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PlayStation TV price cut in half at GameStop


$39.99 "Vita" time?
May 13
Remember when the PlayStation TV was selling for $99.99 back around its October 2014 release date? Well now it's all the way down to $39.99 today in a seemingly random half price deal at GameStop. PlayStation TV is $39.... read
Brandish Dark Revenant

XSEED just released this new PSP RPG in Europe


At long last!
Apr 15
Brandish: The Dark Revenant is out now across Europe, XSEED Games announced today. It's been more than half a decade since the classic role-playing game was originally remade on PlayStation Portable, but as I said in my revie... read
What's old is new again
Antiques possess a magnetic quality, an appeal to our imaginations, a false nostalgia for a time most of us are too young to remember. There's a comforting allure to these relics. They offer a window into the past, a living h... read feature

Get to know the people who make great videogames
[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on Youtube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] With the year winding down... read feature

Brandish Dark Revenant

XSEED is releasing a PSP game in January 2015


Brandish: The Dark Revenant coming early next month
Dec 26
A PSP game is coming out in 2015. What a world we live in! Brandish: The Dark Revenant is targeting an early January launch on PlayStation Network across North America, XSEED Games announced today, promising a specific d... read
Get to know the people who make great videogames
[Update: Argh! Sorry to everyone who was confused seeing that the video was "private". That's because the live show ended on 12/21/2014 at 5:30pm EST. The rerun should be up this weekend. Here's a trailer for Desert Ashes in... read feature

Runners-up get Steam keys for Luc's latest game
[Update: Contest over! Winner is Dandiest Guy I Know! We will be sending Steam codes to runners-up ASAP.] We've partnered with our good friend Luc Bernard to give away a brand new PlayStation TV to one lucky Dtoider! Luc... read feature

PlayStation TV Europe

PlayStation TV microconsole out now across Europe


...and other PAL territories
Nov 14
PlayStation TV launches today in PAL territories. Something of a Swiss Army Knife, the microconsole allows users to play most Vita games, PSP titles, and PS One Classics. It also supports the PlayStation Now streaming servic... read
Hunting with a side of grappling hook
Ever since it came out in Japan earlier this year, Freedom Wars has been high on my list of anticipated releases. Being from the illustrious SCE Japan Studio, the game found success overseas as one of the ... read feature

Tales of Hearts R works just fine with PlayStation TV


Kick back
Oct 14
Vita game Tales of Hearts R works with PS TV, says Bandai Namco. This means you can enjoy the portable title on your larger TV screen.  Duh, you say? PS TV has what are basically the Vita's innards, and it is compatible ... read
PS Vita on your TV

PlayStation TV is out, wait, tomorrow?!


Could've fooled me
Oct 13
When PlayStation TV was first announced for Japan, I was fond of the device, at least conceptually, as someone who still doesn't own a PS Vita (sorry, Steven). But I haven't given the microconsole much thought since then -- i... read
PlayStation Now

PlayStation Now beta comes to Vita, PS TV next week


Yay?
Oct 08
The PlayStation Now open beta is extending its reach to PlayStation TV and Vita next week, Sony announced as part of an exhaustive FAQ for its new microconsole. The service will be available starting October 14, the same... read
Then Europe in November
PlayStation TV launches across North America starting October 14, Sony announced today. The new set-top box plays a selection of Vita games, PSP titles, PS One Classics, PS3 games via PlayStation Now, and can stream PS4 conte... read feature

$10 off PS TV pre-order

Amazon sending out $10 off coupons for PlayStation TV pre-orders


$89.99 really is a steal
Jun 16
Ah, it's a beautiful, brand-new week fresh off the craziness of E3. We've had time to let all the sweet announcements settle in, one of which being that the PlayStation TV is finally making its way to the West. No, not that P... read
PS4/ PS TV gallery

Here are some fancy product shots of the white PS4 and PS Vita TV


Big ol' gallery
Jun 11
I went to snap images of the new PS4, PS TV, and all of the new controllers and accessories, but the floors was crowded and dark (and stinky), and the goods were behind an ultra-reflective glass case.  Frustrated, I came... read
Featuring bold new flavors!
Max and I set out to review The Amazing Spider-Man 2 videogame. But, we didn't receive a review copy, forcing us to instead review a Spider-Man themed board game Max picked up at a weird Chinese shop. read feature

