Reality Fighters

Reality Fighters Review

Reality Fighters Review

Oxford Street Fighter.

I've been showing off PlayStation Vita to my family. Dad likes a bit of Xbox, mum is conducting another affair with Professor Layton, and my 10-year-old niece is an evolutionary miracle: half-human, half-iOS.

As such, I'm always keen to gauge their reactions to any notable breakthrough in gaming, away from the stage-managed, on-message, cut-and-paste hype of The Industry.

Beaming with 'look at me' novelty, Reality Fighters seemed a good place to start. And it duly produced "ooh"s and "aah"s in all the right places as I swiftly transformed mother into a ballet-dancing kung fu master and had her striking wildly at her Santa coat-and-skirt-wearing son in my parents' kitchen sink. It puts a new spin on child abuse, if nothing else.

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Invizimals dev now Sony exclusive

Invizimals dev now Sony exclusive

Novarama signs on the bottom line.

Invizimals maker Novarama is now a Sony exclusive developer.

The Barcelona-based studio will focus on making PlayStation Vita games. It's currently working on Vita launch title Reality Fighters.

Novarama's claim to fame is bringing Augmented Reality gaming to handheld consoles with the Invizimals franchise.

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NGP Hands On

So does it do everything?

So much for pocket gaming. The first thing that strikes you about Sony's NGP (a name whose days are numbered, with a sexier and more practical alternative likely to be unveiled at E3) is its size. Larger by some measure than its competition, the NGP's closest comparison in handheld history is Atari's Lynx.

PSP2 games: the NGP line-up

Uncharted! Killzone! WipEout! Resistance!

The first batch of games announced for Sony's brand new NGP (Next Generation Portable - a.k.a PSP2) handheld are as follows.