Tag: Sony Vita

Gaming News Wrap [13 May 2013]

Good morning gamers.  This past weekend was jam packed with gaming activity in South Africa, but Cape Town was especially active with 2upGamers and the MSSA Cape Town Black Ops 2 Regional on Xbox 360.  Our congratulations to Team XtaZ who won the tournament and will be awarded City of Cape Town colours.  More on both in other articles… first the…

Morning News Wrap (13 Mar 2013)

South Africa wakes up to some of the most thrilling console gaming news in some time.  If you haven’t a clue what we’re talking about, then get out from under your rock.  South Africa will have a team at the Call of Duty Championship, and there’s also a Gears of War Judgment LAN happening on 21 March… yes, the day…

Morning News Wrap (13 Feb 2013)

Morning.  It’s been a while hasn’t it?  24 hours to be exact since we force fed you tiny bits of gaming news and watched you be the envy of your friends.  Let’s do it again shall we? Microsoft has opened a new LA-based studio called Xbox Entertainment Studios, which is headed by Nancy Tellem, president of entertainment and digital media at…

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.…

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…

Wipeout, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom, Motorstorm and More Confirmed Titles to Cross Platform on Vita and PS3

Sony has confirmed MotorStorm RC, Hustle Kings, Top Darts, WipEout HD and HD Fury DLC for WipEout 2048 and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 DLC will all be on offer at the PlayStation Store for PAL territories. These titles will will be playable on both PlayStation 3 and PlayStationVita for one price. If you already own any of these titles on…