We take a look at the upcoming PS Vita new releases in North America and Europe in September 2016.
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II picks up one month after the decisive collision that changed the fate of the entire nation of Erebonia. The speedy, tactical turn-based combat with the newly-developed “ARCUS” system returns, with all the bells and whistles players fondly remember, along with the new Overdrive mode, new means of transportation both across the land and sky, new allies, new dangers, and a renewed sense of hope as Rean tirelessly works to right the wrongs that have led the country to disarray.
The rotation of the celestial bodies has ceased, and it’s up to you to make your way through the four tower mazes and set things in motion again in this challenging dungeon-crawling RPG! Your heroines will be joined in battle by giant mechanical Guardians, whose individual parts can be customized in multiple ways to suit your battle style against a multitude of elemental enemies!
Mystery Chronicle: One Way Heroics is a roguelike RPG, meaning the procedurally generated game world is different with every quest. While roguelikes typically stick you in a narrow dungeon, One Way Heroics gives you an entire world to walk. But if you insist on exploring every nook and cranny, know that the forced-scrolling screen will push you to your death before you leave the starting castle. So once you start your journey there’s no looking back in this forced-scroll RPG.
Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness is based on the popular Psycho-Pass anime series and plays during the time-span of the first season. The visual novel will feature backstory and world building elements as well as in-depth story-lines for new available characters. During the game the player will face various decisions which will change the final ending of the visual novel.
Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni is the new project by Senran Kagura series producer Kenichiro Takaki that combines high octane busty brawling and an awesome aerial based combat system with pleasure based weaponry and destructible clothing. In the world of Valkyrie Drive, a group of girls have been infected with the mysterious Armed Virus. When infected, the girls either become Extars who transform into high powered weapons when sexually aroused, or Liberators who after triggering a transformation, have the power to wield the Extar’s weapon form, the Liberator Arms.
In Criminal Girls 2: Party Favors, you return to the depths of Hell, and guide a brand-new group of Delinquents through the Reformation Program. This time around, there’s a twist. One of the girls in your group of seven isn’t quite what she seems. As you journey through the Hell Spire, you’ll have to deal with the seeds of mistrust as you struggle to unite your team and overcome their sins and the bonds of damnation. Uncover each girl’s unique story, and shape them into the women they need to be in order to find redemption.
Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters: Daybreak Special Gigs is the ultimate version of Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters with 5 brand new chapters, new scenarios, and refined gameplay. The game is a visual novel that offers a unique battle system and an immersive tale of life, death, and the space in between. You start life at Kurenai Academy in Shinjuku as an ordinary transfer student. On your first day touring the school grounds, you quickly encounter something supernatural, which throws you headfirst into the world of ghost hunting. You must come face to face with ghosts as you blur the line between life and death.
Darkest Dungeon is a challenging gothic turn-based dungeon crawler about the psychological stresses of adventuring. It draws heaps of inspiration from classic tabletop RPG experiences. Heroes are human, and Darkest Dungeon will push them to their very breaking points. It’s only under great duress that true heroes are born. Success isn’t guaranteed and many adventurers are likely to die along the way. However, with equal parts planning, strategy, and ruthlessness, you will conquer the horrors below!
On a journey to solve his mother’s disappearance, Hue begins to piece together her discarded research, ultimately discovering the ability to see the world’s hidden color and change it to alter reality. As the background shifts between shades, rifts form, and obstacles slip between pigmented dimensions. As Hue uncovers new details involving his mother, he’s able to manipulate the game world in increasingly sophisticated ways. By transforming the background color of the world, Hue can manipulate objects, unlock new areas and interact with new aspects of the environment.
In a land filled with Penguin Vikings, Wurst Zombies, and Hipster Ice Giants, survival is an art. Fortunately, an ancient champion with an elegant weapon has been summoned to please the gods and restore balance to the universe. Grab your lightspear, become a Germonaut and traverse through lands straight out of Germanic myths. Survive with style and expand your powers to fight for the glory and amusement of the almighty gods.
Space Overlords follows the story of four brothers known as the Overlords who have been incarcerated by the evil Kesedihan for many years whilst he has slowly destroyed the cosmos. Now is the time for you and your brothers to rise up and purge the evil contaminating the planets you have nurtured over the centuries and enjoy this cosmic blast-fest whilst you’re doing it.
All release dates are subject to change and will be updated when new information is available.