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This week on the PS Vita Store: Hotline Miami, Muramasa Rebirth, and Virtue's Last Reward
by Mike Rose 26/6/2013
Product: PlayStation Vita
Manufacturer: Sony Computer Entertainment
Format: PS Vita
It's a mixed bag this week in terms of new digital content for Vita.

The stuff that's gone live or is about to go live is noteworthy, sure. There just isn't exactly a lot of it.

There are a load of big discounts, mind, so you should be able to find something to tickle your fancy in the paragraphs below.

Read on and prosper.

Full-price releases

Hotline Miami! Hotline Miami! Miami Hotline! Hotline? Miami! Miami Miami Hotline.

If you hadn't already guessed, Hotline Miami is out this week for £6.49 / $9.99. And it is really freakin' good. Get it downloaded, people.

Americans can finally purchase the long-awaited Muramasa Rebirth this week for $34.99. This gorgeous Metroidvania-style adventure is a port of the original 2009 Nintendo Wii game.

It's not just a straight port, though. The Vita version contains some exclusive content, don't you know. Can we have it in Europe now, too, please?

There's also fresh DLC on the store this week - a load of it, in fact.

So, a costume pack for Guacamelee! here, some Pinball Arcade table bundles there, a few Ratchet & Clank: QForce packs here, and more free DLC for Soul Sacrifice over there.

PlayStation Plus games and offers

Americans! You can download the downright fantastic Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward this week for free if you're a PS Plus subscriber. Grab it A.S.A.P. Why? 'Cos it's ace.

You lucky, lucky Yanks can also take advantage of a couple of wicked discounts.

Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake and Escape Plan are now both $3.75, and are both well worth grabbing.

Europeans! Nothing. But you already got your fill this month, so don't moan.

PlayStation Mobile releases

Another slew of new PS Mobile titles this week. Why did the PS Mobile section suddenly get so... errr... full?

There's some pretty interesting stuff available this week, too.

Bike Rider DX is a nifty-looking side-scrolling jump 'n' ride game. Bit steep at £4.79, mind.

Cytus Lambda is a free-to-try rhythm game that looks rather lovely. You get ten songs to begin with. If you hand over some virtual dollar, though, you can end up with 70+ songs.

Floribund appears to be a match-three game about matching flowers and skulls. Well, why not, hey? That's just 40p.

MononokeSlashdown could easily be mistaken for Draw Slasher, if you ask me. Which you did. You swipe on the screen to cut enemies up... ninja style. £3.69, peeps.

Sea Run is another interesting one. Granted, it's yet another endless-runner. BUT it does have a Game Boy-esque visual style, and features a beach, balls, and coins. Ace.

Finally, Seeker involves your darting through an asteroid field and collecting glowing pylons. This one looks distinctly average, to be honest. Its RRP is 40p.

PSP and PSone Classics

There's a huge PSone sale on this week. No, really.

On this massive list of discounted games are Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and Crash Bandicoot. You can see the full list on the EU PlayStation Blog.

Problem is that not every single one of them seems to work on PS Vita. You have been formally warned.

And that's your lot. Back again next week!
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