Category Archives: Sony

First Look Review: Persona 5 (PS4 Version)

…LOL. Took 3 years but like only a handful of other games, the wait was worth it: Two years after the game’s release in Japan it was FINALLY released in North America this past Tuesday. P5 was easily the most … Continue reading

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Sony Unveils PS4 Pro and PS4 Slim; both consoles to be released within 60 days from each other

  Like the tagline Gamespot included, the announcement should surprise no one. Sony announced the PS4 Slim will become the new standard moving forward. By that I mean presumably for the rest of the PS4’s lifespan. Here’s a picture of … Continue reading

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Sony confirms there will NOT be a successor to the PS Vita

Gamspot broke the news yesterday: There will not be a handheld after the Vita. The main reasons cited are “the console market’s too unhealthy right now and the mobile market is too big”. Let’s be honest, more and more companies … Continue reading

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Friendly Reminder: There is no “Console War”

There hasn’t been one since the N64/PS1/Dreamcast days and that’s pushing it. No one did it like Nintendo and Sega did during the early 1990s with the NES, SNES and the Genesis. Both companies were pretty overt about how much … Continue reading

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My 2014 3DS and Vita Games of the Year

…Right. I figure I get this out of the way now before I get too busy later this month. Unlike last year, I wanted to give the honor to a game that wasn’t ported from an older system or a … Continue reading

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And thus, my Video Game Shopping for 2014 is done

…Oh, the money I will be saving this holiday season. Can’t believe it took me 20 years to achieve this goal: Buy all the games I know I want for a console and be satisfied. I have done it and … Continue reading

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After 14 years, Gamestop will no longer do PSP-related Trade-Ins

When I was picking up the Assassin’s Creed Ezio Trilogy s few days ago, I saw this sign on the PSP Rack: It was a good run. While on the one hand yes, the PSP was probably the most hacked … Continue reading

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The Playstation Vita: What Went Wrong?

  It’s official: The Vita is a failed console. As much as I hate to say it, it’s the truth. And it’s Sony’s fault. Even worse: They don’t care. Once again, it’s the consumer/supporter who gets thrown under the bus … Continue reading

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Sony: Vita’s focus will be on Indie Games and Remote Play with the PS4

That is the case if this article on Gamespot is to be believed. The internet trolls’ usual reactions of course being either “So glad I didn’t buy a Vita!” or “One more reason to buy a 3DS!” This shouldn’t be … Continue reading

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Now’s a good time to take the Vita seriously if you haven’t yet

With the recent releases of Final Fantasy X/X2 HD, Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Complete Edition and Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars, the Vita’s worth being looked into as a viable system for those who’ve been on the … Continue reading

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