Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC
Developer: Nihilistic Software
Platform: PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita)
Genre: First-person shooter
Launch Date: May 29, 2012
Developed by Nhilistic Software, Resistance: Burning Skies is the PlayStation®Vita debut of the popular PlayStation®3 (PS3™) system first person shooter franchise, Resistance®. Resistance: Burning Skies™ features an all-new story in the Resistance storyline. Resistance: Burning Skies introduces fireman Tom Riley, an all-new hero who experiences first-hand the initial days of the assault by overwhelming Chimeran forces on the U.S. eastern seaboard. Set in an alternate universe, Resistance: Burning Skies stays true to the franchisewith unique 1950’s Americana locations, hordes of returning and never-before-seen Chimera, the signature Weapon Wheel with fan-favorite weapons, and a robust multiplayer experience.
Nihilistic Software has taken advantage of the unique features of the PS Vita system to create the first true FPS experience on a portable console: dual analog sticks provide precision aiming and navigation, front touch screen functionality allows for easy to use primary and secondary weapon fire.
Taking place in the Resistance storyline between Resistance 2 and Resistance 3, Resistance: Burning Skies follows New York City firefighter Tom Riley as he experiences first-hand the initial days of the Chimeran assault across the U.S. eastern seaboard. Riley travels from city to city, searching for his family but finds himself an integral part of the battle. Riley meets other bands of survivors throughout his journey and together they must fight to save themselves and humanity.