News items tagged with vita

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Comic books have been a means of escapism and awe-inducing wonder for years, and their popularity has reached an all-time high thanks largely to the popular film adaptations of these iconic caped cr...

By Riley Little on 21 October 2018
Season Passes Announced for ‘Sunset Overdrive’, ‘LEGO Batman 3’

Season Passes Announced for ‘Sunset Overdrive’, ‘LEGO Batman 3’

report this ad Season Passes are certainly taking over the gaming industry, with nearly every major release announced to have its own variation. Today, new passes wer...

By Sage Hyden on 21 October 2018
5 Franchises We Want to See in LEGO Dimensions

5 Franchises We Want to See in LEGO Dimensions

report this ad When LEGO Dimensions initially leaked, gamers couldn’t have guessed just how many franchises would be appearing in the toys-to-life game. As it turns o...

By Riley Little on 21 October 2018
‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced the nominees for the 16th annual Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain (D.I.C.E.) Awards. Leading the pack this year is thatgame...

By Jeff Schille on 20 October 2018
LEGO Dimensions Allows Players to Build Vehicles 3 Different Ways

LEGO Dimensions Allows Players to Build Vehicles 3 Different Ways

The toys-to-life genre of games has become quite crowded in recent years, with the likes of Disney Infinity and Nintendo’s amiibo coming onto the scene. That doesn’t seem to have deterred Warner Bro...

By Riley Little on 20 October 2018
Axiom Verge Review

Axiom Verge Review

report this ad It didn’t take long for Axiom Verge to cement itself as one of the best retro side-scrolling shooters around, which is something considering how many t...

By Anthony Taormina on 20 October 2018
PS Plus Games for March 2015

PS Plus Games for March 2015

report this ad The end of the month is usually when Sony announces the new lineup of games coming to PlayStation Plus‘ Instant Games Collection. Every month, as sched...

By Kyree Leary on 20 October 2018
PlayStation Plus Free Games For September

PlayStation Plus Free Games For September

report this ad The month of September is a big one for gamers, as it marks the beginning of an exciting fall season, packed with numerous highly-anticipated games, in...

By Boston Blake on 20 October 2018
LEGO Marvel's Avengers Delayed to January 2016

LEGO Marvel's Avengers Delayed to January 2016

report this ad For the past several years, there has been a near-constant stream of LEGO games released by TT Games and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. With t...

By Brad Jones on 20 October 2018
LEGO: Marvel Super Heroes

LEGO: Marvel Super Heroes

report this ad At Comic-Con 2013, we had the opportunity to play the latest iteration in Traveller’s Tales‘ LEGO series, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes — a title tailor mad...

By Anthony Taormina on 20 October 2018
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

If you can’t get enough of Marvel characters in the comic books and movies alone, then a new deliverance is on the way in the form of LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, the new LEGO adventure featuring many,...

By Hannah Shaw-Williams on 19 October 2018
Madden NFL 13

Madden NFL 13

report this ad For football fans across the country there are several key events that take place over the course of a single year — the Draft, the Super Bowl, and of...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 October 2018
The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

report this ad Leading up to E3 2012, many of the big game announcements were unveiled early, from Star Wars 1313 to Gears of War: Judgment. Still, there were a few p...

By Rob Keyes on 18 October 2018
‘Madden NFL 13’ Wii U Tech & Features Are Inferior to PS3/Xbox 360 Versions

‘Madden NFL 13’ Wii U Tech & Features Are Inferior to PS3/Xbox 360 Versions

report this ad When Electronic Arts announced shortly after E3 2012 that it had unannounced Wii U titles in development, it didn’t take a team of NASA scientists to d...

By Jeff Schille on 18 October 2018
Kazunori Yamauchi Talks ‘Gran Turismo 6’ & ‘Gran Turismo’ Vita

Kazunori Yamauchi Talks ‘Gran Turismo 6’ & ‘Gran Turismo’ Vita

report this ad The Gran Turismo franchise is Gran Turismo 5. Series producer Kazunori Yamauch spoke about the franchise’s next iteration, Gran Turismo 6, at the China...

By Anthony Mole on 17 October 2018
News Wrap Up: Real Portal Cake, Minecraft Karts & Swords, BioShock Science & More!

News Wrap Up: Real Portal Cake, Minecraft Karts & Swords, BioShock Science & More!

It’s time to play catch-up on a few key games that are releasing later this year and share some fun newsbits for some of our recent favorites. Let’s take look a real-life Minecraft sword Portal cake...

