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Vita hit with early software issues, Sony issues firmware update

Hardware launches are tricky endeavors, and the PS Vita doesn’t seem to buck that trend. Just a couple of days after launch, several videos have popped up on YouTube demonstrating unresponsive touchscreens and outright system freezes, and sometimes both. Take … Continue reading

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321,000 PS Vitas sold in first weekend
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It seems that the PlayStation Vita is coming out strong, moving an impressive 321,000 units in its first weekend of availability in Japan. In comparison, the PSP sold just 160,000 units during its debut, something Sony should be proud of. … Continue reading

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2011 Game of the Year Awards: The People’s Choice — Vote Now!
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Last year, we at PlayStation University didn’t have an editorial Game of the Year article. Instead of beating our readers over the head with yet another set of awards, we turned to them to tell us what they thought was … Continue reading

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PSP games can make use of both Vita analog sticks

Final Fantasy Type-0 director Hajime Tabata recently confirmed that the PSP title will implement functionality for both of the Vita’s analog sticks when being played on the new portable. At a recent event, Tabata said that additional camera controls will … Continue reading

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Plants vs. Zombies coming to PS Vita

If you can run software on it, there’s a great chance that Plants vs. Zombies is amongst its game library. Keeping that trend alive, it’s been confirmed via Sony’s official @PlayStation Twitter account that the adorable tower defense game will … Continue reading

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SCE Japan reveals list of games eligible for PS Vita UMD Passport program

The upcoming Vita handheld will be able to play PSP games, though that process is complicated by the system’s lack of a UMD drive. Sony’s solution is the UMD Passport program, where you’ll be able to register your UMDs to … Continue reading

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Zipper Interactive announces Unit 13 for Vita
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Zipper Interactive, whom you may know as the developers behind the popular SOCOM series and MAG, have today announced a brand new for the PlayStation Vita, Unit 13. Unit 13 is a third-person action game, allowing players to choose from … Continue reading

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MotorStorm RC coming to PSN and PS Vita in Spring 2012
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Sony today announced a new game in their off-road racing series, MotorStorm RC. The game will launch simultaneously on both the PlayStation Network for PlayStation 3 and for the upcoming PlayStation Vita this coming spring. As well as scaling down … Continue reading

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SCEE announces Vodafone as preferred 3G provider for Vita

For those in European markets wondering what 3G carrier they would have to deal with to get their Vita online while on the go, SCEE finally have an answer. Today they announced that they would be partnering with Vodafone as … Continue reading

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PSN going down for maintenance today
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The PlayStation Network will be down for maintenance later today, Sony has announced. In Europe, the service will be down from 4pm until 2am tomorrow morning with the PlayStation Store, PSN account management and registration inaccessible. As for North America, … Continue reading

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