Archives for PS Vitas - Page 2

Disney’s Lucasfilm Acquisition Makes the Future of Star Wars Games Unclear

image-1515 The Walt Disney Company made a major acquisition this week, purchasing Lucasfilm from George Lucas in a $4.05 billion deal. Along with Industrial Light & Magic and Skywalker Sound, this puts the Star Wars brand in the control of Disney, which has already announced its intention to release a new ...

Vita Sales Continue to Struggle Post-Launch in Japan

image-1554 Following its mid-December debut in which it sold over 321,000 units (later reported to be closer to 325,000), the system has not continued to enjoy the same degree of sales success. In its second week, the system sold 72,479 units (compared with 101,121 PlayStation Portable units and 482,200 3DS units), and ...

PlayStation Plus Prompts Me to Rethink My Xbox Live Subscription

image-1509 I have been an Xbox Live subscriber for the better part of the last decade. I've always shrugged off the suggestion that the service should be made available for free; people are more than welcome to take that position, but I've always been personally fine with paying. I've found myself ...

Sony Denies Vita Losing Support Among Japanese Developers

image-1539 A worrying quote emerged in Japanese publication Nikkei this week suggesting developers in Japan were dropping plans for Vita development in favor of 3DS. With Vita already in the hands of many gamers thanks to the First Edition bundle and others preparing to pick up the system at its proper ...

More Obscure Game Re-Releases Could Result From ESRB’s Free Digital Ratings

image-1517 The Entertainment Software Rating Board faces a difficult task in assigning ratings to digital games, one not about to be made any easier on it by game makers. Setting aside the matter of increasing complexity of these titles, the number of digital releases continues to grow at a strong pace. ...

Sony Continues to Expand Its Strong Digital Sales Push

image-1521 After last year's PlayStation Network breach, some questioned whether Sony could regain the confidence of PSN users. Surely anyone in their right mind wouldn't dare to buy anything from PSN or trust it with their personal information, some said. Yet here we are, not even two years later, and PSN ...

Army Corps of Hell is a Vita Launch Title in North America

image-1591 More Army Corps of Hell Videos The Pikmin-like Army Corps of Hell will be available alongside the PlayStation Vita when the system is launched in North America next year. In addition to announcing an HD remake of Final Fantasy X and action-RPG Lords of Apocalypse during its TGS press conference, Square Enix ...

PlayStation Boss Kaz Hirai to Become Sony’s President – Report

image-1551 The former president of Sony Computer Entertainment, Kaz Hirai, may soon be taking on the role of president once again, only this time it will be for the entirety of Sony. According to Japanese publication Nikkei (as reported by Mashable) Hirai will soon be promoted to the role of president of ...
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