Lots of new games will be coming in 2017 to our favorite handheld. We have picked our top 20 upcoming PS Vita games we are most looking forward to in 2017.
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Cosmic Star Heroine is a turn-based sci-fi Japanese-style role-playing game from the makers of Cthulhu Saves the World and is inspired by Chrono Trigger, Phantasy Star & Suikoden. Take control of Alyssa L’Salle, one of the galactic government’s top agents, who accidentally uncovers a dark conspiracy that her own government outs her as a legendary spy that every villainous organization she’s ever crossed is after her now.
Full Throttle Remastered is a remade version of Tim Schafer’s classic LucasArts adventure game Full Throttle involving the original creators featuring all new hand-drawn and 3D high-resolution artwork, with remastered audio and music. The game tells the story of Ben Throttle, butt-kicking leader of biker gang the Polecats, who gets caught up in a take of motorcycles, mayhem and murder.
Go back to the beginning and experience both Zero Escape: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors (999)) and its sequel, Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward in one collection. Kidnapped and taken to an unfamiliar location, nine people find themselves forced to participate in a diabolical Nonary Game by an enigmatic mastermind called Zero. Why are they there? Why are they chosen to put their lives on the line as part of a dangerous life and death game? Who can be trusted? Tensions rise as the situation becomes dire, and the nine strangers must figure out how to escape before they wind up dead.
Order the Zero Escape: The Nonary Games on on Amazon.com (US)
Shakedown Hawaii takes place 30 years after the events of Retro City Rampage and follows the player as he comes out of early retirement to rebuild his neglected corporate empire. The 16-bit open-world adventure is powered up with destructible environments and an arsenal of supercharged weapons.
God Wars: Future Past is a tactical RPG that explores the untold history of Japan through folklore and tactical combat. Gamers will experience the traditional stories of Japan’s origin through the lens of three warring nations, with a massive expanse of tactical options to develop their strategies from including a myriad of character classes and equipment within innovative and challenging stages.
Beware! The Nightmare monster stalks you as you navigate through Mary Skelter: Nightmares. Stand your ground, or use traps to slow down the insatiable monsters and escape to fight another day. You’ll fight in turn-based battles and can boost up your allies with blood transformations. If you solve the dungeons’ mysteries and satisfy the prison’s desires, you just might make it out alive.
Operation Babel: New Tokyo Legacy continues the story of Operation Abyss where you have to defend near-future Tokyo from a new threat. When a mysterious object – dubbed ‘the Embryo’ – appears in the sky, the CPA and the Xth Squad are mobilized to face the new threat. Venture into challenging new labyrinths and create the perfect team to challenge each threat. Featuring a mysterious new story, unprecedented character customization through the new ‘Sub-Blood’ system, and itembased character ability modifications, Operation Babel: New Tokyo Legacy will give you a world to lose yourself in.
Summon Night 6: Lost Borders centers on three main characters living in isolation. Their solitary routines are upended when people literally begin falling from the sky into their world. At first, they struggle to learn who the visitors are and why they dropped in, but as they unravel the mystery they learn the power of friendship, eventually using that power to help them overcome a dark secret that cuts to the heart of their reality.
Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey follows the adventures of the enthusiastic Firis Mistlud and her loving older sister Liane Mistlud. The Mistlud sisters have lived their entire lives in the isolated town of Ertona, where Firis uses her unique ability to see where crystals of materials are buried. By way of a fateful encounter, Firis learns of the Alchemy Exam and decides to take her first step into the outside world, setting off on a grand journey to become a certified alchemist and discover the mysteries that life has to offer.
Inspired by The Legend of Zelda, Final Fantasy and Seiken Densetsu, Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas combines captivating storytelling, breathtaking 3D visuals and exciting gameplay into one massive action adventure experience. Set sail and embark on an epic journey. Explore the islands of Uncharted Seas, a world filled with many dangers, puzzles and secrets. Fight monsters, learn to use magic and discover ancient treasures which will help you on your quest. Use all your wits and skill to unravel the mysteries of ancient kingdom Arcadia and sea monster Oceanhorn.
