Tag Archives: handheld

3DS and Vita have "fundamentally different" strategies

Sony and Nintendo have vastly differing handheld visions, as is demonstrated by the contrasting approaches of Vita and 3DS. That’s the opinion of Nintendo marketing executive Scott Moffitt, who has told GameSpot that Nintendo is the one that has got it right. "Certainly, on the handheld side, we’re heading in …

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Nintendo announces 2DS, but we’re in India so move along

Twitter just exploded, mostly out of disbelief, because Nintendo has announced the 2DS, its new slate form-factor handheld that plays DS and 3DS games in 2D. While many may question the need for such a device – the 3DS has the option to turn off 3D – at $129, it …

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Sony: ‘Killzone Mercenary will fill quality-FPS void’

Killzone Mercenary will deliver the console-grade FPS experience currently missing from handhelds, says Sony. The platform holder believes the latest entry in its Killzone franchise is capable of mimicking the console shooter experience and offering it on Vita. Killzone Mercenary will deliver an truly uncompromised, home console-grade experience on a …

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Yoshida: "I think we can still pursue handheld market" with Vita

The president of SCE Worldwide Studios has perhaps for the first time admitted that question marks hang over the long-term future of PlayStation Vita. The console has failed the replicate the (criminally under-reported) success of its predecessor and continues to sell in low numbers across most key territories. However, speaking …

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Nvidia’s Shield gets new release date

Android and PC streaming gaming handheld Shield has been given a new release date by Nvidia. The $300 device will now launch on July 31st. We want to thank you for your patience and for sticking with us through the shipment delay of your Shield,” a statement read. Our goal …

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Shield gets a pre-launch price cut from Nvidia

Nvidia has cut the price of its upcoming Android portable and PC games streaming device Shield. The machine, launched on June 27th, was due to be released for $350 but will now be available for just $300. "We’ve heard from thousands of gamers that if the price was $299, we’d …

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Wikipad US launch set for next week

Following an eight month delay, the Wikipad is ready for retail. The completely revamped Android-powered gaming tablet will land on US shelves next Tuesday, June 11th – which just so happens to be the first official day of E3. It will be available at launch at Best Buy, Walmart and …

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