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Vita sales have been "exceptional" in the US

Sony claims that Stateside sales of PlayStation Vita and its launch games have been "exceptional". The handheld debuted in the US on Wednesday, February 22nd – the same day it launched in the UK and Europe. While specific US sales figures have yet to be given, SCEA’s corporate communications boss …

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Sony unveiling new Vita titles next week

Sony has revealed it will spill the beans on a group of unannounced Vita titles during a web broadcast the company will hold at the end of next week. The broadcast is titled ‘Welcome! PlayStation Vita Game Heaven,’Andriasang reports. According to the announcement, the broadcast will have information on unannounced …

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Pre-owned Vita players will still get Trophies

Vita owners have found a workaround that will enable them to earn Trophies from second hand games. Fears first arose when it emerged each pre-owned Vita title locks Trophies to the first owner, perhaps as a deterrent to the used games market. The message reads: "You cannot earn trophies in …

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Sony working to resolve PS Plus free Minis issue on Vita

Sony is working on an issue causing Playstation Plus members to receive error codes when attempting to access their gifted, downloadable Minis on the Vita. Multiple users have reported the issue on the Playstation Europe forums, with nearly uniform descriptions from all reporting problems. "We are aware of the issue, …

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John Lewis Vita showcase now open

Sony Computer Entertainment UK has established a temporary PlayStation showcase on Oxford Street. The outlet can be found in the technology section on the fifth floor of department store John Lewis. It gives shoppers the chance to try out both PlayStation Vita and PS3. The pop-up stand has been created …

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VIDEO: Watch the European Vita ad here

Commuters exploring ruins, a spa transforming into a boxing ring and a picnic that becomes a war – Sony continues its cinematic flair for platform launch ads. Unveiled on the EU PlayStation Blog, thefirst European Vita trailershows men and women going from ordinary situations to more video game-esque scenarios. The …

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Resistance invades Vita in May

Burning Skies, the first Vita entry in the Resistance series, will be released in the UK this summer. The European PlayStation Blog confirmed the game would land on shelves on May 30th, marking the arrival of what Sony calls "the world’s first portable dual-analog FPS". Resistance: Burning Skies was first …

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$50m marketing campaign for US Vita launch

Sony Computer Entertainment America has invested around $50 million in its campaign for PlayStation Vita. Marketing for the new handheld will span across TV spots, billboards, online ads, Twitter and Facebook, according to The New York Times (via V247). The central slogan will be Never Stop Playing, and targets avid …

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Ubisoft targets big slice of Vita market share

Publisher Ubisoft hopes to grab a hefty chunk of PS Vita’s software sales with five launch games. The firm has dominated the third-party line-up for several hardware launches including 3DS and Kinect. Its five Vita launch titles – the most from any third-party – are Dungeon Hunter Alliance, Rayman Origins, …

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