Gravity Rush

Gravity Rush

2012

System
PlayStation Vita
Publisher
Sony Computer Entertainment

7.9

Game Rating

User Ratings: 10

Our Review: 9/10

Gravity Rush News

December2012

  • Game of the Year Best PlayStation Vita Game of 2012

    Pocket rockets

    Sony clearly intended for the PlayStation Vita to sprint out of the starting blocks quicker than Usain Bolt when it deployed the system in February. It didn’t. But by launching the platform alongside a star-studded software line-up, at least it ensured that we had plenty to play on the train this year. Best PlayStation Vita Game of...

September2012

  • News Gravity Rush Director Teases Super Secret Sequel

    Kat attack

    Legendary game designer Keiichiro Toyama has teased that there may be a sequel to Gravity Rush on the cards. The title won a game of the year award at the Tokyo Game Show earlier today, and after being congratulated by fans on Twitter, the Silent Hill creator declared: “Thank you! I’ll do my best on the sequel.” The luminary was...

July2012

  • Game of the Month June 2012 - Gravity Rush

    Straight to the top

    Sony's fantastic physics-bending Gravity Rush hit Vita in late June and easily walked away with our Game of the Month award. As our Gravity Rush review explains: It's a game that defies expectations almost as frequently as the physical properties it’s built upon. A surreal narrative is complemented by genuinely...

June2012

  • News Epic Gravity Rush Launch Trailer Floats Online

    Pumped up

    Those of you in possession of a PlayStation Vita have probably been counting down the days until the release of Gravity Rush. As such, you probably won’t need reminding that the game is set to drift onto North American store shelves today. In order to celebrate that fact, Sony has released a launch trailer for the ambitious Japan Studio...

May2012

  • News Learn About Gravity Rush's Love of Bande Dessinee

    Sense of style

    Gravity Rush’s art is heavily inspired by the popular Franco-Belgian comic book style known as bande dessinee. Art director Yoshiaki Yamaguchi explained that the style is all about exaggerating notable visual elements, such as Gravity Rush’s overstated verticality. Writing on the PlayStation Blog, he continued: The direction we...

April2012

  • News Kat Dresses Up for Gravity Rush Pre-Order DLC

    A lady in uniform

    Those that pre-order Sony’s upcoming topsy-turvy Vita exclusive Gravity Rush from “participating retailers” will get their hands on an extra ration of DLC for the main game. The Military Mission pack – which launched separately in Japan earlier in the year – includes a slick sergeant major costume for protagonist Kat, in...

  • News Gravity Rush Demo Floats Onto PSN in Late May

    Topsy turvy

    As speculated, Sony has confirmed that a demo for the hotly anticipated Vita action platformer Gravity Rush will drop onto the PSN on 29th May in North America and 30th May in Europe. That should give you roughly two weeks to decide whether you want to purchase the full title ahead of its release in mid-June. Spoilers: you will.

  • News Gravity Rush Demo Drops Onto Vita on 30th May

    Gravitational pull

    If that mid-June release date for PlayStation Vita exclusive Gravity Rush still seems too far away, then perhaps you might be reassured by the news that a demo is set to float onto the PlayStation Store on 30th May. Resurrected UK retailer GAME revealed the good news on its Twitter account earlier today. We were actually lucky...

March2012

  • News Kat Suits Up for New Gravity Rush DLC

    Yes, Miss

    It seems like Sony’s running through all of our fancy dress fantasies for Gravity Rush’s post-release content. If the topsy-turvy platformer’s recent cat suit content wasn’t enough to get you in a lather, then this week’s army outfit should do the trick. The DLC includes a new Special Forces get-up for protagonist Kat, two...

  • News Feast Your Eyes on Gravity Rush's DLC

    Kat suit

    While we wait desperately to play Gravity Rush – or Gravity Daze as it’s known overseas – Sony has revealed details about the game’s first DLC pack due for release in Japan next week. Dubbed the “Spy Volume”, the ¥400 set will include a cat suit costume for protagonist Kat, two side missions and two challenge missions. In order...

  • News Gravity Rush Was Inspired by Crackdown

    Xbox exclusive a favourite

    Gravity Rush started life as a PlayStation 3 title. According to an interview published on the PlayStation Blog, the team happened upon the PS Vita during development and swiftly realised that the platform was “perfect for the game”. Elsewhere in the interview, the team revealed that the topsy-turvy platformer was...

February2012

  • News Gravity Rush Coming to Europe on 13th June

    Available at retail

    It seems SCEE’s had a change of heart regarding the European release of Gravity Rush. The title was originally only planned for digital release, but in a PlayStation Blog post this afternoon the publisher has confirmed that a retail version will also be made available. The bad news is that the game is still a way off, with SCEE...

  • News Gravity Rush to Score DLC in Japan

    Kataclysmic

    Japanese gamers have had a couple of weeks to mess around with Gravity Rush, but the fun doesn’t end there. Sony’s announced that it is planning to release three downloadable packs for the hotly anticipated title, each bundling a costume, two side missions and three challenge missions. They’ll cost ¥400 each. The first pack’s...

  • News Japanese Sales Charts: Gravity Rush Unable to Stop Dwindling Vita Sales

    Newton's law

    Like the falling apples that formulated Sir Isaac Newton’s theory of gravity, the release of Gravity Rush – known as Gravity Daze domestically – could not thwart the dwindling numbers for Sony’s new handheld in Japan. The snazzy handheld – which releases worldwide next week – managed to sell just 13,939 units, its lowest...

January2012

  • First Impressions Gravity Rush

    Floaty

    The presence of Keiichiro Toyama, famous for his work on the Silent Hill and Siren franchises, is welcome in the launch window of PS Vita. Seemingly breaking away from his horror roots, Tomaya serves as creative director on Gravity Rush, a game that allows players to reject the rules of gravity itself in the palms of their hands. Kat awakes...

December2011

  • News New Gravity Rush Video Lifts Off

    Be sure to take your Dramamine

    Gravity Rush, or Gravity Daze as it’s known in Japan, is quickly leaping our way with Vita’s release now less than two months away. Along with the Japanese release of the game, Sony dropped a new promotional video for the game to help encourage Japanese gamers to spend their hard-earned Yen, and you can now see the...

November2011

  • News Sony Starts Sending Vitas to Japanese Press

    What we'd give to be in Japan

    In anticipation of Vita's launch across Japan next month, Sony has started sending out review units of the system to members of the country's press, along with launch game Hot Shots Golf Next and February release Gravity Rush (known as Gravity Daze in Japan.) The machine is out in just over a month, giving the Japanese...

September2011

  • News Sony Exhibits PS Vita Game Cartridge and Case

    Keeping media physical

    Sony has some all-new PS Vita cases and cartridges on display at Tokyo Game Show this week, giving us a closer look at the plastic shells that will be adorning our shelves. Sony is going with blue semi-transparent plastic for the case, much like those found on your everyday Blu-Ray movie. The cartridges themselves are small,...

August2011