CES 2012: Gravity Rush now a PS Vita launch title

Posted on Jan 15 2012 - 9:06am by Tim Torres
gravityrush2 CES 2012: Gravity Rush now a PS Vita launch title

Warning: This game isn't a sequel or a port!

Just a quick update on Gravity Rush, the Vita game from Silent Hill creator Keiichiro Toyama. I got to play an entire demo at Sony’s enormous booth at CES from beginning to end, instead of a mere few minutes and walked away more impressed than I was before. Not only that, it’s now confirmed to be a launch title in the U.S.

So, the great new thing I learned about Gravity Rush: You can jump-kick enemies from ridiculous heights by manipulating gravity. It’s a fairly unique concept, launching oneself into enemies from on high to defeat them… Satisfying, too, and I hope this concept gets explored further as the game goes on.

The other great thing: The difficulty ratcheted up when a boss character showed up and started knocking off chunks of my health. I love a good challenge and I was happy to see Gravity Rush deliver.

Look for it on February 22nd when the PlayStation Vita launches in North America.

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Editor-in-chief Tim Torres is a video game geek, a tech nut, a film nerd, and he occasionally picks up a book once in a while. He has written all manner of copy for PCMag, Computer Shopper, The Jersey Journal, Radio One, and Random House. As a video game critic and podcast host, he has written in-depth reviews, attended industry events, conducted interviews and led creative discussions on various topics related to games and the games industry. Before entering the tech world, he attended New York University and worked in education as an art instructor. In his spare time he acts, sketches, eats a lot of sushi and watches a lot of Netflix. He does not hate Final Fantasy VII.

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  1. Sweet Mercy January 15, 2012 at 4:21 PM - Reply

    YES!! FINALLY!!! thank you Sony, THANK YOU! <3 I CANT WAIT!

  2. Tsukuyomi2010 January 15, 2012 at 9:24 PM - Reply

    this game is going to be so awesome… seriously…

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