There’s something so unbelievably cringe-worthy about watching something new and shiny like the PS Vita smashing into cold, hard tarmac; even dropping things onto carpet makes my heart skip a beat. Yet there’s also something strangely hypnotic about watching over £200 of hardware bounce away in slow-mo.
Today’s top offer isn’t a piece of white-hot, state-of-the-art technology but it’s guaranteed to turn heads just as much as the new iPad or one of those portable 3D TVs on wheels that you can attach to your waist and watch as you walk.
Sony’s most powerful and tricked-out attempt at the handheld gaming market launches on the mean streets of the UK today, but will the PS Vita be a success or have smartphones killed off what’s left of the portable gaming market?
Come with us as we attempt to lure you to the wrong side of the tracks, tempting you with an exhilarating life of crime, vice and wanton destruction. But you won’t have the cops knocking on your door and you can have a cup of tea with it.
Right, it’s Valentine’s Day, and if you’re sitting and staring at this, chances are that you’re all alone in this world. If you weren’t, you’d be in the midst of a romantic walk, or in some mutual daisy hair-threading.
You’ve read the review, you’re eagerly awaiting the 22nd of February release, and now you’re trying to plan you game purchases. I have good news for you, PS Vita games, at least those you download, aren’t going to cost the Earth.
The PSP never exploded. The Nintendo 3DS is a letdown. Now it's 2012, and Sony has the chance for a clean start that'll put console-caliber games in your bag. It does — but does a pocketable console really make sense anymore?
Fancy taking your hardcore yet portable gaming on the road? Vodafone’s offering an exclusive PAYG 3G version of Sony’s latest pocket gaming machine for £279. Top up £5 and you’ll even get Wipeout 2048 for free.