Sony Japan's topsy-turvy action game, Gravity Rush, is busting out of its PlayStation Vita home and returning as a full-fledged PlayStation 4 game in December. Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studio president Shuhei Yoshida introduced a trailer for the game - known as Gravity Daze in Japan - before casually rolling into another announcement: a new Gravity Rush sequel is coming to PlayStation 4 in 2016.
The first Gravity Rush game is hinged on the abilities of Kat, a young girl who can manipulate gravity, either floating gracefully through the air or rocketing across a skewed city like a bullet with blonde hair. It was a high-profile game in the PlayStation Vita's early days, gaining positive reviews in the wake of its vivid graphics and unique use of the Vita's gyroscopic sensors for free-form control. That element will likely be preserved via the Dualshock 4's motion sensing capabilities - as was the case with another recent Vita-to-PS4 game, Tearaway Unfolded.
The PlayStation 4 version of Gravity Rush is due in Japan this December. We'll let you know as soon as we hear what Sony's Gravity Rush plans are for other territories.
Update: It's coming to the U.S. as Gravity Rush Remastered on February 9, 2016. Bluepoint Games, the outfit behind Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and Metal Gear Solid HD Collection, is handling the port.