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What now for PlayStation Vita?

What now for PlayStation Vita?

PlayStation UK MD Fergal Gara tells MCV why the platform holder will never give up on its portable console, and where it goes next…

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 11th 2014 at 12:26PM in News
Borderlands 2 Vita revealed alongside slim Vita bundle

Borderlands 2 Vita revealed alongside slim Vita bundle

Borderlands 2 is heading to PS Vita – alongside a hardware bundle packaging the game with the new, slimmer Vita.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 11th 2014 at 7:55AM in News
Sony questions difference between Vita's LCD and OLED displays

Sony questions difference between Vita's LCD and OLED displays

The difference between the Vita Slim’s LCD display and the Original Vita’s OLED display is “small, if not imperceptible” if it exists at all, Sony has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 3:58PM in News
Original Vita to be phased out in UK

Original Vita to be phased out in UK

Sony expects the current ‘fat’ Vita model to have disappeared from the UK High Street in the very near future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 12:41PM in News

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Vita Slim confirmed for UK launch next week

Vita Slim confirmed for UK launch next week

The new slim PS Vita will launch in the UK in a matter of days, Sony has announced.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 30th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Sony explains Vita Slim strategy, but screen downgrade draws criticism

Sony explains Vita Slim strategy, but screen downgrade draws criticism

The re-designed PlayStation Vita has been constructed with a very simple premise in mind – make the system cheaper and more appealing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2013 at 11:06AM in News
PlayStation Vita Slim announced and dated

PlayStation Vita Slim announced and dated

A new-look, cut-down version of the PlayStation Vita has been confirmed by Sony Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2013 at 8:50AM in News
Retail reveals PS3 Super Slim pricing

Retail reveals PS3 Super Slim pricing

Sony will be focusing on its value-added message as the new PS3 Super Slim looks to shave little off the current PS3 ticket price.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2012 at 2:48PM in News

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IN PICTURES: The new-look Europe-only 12GB PS3

IN PICTURES: The new-look Europe-only 12GB PS3

Here are the first official shots of the nameless new very-slim-indeed PS3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2012 at 8:21AM in News
Internal changes for PS3 Slim

Internal changes for PS3 Slim

As is fairly standard practice, Sony has made a few internal tweaks to the architecture of the latest PS3 Slim model.

Andriasang
reports that the new machine – the CECH-3000B ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2011 at 9:37AM in News
Tesco launches 'VAT free' sale

Tesco launches 'VAT free' sale

Online retailer Tesco Direct has launched what it describes as a 'VAT free' 20 per cent off sale that offers some significant savings on a range of gaming hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2011 at 11:01AM in News
JAPAN: Xbox 360 S sells 700

JAPAN: Xbox 360 S sells 700

This week saw the launch of the slimmed-down Xbox 360 S in Japan, but figures from Media Create as reported by Spong show that the new console sold just 700 ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2010 at 12:01PM in News

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Xbox 360 S includes data transfer kit

Xbox 360 S includes data transfer kit

Retailer GAME has confirmed that the Xbox 360 S will include a data transfer kit that can be used to port all your existing game saves and DLC to the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2010 at 4:23PM in News
GAME offers Xbox Slim trade-in deals

GAME offers Xbox Slim trade-in deals

UK retailer GAME doesn’t just see the Xbox 360 Slim as a chance to sell the console to a wider audience – it wants to sell the console to existing ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2010 at 5:36PM in News
E3 2010: Xbox 360 Slim ‘Arcade’ coming

E3 2010: Xbox 360 Slim ‘Arcade’ coming

With the $299 Xbox 360 Slim already making its way to the North American High Street, Microsoft has confirmed that a second model is also in the works.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2010 at 12:54PM in News
XBOX: New machine officially revealed

XBOX: New machine officially revealed

Microsoft has officially unveiled the brand new redesigned Xbox 360, but it has an even bigger surprise up its sleeve – the machine is being shipped to retail right now.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2010 at 9:02PM in News

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Sony alters PS3 Slim innards

Sony alters PS3 Slim innards

The latest iteration of Sony’s PS3 Slim, the CECH-2100A, houses a rebuilt RSX chip that cuts both the power consumption and the likelihood of failure for the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2010 at 4:23PM in News
Slim Xbox 360 Natal bundle predicted

Slim Xbox 360 Natal bundle predicted

Microsoft will launch a new hardware bundle containing an Xbox 360 Slim console, the motion-sensing Natal camera and a 250GB hard drive before the end of the year, so says ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2010 at 12:08PM in News
Hotz brings OtherOS back to PS3

Hotz brings OtherOS back to PS3

Just one week after declaring war on PS3 platform holder Sony, hacker George Hotz has demonstrated a custom version of Sony’s latest firmware 3.21 that can run the since ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2010 at 5:20PM in News
Is this the Xbox 360 Slim?

Is this the Xbox 360 Slim?

This one is simply not going away – new pictures from Dutch site GameKings, as spotted by VG247, pertain to be of the still unconfirmed Xbox 360 Slim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2010 at 6:45PM in News
Slim 360 to be bundled with Natal?

Slim 360 to be bundled with Natal?

Microsoft is rumoured to be readying an Xbox 360 slim unit that could launch with Project Natal this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2010 at 4:20PM in News
USB storage support for 360?

USB storage support for 360?

An upcoming update for Xbox 360 will allow owners to use USB memory devices, documents obtained by Joystiq are said to claim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2010 at 5:45PM in News
Xbox 360 Slim pictured?

Xbox 360 Slim pictured?

It’s not the first time we’ve heard talk of a possible Xbox 360 Slim, but new pics that purpose to show the innards of a redesigned version of the console ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2010 at 10:11AM in News
PS3 Slim gets a bit slimmer

PS3 Slim gets a bit slimmer

Two new revisions to Sony’s PS3 that are expected to hit the market in March will offer a surprise new feature – less weight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2010 at 5:09PM in News
Microsoft: PS3 surge no concern

Microsoft: PS3 surge no concern

Whilst the wait continues for NPD’s North American September sales numbers, Microsoft has admitted that PS3 will top the pile in the monthly battle – but in the long-term the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2009 at 11:42AM in News