Uncharted Golden Abyss: My Sony Summer Blockbuster

Uncharted Golden Abyss is an action/adventure game developed by Bend Studio with the supervision of Naughty Dog. It was published by Sony and released on the PlayStation Vita in February 2012. It's no secret that Sony loves making cinematic games, and it's no secret that critics love playing them. When Naughty Dog released Uncharted: Drake's … Continue reading Uncharted Golden Abyss: My Sony Summer Blockbuster

LittleBigPlanet PS Vita: Sony’s Answer to Super Mario Maker, Before Super Mario Maker

LittleBigPlanet PS Vita is a 2D Platformer / Level Editor developed by Double Eleven and Tarsier Studios with the help of Sony's internal developers. It was published by Sony for the PlayStation Vita in 2012. It's been a while since I've talked about the PlayStation Vita... let's fix that! If you've owned a Sony console … Continue reading LittleBigPlanet PS Vita: Sony’s Answer to Super Mario Maker, Before Super Mario Maker

Muramasa Rebirth: Okami in 2D

Muramasa: The Demon Blade is a Sidescrolling Action RPG developed by Vanillaware and published by Marvelous. It originally released on the Wii in September of 2009, then later remastered as Muramasa Rebirth onto the Vita in June 2013. I played the Vita version in 2020. Vanillaware is a little-known developer studio with a devout cult … Continue reading Muramasa Rebirth: Okami in 2D

Persona 4 Golden: Still a Vita System-Seller

Persona 4 is a JRPG developed and published by Atlus. It was released for the PlayStation 2 in December 2008. Atlus released an improved version with added events and features called Persona 4 Golden for the PlayStation Vita in November 2012. I played the Vita version in 2020. Parental warning: Persona 4 Golden is rated … Continue reading Persona 4 Golden: Still a Vita System-Seller

Touch My Katamari – No, It’s Not a Weird Euphemism, It’s a Video Game

Touch My Katamari is an action game developed and published by Bandai Namco for the PlayStation Vita. It released as a launch title in February 2012. I played it in 2020. Awkward nomenclature aside, Touch My Katamari is the bright, bizarre Katamari game we all know and love. After discovering Katamari Damacy: Reroll (a remaster … Continue reading Touch My Katamari – No, It’s Not a Weird Euphemism, It’s a Video Game

Wipeout 2048: F-Zero meets Mario Kart

Wipeout 2048 is a futuristic racing game developed and published by Sony. It released in February 2012 as a launch title for the PlayStation Vita. Wipeout 2048 was later included in a compilation for the PS4 called Wipeout Omega Collection that released in June of 2017. I played the Vita version in 2020. After becoming … Continue reading Wipeout 2048: F-Zero meets Mario Kart

Livin’ the Vita Loca

Guys, there's a perfectly reasonable explanation for this. In 2019 I became interested in Sony consoles for the first time in decades. I've recently become much more engaged in the JRPG community, and they are constantly talking about the PS3, PS4, PSP, and Vita titles. Furthermore, I've caught the nostalgia bug for the original PS1, … Continue reading Livin’ the Vita Loca