PS Vita – 11 games for European launch

SCEE this evening revealed more details about the February 22nd launch of its new handheld games device.

PlayStation Vita will come with 11 first-party launch games the firm announced at a London briefing this evening.

The firm’s Sony Worldwide Studios Europe Michael Denny claimed that the line-up is one of the best launch line ups of any games console, ever launched”.

The confirmed games include two freshly-announced titles – racer MotorStorm RC (from the series’ creator Evolution Studios) and shooter Unit 13 (from SOCOM developer Zipper).

Nine other titles round out the launch.

These are: Uncharted: Golden AbyssWipEout 2048, Reality Fighters, Little Deviants, ModNation Racers: Road Trip, Everybody’s Golf, Escape Plan, Top Darts and Hustle Kings.

Third-party games from other publishers will join those games on launch day, Feb 22nd.

Yesterday, the firm announced Vodafone as 3G launch partner for the version of the large touchscreen device that uses mobile networks.

In the official announcement Denny said: We’re counting down the days to the launch of PS Vita. This launch is something we are all so excited about at PlayStation as that’s when we can see PS Vita where it was made to be – in the hands of gamers.”

Sony also this evening reiterated the social and connectivity functions of the device, plus listed the confirmed third-party games.

These are:
Army Corps of Hell, Square Enix
Asphalt: Injection, Ubisoft
Disgaea 3 Return, NIS America
Dungeon Hunter: Alliance, Ubisoft
Dynasty Warriors Next, Tecmo Koei
EA Sports FIFA Football, EA
F1 2011, Codemasters
Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7, WB Games
Lumines Electronic Symphony, Ubisoft
Michael Jackson: The Experience HD, Ubisoft
Ninja Gaiden (working title), Tecmo Koei
OddWorld: Strangers Wrath, OddWorld Inhabitants
Puddle, Neko Entertainment
Pure Chess, RebelPlay
Putty Squad Vita, System 3
Rayman Origins, Ubisoft
Ridge Racer, Bandai Namco
Shinobido 2, Bandai Namco
Silent Hill: Book of Memories, Konami
Stardrone Extreme, BeatShapers
Super Monkey Ball Banana Splitz, SEGA
Supremacy MMA, 505 Games
Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack, Drinkbox Studios
The Treasures of Montezuma Blitz, Alawar Entertainment
Touch My Katamari, Bandai Namco
Troopies, Bloober Team
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom, Capcom
Urban Trials, Tate Multimedia
Virtua Tennis 4: World Tour Edition, SEGA
Orc Attack, Casual Brothers
Ben 10 Galactic Racing, Bandai Entertainment
Dragon’s Racing, Ignition Entertainment
Robot Rescue Revolution, Teyon
Mortal Kombat, WB Games
Assassin’s Creed, Ubisoft
Bioshock, Take Two
Street Fighter X Tekken, Capcom
Call of Duty, Activision Blizzard

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