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Video: Spend A Day With PlayStation To See How It All Connects

Spend A Day With PlayStation To See How It All Connects

See how PS4, PS Vita and PS Vita TV all come together

Connected. It's a powerful word which when applied to the realm of video games can mean many things. Sony is hoping that being "connected" with PlayStation will mean owning a PS4, PS Vita and PS Vita TV, and linking them all up with your network of game-mad friends — as this upbeat and polished...

News: Grasshopper Manufacture Announces Lily Bergamo For PlayStation 4

Grasshopper Manufacture Announces Lily Bergamo For PlayStation 4

Complete with a sexy female ninja, of course

Grasshopper Manufacture — the company behind No More Heroes and the recent Killer is Dead — has confirmed that its next title is PS4 exclusive Lily Bergamo. Announced during the recent Sony Computer Entertainment press conference in Japan, the game appears to be anime-inspired and stars a female...

News: Soul Sacrifice Delta Coming To PS Vita In 2014

Soul Sacrifice Delta Coming To PS Vita In 2014

Keiji Inafune also hints at full-blown sequel in 2015

PS Vita exclusive Soul Sacrifice is getting a revised version in the shape of Soul Sacrifice Delta, the existence of which was confirmed by creator Keiji Inafune during Sony Computer Entertainment Japan's press conference this morning. The game is expected to hit Japan in March next year. New...

News: Ouch, Japan Isn't Getting PS4 Until February 2014

Ouch, Japan Isn't Getting PS4 Until February 2014

First Sony console not to hit its homeland before anywhere else

Sony has revealed that the Japanese launch of the PS4 won't take place until February 22nd, 2014 — after the North American and European release. That means Sony's forthcoming system is the first it has produced which hasn't been released in its home territory before anywhere else...

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: When's the PS4 Due Out in Japan? We'll Know Very Soon

When's the PS4 Due Out in Japan? We'll Know Very Soon

Not forgotten

Despite being a Japanese company, Sony has said very little about the PlayStation 4’s release plans in its home nation. The firm has been uncharacteristically focused on Western territories up until this point, perhaps recognising that Europe and North America are the regions where this generation’s console war will be fought...

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: SEGA May Reveal a New Yakuza Title Later This Month

SEGA May Reveal a New Yakuza Title Later This Month

You'll probably never get to play it, though

Yes, we’re still bitter. We’d gotten used to playing a new Yakuza title every year, but SEGA still hasn’t said anything about a localised version of Yakuza 5. The sequel – which deployed in Japan last year – sounded absolutely amazing, but we don’t have time to study a foreign language in...

News: Capcom's Not Totally Against the Idea of Monster Hunter on Sony Systems

Capcom's Not Totally Against the Idea of Monster Hunter on Sony Systems

Giant killer

For many people, Monster Hunter is the series that Sony needs to save the PlayStation Vita. Despite finding success on the PlayStation Portable, publisher Capcom has been reluctant to shift the franchise to the Japanese giant’s next generation handheld, opting to back the Nintendo 3DS instead. That said, the publisher is clearly not...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Toukiden Prompts Vita to Surge

Japanese Sales Charts: Toukiden Prompts Vita to Surge

System shoots up the hardware charts

PlayStation Vita sales have been steady if unspectacular in Japan since the system’s surprise price drop earlier in the year, but the release of Monster Hunter-esque action game Toukiden really gave the console a jolt of energy in the region this week. Hardware sales more than doubled, resulting in an...

News: Dragon's Dogma Braves the PlayStation Vita in New Freemium Quest

Dragon's Dogma Braves the PlayStation Vita in New Freemium Quest

Beast wars

The announcement of Dragon’s Dogma Quest for the PlayStation Vita should be a reason to celebrate – but we recommend tempering your expectations a touch for the time being. The title – revealed in the latest issue of Famitsu magazine – is described as a free-to-play online RPG. Oh, and it’s all in 2D, too. But it could still be...

News: How Much Fun Can You Have Squeezing Mayonnaise Bottles on PS3?

How Much Fun Can You Have Squeezing Mayonnaise Bottles on PS3?

Remember to tip the container upside down

Every meal tastes better with a hearty dollop of mayonnaise on the side, but as much as we love the taste of the egg-based condiment, we’re not sure whether we could stomach a full game about the rich, creamy sauce. Vividred Operation: Akane and the Mayo Operation, a brand new PlayStation Network title...