The Vita is saved!

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Sony’s PlayStation Vita is a pretty slick and wonderful handheld – that’s just not doing very well because nobody on the planet is really convinced that they need to own one. the reason for that is that the system just doesn’t have its killer app. That changes soon. The Vita, I assure you, is going to do just fine after this baby’s released.

Ladies and Gentleman, this is PlayStation Vita Pets, which is absolutely, not-at-all, in no way an attempt by Sony to capitalise on the popularity of Nintendogs. Because they want PlayStation pets to be more than a mere pet sim.

"We set out to make something that was more than just a pet sim – we wanted to make something that felt like a real game, with characters, fun and adventure," says creative director Kevin Oxland.

"Once you’ve gotten to know each other and learned the skills needed to venture outside the safety of your home you’ll be able to embark on the adventure of Castlewood Island," he explained.

Check it out. Why in the name of all that is holy is that virtual dog TALKING TO ME? WHY?

Last Updated: August 16, 2013

Geoffrey Tim

Editor. I'm old, grumpy and more than just a little cynical. One day, I found myself in possession of a NES, and a copy of Super Mario Bros 3. It was that game that made me realise that games were more than just toys to idly while away time - they were capable of being masterpieces. I'm here now, looking for more of those masterpieces.

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