We already published the list of best PS Vita games of all time, now it’s time to discover the best PS Vita action games of all time.
With amazing titles like LittleBigPlanet, Mortal Kombat, and Dead or Alive 5 Plus, the PS Vita surely have a great collection of action games.
If you’re a fan of both PS Vita and action games, there’s a chance you’ll like this list.
Most of you will know (or even still playing) some of the games mentioned in this list.
#50. Jungle Rumble: Freedom, Happiness and Bananas
#49. Resistance: Burning Skies
#48. Senran Kagura: Bon Appetit!
#47. Alien Breed
#46. Michael Jackson The Experience HD
#45. htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary
#44. StarDrone Extreme
#42. MegaTagmension Blanc + Neptune VS Zombies
#41. Borderlands 2
#40. Magical Beat
#39. Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires
#38. Dynasty Warriors Next
#36. Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable
#35. Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus
#34. Murasaki Baby
#33. Earth Defense Force 2: Invaders From Planet Space
#32. Touch My Katamari
#30. Soldner-X 2: Final Prototype
#29. Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed
#28. Toukiden: The Age of Demons
#27. Unit 13
#26. Flame Over
#25. Open Me!
#24. When Vikings Attack!
#23. Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken
#22. A Rose in the Twilight
#21. Killzone: Mercenary
#19. Persona 4: Dancing All Night
#18. SUPERBEAT: XONiC
#17. Street Fighter X Tekken
#16. Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3
#15. Super Stardust Delta
#14. BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend
#12. Stealth Inc: A Clone in the Dark
#11. Dead or Alive 5 Plus
#10. Sine Mora
Co-developed by Grasshopper Manufacture and Digital Reality, and published by Microsoft Studios, 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 is a gorgeous shmup that appeals to both hardcore and casual gamers alike.
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.
TxK is an Action game, developed and published by Llamasoft, which was released in 2014.
#8. Tales From Space: Mutant Blobs Attack
Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack is a side-scrolling puzzle platformer about an ornery mutant blob that, after being held captive in a lab that can only be described as something out of a retro sci-fi movie from the early ’50’s, escapes into the world and sets out on a path to destroy and consume everything!
A follow-up to last year’s PlayStation Network title Tales from Space: About a Blob, Mutant Blobs Attack will contain a wide range of exciting new features and gameplay modes designed exclusively for the PlayStation Vita handheld entertainment system.
#7. Sound Shapes
Play, Compose and Share in a unique take on the classic sidescrolling platformer where your actions make the music.
With equal parts musical instrument and game, Sound Shapes gives everyone the ability to make music.
Set different shapes into the world to make musical notes and trigger sounds through your actions.
Upload your levels for others to download and remix on their own.
Sound Shapes creates an ever-changing musical community for everyone to enjoy on the go.
The game features a down on his luck Mexican named Juan Aguacate, who sets out to save the world when El Presidente’s Daughter is kidnapped by an Evil Charro Skeleton.
The story takes place in and around a small village in Mexico, and has the player travelling through alternate dimensions including “The World of the Dead” and “The World of Nightmares” on his quest to rescue the girl he loves.
#5. Mortal Kombat
Prepare yourself to reenter the tournament wherever you are as Mortal Kombat comes to PlayStation Vita.
A complete reboot of the franchise, this latest iteration combines all-new mature oriented fighter gameplay with a deep story mode, improved graphics and game technology and new game modes to create a Mortal Kombat play experience like none before it.
Feature details include: a storyline that takes players back to the original tournament, exclusive PS Vita functionality, fatalities presented in graphic detail never imagined in earlier release, and all-new game modes.
Spelunky is a unique platformer with randomized levels that offer a new and challenging experience each time you play!
Journey deep underground and explore fantastic places filled with monsters, traps, and treasure.
Fully-destructible environments open up lots of strategies and make it a blast to master the game’s many secrets.
#3. Velocity Ultra
Velocity Ultra is the native PlayStation 3 version of the multiple award-winning teleportation shoot ’em-up Velocity!
Featuring a new anime-influenced art style, explosive visual effects, a Platinum trophy and PSN leaderboards, Velocity Ultra improves on the 2012 Game Of The Year and PSN Gamer’s Choice release in every area (except music ‘cos that rocked the first time around).
#2. LittleBigPlanet PS Vita
LittleBigPlanet for PlayStation Vita features the same design and gameplay functionality found in earlier LittleBigPlanet games, but bolstered by impressive features specific to the new Sony handheld gaming device.
As with all LittleBigPlanet games, players can partake of campaign levels included in the game, download user created levels online, or create their own levels.
The PS Vita’s front and rear touch controls allow for more fluid customization and movement, as well as allow for fluid game design on the fly, with Sackboy previewing levels as you create them.
When within a game additional features provide for a more varied gameplay experience, including: multi-touch input functionality for local multiplayer games on a single PS Vita, and a tilt feature that utilizes the PS Vita’s motion-sensing internal gyroscope.
#1. Rayman Origins
Rayman Origins is a comic adventure set in a lush 2D world brimming with unexpected secrets and outlandish enemies.
The Glade of Dreams is overrun by the “nefurrious” Darktoons.
The Fairy Council seeks Rayman’s help to save the day.
Rayman receives the aid of his best friend Globox as well as two crafty wizards, the Teensies.
Together the world’s most hilarious team of heroes sets out to restore peace to the Glade before their beloved home is destroyed.
Rayman Origins supports four-player jump-in-and-jump-out co-op gameplay.
The game offers a massive universe to explore, with more than 100 characters, 12 unique worlds, and more than 60 levels of platforming gameplay designed for all ages and play styles.
Unlock new abilities and moves as you progress through the game.
All members of your team will discover new unique abilities, including swimming, diving, slapping, and the sensational “HarilyCopter.”
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Determining the best PS Vita action game is no doubt a never ending topic (mostly because new games are still being released), but it’s worth the time!