Borderlands 2 Vita Update Out Today, Improved Stability and Control !

Gio Corsi's Avatar+ Posted by Gio Corsi on Jun 20, 2014 // Director, Third Party Production for SCEA

Borderlands 2 on PS Vita

It’s been a few weeks since we launched Borderlands 2 for PS Vita and so far we’ve been overwhelmed by the community response. We’re happy to announce that title update 1.04 is available today, which should further improve the overall Borderlands 2 PS Vita experience and addresses some of the feedback from you the fans.

  • We’ve worked with Iron Galaxy Studios to improve stability and performance throughout the game, including addressing known issues with audio playback.
  • Gyroscopic controls can now be independently inverted. This should ensure that fans of inverted vertical look will also be able to enjoy Gyroscopic aiming as well!
  • There are now scaling sliders for rear touch inputs in the Options menu. Many users mapped lesser used actions to the rear touch but reported that in gripping their PS Vita systems, they’d still accidentally trigger those inputs. Users can now scale the input area down to much smaller zones, mitigating this.
  • Lastly, we’ve addressed an issue where players were not notified that their online session had expired, which caused players to incorrectly appear available for multiplayer.

Borderlands 2 Vita

If you haven’t had a chance to check out Borderlands 2 or you’ve been on the fence about picking up a new Borderlands 2 PS Vita bundle, hopefully these improvements push you over the edge.

Borderlands 2 for PS Vita is out now in stores on its own, as part of a special Borderlands 2 PS Vita bundle, and digitally via PlayStation Store.

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USA Pre-Order Chart – Week ending April 26th 2014

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USA Pre-Order Chart

Week Ending 26th Apr 2014

Pos Game Weeks to Launch Weekly Change Total
1
Destiny Wiki Guide, PS4
Destiny (PS4)
Activision, Action
20 7,269 275,373
2
Watch Dogs Wiki Guide, PS4
Watch Dogs (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
5 17,629 274,025
3
Destiny Wiki Guide, XOne
Destiny (XOne)
Activision, Action
20 10,872 243,374
4
Watch Dogs Wiki Guide, XOne
Watch Dogs (XOne)
Ubisoft, Action
5 9,298 194,269
5
Watch Dogs Wiki Guide, X360
Watch Dogs (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
5 5,565 123,433
6
The Order Wiki Guide, PS4
The Order (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
N/A 913 119,837
7
Watch Dogs Wiki Guide, PS3
Watch Dogs (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
5 4,568 113,905
8
Destiny Wiki Guide, X360
Destiny (X360)
Activision, Action
20 3,020 110,054
9
Mario Kart Wii U Wiki Guide, WiiU
Mario Kart Wii U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Racing
5 17,492 105,892
10
Dying Light Wiki Guide, PS4
Dying Light (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
N/A 1,053 86,154
11
Driveclub Wiki Guide, PS4
Driveclub (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
N/A 892 83,288
12
The Sims 4 Wiki Guide, PC
The Sims 4 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Action
N/A 944 75,638
13
The Elder Scrolls Online Wiki Guide, XOne
The Elder Scrolls Online (XOne)
Bethesda Softworks, Action
10 2,360 75,490
14
MLB 14 The Show Wiki Guide, PS4
MLB 14 The Show (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Action
2 23,725 71,205
15
The Elder Scrolls Online Wiki Guide, PS4
The Elder Scrolls Online (PS4)
Bethesda Softworks, Action
10 1,916 64,865
16
Watch Dogs Wiki Guide, PC
Watch Dogs (PC)
Ubisoft, Action
N/A 316 54,378
17
Halo 5 Wiki Guide, XOne
Halo 5 (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
N/A 385 54,329
18
The Crew Wiki Guide, PS4
The Crew (PS4)
Ubisoft, Racing
N/A 1,049 52,113
19
Wolfenstein: The New Order Wiki Guide, PS4
Wolfenstein: The New Order (PS4)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
4 3,017 51,898
20
Destiny Wiki Guide, PS3
Destiny (PS3)
Activision, Action
20 1,910 51,882
21
Dying Light Wiki Guide, XOne
Dying Light (XOne)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
N/A 276 45,871
22
Kingdom Hearts III Wiki Guide, PS4
Kingdom Hearts III (PS4)
Disney Interactive Studios, Role-Playing
N/A 282 43,624
23
Wolfenstein: The New Order Wiki Guide, XOne
Wolfenstein: The New Order (XOne)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
4 2,961 41,519
24
Prey 2 Wiki Guide, X360
Prey 2 (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
N/A 24 37,582
25
EA Sports UFC Wiki Guide, PS4
EA Sports UFC (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
8 2,595 35,514
26
Dying Light Wiki Guide, X360
Dying Light (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
N/A 472 35,219
27
Tom Clancy's The Division Wiki Guide, PS4
Tom Clancy’s The Division (PS4)
Ubisoft, Role-Playing
N/A 435 33,508
28
Final Fantasy XV Wiki Guide, PS4
Final Fantasy XV (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
N/A 288 31,299
29
The Crew Wiki Guide, XOne
The Crew (XOne)
Ubisoft, Racing
N/A 851 30,895
30
Bayonetta 2 Wiki Guide, WiiU
Bayonetta 2 (WiiU)
PlatinumGames, Action
N/A 26 30,497

Source: VGChartz

March’s Instant Game Collection for PlayStation Plus !

Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition (PS4)

Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition

Free for PS Plus members

Run-and-gun through the zombie apocalypse as hit arcade shooter Dead Nation shuffles onto PlayStation 4. Fight for your life alone or with a friend as Jack McReady or Scarlett Blake as you step onto the streets of a city overrunwith undead flesh-eaters. And, if you’re feeling really brave, take a walk down the Road of Devastation – a deadly experiment that pushes your survival skills to the absolute limit as you face hordes of zombies with no extra lives and no second chances. The dead may walk – but you can make sure they don’t walk very far.

Tomb Raider (PS3)

Tomb Raider

Free for PS Plus members

This newest rendition of Tomb Raider explores the intense and gritty origin story of Lara Croft and her ascent from a frightened young woman to the hardened survivor that she would become known as. Armed only with raw instincts and the ability to push beyond the limits of human endurance, Lara must fight to unravel the dark history of a forgotten island to escape its relentless hold.

Thomas Was Alone (PS3)

Thomas Was Alone

Free for PS Plus members

Thomas Was Alone is the critically acclaimed indie platformer about friendship and jumping. Guide a group of sentient rectangles through a series of environments, combining their skills to reach the end of each level. Listen to awesome music by David Housden, negotiate obstacles meticulously placed by Mike Bithell and immerse yourself in the characters’ journey with a voiceover read wistfully and amusingly by Danny Wallace.

Lone Survivor: The Director’s Cut (PS3)

Lone Survivor Director's Cut

Free for PS Plus members

In this psychological survival adventure, the masked protagonist must escape from a city ravaged by disease, by any means necessary. Lone Survivor: The Director’s Cut is a new kind of adventure where the choice of how to survive is up to you. Sneak through without firing a single shot, or kill everything in your path. Eat and sleep well, or resort to drugs to keep going. Search for survivors, or try to escape the city alone. Look after your mental health, or descend into madness. Lone Survivor is a game where your choices genuinely matter.

Unit 13 (PS Vita)

Unit 13

Free for PS Plus members

Jump into the action with Unit 13 for PlayStation®Vita and conquer 36 tactical missions and 9 high value target battles as you help take down global terror networks and earn your place in the military elite. With the precision of the PlayStation Vita systems’s dual analog sticks and unique touch interface, Unit 13 is the perfect on-the-go action shooter. Wi-Fi connectivity adds fast 2-player co-op action, and 3G compatibility keeps you connected for instant social updates and new daily mission challenges.

Monster Hunter: Freedom Unite (PS Vita)

Monster Hunter Freedom Unite

Free for PS Plus members

In the world of Monster Hunter you’re never alone.
-The biggest Monster Hunter title to date with over 500 hours of gameplay.
-Huge variety of character customizations including 1400 weapons and over 2000 armor sets.
-Players can form a team of up to 4 players through Ad-Hoc play and experience the social gaming phenomenon.
-AI Felyne companion, who will accompany players on quests and provide aid through the challenging battles. With the ‘Felyne Exchange’ feature players can share their companions with other players, transferring data using the PSP’s sleep mode.
-Fans of the series can transfer their data from Monster Hunter Freedom 2.

KONAMI UNVEILS LAUNCH MONTH AND NEW SCREENSHOTS FOR METAL GEAR SOLID HD COLLECTION FOR THE PLAYSTATION VITA SYSTEM

Fan-Favorites from Hideo Kojima‘s Legendary Franchise Hit the PlayStation®Vita System in June

Just in time for Father’s Day and Graduation, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today unveiled the launch month for METAL GEAR SOLID HD Collection, coming to the Playstation®Vita system this June. From the critically acclaimed director, Hideo Kojima, METAL GEAR SOLID HD Collection includes two beloved classics, METAL GEAR SOLID 2: Sons of Liberty and METAL GEAR SOLID 3: Snake Eater. Featuring stunning, upgraded graphics from the original releases on the PlayStation®2, both titles include Transfarring, where players can transfer save data from their PlayStation®3 METAL GEAR SOLID HD Collection to their PlayStation®Vita system and start the action from where they left off.

Metal Gear Solid HD Collection for the PlayStation®Vita allows fans to experience the series like never before with optimized controls that take full advantage of the Vita’s unique touch-screen and rear touchpad. Using just their fingers, gamers can zoom in on captivating cut-scenes, peek around corners, interrogate enemies, cycle through weapons/items, as well as perform quick attacks with their knife.

METAL GEAR SOLID HD Collection will be available for the Playstation®Vita system this June.
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Big List of Game Releases – North America

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings

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2012 April 2012

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June 2012

July 2012

August 2012

September 2012

October 2012

November 2012

December 2012

2013

TBA

Which games are you most looking forward to? Let us know in the comments.

Big List of Game Releases – North America – VGChartz.

PS Vita System Software Update (v1.65)

PS Vita: Sound Shapes
Eric Lempel's Avatar Apr 02 2012

PS Vita System Software Update (v1.65)

+ Posted by Eric Lempel // VP, Sony Network Entertainment

Hi, everyone. The next PS Vita System Software Update (v1.65) will be released soon and will include the following minor enhancements:

  • A “Notification Alert” option will be added to Settings, so you can toggle alerts on or off
  • “After 10 minutes” will be added to the time options under Power Save Settings
  • An Arrow icon will now appear when PS Vita finds new activities in the LiveArea
  • Caps Lock will be supported in the On Screen Keyboard

Don’t forget: there are several ways to update the firmware on your PS Vita:

  • Select “System Update” under the “Settings” menu and download the firmware directly to your PS Vita over Wi-Fi.
  • Connect your PS Vita to a PS3 or a PC/Mac and update via Content Manager.

PS Vita System Software Update (v1.65) – PlayStation Blog.