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Zipper Interactive is showing the Vita some Socom love with Unit 13, and it gives us a glimpse of what 3rd person shooters will be like on the handheld. Rather than having a deep story, Zipper has decided to give the player a set of 36 missions and 10 High-value targets, which can be done solo or online with a friend or random stranger. It is a great look at what “Could be” on the Vita. Sadly, it doesn’t deliver on what it set out to achieve.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) today announces the release of Unit 13, a third-person military shooter created exclusively for PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) by Zipper Interactive, available via the PlayStation Store or from all good retailers on March 9th.
Players join the ranks of Unit 13, a counter-terrorism squad deployed with only one objective; complete the mission. Missions focus on contemporary ‘ripped from the headlines’ scenarios creating an experience that is loaded with authenticity.
Unit 13 takes advantage of all the input and connectivity features PS Vita has to offer. Dual analogue sticks offer bona fide shooter controls on the go, and SIXAXIS combines with front and rear touch to offer an intuitive, immersive experience.
The 3G connectivity of PS Vita are at the core of Unit 13 and bring all-new challenges and ways of playing to the genre.
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Socom series creator Zipper Interactive formally announced a Japanese release date for the third person PlayStation Vita game Unit 13. The game will be released March 8 priced ¥4,980 at retail and ¥3,900 in download form. Visit the official Unit 13 site here.
It’s no big secret Socom 4 was a fail. Just a quick glance of the official message boards and you will see a whole lot of negativity. Also some of you, who follow industry news may remember the recent downsizing of the company after the release of Socom 4. Zipper Interactive announced a new title today for the PlayStation Vita titled “Unit 13″.