Game Releases by Score

Spelunky 1.

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
Guacamelee! 2.

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
Rayman Legends 3.

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
Tearaway 4.

Tearaway

Platform: PlayStation Vita
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 5.

Velocity Ultra

Platform: PlayStation Vita
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
Hotline Miami 6.

Hotline Miami

Platform: PlayStation Vita
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
Terraria 7.

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
PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD 8.

PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD

Platform: PlayStation Vita
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:
7.5
Bit.Trip Presents...Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien 9.

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

Platform: PlayStation Vita
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
Ys: Memories of Celceta 10.

Ys: Memories of Celceta

Platform: PlayStation Vita
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
Quell Memento 11.

Quell Memento

Platform: PlayStation Vita
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 12.

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

Platform: PlayStation Vita
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
Lone Survivor: The Director's Cut 13.

Lone Survivor: The Director's Cut

Platform: PlayStation Vita
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
Dead or Alive 5 Plus 14.

Dead or Alive 5 Plus

Platform: PlayStation Vita
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:
8.1
CastleStorm 15.

CastleStorm

Platform: PlayStation Vita
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 16.

Muramasa Rebirth

Platform: PlayStation Vita
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
Stealth Inc: A Clone in the Dark 17.

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
Killzone: Mercenary 18.

Killzone: Mercenary

Platform: PlayStation Vita
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
Thomas Was Alone 19.

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
Proteus 20.

Proteus

Platform: PlayStation Vita
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:
6.3
Soul Sacrifice 21.

Soul Sacrifice

Platform: PlayStation Vita
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 22.

Dragon's Crown

Platform: PlayStation Vita
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
Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken 23.

Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken

Platform: PlayStation Vita
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
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time 24.

Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time

Platform: PlayStation Vita
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
MLB 13: The Show 25.

MLB 13: The Show

Platform: PlayStation Vita
March 5, 2013
Improvements to Diamond Dynasty, Franchise and Road To The Show modes promise to make MLB 13 The Show the most realistic baseball game ever, while the addition of all-new game modes expand gameplay options even further.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.3
Atelier Meruru Plus: The Apprentice of Arland 26.

Atelier Meruru Plus: The Apprentice of Arland

Platform: PlayStation Vita
October 1, 2013
ATELIER MERURU PLUS: THE APPRENTICE OF ARLAND is the next installment in the popular series from famed developer GUST. ATELIER MERURU PLUS adds new elements of land development to the RPG and simulation game system, providing additional depth and gameplay in this anime-style adventure. In addition, extra content and features are packed in including new costumes, new endings, and all the DLC from the PS3 version. Fans will have an opportunity to see what unfolds in this third and final game in the Arland series.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.1
Jacob Jones and the Bigfoot Mystery: Episode One - A Bump in the Night 27.

Jacob Jones and the Bigfoot Mystery: Episode One - A Bump in the Night

Platform: PlayStation Vita
May 14, 2013
Something strange is going on at Camp Eagle Feather. Campfire stories tell of strange creatures in the woods, and why are the camp counsellors fattening up all of the kids? Only Jacob Jones and his mythical companion can solve the mystery. Jacob Jones and the Bigfoot Mystery is a beautifully realised episodic 3D puzzle adventure game designed specifically for mobile and touchscreen devices.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.7
Open Me! 28.

Open Me!

Platform: PlayStation Vita
August 13, 2013
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.8
Rainbow Moon 29.

Rainbow Moon

Platform: PlayStation Vita
December 3, 2013
Rainbow Moon is a strategic role-playing game with a strong emphasis on character development.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
6.6
Real Boxing 30.

Real Boxing

Platform: PlayStation Vita
September 17, 2013
Real Boxing is a console-style boxing simulation game where players will take a journey from amateur to pro.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
6.8
Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable 31.

Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable

Platform: PlayStation Vita
January 8, 2013
The completely remastered Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable features seven new levels and the fan favorite Pale Wing, which allows players to soar high over buildings in her jet pack and cause destruction from above.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.6
Worms Revolution Extreme 32.

Worms Revolution Extreme

Platform: PlayStation Vita
October 8, 2013
'Worms Revolution Extreme features: Extensive single player campaign! 47 missions and 25 puzzles to beat and complete. Missions are set across 7 different themes including: Sewer, Farmyard, Spooky, Beach, Mars, Funfair or Medieval! Local and online multiplayer carnage! Take part in local or online multiplayer battles for up to four players! Choose from one of three game modes: Deathmatch, Forts and Classic and getting firing those Bazookas! Treasure Mode! This all new mode enables you to link up with your friends who have a PlayStation3 system. You can help each other unlock 10 special gifts using a lock and key system. Meet the requirements in either offline Versus or online battles to receive a key and connect to a friends PS3 with the corresponding chest to unlock the treasure! Cross-Platform Continuation Play! Keep your worms close and mobile using Cross-Platform Continuation Play! Carry on your PS3 save game progress on your PlayStationVita system, or vice versa.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
6.6
KickBeat 33.

KickBeat

Platform: PlayStation Vita
September 3, 2013
KickBeat offers players several innovative ways to interact with music. The game combines beat-matching mechanics with an acrobatic style of martial arts, turning every song into a raucous battle. The game also features a music analyzer that allows players to create new tracks from their own music libraries.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.3
Men's Room Mayhem 34.

Men's Room Mayhem

Platform: PlayStation Vita
May 21, 2013
In Men's Room Mayhem you're hired as the janitor of your very own chaotic men's room.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
5.1
Jak and Daxter Collection 35.

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
Doki-Doki Universe 36.

