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‘MLB: The Show 13’ Vita review – The PS3 version’s BFF

The PS Vita is a system that has the potential to change the way people game, but it still has a long way to go. One of its biggest selling points is, of course, cross play. With MLB 13: The Show, that feature is very much at the forefront of what the game…

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Digital Blend: PS Vita prices fall and DLC pops up for Call of Duty, Dishonored, and Borderlands 2

Welcome to Digital Blend, your one-stop shop for coverage and recommendations of all things relating to mobile gaming, digital marketplaces, and indie titles (for the week ending March 17).

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‘Sound Shapes’ DLC review: The painful sweetness of the single

Queasy Games' Sound Shapes is remains one of the best reasons to own a PlayStation Vita, thanks in part to its brilliant musical campaign. A brand new free update and a $2 downloadable expansion extend that campaign, but the best parts are almost painfully…

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Sony’s handheld is blowing up in Japan, but it’s not because of the PS Vita price cut

Sony finally gave fans the PS Vita price cut they'd been asking for at the end of February, but even then, it was only Japanese players that got the discount. Now weekly PS Vita sales have quadrupled in the country. The PS Vita price cut isn't solely…

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‘Sound Shapes’ drops the mic with enough new DLC to double the size of the game

Sound Shapes beat the odds, cultivating a sizable community of creators making slick platforming levels that double as sweet electronic songs. Those players that wanted more of the curated "albums" that made up the game's campaign have more to celebrate in the…

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Sony cuts price of PS Vita 3G to $199 at ‘majority’ of its US stores

Sony has reportedly dropped the price of its 3G PS Vita gaming device at the "majority" of its US stores. The move comes a few weeks after the handheld console was discounted in Japan, a move which saw sales of the machine quadruple.

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Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus Review: Closing the book on Team Ninja’s darkest chapter

Ninja Gaiden 2 set Team Ninja down a dark path, but the studio has been slowly building itself back up. Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus marks its second attempt to fix that game, and while many of its refinements are welcome, director Yosuke Hayashi can only do so…

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Jetsetter: Famed game designer Michel Ancel may leave Ubisoft over Rayman Legends delay

This week in Jetsetter: Sony keeps the conversation going with a big PS Vita price drop in Japan and the PlayStation 4 snags The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt. The big story of the week is that famed French developer Michel Ancel may leave Ubisoft after more than…

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Sony to developers: Make sure your PlayStation 4 Games Support PS Vita Remote Play

As if Nintendo didn't have enough to worry about with the Wii U's poor January sales, Sony announced that the PlayStation 4 would steal the console's trick of streaming games to a smaller screen. Remote Play of PS4 games through PS Vita is a priority for Sony…

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Sony explains the long, long overdue PS Vita price drop

The PS Vita reached its first birthday in February but there was little for the Sony handheld to celebrate as sales continue to stagnate. SCEJ president Hiroshi Kawano explains that that's the reason Sony has decided to fix the PS Vita's biggest problem by…

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Hotline Miami slaughters its way onto Sony’s PS Vita and PlayStation 3

Let it never be said that Sony doesn't go out of its way to represent the best of indie game development on its machines. Dennaton Games' indie hit Miami Hotline is making the jump to consoles in 2013. A new edition of the mad paean to the 1980s is coming to…

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New Vita may be on the way, along with reasonably priced memory (finally)

Sony needs to do something to revivify the PS Vita and it needs to do it fast. A new report has it that the company will introduce a new 4G model alongside the PlayStation 4 this month. The new tech may not help Sony sell the PS Vita, but a rumored price drop…

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Sony may be back on its feet, but the PlayStation business is still on the ground

CEO Kaz Hirai promised to get Sony back in the black when he took control in 2012. After staff and cost cuts in the company's TV business, he's done just that. The PlayStation 3 and PS Vita continue to decline, though, dragging down its once booming game…

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Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time review – The best, most overlooked platformer of the year

Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time is the video game equivalent of a worn, old blanket: It's familiar, it's comfortable, and it proves that a lack of novelty isn't always a bad thing.

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Best gaming peripherals of 2012

As the year comes to an end, we look at our choices for the best gaming peripherals of 2013.

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