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PlayStation Plus coming to PS Vita in November

PlayStation Plus coming to PS Vita in November

By 19 September 2012

PlayStation Plus membership will finally include the PS Vita come this November. Announced back at Gamescom, the subscription service with benefits will offer Vita discounts and freebies, and Sony has confirmed that it will be part of the package for... >>

New FIFA 13 video starring Joe Hart, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Messi (obviously)

New FIFA 13 video starring Joe Hart, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Messi (obviously)

By 30 August 2012

The Premier League season has kicked off and we’re only weeks away from the arrival of FIFA 13, so it’s the perfect time for EA Sports to release its latest advert for the next installment of its football gaming franchise. The usual suspects make... >>

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,... >>