PS Vita archive

  • Doctor Who coming to PS3 and PS Vita
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    Doctor Who coming to PS3 and PS Vita

    By 9 December 2011

    Dr Who is coming to a console near you says the BBC after announcing that it is launching a series of games based on the Timelord’s adventures. Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock will be the first of a series of Doctor Who console games the BBC has announced...

  • PS3 prepped for PS Vita with v.4.00 update
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    PS3 prepped for PS Vita with v.4.00 update

    By 30 November 2011

    Sony is prepping its PlayStation 3 games console in readiness for the Japanese launch of its PS Vita handheld device. The version 4.00 update will enable the PS Vita and PS3 to share information, which will mean you'll be able to copy games, music, photos...

  • First Look: PlayStation Vita review
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    First Look: PlayStation Vita review

    By 28 November 2011

    There’s no denying that all eyes are on the Sony PlayStation Vita at present. Most look on with eager anticipation, but some are more cynical. While it managed to shift over 70 million units worldwide, there’s a common, if not entirely founded belief...

  • PlayStation Vita Remote Play: Total control on all PS3 games
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    PlayStation Vita Remote Play: Total control on all PS3 games

    By 28 November 2011

    We've known for some time now that the PlayStation Vita would be able to function as both a controller for the PS3 and display PS3 content via its screen, however we weren't sure of  the extent to which this new functionality would be implemented. The...

  • PlayStation Vita European launch titles and AR games confirmed
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    PlayStation Vita European launch titles and AR games confirmed

    By 23 November 2011

    Sony has laid its cards out with regards to the PlayStation Vita's European launch, literally. As well as naming the 12 first-party games that will be available when the Vita launches across the PAL regions on 22 February, the company has also detailed...

  • Sony teams up with Vodafone for 3G PlayStation Vita fun
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    Sony teams up with Vodafone for 3G PlayStation Vita fun

    By 21 November 2011

    The 3G aspects of the forthcoming gaming handheld, the Sony PlayStation Vita, will be handled by Vodafone. An official partnership has been announced by Sony and the phone network, meaning that Vodafone is the "preferred provider" for the 3G version of...

  • PlayStation Vita Flash free for launch
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    PlayStation Vita Flash free for launch

    By 27 October 2011

    Don't expect any Flash based fun on your Sony PlayStation Vita if you grab one at launch, Adobe's much derided platform will not be supported. There is cookie, JavaScript 1.7 and HTML5 support though, proving that the device will be equipped for web-based...

  • Sony PS Vita: 22 February 2012 release, £217 in UK
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    Sony PS Vita: 22 February 2012 release, £217 in UK

    By 19 October 2011

    Sony will sell the PS Vita in the UK, Europe, USA, New Zealand, Canada, Africa, and Australia on the 22 February the company has confirmed at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco.  "For those looking to get their hands on the ultimate in handheld entertainment,...

  • PlayStation Suite SDK set for release - new games coming 2012
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    PlayStation Suite SDK set for release - new games coming 2012

    By 15 September 2011

    Plenty of technical terms to contend with in this one, so we will try our best to keep it simple. The PlayStation Suite SDK is released this November, which brings with it new gaming possibilities for Xperia Play-style PlayStation Certified devices. ...

  • PlayStation Vita hits Japan 17 December
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    PlayStation Vita hits Japan 17 December

    By 14 September 2011

    Sony has confirmed that the PlayStation Vita will go on sale in Japan on 17 December with pre-orders starting on 15 October. The console will cost 24,980 yen (£206) for the Wi-Fi only version, or 29,980 yen (£247) for the 3G one. As well as the official...

  • PlayStation Vita priced and dated by Amazon
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    PlayStation Vita priced and dated by Amazon

    By 7 September 2011

    We know that the Sony PlayStation Vita won't be arriving in time for Christmas in the western world, Sony Corp's executive vice president Kazuo Hirai told us so. But the good news is that you should be able to pick one up in time for the new year, with...

  • PlayStation Vita going social with Facebook, foursquare, Skype and Twitter
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    PlayStation Vita going social with Facebook, foursquare, Skype and Twitter

    By 16 August 2011

    Sony is planning on turning the PlayStation Vita into a social networking hub when it eventually launches following the announcement that it has signed deals with Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare and Skype to bring the services via dedicated apps to the...

