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President of worldwide studios for Sony Computer Entertainment Shuhei Yoshida recognizes that the Vita hasn't sold very well in Japan, but he thinks it will do better in the US. Why? Because Sony's previous handheld venture, the PSP, is still "very popular" in Japan. Or something like that."So, the...

February 14th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Most new consoles tend to launch with something designed to showcase the hardware's abilities. Such games are generally designed to wow new adopters with all the snazzy tricks their new toy can do. The best of these combine plenty of graphical bells and whistles with innovative gameplay mechanics t...

February 13th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Not only can you download Vita games early, you can buy boxed copies of first-party titles early as well. GameStop currently has copies of Little Deviants, Uncharted, Hot Shots, Wipeout 2048, and ModNation Racers in stock online right now. They ship within 24 hours, the site notes, or you can use t...

February 8th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're just dying to get your hot little hands on a PlayStation Vita, you may want to hit up your local GameStop. Keep in mind that said unit will be securely bolted down, because its a demo unit, of course!The retailer has announced that it now has demo units at over 3,300 of it's locations, al...

February 3rd 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Sony is closing the UK's BigBig Studio right after it finished work on Vita launch title Little Deviants, following a regular review of SCE Worldwide Studios, Develop reports. The review also led to a restructuring of Sony's Cambridge studio, which will now work closely with Guerrilla Games t...

January 10th 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Sony sent out a bunch of trailers for first-party launch Vita games, focusing on the Vita-specific features each game uses. The good news: we see clever combinations of controls here, like Escape Plan's "pinch" of both the front and back touch panels. And Gravity Rush looks really neat regardles...

December 13th 2011 at 6:29pm 0 Comments
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We may not know much about Sony's NGP (or is it PlayStation Vita?) just yet, but we do have a whole mess of new images from its game lineup. After the break, you'll find eight (eight!) galleries of brand new screens, pulled from Uncharted, Wipeout, Little Deviants, and many more.

June 2nd 2011 at 12:33pm 0 Comments
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It turns out that the NGP game Little Deviants doesn't just have the most amusing and cute name in the handheld's known lineup -- it also has the most interesting use of that inexplicable rear touchpad thing. As shown on stage at last night's PlayStation Meeting, players manipulate said deviants b...

January 27th 2011 at 10:30am 0 Comments