Vita Player GamesAid Fundraiser Game Lineup


With our our 24 hour PS Vita gaming challenge fast approaching, we wanted to give all of you a heads-up on what games we will be playing over the course of the day and details of what sessions are likely to be streamed on Youtube. There’s still plenty of time for YOU to get involved and let us know what games you want to see played so please let us know by email or through our Twitter page and we’ll do everything we can to cover them!

To watch the live streams of any of the game sessions, just visit our new Youtube Channel throughout the day or follow our progress on Twitter.

Game Schedule

12:00 noon GMT, Friday 2nd May – Mobile Madness (prize giveaway!) – Live On Youtube

It wouldn’t be right for Vita Player to be doing any sort of PlayStation Vita challenge without some form of PlayStation Mobile gaming involved and with access to the entire library of PSM titles so we’re kicking things off with this pretty varied session. Apart from a couple of personal high score challenges, I’m putting myself entirely in your hands so it’s up to you what I play though so let me have your gaming requests! As one of the most dedicated PlayStation Mobile enthusiasts around we’ve got all the PSM titles released for the EU market so if there’s a game you want me to play just put the request in as I can guarantee that I’ll have it!

Confirmed Games So Far

  • Trolly Bird
  • Helicopter
  • Sixty Second Shooter Deluxe
  • Sea Run
  • Word Blocked
  • Switch Galaxy
  • Life Of Pixel
  • Kung Fu Fight!

With more to be played! This session will also have our first competition of the day to win a PS Vita accessory bundle!

14:00 GMT, Friday 2nd May – If If Moves, Shoot It!

I’ve been a fan of the shoot-em-up genre since I was a kid going to the arcades with my parents on holiday so this hour is going to be dedicated to the shoot-em-up genre. Whether it’s a straight-up side-scrolling shoot-em-up or a twin-stick shooter the chances are that I’ll take a crack at it!

Confirmed Games So Far

  • TxK
  • Velocity Ultra
  • Super Stardust Delta
  • Sine Mora
  • Total Recoil

15:00 GMT, Friday 2nd May – Anything Goes (prize giveaway!)

First of my random game sessions where I’ll just see what games I have to hand and just start playing through the collection… Stay tuned to Twitter though as I’ll be giving another prize out during this hour!

Confirmed Games So Far

  • Men’s Room Mayhem
  • Treasures Of Montezuma Blitz
  • Angry Birds Trilogy

With more games to be confirmed. Another competition as well to win a second PS Vita accessory bundle.

16:00 GMT, Friday 2nd May – Retro Rampage

I started gaming back in the 70s with one of the old Pong clones and while I’m not going that far, I am going to put some time into some retro gaming. I’ll be looking to my PS One and PSP collection here to play a selection of old arcade and console classics taken from the Capcom Classics Collection Reloaded, Capcom Classics Collection Remixed, Sega Megadrive Collection, Atari Anniversary Edition Redux, PlayStation Home Arcade and more besides and you can choose what games I play!

Confirmed Games So Far

  • Capcom Classics Collection Reloaded
  • Capcom Classics Collection Remixed
  • PlayStation Home Arcade
  • Sega Megadrive Collection

17:00 GMT, Friday 2nd May – Anything Goes: Part II (prize giveaway!)

More random gaming and another prize to be handed out to one lucky person on Twitter!

Confirmed Games So Far

  • Germinator
  • Michael Jackson: The Experience HD

It’s certainly underrated by many but it’s a fun rhythm game and has a wider appeal than to fans of his music, so we’re giving away a copy of Michael Jackson: The Experience HD this hour.

18:00 GMT, Friday 2nd May – Console Saga Challenge (prize giveaway!) plus Mobile Madness Part II

I’m a big fan of the PlayStation Mobile game Console Saga from TACS Games and I love the random level generator. On the Friday night I’ll be generating a level at random and posting the code on Twitter – just play the level, take a screenshot showing how fast you’ve completed it and post it to Twitter tagging us in it. The fastest to complete it after an hour wins a brand new sealed PS Vita game! Not got the game yet? Head over to the PlayStation Mobile section of the PSN Store and support TACS Games today! The rest of this hour will be taken up with more PlayStation Mobile games chosen by you.

