Over at the EU PlayStation Blog Sony has announced the new games PlayStation Plus subscribers can download free for October - and it's an impressive list.
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Double Eleven, the Durham studio that's worked on some of the Vita's most critically acclaimed titles such as LittleBigPlanet and Limbo, is working with Q-Games on a new enhanced version of Pixel Junk Monsters for Sony's handheld, with PC and Mac versions to follow shortly after.
More than a year and a half after its announcement at E3 2011, Irrational's BioShock game for PlayStation Vita is still not in development.
Square Enix's remake of Final Fantasy X has re-emerged after over a year in the shadows, making an appearance at a Japan-centric Vita Heaven event that ran through forthcoming releases for the struggling handheld.
Sony's "almost ready with a patch" for ICO HD that will enable Remote Play on PlayStation Vita, Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida said today.
Worldwide PlayStation Vita sales were 1.8 million at the end of March 2012, Sony has revealed.
PSP games MotorStorm: Arctic Edge, Everybody's Tennis and Super Collapse were all temporarily removed from the PlayStation Store because they were vulnerable to an exploit that allowed a homebrew-enabling program called Half-Byte Loader to run on Vita.
The PlayStation Vita, in its current state, is not a strong product, so says Nintendo talisman Shigeru Miyamoto.
Does anything really matter until you're personally affected by it? It's easy enough to ignore financial reports and credit warnings and gloomy editorials - but try ignoring an empty shelf. Try ignoring GAME, the UK's largest specialist video game shop chain, being unable to to stock Ubisoft's PlayStation Vita games (until today), Wii role-playing game The Last Story and Tekken 3DS.
Picking up a PlayStation Vita tonight? Already checked for the cheapest Vita retailer? You'll probably want some Vita games then.
UPDATE: Sony's PlayStation Vita store update is now officially live, a Tweet from the company's official account confirms.
This autumn's Call of Duty game will also be released on PlayStation Vita, Sony has revealed.
Mobile phone mammoth Vodafone is offering a perky PlayStation Vita package.
Update: Will Europe share North America's fate? Sony Europe won't yet say.
Quick-off-the-mark US gamers can snap up a limited edition Vita 3G memory card bundle when the system launches next month, Sony has announced.
Given the task of translating the much-beloved Uncharted franchise to Sony's shiny new portable, Bend Studio - best known for the Syphon Filter games on PSP - has taken on a huge weight of responsibility from the original series creators at Naughty Dog. By entrusting the team with the engine that drives the three console games, alongside a degree of freedom over the back-story of its leading characters, Uncharted: Golden Abyss sets out to be a fully-fledged adventure that is both essential to fans of the series, as well as early Vita adopters looking to showcase their handheld's graphical prowess.
There are big names missing from the list of PSP games that can be downloaded for Vita at a discounted price.