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News: Who Wants This Mass Effect Paladin Pistol Replica?

Who Wants This Mass Effect Paladin Pistol Replica?

Form an orderly queue

Sprinting around your living room kitted out in homemade N7 armour may make you feel like Commander Shepard, but you’ll need to splash out on this replica Paladin Pistol in order to truly complete the look. The snazzy hand-painted Mass Effect 3-themed accessory is available to pre-order now, and will set you back a whopping...

News: Nyko Shows Off New PS Vita Accessories

Nyko Shows Off New PS Vita Accessories

Start your starter kits

Accessory manufacturer-to-the-stars Nyko has revealed an all new line-up of trinkets for PS Vita, ranging from rudimentary chargers to ergonomical battery boosters. The Power Grip, much like the 3DS Power Grip, will boost battery life while adding in a controller-like feel. The PS Vita Starter Kit bundles together a case,...

News: Sony Reveals American Prices For Memory Cards and More

Sony Reveals American Prices For Memory Cards and More

Prepare to spend

Sony's American wing has announced its suggested retail prices for the accessories you'll need to get the most out of Vita, including memory cards. As we said at the time, GameStop's prices were off the mark, an extra $10 or even $20 more expensive in some cases. Here's all the details you need: 4 GB Memory Card — February 15,...

News: Guess What Snakebyte's cam:clip Does

Guess What Snakebyte's cam:clip Does

Oh, you got it

If you're still without a camera mount or clip for your PlayStation Eye, Snakebyte's just released its cam:clip in Europe. The clip can be adjusted to fit most plasma and LCD TVs, and is available now for €9.99. It's not quite as imposing as this PS Eye, Kinect and Wii Megazord, but then what is? snakebyte announces cam:clip for...

News: Multiple PSN Accounts Means Multiple Vita Memory Cards

Multiple PSN Accounts Means Multiple Vita Memory Cards

Get buying

PlayStation Vita offers on-the-go gaming either solo or against others through WiFi or 3G, but there were recent reports that the machine would only support one PSN account. That's not quite true, according to a Sony spokesperson talking to Wired.com. Each PSN account is bound to your Vita memory card, so if you want a second PSN account,...

News: Official PS Vita Memory Cards Priced for US

Official PS Vita Memory Cards Priced for US

Get your funds in order

The PS Vita will house a proprietary memory card, meaning you won't be able to plug in any of those Pro Duo Memory Sticks you bought for the PSP. You have to buy new ones. Seeing as many PS Vita Games (like Uncharted: Golden Abyss) won't even boot without a memory card, you should probably consider bundling one with your...

News: Snakebyte Announces First Vita Accessories

Snakebyte Announces First Vita Accessories

Quick off the draw

Snakebyte has jumped the gun by being one of the first accessory manufacturers to reveal its range of Vita peripherals for next year. There's not too much exciting here — screen protectors, cases, chargers etc. — but if you're already planning how to carry around your Vita and keep it safe, you might want to investigate...

Out Now: Flex-Fire (North America)

Flex-Fire (North America)

Locked and loaded for launch

We’ve been covering Flex-Fire for a few months now and the time has finally come for you to get one all for yourself. We’ve already given our full analysis on Flex-Fire in our First Impressions: Flex-Fire article and we think it’s worth the investment for those looking for a gun peripheral with a different, more...

News: External Battery Extends Vita's 3-5 Hour Life

External Battery Extends Vita's 3-5 Hour Life

Battery add-on enables 9-15 hour lifespan

PS Vita lasts about 3-5 hours on its own, but the optional external battery peripheral just announced by Sony will give perpetually unplugged consumers the opportunity to buy themselves some more time. The company released info on the device on Sony's Japanese site. PS Vita runs 3-5 hours only if players...

News: Move Controllers 50% Off, Games for $9.99

Move Controllers 50% Off, Games for $9.99

GameStop offers deal "while supplies last"

If you have been holding off on picking up a Move, there's no better time than now. GameStop is unloading its Move controllers and accessories at a huge 50% off discount. That means you'll be able to pick up a Move controller for $24.99, the SharpShooter for a cool $19.99, and a Navigation controller or...

First Impressions: Flex-Fire

Flex-Fire

Outperforming the Sharp Shooter?

Has there ever been a time in your life when you thought, ‘I could do or make that better’? But what do we normally do at this point? We go on with our lives, as the thought passes on and whatever it was we thought we could do better... well, it just never comes to be. But what would happen if you actually tried...

News: These Chinese Move Controllers Don't Look Bad, Actually

These Chinese Move Controllers Don't Look Bad, Actually

Bit costly though

Third-party Move controllers are still thin on the ground, but Chinese company FirstSing has put together its own Move and Navigation and they don't look too bad actually. The bundle sells for just $44.80, a huge saving on the price of real accessories, but unfortunately with worldwide shipping at a steep $60 it's not such a sound...

News: This Custom Painted Sharp Shooter is Pretty Sweet

This Custom Painted Sharp Shooter is Pretty Sweet

Beats red, anyway

The PlayStation Move Sharp Shooter is available in two different colours: red in Europe, off-white in North America. Neither looks very much like a gun, which is why enterprising Joe Cosentino decided to take matters — and a paintbrush — into his own hands. His custom-painted Sharp Shooter complete with unique grips is one of...