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4:30 PM on 12.22.2012

Remembering studios that closed in 2012

This year was great in general for videogames. Beyond the predictable success of games like Halo 4 and Call of Duty: Black Ops II, there were a ton of hits that came out of nowhere, including not just big publisher titles, bu...

Sterling Aiayla Lyons


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Review: Unit 13
by Jim Sterling

Zipper Interactive is generally regarded to have done a pretty exemplary job when it came to providing staple console experiences in a portable format. Despite the input limitations of the PlayStation Portable, Zipper was able to launch SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo to a positive reception, and developed a sequel a year later. 

The PlayStation Vita removes the need for compromise with its dual analog sticks and touch technology, allowing Zipper to create an even more authentic SOCOM experience. Zipper has certainly managed to come close, though with a brand new IP, debuting on the new system with Unit 13.

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7:00 PM on 12.15.2011

Hands-on with Zipper's Unit 13 on the PlayStation Vita

If there's one misconception that I hate about portable gaming, it's that both gamers and developers (some, not all) feel that a game made for a handheld should have the same bells and whistles of a console game. Not only tha...

Keith Swiader

10:00 AM on 11.23.2011

Unit 13 is a PS Vita game with guns and shooting

Zipper Interactive has revealed Unit 13, a squad-based shooter aiming to arrive in time for the PlayStation Vita's launch. This trailer shows of everything you need to know -- which isn't hard considering all you need to kno...

Jim Sterling