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Sony Computer Entertainment America has settled with the FTC over charges that it produced false and misleading advertisement during the Vita's launch campaign from late 2011 to early 2012. Sony will provide refunds to Vita customers who purchased the device before June 1, 2012 – either a $25...

November 25th 2014 at 1:05pm 0 Comments
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The Xperia Z3 compact tablet line will feature remote play with the PS4, Sony announced today. The Z3 is the only tablet to have remote play with PS4, though the Vita allows these functions, too (and it comes with a controller already attached). Connect the Z3 to a PS4 over Wi-Fi and users are abl...

September 3rd 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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A new update has enabled PS4 remote play functionality for the PlayStation Vita TV, Sony's tiny box that hosts select games from the Vita and past PlayStation consoles on a user's television. As demonstrated by Kotaku, the update is live in Japan and obtainable through an Asian PlayStation account...

May 17th 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Nvidia's Android-based handheld game system, Shield, will receive a temporary price drop for April, cutting the system by $50 to $199 for the month. The price cut is accompanied by new features arriving in a software update for the system next week, including a new user interface for the Shield's...

March 26th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The PlayStation Vita will not work with the PS4 the same way that the Wii U works with its GamePad for the next-gen version of Rayman Legends, Ubisoft has confirmed. On Nintendo's system, one player can control the helper character Murfy using the GamePad, while another player controls Rayman or on...

February 17th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Update: It looks like Radioshack has found a few extra PlayStation Vita units kicking around its warehouse. The 3G/WiFi edition is priced at $160. If the units sell out and you want to be notified of when either the Wi-Fi or 3G model is back in stock, you can opt-in to email notifications through t...

November 11th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Though Blizzard would like to allow players to enjoy the upcoming PlayStation 4 version of Diablo 3 on their Sony-branded handhelds, the House That Warcraft Built sees the Vita's screen itself as reason to nix Remote Play functionality. At this weekend's Blizzcon event, Gamespot asked senior level...

November 11th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Vita's 3.00 firmware update, which preps the handheld for the PS4's arrival later this month, is live and available to download. The update's major addition is PS4 Link, an app that adds Remote Play and Second Screen connectivity between console and handheld. Similar to the PS3-based feature, Rem...

November 5th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Sales of the Vita handheld increased by more than 100 percent in the UK over the summer, leaving Sony feeling optimistic for the portable's future. "Vita had a good summer, the Mega Pack is one of the things that has boosted performance by more than 100 per cent," said PlayStation UK managing dire...

September 5th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments