PS Vita archive

  • ModNation Racers: Road Trip review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    ModNation Racers: Road Trip review

    By 22 February 2012

    The Vita is quite a beast when it comes to the ways in which you can interact with it: two cameras, front and back touch sensitivity, two analogue sticks, gyroscopes and accelerometers. Sony really couldn’t have left much out. With all these different...

  • Uncharted: Golden Abyss  review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Uncharted: Golden Abyss review

    By 22 February 2012

    Right from the off, as soon as Sony Computer Entertainment revealed that it was crafting a PS Vita version of Uncharted we were intrigued. The adventures of Nathan Drake have rapidly combined to become one of the firm’s most valuable and loved franchises,...

  • Best PlayStation Vita accessories
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    Best PlayStation Vita accessories

    By 22 February 2012

    The Sony PlayStation Vita has arrived - in fact, if you want to know all about it you can read our Sony PlayStation Vita review - but you've probably already bought one. In that case, what you'll need to do now to maximise your enjoyment of the latest...

  • WIN: 5 copies of PS Vita F1 2011 up for grabs!
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    WIN: 5 copies of PS Vita F1 2011 up for grabs!

    By 22 February 2012

    It's Sony PlayStation Vita launch day and to celebrate Pocket-lint is offering five lucky readers the chance to win a copy of Codemasters' F1 2011 for the new handheld console. The game allows you to compete in a full Formula One season, including practice,...

  • PS Vita goes on sale in the UK
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    PS Vita goes on sale in the UK

    By 22 February 2012

    Sony's latest handheld games console, the PS Vita, has gone on sale in the UK today. Its midnight launch at Game on Oxford Street, London, saw hundreds of gamers brave the cold to be one of the first to get the new console that promises state-of-the-art...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Cliff Diving review (PS Vita)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Cliff Diving review (PS Vita)

    By 21 February 2012

    So it's nearly here. Tomorrow sees the UK and US launch of the Sony PlayStation Vita and the long wait is almost over. We've already looked at an official game or two, but now it's time to focus on one of the many apps Sony plans to offer in its store,...

  • PS Vita dominates Amazon pre-order chart
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    PS Vita dominates Amazon pre-order chart

    By 21 February 2012

    Sony's new handheld console, the PlayStation Vita, launches in the UK and US tomorrow and, contrary to some naysayers' reports, is a highly sought-after piece of kit. It, and related accessories and games, make up 70 per cent of Amazon.co.uk's PC & Video...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #72 - OS X Mountain Lion, Android 5.0 Jelly Bean and PS Vita launch games
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #72 - OS X Mountain Lion, Android 5.0 Jelly Bean and PS Vita launch games

    By 17 February 2012

    The Pocket-lint Podcast this week takes a long hard look at the developer build of OS X Mountain Lion and explains what all the fuss is about. Plus, whether or not you can really expect to see Android 5.0 Jelly Bean released in the summer. Ford has released...

  • Sony PlayStation Vita firmware 1.60 pictures, video and hands-on
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    Sony PlayStation Vita firmware 1.60 pictures, video and hands-on

    By 15 February 2012

    When we reviewed the PlayStation Vita - due to launch on 22 February in the UK and US - the build of its system software didn't allow for video recording. The Photos application would only allow you to take, ahem, photos through the rear and front-facing...

  • WipEout 2048 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    WipEout 2048 review

    By 14 February 2012

    WipEout is as synonymous with PlayStation as a superfluous capital letter, even sharing the same trait. It helped shift the first Sony console on its launch in 1995, and it is hoped that the latest in the franchise will do the same this time around. There...

  • HTC PlayStation certification devices coming 2012, time to get your Crash Bandicoot skills up to scratch
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    HTC PlayStation certification devices coming 2012, time to get your Crash Bandicoot skills up to scratch

    By 14 February 2012

    HTC is to be one of the first companies outside Sony to get PlayStation certification for its mobile devices, sources have confirmed to Pocket-lint. The announcement expected later this year, possibly at the forthcoming trade show Mobile World Congress...

  • Sony reveals prices for PS Vita download-only launch titles
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    Sony reveals prices for PS Vita download-only launch titles

    By 13 February 2012

    One of the arguments used by those who decry the PlayStation Vita is that it and its games titles are too expensive, pointing to the price of applications on Apple's App Store as evidence. However, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has now revealed the...

  • 3G PlayStation Vita priced up by Vodafone
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    3G PlayStation Vita priced up by Vodafone

    By 8 February 2012

    Vodafone has come clean with the price and bundle details for the 3G version of the PlayStation Vita, the next-gen handheld console from Sony that is landing in the UK later this month. The phone network, which is the "preferred provider" for the 3G version...

  • Hottest PlayStation Vita games for launch and beyond
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    Hottest PlayStation Vita games for launch and beyond

    By 8 February 2012

    Sony's latest entry into the handheld console market, the PlayStation Vita, arrives in the UK and the US on 22 February. And Sony has brought to the table a console capable of making some pretty big waves (check out our full review here). It boasts a...

  • PlayStation Vita video recording lands with 1.60 software update
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    PlayStation Vita video recording lands with 1.60 software update

    By 6 February 2012

    The PlayStation Vita has been received with much love here at Pocket-lint towers, with Sony's new handheld console being awarded the prestigious Hot Product tag. But even in our glowing review we noted that the lack of video recording on board was "weird"....

  • ALL NEW: Pocket-lint Podcast #70
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    ALL NEW: Pocket-lint Podcast #70

    By 3 February 2012

    The second all new and refreshed Pocket-lint Podcast is now available, and is once again 30 minutes of the hottest gadget gossip on the market. Brand new industry interviews and top stories will follow in the coming weeks, including an exclusive chat...

  • Sony PlayStation Vita review
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    Sony PlayStation Vita review

    By 1 February 2012

    Let’s not beat around the bush; we like the PlayStation Vita, we like it a lot. In fact, we’re happy to say that we have never fallen for a handheld games console as much as we have the PS Vita. It is to hardcore gamers what a Penny Black is to a...

  • PS Vita: Sony boss salutes Nintendo 3DS (video)
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    PS Vita: Sony boss salutes Nintendo 3DS (video)

    By 20 January 2012

    The president and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment believes that the success of the Nintendo 3DS proves that there is a market for handheld games consoles, thereby justifying the launch of the PS Vita next month (in the UK). Speaking to the US PlayStation...

  • PS Vita sales crash in post holiday slump
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    PS Vita sales crash in post holiday slump

    By 19 January 2012

    Sony's PS Vita hasn't been out in Japan very long, launching in December 2011, however after a promising start its sales have plummeted, dropping to 18,361 in week five. Although you'd expect a steady decline in sales after any big launch the week five...

  • Qualcomm: Snapdragon S4 phones will be better than PS Vita
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    Qualcomm: Snapdragon S4 phones will be better than PS Vita

    By 11 January 2012

    Qualcomm has told Pocket-lint that its new Snapdragon S4 processor that is working its way into mobile handsets due out in the coming months will be able to create games graphics as good as, if not better than, the soon to be released dedicated handheld...

  • Hottest tech events to get excited about in 2012
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    Hottest tech events to get excited about in 2012

    By 6 January 2012

    The 2012 calendar is already starting to look busy and it is still January. So what should you be putting in your diary to look forward to? Here we highlight some of the biggest, hottest tech events to get excited about in 2012 so you can make sure you...

  • PS Vita Japanese sales dip in second week - too expensive?
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    PS Vita Japanese sales dip in second week - too expensive?

    By 4 January 2012

    The sales of the PS Vita, Sony's new handheld games console, have dropped in the second week of release in Japan. While it sold 325,000 units in its first 48 hours (17 - 18 December) the following 7 days saw a massive dip, with only a further 72,479...

  • 11 hottest gadgets to look forward to in 2012
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    11 hottest gadgets to look forward to in 2012

    By 3 January 2012

    The start of a new year means the chance to get excited about another batch of gadgets that will come our way over the next 12 months. There will be hundreds of gadgets, loads of phones and tablets, and even more cameras to tickle our interest. This time...

  • Sonic the Hedgehog hits the PlayStation Vita (video)
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    Sonic the Hedgehog hits the PlayStation Vita (video)

    By 2 January 2012

    No, you're not still hallucinating from that food poisoning you got after eating that six day old Christmas turkey, this really is Sonic the Hedgehog (and his pal Knuckles) appearing on the PlayStation Vita. The classic Mega Drive (or Genesis, for our...

  • PlayStation Vita launch titles priced up for the UK
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    PlayStation Vita launch titles priced up for the UK

    By 23 December 2011

    Sony has priced up the 25 launch titles that it hopes will set the PlayStation Vita off with a boom come February - with games priced between £24.99 and £44.99. Some of the more interesting launch titles are; Uncharted: Golden Abyss (£44.99), ModNation...