Confirmed Games So Far

  • Console Saga
  • Surge
  • Crystal Ice
  • Chimpact
  • Hungry Giraffe
  • Rebel
  • Bloodred Wyvern

As I said, you’ve got a real challenge on your hands here but you need to own a copy of Console Saga to enter. The level details will be posted at the start of the hour so good luck if you want to win the mystery game!

19:00 GMT, Friday 2nd May – Don’t Cross (Buy) The Streams (prize giveaway!)

Cross Buy is one of the best ideas to come out of Sony apart from the consoles themselves and has been an influential decision for many gamers when it comes to choosing what titles to purchase from the PSN Store. I’ll be diving into some of my favourites for a couple of hours to keep my gaming spirits high…

Confirmed Games So Far

  • Stick It To The Man
  • SteamWorld Dig
  • KickBeat
  • Retro City Rampage

This time, thanks to those wonderful folk at ImageForm, I’ve got THREE copies of SteamWorld Dig to give away for the PS4 and PS Vita so make sure you don’t miss this one…!

21:00 GMT, Friday 2nd May – Sports Stars (prize giveaway!)

Time for a plethora of sports games to take centre stage on the Vita. Whether they’re more “traditional” sports games you’d expect on consoles like football or tennis or games like darts, I’ll be taking them all on! During this hour I’ll be giving away a brand new sealed PS Vita game on Twitter so make sure you’re following us!

Confirmed Games So Far

  • Let’s Fish! Hooked On
  • Everybody’s Golf
  • Virtua Tennis 4 World Tour Edition
  • Real Boxing

Another mystery PS Vita game up for grabs this time with a sporting theme…

22:00 GMT, Friday 2nd May – Pinball Crazy – Live On Youtube

I’ll be dedicating this hour to pinball games of one form or another across all the formats supported by the Vita. Both the classic Amiga games by 21st Century Entertainment – Pinball Dreams and Pinball Fantasies will get a look in from the Minis range, but the focus will be on the Vita with plenty of tables played from The Pinball Arcade, Star Wars Pinball and Zen Pinball 2. This is an interactive day though so I want you to decide what tables I play on The Pinball Arcade and Zen Pinball 2 – I’ve got them all so just fire your suggestions over on Twitter! You can even decide whether it should be a normal or multiplayer game for those who want to join me!

Confirmed Games So Far

The Pinball Arcade

  • No Good Gofers
  • Black Hole
  • Medieval Madness
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation

Zen Pinball 2

  • Moon Knight
  • Excalibur
  • Star Wars Pinball – Return Of The Jedi
  • Star Wars Pinball – Droids
  • Spider-Man
  • Wolverine
  • Pinball Dreams
  • Pinball Fantasies

And for this session I want to thank Mel Kirk from Zen Studios for their help and support and for supplying the copy of Star Wars Pinball: Heroes Within that will be played during the evening.

00:00 GMT, Saturday 3rd May – Multiplayer Mayhem

Midnight strikes and it’s time to hit some of my favourite multiplayer games for an hour or two! Whether it will be a few games of the Warzone mode of Killzone: Mercenary or a few races of WipEout 2048, I’m open to meeting anyone else online for games of anything that I own.

Confirmed Games So Far

  • Killzone: Mercenary
  • PlayStation All Stars Battle Royale
  • WipEout 2048

Special thanks must go to Geek-Station for supplying the copy of PlayStation All Stars Battle Royale that I’ll be playing on Saturday.

01:00 GMT, Saturday 3rd May – Indie Spectacular

Just because games are from smaller studios doesn’t always mean that they’re not as entertaining or engaging as their so-called AAA counterparts. The Vita is being heralded as the home of the indie game and I’ll be diving in head first into some of the best. If you’ve got any favourites let me know and I’ll try to fit them in!

