Many games are still in development for the PS Vita, especially from independent game developers. We have picked our top ten upcoming PS Vita indie games of 2017 which we are most looking forward to this year.
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If you want to know all the games that will be released in 2017, check out our upcoming PS Vita games list.
Heart Forth, Alicia is a ‘90s-inspired Metroidvania RPG about a wizard on her journey to end Heaven and break free from its grasp. On the night of your coming of age trial, the sky rains fire over your village, scorching everything in its path. Soon, you’re catapulted into an ongoing war between the wizards of the forest and the desert army of the West. Desperate to reunite with your loved ones, you embark on a journey across the landscapes of a beautiful but threatening world, sculpted by the pulsing violence of its past.
Fallen Legion is an action RPG featuring hand-drawn 2D artwork and an intense battle system where skill is more imprtant than grinding for experience points. Enter the dark fantasy world of Fenumia and join Princess Cecille on a twisted tale to save her crumbling kingdom from foes within and without.
PS Vita players will see the events in Fallen Legion from the perspective of the Legate, a charming and cunning tactician, as he battles to oust the monarchy and roots out traitors among his army. You’ll face different ferocious bosses including the bloodthirsty Werewolf.
In VA-11 Hall-A, you are a bartender, affectionately nicknamed “Valhalla”. Although it is just a small bar downtown, it attracts the most fascinating people this side of dystopia. Keep your clients lubricated and you will be made privy to the most interesting stories.
VA-11 Hall-A‘s main mechanic consists in preparing drinks using the available ingredients, but rather than just following an order to advance through the story, it’s up to the player to decide what kind of drink to serve. In short, this is about serving the right drink, and you achieve this by paying attention to your client’s rants. Rewards include different events, dialogues and endings.
From the makers of Rainbow Moon comes Rainbow Skies, a new fantasy role-playing game. Immerse yourself in a colorful and vibrant world, filled to the brim with friends and foes, murky dungeons, turn-based battles, towns, shops, and everything else your role-playing heart desires.
Tamable monsters, upgradable characters, and a variety of weapons and equipment offer you a wide range of customization and character development possibilities. Tons of optional and endgame content, side and treasure hunt quests, a new main story, and other exciting content will keep you hooked for countless hours.
In this 2D action game, you are part of the Mercenary Kings, the most skilled team of warriors-for-hire on Earth, but when your comrades have fallen and the fearsome forces of CLAW have seized an island-wide top secret Laboratory Base, you must do what it takes to stop them.
But you’re not going in unprepared. Your back-up is made of a crew of rogue geniuses and experts of their field. Able to craft & customize guns’n’blades or upgrading body armor, you’ve never been this ready to join the fight. Whether its solo or with friends, move out, cut down CLAW and save the world.
Sir Eatsalot is a 2D adventure platformer where you play as the corpulent but righteous knight Sir Eatsalot on his quest to find the evil witch Hysterica who poisoned Gluttington Kingdom with bitter lemonade. On his journey in thirteen different levels, he will explore a cartoonish world full of funky characters.
Sir Eatsalot makes use of the PS Vita hardware features and offers immersive and detailed leveldesign with beautiful hand-drawn graphics.
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.
Cosmic Star Heroine features classic turn-based gameplay, 2D graphics from the 16-bit era, animated cutscenes, a retro soundtrack by Hyperduck, multi-character combo techniques, your own spy headquarters, and intricately designed encounters that make each new battle its own challenge.
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. Shakedown Hawaii brings the Vblank open world universe into the 16-bit era, powered up with destructible environments and an arsenal of supercharged weapons.
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.
Salt and Sanctuary is a 2D hardcore action RPG from the makers of The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile. Blending the brutal signature combat of The Dishwasher series with influences like Dark Souls and classic Castlevania, Salt and Sanctuary presents an unforgiving world of rich lore, seamless exploration, deep character building, and satisfying difficulty.
Attacked at sea and shipwrecked on a mysterious island, you’ll face hordes of Drowned Men and their powerful lords, discover and master powerful weapons and magic, and build and expand the reach of your creed, all in hopes of unlocking the secret of the island, and with it, salvation.
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