Game Releases by Score

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Persona 4 Golden 1.

Persona 4 Golden

November 20, 2012
Persona 4: The Golden is a remastered version of PS2 classic Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4.
Metascore:
93
User Score:
8.5
Velocity 2X 2.

Velocity 2X

September 2, 2014
Velocity 2X features puzzle-platforming action alongside top-down shoot 'em-up gameplay.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
7.2
Spelunky 3.

Spelunky

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
Rayman Origins 4.

Rayman Origins

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
LittleBigPlanet PS Vita 5.

LittleBigPlanet PS 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
Guacamelee! 6.

Guacamelee!

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
Rayman Legends 7.

Rayman Legends

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
Tearaway 8.

Tearaway

November 22, 2013
Adventure through a vibrant papery world with your new friend Iota, a plucky messenger with a unique message to deliver-to you.This paper world is small enough to hold in your own two hands, allowing you to reach into the game with your god-like powers and help Iota complete this very special delivery.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.9
Velocity Ultra 9.

Velocity Ultra

July 2, 2013
Velocity Ultra is what Velocity should have been the first time around: a native PlayStation Vita title with deliciously sharp and stylish HD graphics, PSN trophies and online leader boards. [FuturLab]
Metascore:
87
User Score:
7.9
Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster 10.

Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster

March 18, 2014
Can you help save the people of Spira? Join Tidus and Yuna on an adventure to rid the world of Sin and bring about the Calm in one of the most popular FINAL FANTASY stories of all time. FINAL FANTASY X HD Remaster is a remastered edition of the game in HD, so if you’ve been wanting to relive your adventures (or experience the story for the first time) now’s your chance.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
9.0
Tales From Space: Mutant Blobs Attack 11.

Tales From Space: Mutant Blobs Attack

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
Code:Realize - Guardian of Rebirth 12.

Code:Realize - Guardian of Rebirth

October 20, 2015
Restricted to an abandoned mansion on the outskirts of London in fulfillment of a promise to her father, lonely Cardia lives day to day isolated from the world. Her body carries a deadly poison that rots or melts anything her skin touches, prompting the locals to call her a “monster.” Her last conversation with her father two years ago, telling her to stay out of sight and never fall in love, is the furthest back she can remember. One day, her quiet solitude is interrupted as the Royal Guards break in to capture her. It is then that Cardia meets Arsène Lupin, a chivalrous thief, who helps her escape the soldiers’ clutches. She soon finds herself on a journey with Lupin to locate her father, who holds the answers to her mysterious condition. The two are soon joined by four more interesting and handsome gentlemen…
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.0
OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood 13.

OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood

March 3, 2015
OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood plucks the iconic skater from the street and dropping him squarely in the middle of the Big Screen’s most bodacious cinematic locations.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.0
Hotline Miami 14.

Hotline Miami

June 25, 2013
Step into the neon-soaked underground of 1980s Miami as bizarre messages on your answering machine seem to be urging you to commit terrible acts of violence - but will you obey? Hotline Miami is full of raw brutality and skull crushing close combat as you find yourself outgunned and using your wits to choreograph your way through impossible situations. An unmistakable visual style, a driving soundtrack, and a surreal plot that will have you question your own thirst for blood. Bash and blast through over 20 multiscreen levels with 35 unique weapons and collect 25 game-altering masks in one of the darkest and most unusual independent games on the scene.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.5
Rogue Legacy 15.

Rogue Legacy

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
Sine Mora 16.

Sine Mora

November 20, 2012
Co-developed by Grasshopper Manufacture and Digital Reality, and published by Microsoft Studios, Sine Mora is a dieselpunk shoot 'em up that provides a unique take on the genre, where time is the ultimate factor. Mixing classic shooter sensibilities with next-gen presentation, Sine Mora is a gorgeous shmup that appeals to both hardcore and casual gamers alike. Coming exclusively to Xbox LIVE Arcade, Sine Mora features over 60 combinations of planes, characters and time manipulation devices to complete every beautifully-crafted stage with scaling difficulty. All of this is set to an epic score of soaring heights, composed by Akira Yamaoka, acclaimed for his works on Shadows of the Damned and the Silent Hill series.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.2
Mortal Kombat 17.

Mortal Kombat

May 1, 2012
Get ready to re-enter the tournament wherever you are. A full reboot of the franchise, this latest version of the game combines innovative mature oriented fighter gameplay with a deep story mode, enhanced graphics and game technology and new game modes. The game features a storyline that takes you back to the original tournament, exclusive Vita functionality, fatalities presented in graphic detail never imagined in earlier release, and completely new game modes.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.9
Terraria 18.

Terraria

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
TxK 19.

TxK

February 11, 2014
Glowing vectors, explosive particle effects and a pulse-pounding soundtrack are core elements of many modern arcade shooters - a style that Llamasoft defined with its seminal 90s tube shooter. TxK is the spiritual successor to that genre-defining work and brings you 100 levels of score-chasing gameplay married to an outstanding soundtrack that will have your head nodding as you blast your way onto the scoreboards.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.2
Sound Shapes 20.

Sound Shapes

August 7, 2012
Sound Shapes has you play, compose, and share on the NGP in this side-scrolling platformer, where you create music with your actions using the touch screen.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.8
Steins;Gate 0 21.

Steins;Gate 0

November 29, 2016
If you can't save the on you love... ... How can you save humanity? - A new story in the critically-acclaimed Steins;Gate series. - From the depths of despair - explore a whole new world line - Your favourite characters return alongside a brand new cast!
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.6
Grim Fandango Remastered 22.

