Sony Unveils The Ultimate PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) FAQ

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113w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Sid Shuman has unveiled the Ultimate PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) FAQ today for fans!

To quote: With all eyes on the PS Vita's US launch date of February 22nd, we wanted to begin providing definitive answers to your many questions about PS Vita. Behold: The PS Vita Ultimate FAQ!

Of course, this list of Frequently Asked Questions is only a start and certain details are still being finalized.

Rest assured that we'll continue to update this FAQ leading up to launch, integrating new answers to your questions and additional details as they are verified and confirmed.

Read on to get answers to your questions regarding PS Vita, covering everything from the specs of the state-of-the-art OLED screen to support of Bluetooth peripherals and more. And remember: Please leave your burning questions in the comments and we'll address them in a future update.

General Questions

Q: When will PS Vita be available?
A: In North America, Latin America, and Europe, PS Vita launches on February 22nd, 2012. A limited-run First Edition Bundle launched on February 15th in the US. In Japan, PS Vita launched on December 17th.

Q: How much will PS Vita cost?
A: The Wi-Fi version will retail for $249, while the...
 

Sony Reveals 3 Reasons to Try PS Vita / PS3 Cross-Play Content

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113w ago - Sony Product Marketing Manager Wilson Cheng has revealed three reasons today why fans should try PS Vita / PS3 cross-play content below!

To quote: The day is approaching for you to finally get your hands on PlayStation Vita!

For some of you, that day is already here with the delivery of the First Edition Bundle. As we've discussed in several previous Blog posts, the connection between PS Vita and PS3 is one of the most compelling features that sets gaming on PS Vita apart.

Because we want all of you early PS Vita owners to check out the cross-platform gameplay experience, we're offering content on both platforms for one promotional price with two launch titles, Hustle Kings and WipEout 2048. Our friends at Capcom are also offering shared content for no additional cost with Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.

Here's how it works:

• If you purchase Hustle Kings for PS Vita, you will get Hustle Kings on PS3 for free. If you already own Hustle Kings on PS3, you'll be able to download the PS Vita version for free.

• If you purchase WipEout 2048, you will be able to download WipEout 2048's DLC packs, WipEout HD and HD Fury for free when they launch on PS Vita later this spring (if you already own the PS3 versions)

• DLC purchased for...
 

Video: Sony Goes Inside PlayStation Vita: Play, Create and Share

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113w ago - Today Sony Manager James Gallagher has made available some video footage diving into PlayStation Vita: Play, Create and Share in the latest episode of the series.

To quote: In the next episode of Inside PS Vita, we take a look at how games such as LittleBigPlanet and ModNation Racers: Road Trip are ensuring that the Play. Create. Share genre of creative gaming has big plans for PlayStation Vita.

Tell us: what LBP levels are you dreaming up to make best use of the front and rear touch, and other controls unique to PS Vita?

Those interested can check out the video below- Enjoy!





 

Video: WipEout 2048 Out Today for PS Vita, Meet the Ships

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113w ago - Designer Karl Jones has shared a WipEout 2048 video trailer for PS Vita today and introduced the ships with details below.

To quote: WipEout 2048 for the PlayStation Vita is available at retail stores and on the PlayStation Store starting today, February 15th.

And to help celebrate the launch we have a brand new trailer - check it out below!

I also wanted to tell you a little about the ships that you're going to get to play in the new game. Choosing the right ship couldn't be more important. Take the wrong ship to the track, and you're going to struggle. So here's some insider information to help you make those all-important ship choices as you get started with Wipeout 2048.

Speed Ships are the F1 cars of anti-gravity racing. They're sleek, delta-winged craft with minimal liveries. To look at, they're the closest to the original, classic dart-shaped Wipeout ships. These ships are all about going fast, but to go fast, they need to be light.

To shed weight, Speed Ships sacrifice bulkier components such as the extra defensive and offensive systems. Racing aside, Speed Ships are great for Time Trials and Speed laps.

Next up are our Agility Ships, and if Speed Ships are F1 cars, then Agility Ships are rally cars. These things are heavily liveried and...
 

Video: Mutant Blobs Attack Gets PlayStation Vita Release Date

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113w ago - DrinkBox Studios COO Graham Smith has shared a video below announcing an official PlayStation Vita release date for Mutant Blobs Attack.

To quote: Hey everyone, it's Graham from DrinkBox Studios here again, and today we've got some seriously rockin' news for you soon-to-be PS Vita owners and for you PS3 owners, too.

We obviously want everybody to download and play Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack for PS Vita, and so we've decided to release the game at a great price.

Starting February 21, 2012 in North America, PS Vita owners will be able to download Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack from PlayStation Store for $7.99. Make sure to watch the official trailer below to check out some of the awesome stuff we've packed into the game:

Wait, There's More? Heck yes, there's more! In celebration of the upcoming release of Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack, yesterday we created a new bundle for our previous PS3 game Tales from Space: About a Blob, which includes the full game PLUS both downloadable content packs (the costume pack and the co-operative map pack) for only $9.99. The base price for the game has also dropped from $14.99 down to $7.99. We hope you check this one out too if you have not already!



 







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