Namco Bandai announces PS Vita launch lineup

Roll, ninja, and race on launch day.

Namco Bandai will release three titles at the North American launch of PlayStation Vita on February 22.

Touch My Katamari, Ridge Racer, and Shinobido 2: Revenge of Zen are on the publisher’s slate, they’ve announced. Each title aims to emphasize on the handheld’s innovative capability.

“We’re pleased today to officially confirm three titles for the PlayStation Vita system to gamers across North America excited for the launch of this impressive new handheld gaming device,” said Carlson Choi, Vice President of Marketing, Namco Bandai Games America. “Between the innovative new gameplay features in the irreverent new Touch My Katamari, the blistering speed and online connectivity of the gorgeous new Ridge Racer, and the intense, open-ended, assassin-based action of Shinobido 2: Revenge of Zen, NAMCO BANDAI Games will be delivering top-tier content for the launch of the PS Vita in a very big way.”

The announcement included new screenshots of Touch My Katamari. See them at the gallery.

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