Last night Sony kicked off the 2012 Tokyo Game Show with the announcement of the tiny top-loading PlayStation 3.3. We learned of a brand new Ninja Gaiden franchise from Mega Man's Keiji Inafune. We got new PlayStation Vita colors. It's a lot to take in, but that's what round-ups were made for.
Sony stole the pre-show with the reveal of the second PlayStation 3 redesign since the system launched back in 2006, but they weren't the only game maker in Tokyo town last night with something to prove. Grab a cup of coffee and catch up on the big news out of Japan.
Rumoured for some time now, Sony has announced today at its pre-TGS press conference that it will be releasing a new model of the PlayStation 3.
The new model is 25% smaller and 20% lighter than the current PS3 (itself a redesign from the original version), and will come in two flavours: More »
Sony just announced at its TGS press conference that PlayStation Plus will also be coming to the Vita, at no extra cost to existing users. It'll be out in November.
The service will work similarly to how it operates on the PS3, with Vita owners able to play free games and get discounts. More »
Next month, over 3000 manga will become available for PlayStation Vita owners in Japan, Sony announced today.
Readers will be able to zoom in using the touchscreen, and flip pages with the shoulder buttons. More »
While missing from Japan and North America's reveals, the PAL announcement for the new super slim PS3 contains something interesting: there's a model that doesn't have a hard drive.
Available only in Europe, Hong Kong and Australasia, and replacing the 250GB model available elsewhere, this... More »
We first saw Puppeteer last month at GamesCom. We're seeing it again this month at TGS.
I don't know who, exactly, is the one spearheading this drive towards unique and interesting content on the PS3, but whoever it is, I want to buy them a beer. More »
What, you didn't think Sony was going to let a press conference go by without announcing new PlayStation Vita colours, did you?
On sale November 15, Sony will be offering Japanese customers the Vita in Cosmic Red and Sapphire Blue.
Shame there wasn't a gold or purple offered, like we saw last year,... More »
Who doesn't love giant robots battling each other? The Gundam series has over 30 years worth of fandom history to its name. Now, with their latest announced Gundam game, Namco Bandai's taking a rather unique approach to Gundam fandom.
Based on the concept of "breakage" and battle damage, the... More »
Former Capcom icon Keiji Inafune took to the stage at Sony's pre-TGS press conference to announce that...Sony and his team had decided to delay his upcoming Vita title Soul Sacrifice until Spring 2013.
Well, not delayed. More »
They don't call them "Team Ninja" for nothing. Tecmo's development unit, Team Ninja, is working on a new Ninja Gaiden game: the previously announced Ninja Gaiden 3 Razor's Edge. More »
Earlier this month, a mysterious game called Yaiba was announced by Keiji Inafune. The game is not just an Inafune title. It's a Ninja Gaiden title.
As previously stated, Yaiba focuses on "action", "ninja" and "mecha". More »