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Earlier today, we had a chance to get our grubby little mitts on the PlayStation Vita version of Street Fighter X Tekken during a Capcom event held concurrently with the Tokyo Game Show. Specifically, we pit the Vita version against the PlayStation 3 version to not only test the port's crossplay fu...

September 20th 2012 at 12:20pm 0 Comments
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One of the things we can look forward to in the coming year from Sony is some some lovely cross-platform content that makes the worlds of the PS Vita and PS3 just a bit more tightly integrated. Games like PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale will allow players to compete against each other, regardl...

June 4th 2012 at 9:46pm 0 Comments
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You're always in a hurry to learn the controls of a new game in the bustle and din of a press event. You might pick a few things up from a tutorial card resting near the screen, from a patient developer stationed nearby, or through one of those loading screens that can barely contain a controller a...

May 28th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Sega's online action RPG Phantasy Star Online 2 is no longer sequestered only to Japanese PCs. Sega has announced a console version of the upcoming sci-fi game -- for PlayStation Vita. No word on an international release, but imported game cards should work just fine.The handheld release will allow...

March 9th 2012 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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During the Develop conference (via Eurogamer), Sony Europe R&D manager Phil Rogers outlined some possible interactions between the PlayStation Vita and the PS3. The systems are already known to share saves across compatible games, and share some interoperable games like Wipeout 2048, but Roge...

August 2nd 2011 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Darren over at The Common Sense Gamer has brought up an interesting reason for cross-platform MMOs to never happen. The reason is that patching and updating on PCs is an easier-going process than on a console, because consoles are closed platforms with certification processes for any new incoming s...

April 6th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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In an interview with the Next Generation site, SOE CEO John Smedley noted that 'crossplay' capability in The Agency is unlikely to see the light of day. PC and PS3 controls are just too different to allow players to compete head to head, though he notes players won't be lock into one format or the o...

February 13th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments