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Media Molecule Announces Tearaway For PS Vita

The whole world in your hands.

Media Molecule has announced its new IP, a game called Tearaway, which will be released exclusively on the PS Vita.

Tearaway follows Iota, a messenger who needs the player’s help to navigate the world. Iota and the world of Tearaway is made of paper and it can be taken advantage and manipulated by the player. The stage demonstration showed how the rear touch panel can be used to poke through the world and get rid of enemies, as well as help Iota navigate the world.

The trailer for Tearaway also showed features where the Vita’s camera and microphone were used. The camera was used to give a moose some new skin by taking a picture of an item. That item, whatever it’s colour or pattern would then become the moose’s skin. The microphone was used to blow away obstructions in Iota’s way, so he can continue the adventure.

12 Comments
  1. Tanzil
    Member
    Since: Mar 2010

    Dunno if anyone will get the reference but the second I heard this song i thought “That Hollyoaks advert”. game looks very media molecule. nice art style.

    Comment posted on 14/08/2012 at 18:54.
  2. MICKY17
    Member
    Since: Dec 2008

    Watched the gameplay demo shown in the show and I thought it looked brilliant. Its great to see a new IP and something a little bit innovative too. MM could be on to another winner.

    Comment posted on 14/08/2012 at 19:16.
    • R1MJAW
      Member
      Since: May 2010

      Couldn’t agree more, it looks fantastic.

      Comment posted on 14/08/2012 at 20:01.
  3. enigma_flex
    Member
    Since: Jun 2012

    i really like the looks of this, not typically the king of game I go for but this looks good.

    Comment posted on 14/08/2012 at 19:25.
  4. Dunks
    Member
    Since: Nov 2008

    Oooh now we’re talking. I like the look of that. Just nice to see something fresh. Looks great. Be interesting to see how they tie everything together, wether there’s some kind of narration maybe?

    Comment posted on 14/08/2012 at 19:54.
  5. Mickey2010
    Member
    Since: Jan 2010

    Looked good! nice to see a new IP and something innovative to the Vita

    Comment posted on 14/08/2012 at 20:00.
  6. TSBonyman
    Member
    Since: Dec 2009

    It looks very appealing, love the whole concept of having the world in your hands and being able to interact with it asif it were so.. the fingers popping up just made me smile. I also liked the papercraft constructions, wonderful!

    Comment posted on 14/08/2012 at 20:31.
  7. Kennykazey
    Member
    Since: Mar 2010

    Fantastic! I knew nothing of this game five minutes ago, and now I can’t wait for its release. Yet, I must….

    Comment posted on 14/08/2012 at 20:32.
  8. Sympozium
    Member
    Since: Aug 2009

    Media Molecule alone… sells the game to me and the trailer just looks wonderfully great. Excited.

    Comment posted on 14/08/2012 at 21:19.
  9. RitualNET
    Member
    Since: Jul 2009

    That looks amazing. I can’t wait to play it!

    Comment posted on 14/08/2012 at 21:30.
  10. XisTG
    Member
    Since: May 2010

    Buying this day one! (or at least hoping my wife will find it adorable enough to buy it herself)

    Comment posted on 14/08/2012 at 22:18.