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A week in reviews: 3 - 7 February

A week in reviews: 3 - 7 February

By 8 February 2014

It's the week of everything. Like a lucky dip of tech. As February rolls on the headline-grabbing product this week is the launch of the Sony PS Vita Slim, available right now. Perfect for enhancing the PlayStation 4 experience, but stronger than its... >>

PS Vita Slim price will settle down, even as low as £140, says Sony UK MD

PS Vita Slim price will settle down, even as low as £140, says Sony UK MD

By 30 January 2014

When Sony announced the launch of the PS Vita Slim in the UK, which is due to go on sale on 7 February, the aspect that was received less enthusiastically than others was the new console's price. Although it's retail price of £180 is £50 lower than... >>

Hands-on: PS Vita Slim review

Hands-on: PS Vita Slim review

By 30 January 2014

The PS Vita Slim is a new version of the PlayStation Vita. Pocket-lint managed to get some hands-on time with the new handheld console ahead of working up a full review over the coming days. Quick first impressions are positive. The unit is noticeably... >>

PS Vita Slim UK release date confirmed, 7 February for £180

PS Vita Slim UK release date confirmed, 7 February for £180

By 30 January 2014

Sony has confirmed that it will be launching the PS Vita Slim in the UK on 7 February and pre-orders are being taken now. The price will be £180, £50 less than the recommended retail price of the existing PS Vita model. The PS Vita Slim was launched... >>

PS Vita Slim UK release date imminent, as suggested by PlayStation invite

PS Vita Slim UK release date imminent, as suggested by PlayStation invite

By 24 January 2014

Sony is planning to launch the PS Vita Slim in the UK. At least, that's we suspect at Pocket-lint after the company sent us an invite to a briefing on Thursday, 30 January. The invite says: "Following the biggest launch in PlayStation history, join us... >>

Zavvi accidentally sent out free PS Vitas it now wants back, customers aren’t complying

Zavvi accidentally sent out free PS Vitas it now wants back, customers aren’t complying

By 12 December 2013

Free PS Vitas for everyone! That’s what someone in the stock room at online retailer Zavvi must have decided. People who ordered the game Tearaway were accidentally sent a PS Vita with their Tearaway game bundle. Now Zavvi is demanding they be sent... >>

Gaikai PS3 game streaming service coming to PS3 and PS Vita as well as PS4

Gaikai PS3 game streaming service coming to PS3 and PS Vita as well as PS4

By 3 December 2013

During the PlayStation 4 announcement event, Sony revealed that while the new console would have no backwards compatibility with PlayStation 3 games, it would eventually get games streaming powered by Sony acquisition Gaikai, which will allow for access... >>

Get free PlayStation Mobile games for five weeks from today

Get free PlayStation Mobile games for five weeks from today

By 27 November 2013

The one thing better than free things, is free things right before Christmas. In an Advent-like giveaway Sony is dishing out free PlayStation Mobile games to your mobile for five weeks straight. Between now and 18 December then again from 8 January to... >>

PS4 and PS Vita Ultimate Edition bundle to be available before Christmas

PS4 and PS Vita Ultimate Edition bundle to be available before Christmas

By 22 November 2013

Sony plans to release an Ultimate Edition bundle containing a PlayStation 4 and PS Vita handheld console in time for Christmas. The company is reported to be spending £2.5 million in the UK promoting the Vita, hoping to enforce the message that it is... >>

PS Vita TV launches in Japan, with no word on UK or US release

PS Vita TV launches in Japan, with no word on UK or US release

By 14 November 2013

A version of the PlayStation Vita, Sony's PS Vita TV works on your big screen at home and has finally launched in Japan after being announced in September. Instead of featuring a display screen, the small console connects to a television via HDMI. Gamers... >>