PlayStation Vita Platformer Games

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

Platform: PlayStation Vita
December 20, 2016
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is a belly dancing, hair-whipping HD adventure from WayForward, makers of Ducktales Remastered, Adventure Time, and Contra 4.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.0
Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee - New 'n' Tasty

Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee - New 'n' Tasty

Platform: PlayStation Vita
January 19, 2016
Rescue your fellow meat factory slaves in this nostalgic, classic platformer with the latest immersive graphics and design. Find your destiny. Once a happy floor waxer in Oddworld's biggest meat processing plant, Abe stumbled across his boss's secret plan to turn the factory's slave labour force into the latest in the RuptureFarms Tasty Treats line of novelty meat snacks. Abe now has to save his own skin from the grinders even if simply escaping the flesh farm is only the start of his Oddysee. Trigger-happy hunting parties, carnivorous sacred beasts, ancient temple traps and even a return to his former workplace await Abe on his journey to discover his people's heritage.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.7
Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee HD

Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee HD

Platform: PlayStation Vita
December 16, 2014
Munch, the Gabbit with odditude and his sidekick Abe lead an off-beat revolution to save the world. With their sacred land in jeopardy of being destroyed by the greedy Glukkons, Munch and Abe team up to teach those rascals a lesson by using their chanting prowess to control the enemy, arming themselves with wacky weapons, and acquiring power-ups for extra boosts. You can switch between Munch and Abe at anytime to utilize each character's unique abilities and access certain areas.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.2
Rogue Legacy

Rogue Legacy

Platform: PlayStation Vita
July 29, 2014
Each time you die, your child will succeed you. Every child is unique. One child might be colorblind, another might have tourettes-- they could even be a dwarf. That's OK, because no one is perfect, and you don't have to be perfect to win this game. But you do have to be pretty darn good because this game is HARD. Fortunately, every time you die all the gold you've collected can be used to upgrade you manor, giving your next child a step up in life and another chance at vanquishing evil.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.8
1001 Spikes

1001 Spikes

Platform: PlayStation Vita
June 3, 2014
Aban Hawkins & the 1,001 Spikes is a 2D platformer where you have 1,001 lives to beat the game.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
6.4
Fez

Fez

Platform: PlayStation Vita
March 25, 2014
Gomez is a 2D man on a voyage of discovery into the mysterious 3rd dimension. Change your perspective and look at the world in a different way.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
6.7
Terraria

Terraria

Platform: PlayStation Vita
December 17, 2013
Terraria is a side-scrolling, action-adventure sandbox game with an emphasis on crafting and exploration set in vast and vibrant worlds.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.0
Stick it to the Man!

Stick it to the Man!

Platform: PlayStation Vita
December 3, 2013
Meet Ray, he lives in a world where everything is made out of paper and stickers. One day he has an accident and wakes up with a giant pink spaghetti arm sticking out of his brain. This gives him awesome powers and he can suddenly change the world around him by folding it, tearing it, pulling stickers off and sticking them elsewhere! And if that weren't enough, Ray can also read peoples minds! Digging into the brains of his fellow citizens, Ray can hear their thoughts and use that to his advantage. Unfortunately, Ray doesn't have much time to get to grips with his new abilities. He is framed by 'The Man' with a crime he didn't commit, and is on the run. Can you help to get Ray out of this sticky situation?
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.7
Atomic Ninjas

Atomic Ninjas

Platform: PlayStation Vita
October 8, 2013
Atomic Ninjas is a colorful and funny multiplayer action game, in which you control super-powered ninjas in frantic online matches against other players.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
6.6
Rayman Legends

Rayman Legends

Platform: PlayStation Vita
September 3, 2013
Rayman Legends is the follow-up to Rayman Origins and aims to bring innovative multiplayer interactions for you to use.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.4
Spelunky

Spelunky

Platform: PlayStation Vita
August 27, 2013
Spelunky is a unique platformer with randomized levels that offer a new and challenging experience each time you play! Journey deep underground and explore fantastic places filled with monsters, traps, and treasure. Fully-destructible environments open up lots of strategies and make it a blast to master the game's many secrets.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.0
The HD Adventures of Rotating Octopus Character

The HD Adventures of Rotating Octopus Character

Platform: PlayStation Vita
August 27, 2013
Metascore:
66
User Score:
6.9
Superfrog HD

