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Category Archives: PS Vita
Keiji Inafune’s Soul Sacrifice Delta has been dated for Japan. PS Vita owners can get their hands on the game on March 6th, 2014. The price is set at 4,980 yen for a retails copy. You can download it off the PSN store for 3,900 yen. Source
Sony might be prepping another God of War Collection, this time for the PS Vita. A new rating has shown that the collection is indeed coming to the PS Vita. More details here, thanks Anti for the tip!
This week’s Famitsu review scores are in. The leading games are Drakengard 3 and Shin Gundam Musou. See all the scores below.
Online retailer Zavvi has threatened legal action against customers who were accidentally shipped free PS Vitas by mail.
Namco Bandai has confirmed they will reveal a new Digimon title this month. The game will be revealed in full in February, 2014 issue of V-Jump magazine. What system do you guys think it will be on? I think its a PS Vita and 3DS game. Source
Sony has issued a brand new system update for the PS Vita tonight. PS Vita 3.01 update is live. It’s a mandatory download right now, but we’re not sure what it does. More details when they come.
Tiger Direct is selling the 3G or WiFi PS Vita for $139.99. You’ll pay $179.99 at check-out, but there is a $40 mail-in rebate with the offer. Grab yours here, and don’t forget the mail-in rebate here.
Persona 4 Golden, the critically acclaimed PS Vita game, is only $16.99 on Amazon. There is only 11 left in stock, so act quick if you want the game. Grab yours here.
Check out the first world premiere trailer for The LEGO Movie Videogame. It actually looks pretty good. And like most LEGO games, its hitting every single platform: 3DS, PC, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, PS4, PS Vita, and Xbox One. Watch the trailer below.
The PlayStation Blog has detailed the best selling titles on PSN for the month of November. The List contain the best selling PS3, PS Vita, and PS4 games. Call of Duty Ghosts, Flower, and Battlefield 4 were among the top sellers. See all the lists here. Thanks Anti for the tip!
Sony has launched a brand new value bundle in Japan. It comes with the new PS Vita 2000, a 16GB memory card, a soft case, protective screens, AC adapter and power cord, and a download code for Dokodemo Issho & Koneko mo Issho. The Price is 22,000 yen, which is about $214. Different colors and pics below.
Gematsu has posted new video footage of Shin Gundam Musou. The game is coming exclusively to the PS3 and PS Vita in Japan on December 19th.
This week’s Media Create sales charts are in. The Wii U and 3DS are on an absolute tear in Japan. The 3DS tacked on another 108,373 units for the week. While the Wii U topped all other home consoles selling 28,518 units. Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai 2 topped the software, selling 88,708 units on the 3DS. Get the full software and hardware numbers below.
Atlus has announced that controversial brawler Dragon’s Crown, has shipped over 800,000 copies to retailers around the world. These sales make Dragon’s Crown, Vanillaware’s best selling game ever produced. More details here.
Scott Lowe takes a good look at the PS Vita TV. The system is region locked, so don’t import it unless you know Japanese.
Persona 4 Golden has been a big seller for Atlus, as the PS Vita game has sold more than 700,000 copies worldwide. This number includes physical and digital sales. Thanks Anti for the tip!
Despite all the press over Sony’s PS4 sales, the reality of the situation is the company is still bleeding money and needs cut costs. According to the nypost.com, Sony has a moribund business, and is looking for a new board member to help jump-start business. Read the full story here, and get my take past the link.
Sony’s PS Vita Memory cards are a bit pricey. But GameStop has slashed the price down to $19.99 for a 16GB memory card. The deal is online only, and of course only in the US. Grab yours here.
Renegade Kid co-founder Jools Watsham has revealed dates and platforms you should see their games on in 2014. Get all the details below.
The Japanese Tsutaya charts are up, and Lighting Returns has sustained its spot at number one. Super Mario 3D World slid down a few places to 7th. While Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag oped up at 4th. The Tsutaya charts give us a sneak peak at how the media create charts will run down on Wednesday. See the top 20 here.
GameStop’s Cyber Monday Deals are live, and there are some pretty good deals on a wide variety of games. Madden 25 and Battlefield are $39.99 on PS3/360. Killer is Dead is $19.99, and Dishonored is $9.99 on consoles. Killzone Mercenary is $19.99 as well. Check out all the deals here .
PlayStation Europe has suspended the “redeem voucher” functionality on the PSN, due to reported service disruption. The redeem voucher feature has also been disabled in North America as well.
Tech analysis site Digital Foundry has tested the PS Vita’s remote play feature compared to the Wii U Gamepad, and they have come to the conclusion that the Wii U is superior in function. Here what they had to say below.
Sony has begun announced PS4 + PS Vita bundles, that put both devices in one package to compliment each other with features like remote play. And according to Sony, the first wave of bundles will be priced “under £500″. More details past the link.
Sony has released a brand new trailer highlighting the advantages of having a PS Vita and PS4. Watch the trailer past the break.
Amazon is running a deal for Rayman Legends on PS3, PS Vita, and PC for $24.99. Unfortunately at the moment, the Xbox 360 and Wii U version are full price. Click on the hyperlink to see the deal.
Sony: PS Vita “Not the Biggest Seller” but “Very Much Loved and Respected”, “Brilliant Companion to PS4″
The PS Vita has not been selling well since its release more than two years ago, but Sony still says the system has a place in the market. Sony’s Fergal Gara has stated that the system isn’t a big seller, but is a great “companion piece to the PS4.”