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Street Fighter X Tekken: Cole MacGrath pummels Ken on Vita

Here's some more Street Fighter X Tekken footage, purportedly taken from PlayStation Vita. Infamous loner/loaner Cole MacGrath appears and brings along his spectacular electrical vortex. (Isn't it ionic? Don't you think?)...

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How Street Fighter X Tekken's 'Pandora Mode' bridges the fighters' styles

During TGS, Capcom revealed Street Fighter X Tekken's "Pandora Mode," which allows players to sacrifice a character in order to give the tag partner infinite EX meter before also dying, allowing for last-ditch comeback efforts. Curious about the motivation for this kind of crazy mode, I asked pro...

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Ono: Porting Street Fighter X Tekken to Vita isn't hard, but integrating rear touch panel might be

Street Fighter X Tekken producer Yoshinori Ono told me that he hasn't had much trouble in technical terms porting the game over to PlayStation Vita ("When I say 'I' of course I mean the programmers," he clarified, "because I'm not doing this myself.") "A lot of people, when they're porting to ...

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Don't worry (or do), PS Vita will have external battery peripheral

If the short-lived battery built into the PS Vita is a hang-up for you, Sony Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida shared some news with IGN which will either reassure you, or redouble your rage. "If you have not noticed we just announced the peripherals for PS Vita, as well," Yoshida said, "and ...

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Take a run through the enflamed Uncharted: Golden Abyss TGS demo

Whether you're curious about how the Vita's inputs will be utilized in Uncharted: Golden Abyss, or wondering what perilous malarkey protagonist Nathan Drake will get into this time around, the TGS demo walkthrough video posted above should satisfy your curiosity....

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Katamari Damacy Vita details revealed, things get stretchy

Katamari Damacy is coming to the PS Vita and, as you might imagine, the franchise's clearly insane creators have some rather bold ideas about how to implement the handheld's many, many inputs. For instance, the touchscreen will be used to navigate the Prince's sticky sphere around the game's ob...

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Namco publishing Shinobido 2 in NA, teases Katamari for Vita

Namco Bandai has revealed that it's publishing Shinobido 2: Tales of the Ninja, the PlayStation Vita ninja-stealth game from Tenchu creator Acquire. In Shinobido 2, players sneak, climb walls, and perform silent executions as the ironically named Zen, a betrayed ninja. It's due to be a launch tit...

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The hidden costs of PlayStation Vita: 3DS-esque battery life and mandatory memory cards

When Sony announced the price of the PlayStation Vita at E3 this year, there was an audible gasp followed by a round of vigorous applause. Sony's $250 asking price matched that of Nintendo's now admittedly overpriced 3DS ... but that was before Nintendo's aggressive price drop. It turns out you s...

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New Ninja Gaiden 3 trailer, details on 'world of ninjas' multiplayer

During its pre-TGS event, Team Ninja lifted the veil (or mask) over Ninja Gaiden 3's competitive multiplayer mode. The mode will connect up to eight players in a sort of ninja tournament, in which the goal is to beat all the other ninjas, rank up and ultimately surpass Ryu Hayabusa. It's a "world...

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DJ Max Technika coming to PlayStation Vita

The PSP saw releases of several DJ Max games from developer Pentavision. Now, the successor system will get a portable version of the touchscreen-based DJ Max spinoff, DJ Max Technika. Sony Computer Entertainment Korea announced the Vita port in a press release today, sharing the single moe scree...

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