Handheld AAA Excellence
©2012 Nicholas Laborde
Take for example the Nintendo 3DS. Few big, recognizable names – and at that, of first party nature – were at the system’s launch, which undoubtedly led to the initial losses and swift price cut.
Golden Abyss embodies much of the AAA excellence we expect from the Uncharted franchise, but in handheld form.
Ultimate Capcom’s Super Extended Turbo Games Showcase
Capcom-iganza of gaming!
©2012 Arthur Kotsopoulos
Capcom have once again raided the Oxford Arts Factory, decking it out for their showcase of upcoming titles.
From Asura’s Wrath all the way to Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 on the PlayStation Vita, there were enough games to tickle everyone’s fancy and I was lucky enough to check these games out and report back to you with my thoughts on most of the titles. Read the rest of this entry
Should Sony Be Worried About Handheld Market?
Does 3DS trouble point to trouble for PS Vita?
©2011 David Hilton
With all this talk over the details of Nintendo‘s financial concerns and dramatic price drop of their new portable 3DS console, you would think Sony would be rubbing their hands with glee. Surely trouble for the 3DS means less competition for their upcoming PS Vita portable?
But what if the less than expected sales of the 3DS actually points to a larger problem that portable consoles now face more than ever? What if Nintendo and Sony actually have common foes that are stealing people away from buying their portable devices?
Should the 3DS situation actually make Sony worried for their PS Vita?
Actually, no. And here’s why.
Worldwide 3DS Price Drop Echoes PSP Go’s Failure
Those who fail to learn from the past are doomed to repeat it?
©2011 David Hilton
Nintendo is following in Sony’s wayward footsteps.
At the very least there are some compelling similarities.
The 3DS may be in trouble, the same way the PSP GO was.
6 Failings Of The Playstation Vita
It looks amazing, but all may not be so rosy
©2011 Alex Baldwin
Several months ago the companion article to this for the Nintendo 3DS raised similar queries, some of which were remedied upon release and some of which still remain.
Time to see what Sony can do with their second dip in the handheld pool, hot on the heels of the underwhelming Sony Ericsson Xperia Play phone.