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Sony Playstation Vita
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Sony Playstation Vita

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Overall 8
8.0

Sony PlayStation Vita (Wi-Fi)

PC Magazine
22 June 2012
  • Conclusion: The Sony PlayStation Vita is one of the best handheld game systems to date, even if almost everything it tries to do outside of gaming falls short.
  • Pros: Powerful graphics. Beautiful screen. Dual analog sticks.
  • Cons: Short battery life, and battery isn't removable. Proprietary memory card. Clunky media manager.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony PlayStation Vita Review

Examiner
4 May 2012
  • Excerpt: I am always excited when I get a chance to relive my childhood with handheld gaming . Of course every little kid has played a very simplistic type of handheld game like racing cars or shooting basketballs. To see how far we have come from that is astonishing.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 6
6.0
Performance 7
7.0

Sony PlayStation Vita (3G/Wi-Fi) Review

BigPictureBigSound
18 April 2012
  • Conclusion: With nimble operation and an attractive, graphics-driven interface, the versatile PS Vita pulls together the high-quality gaming, movies, music and more that we should expect from a modern multimedia device.
  • Pros: Big, beautiful OLED screen, Lots to play, lots to watch, lots to do, A new generation of interactivity and interoperability
  • Cons: 3G buy-in and usage adds cost, as does highly touted cross-platform play, Backward compatibility quite buggy so far, No Flash support, where have we heard that before...?
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Overall 9
8.5

Sony PlayStation Vita Review

Digitaltrends
3 April 2012
  • Excerpt: If there were really any question before this, let’s go ahead and settle it right now: The PlayStation Vita is a much better piece of hardware than the Nintendo 3DS . That doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll enjoy it more, but in terms of hardware specs, there is really no comparison.
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Overall 9
8.7

Hardware Review - 'PS Vita'

WorthPlaying
26 February 2012
  • Summary: PS Vita incorporates a 5-inch multi-touch organic light emitting diode as the front display and a unique multi-touch pad on the rear. Together with the front touch screen and the rear touch pad, PS Vita offers new game play experiences, allowing users to interact directly with games in three...
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Overall 9
9.0

Sony PlayStation Vita Review: In Depth

Recombu
21 February 2012
  • Excerpt: In a post-App Store world, is there still room for a dedicated handheld games console? The Nintendo 3DS answered that question with a definite “maybe”, struggling at launch before picking up speed after a substantial price cut.
  • Pros: Excellent hardware, Powerful
  • Cons: Games are expensive, Storage should be cheaper
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PlayStation Vita Launch Games

AV Club
20 February 2012
  • Excerpt: The first generation of games for a console are driven, to varying degrees, by the console-maker’s desire to showcase the potential (read: justify the existence) of its gizmo. The trouble is that developers rarely understand a new device’s potential—it’s too new!
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Overall 7
7.3

PlayStation Vita

AV Club
20 February 2012
  • Excerpt: The PlayStation Vita invites first-time users to tap an icon on its home screen and take a trip to Welcome Park, which isn’t really a park. It’s a pure-white void where a disembodied female voice lives. “Welcome to Welcome Park,” she says.
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Overall 9
9.2

PS Vita Review

Cheat Code Central
16 February 2012
Overall 8
8.0

Sony PlayStation Vita (3G/Wi-Fi)

PC Magazine
16 February 2012
  • Conclusion: The Sony PlayStation Vita is one of the best handheld game systems to date, even if almost everything it tries to do outside of gaming falls short.
  • Pros: Powerful graphics. Beautiful screen. Dual analog sticks.
  • Cons: Short battery life, and battery isn't removable. Proprietary memory card. Clunky media manager.
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