portable gaming

Sony, FTC settle issue on PS Vita ads; refunds coming

Sony, FTC settle issue on PS Vita ads; refunds coming

Sony is no stranger to over-the-top advertising. their recent ad had to be yanked for being a bit to risqué, and those PlayStation 9 commercials ahead of the PS2 launch were pretty impressive. When Sony released their PS Vita, a lot was promised, including the ability to play console games on the go. Today, the Federal Trade Commission and Sony have settled a claim that those ads were misleading, if not downright false. PS Vita consumers are also due a refund for the snafu.

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This is the iOS game you should be playing

This is the iOS game you should be playing

You’ve got a lot of options when it comes to iOS gaming. If you’re one that prefers iPad gaming, we’ve got a game you should try out (if you’re not already playing it). Great for kids, fun for adults, and one that will make you miss the good old-fashioned side-scroller, Pixel Press Floors is one of the best games we’re playing for iOS right now.

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PS Vita 2000 revealed, thinner, lighter, more colorful

PS Vita 2000 revealed, thinner, lighter, more colorful

The giants of handheld gaming have been hitting quite a market problem brought about by the popularity of smartphones and tablets, leading them to gimmicks like price cuts and refreshed versions of old handheld lines. Today, Sony is taking such a path, announcing the Playstation Vita PCH-2000 which is an incremental upgrade to the original PS Vita, though it remains to be seen if it will be enough to help revive interest in the product line.

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OUYA hits 10,000 developers worldwide

OUYA hits 10,000 developers worldwide

OUYA announced today that they have reached the 10,000-developer mark with their portable Android-powered gaming console. The console made its public debut at the Games Developer Conference last month, where it also began shipping to Kickstarter backers. During that time, OUYA had around 8,000 developers signed on.

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GameStick shipments delayed until the end of June

GameStick shipments delayed until the end of June

PlayJam has announced that GameStick shipments will be facing a delay and that customers can expect the device to ship to them by the end of June. The main reason for the delay is due to the huge demand for the device. PlayJam only planned for the demand to be around 1,000 units, however they were extremely surprised when orders began reaching the tens of thousands of units.

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