Summary: The PlayStation Vita is rich in features, boasting every possible input method a portable gaming system could have to date. Multiple touch interfaces, dual analog sticks, voice control, twin cameras, and even motion sensing; the Vita has it all.
Excerpt: Little Deviants is an excellent way to experiment with the PlayStation Vita’s numerous new features, including the front and rear touchpads, camera, motion sensor and augmented reality capabilities.
Pros: Cute visuals, Tight motion controls, Fun collectibles
Cons: Frustrating rear touchpad controls, No multiplayer, Repeat minigames
Excerpt: We've said for a long time that Sony and BigBig Studios' Little Deviants is an ideal pack-in game for PlayStation Vita, primarily because it does a good job showcasing the machine's abilities; on top of that, everyone loves a free game with their purchase. As a separate retail release?
Summary: " Little Deviants " is not brilliant. About 3-4 hours in the mini-games start to repeat, and a lot of the fun goes away. It doesn’t help that there’s no multiplayer (apart from pass-around) either.
Summary: : Little Deviants , as a product, fails as a game because it lacks any sort of consistent enjoyment, and fails as a tech demo because it makes poor use of the tech available, making it basically undesirable in most respects.
Excerpt: Little Deviants fell into a trap. The release of Sony’s new hardware has triggered an influx of games that feel compelled to overuse the PlayStation Vita’s features. Bigbig Studio’s offering is the worst example of such forced design.
Excerpt: Little Deviants was one of Sony’s first-party titles that featured heavily in the PS Vita’s pre-launch marketing campaign. Essentially a mini-game compilation designed to showcase the Vita’s wide array of non-traditional control options, Little Deviants is a budget priced title that offers a few...
Excerpt: Little Deviants has the dubious honour of being the Vita's first mini-game compendium. But there's some doubt over whether or not gamers are prepared to stump up £20 for a collection in an age where many excellent bite-sized gameplay experiences are available on their mobile phones for under a quid.
Collection of mini-games shows off Vita functionality.
Common Sense Media
15 April 2012
Summary: Parents need to know that Little Deviants is a collection of mini-games playable on the PlayStation Vita that are meant to show-off the different kinds of controls that are available, including the use of the unique rear-touch screen.