- Sony President and CEO Shawn Layden
announced today that Vib Ribbon finally releases on PS3 and PS Vita in North America tomorrow.
To quote: Apologies to have kept you waiting...
Hey everyone! If you saw our E3 Press Conference
a few months back you may recall, amid all the great games and oversized hand gestures, that I gave a shout out to what I believe to be one of the most iconic games from PlayStation's first generation: Vib Ribbon.
I wanted to give Vibri some much-deserved, though belated, screen time as I felt this game really captured the crazy that PlayStation was keen to offer back then... and look to continue now with our outreach to the innovative and indie game community.
I figured Vib Ribbon was a perfect example, and today I'm pleased to announce that Vib Ribbon will finally make a long overdue release in the US, Canada, Latin America and Japan this week, with Europe following next week.
First, some quick backstory on a gaming legend. When Vib Ribbon first appeared in the PSone era, I was working for Sony Computer Entertainment Europe in London evaluating US and Japanese titles for possible release in Europe. One day we came upon a game developed by a team I admired very much: Masaya Matsuura...