117w ago - Today Namco Bandai Games Community Manager Rich Bantegui has revealed alongside a video trailer that Katamari Damacy is coming to PS Vita.
To quote: Many of you have been following me over the last year looking for the latest details on all of our games.
This week, you may have also been listening into what we have happening on our Facebook and Twitter for news coming out of the Tokyo Game Show for big fan-favorite series like Tekken, Soulcalibur, Ace Combat and even the upcoming action-epic, Dark Souls.
While there's plenty of news flying about for all of our biggest titles, we wanted the PlayStation community to be among the first to get the scoop on the latest entry in a series that's dear to all of our hearts, and one that features the tiniest of heroes.
Fresh from Tokyo Game Show, Namco Bandai has just announced that Katamari Damacy (working title) will be arriving soon for the PS Vita! Check out the fresh trailer above that we wanted to roll out to the fans here in North America.
You're going to have to listen your old pop the King of All Cosmos once again as he commands you to roll up anything and everything in sight!
One of the coolest new features is the ability to use the rear touch pad...
117w ago - Last month news of PS3 / PS Vita Connectivity leaked out, and today Japanese site 4Gamer.net (linked above) has made available some video footage of Killzone 3 and LittleBigPlanet 2 using PlayStation Vita with PS3 Remote Play at TGS 2011.
Additionally, Sony's Shuhei Yoshida has also confirmed via Twitter that PS Vita will be region-free.
To quote, roughly translated: Keynote TGS FORUM 2011 is held concurrently with the Tokyo Game Show 2011, including speeches by Dr. Shuhei Yoshida, president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios entire picture of the PlayStation Vita were made.
PlayStation Vita was introduced in this session (hereafter, PS Vita) focuses on the part of the new features, you want to convey the essentials. The most attention in this demo, PlayStation 3 and the ability to link it.
But was an example of some applications which, inter alia, an organic EL panel displays in the game PS Vita PS3, that operate on the PS Vita "Remote Play" is a pretty big impact. That you are trying to do the Wii U, which is doing impressions on the PlayStation series.
117w ago - Today at Sony's Tokyo Game Show (TGS) 2011 press conference the PS Vita handheld console has been confirmed to hit Japan on December 17, 2011.
According to Examiner.com via NeoGAF, there will be twenty six PlayStation Vita titles (game logos pictured below) at launch, including Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3, Sony's Hot Shots Golf & Uncharted: Golden Abyss, with various other titles like Dark Quest, BlazBlue, and Rodeo.
For those curious, PlayStation Vita will sell for 24,980 yen (US $324) for the Wi-Fi version and 29,980 (US $390) for the 3G model, which will be available in partnership with Japan's biggest mobile operator NTTDoCoMo.
In the US, a PS Vita model that connects to the Internet only using Wi-Fi will be priced at US $249, while a version of the gadget featuring 3G connectivity to telecom data services will be priced at US $299. Sony did not reveal when the PS Vita will be heading to North America or Europe yet, however, it is predicted to arrive during Q1 of 2012.
Sony also issued a Press Release stating that a memory card will not...
120w ago - Today Sony Senior Social Media Manager Jeff Rubenstein has shared some Gamescom 2011 footage of LittleBigPlanet for PS Vita dubbed a Touch of Creation below.
To quote: LittleBigPlanet and LBP2 enabled PS3 players to play, create and share custom-made levels and game modes online for all to enjoy.
Now, with the upcoming PS Vita game harnessing the handheld's plethora of inputs and sensors for playing and creating, Sackboy's new adventure will be the most accessible - and empowering - LittleBigPlanet yet.
We've seen glimpses of what PS Vita adds to Play starting at E3, when SCEE's Pete Smith demonstrated how the touch screen, gyroscopes, and rear touch panel helped Sackboy navigate levels in all-new ways.
At Gamescom, Smith was joined by Tarsier Studios designer Richard Meredith to show us some more Play possibilities and tools you'll use to Create new types of games.
Even the "Super Oval" shape of PS Vita is giving the development team novel new possibilities. Smith turned the Vita vertically to demonstrate a gravity-based game where players rapidly sort colored balls into the right chute - reminiscent of a touch-enabled version of PSN game Droplitz.