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TGS 2013: Sorry Japan, Asia Is Getting the PS4 This Year Too

Sorry Japan, Asia Is Getting the PS4 This Year Too

Forever alone

It appears that Japan will be one of the few major gaming territories not playing the PlayStation 4 this year. During a Tokyo Game Show press conference earlier today – yes, another one – Sony confirmed that its next generation console will launch in December in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and South Korea. As reported...

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...

News: Sony's Latest HMZ-T3 Headset Will Cost You a Measly £1,300

Sony's Latest HMZ-T3 Headset Will Cost You a Measly £1,300

A sign of things to come

Before the confusion kicks in, allow us to offer some clarification: the Sony HMZ-T3 is not the company’s rumoured PlayStation 4 headset. Instead, this is the latest version of its personal viewer line, which it’s been quietly dabbling with for a while. The space-age device was on display at the IFA 2013 convention in...

Rumour: Sony's Virtual Reality Headset Works in Conjunction with PS4 Camera

Sony's Virtual Reality Headset Works in Conjunction with PS4 Camera

Due out this time next year

As the rumours surrounding the PlayStation 4 taught us before it was officially announced, there’s no smoke without fire. It seems, then, that Sony really is making a push into the virtual reality sector, quietly concocting a PS4 headset that could rival the Oculus Rift. Our friends over at Eurogamer.net broke the news...

News: PlayStation 4 Built Around Mark Cerny's Akihabara Test

PlayStation 4 Built Around Mark Cerny's Akihabara Test

Stop and stare

Even if you’ve never been to Japan, you’ll probably have some awareness of Akihabara. Literally the nation’s Electric Town, the district is famous for its abundance of gadgets and electrical goods. And according to lead architect Mark Cerny, the Tokyo-based shopping haven was one of the inspirations behind the design of the...