Posts Tagged Vita

Vita Firmware 1.80 will be available on August 28th

The latest Vita firmware is on its way for an August 28th release, and is bringing with it a lot more then expected. The most surprising is the ability to use the Vita and it’s touch screen with your PS3 titles. The full list is below.

Cross Controller

The new Cross-Controller feature will allow you to use PS Vita as a controller to play compatible games on PS3, such as LittleBigPlanet 2. This feature lets you take advantage of PS Vita’s rich features including the touch screen, rear touch pad, six-axis motion sensing system, and cameras.

To access the cross controller feature you need to launch the Remote Play application and then click on the Cross-Controller icon.

Controls

As many of you have requested, you will now have the option to control the home screen and some features of applications such as Videos and Music with the buttons on the PS Vita system.
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E3 2012: Sony Conference May Have Skipped the Vita But E3 Didn’t

Sony’s conference left a lot to be desired in the way of the Vita at E3. With only a couple of announcements, it left us Vita owners and future owners feeling a little empty inside. Well fear not friends. Showcased on the E3 floor and announced by many other publishers, several Vita games have been shown off and I will give you the run down right here and now.

Before listing the games, revealed also at E3 were a few Apps for the Vita.

Crackle
Hulu Plus
Wake Up Club
Youtube

Above and beyond the apps and games shown, PSOne games have been confirmed to be added this summer!

Be warned, this is a long list after the jump of all the Vita games on display, announced or playable at E3.

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Skype Releases Today On Playstation Vita

Today Skype will launch on the Playstation Vita. It will utilize both the forward and rear facing cameras as well as allow Skype calls mid game! You can run Skype in the background and it will keep you logged in the entire time which is something that Microsoft based smart phones won’t even do. Be sure to download the app tonight and Skype away!

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New Vita Action Game – Soul Sacrifice (Update)

Playstation Vita’s next big game has been leaked by Sinobi’s Twitter (Who leaks a lot of Famitsu info early). Soul Sacrifice will be officially announced on May 10th.

The key themes to the game are “A story about magicians”, ” The concept of evolved co-op battles” and “high spec grahics for creating a realistic fanstasy world”.

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