Quarterly Report: The 25 Best PS Vita Games

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  • Publish Date: June 30, 2014

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 October.

Best-reviewed PS Vita games of 2014 (as of June 30th)

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

  Game   Metascore
1 Box Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster Buy From Amazon 87
It might not technically be "new," but this two-game compilation is at least new to Vita this year, with graphics upgraded from the original PS2 releases.
2TxK  84
3Luftrausers  83
4Soul Sacrifice Delta NEW 82
5Gunslugs  81
6The Sly Collection NEWBuy From Amazon80
7Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f  80
8Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc Buy From Amazon80
9OlliOlli  79
10Surge Deluxe  77
11God of War Collection NEWBuy From Amazon74
12Dustforce  73
13Toukiden: The Age of Demons Buy From Amazon71
14Demon Gaze NEWBuy From Amazon71
15Lemmings Touch NEW 68
16Dead Nation NEW 68
17Deception IV: Blood Ties Buy From Amazon67
18Monster Monpiece NEW 67
19Football Manager Classic 2014 NEW 67
20King Oddball  66
21Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z  66
22Destiny of Spirits  66
23Borderlands 2 NEWBuy From Amazon64
24PlayStation Vita Pets NEW 63
25Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars NEWBuy From Amazon62

Includes games released between January 1, 2014 and June 30, 2014 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 June 30, 2014.

Best-reviewed PS Vita games of all time

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

  Game   Metascore
1Persona 4 Golden (2012) Buy From Amazon93
2Spelunky (2013)  88
3Rayman Origins (2012) Buy From Amazon88
4LittleBigPlanet PS Vita (2012) Buy From Amazon88
5Guacamelee! (2013)  87
6Rayman Legends (2013) Buy From Amazon87
7Tearaway (2013) Buy From Amazon87
8Velocity Ultra (2013)  87
9Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster (2014) Buy From Amazon87
10Tales From Space: Mutant Blobs Attack (2012)  86
11Hotline Miami (2013)  85
12Sine Mora (2012)  85
13Mortal Kombat (2012) Buy From Amazon85
14Terraria (2013)  85
15TxK (2014)  84
16Sound Shapes (2012)  84
17PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD (2013)  84
18Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward (2012) Buy From Amazon84
19Bit.Trip Presents...Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien (2013)  83
20Lumines: Electronic Symphony (2012) Buy From Amazon83
21Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD (2012)  83
22Gravity Rush (2012) Buy From Amazon83
23Luftrausers (2014)  83
24BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend (2012) Buy From Amazon83
25Ys: Memories of Celceta (2013) Buy From Amazon82

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 (2)

  • 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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