Topic / PS Vita

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate “Under New Management” trailer reveals plotline

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Armature Studios’s latest trailer titled “Under New Management” for their upcoming game Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate has revealed a very similar plot to that of 2009’s Batman: Arkham Asylum with a prison uprising at the notorious Gotham super prison. The PS Vita and Nintendo 3DS sister game to be released on the same day as Batman: Arkham Origins by WB Games Montreal sets the stage months after the conclusion to Origins centering around a uprising at […]

Metal Gear Solid HD Collection launches on July 5

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Metal Gear Solid fans on the PS Vita will be pleased to know that the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection – essentially a remake of previous games, just now in HD and now portable – is coming to Australia on July 5. The game will take full advantage of the touchscreen and touchpad on the Vita, with gamers zooming in to the game’s cut-scenes, peek around corners, interrogate enemies, cycle […]

E3 2011: The Next Generation Portable is now the PlayStation Vita

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Sony has finally decided what to call it’s PSP successor, the NGP (or as many call it, the PSP2) and that name is PlayStation Vita. The name of the console comes from the Latin word “Vita” which means “Life”. Yes, we don’t get it either. The new portable console is available in WiFi and WiFi+3G models and Australian prices and details are yet to be disclosed. An Australian Sony representative […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 30: Death by SMS

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Wow. We’ve reached 30 episodes – who knew from the beginning we would actually have reached this far. Anyway, we discuss the IPv4 running out of addresses, the new PSP2 by Sony and the Egypt Internet Blackout. We also find out that we are really good at debating points of view, so you may find this episode to be longer than what we usually have our podcasts Sorry if we […]

Upcoming Games for the new Playstation portable console + Android phones

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At Sony’s Playstation conference, Sony has revealed new games coming for their new console, the codename ‘Next Generation Portable’ or NGP for short.  The games revealed at the conference range from action to shooters genres. The games that were shown were Cool Boarders 2, Killzone, Reality Fighters, Uncharted, Little Deviants, LittleBigPlanet, Hot Shots Golf, Monster Hunter Third, Lost Planet 2, Yakuza, Dynasty Warriors, Metal Gear Solid, Dungeon Defenders, and Call […]

Introducing the PSP 2 [update]

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It’s finally happened. At a PlayStation conference in Tokyo, Sony announced a new portable system that will succeed the PlayStation Portable. The PSP2, codenamed by Sony as the “New Generation Portable” or the NGP, features some exciting new upgrades from the PSP. Some of these new upgrades include dual analogue control sticks (not nubs from the original PSP),  a five-inch touchscreen OLED display with a huge resolution of 960 x 544.  […]

PlayStation Suite announced

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Gaming on the Android OS just became a whole lot more exciting, with Sony announcing the PlayStation Suite. The new framework will bring the PlayStation Store to Android 2.3 devices, and will launch with a PSone emulator in-built. There is also a promise for Android-native games soon. Sony is going to sponsor a new quality-control scheme called ‘PlayStation Certified’, as well as introduce first-party licencing, which will hopefully encourage major developers. It […]

PSP2 Rumour: 3G, OLED screen [Update]

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The new PSP, expected to be announced this week, has had some big rumours flying around. Today’s is from Nihon Keizai Shimbun, a Japanese newspaper, which is saying that the new gaming system will have 3G connectivity, provided by NTT DoCoMo in Japan. They say that the 3G will be used for multiplayer games, downloading games and movies but the device will not be able to make phone calls. The […]

Bloomberg: PSP2 announcement next week, PlayStation Phone at MWC

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Bloomberg has reported that sources close to the matter are saying that a PSP2 launch will be happening next week. Now, this is no surprise, seeing as details on the device have been floating around the tech world for, literally, years and Sony Computer Entertainment Japan is hosting an event next week in Tokyo. In my opinion, it’s very likely. Bloomberg also says that the event will, “outline a strategy […]

PSP 2 Dev Kit caught on camera

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The PSP 2, the long awaited and still unannounced sequel to the PSP, has just had it’s photo taken and leaked by VG247. It’s a Dev-Kit, and definitely not final hardware but still very interesting. In typical leaked fashion, the photos are terribly grainy, presumably from a 2002 mobile phone. But they do confirm that, at the moment, the PSP 2 will have a front and back facing camera, a track pad and […]