E3 2012: Sine Mora coming to PS Vita!

by: Nathan -
I knew this week would be full of PS Vita news and today its been revealed that Sine Mora one of the highest reviewed XBLA Games. The PS Vita version will include an exclusive guest character Wilhelmine Muller. He will also bring along special weapons and chronomes. It appears no release date has been announced except for "arriving soon."

Hey anything new for the Vita at this point is fantastic news. E3 has just begun folks. 
Sine Mora, One of This Year’s Highest Reviewed XBLA Games, is Coming to PlayStation®Vita!

Budapest, Hungary – June, 4 – Sine Mora may very well have redefined the shmup genre with loads of character and exquisite presentation, and now it’s spreading its wings to PlayStation®Vita, so more players can experience the combined genius of Digital Reality and Grasshopper Manufacture’s digital opus. Arriving soon, Sine Mora is set to blow minds yet again for an entirely new audience.

“When you’ve got a great game on your hands, there’s nothing you want to do more than share it with everyone,” said Balázs Horváth, director of publishing at Digital Reality. “We had a fantastic launch with Microsoft exclusively on Xbox LIVE Arcade, and we’re really excited to continue that on the Vita.”

Exclusive to this new version is a guest character from Japanese cult studio G.rev, responsible for many shoot’em up classics like Border Down, Strania or Under Defeat. Vita owners will be able to select a new hero, Wilhelmine Muller, coming directly from the fantastic world of Under Defeat. Of course, the presence of Wilhelmine also means a brand new special weapon and new chronomes, available only on Vita!

Co-developed by Grasshopper Manufacture and Digital Reality, Sine Mora is a dieselpunk shoot 'em up that provides a unique take on the genre, where time is the ultimate factor. Mixing classic shooter sensibilities with next-gen presentation, Sine Mora defines itself as a gorgeous shmup that appeals to both hardcore and casual gamers alike. Found on Xbox Live Arcade and coming soon to PlayStation®Vita, Sine Mora features over 60 combinations of planes, characters and time manipulation devices to complete every beautifully-crafted stage with scaling difficulty. All of this is set to an epic score of soaring heights composed by Akira Yamaoka (acclaimed for his works on Shadows of the Damned and the Silent Hill series) and with set pieces from boss battles designed by the legendary anime director Mahiro Maeda (Final Fantasy: Unlimited, The Animatrix segment "The Second Renaissance Parts I and II", and the animation sequence in Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill Vol. 1).

For more information about Sine Mora, please visit the official website: http://sinemoragame.com, the Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/sinemoragame or follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/SINE_MORA.

About Digital Reality

Digital Reality Publishing is a game service company that combines original gameplay and creative freedom from studios by maintaining a long-term online relationship with its customers. With a secure base of private funding, Digital Reality publishes games across all platforms, from downloadable console titles to browser-based and mobile games.

Founded in 1991, Digital Reality Software has 20 years of experience in game development. Mostly known for the award-winning Imperium Galactica series of computer strategy games, popular Digital Reality titles include SkyDrift, Haegemonia: Legions of Iron, Platoon, and Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps. For more information, visit www.digitalreality.eu.

About Grasshopper Manufacture Inc.

Grasshopper Manufacture Inc. is an independent interactive entertainment studio based in Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo. Grasshopper Manufacture was founded in 1998 by CEO Goichi Suda (SUDA51), who is known around the world for his distinctive style and innovative work as a game designer and scenario writer. For more information on Grasshopper Manufacture, visit www.grasshopper.co.jp, or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/Grasshopper_EN, or on the Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/grasshopper.manufacture.

About G.rev Ltd.

Founded in July 2000, G.rev Ltd. is an entertainment software developer and publisher that primarily focuses on arcade-style shoot’em ups. The studio is responsible for classic Dreamcast titles Border Down and Under Defeat, and more recently the Senko no Ronde series and retro-shooter Strania. For more information, please visit http://grev.co.jp (Japanese) or the official G.rev Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/Grev-Ltd/ 194052213944305
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