Despite not having been the success that was expected, the Playstation Vita (PS Vita games) was a device of great respect in its time. With great features, the device had all the controls present in Playstation consoles and, best of all: countless games of the highest quality.
For those who are still PS Vita games fan, we’ve put together a list of the 20 best games from the PSP’s successor below. Check out!
LittleBigPlanet is an extremely fun and well-designed platform puzzle. The graphics and animations are very fluid and the scenarios and characters are always captivating. The PS Vita games version managed to reconcile the magic of the franchise very well with the features of the device. Advancing through the stages and completing puzzles using the touch screen makes LittleBigPlanet feel even more satisfying.
Minecraft: Vita Edition
Obviously, the most famous block game in the world couldn’t be left out of Vita. Minecraft: Vita Edition offers all the experience you can expect from Minecraft, but in a slightly smaller world. Apart from that, the game still gives you all the freedom to explore the world and build absolutely anything you want.
God of War Collection
God of War Collection is the remastered version of God of War I and II. For those who were trapped in a cave and don’t know the franchise, here we control Kratos, a soldier who seeks revenge on basically the entire Greek Pantheon for the death of his family. Over the course of the games, we fight various Olympian gods in spectacular and extremely violent battles. If you have PS Vita games and you don’t have God of War Collection, I don’t know what you’re doing with your life.
Persona 4: Golden
Persona 4: Golden is the PS Vita games version of the famous Persona franchise. The game mixes RPG elements with life simulators, and puts you in control of a high school student, being able to participate in various daily activities and also in battles against monsters from another world. The game gives you great freedom to choose what to do, and your decisions affect the progress of the story.
Final Fantasy X / X-2
Who has never heard of Final Fantasy? The PS Vita games version is a remaster of title X and X-2 originally made for PS2. With improved graphics, the games are a delight for RPG fans, especially with their immersive story that perfectly balances action, adventure, comedy and drama.
Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation
Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation is a spin-off that takes place during the events of Assassin’s Creed III. For the first time, we play with a female protagonist named Aveline de Granpré, who seeks to impede the Templars’ domination. The game maintains the same gameplay as all the others in the series, as well as the 3rd person perspective and the open world to be explored from the top down with parkour maneuvers.
Considered by many to be the best PS Vita shooter, Killzone Mercenary puts you in control of a mercenary tasked with completing a variety of action-packed missions, explosions and all sorts of weaponry. The game has several modes with different objectives and relatively high difficulty that will surely keep you for many hours in single-player mode. However, the strong point of the game is the multiplayer, which is so good, it still has active players today.
Metal Gear Solid HD Collection
One more refinishing, Metal Gear Solid: HD Collection includes the Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty and Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater games, both originally released for Playstation 2. The HD version offers exactly the same experience, but with improved graphics and a Trophy system. If you’ve never played MGS, you’re missing out on one of the best stealth- style action and espionage games ever made.
Tales From The Borderlands
Tales From The Borderlands is a kind of interactive sci-fi and comedy-style comic book set after the events of Borderlands 2. The game mixes shooting and RPG elements and puts you in control of two characters in different cores, in which your choices influence the course of the story.
Get over here ! What can we say? It’s Mortal Kombat, but on PS Vita. The game is also known as Mortal Kombat 9 may be the 9th title in the franchise. With multiple modes, MK9 returned to its roots and focused heavily on the story and characters from the beginning of the series. Only the classics!
Need for Speed: Most Wanted
One of the best racing games ever made, Most Wanted was the title that added police chases to the franchise’s already fun car racing. With numerous vehicle customization options, the game also lets you choose between controlling racers or cops. Each side has its own goals, but the fun and hectic action of the contests remains the same.
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale is a kind of Super Smash Bros. from Playstation. For those who don’t know, the game brings together famous characters from several Sony titles and puts them in a combat of up to four simultaneous players. It has characters from Tekken, Bioshock, Metal Gear, God of War, Devil May Cry and much more! Without a doubt an extremely fun game.
Rayman Legends returns to its origins and sets the charismatic Rayman on a platform adventure. The game combines 2D and 3D elements to create very rich scenarios and interesting mechanics during the levels. In all, the game has more than 120 stages, plus daily and weekly challenges.
Resident Evil: Revelations 2
Resident Evil Revelations takes place between the events of Resident Evil 5 and Resident Evil 6 and puts Claire Redfield back in the lead. The game maintains the classic Resident Evil style and its 12 hours of gameplay maintain a great balance between action and suspense. The game also features a multiplayer mode called “Raid Mode” in which players can cooperate to advance through the scene and reach the goal.
Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3
One of the best cross-overs already fight done, UMVC3 is a masterpiece of fighting games. With the classic mechanics of the franchise, the game offers everything you’d expect: electrifying (and very long) combos and dozens and dozens of characters. This time, in addition to the expected X-Men and Street Fighter, we can play with members of the Guardians of the Galaxy, Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, Doctor Strange and more!
Uncharted: Golden Abyss
Uncharted: Golden Abyss is the 4th title in the Uncharted series and the first to be released for laptops. The game received very positive reviews that placed it on the same level as console games, offering the same level of action and adventure.
Child of Light
Child of Light is an extremely captivating platform RPG. The graphics and sound effects seem to be from an indie game, as they give a very original identity to the game and reinforce the “fairy tale” style with which the story is told. Throughout the game, you’ll need to fight several fights with a very fun combat system, besides solving several challenging puzzles.
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend is another title belonging to one of the best fighting game franchises out there. The game maintains the same style of its predecessors, with 2D fights and characters and scenarios designed in anime style. The highlight, without a doubt, is the extremely complex mechanics that make BlazBlue one of the most competitive fighting games.
Soul Sacrifice is a 3D action RPG that resembles a few games like Dark Souls or God of War. The game offers the highest quality graphics that Playstation Vita is capable of, which makes the electrifying combat even more attractive. The game is told in the form of a book and allows you to choose which path the story will take.
Dragon Quest Builders
Dragon Quest is an adventure RPG that focuses heavily on looting and crafting materials. The game actually looks like a 3rd person Minecraft, but with much better graphics. Just like in Minecraft, you also use blocks to raise buildings and farm items.