By Rob Keyes on 16 October 2018
E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

[Update: The Game Rant Best of E3 2011 Award Winners have been announced!] Leading up to E3, the Game Rant team put together a pair of lists of our most anticipated confirmed games E3 2011 and our...

By Rob Keyes on 14 October 2018
Sony Reveals the Top 10 Most Platinum’d Games

Sony Reveals the Top 10 Most Platinum’d Games

Oh, the elusive Platinum trophy, how you taunt gamers. Once a player unlocks every trophy in a particular PS3/Vita game, they will be awarded with this shiny trinket. But which titles have been “pl...

By Anthony Mole on 11 October 2018
PlayStation Plus Free Games for December 2016 Revealed

PlayStation Plus Free Games for December 2016 Revealed

report this adTactical stealth game Invisible, Inc. and fantasy action RPG Stores: The Path of Destinies headline the group of free PlayStation Plus titles for Decembe...

By Weston Albert on 11 October 2018
Marvel vs. Capcom 4 Character Wishlist

Marvel vs. Capcom 4 Character Wishlist

Capcom is well-known for adding onto their already-released games. The number of re-releases of Street Fighter II is the stuff of gaming legend, especially now in th...

By C.J. Smillie on 06 October 2018
PlayStation Vita North American Launch Games and Accessories

PlayStation Vita North American Launch Games and Accessories

Less than one week after the PlayStation Vita debuted in Japan, Sony has detailed the system’s lineup up of launch day and launch window games and accessories. It’s...

By Jeff Schille on 06 October 2018
‘Street Fighter 4’ Producer Talks Future of Fighting Games

‘Street Fighter 4’ Producer Talks Future of Fighting Games

report this ad Fighting games. One of the safest havens where beefs between individuals can be squashed in a relatively safe venue. One of the big cheeses of the figh...

By Trung Bui on 06 October 2018
10 Great Disney Infinity Figures That Will Never Exist

10 Great Disney Infinity Figures That Will Never Exist

With news breaking that Disney Infinity will be no more, we take a look at the ten greatest possible...

By Riley Little on 29 September 2018
Grim Fandango Remastered

Grim Fandango Remastered

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That old saying has been put to different uses in modern gaming – embraced by those churning out formulaic hits, while being ignored...

By Andrew Dyce on 29 September 2018
Volume

Volume

Mike Bithell, the creator of 2010 puzzle platformer and indie darling Thomas Was Alone, is making a grand return this year with Volume, a stealth game inspired by the tales of Robin Hood. The game s...

By Hannah Shaw-Williams on 27 September 2018
Hohokum

Hohokum

The PLAY 2014 event on PlayStation Network is winding down, and as the dust settles on this year’s...

By Aaron Leach on 27 September 2018
Free PS Plus Games May 2015

Free PS Plus Games May 2015

The month of May will bring with it a lot of exciting things. The release of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is high on gamers’ lists of new releases and Destiny’s House of Wolves DLC is sure to garner a t...

By Anthony Taormina on 27 September 2018
Sony Has No Plans To Make Another Handheld

Sony Has No Plans To Make Another Handheld

There was little doubt that the writing has been on the wall for the PlayStation Vita for quite some time. Outmatched by its competitors and forced to try and thrive o...

By Christopher Schummer on 27 September 2018
Shovel Knight Guide: Unlock Kratos Battle

Shovel Knight Guide: Unlock Kratos Battle

Shovel Knight won gamers over last summer with its 2D side-scrolling action and nostalgic charm with a very successful launch on 3D...

By Denny Connolly on 26 August 2018
Shovel Knight on PC Adds Battletoads

Shovel Knight on PC Adds Battletoads

Yacht Club Games continues to support the smash hit platformer Shovel Knight with expansions and free content updates. The PC version...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 August 2018
News Wrap Up: Mobile Dragon Age & Star Wars, Yogventures, Oculus Rift Games & More!

News Wrap Up: Mobile Dragon Age & Star Wars, Yogventures, Oculus Rift Games & More!

It’s been another major week in video games with Germany’s Gamescom event being host to the most announcements, unveilings and news...

By Rob Keyes on 25 August 2018
The February Game Guide

The February Game Guide

So, maybe January wasn’t as high profile of a month as last year. That’s fine. February will more than make up for it. With the PlayStation Vita launching later in the month, as well as many anticip...

By Anthony Mole on 07 August 2018
PS Plus Coming to Vita Nov 19th; Includes ‘Uncharted: Golden Abyss’

PS Plus Coming to Vita Nov 19th; Includes ‘Uncharted: Golden Abyss’

At this year’s Tokyo Game Show, Vita some time in November. And today we have a firm date for the PlayStation Plus Vita release: November 19th. More importantly than the date, though, we have confi...

