Former Sony Executive Claims Portable Gaming Is Dead

It is no secret that the Playstation Vita failed to make the impact that Sony expected. However, the former head of Sony Computer Entertainment America has claimed that its failure had little to do with the machine itself. In an interview with IGN, Jack Tretton described how the Vita was just too late into the portable gaming market. … Continue reading Former Sony Executive Claims Portable Gaming Is Dead

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Famitsu Reviews Xenoblade Chronicles X

Famitsu, the hugely popular Japanese magazine, has released its latest review scores-- where a panel of four game reviewers cross-review certain games, scoring them out of 10. This week, they've reviewed Xenoblade Chronicles X. Here are the scores: Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bro. Edition (3DS) – 9/9/9/9 Xenoblade Chronicles X (Wii U) – 9/9/8/8 Assassin’s Creed … Continue reading Famitsu Reviews Xenoblade Chronicles X

The Verge Declares The PlayStation Vita The Best Handheld Gaming System

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQVMZ_ooFnU The Verge has gone against the grain and declared Sony's ill-fated PlayStation Vita as the best handheld gaming system money can currently buy. The PlayStation Vita was put against the Nintendo 3DS, Apple's iPad Mini, and Google's Nexus 9. There's a number of reasons why they opted for the PlayStation Vita including Remote Play, … Continue reading The Verge Declares The PlayStation Vita The Best Handheld Gaming System

Digital Foundry: Vita Remote Play Isn’t Quite As Good As The Wii U GamePad

Respected tech enthusiast site Digital Foundry has experimented to see whether the PlayStation Vita Remote Play is anywhere near as good as the Wii U tethered to the Wii U GamePad. The publication states that while it's a neat concept, the Vita Remote Play simply isn't as good as using the Wii U with the … Continue reading Digital Foundry: Vita Remote Play Isn’t Quite As Good As The Wii U GamePad

Rayman Legends For Vita Gets 5 Exclusive Maps

Ubisoft has confirmed that former Wii U exclusive Rayman Legends is now coming to PlayStation Vita and will get five Vita-specific maps.  Rayman Legends on Vita includes all of the original Rayman Legends content, as well as five exclusive maps playable with Murphy, the greenbottle fly seen in previous Rayman games, controlled through the Rear TouchPad. … Continue reading Rayman Legends For Vita Gets 5 Exclusive Maps

iOS Game Spending Alone Outpaces Nintendo 3DS And PlayStation Vita In Q1 2013

Research firms IDC and App Annie have both conducted a study which found that tablet and smartphone gaming on Apple products have eclipsed Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita software sales during the first quarter of 2013. This is the first time that iOS game sales alone have beaten the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita. Previously … Continue reading iOS Game Spending Alone Outpaces Nintendo 3DS And PlayStation Vita In Q1 2013

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate Developer Explains Why It Left Nintendo

The developer behind upcoming Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita game Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate, Armature, consists of former Retro Studios employees Mark Pacini, Todd Keller and Jack Matthews. In an interview with Game Informer, Pacini revealed why he and his colleagues left the Nintendo subsidiary. Pacini said that while he thinks Nintendo is an "awesome … Continue reading Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate Developer Explains Why It Left Nintendo

DuckTales Remastered Skipping Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita

Yesterday, Capcom announced that NES classic DuckTales is getting a remake. DuckTales Remastered is being developed by WayForward Technologies, and it's coming this summer to three home consoles - PlayStation 3, Wii U and Xbox 360. Were you hoping to play the game on your Nintendo 3DS or PlayStation Vita? Unfortunately, you may be out … Continue reading DuckTales Remastered Skipping Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita

Japan: PlayStation Vita Overtakes Nintendo 3DS As Best Selling Gaming Platform

The PlayStation Vita has finally managed to outsell the Nintendo 3DS in Japan this week. Sales for the ailing device have been boosted, thanks to a well-needed price cut and Soul Sacrifice. The PlayStation Vita sold 63,581 units compared to the Nintendo 3DS which sold 61,008 units. Nintendo's latest home console the Wii U is … Continue reading Japan: PlayStation Vita Overtakes Nintendo 3DS As Best Selling Gaming Platform