Want to check out the new Sony PS Vita, but don’t can’t stand to wait until February 2012? If you happen to live in the greater Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Atlanta or Washington DC areas, you’re in luck.
The BBC has unveiled a short teaser trailer for the new game Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock. This news makes me nervous, since I can’t recall ever playing a good Doctor Who game. I know they have tried before, but it’s one of those properties that just never quite comes together right in game form.
We have some new PS Vita news for you today if you are among those who have been salivating over the portable console. When the new PS Vita launches, you will not be able to play games and browse the Internet at the same time.
If you are still waiting for the PS Vita and drooling over it, Sony has released a new commercial for the impending launch of their portable gaming console. Amazingly, unlike others before it, this new spot actually shows more of the PS Vita, but is less informative.
Are those old UMD discs sitting around collecting dust? Fear not, Sony has plans to launch a UMD Passport for the PS Vita handheld console once it launches. Basically gamers who have large libraries of UMD games from previous PSP models will need to sign up for access to the new UMD Passport.
Sony has announced a new limited-edition PlayStation Vita case to be included in the First Edition PlayStation Vita bundle. This hard shell case will keep your PS Vita protected from falls, dust and moisture when you aren’t playing games.
There are a lot of good websites that still use Adobe Flash, but it looks like you may not be able to access them on your new PlayStation Vita. Not at launch anyway. Japanese magazine, Famitsu recently posted a FAQ for the PlayStation Vita, along with some browser specs and oddly enough, it doesn’t list Flash support.
We already know all the specs about the PS Vita portable gaming console. We know it will be landing in Japan on December 17th and in the U.S. and EU on February 22, 2012. We also have known for a while that it would have memory card slots and that those memory cards use a special format that doesn’t work with any other gadget.
Sony Japan has announced software prices for their PlayStation Vita games. Japan will be getting the handheld on December 17 and that’s when Uncharted: Golden Abyss will cost you 5,980 Yen (~$77 USD), and games like , Hot Shots Golf and Katamari Damacy Novita will sell for 4,980 Yen (~$65 USD).
You probably want to get in on the PS Vita action, but are worried that you will be lonely. After all, your friends all have PSPs. Well, here’s some good news my PS loving friends. The Sony PSP and PS Vita will be able to play nice together and talk via Wi-Fi Ad-Hoc mode.
If you are a gamer who has a Sony Android tablet, Xperia PLAY Smartphone, or plans to get the PS Vita when it lands this is some seriously fantastic news for you. Sony has announced that it has a new software developer’s kit (SDK) coming in November that will ensure any PS Certified device can get games developed using the software.