PlayStation Vita Home Arcade App Launches

Sony Computer Entertainment America today announced a new application for the PlayStation Vita that offers gamers access to popular arcade classics available in PlayStation Home. The PlayStation Home Arcade application is available as a free download for the PS Vita in the PlayStation Store, and the initial game line-up includes two free games in Icebreaker and WipEout 2D as well as a free demo of the PlayStation Home arcade title Scribble Shooter. Additional titles can be purchased for $1.49 each and are playable on both the PS Vita and in PlayStation Home on the PlayStation 3.

Once downloaded, the application links to users’ Sony Entertainment Network ID. Arcade cabinet purchases made by users in PlayStation Home can also be downloaded to the PlayStation Home Arcade at no additional cost.

The following titles are currently available through the PlayStation Home Arcade application for the PS Vita:

  • Icebreaker (Free) – Sony Computer Entertainment
  • WipEout 2D (Free) – Sony Computer Entertainment
  • Scribble Shooter (Demo available for free) – Sony Computer Entertainment
  • Frogger – Konami
  • Time Pilot – Konami
  • Asteroids – Atari
  • Centipede – Atari
  • Astrosmash Gen2 – Intellivision via Realtime Associates
  • Shark! Shark! Gen2 – Intellivision via Realtime Associates
  • Mad Blocker – Open Emotion
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