PS Vita System Software Update v2.10 Arrives, New Folder System

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54w ago - Following up on their previous Firmware update, Sony Product Planning & Platform Software Innovation Director Don Mesa has announced that PS Vita System Software update v2.10 is incoming and includes a new folder system.

The new folder system allows users to organize their games and apps, and as expected patches the recently released Apache Overkill exploit and purportedly blocks Open CMA for those on PS Vita Firmware 2.10 according to mixed reports.

Download: PS Vita Firmware 2.10 Update (USA) / PS Vita Firmware 2.10 Update (EUR) / PS Vita Firmware 2.10 Update (JPN)

Coming later this evening is the next system software update for PS Vita. We've listened to your feedback...
 

PhyreEngine 3.5 Arrives Today for PS3, PS4, PS Vita Game Developers

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55w ago - PhyreEngine Principal Engineer Richard Forster announced that PhyreEngine 3.5 officially arrives today for PS3, PS4 and PS Vita video game developers!

Below are the PhyreEngine details, to quote: We've made it easy for game developers to make their games available on PlayStation.

In addition to a great set of development tools, PlayStation developers gain access to a Software Development Kit that includes a free multi-platform game engine called PhyreEngine.

The latest version of this popular games development framework, PhyreEngine 3.5, is releasing to game developers and publishers worldwide right now! Today's update builds upon the PS4 support introduced in previous versions.

With PhyreEngine 3.5, PS4 developers will finally be able to leverage the platform's advanced compute functionality, in addition to a host of other development-related features.

Another convenient addition to PhyreEngine 3.5 is the ability for developers to make in-game edits on the fly and see their results immediately, without a lengthy wait for the changes to be recompiled.

Even if you've never heard of PhyreEngine, you're...
 

Sony Announces PlayStation Home Update v1.75 Arrives with Love

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62w ago - Sony Computer Entertainment Europe's Mia Wall announced that PlayStation Home update v1.75 arrives with love today!

To quote: PS Home will briefly be offline from 8.00am GMT on Wednesday 13th February for routine maintenance. Here's what to expect after the update...

First up, this week sees the arrival of the 1.75 Home client update. Check out details of the patch notes here. We've also made some changes to the layout of the Home Navigator, so it's easier to find the best content and you can directly access stores.

Valentine Event

Love is in the air, and a romantic stir has taken over Pier Park. Everything from the full moon to love-themed mini-games help set the mood, including a kissing booth to open only on Valentine's Day, 14th February.

The Casino

You'll be breaking hearts with the new Lucky Fountain reward. The Hearts Bra will be available just in time for Valentines. Head to The Casino, toss a chip or two into the fountain, and get this reward for this special day!

Digital Leisure have doubled the limit in Craps, so now you can bet 400 chips at once! The stakes are now higher for those who want to feel the rush of rolling the dice.

Lockwood

Extra-terrestrial declarations...
 

Video: Sony Announces Everyone Sing Arrives on PSN Tuesday

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64w ago - OG International Producer David Wiltshire has announced today that Everyone Sing arrives on PSN Tuesday with a video trailer below.

To quote: Everyone Sing launches Tuesday on PSN, featuring 35 tracks from top artists including Nicki Minaj, The Wanted, Nicole Scherzinger, Jessie J, Michael Buble and loads more!

Everyone Sing supports up to four microphones and multiple party modes including Pass the Bomb, Group Mode, Know Your Song and more, you can throw the perfect party with your friends and family.

Every song has a different treatment to support one to four players, so every time you sing it you'll get a new experience. And with lead and backing singer breakdowns included, you can still join in even if you don't feel like Mariah or Madonna.

Everyone Sing's Group Mode allows you to form your own singing group with your friends and compete in a series of rounds to eventually become the ultimate singing group.

There are 10 rounds, each increasing in difficulty and featuring some of the game's best songs. For the first five rounds, you must impress the three judges in order to progress. Then you hit the big time performing in concerts where you must impress your ever-growing legion of fans!

• Everyone Party helps you get the party started...
 

Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD Arrives on PlayStation Vita Today

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70w ago - Just Add Water CEO Stewart Gilray announced that Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD arrives on PlayStation Vita today!

To quote: What can a small team achieve in 10 months? How about porting a classic Oddworld console game to the PS Vita!

The heroes at JAW beavered away since the launch of the handheld in February 2012 to bring you the most the console has to offer.

PS Vita users might still be waiting for the chance to play Munch, but just in time for the holidays, here's Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD. We're bringing an enhanced version of the much-loved classic to PlayStation Store later today.

Like the PS3 version before it, Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD features high-quality graphical assets, better textures and high poly models. But this isn't a lazy port... The game makes use of PS Vita's touchscreen and rear touchpad for added controls and runs at the native screen resolution to give you a genuine Vita experience.

The game sees you take the role of the mysterious bounty hunter Stranger on a mission to clean up the Oddworld's Wild West. So what if you happen to profit from it, right? After all, the money is needed for important surgery!

Gameplay features a unique ammo system that's live... literally! From the wisecracking Chippunks to the ferocious...
 







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