Bandai's junk-rolling Prince has been pegged to star in a brand new Katamari
game for Sony's PS Vita. Unveiled under its working title, Katamari Damacy, the
portable entry will be a launch title for the PS Vita and utilize its front and
rear touch sensors to introduce new features to the long running franchise.
was revealed at TGS 2011, along with this odd-ball trailer introducing Katamari
Damacy's new 'Stretch' and 'Squeeze' abilities:
of the coolest new features is the ability to use the rear touch pad of the PS
Vita to S-T-R-E-T-C-H and SQUEEZE that katamari both horizontally and
vertically to pick the world around you in ways never before done in a Katamari
game,” wrote Namco Bandai's Rich Bantegui on the US PlayStation Blog.
“You’ll be rolling up everything from the tiniest of ants to the enormous
masses of Earth like Mount Fuji and BEYOND!”
Bandai also released a collection of screenshots demonstrating the touch
sensitive feature in the actual game, which we've lovingly rolled into the
Sep 16, 2011