Quarterly Report: The 25 Best PS Vita Games

  • Publish Date: October 1, 2015
  • Comments: ↓ 3 user comments

Our "Quarterly Reports" provide a handy list of the 25 best games for each platform, both for the current year so far and for all time. There's a separate report for each platform, and they will be updated again during the first week in January.

Best-reviewed PS Vita games of 2015 (as of October 1st)

Games released during the last three months (if any) are marked with a NEW symbol.

  Game Buy It Metascore
1 Box OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood   85
This sequel to the street skateboarding hit OlliOlli uses a variety of Hollywood film sets as a backdrop.
2Terraria Buy From Amazon85
3Grim Fandango Remastered  84
4Child of Light Buy From Amazon83
5Steins;Gate Buy From Amazon83
6Joe Danger 2: The Movie  81
7Persona 4: Dancing All Night NEWBuy From Amazon79
8Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines  78
9La-Mulana EX  77
10Ar nosurge Plus: Ode to an Unborn Star NEW 77
11Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk  76
12Dungeon Travelers 2: The Royal Library & the Monster Seal NEWBuy From Amazon76
13Sayonara UmiharaKawase +  76
14Baboon!  73
15Lost Dimension NEWBuy From Amazon73
16Nihilumbra  73
17Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls NEWBuy From Amazon72
18Actual Sunlight NEW 72
19Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed Buy From Amazon71
20Soldner-X 2: Final Prototype  71

Includes games released between January 1, 2015 and September 30, 2015 with at least seven reviews in our database. Note that games are ranked by Metascore prior to rounding. The Metascore is a weighted average of critic reviews on a scale of 0 (bad) to 100 (good). All scores are from October 1, 2015.

Best-reviewed PS Vita games of all time

Games released during the last three months (if any) are marked with a NEW symbol.

  Game Buy It Metascore
1Persona 4 Golden (2012) Buy From Amazon93
2Velocity 2X (2014)  90
3Spelunky (2013)  88
4Rayman Origins (2012) Buy From Amazon88
5LittleBigPlanet PS Vita (2012) Buy From Amazon88
6Guacamelee! (2013)  87
7Rayman Legends (2013) Buy From Amazon87
8Tearaway (2013) Buy From Amazon87
9Velocity Ultra (2013)  87
10Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster (2014) Buy From Amazon86
11Tales From Space: Mutant Blobs Attack (2012)  86
12OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood (2015)  85
13Hotline Miami (2013)  85
14Rogue Legacy (2014)  85
15Sine Mora (2012)  85
16Mortal Kombat (2012) Buy From Amazon85
17Terraria (2015) Buy From Amazon85
18TxK (2014)  84
19Sound Shapes (2012)  84
20Grim Fandango Remastered (2015)  84
21Frozen Synapse Prime (2014)  84
22Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (2014) Buy From Amazon84
23PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD (2013)  84
24Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward (2012) Buy From Amazon84
25Bit.Trip Presents...Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien (2013)  83

Games with fewer than 7 reviews are not eligible for inclusion.

For a complete list of all Vita high (and low) scores, visit Metacritic's PS Vita section.

Comments (3)

  • lazatoy  

    I was surprised by the lack of PORTS on this list,
    one of my favorite games on the vita, telltale's the walking dead was not on list?
    Wow, that surprised me due to large number of PORTS on this list!
    and it was well received, too!

  • thepaksoldier  

    I Like Rayman Pc Game. others are not too good

  • gamesonvita  

    wow i would like to know where this PlayStation 25 best games came from but from the hundreds of games on vita this has hit most of my favs too, thanks for this list just on our similarities i will be sure to pickup a few of these recommendations.

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