Grim Fandango Remastered

January 27, 2015
Something's Rotten in the Land of the Dead... ...and you're being played for a sucker. He sells luxury packages to souls on their four-year journey to eternal rest. But there's trouble in paradise. Help Manny untangle himself from a conspiracy that threatens his salvation.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.3
Frozen Synapse Prime 23.

Frozen Synapse Prime

September 23, 2014
Prime is an asynchronous, turn-based strategy game that allows players to participated in several matches simultaneously. It also includes a single-player campaign set within a dystopian future, where you assume the role of a tactician to a resistance group attempting to prevent an evil corporation from taking over a city.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.2
Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition 24.

Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition

October 14, 2014
The game involves players creating and destroying various types of blocks in a three dimensional environment. The player takes an avatar that can destroy or create blocks, forming fantastic structures, creations and artwork across the various multiplayer servers in multiple game modes.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.5
PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD 25.

PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD

July 30, 2013
What do you get? The 21 Tiki Island levels and 24 Challenge levels from the original PixelJunk Monsters PS3. From the Encore expansion Toki island with 15 levels inspired by arcade classics and the third island, Tum Tum. From the Deluxe Edition a fourth island, Gati Gati with 11 more stages. Not to mention trap towers, gem towers, scuttlers, fire monsters, flying balloon monsters, unlockable content and more.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.6
Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward 26.

Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward

October 23, 2012
Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward has players taking on the Nonary Game again, as it's back and more deadly than ever.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.7
Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds 27.

Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds

May 16, 2017
The remastered telling of the visual novel Hakuoki focuses on the story set in Kyoto. The young Chizuru, determined to find her father, will romance the famous samurai of Shinsengumi through a series of engaging stories in this historical fantasy adventure.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.5
Steins;Gate 28.

Steins;Gate

June 5, 2015
Okabe Rintaro -- aka Okarin -- is an eccentric college student who dreams of conspiracy and chaos. Adopting the persona of a mad scientist, he spends his time developing oddball gadgets with his friends in their makeshift laboratory. One day, they accidentally discover that one of their inventions can send emails into the past. In other words, they have created a time machine. SERN, John Titor, the IBN 5100, the Butterfly Effect, and the 11 theories of time travel -- when chance brings these elements together in Akihabara, Japan, the fate of the world hangs in the balance. What will Okarin choose when he holds the future in his hands?
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.8
Bit.Trip Presents...Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien 29.

Bit.Trip Presents...Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien

December 17, 2013
Runner 2 - Future Legend of Rhythm Alien is a rhythm-music, auto-running platformer that is inspired by the Bit.Trip series originally released on Nintendo platforms.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.2
Lumines: Electronic Symphony 30.

Lumines: Electronic Symphony

February 15, 2012
New block mechanics: For the first time in the series, special new block mechanics give players additional strategic options. Clear huge block combos using the powerful Chain Block, and learn to master the randomizing powers of the Shuffle Block. Star-studded musical line-up: Featuring some of the best and brightest names in electronic music, the soundtrack for Lumines Electronic Symphony is a diverse selection of known artists as well as original tracks composed by Q Entertainment's sound team, providing the ultimate aural experience. Look for tracks from The Chemical Brothers, Mark Ronson, Underworld, LCD Soundsystem, and more. All-new EXP system: Lumines Electronic Symphony rewards player effort and investment by providing an in-depth player profile, deep stat tracking, and a new Experience Points system that rewards every player's play style with a level-based reward system. The more you play –whether in solo or versus play— the richer your Lumines experience will be. Social experience: Compare your progress against your friends. Every time you play Lumines Electronic Symphony --whether in single- or multi-player modes-- you earn experience points. Another level, another rank, or another reward is always within reach. Whether you're a new Lumines player or a veteran of the series, Lumines Electronic Symphony's new social features will encourage you to play just "one more game." [Sony]
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.9
Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD 31.

Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD

December 18, 2012
The Fabled Oddworld Series Makes its Return in High Definition in Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.1
Child of Light 32.

Child of Light

July 1, 2014
A 2D side-scrolling role-playing game inspired by the art style of Studio Ghibli. Young Aurora wakes up in a strange land where all light has been stolen from the sky. Before she can return to her home, she must return the Moon, Sun and Stars and free the kingdom of Lemuria from Queen Umbra’s influence. Built on the UbiArt Framework and inspired by epic poetry and dark fairytales, Child of Light is a work of art brought to life – and now it’s a work of art you can bring with you wherever you go.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.9
Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma 33.

Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma

June 28, 2016
Choice is your only method of salvation and your only method of escape. How much of your humanity will you sacrifice to gain your freedom? As a new age of ruin looms large on the horizon, you have to make impossible decisions and weather unimaginable consequences as you straddle the line between absolution and damnation.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.3
Gravity Rush 34.

Gravity Rush

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
Luftrausers 35.

Luftrausers

March 18, 2014
Luftrausers is an arcade-style aerial combat shooter where ace pilots will be able to customize their own "rauser" and battle wily enemy fighters amongst the clouds or charge colossal battleships scattered across the open seas.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.4
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend 36.

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend

February 14, 2012
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift EXTEND makes a return with the devious all new playable character Relius Clover, new story scenarios, new gameplay modes, and competitively balanced action. Enhanced Story Mode: Relive and rediscover the events that took place in BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger or venture forth into one of four all new story scenarios. New and Revised Game Modes to Explore: Take on the strongest of foes in Unlimited Mars Mode, dungeoneer your way to the bottom of Abyss Mode, or refine your skills in the improved Challenge Mode. Fully Revised Combat System: All characters new and old have been thoroughly rebalanced and armed with all new strategies and combos to take your game to the top. Improved Online Multiplayer: Battle it out in BlazBlue’s acclaimed online mode with all new online multiplayer features, such as online team battles. [Sony]
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.5
Ys: Memories of Celceta 37.

