Sony's Next Generation Portable (NGP) has come a long way — it's got a final name, price, release date and plenty of upcoming games. Below, you can find our full review of the Japanese edition of the system, and stay informed with all the latest updates about this powerful gaming handheld.
Hulu Plus and Crackle will be available on the PS Vita "soon."
Sony has posted a list of PSP games that will be compatible with the forthcoming PlayStation Vita.
Hands-on impressions of the PlayStation Vita's v1.6 firmware update, which adds a Maps application and video capture support.
Sony has announced Japanese release dates and pricing for its car adapter and portable charger PlayStation Vita accessories.
PlayStation Vita to get maps and video recording via firmware v1.6, Mac support this week (update: confirmed)
The PlayStation Vita will gain maps and video recording features this week according to Andriasang, which also reports that a Mac version of Sony's Content Manager software will be shipping.
GameStop has announced that 3,300 store locations should have playable demo PlayStation Vita units on-hand for shoppers to try out , but we'd advise you to call ahead before making a trip.
Sony's CFO indicated that the company thinks it is off to a good start with PlayStation Vita, despite disappointing sales.
During a roundtable discussion, PlayStation Vita designer Takashi Sogabe discussed the process of creating Sony's latest portable gaming device and the inherent challenges that came along with it.
An exploit in PS3 firmware version 3.55 has allowed for streaming of PS3 games to the PS Vita. The hack has been demonstrated on YouTube with games such as Battlefield 3.
The Flickr app for PlayStation Vita launched in Japan today, and we've got hands-on impressions.
2011's Mortal Kombat was widely praised for bringing the series back to excellence after many years of sub-par entries, and now we know that it's coming out this spring.
PS Vita update 1.52 has been released in Japan, where it improves system stability and fixes a SIM recognition issue.
Speaking to GameSpot, Sony director of hardware marketing John Koller said the PS Vita "satisfaction rate is really high," and implied that poor sales are partially due to how many Vitas they've been able to get to market.
When PlayStation Vita launches in the United States and Europe, it'll come with six augmented reality cards, and you can download this pretty neat little game from the PlayStation Store.
AT&T has confirmed to us that the PlayStation Vita 3G will indeed be carrier-locked. Only Ma Bell's SIM cards will work; inserting a SIM from T-Mobile or an international carrier will not work.
There's not much left to learn about the PlayStation Vita that launched in Japan — find our full review right here — but we just got our hands on a Vita connected to AT&T's 3G HSPA network, and playing Unit 13.
The PlayStation Vita's sales dropped again in its third week on sale, with the Nintendo 3DS taking top spot in the hardware charts again. The 3DS was also the top-selling system for the whole of 2011.
A developer has shown off a Sega Genesis emulator running on the high-powered portable in a YouTube video. Information on how the feat was accomplished is under wraps for now, though we do know it's running the old picodrive Genesis emulator within the Vita's built-in PSP emulator.
The PSP emulator on Sony's PlayStation Vita has been hacked, and we've gotten our first festive Hello World out of the handheld game system.
The PS Vita reportedly forces you to update your system to the latest firmware if you want to use the Content Manager app, in a sign that Sony wants to keep security tight on the newly-released console.
According to Japanese gaming data firm Media Create, the PS Vita sold over 324,000 units in the first days following launch, but its looking like things changed significantly in the first full week of availability. If Media Create numbers are accurate, PS Vita sales declined to only 74,479 in the week from December 19 through December 25.
Sony has released firmware version 1.510 for PlayStation Vita, fixing an issue with Shin Sangoku Musou NEXT. The PlayStation Store has also been updated with demos for Uncharted: Golden Abyss and Gravity Daze.
Sony says PlayStation Vita isn't experiencing widespread issues, one gamer does battery life comparison video
Sony debunked the notion of widespread issues with the PS Vita today, and a YouTube user demonstrated the battery life with a sped-up video comparing the Vita to the 3DS and the PSP-3000.
Sony's second portable brings the fight to smartphones and Nintendo