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News: Prepare for PS Vita Pets with Smartphone App Puppy Parlour

Prepare for PS Vita Pets with Smartphone App Puppy Parlour

Is that a puppy in your pocket?

While shareholders plead with Nintendo to put their properties on iOS and Android devices, Sony is already casually doing just that. The platform holder recently released Knack’s Quest, a companion to the PlayStation 4 adventure created by Japan Studio – and now it’s followed up with PlayStation Vita

News: This Is as Close as You're Likely to Get to Playing Grand Theft Auto V on Your Vita

This Is as Close as You're Likely to Get to Playing Grand Theft Auto V on Your Vita

Give him the chop

You may recall a tiny little game from last year called Grand Theft Auto V. It was a pretty low key affair, only managing to make a measly $1 billion in three days, so we really can't blame you if it passed you by. Jokes aside, the perceptive among you will remember that the boisterous behemoth shipped with a free

News: PlayStation Vita Gets App Happy in North America

PlayStation Vita Gets App Happy in North America

Anime, hockey, and concerts

Starting now in North America, you'll be able to download three new applications for your PlayStation Vita: Crunchyroll, NHL GameCenter Live, and Qello. Adding to the long list of apps that already includes the likes of Crackle, Facebook, Flickr, NBA Game Time, Netflix, Skype, Tune In Radio, and YouTube, it's safe to...

News: HBO GO Starts Streaming to Your PS3 Today

HBO GO Starts Streaming to Your PS3 Today

Turn on your TV

The very popular and often asked for HBO GO application is finally making its way to the PlayStation 3 today, killing you productivity in the process. Downloading the software will allow you to stream shows such as True Detective, Boardwalk Empire, and, of course, Game of Thrones. Back in January, company gaffer Richard Plepler...

News: HBO GO Streams Game of Thrones to PS4 and PS3 Soon

HBO GO Streams Game of Thrones to PS4 and PS3 Soon

Fit for a king

Soon you’ll be able to sit on your throne watching on-demand episodes of Game of Thrones, as Sony has announced that streaming service HBO GO is heading to the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. The oft-requested application’s absence has been a source of Sony supporters’ sadness for some time, but is finally set to send a...

News: Now You Can Attend Music Concerts Directly from Your PS3

Now You Can Attend Music Concerts Directly from Your PS3

Never get caught in a mosh pit again

Live music is fantastic, but it comes with a few major caveats. For starters, you’re often forced to rub shoulders with smelly scene kids who don’t know the meaning of the word ‘deodorant’. And then there’s the whole physical endurance aspect, which sees you standing around for hours on end while...

News: Sony Will Pump Up PS4's Volume with MP3 and CD Support Soon

Sony Will Pump Up PS4's Volume with MP3 and CD Support Soon

99 problems but this ain't one

There haven’t been a whole lot of negative reactions to the PlayStation 4 at this point in time, but the manufacturer’s decision to overlook MP3 and CD support in the next generation console did rub some consumers up the wrong way. In an interview with Giant Bomb, however, Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei...

News: Knack's Quest Has Already Started on iOS Handsets

Knack's Quest Has Already Started on iOS Handsets

Rummage up some relics

If you absolutely can’t wait for the PlayStation 4, then free-to-play iOS spin-off Knack’s Quest should help you to pass the minutes until next week’s release. The puzzle title – which was officially acknowledged earlier in the year – sees you matching jewels in order to help the eponymous hero grow. There’s both a...

News: Sony's PocketStation Plots a Return as a PS Vita Application in Japan

Sony's PocketStation Plots a Return as a PS Vita Application in Japan

Replay puny peripheral's minigames

It’s always nice to know that Sony has its priorities in the right place. The struggling PlayStation Vita may be the most powerful portable platform on the market, but the manufacturer has opted to invest resources into a PocketStation application, allowing you to play a handful of the under supported PSone...

News: TuneIn Begins Broadcasting to PS3 and Vita from This Week

TuneIn Begins Broadcasting to PS3 and Vita from This Week

On the air

Entertainment applications are swiftly becoming as much a part of the console experience as games. As such, it’s exciting that Sony is continuing to expand into this space, announcing that worldwide radio service TuneIn is set to send a signal to the PlayStation 3 in North America this week and PlayStation Vita next week. For those...