PlayStation Home Arcade app announced for Vita

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 16:08 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Sony has announced a new application for Vita offering access to arcade classics available through PlayStation Home.

The PlayStation Home Arcade application is available as a free download for the PS Vita system on the PS Store, and the initial game line-up includes two free games: Icebreaker and WipEout 2D as well as demo of Scribble Shooter.

Additional titles can be purchased for $1.49 each and are playable on both Vita and through Home on PS3.

Once downloaded, the application links to users’ 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