Category Archives: PS Vita Reviews

Quickie Review: Hyperdimension Neptunia Re:Birth


So many video game references.

Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed Review


Written by Milo Fisher

Akiba’s Trip is one of the few whacky Japanese games that ten years ago we would of assumed would never make it across seas. But thanks to the team at NIS, the game has been lovingly localized for European audiences. The downside to bringing these strange Japanese RPGs is that they aren’t going to be everyone’s cup of tea, and Akiba’s Trip may be the hardest game to sell to a mass market. Akiba’s Trip is a free roam RPG that involves running around Japan attacking and stripping vampires.  Yep, it’s one of those games.

Danganronpa 2 Review


Words by Milo Fisher

A school trip on a tropical island takes a turn for the worst when students start killing each other, and what’s worse is that no one remembers who they are. It’s Danganronpa 2!

One Piece Unlimited World Red Review


Written by Milo Fisher

One Piece has been going for over 15 years now, and yet has never managed to find a video game genre that fit it. The series would often borrow from other franchises for its video game adaptations (see One Piece Pirate Warriors 2) but would never dare to be original. One Piece Unlimited World Red takes a bold step for the franchise by being the first original title to grace a home system, and it does so wonderfully.

Conception II Review


Words by Milo Fisher

Conception II is unapologetically unoriginal. It’s sexist, unimaginative, bland and repetitive. But for some reason, I can’t put it down.  

Demon Gaze Review


Words by Milo Fisher

Anime inspired dungeon crawlers have had a resurgence in the past few years, with series such as Etrian Odyssey and Shin Megami Tensei leading the pack. However there’s always been a running issue with these games in their accessibility and difficulty, often making it hard for newcomers to get into the genre. Demon Gaze, the latest dungeon crawler from NIS America, is no different, but it’s gratifying gameplay and stylistic art design make it a great Vita exclusive.

Ys Memories of Celceta Review


Words by Milo Fisher

The Vita has been stepping up recently with a slew of new games being brought over to the handheld. One of these new games is Ys: Memories of Celceta, a game that so enjoyable and well made that you don’t want to put it down.

Danganronpa Review


Words by Milo Fisher

The success of the “Zero Escape” series has spawned a wide range visual novels to be translated and brought over to the west, with each one trying to stand out from the crowd with their unique features and whacky characters. Danganronpa is the latest of these puzzle visual novels, a game with a style unlike anything else.

Dragon Ball Z Battle of Z Review


Words By Milo Fisher

Dragon Ball Z is one of the most beloved anime franchises in the western world. The expansive amount of content in the universe just begs to be turned into a video game. Battle of Z is the latest Dragon Ball game to grace our eyes, but is it worth charging you Ki for? Or should you teleport away?

Deadly Premonition: Directors Cut Impressions


Deadly Premonition is the twin peaks of gaming. It’s a B-movie for gamers. It’s a fantastically strange adventure that people are going to either love to bits, or hate with a burning passion.

Dragons Crown Review


Dragons Crown is the latest magical adventure from Vanillaware. And while the game looks pretty, the lackluster gameplay and overall lack of interesting things to do in the game makes Dragons Crown feel like a low budget beat ‘em up.

Spelunky PC video review


Spelunky was recently released on PC. After playing for hours on end, Milo has lovingly put his impressions of the game into a nice little video for all to enjoy.

Thomas Was Alone review

Thomas Was Alone

Thomas Was Alone is a simplistic and charming indie game with a distinctive concept. The story is based on a range of shapes with unique personalities that all behave differently. The shapes all have their own names but don’t talk, instead the game is narrated throughout.

LEGO The Lord of the Rings: Review

Anyone who is a fan of the LEGO video games knows they are a decent puzzle plat-former. The games are aimed towards the younger generations, targeting children to young teens. Built around this premise, the objectives are straight forward and easily highlighted. The games are put together well, the controls handle nicely for the most part, and the formula stays pretty consistent throughout the games. Unfortunately, that consistency is what is slowly killing the franchise. With practically no innovation, the games are becoming a stale repetition with a setting and character roster change. The games may be advertised for kids, but there are a large amount of casual players that make up those sales figures. Eventually, the continuous use of that mediocre formula will simply cause the games to flop, and the time will come when relying on the low expectations of the consumer will be the end of the LEGO series.

BreakQuest: Extra Evolution review


BreakQuest goes under the knife to reveal drastic results.

Jane’s Hotel review


Available on PC, IOS, NDS, PSP, PSV and PS3, review based on the PS3 version.

Jane’s one and only dream is to re-open the family business that closed decades ago with the emigration of her family, she wants to create the best hotel ever.

Sound Shapes review


Sound Shapes is PSVita’s newest gem. The downloadable music-making 2D platformer by Queasy Games is a unique and refreshing take on the music genre, and an excellent addition to Playstation’s Play, Create, Share collection.

Canabalt review


In Canabalt aliens have invaded earth and the destruction of human civilization is their clear desire. You play as an anonymous man in a black suit who has only one objective: to run for his life.

BreakQuest review


BreakQuest Review

Who says that big can’t come in small packages? This block-breaking PS Minis game gives you more than your money’s worth with hours of play and a good variety of levels.

Galcon Labs review


Galcon Labs is a PS Minis, outer space 2D strategy game that involves sending out little 2D ships to their highly likely deaths. The aim of the game is to eliminate your opponent’s ships before they eliminate yours.

Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter review


Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter is a PSN mini title. This game attempts to create a good interpretation of a prehistoric hunting experience. Let’s see how well it holds up.

Enigmo review


Enigmo is one sturdy and straightforward puzzle game made for the PSP, PS3, and PS Vita offering many puzzles with liquid physics. For only $3.99 USD, this graphically 3D puzzler will offer many ways for you to complete each level and enjoy yourself while you do so.

Star Drone Extreme review


Star Drone Extreme is a touch based space arcade game. Star Drone was released for the Vita and is probably most comparable to Super Stardust Delta though it is more governed as you play. Is this $4 addicting game worth the time?

Metal Gear Solid HD Collection review (PSV)



With the release of Metal Gear Solid HD for the Playstation 3 many of those who missed the PS2 outings finally have a chance to see what all the craze is about.  Those who already played those get to re-play them in hi-def at 60 frames per second.  The Metal Gear games always looked great on their respective consoles.  Its safe to say those old PS2 graphics hold up well to today’s standards when plumped into an HD resolution.  Just recently alongside the release of Gravity Rush, Konami released the Metal Gear Solid HD remake for the PlayStation Vita.  As a high population knows by now the games are good.  But how do the controls and style of the game translate to Vita?  Read on to find out

Gravity Rush review


Gravity Rush was a Vita launch window in Japan title and has been along time coming to the states.  Finally it has arrived and it has delivered.  In Gravity Rush you play a girl named Kat who has a cat that helps her shift the gravity of her body and objects (as well as innocent bystanders).

Wipeout 2048 review


Wipeout has long been a one of a kind racing game. It is remembered by many gamers alike for its high speed and low profile vehicles.

Mortal Kombat review


One of the best Vita games to date and a note-worthy fighting game of today is Mortal Kombat for the Vita. Also known as Mortal Kombat 9, this close replica of the console version continues where MK: Armageddon left off.

Super Stardust Delta review

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Pew pew pew! We take a look at the sequel to an under looked game, Stardust.

Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention Review


If you have been waiting for a solid RPG for your Vita, then look no further. Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention has arrived to fill your RPG needs for the time being.

Escape Plan Review


Get those extra thumbs sewn on, you’ll need them.