Who knew it would take so long for them to get approved? Apparently the NA PlayStation Store is run by former DMV employees. Which explains a lot, actually.
Both games from FuturLab, Vita-native updates of their excellent Minis (Velocity and Coconut Dodge), will be hitting North America on July 9th.

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While both games from FuturLab have been released in Europe, I believe (Velocity Ultra, at least), they have yet to pass certification in North America. Who knew porting Minis to the Vita would be so complicated?
(hat tip to jwk94 of NeoGAF)

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While much of the focus is on FuturLab’s upcoming Velocity HD, releasing soon (perhaps even this week in Europe), Coconut Dodge, their first game, is also receiving an upgrade for the Vita. It has a less mysterious release date—June 5th, at least in Europe.

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While PSN may be down for the near future, in Australia (and Europe?) you can get your Mini fix the old fashioned way—on UMD! Sony has just released 3 compilations of 4 titles per UMD, as part of the budget Essentials line. You also get voucher codes to download the games, as well as a [...]

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One of the community’s favorite mini, Futurlab’s Coconut Dodge, will be given away for free in a contest at PSNStores.com. Just follow the link here, to know more about the nature and the rules of the contest. The contest will commence on September 22, with one winner from each State of the United States (they’ll [...]

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We’ve receive good news from James Marden, Managing Director of Futurlab. Coconut Dodge will hit the PSN North America on the 31st of August, 2010. Here is his statement:
“We’re very happy with the way Coconut Dodge has been received in Europe, as it shows that quality game design can still rule in the age of [...]

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