All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘PlayStation Vita’

Borderlands 2 PS Vita Bundle Launches May 6, Standalone Game Hits May 13

Earlier this year, Sony announced that the new slim PS Vita would be launching this Spring alongside a version of Borderlands 2 built just for the device. Well, Sony has held to their part of the bargain and announced that both will be hitting retail next month. Sony announced today that the Borderlands 2 PS Vita bundle will be hitting …

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Sony Power Food Might Just Be The Silliest April Fools Concept You See Today

April Fools is the worst. There are far too many companies that think they’re funny, yet only end up crushing our dreams instead. On the other hand, some companies create obviously fake products just to get a laugh out of us. Sony did it last year with electronics for pets and now they’re at it again with an even sillier …

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‘The Swapper’ Coming to PlayStation Platforms in May

Last year indie game studio Facepalm Games released The Swapper for PC. The title is a stylish puzzle game with some interesting/disturbing story elements linked to its core gameplay mechanic of using clones to solve puzzles. The Swapper was highly praised by critics and now console gamers will get a chance to see what the hype was about. Today Curve …

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PS Vita Slim Announced For North America

Last year, Sony launched a slimmer PS Vita in Japan alongside the PS Vita TV micro-console. While Sony seems content to keep the Vita TV in Japan, the slimmer PS Vita is finally making its way to our shores. Yesterday evening, Sony announced that the slimmer, lighter PS Vita would be coming to North America in the Spring. The new …

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PS Vita TV Might Make It To The U.S. After All

Earlier this month, Sony announced a slimmer, lighter PlayStation Vita. At the same time, the company announced a set top box called the PlayStation Vita TV that allows users to play Vita, PSP and PS One games on their TV. At the time of its announcement, Sony had no plans to bring it to the U.S., but those plans may …

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Killzone: Mercenary Gets A Launch Trailer

Killzone: Mercenary is the first of two big Vita titles hitting Sony’s handheld in the latter half of 2013. It promised to bring the console Killzone experience to a handheld, and it seems to have succeeded. Now Sony is ready to ship the game to Vita gamers who want a mobile first-person shooter that’s not terrible. In a launch trailer …

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Sony’s PlayStation Vision Previewed in New Video

Early this morning, Sony held its big Tokyo Game Show presentation in Japan. In addition to some new game previews and a Japanese release date for the PlayStation 4, the company also chose the venue to tout its new, slimmer Vita and a set-top box it’s calling the Vita TV. The Vita TV in particular is a bit confusing. It …

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Sony Japan Announces Slimmer Vita, Vita TV

Early this morning, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan held a press conference to announce a lot of new products hitting the Japanese and Asian markets in the coming year. The big news for Japanese gamers was the Japanese launch of the PS4 – February 22, 2014 – but of interest to American gamers was two new Vita hardware announcements. Coming hot …

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Here Are Sony’s Two Big Vita Titles For 2013

The Vita may be struggling, but the recent price cut may just help it survive into the next year. Of course, price isn’t everything as games are equally, it not more so, important. That’s why Sony has enlisted dozens of indie developers to make games for the device, but its own in-house studios are busy making games for the Vita …

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These Developers Really Love The Vita

The PlayStation Vita has had a rough year since its launch in early 2012. Many considered its price to be high and the lack of quality games on the system has led to many forsaking it entirely. Sony addressed the first problem at Gamescom with a price reduction, and it hopes to address the second with a steady stream of …

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PS Vita Price Dropped to $199, Memory Card Prices Drop Too

[UPDATE 2] Memory card prices for the U.S. have been announced: 4GB – $15 8GB – $20 16GB – $40 32GB – $80 [UPDATE] The PlayStation 4 launch date was announced at the conference. It’s November 15 for the U.S. Though gamers are extremely excited for today’s PlayStation 4 news, Sony isn’t giving up on its mobile platform. During its …

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PlayStation Network Summer Sale Starts Tomorrow

Last week, Microsoft announced that it would be holding an “Ultimate Game Sale” this week for Xbox Live. Several big games made the list and a few each day will be on sale throughout the week. Now, Sony has stepped up to counter Microsoft’s sale with one of its own for the PlayStation Network. Sony today announced that the PlayStation …

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Hotline Miami Hits PS3, Vita Consoles Next Week

In February is was announced that ultra-violent, fast-paced indie game Hotline Miami would be coming to PlayStation 3 and Vita consols sometime this spring. Devolver Digital and Dennaton Games have missed the spring deadline, but only just, as the game will be hitting the Sony consoles next Tuesday, June 25. The game will be $10 on either console. As a …

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E3 2013: The Walking Dead DLC, Vita Bundle Announced

It was easy to overlook the opening moments of Sony’s big E3 press conference last night. While the world was waiting for titles such as Final Fantasy XV and praying that Sony would not follow Microsoft’s draconian DRM scheme, Sony front-loaded its presentation with news about the struggling Vita console. Though the segment was mostly sad, a bright spot of …

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Telltale’s The Walking Dead Is Coming To The Vita Later This Year

After the disappointment that was The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, series fans will have to place their hopes on the second season of Telltale’s excellent adventure series. While fans wait, Telltale will be bringing the first season to a new platform. IGN is reporting that The Walking Dead will be on the PlayStation Vita before season two of the acclaimed …

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PlayStation All-Stars Zeus, Isaac Trailers Released

While most of the fighting game news for the past few weeks has involved epic battles between D.C. Comics superheroes in the Injustice: Gods Among Us tournament, Sony would like to remind gamers that their whimsical Smash Bros. clone is only a few months old. Sony this week released new videos showcasing the new characters coming to PlayStation All-Stars BAttle …

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Hotline Miami Headed to PlayStation 3, Vita With Cross-Buy

Devolver Digital and Dennaton Games today announced that Hotline Miami will be coming to the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita consoles. A specific release date has not been announced, but the game will be hitting Sony’s consoles sometime this spring. No pricing information has been released either, though it has been announced that the title will be “Cross-Buy.” That means …

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PlayStation Vita Price Drops in Japan

For the handheld console market, price is everything. Both the games and the portable consoles themselves cost less than their living-room counterparts. Both the Nintendo 3DS and the PlayStation Vita were considered overpriced when they launched, and both consoles failed to sell the way Sony or Nintendo would have wanted. Nintendo promptly dropped the price of the 3DS last year, …

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Superfrog Remake Coming to Sony Consoles

Tem17, the developer behind the popular Worms series, today announced that it will be rebooting the Superfrog franchise. A new title called Superfrog HD will be released sometime in 2013 for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita consoles. The game will feature updated graphics, but no other details have been announced. The original Superfrog was released for the Amiga in …

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Killzone: Mercenary Gives The Vita A Much Needed Boost On September 17

The PlayStation Vita has a problem – it has no games. Sure, the handheld got some excellent releases last year in the form of Gravity Rush and Persona 4 Golden, but it’s nowhere near the level the 3DS is at. Third parties are also shying away from the system, so it’s up to Sony to save its new handheld. Sony …

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Trials-Like Urban Trial Freestyle Coming to PS3 & Vita

Whether it’s catching up to Nintendo with motion controls or a Smash Bros. clone, or catching up to Microsoft with Netflix streaming and gamer avatars, it seems that Sony has been playing catch-up for this entire console cycle. That’s not necessarily criticism. Playing copycat to bring its gamers the experiences everyone else has shows the company is trying hard to …

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LEGO Announces New Free-to-Play Online Game

LEGO and Warner Bros. today announced a series of new video games based on the Kingdom of Chima LEGO sets. The series will include games for mobile platforms, the Nintendo 3DS, and a “massive” free-to-play online game. “We are doing something innovative with LEGO Legends of Chima by making three distinct videogame experiences on a variety of platforms,” said Samantha …

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PlayStation Plus Coming to PS Vita Next Week

For those immersed in Sony’s gaming ecosystem, the PlayStation Plus subscription service is quite nifty. Where an Xbox LIVE Gold membership is generally just a fee for the privilege of playing multiplayer on an Xbox 360, PlayStation Plus provides its subscibers with free games, demos, discounts, and access to betas on the PlayStation 3. Today, Sony announced that PlayStation Plus …

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PlayStation Mobile Launches For Vita and Android

PlayStation Mobile, Sony’s new mobile game store that it announced at E3, officially launched today. The store can be accessed through a PlayStation Vita or through “PlayStation Certified” devices using the PlayStation Store. PlayStation fans in the U.S., Japan, Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Australia will be able to access the service today, with Sony stating that more …

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PlayStation 3/PlayStation Vita Holiday Bundle a Possibility

As nice a handheld console as the PlayStation Vita undoubtedly is, Sony simply hasn’t been able to get the devices into the hands of consumers. Not in the way Nintendo has been able to with its DS and 3DS handhelds, anyway. To get the PS Vita the market share Sony feels its deserves, the company might have to get creative …

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PS Vita Gets PlayStation Plus In November

PlayStation Plus is one of the best promotions that Sony has ever cooked up. The constant stream of quality games and cloud saves make the annual fee of $50 actually seem worth it. PlayStation 3 owners have been enjoying Plus for over a year now, but the service still hasn’t come to a platform that desperately needs it – the …

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PS Vita Firmware Update v1.8 To Add PS1 Support

Maybe Sony is listening after all? After a very long time and a lot of griping by fans, Sony has finally announced an upcoming firmware update for the Playstation Vita that will allow it to play Playstation One games. This, mind you, should have been available since day one. The lack of the ability to play these game has certainly …

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Sony Says Vita Doesn’t Need Price Break

The Playstation Vita has had a very rough start. The highly vaunted system has failed in almost every sales prediction that Sony has spouted out. The complete lack of AAA first party titles mixed with the fact that it is only $50 cheaper than a Playstation 3 make the handheld system not very appealing. The other problem that the Vita …

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Playstation Vita Not Getting Price Cut In 2012

The Playstation Vita is kind of an enigma in terms of what it actually is. It is too big to fit in your back pocket, to delicate to put in your backpack. In fact most studies show that the majority of people play the Vita while sitting on their couch at home, just like they did with the PSP. The …

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DUST 54 In Closed Beta, Open Beta Starts June 29th

EVE is getting a much needed high profile boost when the PS3/PS Vita game titled “DUST 514” comes out. The game will be directly connected to the ever expanding world of EVE and will feature missions dictated by the PC game. What happens in DUST 514 will directly connect to EVE and vice versa. The closed beta is going on …

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