8 of the Best PS Vita games for avoiding Christmas

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale


Because nothing is more likely to stop young cousin Sam nagging for a piggyback than showing him an enraged Kratos and telling him ‘you’ve made him angry now.’ After Sam has gone, content yourself with the fact you can then plunge the furious deity’s chains of instant death into Sackboy’s hessian chops, or – if you prefer – up Raiden’s titanium buttocks. Or any one of the myriad ‘All-Stars’ in Sony’s free-for-all smash ’em up, a game that actually makes far more sense on PSVita than it does on PS3 thanks to spritely HD visuals and instantly gratifying bite-sized battles.