PS Vita

Sony hints at slim announcement for next week


Presumably PS Vita-related
Jan 24
The thinner, lighter PlayStation Vita Slim may finally leave Japan if an invitation for a briefing happening Thursday morning is any indication. "Following the biggest launch in PlayStation history, join us for an introductio... read
Kirby sells gangbusters

Suck on this: Kirby sells huge in 3DS debut


I guess the Japanese haven't Kirby'd their enthusiasm
Jan 15
Kirby: Triple Deluxe is looking great. There is still no word on a release date outside of Japan, but in its first week of Japanese availability it has already sold 214,208 copies. That's more four times as much as the number... read
PS Vita TV ad

First PlayStation Vita TV ad tugs at familial strings


D'awww
Dec 03
PS Vita TV TV commercial. Hah. This ad isn't ground breaking, but it's really cute. I've always liked these sorts of technological retrospectives. Add in a cute family, swinging tunes, and a truckload of chihuahuas and I'm bound to crack a smile. Also, is that a throwback Rams jersey? Now we just need the PS Vita TV to be announced for the US. Such a neat little thing. read
Sony policy update

Sony updates device policy to allow three portables


PSP, Vita, and Vita TV
Nov 27
Due to the release of the PlayStation Vita TV device, Sony has updated their policy to allow for up to three portable devices on the same account. Previously, any given Sony account could only support up to two devices (a PS... read
Get to know the people that make great videogames
A week and a half ago on Sup Holmes (now on iTunes) we spent an hour and a half getting to know Shawn Alexander Allen of A Nu Challenger. We covered a vast sea of topics, like growing up with a Repo Mom, his path towards wor... read feature

Hello! PS Vita TV

Check out the PlayStation Vita TV in action


PlayStation Japan introduces its upcoming microconsole
Nov 03
Still confused about what the PlayStation Vita TV is, exactly? Wondering about everything it can do? Well then, glassy-eyed reader, take a peek at the latest footage out of Japan. Despite the language barrier, the ad does a ... read
Sup Holmes

Sup Holmes gets beat down by Shawn Alexander Allen


Get to know the people that make great videogames
Oct 27
This Sunday, Sup Holmes returns with Shawn Alexander Allen of NuChallenger. Shawn's currently hard at work on a new turn-based, violent, President saving game called Treachery in Beatdown City for PS Vita and Sony phones... read

Shantae Kickstarter over, doubles its goal


$811,962 raised
Oct 05
Following Mighty No. 9's successful Kickstarter comes more good news, as Shantae: Half-Genie Hero's Kickstarter drive ends with more than double their original request raised. From Kickstarter the team received $776,084, plus... read
PS Vita

Sony: Vita hurt 'quite badly' by smartphones and tablets


And here's what the company is doing about it
Oct 02
The PlayStation Vita TV is indicative of a significant change within Sony Computer Entertainment, Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida tells GamesIndustry International. "Rather than a platform being tied to each indivi... read
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

Playable Risky Boots is a go for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero


And $1.3 million for animated cutscenes!? Not gonna happen...
Sep 30
It's been slow goings ever since the Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Kickstarter met its base goal last week, but no need to lose hope just yet! The $500K Risky Mode has been funded! As the sexy pirate villainess Risky Boots, you'll... read
Binding of Isaac

Isaac sells over 2 mil, gets mini-documentary and sale


'Something I was so sure people wouldn't like at all'
Sep 28
It seems like only yesterday that I was engaging in a humble email interview series with Edmund McMillen about his new project. It was about a baby in a basement. Two years later and millions have purchased the game. Even mo... read
WayForward Kickstarter

WayForward clears their Kickstarter goal for Shantae


Half-Genie Hero is fully funded and happening
Sep 24
Although things were looking a bit iffy for WayForward's first Kickstarter, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is fully funded, and is now on their way to reach their stretch goals. As of the time of this writing $410,000 has been rais... read
Cloud gaming

PlayStation game streaming could come to other devices


From PCs to tablets to televisions
Sep 23
Sony has already touched on its intention to launch a streaming service next year in North America through Gaikai that will allow PlayStation 3 titles to be streamed to PlayStation 4, PS Vita, and PS Vita TV. Perhaps not the ... read
Hands-on at TGS
Seeing the little white Sony box that came out of nowhere last week was a top priority for us a Tokyo Game Show this week. I put the PS Vita TV through its paces today at the show, trying everything from PSP to streaming PS4 play out on it. It does so many things, but does it do them all well? read feature







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