During Sony Computer Entertainment Japan's press conference on Monday, Sega announced Phantasy Star Nova, a PlayStation Vita title that will take place in the same universe as Phantasy Star Online 2.
Unlike the MMORPG, Phantasy Star Nova will be a single player offline game that will be sold in stores come 2014. Despite the offline focus, Nova players will be able to connect together in an ad-hoc multiplayer.
Additional development details surfaced today. Tthe game is being developed by tri-Ace, and they currently have over 70 team members actively working on it. Their goal is, according to Siliconera, to produce an AAA quality game for Vita. Let's hope they succeed.