Sony PlayStation Vita (Latest Model)- Black Handheld System (Wi-Fi) Reviews
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Sony PlayStation Vita (Latest Model)- Black Handheld System (Wi-Fi)

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  • Sony's PlayStation Vita Has a Bright Future -- If it can Survive the Present

    Dec 10, 2012 by Mike_Bracken is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Games
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fantastic hardware, gorgeous screen, second analog stick!
    Cons: Proprietary memory card prices are insane.

    Summary: Electronics giant Sony initially entered the handheld game market back in 2005 with the PlayStation Portable – and while that device eventually developed a robust library of games and a dedicated fanbase, it was hamstrung by several problems. The ... read more

  • Outstanding Product (With a few hitches)

    Nov 27, 2013 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Touch screen
    Battery Life
    Game graphics
    Upcoming games
    Cons: Lack of games
    Propriatry memory stick

    Summary: So the PS Vita is an all round good system. It can surf the web with good speed on wi-fi and the touch screen on both front and back are very nice and responsive. The battery life is quite good on this as well and the camera, although not very useful can ... read more

  • PS Vita: The Ultimate Handheld Console?

    Nov 21, 2013 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: -great design
    -great feel on games
    -smooth framerate
    -nice finished product
    Cons: -needs bigger library
    -no internal hard drive
    -no anticipated games upcoming

    Summary: The realization of the console of the PS Vita is that it might not be a good handheld console. Sony released the PSP Go and that flopped very hard. It was disappointing to see the PSP Go discontinued by Sony; the handheld console showed a lot of ... read more

  • Products Have Comebacks !

    Jun 28, 2013 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: New and improved operating system , colorful
    Cons: Not a lot of memory storage

    Summary: Remember back in 2005 when Sony launched the original PSP-1000 ? Remember how we all thought it was so amazing because it was like a "mini PS2". Remeber when we used to carry around the UMO game disk ? LOL , yeah good times ... read more

  • Should have called it psp dream

    Mar 19, 2013 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Sleeker body, bigger screen, two joy sticks, digital game downloads more battery life.
    Cons: Some people actually like the cartridges and Don't like downloading things from the playstation store.

    Summary: I don't want to sound cheesy, but my psp vita takes me out of the dreary world that reality can often become, and puts me in a zone of focus and control. It's two joystick kind of remind me of easilmeans saving my palmswater a long hardAdam and it has ... read more

  • Expensive But Awesome

    Feb 17, 2013 by xenoranger is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Games
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    PS Plus
    Extended Library
    Vita Specific Games
    Vita Library Size
    Memory Card Cost

    Summary: One night the Playstation 3 (PS3), Playstation 2 (PS2), and Playstation Portable (PSP) are out drinking. Across the bar, the PSP spots a hot iPad. Knowing he’s getting up there in years, PSP figures he has something to prove to PS3 and PS2. After a ... read more

  • White PlayStation Vita WiFi Only

    Feb 11, 2013 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to maintain. Colors pop out more on screen.
    Cons: No 3G capabilities.

    Summary: It has been nearly a year since the PlayStation Vita was released in the US. I bought the PlayStation Vita 3G/WiFi on February 22, 2012. I bought quite a few games the day it was released and I wasn’t disappointed at all while playing the ... read more

  • It's Got Potential But... Where are the GAMES!?

    Dec 9, 2012 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It's a sleek looking piece of very nice tech.
    Cons: Memory card prices suck, current lack of games, battery life.

    Summary: I'm a lifelong gamer. I've been pretty much cranking through games longer than most gamers have been breathing oxygen. That means two things. 1) It takes a lot to surprise and impress an old guy like me, and 2) I am an older guy. These 2 things mean ... read more

  • PS Vita Very Fun

    Jul 30, 2012 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Play all PS3 games
    Good controlls just like PS3
    Cons: Small screen

    Summary: I decided to buy the PS Vita because I love playing the PS3 but I am away from home a lot on business trips and things like that. With the PS Vita I can play all the same games that I can on the PS3, except on the go! This conceps for me was very ... read more

  • Handheld Powerhouse

    Jun 21, 2012 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Graphics are Stunning
    Incredibly Powerful
    Touch Screen Is Responsive
    Cons: Small Number Of Games Currently
    OS Is A Bit Childish
    Back Pad Is Poor

    Summary: The new sony handheld console is one of the best handheld experiences i have personally had so far. The console has a very sleek and polished design style that a lot of care has gone into combined with a very easy to use yet basic OS. The graphics are ... read more

  • Buy This!