Ys: Memories of Celceta

November 26, 2013
Ys: Memories of Celceta has players revisit the land and characters of the Japanese cult favorite Ys IV. This re-envisioning of the fourth installment in the Ys series takes a new approach, changing and framing the story of Ys IV within an all-new tale of conspiracy, deception and mystery.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.7
Super Stardust Delta 38.

Super Stardust Delta

February 14, 2012
The Super Stardust franchise blasts its way into your hands with its latest iteration: Super Stardust Delta. With brand-new features made specifically for Vita, players continue to destroy everything in their sight. Create black holes, launch swarm missiles and unleash shockwaves with all-new Vita controls. [Sony]
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.0
Quell Memento 39.

Quell Memento

June 4, 2013
Forget the world. Fall in love with this enchanting zen puzzler.Set within an old abandoned house, the player restores order to the jumbled memories of the last occupant, and in doing so embarks on a haunting journey of self-discovery and reflection.* Over 150 cunningly crafted puzzles!* Perfectly balanced difficulty curve!* HD and Retina support hand-painted art!* Universal app with iCloud integration* GameCenter Achievements and Leaderboards* New soundtrack by composer Steven CravisSuitable for all ages, this is an experience that will stay with you long after you put it down.-------------------------------CURIOUS? More info on: bulkypix.comfacebook.com/Bulkypixtwitter.com/Bulkypixyoutube.com/Bulkypix
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.6
The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series - The Complete First Season 40.

The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series - The Complete First Season

August 20, 2013
The Walking Dead is an award-winning vision of Robert Kirkman's global hit comic book series. Experience the true horror and emotional impact of being a survivor of the undead apocalypse in a zombie game unlike any other. You will meet people and experience events that will impact the story of Deputy Sheriff Rick Grimes, and you will be forced to make decisions that are not only tough, but that will have a direct effect on the story that you experience. The undead are everywhere, but they're not your only problem. Starvation, betrayal, heartbreak and more will challenge you as you attempt to survive in the world of The Walking Dead.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.6
XCOM: Enemy Unknown Plus 41.

XCOM: Enemy Unknown Plus

March 22, 2016
Threatened by an unknown enemy, the Earth's governments unite to form a secret paramilitary organization, known as XCOM, to combat this extraterrestrial attack. As the commander of XCOM, you control the global defense team and its resources in a battle against the terrifying alien invasion. XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a reimagining of X-COM, the classic strategy game from 1993, and developed by the award-winning creators of Civilization. You will control the fate of the human race by creating and managing a fully operational base, researching alien technologies, planning combat missions, and controlling soldier movement in battle.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.1
Soul Sacrifice Delta 42.

Soul Sacrifice Delta

May 13, 2014
The first obvious addition to Librom’s pages is the Bazaar Ledger; Carnatux’s bazaar, to be more precise.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.5
Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited 43.

Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited

August 12, 2014
Disgaea 4 is a sequel to Disgaea, a hardcore, turn-based, strategy RPG. In Disgaea, character units have a limit to their movement and attack ranges, based on level and weapons equipped. There are other special game factors that let you take advantage of the 3D battle map, many of which are unique to Disgaea. As the 4th installment in the series Disgaea 4 adopts an all new graphic engine with a much more emphasis on a anime style graphics and also adopts many new game system for an exciting battle adventure.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.1
Severed 44.

Severed

April 26, 2016
Severed follows the saga of a distraught warrior, who is lost in a fantastical world, as she knits together pieces of her story from both the past and the future. As the heroine, players will embark on a journey through a surreal, nonlinear world by using a gesture-based combat mechanic to defeat enemies in this first-person adventure. During their journey, players will unlock new abilities, discover secrets of the land, and grow in power as they master both offensive and defensive techniques.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.8
Lone Survivor: The Director's Cut 45.

Lone Survivor: The Director's Cut

September 24, 2013
Lone Survivor is a psychological survival adventure game which has taken elements from classic adventure games and the best elements of the survival horror genre to create something you haven’t seen before. You can expect scares, scarcity of ammo and exploration of surreal and atmospheric environments to be a big part of the game, but there’s also an element of psychological horror and choice that often isn’t explored in modern survival horror titles. [Playstation.com]
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.0
Gunslugs 46.

Gunslugs

February 18, 2014
Gunslugs is the most chaotic, fun, arcade action game you'll find on any platform! Non-stop action from the guys behind Meganoid, Meganoid 2 and Stardash !“There’s so much praise I want to ramble on about, but I’ll leave it at this: Gunslugs is a game you must get your hands on” – Gamezebo“Fans of the run ’n gun genre need to check this out.” – 148apps"“Gunslugs is again, another great game to add to OrangePixel’s roster. I don’t know how so many games are produced so fast but instead of the quality dropping, it’s always better and always different.” – Paranerds“retro graphics, perfect controls, great physics, [great] gameplay and loads of fun and entertainment.” – The App-Shack"Basically, it’s everything you could ask for from a rampaging action game, all packed up in a neat little mobile release with ample amounts of retro-style visuals, music and secrets.” – JayIsGamesFEATURES* Random level generation - no 2 game sessions will be the same!* Unlockable characters* Thumping sound track* Fun variation of weapons* Tank driving!* Jetpack flying!* Secret levels* Objectives/achievements* Destruction* Chaos* Rain, snow, and big bad hell worms* Wizards, princesses, geeks, voodoo priests and many more surprises... !- Two player co-op mode is supported by use of the Joypad app
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.2
Metal Gear Solid HD Collection 47.

