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News: Sony Enters the Micro-console Arena With PS Vita TV, The Smallest PlayStation Yet

Sony Enters the Micro-console Arena With PS Vita TV, The Smallest PlayStation Yet

Size of a pack of cards, plays Vita and PSP games on your telly

The slimmer and lighter PS Vita wasn't the only piece of hardware announced by Sony today — it has also confirmed the release of the PS Vita TV. Measuring 60mm by 100mm, it's a micro-console which plugs into your TV and allows you to play PS Vita games on the big screen. It pairs...

News: Slimmer, Lighter PS Vita Announced With 1GB Of Storage And LCD Screen

Slimmer, Lighter PS Vita Announced With 1GB Of Storage And LCD Screen

Launches in Japan on October 10th

Sony has confirmed that it is releasing a redesigned version of the PS Vita console with a slimmer form factor, lighter frame, improved battery life, 1GB of internal memory and an LCD display. With a width of 15mm, the new edition will be 20 percent thinner than the existing Vita, and at 219g is 15 percent...

GamesCom 2013: Flame Over Is the Firefighting Game You've Been Waiting For

Flame Over Is the Firefighting Game You've Been Waiting For

Laughing Jackal reveals fiery roguelike

When the developer of the brilliant OMG HD Zombies and Hungry Giraffe says that it's deep into development on a roguelike title featuring firefighters, you should probably pay attention. Fortunately, that’s exactly what Laughing Jackal has announced this afternoon on the PlayStation Blog, revealing

GamesCom 2013: So, Shadow of the Beast Is Making a Comeback

So, Shadow of the Beast Is Making a Comeback

Altered beast

One of the more unexpected announcements during Sony’s big GamesCom 2013 press conference this week revolved around Heavy Spectrum’s reimagining of Shadow of the Beast. As a refresher for our younger readers, the original release was a side-scrolling brawler deployed almost 25 years ago on the Commodore Amiga. It was developed by...

GamesCom 2013: SEGA Places Football Manager Classic 2014 on the Vita Transfer List

SEGA Places Football Manager Classic 2014 on the Vita Transfer List

Star buy

Assuming that you already have an addiction to Sports Interactive’s soccer strategy game on the PC, then you may as well kiss goodbye to your social life, because Football Manager Classic 2014 is making a bid for your spare time on the PlayStation Vita. The streamlined spreadsheet simulator – which leaked earlier in the year –...

GamesCom 2013: Music Festival Creation Game Big Fest Takes to the Stage

Music Festival Creation Game Big Fest Takes to the Stage

Scream for me, PlayStation

During its GamesCom press conference, Sony announced a music festival management and simulator title for the PlayStation Vita. Big Fest allows you to become the multimillionaire music promoter that you've always dreamed of becoming, by designing your own music festival experience, adding real-life unsigned bands to the...

News: Konami Reflecting Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate HD onto PS3

Konami Reflecting Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate HD onto PS3

Sink your teeth into Nintendo 3DS adventure at last

If you’ve been sulking like a Twilight star over Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate’s exclusivity on the Nintendo 3DS, you may be tempted to flash your pointed teeth at the news that an upgraded version of the handheld title is heading to the PlayStation Network. The port – which...

News: Child of Light Is a 'Playable Poem' Inspired by the 'Squaresoft Spirit'

Child of Light Is a 'Playable Poem' Inspired by the 'Squaresoft Spirit'

Solid pitch

GamesCom is not quite underway just yet, but that’s not stopped French publisher Ubisoft from popping the champagne prematurely. The company has announced Child of Light, a downloadable fairytale developed by Far Cry 3’s creative director Patrick Plourde. The title – which is employing the same technology as Rayman Origins – is...

News: Persona 4 Arena Punching Back with New Characters

Persona 4 Arena Punching Back with New Characters

Put 'em up

Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu has revealed a new version of Arc System Works' story-fuelled fighting spin-off, Persona 4 Arena. The article also disclosed details about two new fighters: Yukari Takeba and Junpei Iori from Persona 3. Yukari Takeba is equipped with a pink, angelic-looking bow and specialises in both long-range and...

News: PlayStation Vita Pets Dresses Talking Dogs in Tutus

PlayStation Vita Pets Dresses Talking Dogs in Tutus

Wag your tail and woof

We suspect that those of you yapping about the need for new PlayStation Vita games had something other than PlayStation Vita Pets in mind, but we still reckon that there’s potential in the doggy endeavour. The title – in production at EyePet Adventures developer Spiral House – riffs on the ideas originally introduced...