The Vita version of the quintessential PlayStation franchise is an absolute blast to play, packed to the brim with features and content that'll have you busy for months.
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Gravity Rush is an open-world game that lets the player harness the power of gravity. Its unique setting and comic book styling is a fresh change of pace from the typical action game that makes it well worth the price of admission.
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Persona 4 Golden
Persona 4 Golden is the highest rated Vita game of all time even though the game is a remake of a classic RPG. Its smart and engaging story transfers perfectly to the Vita, making it a must-own for role-playing enthusiasts.
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Arguably the best fighting game available on the Vita, Mortal Kombat is a true 1:1 port of the console reboot of the classic series. Better yet, the Vita version even packs in some additional content.
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Super Stardust Delta
It's an oldie but a goodie. Super Stardust Delta is an addictive and hypnotic stick shooter that debuted with the Vita at launch.
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OlliOlli is a highly addictive and fast-paced side scrolling skateboarding game that looks simple on the surface, but is surprisingly complex underneath. It's the perfect game to pick up and play for a few minutes at a time and shouldn't be overlooked by anyone with a Vita.
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Originally released on consoles, Rayman Origins made its way to the Vita a few months later and maintained all of the addictive platforming action we fell in love with. Couple that with an art style unlike anything you've likely seen in a game, and Rayman Origins is a no-brainer for a Vita owner.
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One of the best overall games of 2013, Tearaway blends the real world and fantasy world through a clever use of the Vita's camera and the player's own imagination.
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While it might be a little on the short side in terms of gameplay length, Guacamelee! is filled with charm and personality, not to mention a great combat system.
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Sound Shapes was one of the very first Vita titles that paved the way for a barrage of independent games on the platform. Its unique style and control solidified the Vita as a haven for the unconventional, and that's an awesome thing.
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