    Jun 14, 2012 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Sleek, Beautiful, Amazing sound and graphics. Amazing titles
    Cons: Not too many titles out as of now

    Summary: So I have had the Vita for about 2 months now and I can't stress how much I enjoy this. It is beautiful. The graphics are amazing, the sound is crystal clear, and I mean it. The Resolution is beautiful, SONY really came through. It is still new, so there ... read more

  • Becoming my favorite game system

    May 30, 2012 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Portability for sure. The graphics are unbelievable for a handheld device.
    Cons: The volume. With headphones this is a none issue, but I like my games loud.

    Summary: In a world dominated by HD TV's, Xbox 360, PS3, etc. gaming has become a more immersive experience than ever before. The Playstation Vita offers the same immersive gaming experience in a sleek, handheld device. I quickly fell in love with this as I can ... read more

  • Worth the buy

    May 16, 2012 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Amazing gaming experience
    solid design and body
    amazingly clear screen
    touch pad & dual control sticks 
    Cons: no help learning
    No internal memory storage

    Summary: With so many things to do with the new PSP vita its hard to ever be bored. I previously owned the original PSP, and let me tell you, Sony has improved their product exponentially. Just turn it on and you have quick access to internet(with wifi), movies, ... read more

  • Touching the Future of Gaming with PS Vita...For a Price

    May 14, 2012 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Amazing technology, big screen, intuitive interface--this is an incredible gaming device.
    Cons: The "hidden costs" of owning the PS Vita suck a lot of the fun away...

    Summary: Let me be upfront with one thing before I get too far into this: I’m writing this review as a non-expert on gaming.  I’ve never been an avid gamer, so if this review suffers as a result, I apologize.  So while we recently got the ... read more

  • PS3 on the go (well almost)

    Apr 23, 2012 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: 1) graphics
    2) 2 analog sticks
    3) Playstation Network
    4) High profile games
    Cons: 1) Battery life (3-5 hours)
    2) needs more games

    Summary: This system is truly a next gen handheld console. I ended buying because i liked the psp so much so it was a hands down choice to pick up a ps vita and all i can say it has not disappointed me and has been well worth the money that i spent on ... read more

  • Playstation Vita Console Wi-Fi Only: Thorough Review

    Apr 15, 2012 by Goldentoe is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Games
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Processing power, control options, video and sound.
    Cons: No internal HDD, price gouging of the early adopters.

    Summary: I got my PS Vita on day one of the US release (February 22nd2012) which was almost two months ago now so I finally feel like I have enough experience with the system to give a thorough review.  When I bought my Vita I decided to buy a twenty dollar ... read more

  • Playstation Vita: If Vita is life, then pull the plug now

    Apr 15, 2012 by kjell1979 is a Lead on Epinions in Games
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Rich feature set, good price, great screen, dual analog sticks
    Cons: expensive games, questionable future, weak gaming library, mandatory memory cards

    Summary: The original PSP was supposed to bring portable gaming to the masses. It was supposed to finally drive Nintendo into software for good like it did with Sega 10 years ago. But something happened with the PSP. Sure the hardware was vastly superior to the ... read more

  • Similar yet so different

    Mar 21, 2012 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Highly modern gaming experience, completely irresistible.
    Cons: Battery Life poor
    Quite expensive 

    Summary: First of all the specs of the PS vita have to be considered. The LED screen is magnificent, provides the best graphics I have seen to this date on a portable console, which ultimately brings games and the whole gaming experience to life. Games such ... read more

  • SONY'S PlayStation Vita breathes new life into handheld gaming

    Feb 14, 2012 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Awesome control options. Gorgeous screen. High build quality.
    Cons: Expensive/ proprietary flash storage required. Still no L2 & R2.  No Flash/HTML5

    Summary: The PS: Vita has been on the market for a little over two months in Japan. My local importer got them during Christmas with a few of the launch games. I did not notice many major differences between the Japanese version and the US/North America launch ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • ps vita

    Dec 22, 2013 by
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    Pros: On the go fun.
    Cons: Not alot of games.

    Summary: I love the playstation vita system its fun and its like having a mini ps3 in my pocket on the go with me all the time. Alot of my friends own one and its always fun playing games either with them or against them and either way we always enjoy playing it. ... read more

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