Sony has today launched a new app for the PlayStation Vita, dubbed PlayStation Home Arcade, that will let users access arcade classics from PlayStation Home.
The app is a free download via the PlayStation Store and the initial line-up of games includes two free ones (WipEout 2D, Icebreaker) and demo of Scribble Shooter.
Additional titles can be purchased for $1.49 each and are playable on both the PS Vita system and on the PS3 (via PS Home).
Once downloaded, the application links to users’ Sony Entertainment Network (SEN) ID. Arcade cabinet purchases made by users in PlayStation Home can also be downloaded to the PlayStation Home Arcade at no additional cost.
The following titles are currently available through the PlayStation Home Arcade application for the PS Vita system:
- · Icebreaker (Free) – Sony Computer Entertainment
- · WipEout 2D (Free) – Sony Computer Entertainment
- · Scribble Shooter (Demo available for free) – Sony Computer Entertainment
- · Frogger – KONAMI
- · Time Pilot – KONAMI
- · Asteroids – ATARI
- · Centipede – ATARI
- · Astrosmash Gen2 – INTELLIVISION via Realtime Associates
- · Shark! Shark! Gen2 – INTELLIVISION via Realtime Associates
- · Mad Blocker – Open Emotion