Metal Gear Solid HD Collection

June 12, 2012
From the critically acclaimed director, Hideo Kojima, Metal Gear Solid HD Collection offers a handful of the most popular Metal Gear Solid titles from the past in true HD for the first time ever. Featuring three complete games, Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater and Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, the HD Collection offers old and new fans a chance to experience the epic game play, design and storytelling of the MGS franchise. The "Metal Gear Solid (MGS)" series is the seminal work of Hideo Kojima, Japan's master game creator, and the progenitor of the stealth action game genre. The series has become a global phenomenon, with over 27 million copies sold worldwide. The player controls a secret agent from an elite special forces unit who is sent on solo sneaking missions through enemy installations, vast jungles, and sometimes even the thick of battle. Alone and surrounded by the enemy, even a special forces agent will find it tough to come out alive. But that is the secret behind the series' popularity-the cerebral challenge of figuring out how to avoid combat, and the thrill of sneaking through enemy territory undetected.The MGS series is also known for its storyline, which blends seamlessly with the gameplay. The scenarios are based on extensive research and incorporate the drama of actual developments in society. These elements have made MGS what it is today: a mature work of entertainment that transcends national borders and the confines of video games, and one of the leading products of the Japanesecontent business.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.5
Joe Danger 2: The Movie 48.

Joe Danger 2: The Movie

January 13, 2015
On the set of the greatest blockbuster "Movie" ever made, create your own action film scene by scene, performing every stunt yourself. Using dozens of stunt vehicles and spanning every action film genre imaginable perfect every stunt to thrill the audience, or crack them up with your failed attempts. Strap on the helmet of Joe Danger, and defy death to impress the Director.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
6.4
SUPERBEAT: XONiC 49.

SUPERBEAT: XONiC

November 10, 2015
Fully compatible with PlayStation TV.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.3
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f 50.

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f

March 4, 2014
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F lets players join Hatsune Miku in an all-new rhythm video game featuring selections from her popular songs.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.1
Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair 51.

Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair

September 2, 2014
Jabberwock Island was, at one time, a popular tourist haunt. This now populated island remains oddly pristine. You and your classmates at the elite Hope's Peak Academy have been brought to this island by your cute teacher for a “lovey-dovey, heart-throbbing school trip.” Everyone seems to be having fun in the sun...until Monokuma returns to restart his murderous game! Trapped on this island of mutual killing, your only hope of escape rests in solving the island’s mysteries. But be warned—sometimes the truth can be its own despair. [NIS America]
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.8
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd 52.

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd

November 18, 2014
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd features 20 classic songs from the previously Japan-only Playstation Portable games making their first debut in the West, and 20 new songs to the Project DIVA series. In addition to the new songs, the game features updated gameplay mechanics and controls, more than eighty brand new and remade modules, Cross-Save compatibility, Markerless AR Mode (Vita) and a revamped edit mode ranking system that showcases the most popular user generated content. [SEGA]
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.5
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II 53.

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II

September 6, 2016
Peace a memory. Despite the best efforts of military student Rean Schwarzer and his comrades, forces much greater than they have swept the land of Erebonia into a full-blown civil war. After a terrible struggle, Rean awakens in the mountains near his hometown, uncertain what fate befell his classmates and comrades. Though the road will not be an easy one, Rean decides to take up his sword once again.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.4
Uncharted: Golden Abyss 54.

Uncharted: Golden Abyss

February 15, 2012
Uncover the dark secret behind the 400-year-old massacre of a Spanish expedition as Nathan Drake tracks the murderous trail of an ancient and secret Spanish sect. Caught in the middle of a rivalry between Jason Dante - his old friend - and Marisa Chase - the granddaughter of an archeologist who has mysteriously vanished without a trace - Nathan Drake delves into the treacherous river basins, undiscovered temple ruins and karst caverns of Central America in search of a legendary lost city, only to find himself pushed to the edge of the Golden Abyss. [Sony]
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.5
Sly Cooper Collection 55.

Sly Cooper Collection

May 27, 2014
Also known as The Sly Trilogy. The Sly Collection features three PlayStation 2 action-packed classic hits (Sly Cooper and the Thievius Racconus, Sly 2: Band of Thieves and Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves).
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.8
Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc 56.

Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc

February 11, 2014
Fifteen super-elite students have been locked in the school and they are forced to live in this isolated community. There is a special rule for the students: only murderers can graduate from the school, and this rule turns the prosperous school into the despairing place. The protagonist, however, does not follow this rule. He investigates murders instead of murdering somebody and tries to figure out a way to escape from the school.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.7
Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony 57.

Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony

September 26, 2017
Welcome to a new world of Danganronpa, and prepare yourself for the biggest, most exhilarating episode yet. Set in a psycho-cool environment, a new cast of 16 characters find themselves kidnapped and imprisoned in a school. Inside, some will kill, some will die, and some will be punished. Reimagine what you thought high-stakes, fast-paced investigation was as you investigate twisted murder cases and condemn your new friends to death. KEY FEATURES: * A New Danganronpa Begins - Forget what you thought you knew about Danganronpa and join a completely new cast of Ultimates for a brand-new beginning. * Murder Mysteries - In a world where everyone is trying to survive, nobodys motivations are quite what they seem. Use your skills to solve each new murder or meet a gruesome end. * Lie, Panic, Debate! - The world is shaped by our perception of it. Fast-paced trial scenes will require lies, quick wits, and logic to guide your classmates to the right conclusions. * New Mini Games - Between the madness of murdered peers and deadly trials, enjoy an abundance of brand-new mini games!
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.7
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 58.