Confirmed Games So Far

  • Coconut Dodge Revitalised
  • Stealth Inc
  • Jetpack Joyride

02:00 GMT, Saturday 3rd May – Platform Panic

Well into the second half of the session now and things take a more sedated pace with some of the Vita’s finest platform games – Rayman Legends, Thomas Was Alone, Sly Cooper and more…

Confirmed Games So Far

  • Rayman Legends
  • Thomas Was Alone
  • Sly Racoon
  • Guacamelee!

03:00 GMT, Saturday 3rd May – Drive Time

Leaping into the driving seat, I’ll be taking control of a range of racing games on the Vita from WipEout 2048 to Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed… cars, bikes, planes or futuristic flying races, they’ll all get an equal chance here!

Confirmed Games So Far

  • Urban Trial Freestyle
  • ModNation Racers Road Trip
  • Sonic & All Stars Racing: Transformed
  • Asphalt Injection
  • Ridge Racer
  • MotoGP 13

04:00 GMT, Saturday 3rd May – The Odd Bunch (prize giveaway!)

The Vita has quite an eclectic mix of games offering something for all tastes and quite a few games that defy description. Here I’ll be taking on some of the stranger or more original titles to hit the console…

Confirmed Games So Far

  • Frobisher Says!
  • The HD Adventures Of Rotating Octopus Character
  • Tearaway
  • Lumines
  • Little Big Planet

Another competition and this time it’s to win one of the Vita’s more quirky titles…

05:00 GMT, Saturday 3rd May – Indie Spectacular, Part II

There are still more indie games out there for the PS Vita that I won’t have looked at in the first session so it’s time to tackle some more…

Confirmed Games So Far

  • When Vikings Attack
  • OMG HD Zombies
  • Gunslugs

06:00 GMT, Saturday 3rd May – Size Isn’t Everything

The Minis were introduced for the PSP several years ago as a way of offering low-cost bite-sized gaming. Compatible with the PS3 and PS Vita, they’re considered by many as the predecessor to PlayStation Mobile and have a wide range of games for all tastes from smaller studios and with most of these still available at knock down prices, it’s time to let these shine and while I don’t own them all, I’ve got almost 60 so I’m letting you decide what I play…

Confirmed Games So Far

  • Sky Force
  • Cubixx
  • Canabalt
  • Dracula Undead Awakening
  • Urbanix

07:00 GMT, Saturday 3rd May – The Final (Fantasy) Stretch

Not just Final Fantasy, but I’ll be taking a journey into all things RPGs for a couple of hours playing games like Final Fantasy X, Dragon’s Crown and more as things draw to a close.

Confirmed Games So Far

  • Dragon’s Crown
  • Final Fantasy X
  • Rainbow Moon
  • New Little King’s Story
  • Fighting Fantasy: The Warlock Of Firetop Mountain

09:00 GMT, Saturday 3rd May – Mobile Madness, Part III (prize giveaway!) – Live On Youtube

Getting close to the end now, and it’s the final look at PlayStation Mobile with a few of my personal favourites along with more requested games. Another competition hidden in here as well for our Twitter followers!

Confirmed Games So Far

  • Earth Assault
  • Shuttle Quest 2000
  • Chromatic Aberration
  • Eufloria Adventures

Another competition for anyone who has stuck with me on Twitter and Youtube for another accessory bundle…

10:00 GMT, Saturday 3rd May – Anything Goes, Part III – Live On Youtube

The final session of random games – with over 1,000 games to choose from there could be almost anything here!

Confirmed Games So Far


11:00 GMT, Saturday 3rd May – The End… (prize giveaway!) – Live On Youtube

The final hour and time to go out with a bang! It’s Triple-A gaming all the way as I go through some of the PS Vita’s biggest hits and blockbuster titles and we’ll close the challenge with one final competition too…!

Confirmed Games So Far

  • LEGO Chima: Laval’s Journey
  • Epic Mickey 2: The Power Of Two

And the final competition of the session to win another mystery PS Vita game!

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All of the videos will remain on Youtube after the event if you miss any of the streams and you will be able to donate throughout the day or afterwards by going to our sponsorship page at or by texting GXGA60 £1 to 70070

If you want any more information on the fundraiser, just follow the links in the side column.

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