PlayStation Vita

FTC calls out Sony on false advertising for Vita, demands payback for early adopters

Sony has been ordered by the Federal Trade Commission to compensate early adopters of the PS Vita because of advertising that was deemed misleading about the system's capabilities.

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Dig for diamonds on the go when Minecraft comes to PS Vita on October 14

Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition will be available to download on October 15 in Europe, the port's developer 4J Studios announced, though no word yet on North America.

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Put a personal touch on your PS4 and PS Vita with Themes

Sony confirms plans to bring the PlayStation 3's custom dashboard Themes feature to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in each machine's planned fall 2014 update.

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Sony drops PlayStation Mobile support for Android

Sony has announced that it will no longer support Android with its PlayStation Mobile platform for publishing indie games and original PlayStation classics.

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Child of Light coming to PlayStation Vita

Child of Light, Ubisoft's visually-lush 2D RPG released earlier this year to all major platforms, will be available for download on your PlayStation Vita this coming July 1.

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Borderlands 2 PS Vita release confirmed for May 2014

Sony confirms a May 13 release date for Borderlands 2 on the PS Vita, with a handheld-and-game bundle arriving one week earlier, on May 6.

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PlayStation Vita update improves home screen and storage management

The forthcoming v3.10 update for PlayStation Vita increases the number of icons that can be placed on the device's home screen. It also adds a more flexible content manager and a Calendar app.

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Borderlands 2 arrives in spring 2014 alongside the US PlayStation Vita slim release

The PlayStation Vita version of Borderlands 2 is confirmed for a spring 2014 release with six DLC packs in tow. The slimmed down second-gen Vita will release in the US alongside the game, and both will be available in a bundle.

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Slimmed down PlayStation Vita comes to the UK in February

Sony confirms plans to release the slimmed-down version of the PlayStation Vita in the UK on February 7. There remains no word on when the second-gen Vita will be coming to the U.S. or other markets in Europe.

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Unity adds PlayStation Vita support in latest update

Unity Technologies releases the version 4.3 update for its Unity game engine, officially bringing support for the popular and flexible development tools to Sony's PlayStation Vita handheld.

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Delve into a century of music on PlayStation devices with the Qello app

Video content-streaming provider Qello brings live concerts and music documentaries in HD to Sony's PlayStation hardware, starting with a just-launched PlayStation 3 app and planned releases on the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita.

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‘Need for Speed: Rivals’ skips Wii U and Vita, poor ‘Most Wanted’ sales to blame

Ghost Games creative director Craig Sullivan notes that Need for Speed: Rivals won't be heading to Wii U or PlayStation Vita due to the low sales on those platforms for 2012's Need for Speed: Most Wanted.

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Sony reveals a slimmer PS Vita, and plans for Vita TV

A thinner, lighter model of PlayStation Vita and an Apple TV-like PS Vita TV box are both coming to Japan in 2013, with other territories to follow, as Sony's pre-Tokyo Game Show press conference confirmed.

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Beneath the paper world of ‘Tearaway’ lies Media Molecule’s creative heart

Media Molecule community manager James Spafford describes the studio's overall creative vision and how that feeds into the papercraft world and buddy adventure story of the upcoming PS Vita game, 'Tearaway'.

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Wiggle your “Long Mover” in the vividly surreal ‘Hohokum’ for PS4

Sony Santa Monica teams with UK-based developer Honeyslug Games and artist Richard Hogg for a surreal exploration of color and sound in 'Hohokum,' coming in 2014 to PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita.

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