Doki-Doki Universe

Platform: PlayStation Vita
December 10, 2013
Doki-Doki Universe is a charming interactive game that takes you on a journey to explore humanity and personal discovery. Doki-Doki Universe is a charming interactive game world that takes you on a journey to explore the concept of humanity. Players will travel to uniquely themed planets and asteroids to meet some of the most bizarre characters in an effort to learn more about them, and hopefully, learn a little bit more about themselves along the way.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
5.2
Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus 37.

Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus

Platform: PlayStation Vita
February 26, 2013
NINJA GAIDEN SIGMA 2 PLUS brings the most intense, action-packed ninja adventure to PS Vita with stunning graphics, new modes, and plenty of blood. In the game, Ryu Hayabusa, the iconic super ninja of the Ninja Gaiden franchise, returns to the Sigma series to prevent the resurrection of the evil Archfiend by hunting down the Demon Statue stolen by the wicked Black Spider Ninja Clan. Players will battle from Tokyo to New York as Ryu encounters vicious enemies and acquires an extensive assortment of ninja weaponry along the way. The action lights up the Vita's impressive OLED screen with graphical quality exceeding the original Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus. An intuitive control system uses the front and rear touch screens and motion controls of the PS Vita, and new players will appreciate the inclusion of Hero Mode, which automatically boosts their attacks when their health is low. New modes include "Ninja Race," where players compete with enemies at breakneck speed to reach the end goal, and "Tag Mission," in which players can switch between two ninjas in real-time while defending the AI-controlled partner.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.5
Sorcery Saga: The Curse of the Great Curry God 38.

Sorcery Saga: The Curse of the Great Curry God

Platform: PlayStation Vita
December 10, 2013
To graduate from the magic academy, Pupuru has to retrieve the Madokyuu from the Mado Tower. However, instead of the relic, she finds a book full of curry recipes inside and releases Ku-chan, a strange creature. For this, she is suspended from school. However, she isn't the type to mope around, since a curry restaurant near the school is facing a crisis, she decides to use the recipes in the book to create Mado-Curry to save the restaurant, and for that, she needs four legendary ingredients. But standing in her way is an evil lord determined to marry her, a jealous witch who sees her as a rival and perverted wizards and heroes.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
7.3
Alien Breed 39.

Alien Breed

Platform: PlayStation Vita
February 12, 2013
With the PS3 and PS Vita version the developer introduces additional features, such as the ability for players to team up on either system via cross-platform play. There is also ad-hoc and online co-op multiplayer for PS Vita, and local and online co-op multiplayer for PS3. There is also a Cross-Platform Continuation Play in the mix too, allowing players to carry on their PS3 save game progress on their PS Vita and vice versa. [Playstation.com]
Metascore:
64
User Score:
7.2
Atomic Ninjas 40.

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
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate 41.

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate

Platform: PlayStation Vita
October 25, 2013
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate is a 2.5-D game developed by Armature Studio that brings the Batman Arkham experience for the first time to Nintendo and Sony handheld systems. A companion game to Batman: Arkham Origins, players can continue the storyline of the console version and discover more detalis of the Dark Knight's past.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
6.8
Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two 42.

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
Table Mini Golf 43.

Table Mini Golf

Platform: PlayStation Vita
April 9, 2013
Metascore:
56
User Score:
5.3
The Amazing Spider-Man 44.

The Amazing Spider-Man

Platform: PlayStation Vita
November 19, 2013
Set not long after the action of Columbia Pictures' blockbuster film, The Amazing Spider-Man thrusts New York City's brand new hero back into free-roaming, web-slinging action, as he protects the Big Apple from a deluge of unimaginable threats.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
6.8
Valhalla Knights 3 45.

Valhalla Knights 3

Platform: PlayStation Vita
October 15, 2013
Valhalla Knights 3 is an action RPG with intense real-time battle and seven-on-seven party based combat. Players can create a main character and field-worthy party members from one of seven races as well as assign them a job class from the twenty choices available.
Metascore:
48
User Score:
6.9
Lets Fish! Hooked On 46.

Lets Fish! Hooked On

Platform: PlayStation Vita
January 29, 2013
Developed by the team behind SEGA Bass Fishing and Ape Escape (PSP), Let's Fish! Hooked On invites you to tackle four challenging game modes as you take advantage of the unique capabilities of the PlayStation Vita. Cast, hook and reel numerous classes of fish, earn new lures and play through 11 themed outdoor stages on your way to becoming World Champion.
Metascore:
41
User Score:
6.5
Highs and Lows
Highest of the Month
  1. 85

    Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time

  2. 83

    Amnesia: Rebirth

  3. 83

    Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time

  4. 83

    Disc Room

  5. 82

    Ys Origin

    • Release Date: Oct 1, 2020
    • Rating: T
    • User Score: 8.5
    • Platform: Switch
Lowest of the Month
  1. 39

    Remothered: Broken Porcelain

    • Release Date: Oct 13, 2020
    • Rating: M
    • User Score: 5.9
    • Platform: PC
  2. 48

    Cloudpunk

    • Release Date: Oct 15, 2020
    • Rating: M
    • User Score: 2.4
    • Platform: Switch
  3. 53

    G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout

    • Release Date: Oct 13, 2020
    • Rating: T
    • User Score: 5.7
    • Platform: PS4
  4. 59

    Space Crew

    • Release Date: Oct 15, 2020
    • User Score: tbd
    • Platform: PC
  5. 59

    Zoids Wild: Blast Unleashed

    • Release Date: Oct 16, 2020
    • Rating: E10+
    • User Score: tbd
    • Platform: Switch