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gamescom: Media Molecule announces new IP Tearaway

12:26 PM on 08.14.2012 // Dale North

New Vita IP Tearaway stars a cute little guy named Iota. He's trapped in the world, in your Vita, and wants to get into the real world to "deliver a message." Media Molecule calls it a "buddy movie" that you make yourself. It's a striking 3D universe made entirely out of paper types. 

The whole world of Tearaway is in your Vita, so you can manipulate it using Vita's front and rear touch features. In a sequence we saw Iota fall through a paper bridge. To help him out, the player was able to stick his finger into the game's world by touching the rear panel to push around blocks to create a path for Iota to climb up. The Vita's camera and microphone are also used in challenges.

Tearaway looks super cute. And a new IP for Vita is great news.

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destructoid's previous coverage:

  Apr 04

Come buy that for a dollar at PAX East's PlayStation Community Exchange

Plenty of collectible T-shirts, figures, and other items available

  Apr 01

Any excuse to talk about Tearaway is a great thing

Even if it's related to some ho-hum downloadable content

  Dec 16

Grab Tearaway for $20 on Amazon

Lots of paper for very little paper

  Nov 20

Tearaway demo will launch alongside the game on Friday

If you like it, you can unlock it right from the demo

  Nov 13

Here's a taste of the incredible music in Tearaway

Head of audio Kenny Young goes behind the music

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