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Sony PSP E-1000: The new budget PSP

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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... >>