By Anthony Taormina on 07 August 2018
WipEout 2048

WipEout 2048

Game Rant’s Anthony Mole reviews WipEout 2048 Accompanying the launch of the PS Vita are some of Sony’s most beloved IP’s – one of the most prominent being the WipEout franchise. The futuristic rac...

By Anthony Mole on 07 August 2018
CounterSpy

CounterSpy

One of Sony’s primary focuses for the PlayStation 4, and previously the PS3, is to continue to make PSN the go-to place for indie g...

By Aaron Leach on 23 July 2018
PlayStation Plus Shares The Love With Twelve Free Titles

PlayStation Plus Shares The Love With Twelve Free Titles

During Monday’s Sony Press Conference at E3 2012, a lot of facts and figures were thrown around: something along the lines of 80 percent of all PlayStation 3 consoles and PS Vitas are connected to th...

By William Case on 14 July 2018
PlayStation Plus Free Games for July 2018

PlayStation Plus Free Games for July 2018

2018 may be half over, but PlayStation Plus is only just getting started. Sony unveiled the next month of free games to come with the...

By Rory Young on 03 July 2018
PlayStation Could Make Another Handheld Console

PlayStation Could Make Another Handheld Console

While the PlayStation Portable was a commercial success that saw Sony make a strong entrance into the handheld gaming market, its successor, the PS Vita, failed to generate much excitement. Held ba...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 June 2018
New Secret of Mana Remake Footage

New Secret of Mana Remake Footage

Ever since it was announced that the beloved SNES classic Secret of Mana would be getting a remake, JRPG fans have been caught up in a wave of nostalgic anticipation. While there is still some time...

By Alexander Pan on 19 May 2018
Sony Discontinues Physical Vita Game Production

Sony Discontinues Physical Vita Game Production

It’s been some time since Sony’s Playstation Vita has been considered a big contender in terms of gaming platforms, though there is still a moderately-sized community of passionate Vita owners. For...

By Chris Glover on 17 May 2018
Weekly Video Game News Roundup: May 26th

Weekly Video Game News Roundup: May 26th

In this roundup, we wonder why Jenova Chen thinks games aren’t good enough for adults, do a double-take with EA’s generous proposition to indie studios, stare at some Resistance: Burning Skies sc...

By Curt Hutson on 28 April 2018
News Wrap Up: PS4 MMOs & Remote Play, Dark Souls 2 Release Date & More!

News Wrap Up: PS4 MMOs & Remote Play, Dark Souls 2 Release Date & More!

It’s time to play catch-up on a few key games that are releasing later this year and share some fun news bits for some of our recent favorites. We’re going to look at the idea of MMOs and remote...

By Rob Keyes on 10 April 2018
Weekly Video Game News Roundup: May 4th

Weekly Video Game News Roundup: May 4th

May the 4th be with you, readers! In this week’s roundup we delve into Rockstar’s cavalier attitude toward E3 and what it means for GTA V, figure out what ex-members of the BioShock team are up to...

By Curt Hutson on 28 February 2018
Sony E3 2011 Conference Preview and Confirmed Announcements

Sony E3 2011 Conference Preview and Confirmed Announcements

E3 2011 is only one week away and fans are no doubt clambering for details on what to expect from their favorite developers and console manufacturers. We’ll be bringing our readers live coverage...

By Ben Kendrick on 13 February 2018
Sony Refused to Be Part of Minecraft Cross-Play Update

Sony Refused to Be Part of Minecraft Cross-Play Update

At the Microsoft E3 2017 press conference, the company announced an upcoming Minecraft cross-platform update. The update would allow Minecraft players on Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Windows PC, VR,...

By Jasmine Henry on 28 January 2018
PlayStation Plus Free Games for December 2017 Revealed

PlayStation Plus Free Games for December 2017 Revealed

Sony has revealed its PlayStation Plus games for December 2017, which will be available on PS4, PS3, and Vita. Although one might think that, considering it is holiday time, Sony is pulling out all...

By Anthony Taormina on 04 December 2017
Lego Marvel Super Heroes (Stan Lee Trailer)

Lego Marvel Super Heroes (Stan Lee Trailer)

  Longtime fans of The Generalissimo shouldn’t have been surprised to hear back in July that Stan Lee is slated to make a cameo in the upcoming LEGO Marvel Super Heroes game. Announced in January...

