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Ys Memories of Celceta Review

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Words by Milo Fisher

The Vita has been stepping up recently with a slew of new games being brought over to the handheld. One of these new games is Ys: Memories of Celceta, a game that so enjoyable and well made that you don’t want to put it down.

Danganronpa Review

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Words by Milo Fisher

The success of the “Zero Escape” series has spawned a wide range visual novels to be translated and brought over to the west, with each one trying to stand out from the crowd with their unique features and whacky characters. Danganronpa is the latest of these puzzle visual novels, a game with a style unlike anything else.

Dragons Crown Review

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Dragons Crown is the latest magical adventure from Vanillaware. And while the game looks pretty, the lackluster gameplay and overall lack of interesting things to do in the game makes Dragons Crown feel like a low budget beat ‘em up.

PS3 and Vita price drops

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Rejoice fellow gamers! For the PlayStation 3 and Playstation Vita have descended from their price points in the sky and have graciously accepted new prices lower to the earth.

New PlayStation Vita Update

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A recent update to the PS Vita has been made. The update contains a large amount of new features, here is a list of all the fancy new things you can do with your system.

Proteus coming to PS3 and Vita

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The atmospheric exploration game, Proteus, is coming to the PS3 and Vita later this fall. The game, created by Curve Studios, is a randomly generated island exploration game unlike any other. The game allows the player to explore at their own pace and discover the secrets and wonders of the island.

Walmart Manager, ” I have not personally sold a Vita in over a year”

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In a recent interview with a Walmart Electronics Department Manager I have been made aware of some frightening information. The Manager, who wanted to remain anonymous, told me that he has not sold a Vita in over a year. He also said that the Vita is a very nice handheld, but he thinks people just prefer playing DS’s. When he said DS, I assumed he meant the Nintendo DS, since he was the Department Manager and all.

Thomas Was Alone review

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Thomas Was Alone is a simplistic and charming indie game with a distinctive concept. The story is based on a range of shapes with unique personalities that all behave differently. The shapes all have their own names but don’t talk, instead the game is narrated throughout.

Sony wants more stuff on PS4

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Sony is making things easier for indie developers and big publishers alike. The whole concept submission process was changed.

Unity coming to Sony consoles this year

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Sony Computer Entertainment and Unity Technologies are partnering to bring the Unity engine to developers so they can make games for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita and PlayStation Mobile.

According to an announcement made today by Unity Technologies’ CEO, David Helgason, all games built on Unity will be deployable to the Sony devices and Sony future cloud services.

Is Sony Reliving Vita mistakes with the upcoming PS4?

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Yesterday Sony, after a month of hype, announced the new PS4 is coming this year! To many Sony fans, this is the biggest announcement of their gaming lives! Many are ready to be first in line at the Sony booth to try out the new PS4 this June at the Electronic Gaming Expo.

But what is it that everyone is missing? When news sounds too good to be true, it usually is too good to be true. For example, the PlayStation Vita was going to be the second coming. An amazing launch line up, High powered specs, beautiful design, etc. But in the end the price of the System and accessories destroyed sales, and the games released after launch were lacking. Even a year later Sony is still trying to pick up the pieces and find out what they did wrong with the vita. At the recent Sony event, it was announced that the Vita would be able to stream PS4 games, in yet another late attempt to make the Vita look appealing to consumers. That is what the Vita has had to deal with because of its outrageous price!

The evolution of PlayStation

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Sony, has released a series of videos via the Playstation YouTube channel over a 5 day period in the run up to the Playstation announcement to take place today,  20th February. The videos briefly cover the history of all its consoles and games. What do you think? Clever marketing finally by Sony or are they just flexing there muscles at Microsofts direction showing history and heritage? Sound off in the comments below.

New Tearaway Trailer – Sogport

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If you haven’t heard much about Tearway, it’s the next project from the guys behind LittleBigPlanet, Media Molecule. Things on the Tearaway front have been very quiet since its announcement

Killzone: Mercenary – Gameplay Trailer

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Mercenary is the 5th Killzone in the series and the first for the PSV. With Guerrilla Cambridge at the helm, they aim to mix things up a little. The game promises to play more flexible than previous Killzones where you “Choose your tactics” to complete the missions.

