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What do you get when you mix the quirky creativity of Pixeljunk creators Q Games with the Vita prowess of Double Eleven (LittleBigPlanet Vita, Limbo for Vita)? Well… we don't know yet, but we're excited to find out.
The two development teams have signed an agreement to join forces on new projects. Given Double Eleven's skill at bringing big screen titles to the PlayStation Vita, we're hopeful that this will see a new burst of creativity on the handheld.
The PlayStation Network and, to a growing extent, the Vita are becoming hotbeds of independent development. Already the platform is home to unique experiences like Thomas was Alone, Guacamelee, and Retro City Rampage. Coming soon, they'll be joined by Hotline Miami (tomorrow!), Flower, Divekick, Spelunky and more over the coming months.
With the power of the PlayStation Network's cross-buy program, the Vita continues to truck along. It's not on firm footing yet, but if Sony's assertion that the mandatory remote play (and possible second screen functionality) make the Vita a better companion for the PS4 than the PS3 is true, it might be too early to pronounce the device dead.