Category: PlayStation Vita

Coffee Talk #600: September Tech Awesomeness

Posted on September 13th, by raymond padilla in Coffee Talk, iPhone, Mobile Tech, PlayStation Vita, Videogames. 2 comments
September was an awesome month for tech enthusiasts. Major consumer electronics companies unveiled major devices in mobile tech, entertainment tech, and videogames. These product announcements, along with the upcoming releases of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, have Q4 2013 looking awesome (and expensive) for tech nerds. Here's a summary of some of the big tech announcements. After you check 'em out, I'd love to hear your thoughts about these products, as well as any recently announced tech gear I didn't mention...continued

PSN Summer Blast Sale Starts Tomorrow

Posted on July 1st, by raymond padilla in PlayStation Vita, PS3, PSA, Videogames. 1 Comment

PlayStation Network’s Summer Blast Sale starts tomorrow and there are some great discounts to be had — especially if you’re a PlayStation Plus member. Check out the list below and leave a comment on the games and movies you’re thinking about picking up.

July 2nd – 9th
Call Of Duty Black Ops II (PS3) – Regular Price: $59.99 Sale Price: $41.99 PlayStation Plus Price: $37.79
The Amazing Spider-Man (PS3) – Regular Price: $49.99 Sale Price: $29.99 PlayStation Plus Price: $20.99
Batman Arkham Asylum (PS3) – Regular Price: $19.99 Sale Price: … continued

This Week’s Videogame Releases

Posted on June 24th, by raymond padilla in Game Releases, PlayStation Vita, PS3, Videogames, Xbox 360. No Comments

Marvel’s merc with a mouth — the glorious Deadpool — leads the week in a game called…uh, Deadpool. As a huge mark for the character, I’m super looking forward to this one. Fans of beautiful, sword-slashing games will definitely want to pick up Muramasa Rebirth, an enhanced version of Muramasa: The Demon Blade. If you have the urge to get your motor runnin’ and long to get out on the highway then you should check out Ride to Hell Retribution.

Hopefully, some of you have the … continued

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Trailer

Posted on March 25th, by raymond padilla in PlayStation Vita, PS3, Videogames. 5 comments

Square Enix has released the trailer for Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster. Both games will be available in a single-disc set for PlayStation 3 and available individually for PlayStation Vita. The release date is a vague “in 2013.”

I’m completely psyched for an updated version of Final Fantasy X. The game worked for me on so many levels. I loved the sphere grid system, the music was outstanding, and unlike most of my gamer friends, I found Yuna to be completely adorable. (I have a thing for women … continued

PSN Gamers’ Choice 2013 Sale

Posted on February 27th, by raymond padilla in PlayStation Vita, PS3, PSA, PSP, Videogames. 2 comments

Sony Computer Entertainment America is holding a sale for the winners of the 2013 PlayStation Network Gamers’ Choice Awards. There are some fantastic games available at great prices, especially if you’re a PlayStation Plus member. Here’s a sampling of what can be nabbed by you bargain hunters out there.

  • Journey: Sale Price $10.49, PS+ Price $7.34
  • The Walking Dead Season Pass: Sale Price$13.99, PS+ Price $9.79
  • Assassin’s Creed III: Sale Price $49.99, PS+ Price $34.99
  • Gravity Rush: Sale Price $24.99, PS+ Price Free

Hit the source … continued

This Week’s Videogame Releases

Posted on February 4th, by raymond padilla in Game Releases, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, PS3, Videogames, Xbox 360. No Comments

There are a bunch of videogame goodies available for your consumption this week. Sly Cooper makes his long-awaited return in Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time. As a mark for the series and the character, I’m really looking forward to that one. Dead Space 3 has some fans excited, though others are concerned about the latest installment being more about action than survival-horror. 3DS fans looking for a good RPG should be pleased as punch with Fire Emblem Awakening. Last, but not least, is a game that’s perfect for … continued

NPD Group’s Top 10 Games of 2012

Posted on January 14th, by raymond padilla in Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, PS3, Videogames, Wii U, Xbox 360. 3 comments

After 12 months of heated battle, the results are in! Here are the 10 best-selling videogames according to the NPD Group. This list counts for console games sold at retail in the United States.

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  2. Madden NFL 13
  3. Halo 4
  4. Assassin’s Creed III
  5. Just Dance 4
  6. NBA 2K13
  7. Borderlands 2
  8. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
  9. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
  10. FIFA Soccer 13

There are several fascinating takeaways here. First, it’s awfully impressive that there are two Call of Duty games on … continued

Today’s Poll: Predict the 2013 Console Business

Posted on January 3rd, by raymond padilla in Console Wars, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, PS3, Wii U, Xbox 360. 5 comments

2012 was a rough year for the console gaming business. A lot of people believe that mobile devices and the vast improvement in the quality of mobile games are the key reasons for the decline in console game sales. Others believe that the current generation is simply long in the tooth and new hardware is needed to kickstart the console business. Some believe that the three major console companies haven’t done enough with digital distribution and relying on the boxed-disc model has hurt sales. Whatever the reason, sales figures are … continued

This Week’s Videogame Releases

Posted on November 18th, by raymond padilla in Game Releases, PlayStation Vita, PS3, Videogames, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360. 3 comments

Any of you buy a Wii U? What games are you picking up for your new console? In addition to Nintendo’s major release, there are several games set to entertain you over Thanksgiving weekend. PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale is a super-fun brawler that brings numerous iconic videogame characters together. Agent 47 makes his return in Hitman: Absolution. Fans of cartoon adventures will want to check out Rise of the Guardians, while those with a predilection for military games will want to check out History Legends of War: continued

This Week’s Videogame Releases

Posted on October 30th, by raymond padilla in Game Releases, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, PS3, Videogames, Wii, Xbox 360. 2 comments

It’s an absolutely loaded week for game releases, with heavy hitters like WWE 13 and Assassin’s Creed III hitting store shelves. The latter is accompanied by Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation, which serves as a companion quest for the PlayStation Vita. But wait, there’s more! Need For Speed: Most Wanted might have a recycled name, but it (allegedly) brings all-new racing-action to the table. Ragnarok Odyssey brings the world of the hugely popular Ragnarok Online to the Vita. A group of Konami classics gets the compilation treatment in Zone of continued