There's not really been very much to be cheerful about in PlayStation Vita land for a worryingly long while. But turn that frown upside down Mr Grumpy Face because here comes Tearaway and it's from Media Molecule the clever talented folks who made LittleBigPlanet and it's about a happy little friend called Iota and he's got a message to deliver and the journey looks fun and creative and different and all made-of-paper and it's a genuinely exciting new game on its way to Sony's handheld for real and that doesn't happen very often so it's brilliant and now the sun's come out.
Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!! See? Everyone's happier already! Happy. Happy. Just wait until you've seen the trailer:
Playing with virtual sheets of pulp hasn't looked this much fun since Paper Mario. But this has the added fun of poking your fingers into the game via Vita's round-the-back touching area. Actually poking the game! With your fingers! Via Vita's round-the-back touching area. I am strongly in favour of this gimmick. And dressing-up paper elks! PAPER ELKS! Who can resist paper elks? Not me. Sold.
When can I get me a copy of Tearaway? WHAT!? NOT UNTIL 2013!!!! TOO LONG!!!! Never mind. At least I've got plenty of other fantastic Vita games to play in the meanti... oh.