The lights are on
It was originally known as Ruin, and it was one of the tentpole titles of Sony's PlayStation Vita announcement. After a name change to Warrior's Lair and a trip to development hell, it is no more. Sony has canceled the title.
The title was originally under development at Idol Minds (creators of PSN human slingshot simulator Pain) and later Sony's San Diego studio. As of April of last year, the most clarity that we had on the title is that it wasn't canceled. No release date or even window was provided.
Now we know. If you've been holding onto a pre-order in the vain hope that this title would finally be released, it's time to go get your money back.
Our TakeI'm disappointed, but not surprised. Warrior's Lair (neé Ruin) was the game that sold me on the Vita's cross-play potential. The system still has a giant hole where an action-RPG/dungeon crawler should be. Here's hoping that we see one soon.
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This is awful news. This was one of those titles that looked to be a major selling point, starting off with a strong fantasty action/rpg. Maybe they can utilize the idea to try something similar.
I'm really curious why it was scrapped. If they couldn't make good on their cross play promise why not just make an awesome dungeon crawler for one of the two platforms?
That really sucks. It seemed like it had some potential.
Not really a big deal, I thought it was cancelled a long time ago
launch promises are bs
This really *puts on sunglasses* RUINS my day!
Well this is a huge shame. This one one of those titles that made me hopeful for the Vita.
O NO, I'll still be able to play diablo on my ps4 through my vita at least.
Ironic that it was named "Ruin" in the first place. This looked cool, I wish they would have released it. I don't know if anyone would have bought it though.
It's a shame, but on the bright side, Idol Minds made the Ratched HD collection, and for that, I will be eternally grateful.
I love my vita. I was swayed to get one because my PS+ subscription was gonna give me like four of the games I wanted for free when I bought it, and I've been enjoying it ever since. I've been playing a lot of Zero Escape (also free on PS+), and I was hoping Ruin was gonna be a title that finally convinced my friends to get a vita. No such luck!
I forgot all about this game. Too bad it was cancelled.
Aww :( I was looking forward to this at one point too