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PS Vita firmware update v1.80 now available, adds PSOne compatibility

PS Vita firmware update v1.80 now available, adds PSOne compatibility

By 28 August 2012

Sony's latest firmware for the PS Vita (v1.80) is now available. And as well as adding several features we had expected, it also allows users to play a wide variety of PSOne Classics on their handheld consoles. As Pocket-lint already revealed, the latest... >>

Best game trailers at Gamescom 2012

Best game trailers at Gamescom 2012

By 20 August 2012

There was quite a lot to shout about at Gamescom this year. With 2012 approaching its close and next year penned for next-generation console releases, developers are keen to show off their last hurrahs on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation. This means trailers,... >>

PS Vita v1.80 system software update in-bound, use it as PS3 controller and more

PS Vita v1.80 system software update in-bound, use it as PS3 controller and more

By 15 August 2012

Sony has announced several enhancements coming to its PS Vita handheld games console in late August, including the ability to use it as a PlayStation 3 controller. Speaking at Gamescom 2012 in Cologne, Germany, the company revealed that system software... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #95 - iPhone 5 release date, Outlook.com and Olympics tech

Pocket-lint Podcast #95 - iPhone 5 release date, Outlook.com and Olympics tech

By 3 August 2012

It's a bumper edition of the podcast this week, as the team looks at the biggest iPhone 5 rumours, launch and release date gossip and delivers its verdict on whether they are true or just tripe. Plus, the Linters explain what's happening to Hotmail as... >>

Poor PS Vita sales contribute to Sony losses

Poor PS Vita sales contribute to Sony losses

By 2 August 2012

Sony has posted losses of 24.6 billion Yen (£202 million) for its financial year quarter 1, 2012 and it claims that poor PS3 and PSP sales have been "partially offset" by the PS Vita. However, when asked exactly how many Vitas were sold in the three-month... >>

Android handheld console bears striking resemblance to PS Vita

Android handheld console bears striking resemblance to PS Vita

By 1 August 2012

They say that imitation is the greatest form of flattery. If that's so, Sony will be flattered all over at the design of the Much 3G Android-powered handheld games console from Chinese firm iReadyGo. Exhibited at the China Joy game exhibition, the Much... >>

Nintendo Wii U, Xbox SmartGlass and PS Vita: second screen entertainment explored

Nintendo Wii U, Xbox SmartGlass and PS Vita: second screen entertainment explored

By 7 June 2012

Second screen has been the battle cry of the those searching for the next frontier in home entertainment since the dawn of the iPad, and now E3 2012 has focused the idea very much upon the specific world of gaming. We all had a pretty good idea of what... >>

Sony: Don't forget PS3 can talk to PS Vita too

Sony: Don't forget PS3 can talk to PS Vita too

By 5 June 2012

Sony has said that it will further enhance the ability of the PS Vita to talk to the PlayStation 3 after announcements from Microsoft and Nintendo that both plan to use a second screen in their games in the future. "Through the cross-platform feature,... >>

White PS Vita to accompany Assassin's Creed III Liberation bundle

White PS Vita to accompany Assassin's Creed III Liberation bundle

By 5 June 2012

Sony unveiled a "Crystal White" PS Vita at its E3 2012 press conference in LA. It will be part of an exclusive bundle pack that will include the Vita-only chapter of Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed franchise, Assassin's Creed III Liberation. The game itself... >>

E3 2012: Show coverage starts here

E3 2012: Show coverage starts here

By 3 June 2012

We've touched down in Los Angeles, have picked up our press passes, and our knees are trembling at the thought of the swarm of top games titles we're about to play. Yep, it's E3 2012 time and Pocket-lint is ready to rock. Over the next five days, we'll... >>