Quarterly Report: The 25 Best PS Vita Games

  • Publish Date: December 31, 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 April.

Best-reviewed PS Vita games of 2015

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

  Game Buy It Metascore
1 Box Code:Realize - Guardian of Rebirth NEW Buy From Amazon 86
This "otome"-style visual novel borrows characters from 19th and 20th century literature for its impressively illustrated steampunk tale.
2OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood  85
3Terraria Buy From Amazon85
4Grim Fandango Remastered  84
5Child of Light Buy From Amazon83
6Steins;Gate Buy From Amazon83
7SUPERBEAT: XONiC NEWBuy From Amazon82
8Joe Danger 2: The Movie  81
9Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines  78
10Persona 4: Dancing All Night Buy From Amazon77
11La-Mulana EX  77
12Ar nosurge Plus: Ode to an Unborn Star Buy From Amazon77
13Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk  76
14Sayonara UmiharaKawase +  76
15Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax NEWBuy From Amazon75
16Dungeon Travelers 2: The Royal Library & the Monster Seal Buy From Amazon75
17Actual Sunlight  75
18Baboon!  73
19Nihilumbra  73
20Lost Dimension Buy From Amazon72
21Earth Defense Force 2: Invaders From Planet Space NEWBuy From Amazon72
22Amnesia: Memories  72
23Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls Buy From Amazon72
24Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed Buy From Amazon71
25Soldner-X 2: Final Prototype  71

Includes games released between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 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 December 31, 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
12Code:Realize - Guardian of Rebirth (2015) NEWBuy From Amazon86
13OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood (2015)  85
14Hotline Miami (2013)  85
15Rogue Legacy (2014)  85
16Sine Mora (2012)  85
17Mortal Kombat (2012) Buy From Amazon85
18Terraria (2015) Buy 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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