Japanese developer Cave Interactive
(DoDonPachi) has announced plans to bring its social mobile game Shirotsuku
(Build a Castle) and an original untitled shooter to the PlayStation Vita.
Originally developed for the Mobage mobile
platform, Shirotsuku is a castle building sim in which players build kingdoms
during Japan's Sengoku period, collect exclusive items by checking in at
real-world locations, and trade or do battle with other users. The PS Vita
version will retain many of the same gameplay elements, using the handheld's
geo-location functions to help players uncover souveniers in a similar fashion,
as well as collect in-game coins according to how far they've travelled between
Cave was less forthcoming with details
regarding its mysterious 'Shooting Game' (working title), only to say it will
be a new title and make use of the PS Vita's original features.
Prices, release dates and market
availability for Shirotsuku and Shooter Game (again, working title) have yet to
Sep 15, 2011