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Wizorb Getting All Up in Your PlayStation

The great and powerful Wizzzoooorb to be playable on PS3, PSP, and (!) Vita.

WIZZZZOOOOOOOOOOOOOORB!

Look, you should play Wizorb. Who wouldn’t be into an Arkanoid RPG? That’s exactly what Tribute Games has put together with Wizorb. Once an Xbox Live Indie Games release, it's now a game you can play on a PC, Max, Linux, and, starting next week, it’ll be available as a PlayStation Mini.

By releasing as a PlayStation Mini, Wizorb will be playable on your PlayStation 3, PSP, and Vita.

The developers are still waiting for Sony Computer Entertainment America to sign off on Vita compatibility, but that’s already happened in Europe, and if it doesn’t happen at launch in the US, it’ll come soon after. It's Vita "compatible," though, which means it's emulated, and doesn't have Vita-specific features. It will still look super pretty.

Wizorb launches through PlayStation Network on July 25. I leave you with this:

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Posted by patrickklepek

WIZZZZOOOOOOOOOOOOOORB!

Look, you should play Wizorb. Who wouldn’t be into an Arkanoid RPG? That’s exactly what Tribute Games has put together with Wizorb. Once an Xbox Live Indie Games release, it's now a game you can play on a PC, Max, Linux, and, starting next week, it’ll be available as a PlayStation Mini.

By releasing as a PlayStation Mini, Wizorb will be playable on your PlayStation 3, PSP, and Vita.

The developers are still waiting for Sony Computer Entertainment America to sign off on Vita compatibility, but that’s already happened in Europe, and if it doesn’t happen at launch in the US, it’ll come soon after. It's Vita "compatible," though, which means it's emulated, and doesn't have Vita-specific features. It will still look super pretty.

Wizorb launches through PlayStation Network on July 25. I leave you with this:

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Posted by Bummey

the wizard

Posted by PKHilson

Wizzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz!

Posted by TheFakePsychic

WIZZZZZZZZZZZOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOORRRRRRRB!

Posted by EarlessShrimp

A reason to use my psv again! Kinda glad I didn't buy it elsewhere!

Posted by ESREVER

Wizorb on my Vita? Sold...AGAIN!

Posted by BonOrbitz

I just bought this game from the Steam Summer sale for like $1.79 or something like that. Hearing ''Arkanoid RPG" sounds like something that would come out of What Would Molydeux, so it's gotta be interesting.

Posted by Barrabas

This article just reminded me that I never got around to buying this even though it seemed interesting. $1.79 on steam, sold.

Edited by Faramir82

Thanks Patrick for reminding me about this game, a must purchase from Steam when I leave work. Arkanoid was a favorite arcade game as a kid, and adding the RPG elements sounds amazing.

Posted by mbr2

ORBFACE

Posted by heatDrive88

If you haven't bought this already on Steam for like $2, then you're a fucking failure at life.

Jussayin'.

Posted by Moncole

I got this game because the QL.

Posted by Phatmac

WIZZZZZZZZZZZOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOORRRRRRRB!

Edited by Doppelgamer

Already got it on Steam for less than $2, and it has achievements. This being a mini, it likely does not have Trophies. :(

Posted by Sunspots

How many monies for psn version?

Posted by Bwgmon

Anything you can do, the great and powerful Wizorb can do better.
 
...just don't shrink into oblivion.

Posted by BeachThunder

AHH HA HA HA HA HA!

Posted by JackSukeru

Bought it on Steam just the other day, it's pretty fun and a good podcast listening game.

Posted by 1DER

@Sunspots: $3.99 USD

Posted by Ouren

I'll be getting this.

PORTA-BLISS~!

Posted by Frobitz

Not Wizball :-(

Posted by Evercaptor

I just love playin Wizorb on my Max. Best platform going!

Posted by Vexxan

Wizooooorb~

Posted by MEATBALL

Can't wait to be able to play Wizorb on Vita.

Posted by Redbullet685

This looks awesome. May need to get this.

Posted by Krakn3Dfx

Went ahead and snagged it (and a couple of copies to gift) on Steam today for $1.79. My wife is/was a huge DX Ball fan back in the day, she should like this game, but she'll probably just bitch about the RPG elements of the game detracting from the block breaking parts.

Posted by ElvishPresley

Ohhhhhh MAN so jazzed. Uncharted, Journey, Dyad, and now this are all making me very happy I went with a PS3 instead of a 360.

Posted by Mandrewgora

I'd play the hell outa that game again.

Posted by CaptainInvictus

@ElvishName said:

Ohhhhhh MAN so jazzed. Uncharted, Journey, Dyad, and now this are all making me very happy I went with a PS3 instead of a 360.

But...this was out on 360 long before PS3?...

Posted by EternalHaV0C

I am disappointed by the lack of Breakout references. Everyone should buy this game though, it is awesome.

Posted by Godlyawesomeguy

It's a dollar and some change on Steam right now, you guys.

Posted by Goblin

Oh it. Is. On!

Being a Mini, the lower resolution and lack of trophies makes it a bit less appealing as a PS3 game, but it seems like a great fit for PSP. Being able to put the system to sleep would also make the game more suitable for shorter sessions.

Posted by D

Word! Love me some Orbs and Wizards. I could see this doing very well on handheld systems.

Posted by Tim_the_Corsair

That is at least the second most paedophile-looking wizard I have seen today

Posted by GaylordButts

W-W-Wizorb: now available on Max.

Posted by ddensel

Looks cool, and Wizorb is the greatest name for anything, ever.

Posted by Aristides

Hmmmmm the mouse controls on the PC seem like the best way to play this game. I'd recommend people get the steam version.

Posted by Sunspots

@1DER: I can afford that.

Posted by RE_Player1

If it's a mini that means no trophies :( Oh well I'll just get it on PC.

Posted by probablytuna

Interesting... Might have another game to play on the Vita.

Posted by logicfracture

Just grabbed it on Steam. Looks really interesting and it's so cheap.

Posted by RedFive

I really dig the XBLIG version of Wizorb, but it would be pretty sweet to play it on the go.

Posted by Redbullet685

Bought it on XBLI yesterday and I love it. Totally worth the $3.

Posted by Tesla

Wizorb is dope.

Posted by TigerDX

I can play it on my Max? Awesome!

Posted by joshthebear

WIIIIZZZZZOOOOORRRRRB

Posted by Corvak

best part of this is how WIZZOOOORRRRB clips into the next article on the frontpage. XD

Posted by Shinnizle

It's pretty cool on Steam, so why not.