Thinking of a summer holiday? Then best take your PS4 and Vita with you as it looks like a busy August ahead. Here we take a look at some of the releases we are dying to get are filthy mitts on over the next few weeks…
Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare (PlayStation 4)
Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare rocket launches onto PS4 and digs into the trenches with an explosive new Co-op and Multiplayer action experience. Blast zombies and plants across a mine-blowing world that delivers the depth of a traditional online shooter blended with the refreshing humor of Plants vs. Zombies. PopCap Games bring Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfar in full 1080p/60fps, with two DLC expansions included August 22 for both PS4 and the PS3.
Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition (PlayStation 4)
Join the crusade against Death itself and face ultimate evil in the definitive Diablo experience. Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition is filled to the brim with fast-paced action, awe-inspiring heroes, and legendary treasure. It features all the content included in the Reaper of Souls expansion set, as well as Acts I through IV of the original Diablo III for those who have yet to vanquish the Lord of Terror on console. Blizzard Entertainment release Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition Aug 19th both on PSN and retail.
Pure Pool ( PlayStation 4)
Prepare for the most authentic pool experience from the comfort of your couch as VooFoo Studios bring Pure Pool to PlayStation 4.
A while back Michelle from Ripstone told us: “Pure Pool is amazeballs!”. Pure Pool will be available to download 29/30th July.
Table Top Racing (PS Vita)
Ex-Wipeout dev’s award-winning racing game Table Top Racing comes whizzing onto PlayStation Vita. Developer Playrise Digital & indie publisher Ripstone have joined forces to bring the hugely successful Table Top Racing to PlayStation Vita 5/6th of Aug. The game was first released on iOS and Android devices, both versions have been downloaded over 3.7m times! The PS Vita version of the game has a brand new accelerator and brake control, super smooth high detail graphics, more responsive handling, and makes unique use of the rear touch pad.
The Swapper (PlayStation 4, PS Vita)
“The Swapper is our first indie title to really push the limits of the PlayStation 3 and Vita,” said Curve Digital Managing Director Jason Perkins. “We’ve been able to really throw the power of the PS4 at the game, but we also want to ensure that when the game comes out, it looks great and runs well at 30 FPS on hardware that, in the case of the PlayStation 3, is over seven years old.”
The Swapper will be available as a Cross-Buy title on all three PlayStation platforms.
Zen Pinball 2
Zen Studios release The Guardians of the Galaxy to Zen Pinball 2 on PS3, PS4 & Vita: July 29th (North America), July 30th (Europe).
Metrico (PS Vita)
Netherlands based developer, Digital Dreams release their PlayStation Vita exclusive action game Metrico. The game is set in a world filled with infographics and challenges the player through levels filled with bar charts, line diagrams and pie charts, each of which directly react to the player’s movements, actions and input. Metrico will be available on PlayStation Network the 5th of August in the US and the 6th of August in Europe
Counterspy (PS Vita PlayStation 4)
San Francisco based developer Dynamighty bring Counterspy 20th August to Europe on PS Vita and PS4.The guys over at Dynamighty had all previously worked on projects at Rockstar Games, LucasArts and Pixar before joining Dynamighty in 2011. This makes us all super excited about Counterspy.
Hyperdimension Neptunia Re; Birth1 (PS Vita)
Hyperdimension Neptunia Re; Birth1 is a remake of the first installment to the Hyperdimension Neptunia series, Hyperdimension Neptunia. The story again follows Neptune who has fallen to the world beneath Celestia after a battle between her and the other four CPUs. While the core story is still the same, Hyperdimension Neptunia Re; Birth1 has an entirely new plot and even uses the gameplay system from Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory, along with its own new features. The game comes screaming into NA 26th Aug on PSN and retail and 27th Aug to Europe on PSN only.
Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited (PS Vita)
The original game had a cast and story that was widely praised as one of the best in the series, and this PS Vita version offers players a chance to relive that adventure on the go, and with brand-new content! Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited comes packed with in-depth gameplay and the great sense of humor you’ve come to love. The graphics engine truly brings Takehito Harada’s characters to life with fluid animations and high definition details. Create your own political party and take advantage of a slew of new battle and strategic features expanding upon the already staggering replay value. Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited comes to NA and Europe in August.
The Last of Us: Remastered
One of the biggest games of 2013 is coming to the PS4 in a new definitive edition. Out in the UK on July 30th, the story follows Joel and Ellie, as they struggle to survive in a post-apocalyptic world.
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