Last week Tyrone Rodriguez with Nicalis, Inc., wrote on the Sony Blog that the PS Vita will be getting the retro 8-bit themed platform game where you die, a lot.

In VVVVVV you play the role of Captain Viridian who’s stranded in some “crazy alternate dimansion” which is in the process of imploding. Taking the role of Viridian you must find and rescue your crew and if you’d like, save the imploding dimension. As for controls Rodriguez put’s it this way: “There’s no shooting, and there’s not even a real jump button. Instead, you can move left or right, and you can invert Captain Viridian’s gravity.”

We’ve seen this concept used before, but the way the game is designed and the overall premise of the game is what keeps VVVVVV interesting. Even if it is hard to pronounce.. (pronounced like “VEE VEE VEE VEE VEE VEE VEE” if you must know).

In VVVVVV there are no lives, you must continuously try each puzzle over and over and over again until you eventually time the “jump” right and avoid plummeting to your death into the pixel spikes.

VVVVVV is currently available on Windows PC and the Nintendo 3DS, but finally it’s coming to the PS Vita! When? We don’t know. All we know is that it’s coming, and that’s all you need to know for now.

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