Set in a hyper-stylised recreation of Akihabara, Akiba’s Beat plunges you into the heart of the mecca of Otaku culture, but all is not as it seems. Stuck in a never-ending time loop, it is up to you take on the freakish manifestations of Akihabara in an action RPG like no other! Battle to the Beat, timing your actions to the background music to deal the most damage. Meet Electric Town’s colourful characters and form your best team to take on their collective imaginations.
Order Akiba’s Beat on Amazon.com (US)
Based on the iconic manga and anime series Berserk, Berserk and the Band of the Hawk follows the compelling tale of the famed mercenary group The Band of the Hawk, focusing on its diverse cast of characters and their struggles as they fight to achieve their dream of owning a kingdom. Berserk fans and newcomers alike will experience the series’ popular Golden Age story arc, which depicts the meeting between the leader of The Band of the Hawk, Griffith, and the legendary Black Swordsman, Guts, through to the gripping Falcon of the Millennium Empire arc, in which players will experience the group’s most brutal and devastating battles against humans and demons alike.
Originally released in Japan in 2006, Ys Origin is a prequel to the Ys series and takes place 700 years before the events of Ys I: Ancient Ys Vanished. With its captivating story, stirring soundtrack, and epic boss battles, it remains one of the best action-RPGs of all time! Ys Origin has been enhanced with brand-new features while keeping true to the original spirit of the series. Moreover, the game will be available in Japanese, English, and for the first time ever officially in French, Italian, German, and Spanish.
Caligula takes place in the virtual reality world called “Mobius” which is created by the vocal software “μ” where nine men and women are locked up as high school students trying to escape from “Mobius”. Each of the protagonists knows somehow that it’s not the real world that’s why they formed a “Going Home Club” in order to return to their real home and searching for a way back.
Salt and Sanctuary is a 2D action RPG where you explore a mysterious island full of monsters, traps, secrets, hidden shortcuts and vicious enemies. In addition to the combat and platforming challenges, the seamlessly-interconnected environment features more than 20 powerful and devious bosses.
Set shortly after the events detailed in Toukiden: Kiwami, Toukiden 2 introduces an all-new, captivating narrative featuring a compelling cast of companions and more devious demons to defeat. Players will step into the shoes of a Slayer tasked with saving humankind by carrying out special quests to reduce the monstrous hordes and liberate Oni-infested areas. Toukiden 2 boasts a vast and extensive open world full of danger and wonder, and takes the player deep into enemy territory.
Developed by Falcom, Tokyo Xanadu is an action role-playing game set in the fictional suburb Morimiya City after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck Tokyo. Players will explore city areas like school and shopping districts to triggers events to progress the story. In the dungeons of the “other world”, players fight against monsters using weapons called “Soul Devices” featuring several different skills.
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.
Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star takes place after the latest iteration of the franchise’s recurring battle royale, the Holy Grail War, where ‘Servants’ – ancient warriors of myth and legend – fight to reign supreme. The events of this title follow those of Fate/EXTRA, in which the world of SE.RA.PH is controlled by the all-powerful lunar super-computer known as the Moon Cell Automaton. In the digital realm of SE.RA.PH, the Holy Grail War is over, but the land’s new ruler faces challenges and threats from all sides. Those Servants who survived the war now find themselves drawing up tense and unlikely alliances, preparing for a conflict that may tear SE.RA.PH apart…or destroy it entirely.
Valkyria Revolution is in a sense a revolution from the traditional Valkyria Chronicles universe, as it’s set in an alternate timeline based on the European industrialization era and moves away from the traditional turn-based strategy gameplay for a new hybrid of real-time combat and tactical strategy across battlefields. All it takes is a single spark to start the inferno of war, and in the story of Valkyria Revolution, players will experience that firsthand.
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