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Sony PlayStation TV

Sony PlayStation TV

from  $59.99+
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72 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
72

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The Vita TV can play PS1 andVita games, and,if you have a PS4,you can useRemote Play,too. It's cheap, but the video services are limited, bothin content and picture quality. For now, it may be aJapan-only experiment, butit has potential, assuming Sony can work out some of the game compatibility issues.

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Pros
  • The cheapest, most portable way to remotely play your PS4 on another TV
  • Plays PS1 and Vita games using a full-sized DualShock controller
  • Reasonably priced
Cons
  • Doesn't play every Vita game, excludessomeimportant ones
  • Video services need more work, content
  • Same UI as the Vita, but harder to use without a touchscreen

Reviews

70
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 2

63
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 3
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Specs

Key Specs

Game format
Downloadable, Cartridge
Controller type
Wireless
Motion controls
Yes
Video outputs
HDMI
Backward compatible
No
Game format
Controller type
Motion controls
Video outputs
Backward compatible
Downloadable, Cartridge
Wireless
Yes
HDMI
No

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72 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
72

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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Engadget

72
 

User Reviews

80
stefangadget
I like the form factor, interesting product. Will be interested to see how this...read more
70
kris
This thing is interesting.
40
dotbeepdoot
I got this at the bargain bin price of $40 from Amazon and I am still kind of...read more
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