  • Sony PSP E-1000: The new budget PSP
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    Sony PSP E-1000: The new budget PSP

    By 16 August 2011

    Sony has announced that it will launch a new PSP model in the coming weeks in addition to it’s PlayStation Vita console announced earlier in the year.  The new “budget” model will be called the PSP E-1000 and will cost just €99.99 (RRP), however...

  • PlayStation Vita delayed until 2012
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    PlayStation Vita delayed until 2012

    By 4 August 2011

    We were kind of hoping that the PlayStation Vita would launch here in October, but it seems the next-generation handheld won't now be hitting UK or US shores until 2012. The delay means no Christmas Vita action, unless you live in Japan, and also means...

  • PlayStation Vita to be PS3 controller
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    PlayStation Vita to be PS3 controller

    By 2 August 2011

    Sony's soon-to-be-released ultra portable handheld could have Wii-U like ambitions by acting like a controller for the PlayStation 3.  Sony R&D manager Phil Rogers revealed the technology at the 2011 Developers Conference.  "PS3 can send data down to...

  • PlayStation Vita arrives 28 October according to Blockbuster
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    PlayStation Vita arrives 28 October according to Blockbuster

    By 1 August 2011

    Blockbuster might have gone and accidentally revealed the release date for PlayStation's new portable console, the Vita, and it looks like it could be arriving sooner rather than later.  The Vita is set to be a powerful replacement for the PSP and could...

  • Sony PlayStation Vita online and social features detailed
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    Sony PlayStation Vita online and social features detailed

    By 26 July 2011

    Sony's yet-to-be-released uber powerful foray into the handheld market has had its online and social networking features detailed.  The PlayStation Vita is set to launch with four distinct modes: LiveArea, Activity, Near and Party, all of which will...

  • Sony PS4: specs and features wishlist
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    Sony PS4: specs and features wishlist

    By 13 July 2011

    Web rumours suggest that the PS4 will go into production by the end of 2011 and that it will launch in 2012. However, with announcements made at the 2011 E3 show in LA limited to the PS Vita, it seems unlikely that the PS4 will be here this year or...

  • PlayStation Vita - all the launch games
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    PlayStation Vita - all the launch games

    By 15 June 2011

    The long-awaited Sony PlayStation Vita, originally codenamed Sony NGP, will hit the shops by the end of the year. Great. So, what will you be able to play on it? The follow up to Sony's PSP, the PS Vita will use NVG cards - a new kind of flash card format...

  • Microsoft: Portable games consoles not viable
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    Microsoft: Portable games consoles not viable

    By 13 June 2011

    Microsoft has said once again that it will not be perusing a dedicated handheld device in the same way Nintendo and Sony are. “In a term of a dedicated handheld there are questions of the viability of that business model,” Dennis Durkin, Microsoft’s...

  • Sony PlayStation Vita vs Nintendo 3DS
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    Sony PlayStation Vita vs Nintendo 3DS

    By 9 June 2011

    After announcing the Sony NGP in January 2011, Sony has finally confirmed that its next-generation handheld console will be known as the PlayStation Vita. Officialy unveiled at the E3 gaming show in LA, the Vita sports a 5-inch OLED touchscreen and there...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #43 - E3 Special
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #43 - E3 Special

    By 8 June 2011

    It's that E3 time of year again, and this one has seen more exciting announcements happen in two days than many of the other years put together. Pocket-lint has Stuart Miles on the show floor in LA, so Rik chats to him (live-ish) about the console giants...

  • Sony PlayStation Vita first hands-on
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    Sony PlayStation Vita first hands-on

    By 8 June 2011

    Sony has officially launched the PS Vita, or PlayStation Vita, as it’s also known at E3 in Los Angeles, and Pocket-lint was on hand for a brief hands-on. Sadly the Sony gods weren’t allowing photos or video, but did let us play five games for 4 minutes...

  • PlayStation Vita official, Wi-Fi and 3G versions coming
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    PlayStation Vita official, Wi-Fi and 3G versions coming

    By 7 June 2011

    Sony has confirmed that it will be naming the Sony NGP, first announced in January, as the PlayStation Vita. Not to be mistaken with Ryvita, the healthy bran snack, Vita means life in Latin. "It will be the first product that blurs those lines, allowing...

  • E3 2011: Show coverage starts here
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    E3 2011: Show coverage starts here

    By 6 June 2011

    We've touched down in LA, have got our press pass, and are ready to cover the biggest gaming show on the planet. Over the next 5 days, Pocket-lint will be reporting live from Los Angeles at the Electronics Entertainment Expo (or E3 to you and me), bringing...