By Reuben Glaser on 12 October 2017
Warner Bros. Announces ‘LEGO Marvel Super Heroes’; Releasing This Fall

Warner Bros. Announces ‘LEGO Marvel Super Heroes’; Releasing This Fall

LEGO and Traveller’s Tales have today announced the next big property they are preparing to get the video game treatment, and it just might be the most exciting one yet. While franchises like DC Comic...

By Anthony Taormina on 12 October 2017
PlayStation Vita 2 Unlikely

PlayStation Vita 2 Unlikely

The latest chapter in the sad story of the PlayStation Vita has been written by none other than PlayStation boss and Sony Corporation executive vice president Andrew House. During an interview at T...

By Cody Gravelle on 02 October 2017
Kratos in 'Shovel Knight'

Kratos in 'Shovel Knight'

For players who easily succumb to nostalgia, Shovel Knight was the best game of 2014. As a love letter to the long-lost days of 8-bit gaming, Yacht Club Games’ masterpiece revived the exacting pl...

By Christopher Gates on 29 September 2017
Secret of Mana Remake Does Not Have Online Co-Op

Secret of Mana Remake Does Not Have Online Co-Op

The Secret of Mana remake in development at Square Enix is reigniting the nostalgia in many SNES-era gamers. And one of the most exciting aspects of Secret of Mana is its take on cooperative multip...

By Rory Young on 27 September 2017
Danganronpa V3 Release Date for PS4, Vita Revealed

Danganronpa V3 Release Date for PS4, Vita Revealed

Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony is launching September 26 for the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita, says NIS America as part of the publisher/localizer’s annual press event. NIS America, consumma...

By Rory Young on 19 February 2017
PlayStation Now Service Ending for PS3 and Vita

PlayStation Now Service Ending for PS3 and Vita

Sony announces the discontinuation of PlayStation Now on PS3, Vita, and Bravia TV models, citing an increased focus on the PS4 and PC versions of the streaming service. Sony has decided to...

By Anthony Taormina on 16 February 2017
Free PlayStation Plus Games for January 2017 Revealed

Free PlayStation Plus Games for January 2017 Revealed

Sony is kicking off PlayStation Plus in 2017 the same way it was kicked off in 2016 – with a Double Fine adventure game! Day of the Tentacle headlines in January. The end of 2016 has nearly...

By Rory Young on 22 December 2016
World of Final Fantasy Demo Coming Next Week

World of Final Fantasy Demo Coming Next Week

Square Enix reveals the opening cinematic for the chibi-inspired World of Final Fantasy and announces that a free demo of the game will be available October 17. Final Fantasy XV and its Nov...

By Jason Gallagher on 14 October 2016
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is Delayed

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is Delayed

In a new development update video for Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, project leader Koji Igarashi announces that the game will be delayed until the first half of 2018. Following the dep...

By Alexander Pan on 10 September 2016
Free PlayStation Plus Games for August 2016

Free PlayStation Plus Games for August 2016

July is coming to an end and Sony’s ready to unveil the line-up of free games arriving with August’s round of PlayStation Plus titles, including Yakuza 5. We’ve arrived at another PlayStation Plus...

By Rory Young on 27 July 2016
Mighty No. 9 Credits are Over Four Hours Long

Mighty No. 9 Credits are Over Four Hours Long

Players who have completed Mighty No. 9 are claiming that the credits are over four hours long — which means that they’re actually a little longer than the game itself. After several years of anticip...

By Brad Jones on 24 June 2016
Watch Sony's E3 2016 Conference in Theaters Across US

Watch Sony's E3 2016 Conference in Theaters Across US

Sony announces plans to once again offer screenings of its live E3 press conference, a show of strength that has fans excited about what could be on display. The Electronic Entertainment Expo has alw...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 May 2016
Response To The New Mighty No. 9 Trailer Is Not Great

Response To The New Mighty No. 9 Trailer Is Not Great

The newest Mighty No. 9 trailer is getting pummeled by negative responses due to its hokey marketing combined with the latent frustrations of those who are still bitter about the game’s numerous dela...

By Curt Hutson on 28 May 2016
Severed Review

Severed Review

Drinkbox Studios’ Severed is a touch-based, action RPG with an interesting premise, incredible visuals, and fun gameplay that simply overstays its welcome a little. Developer Drinkbox Studios managed...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 April 2016
New Attack on Titan Game Looks Pretty Good

New Attack on Titan Game Looks Pretty Good

The new Attack on Titan game by Omega Studios is shaping up nicely, with wide open worlds, missions straight from the anime, and hundreds of titans to kill. For those who don’t know, Attack on Titan...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 01 March 2016
Free PlayStation Plus Games for March 2016

Free PlayStation Plus Games for March 2016

It’s the first month of PlayStation Plus without any cross-platform titles in a long time, as titles including Broforce, and Galak-Z become free to subscribers. Wave goodbye to February. March is alm...