Superfrog HD

Platform: PlayStation Vita
August 6, 2013
Superfrog HD is a 2D amphibian platformer that is an HD remake of Team17's classic Superfrog, which was released in 1993 on the Amiga. It will feature all-new graphics and will be appearing on the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
7.4
Stealth Inc: A Clone in the Dark

Stealth Inc: A Clone in the Dark

Platform: PlayStation Vita
July 23, 2013
Stealth Inc: A Clone in the Dark is a fast-paced stealth platformer featuring brutal hazards, ruthless enemies, fiendish puzzles and red pixels galore. Jump, sneak, and be chunked through 80 levels. Will you make it out alive? Armed with only your wits and a pair of top-of-the-line Stealthing Goggles, it's your job to sneak your way through a deadly facility that's determined to extinguish your fragile little life. With no weapons and no armor, being seen means instant death. Stay out of the light to avoid the attention of deadly security robots! Leap like a lusty salmon to avoid those zap-happy lasers! Think fast as the walls close in around you! And once you've defeated these deadly chambers (or they've defeated you), create your own fiendish death-rooms in Stealth Inc's fully-featured level editor. This game supports Cross Buy and entitles you to both the PS3 and Vita version!
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.0
Kung Fu Rabbit

Kung Fu Rabbit

Platform: PlayStation Vita
July 16, 2013
Life in the temple of rabbits hangs by a thread. Universal evil has struck again and kidnapped all of your disciples. Only you managed to escape. They let you live... and they'll soon regret it! Use your agility and combat skills to save your disciples! Jump from roof to roof, slide gracefully along walls, sneak up on your enemies and then rip them to shreds! Detailed graphics, humour, hours of gameplay and intuitive controls. Each level requires logic, precision, agility and lots of sabre rattling. The game also has plenty of trophies to win, babies to save, carrots to eat and a universal evil to expunge! - 80 levels in normal and hard mode, providing dozen of hours of play! - 15 unlockable items to customise your rabbit
Metascore:
72
User Score:
6.6
Jak and Daxter Collection

Jak and Daxter Collection

Platform: PlayStation Vita
June 18, 2013
Nearly 10 years ago, the Jak and Daxter franchise debuted on PlayStation 2, raising the bar for the platforming genre and quickly becoming a fan favorite. Today, we announced that the original Jak and Daxter trilogy will be coming together for the first time ever on one Blu-ray disc in the Jak and Daxter Collection. Available exclusively for PlayStation 3, The Jak and Daxter Collection includes the dynamic duo's first three adventures: Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy, Jak II and Jak 3.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
6.3
Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two

Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two

Platform: PlayStation Vita
June 18, 2013
Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two returns Mickey Mouse and Oswald the Lucky Rabbit to Wasteland, an alternate world filled with 80 years of forgotten Disney characters and theme park attractions. But for the first time, Mickey and Oswald will join forces as true partners - Mickey with his magical paint brush that wields paint and thinner, and Oswald with his powerful remote control that allows him to command electricity. This new co-op play combined with enhanced in-game physics will further enhance the idea that "PlayStyle Matters" - a unique approach to gameplay pioneered by Warren Spector where players dynamically tackle different challenges in order to explore all possibilities and storylines, but with consequences for their chosen actions.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
6.6
LIMBO

LIMBO

Platform: PlayStation Vita
June 4, 2013
LIMBO, a black and white puzzle-platforming adventure, puts players in the role of a young boy traveling through an eerie and treacherous world in an attempt to discover the fate of his sister.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.0
Thomas Was Alone

Thomas Was Alone

Platform: PlayStation Vita
April 23, 2013
Thomas won't be entirely alone, he'll be joined throughout by the awesome Mr Danny Wallace (XFM, Yes Man and Assassin's Creed) who will be narrating his adventures.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
6.8
Guacamelee!

Guacamelee!

Platform: PlayStation Vita
April 9, 2013
The game features a down on his luck Mexican named Juan Aguacate, who sets out to save the world when El Presidente's Daughter is kidnapped by an Evil Charro Skeleton. The story takes place in and around a small village in Mexico, and has the player travelling through alternate dimensions including "The World of the Dead" and "The World of Nightmares" on his quest to rescue the girl he loves.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.3
Life of Pixel