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

February 15, 2012
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 takes the battle to new heights. With new iconic characters from the Marvel and Capcom universes, 48 characters included, a refined fighting system, eight new stages and new modes, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 continues the Capcom fighting game legacy when it releases at launch of the Playstation Vita. Features online and local multiplayer, touchscreen functionality, NEAR, Heroes & Heralds mode, special gold herald skins, replay mode, and everything you would find in the PlayStation 3 experience. Twelve new legends from Marvel and Capcom join the fray, bringing the roster of characters on the disc up to 48, and a total of 50 with DLC. Includes some of the most iconic and celebrated characters from the Marvel and Capcom universes, including Phoenix Wright on the Capcom side and Nova from the Marvel universe. The revamped roster also includes Vergil, Nemesis, Frank West, Strider and Firebrand from Capcom and Iron Fist, Doctor Strange, Rocket Raccoon, Ghost Rider and Hawkeye from Marvel. Includes eight new stages, including tons of tweaks and surprises added to existing stages. After many fan requests, Spectator mode is now available as part of an overall improved online experience along with other new modes and enhancements. Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 offers re-balanced gameplay that will provide accessible depth for both newcomers and pros alike. [Sony]
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.8
Dead or Alive 5 Plus 59.

Dead or Alive 5 Plus

March 19, 2013
Building on the DOA series' signature fighting style, DEAD OR ALIVE 5 PLUS brings the graphics and new martial arts techniques of the recent console release to the PS Vita with all-new system-specific features. Players take on the roles of the cast of DEAD OR ALIVE fighters in an action-filled brawler set in locations from around the world, with each stage featuring backdrops that change and interact with players. Characters are rendered in lifelike detail. New touch controls bring a new experience to fighting games. Simple taps, swipes, and pinches on your opponent trigger a variety of devastating moves. Using the Vita's motion sensor, you can even play vertically for a first-person, full-screen view of your opponent. Both novice and expert players can also find even more ways to up their game with new training-focused modes and a new display of advanced frame data that reveals twice the amount of information for each move compared to previous versions.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.0
FIFA Soccer 60.

FIFA Soccer

February 15, 2012
EA SPORTS FIFA Soccer on PS Vita gives you the same physics-based, data driven technology that powers FIFA gameplay on PlayStation 3. Take part in eight different game modes, including 11 vs. 11, Tournament Mode with over 50 real-world competitions, a full in-depth Career Mode, and head-to-head online. Innovations that utilize a rear touch pad and touchscreen create an intelligent and unique gameplay experience. Rear touch pad shooting delivers pin-point accuracy and removes the element of "hit and hope" from shooting and touchscreen passing opens up the field of play for more creative and precision passing.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.2
Street Fighter X Tekken 61.

Street Fighter X Tekken

October 23, 2012
"Street Fighter" is best known for its well-polished 2D game play, and "Street Fighter IV" is an exemplary addition to the series. And now, based on the "Street Fighter IV" engine, the "TEKKEN" characters will be stepping into the ring to fight. Featuring two on two "Tag Team Fighting", and together with Battle and Training Modes, this title will push the series beyond its limits.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.5
Need for Speed: Most Wanted - A Criterion Game 62.

Need for Speed: Most Wanted - A Criterion Game

October 30, 2012
Need for Speed: Most Wanted is an open world Racing game. The game is the 19th release in the long-running Need for Speed franchise, and the first for the PlayStation Vita. It hearkens back to the earliest games in the series as players compete in races with police unified against them. Races have a set beginning and end point, with the open world game design allowing players to complete each using whatever path they can find. Additional features of performance include a unique blend of Simulation and Arcade gameplay, social play options through the Autolog 2 feature, exciting multiplayer support, and a large selection of vehicles.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.6
Wipeout 2048 63.

Wipeout 2048

February 15, 2012
Experience the speed of anti-gravity racing with PlayStation Vita's enhanced controls - including front touch, rear touch, and six-axis motion sensors. Optimized for 23rd century racing, you can compete with up to 8 other players on 10 new tracks. It’s a visceral battle to stay atop the online leaderboards. [Sony]
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.2
Retro City Rampage 64.

Retro City Rampage

October 9, 2012
A parody of the open-world action genre, Retro City Rampage takes modern game mechanics and mashes them into an authentic 8-bit experience. It's one half fast paced arcade game, the other half a hilarious story mode! It's all the driving and shooting you'd expect and a whole lot more! With missions that twist pages straight from classic game experiences, you get to re-live and rewrite history in a way only a modern anti-hero could! When it comes to enemies, weapons are only the beginning! Put on your boots and jump on their heads! Toss 'em around to knock the rest down! Become truly unstoppable with awesome power-ups! Through its world, characters and missions, Retro City Rampage lampoons the entire 8-bit era from its games to the TV, movies and pop culture!
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.8
OlliOlli 65.

OlliOlli

January 21, 2014
OlliOlli mixes one-life gameplay with over 120 tricks and grinds across 50 levels, 250 Challenges, Spots Mode and Daily Grind. Complete all challenges to unlock the super skillful RAD Mode. Rack up the biggest and coolest combos along the way then time your landing to perfection to rule the leader-boards. Just don’t slam on your face (you will slam on your face). OlliOlli rewards the most skillful and riskiest players, always tempting them to go for that for that audacious 360 backside flip and ludicrous chain of combos leaving them to time their landing to perfection - or risk losing their score.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.8
Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate 66.

Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate

July 26, 2016
Legend has it that Reeva, god of Destiny, holds sway over the past, present, and future. Said to dwell in the mysterious Tower of Fortune, Reeva decides the fates of all mankind with a trio of magic dice. Lead Shiren The Wanderer and his sidekick Koppa in their quest to conquer the Tower of Fortune. [Playstation.com]
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.0
Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland 67.

Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland

July 22, 2014
The alchemic RPG franchise from Gust carries on the tradition of the Atelier series, using alchemy as the main focal point. Atelier Rorona Plus focuses on the exploits of Rorolina Frixell, one the most beloved characters of the Arland trilogy (Ateliers Meruru/ Totori/ Rorona), a young girl who is assigned to complete alchemy tasks over 3 years in order to keep her alchemy workshop and not be banished from the kingdom of Arland. Players can craft new items and also battle enemies using the power of alchemy. As all games in the Atelier series, this title is set against an anime-like background with 3D graphics and is characterized by an elaborate crafting and synthesis system.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.9
CastleStorm 68.

CastleStorm

November 5, 2013
CastleStorm features medieval ballista weaponry, allowing players to launch an assortment of explosive weapons including Morningstars, Apple Grenades, Homing Eagles, and even flying sheep to defeat an onslaught of enemies trying to capture your flag and destroy your castle. Deploy a fearsome ground attack of swordsmen, knights, and donkey riders in order to protect your castle games, and if all else fails, call upon powerful spells to help keep the enemy at bay.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.5
Muramasa Rebirth 69.

Muramasa Rebirth

June 25, 2013
Muramasa Rebirth is the follow-up to Muramasa: The Demon Blade that tells the tale of two souls and 108 deadly blades.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.4
MotorStorm RC 70.

MotorStorm RC

March 6, 2012
A unique blend of old-school and contemporary racing gameplay, MotorStorm RC is an addictive racer, with social interaction at the fore. Players will be able to build an impressive garage of vehicles, with 24 vehicles initially available to unlock in the game, with DLC and expansion packs allowing gamers to access new tracks, vehicles, and more, planned after launch.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
6.8
Stealth Inc: A Clone in the Dark 71.

Stealth Inc: A Clone in the Dark

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
Killzone: Mercenary 72.

Killzone: Mercenary

September 10, 2013
Killzone: Mercenary proides a new perspective on the Killzone Universe. You’re not simply an Army grunt folling orders - you’re freelance gun for hire, a merc - a soldier of fortune - someone who doesn't play by the rules or fight for any particular flag. They’re in it for the cheddar. The client might enumerate the objective, but he won't tell you how to do your job. You formulate your own tactics and choose your own weapons; so long as you get the job done. The game provides a full single player Campaign, spread over 9 missions. In addition to the primary missions, there is a new Contracts mode, offering an additional 27 sets of objectives. You select from three difficulty settings; Recruit Trooper and Veteran. The harder the difficulty selected the higher the rewards earned.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.8
Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention 73.

Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention

April 17, 2012
Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention will feature new characters, stories, and systems from the original Disgaea 3 game.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.6
Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines 74.

Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines

March 3, 2015
Oreshika is a tale of revenge that takes place in ancient Japan. Your clan was sentenced to death for crimes they did not commit, and then had two curses placed on them. You have just been resurrected by a god and are now searching for those who cursed and conspired against your clan so that you may redeem the honor of your family name. [Playstation.com]
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.0
Thomas Was Alone 75.

Thomas Was Alone

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:
6.7
Atelier Shallie Plus: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea 76.

Atelier Shallie Plus: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea

January 17, 2017
Choose to play as either the reserved, mission-focused Shallistera or as ambitious, energetic Shallotte. While their personalities and appearance are drastically different, both girls share the nickname "Shallie." Shallistera is the daughter of a tribal leader who embarks on a voyage to find a solution to the crisis affecting her homeland. Shallotte, on the other hand, has been struggling to bring success to the alchemy workshop since the passing of her father. Uncover each of their journeys using the dual main character system, which has been improved with multiple separate stories and endings for Shallistera and Shallotte.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.7
Bad Apple Wars 77.

Bad Apple Wars

October 13, 2017
After a sudden car accident on her first day of school, the protagonist finds herself in the afterlife, standing before a strange school for lost souls. The confounded protagonist attends the school’s opening ceremony. Then, chaos strikes…
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.6
Puddle 78.

Puddle

July 24, 2012
Experience a brilliantly designed physics-based puzzle/platform game where you must guide a puddle of fluid to its target destination, not by moving the fluid, but by tilting the game world. The player must work with friction, momentum, and the unique properties of each type of fluid and environment to send as much of each puddle past fires, rifts, potential spills and more. But watch out: the fluid motion is realistic! Tilt too quickly and some droplets are left behind; tilt too slowly you may not be able to make certain jumps� or may simply evaporate away.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
5.5
Proteus 79.

Proteus

October 29, 2013
Proteus is a minimalist game of pure exploration and sublime discovery in a musical wilderness environment. There are no challenges and no goals other than those set by the player. A reactive audio mixing system allows the player to explore the environment as music.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
6.2
Surge Deluxe 80.

Surge Deluxe

February 4, 2014
Surge Deluxe is the block-matching puzzle game that promises to electrify your fingertips with lightning fast gameplay, unique mechanics & strategic depth.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.0
Soul Sacrifice 81.

Soul Sacrifice

April 30, 2013
Soul Sacrifice is a brutal combat experience where every decision made will have consequential results.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.2
Dragon's Crown 82.

