NanoBITES captures those small but important morsels of gaming information that otherwise might slip between the cracks.
ITEM! The Super Monkey Ball series is making its way to the Vita and SEGA is promising to take “full advantage” of the unique features of Sony’s handheld. Look for Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz to land in October.
ITEM! Sly Cooper fans will soon be able to get their racoon fix on the go. Sony has confirmed that previously announced PS3 platformer Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time will also be making an appearance on the Vita.
ITEM! Activision’s deal with Bungie calls for four sci-fi shooters and an equal number of expansion packs by 2020. As noted by LA Times, the agreement became public due to Activision’s seemingly unrelated court battle with the creators of Call of Duty.
ITEM! The wait for XCOM is far from over. As reported by CVG, publisher 2K Games has pushed its oft delayed FPS into the fiscal year ending 31 March 2014. Meanwhile, its strategy based sister title XCOM: Enemy Unknown is due to arrive in October.
ITEM! Total War: Shogun 2 fanatics are about to take full control of the battlefield. The official level editor, due for release today, will enable armchair generals to craft their own solo and multiplayer scenarios and share them online. Also, it’s free.