In this age of A/V overload, it's rare that you get the opportunity to really flex those imagination muscles, but today presents just such a chance. Famitsu got its hands on nine Vita games, but since details are scarce on some and we don't know if others will actually come to America, it's the perfect opportunity to revitalize that atrophied fantasizing gland.
A big chunk of the nine were previously announced Ubisoft games (including "Luminous Electronic Symphony," which we assume is the Vita Lumines
game). But the magazine also featured some new titles like Game Arts' Ragnarok Odyssey
, a "hunting action" game that borrows elements
from MMORPG Ragnarok Online
and, presumably, the Monster Hunter series. Also, D3's bringing Dream Club Zero
to the portable, but since it's a port of a 360 dating sim/visual novel that will never, ever
come to the U.S. you probably don't want to waste too much imagination on that one.
Perhaps the most intriguing on the list is Acquire's Sumioni
, a 2D action game with an inky art style (as you can see in the screen Siliconera
ran). Apparently, you'll use both touch pads and an analogue stick to brush away enemies with your ... magical, brushy, ink powers. (C'mon, imagination!)
Rounding out the list is Moe Moe Daisensou Gendaiban++
, the latest in a strategy series that mysteriously
hasn't caught on in the US.