Vita

The Vita has been hacked with a very simple exploit

The Vita has now been around for five years and though Sony has kept a lid on most hacks since then, to avoid their system from being hacked by uploading firmware patches, there is now a new exploit that’s so easy that any child could hack into the system. Now, before we go ahead with this we should make it clear that we don’t recommend that you do this as it could damage your Vita, so...

PlayStation Plus for August 2016 includes Rebel Galaxy, Yakuza 5 & Patapon 3

Sony have announced what the August 2016 PlayStation Plus titles will be. Subscribers will have access to the following: Tricky Towers (PS4) Defy gravity and put your building skills to the test as you battle it out against other wizards to build a tower that is taller, stronger and better than theirs! Stack wisely, interlock your blocks and plan your structure to let your tower stand tall. Use yo...

Square Enix’s ‘I am Setsuna’ confirmed for a western release

Last year Square Enix stated at E3 that there will be a new development company known as Tokyo RPG Factory who will focus strictly on JRPG’s. Their first project which was called Project Setsuna has now been revealed as I am Setsuna and will be coming to western shores. I am Setsuna was released last month on the 18th of February in Japan and is slated for a Q2 2016 release in Europe and North Ame...

Sony’s throwing a ‘Launch Party’ for six upcoming games

It’s always good to see indie titles receiving some love. Over the next two months Sony will release six indie titles fueled by their new “Launch Party 2016” campaign. A ten percent discount will be given to those that pre-order the promoted games. Here is a list of the promoted titles and the corresponding launch dates. 3/15/2016 – Salt and Sanctuary 3/22/2016 – Day of the Tenta...

A lack of pre-orders sees a game being delayed on Vita

You might not be aware of a little title that’s in development for the PlayStation Vita, named Uppers. It was set to release on 21 April and now it’s suddenly received the ‘TBA’ release date. So why is this the case? Well, according to the game director, Kenichiro Takaki, it’s been delayed due to a lack of pre-orders. This was his exact words for delaying the game: [q...

Games of 2016 – Multi-Platform (Part One)

So far this week we have had a look at the respective gaming releases on the Xbox One, Nintendo’s consoles and Sony’s consoles. I think it’s fair to say that there are a LOT of games coming out this year which is well worth our attention. In recent years, the third party multiplatform offering has been more impressive than ever and 2016 is going to be no different. Below are the ...

Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir HD Remake heading to you in 2016

In 2008 Square Enix released an action RPG game in Europe known as Odin Sphere for the Playstation 2. The game has an interesting concept to it, where you play as five different heroes with each their own story and yet at the very same time their stories are intertwined. The game is set out as a series of books read out to the player whereby each book is a chapter in the game, for each of the five...

Video: Vitamin Z – Launch Trailer

Namazu Studios have released the official launch trailer for their new title, Vitamin Z. Vitamin Z is a free to play offering which allows players to blow up zombie fruits and veggies in order to earn “Z” which is used to upgrade gear and delve into the games besieged lab. The game is set to have fully integrated leaderboard support for those with a more competitive streak. Vitamin Z l...

Sony drops near, youtube and map support for Vita

The Vita has not been selling all that well, we all know that, and now Sony plans to remove some of the features from the Vita. In this case it will be the maps as well as the ‘near’ service that will come to an end. The YouTube app will also disappear from PSN Store, though you’ll still have access to it via your browser, and limited functionality. The YouTube App will work, sho...

Now is the time to buy a Nintendo 3DS or PlayStation Vita

Let’s be honest about our current status in South Africa – things just aren’t looking on the bright side. Eskom have confirmed that 2015 is not looking any better. In fact, you’ll be more in the dark than you’ve ever been before and that means that it will affect your PC and console gaming quite a bit. There is a silver lining to this all – handheld gaming. Yes,...

Tetris Ultimate Release Date Revealed

Ubisoft have confirmed that Tetris Ultimate, will be released on the Nintendo 3DS on November 11, 2014. Tetris Ultimate will be available digitally through the Nintendo eShop on the 11th and in awhile the retail version will be available in stores on November 14th. Tetris Ultimate has the following game modes available: Marathon – Complete level 15 and rack up as many points as you can. Endless – ...

A watered-down Sackboy is coming to the Vita and mobile phones

When you think ‘Sackboy’ your mind thinks ‘Amazing multiplayer platforming made up of  imaginative custom-made levels’. Little Big Planet 3 will launch on the PS4 and PS3 later this year, and that will be exactly what we get. However, the Vita will get a typical mobile experience whereby the game will be made up of swiping and tapping the touch screen, which will play simil...

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