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Japan's Love Affair With The PSP Will Finally End

Today, Sony announced that the PlayStation Portable will cease being released in Japan. That’s nearly 10 years after it was first released.


The Sword Art Online Game Is A Boring Slog, Unless You Are A Fan

Sword Art Online is an anime about 10,000 gamers trapped in a VR MMORPG where if they die in the game, they die in real life. So of course it was only a matter of time before they made a game about it. Unfortunately, if you aren’t already a fan, there is little in this game for you but boredom.


Tecmo Koei Wants Me To Buy Its Game Again (Again)

Toukiden is the samurai vs demon hunting game that was released last year on the PS Vita and PSP. Now, Tecmo Koei has announced Toukiden Kiwami, an upgraded version of the original with additional story, equipment and enemies.


Kingdom Hearts II.5 HD Remix Is Just Like I.5 HD Remix, In A Good Way

Much like the previous HD upgrade collection, Kingdom Hearts I.5 HD Remix, Kingdom Hearts II.5 HD Remix takes 3 previous Kingdom Hearts games and gives them an HD bump-up. Square Enix had a playable demo available at this year’s Jump Festa 2014, and Kotaku East was there to experience some HD goodness.


Woman Tortured As Kidnappers Demand A PSP For Her Release

A Las Vegas woman was tied to a chair for six hours, had her head shaved and was forced to take pills and drink alcoholic drinks while her captors demanded a PSP as ransom, according to local news reports yesterday. Both suspects are still at large.


God Eater 2 Is A Fun Hunting Game, If That's What You're Looking For

Monster Hunter with plot” is how God Eater was once described to me. Well, after the runaway hit that the Monster Hunter series has turned out to be, it’s no surprise that everyone and their grandmother is out to catch lightning in a bottle twice with the same formula. So how does the third God Eater game, God Eater 2, hold up?


HD Remasters Breathed New Life Into Old Games

When I look back at the seventh console generation (PS3, Xbox 360, etc), I can’t help but feel that the creation of HD remasters of great games was one of the best things to come out of it.


Super Danganronpa 2 Reload Improves On The Original In Every Way

Back in August, I played Danganronpa on the PSP. While eager to play the sequel, I decided hold back and wait a month for the Vita re-release of the second game before I played it. But whether it’s on the PSP or the Vita, Super Danganronpa 2 is a game that improves on the original in every way.


Of Course, Danganronpa Looks Much Better On The Vita

Back in August, I played Danganronpa on the PSP and loved it. And after playing a bit of it on the Vita TV at TGS, I was more than a little excited to spend some quality time with its updated graphics. But even I was surprised at just how much better the game looks on the Vita when I compared them side by side.


How To Access Your Vita's Battery

Thanks to hackers, the words “portable console” and “removable battery” used to spell “nightmare” for Sony. The battery of the PSP famously offered hackers an easy back door into the console that until then required hard-to-find exploits in games. It’s no wonder the PSP Go was a closed system. So what about its younger brother, the PS Vita?