Quarterly Report: The 25 Best PS Vita Games

  • Publish Date: July 1, 2015
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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 2015 (as of July 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.
2Steins;Gate NEW 85
3Terraria NEWBuy From Amazon85
4Grim Fandango Remastered  84
5Child of Light Buy From Amazon83
6Joe Danger 2: The Movie  81
7Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines  78
8La-Mulana EX  76
9Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk  76
10Sayonara UmiharaKawase + NEW 76
11Baboon!  73
12Nihilumbra  73
13Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed NEWBuy From Amazon72
14Woah Dave!  71
15Soldner-X 2: Final Prototype  71

Includes games released between January 1, 2015 and June 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 July 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
15Steins;Gate (2015) NEW 85
16Sine Mora (2012)  85
17Mortal Kombat (2012) Buy From Amazon85
18Terraria (2015) NEWBuy From Amazon85
19TxK (2014)  84
20Sound Shapes (2012)  84
21Grim Fandango Remastered (2015)  84
22Frozen Synapse Prime (2014)  84
23Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (2014) Buy From Amazon84
24PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD (2013)  84
25Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward (2012) Buy From Amazon84

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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