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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... >>

Sony PlayStation Vita first hands-on

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

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

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... >>

E3 2011 preview: The hottest games to watch out for

E3 2011 preview: The hottest games to watch out for

By 3 June 2011

The year’s biggest gaming convention, E3 2011, is about to kick off in Los Angeles (on Monday 6 June) and the great and the good of the gaming world will be there, including Pocket-lint. And while there are still plenty of surprises to be had, a few... >>