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Sony issues underwhelming sales forecast for Vita and PSP in FY14

Sony’s latest financial report clearly shows its handheld division is struggling, and the company isn’t one to disagree as it looks forward. The firm provided a forecast of 5m units sold for PS Vita and PSP devices in its fiscal 2014 calendar, following last year where the two combined to …

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Sony announces 20+ PSN games thanks to fresh commitment to indie publishing

First person shooters Primal Carnage: Genesis and Blacklight: Retribution front a long list of new PlayStation titles announced at GDC 2013. The news comes as Sony reveals an increased commitment to indie publishing, which amongst other things includes the simplification of the submission and approval process. Since my last post, …

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Limbo revealed for Vita, lands later this year

Playdead’s macabre platformer Limbo is heading to PS Vita, Sony announced today at GDC. The indie hit will land on Sony’s handheld sometime later this year, but beyond that, no specific release target was mentioned. Limbo originally launched on XBLA in 2010, with PS3, PC, and Mac ports following suit. …

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One third of Vita games sold digitally; 100 titles coming to handheld this year

Sony has revealed that around a third of the games it sells on Vita are digital. Is that impressive? That’s a matter of opinion. Certainly it doesn’t sound anything special when the thousands of games that are downloaded everyday on iOS and Android are considered. But from a company transitioning …

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PS4 gets Unity game engine support

Unity has sign a new partnership with Sony to bring its game engine to the PS4 and all other Sony PlayStation platforms. As well as supporting the home console, the deal means that developers will now be able to use Unity for the PS Vita, PlayStation Mobile and Sony’s upcoming …

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Hit indie dev Vlambeer to make console debut with Luftausers

The studio behind the likes of Super Crate Box and recent iOS hit Ridiculous Fishing has announced a console project. Vlambeer has announced a quirky dogfighting title going by the name of Luftrausers that is scheduled for release on PS3, Vita and PC this spring. An earlier version of the …

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Indie hit Machinarium coming to Vita

PlayStation Vita will soon get a downloadable version of steampunk point-and-click adventure Machinarium. The acclaimed indie game will be available from March 26th in the US for just $6.99 (roughly 5), according to Eurogamer. There’s no word on a UK date. Machinarium is a point-and-click adventure in which players help …

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US Sony Stores cut $100 from the price of PlayStation Vita

The majority of American Sony Stores have cut the price of the 3G PlayStation Vita by a third. Joystiq reports that the handheld is currently available for $199.97, down from the $299.99 it was being sold for previously. There seems to be a bit of confusion regarding how long the …

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