Sony PS Vita Launch Date & Games Confirmed

Sony today announced the Japan launch date for their new handheld console, the PS Vita, to be December 17 of this year, confirming previously leaked information. They confirmed that  26 games will be available to play when the Vita reaches shelves. Sony also stated that within the consoles launch window, approximately 3 months, there will be 100 games available for the Vita.
Prices for the Vita will range from 29,980 YEN (about 391.00 USD) for the 3G version to 24,980 YEN (about $326.00 USD) for the WiFi version. Japanese pre-orders will start on October 15 of this year.

Launch titles will include:

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend
Project N.O.E.L.S.
Fish On
Dynasty Warriors Next
WipEout 2048
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3
Lord of Apocalypse (Square Enix)
F1 2011
Ninja Gaiden Sigma
Army Corpse of Hell (Square Enix)
Michael Jackson: The Experience (Ubisoft)
Shinobido 2: Tales of a Ninja (Acquire)
Virtua Tennis 4 (Sega)
Uncharted: Golden Abyss (SCE)
Hot Shots Golf 6 (SCE)
Gyokugen Dasshutsu Adv: Zennin Shiboudesu (Chunsoft)
Dream Club Zero Portable (D3 Publisher)
Disgaea 3: Return (NIS)
Dark Quest: Alliance (Ubisoft)
Ridge Racer (Namco Bandai)
Tales of Innocence
Gravity Daze
Metal Gear Solid HD (Konami)
FIFA 12 (EA)

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