Soul Sacrifice gets a UK and US release date

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Soul Sacrifice is an action RPG on the PS Vita, that requires the character to sacrifice their limbs and items in order to unleash devastating moves.

Future Labs’ ‘Velocity’ gets a full makeover for the PSV

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Velocity is a hit PS mini from the guys over at Future Labs. The fans asked for a native PSV version and that’s what Future Labs went ahead and did

LittleBigPlanet 2 Cross-Controller pack hits the PSN

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You can now download the LBP2 Cross-Controller pack after the feature was revealed a few months ago.

Vita’s YouTube app gets a major update

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Using YouTube on Vita is a pleasure with its stunning 5” OLED screen. Even though it already came with a robust set of features, the YouTube app on Vita has been updated to improve usability even more.

3DS vs PS VITA: Metascore average

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The PS VITA and the 3DS have been out for quite some time now. Though the 3DS has been available for a little longer, they’ve both had more than enough time to build a robust library of games. We’ve taken the top 20 rated titles for each handheld, and calculated the average score. Here’s how they compared:

How to get 3G on the PS Vita Wi-Fi model

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Did you not want to pay more for the more expensive 3G model? Did you not want to pay for a data plan for the Vita? Well you can make your Vita, Wi-Fi model, do exactly what the 3G model does

5 games we want on the PS Vita

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We can only hope the PS Vita matures into a system with a robust and respectable library, and while it does seem to have a fairly strong line-up for the next year or so, it could use some more firepower.

LittleBigPlanet Vita trophy list revealed

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Tarsier Studios, the developer of LBPV, reported on their blog a few days ago that LBPV had gone gold and is awaiting its release on the  25th september in North America and the 19th september everywhere else.

Canabalt review

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In Canabalt aliens have invaded earth and the destruction of human civilization is their clear desire. You play as an anonymous man in a black suit who has only one objective: to run for his life.

LittleBigPlanet PS Vita is “100% complete”

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Born on the PS3, LittleBigPlanet has grown to become arguably one of the best new IPs this gen, achieving great critical and commercial success.

BreakQuest review

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BreakQuest Review

Who says that big can’t come in small packages? This block-breaking PS Minis game gives you more than your money’s worth with hours of play and a good variety of levels.

Call of Duty on PS Vita: Lost potential

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We wouldn’t go as far as to say the Vita is dead, it can bounce back, but it is undoubtedly struggling to find its form. Call of Duty, currently the biggest name in gaming, is coming to the Vita, and in theory COD Vita will be huge and prove to be a big help in turning the Vita’s poor form around.

Galcon Labs review

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Galcon Labs is a PS Minis, outer space 2D strategy game that involves sending out little 2D ships to their highly likely deaths. The aim of the game is to eliminate your opponent’s ships before they eliminate yours.

Enigmo review

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Enigmo is one sturdy and straightforward puzzle game made for the PSP, PS3, and PS Vita offering many puzzles with liquid physics. For only $3.99 USD, this graphically 3D puzzler will offer many ways for you to complete each level and enjoy yourself while you do so.

Star Drone Extreme review

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Star Drone Extreme is a touch based space arcade game. Star Drone was released for the Vita and is probably most comparable to Super Stardust Delta though it is more governed as you play. Is this $4 addicting game worth the time?

Metal Gear Solid HD Collection review (PSV)

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With the release of Metal Gear Solid HD for the Playstation 3 many of those who missed the PS2 outings finally have a chance to see what all the craze is about.  Those who already played those get to re-play them in hi-def at 60 frames per second.  The Metal Gear games always looked great on their respective consoles.  Its safe to say those old PS2 graphics hold up well to today’s standards when plumped into an HD resolution.  Just recently alongside the release of Gravity Rush, Konami released the Metal Gear Solid HD remake for the PlayStation Vita.  As a high population knows by now the games are good.  But how do the controls and style of the game translate to Vita?  Read on to find out