Dragon's Crown

August 6, 2013
Dragon's Crown thrusts you into a fantastical medieval world packed with labyrinthine dungeons to explore, vile monstrosities to smite, and nearly endless online adventure. Your mission is to dive into the dank underworld, uncovering treasure and strengthening your mettle as you unlock the secret behind the ancient dragon threatening the world. Simple, easy-to-learn controls allow anyone to dive into the fray and enjoy the breathtaking sword-and-sorcery action. In addition to long-lasting gameplay, the game also features a vast array of character customization features - with six wildly different classes to play as, raiding the catacombs for epic loot remains fresh and engaging.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.4
Virtua Tennis 4: World Tour Edition 83.

Virtua Tennis 4: World Tour Edition

February 15, 2012
Virtua Tennis 4 with the PlayStation Move is more than just hitting the ball; it's about the angle of the racquet, the spin and speed of the ball and the power of the shot. The advanced motion sensors of PlayStation Move precisely track both the fast and subtle movements of the controller allowing for pinpoint accurate shots as players improve their racquet skills. Virtua Tennis 4 will also support 3D technology delivering unprecedented realism to the tennis experience, bringing you closer than ever to being out on the court.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.9
La-Mulana EX 84.

La-Mulana EX

March 3, 2015
Will you fall victim to deadly traps or unravel the secrets of LA-MULANA?
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.9
Ar nosurge Plus: Ode to an Unborn Star 85.

Ar nosurge Plus: Ode to an Unborn Star

July 2, 2015
In AR NOSURGE: ODE TO AN UNBORN STAR, the player follows two sets of characters: Delta and Casty, whose goal is to protect humanity and save the world, and Ion & Earthes, who are trying to find Ion a way home to Earth. The player can interchange between both pairs and soon discover a way to combine their storylines and strengths to eventually solve the mystery that shrouds their ongoing struggle.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.1
Plants vs. Zombies 86.

Plants vs. Zombies

February 21, 2012
Now you can zap zombies on the go in PopCap's award-winning game! Enjoy thrilling new minigames, take on a friend in Versus mode, and make your own zombie with the Zombatar! Plus, you'll get all the fun of the original hit game: Fight the fun-dead with your arsenal of plants through day, night, fog, in the swimming pool and on the roof. It's a powerful, portable new way to play Plants vs. Zombies. The fun never dies!
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.8
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel 87.

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel

December 22, 2015
At the elite Thors Military Academy, Erebonias best and brightest learn everything from the art of war to the liberal arts. Rean Schwarzer, a new student, learns that hes been selected as a member of the newly-minted Class VII, made up of students from both noble and commoner backgrounds. Class VII has no shortage of issues to overcome, but Rean and his classmates will have to work past their differences and hone their skills, because theyll need more than just top marks to make the grade theyll need to safeguard their country from those who would plunge it into war. - A World of Lore Return to the Zemurian continent, setting of the Trails in the Sky titles, with a new adventure for old and new fans alike. - Tactical Thinking Execute your strategies in exciting turn-based battles where timing and distance can make the difference between victory and defeat. - Combat Links Link any two characters in battle, enabling unique synergies between them.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.6
Skullgirls: 2nd Encore 88.

Skullgirls: 2nd Encore

April 5, 2016
Skullgirls 2nd Encore is a beautiful, fast-paced 2D fighting game that puts players in control of fierce warriors in an extraordinary Dark Deco world. Each of the 14 wildly original characters features unique gameplay mechanics and plenty of personality. Skullgirls 2nd Encore is the perfect fighting game for casual and competitive fighting game fans alike. Casual players will enjoy the fully voiced story mode, gorgeous animation and soundtrack by Michiru Yamane, while hardcore players will appreciate its balance, cross-platform multiplayer, and support for PlayStation3 system fight sticks. Use of PSN and SEN account are subject to the Terms of Service and User Agreement and applicable privacy policy (see terms at sonyentertainmentnetwork.com/terms-of-service & sonyentertainmentnetwork.com/privacy-policy). *Online multiplayer also requires a PlayStationPlus subscription.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.3
Persona 4: Dancing All Night 89.

Persona 4: Dancing All Night

September 29, 2015
Persona 4: Dancing All Night is a story-driven music game of Persona 4, developed by ATLUS. Replacing the RPG elements are dance battles that challenge players' dexterity and accuracy as they tap out re-mixes of fan-favorite themes and brand new music tracks.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
5.2
Dokuro 90.

Dokuro

October 16, 2012
Dokuro is a stoic, little skeleton who is a mere peon in the Dark Lords army. One fateful day he witnesses his master returning with a helplessly abducted Princess he intends to force into marriage. At once smitten by her plight, Dokuro resolves to free her from the Dark Lords treacherous, monster-infested castle. Along the way, he happens upon a mystical blue potion with the power to transform him into a dashing Hero; tragically, this is the only time the Princess can witness his noble endeavors. Heedless of any danger, the Princess will continue to walk forward until she encounters an obstacle she cannot overcome on her own. Dokuro must switch between his Skeleton and Hero forms to utilize his various skills and abilities. While the Skeleton form allows him to stalk about in the shadows and ensure her safe passage, the Hero form enables him to mount a gallant offensive against the armies of darkness! -Captivating chalk style art Immerse yourself in the gorgeous fairytale setting as you help Dokuro save the Princess from the Dark Lord. -Unique, intuitive controls Toggle switches, hack away at your foes, and draw your solutions in chalk to help keep the Princess safe. You will also make use of both the touch screen and the rear touch panel to switch between hero and skeleton modes. -Tons of engrossing content Features almost 150 platform/puzzle filled levels that will require dexterity of both body and mind as you fight through 20-30 hours of gameplay. -Full compliment of trophies to earn Master the Dark Lords trecherous puzzles, collect the coins in each level, and complete all challenges ahead of you to earn the coveted platinum trophy.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.9
Grand Kingdom 91.