Life of Pixel

Platform: PlayStation Vita
January 9, 2013
13 Game Machines in 1 Epic Game! Journey across the rich landscape of 8-bit and 16-bit gaming! Journey across the expertly-recreated worlds of more than a dozen vintage gaming systems. Life of Pixel takes you on a historical tour-de-force across the rich landscape of 8-bit and 16-bit gaming. Chock-full of tricks & traps, double jumps, gravity inversion, secrets & specials. Vanquish the enemy pixels and bosses who try to thwart you throughout your quest. Featuring a massive variety of beautiful pixel art from classic 8 & 16-bit game systems! Loads of Secrets! Dozens of special secrets to uncover and experience. Look out for jetpacks, bubbles to fly, trampolines, hidden rooms and maps, aeroplanes, skateboards and even a Sinclair C5! Awesome Power-ups Fire pixel from a cannon, reach high areas by bouncing on a trampoline, use the Super Potion to defeat enemies, smash the baddies with the mine cart, uncover secrets with the Bomb. Chip Music Goodness We've worked with amazing chip musicians to create a fantastic chip music soundtrack for the game.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
5.7
Knytt Underground

Knytt Underground

Platform: PlayStation Vita
December 18, 2012
Knytt Underground, the sequel to the massively popular Knytt and Knytt Stories, is the next stage in the well-liked series, with the original boasting over 1 million downloads globally. The exciting platform game offers gamers exploration in an infinitely breathtaking atmosphere and will be available on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita later this year.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
6.8
LittleBigPlanet PS Vita

LittleBigPlanet PS Vita

Platform: PlayStation Vita
September 18, 2012
LittleBigPlanet lets you play, create, and share on the PlayStation Vita. The PS Vita's front and back touch controls let you play freely. Fully customize Sackboy and his world with the specialized CREATE tools, and discover endless levels SHARED by fans online. Includes all features from the first and second games together with new PS VIta exclusive elements.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.5
Gravity Rush

Gravity Rush

Platform: PlayStation Vita
June 12, 2012
Gravity Rush has players manipulate gravity to save your world from destruction. Gain a new perspective as you assume the role of Kat, a head-string girl looking for a way to protect her future in a world that's crumbling under her feet. Tilt and move the Vita, taking gravity into your own hands to deliver devastating attacks, uncover the secrets to your past and explore a mysterious world.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.5
Touch My Katamari

Touch My Katamari

Platform: PlayStation Vita
February 21, 2012
In Touch My Katamari, the ever-growing ball of bits and bobs is controlled by touching the screen to roll it in any direction. A completely new Katamari gameplay feature allows players to use the rear touch pad of the PlayStation Vita to stretch the ball either horizontally or vertically to pick up more objects at once or squeeze through a narrow gap. Players will once again step into the shoes of the tireless Prince, tasked by the King of All Cosmos with rolling up ever more enormous balls of weird and wonderful junk. As the Prince travels through the varied levels of gentle lunacy, he will find himself amassing all manner of items large and small, inanimate and very much alive, from humble little ants to the volcanic grandeur of Mount Fuji. [Sony]
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.5
Tales From Space: Mutant Blobs Attack

Tales From Space: Mutant Blobs Attack

Platform: PlayStation Vita
February 21, 2012
Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack is a side-scrolling puzzle platformer about an ornery mutant blob that, after being held captive in a lab that can only be described as something out of a retro sci-fi movie from the early '50's, escapes into the world and sets out on a path to destroy and consume everything! A follow-up to last year's PlayStation®Network title Tales from Space: About a Blob, Mutant Blobs Attack will contain a wide range of exciting new features and gameplay modes designed exclusively for the PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.3
Little Deviants

Little Deviants

Platform: PlayStation Vita
February 15, 2012
Little Deviants is a series of madcap adventures that will showcase the multitude of features and functions of the NGP, including rear touch pad, touch screen, the motion sensor, front and rear cameras, augmented reality and microphone.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
5.5
Rayman Origins

Rayman Origins

Platform: PlayStation Vita
February 15, 2012
Michel Ancel, celebrated creator of Rayman, Beyond Good & Evil and the Raving Rabbids returns to his roots to bring us Rayman Origins: a high-definition, 2D side-scrolling, platforming adventure! Play Rayman Origins and discover or rediscover the magical universe and legendary 2D gameplay that captured the hearts of fans... When the Glade of Dreams is overrun by "nefurrious" Darktoons, the Fairy Council hastily invokes Rayman to save the day; but the hero of light isn't quite all there...To help him, Rayman teams up with his best friend, Globox, and two crafty wizards, the Teensies. Together, the world's most hilarious team of heroes will need to restore peace to the Glade or watch as their beloved home vanishes like a bad dream... [Sony]
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.4
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