Tag: Playstation Vita

Gaming News Wrap [15 Oct 2013]

Good morning gamers. Today’s Chewsday is a special one. If you’re reading this, you survived the Walking Dead. You’re a survivor… for now… The ‘Abandoned Territories’ DLC for The Last of Us will cost $9.99, and is set for release on 16 October. The DLC will feature four new battlegrounds. [More on IGN] Get acquainted with the Support class in…

Morning News Wrap (8 Feb 2013)

Wow.  Made it.  Friday.  We’ll stop reminding you of what day it is now.  Enjoy your Friday morning news… The latest insider report doing the rounds regarding the next-Xbox comes via The Verge.  According to this source, the console will carry a big focus on “greatly improved” speech recognition.  The (let’s call it) Xbox 720 will support wake on voice, natural language controls, and speech-to-text.…

No ‘Zombies Mode’ for Black Ops Declassified to Prioritize Multiplayer

If you were hoping the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified for the Vita would contain the fan-favourite ‘Zombies mode’, you might be a bit disappointed. Activision rep Dan Amrich has confirmed to CVGin a statement that the Zombies’ omission was for a “decent reason,” which he says was to prioritize the multiplayer aspect. “That makes sense to me,”…

Ster-Kinekor CEO “Thinks” Vita Could See Price Drop in April 2013 | rAge 2012

Sony Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida told Eurogamer in a recent interview that Sony engineers are currently working on methods to reduce the cost of manufacturing the Playstation Vita, to make a price cut possible. He did however say that he price cut would not come into effect this year still. Mario Dos Santos CEO at Ster-Kinekor, who represents the…

Playstation Vita Wins Prestigious Red Dot Award for Innovative Product Design

The Playstation Vita has received the prestigious ‘Red Dot Award’ for “Innovative Product Design” from Germany’s Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen. The design competition from Germany reaches more advocates of good design than any other design competition, and this year saw 4,500 entries from over 58 countries and regions. The entries were judged by an independent jury of 30 international experts and Sony took the Red…