Grand Kingdom

June 21, 2016
After the fall of the once-prosperous Uldein Empire over one hundred years ago, the Four Great Nations now wage war to claim dominion over the Resonail continent. Battles are no longer fought by honorable knights loyal to a nation, but by mercenaries who sell their services to the highest bidder. As the leader of a mercenary squad, the player will lead their troops across a battle-scarred continent, overcoming obstacles and adversaries as they complete quests doled out by each nation. In doing so, they will unravel the mystery behind the downfall of a mighty empire.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.3
Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk 92.

Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk

January 13, 2015
Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk tells the stpru of Ayesha Altugle, who after the death of her grandfather and the disappearance of her younger sister Nio, lives alone blending healing cures to sell in her workshop. When she sees a vision of Nio appearing near her empty grave, Ayesha, convinced she is still alive begins her search to save her. The enhanced PlayStation Vita version brings new features including dual audio, bosses from Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky, new costumes, a hard mode and the Album missions which unlock exclusive costumes and gameplay features and the ability to change party members at any time. Additionally, almost all content from the original PlayStation 3 version can be carried over.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.4
MLB 12: The Show 93.

MLB 12: The Show

March 6, 2012
MLB 12 The Show builds on what has been delivered in previous franchise releases, adding compelling features that bring unparalleled innovation.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.8
Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken 94.

Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken

February 12, 2013
Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken builds upon the browser-based game Rocketbirds: Revolution! and expands the Rocketbirds universe with new characters, missions, puzzles, exclusive music videos, retro cut scenes and more. Set in Albatropolis, a land full of birds taken over by a totalitarian penguin regime, Hardboiled Chicken, the original Coq of War, must assassinate the evil penguin leader Putzki. His mission will unlock the secrets to his mysterious, hard boiled past and uncover the real enemies of Albatropolis. In single-player mode, take on the role of Hardboiled Chicken and destroy your enemies with a slew of weapons you collect and unlock in each chapter. Master fowl play in the co-op campaign as a pair of Budgie commandos on a mission to save the general's daughter. Many lives will be destroyed, countless penguins will die, and an astonishing past will be unveiled through a series of unlockable cut scenes and videos.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.2
Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational 95.

Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational

February 7, 2012
The over-the-top golf franchise is back using a wide array of PS Vita system features including front and rear touch for shot preparation, 3G asynchronous gameplay, online tournaments, and the ability to peruse the course in real time. [Sony]
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.1
Ratchet & Clank Collection 96.

Ratchet & Clank Collection

July 29, 2014
(Also known as "The Ratchet & Clank Trilogy") Experience the classic adventures of the universe's favorite Lombax, Ratchet and his robotic sidekick Clank in this classic PlayStation 2 Action-Adventure trilogy now fully remastered in high definition. Wield the original tools of destruction as you travel from planet to planet unraveling their original story and explosive adventures in this PlayStation 3 exclusive.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.0
Sayonara UmiharaKawase + 97.

Sayonara UmiharaKawase +

April 21, 2015
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.4
Tales of Hearts R 98.

Tales of Hearts R

November 11, 2014
Kor Meteor is a youngster surviving in a small village by the sea who trains with his grandfather in the ways of the sword. Impressed by Kor’s increasing skills, his grandfather leaves to him an atypical weapon known as a Soma. Kor meets a young lady, Kohaku Hearts who is in search of a Soma weapon along with her brother Hisui. Amidst their search, a mysterious witch surfaces and casts a spell on Kohaku’s Spiria, the embodiment of her heart and soul. Kor tries to lift the spell by connecting to her Spiria but inadvertently shatters her Spiria Core, the font of all her emotions. Kor, armed only with the Soma left to him by his grandfather, must now embark on a journey to discover a way to make Kohaku’s Spiria whole once again.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.1
Mary Skelter: Nightmares 99.

Mary Skelter: Nightmares

September 19, 2017
Escape from the living prison jail in Mary Skelter: Nightmares for the PlayStation Vita system. The Nightmare monster actively stalks the player as you run through the dungeon, so you must use the dungeons' gimmicks to impede its movements. This dungeon RPG features a turn- based battle system that includes class change, a strategic blood-licking transform system, and a blood-rubbing system to power up your party. As you solve the dungeons' mysteries and satisfy the prison's desires, you just might make it out alive. FEATURES: Walking Nightmares - The dungeon-crawling RPG genre gets a twist when special enemies can chase you through the dungeons. Lay traps to make your escape, or try to face them down. Blood-drenched Transformations - Characters can transform with stronger stats and extra skills, but if they fight too much they may enter Blood Skelter Mode, where they go completely berserk. Everyone's got a Job - Strategise your dungeon battles by assigning different classes to your characters, unlocking new skills, stats, and character portraits.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.8
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time 100.

Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time

February 5, 2013
Sly Cooper Thieves in Time continues to chronicle the adventures of the Sly Cooper gang from where Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves concluded. After completing their latest heist, Sly carries on with a case of alleged amnesia and dances off with gal pal Carmelita, leaving Bentley as the keeper of the treasured Thievius Raccoonus, The Cooper family’s ancient book of master thievery. When Bentley discovers that pages of the book have begun to disappear in front of his eyes, he must round up the gang and save the Cooper Clan legacy from being destroyed forever.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.0

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    • User Score: 8.8
    • Platform: Switch
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