Tag: PSVita

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.…

Sony Admit Difficulties Getting Third-Party Devs Creating for PS Vita

Sony Computer Entertianment Worldwide Studio president, Shuhei Yoshida has admitted that Sony are having difficulties recruiting third-party developers to create games for PlayStation Vita. Speaking to The Official Playstation Magazine [as sited by TheSilentChief] Yoshida admitted: “We’re having a more difficult time than we had anticipated in terms of getting support from third-party publishers, but that’s our job, “We will continue…

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…

GIBiz: “While the Industry Loves the Vita, Consumers Simply Don’t Seem to Care About it”

This has to be one of the more punchy sentences I have read today. GamesIndustryBiz’s Rob Fahey wrote an opinion piece revolving around the omitance by Sony of declaring the Playstation Vita’s sales performance, or lack there of. Sony recently declared the company’s final results for fiscal 2011/12, disclosing losses across the board with the Consumer Products and Services Division. Among the…