By Rory Young on 25 February 2016
Opinion: The Video Game Review Scale Has Problems

Opinion: The Video Game Review Scale Has Problems

One editor talks about the current scale in which video games are rated, and how many reviewers opt to limit scores based on the norms of the industry. Let me preface this entire piece with the fact...

By Riley Little on 20 February 2016
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Officially Announced

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Officially Announced

Warner Bros. announces the development of LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, featuring Rey, Finn, Kylo Ren, BB-8, Poe, Han Solo, Chewbacca, and more. The news was leaked earlier this morning, but War...

By Rory Young on 03 February 2016
Black Ops 3 and Destiny Top PS4 Downloads in 2015

Black Ops 3 and Destiny Top PS4 Downloads in 2015

PlayStation reveals the most downloaded games and add-ons through the PlayStation Store, with Black Ops 3 and Destiny topping those categories on PlayStation 4. Instead of posting the usual top month...

By Weston Albert on 19 January 2016
Video Game Protagonists Need to Stop Cheating Death

Video Game Protagonists Need to Stop Cheating Death

Naughty Dog made headlines recently for hinting at the possible demise of Uncharted hero Nathan Drake, leading one writer to ponder why more developers don’t kill off their protagonists. Letting go o...

By Cody Gravelle on 13 January 2016
Weekly Video Game Round-Up: April 27

Weekly Video Game Round-Up: April 27

In this week’s Video Game Round-Up, we discuss the new ‘LEGO Dimensions’ game pricing, a rumored new PlayStation Vita, and the new trailer for ‘King’s Quest’.

By Boston Blake on 20 October 2015
LEGO Marvel's Avengers

LEGO Marvel's Avengers

E3 2015 is less than a week away, with gamers primed in anticipation of all the big announcements, trailers, and surprises this time of year inevitably holds. As is typical, however, major news has...

By David Wharton on 13 June 2015
LEGO Batman 3 Adds Batman '66

LEGO Batman 3 Adds Batman '66

Plop! Klunk! Adam West joins the ‘LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham’ cast as the voice of Batman ’66, one of the unlockable characters in the forthcoming game.

By Anthony Taormina on 21 October 2014
January 2015 PS Plus & Games With Gold Freebies

January 2015 PS Plus & Games With Gold Freebies

With 2015 beginning a new year for video gamers, both Sony and Microsoft shed light on the titles that will be leading their online loyalty services, PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live, in January.

By Ryan Blanchard on 20 October 2014
Batman: Arkham Origins

Batman: Arkham Origins

A couple of months ago, Warner Bros. Interactive announced that we would be getting a new addition to the Batman video game franchise before the end of the year, and more recently rumors began sprea...

By Hannah Shaw-Williams on 22 June 2013
Weekly Video Game News Roundup: April 1st

Weekly Video Game News Roundup: April 1st

In this week’s roundup, we talk about the new Capcom retail store and their many sculptures, some upcoming free-to-play games, Reme...

By Curt Hutson on 16 March 2012
‘Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3’ Opening Cinematic

‘Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3’ Opening Cinematic

Regardless of what genre a video game falls under, most titles have some sort of opening cinematic sequence to detail and tease what happens in the game and to introduce the story/charact...

By C.J. Smillie on 20 December 2011
PlayStation’s ‘Vita Social Clubs’ Pamper Gamers

PlayStation’s ‘Vita Social Clubs’ Pamper Gamers

Sony might be onto something with their current stint of customer service. While conventions give ample opportunities to demo new games and hardware, it’s tailored more for press rather tha...

By Curt Hutson on 20 December 2011
When Is It Time to Throw Away Old Games?

When Is It Time to Throw Away Old Games?

When is it time to throw away your old consoles and games and embrace the digital age? After a few decades of gaming, everyone eventually runs out of shelf space. My fiancée and I moved in together l...

By Denny Connolly on 01 January 1970
The Digital Age Ruined Christmas

The Digital Age Ruined Christmas

While the evolution of the video game industry has made most things more convenient rather than less, one writer has an issue with digital content during the holiday season. The digital age in video...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 January 1970
Rumor Patrol: Sony Wants to Trademark 'Let's Play'

Rumor Patrol: Sony Wants to Trademark 'Let's Play'

In a controversial move, Sony Computer Entertainment America (allegedly) files to trademark ‘Let’s Play’, the popular term used for gameplay videos featuring narration. Once upon a time, traditional...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 January 1970