• Sony revealed earlier today that a new application for the PlayStation Vita is now available that offers gamers access to popular arcade classics available in PlayStation Home.  The PlayStation Home Arcade application is available as a free download for the Vita and the initial game line-up includes two free games in Icebreaker and Wipeout 2D as well as a free demo of popular PlayStation Home arcade title Scribble Shooter.  Additional titles can be purchased for $1.49 each and are playable on both the Vita system and in PlayStation Home on PlayStation 3.

    Once downloaded, the application links to users’ Sony Entertainment Network ID. Arcade cabinet purchases made by users in PlayStation Home can also be downloaded to the PlayStation Home Arcade at no additional cost.

    The following titles are currently available through the PlayStation Home Arcade application on the Vita:

    • Icebreaker (Free) – Sony
    • Wipeout 2D (Free) – Sony
    • Scribble Shooter (Demo available for free) – Sony
    • Frogger – Konami
    • Time Pilot – Konami
    • Asteroids – Atari
    • Centipede – Atari
    • Astrosmash Gen2 – Intellivision via Realtime Associates
    • Shark! Shark! Gen2 – Intellivision via Realtime Associates
    • Mad Blocker – Open Emotion

    What do you think?  Is this something you are interested in?  Tell us in the comments below.

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