While the PlayStation Portable is approaching its eighth year since being released, that hasn't stopped NIS America from announcing the release of Black Rock Shooter: The Game later this month. The game is part of a trans-media effort in its homeland of Japan, consisting of anime and manga.
2032 AD — Earth has been ruthlessly assaulted by extraterrestrials, and nineteen years of nonstop battle now threatens the very existence of humanity. The last hope for human survival is BRS, a heroine created solely to save planet Earth; she is the ultimate battle android. But when she is awakened to end the battle once and for all, there are only twelve human beings left on Earth...
The World: Explore ghostly city ruins, bizarre alien structures, and more as you travel through illustrator Huke’s vision of a devastated future Earth!
The Enemy: Engage in lightning-fast battles where your choices and reflexes are the only thing standing between you and total annihilation!
The Girl: Level up BRS to equip her with a bevy of attacks and skills to make full use of her superhuman abilities and gigantic cyber-cannon!
The Last Hope: Complete a variety of missions for the last remaining humans to unlock new guns, costumes, challenges, and more!
The PSP title will be seeing a PSN release on April 24, meaning it should work on the PlayStation Vita. Check out the two trailers below for a look at the the game that must remind you it is a game.