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Sony’s next PlayStation handheld may a PS5 streaming companion rather than a standalone console

Sony hasn’t offered a handheld game console since the company discontinued the PlayStation Vita in 2019. It was already looking pretty long in the tooth at that point, having been first been released seven years earlier. Now there are reports that Sony could planning to launch a new handheld. But it’s not exactly a direct […]

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Vita3K Android emulator brings support for (some) PlayStation Vita games to smartphones

Vita3K is an experimental PlayStation Vita emulator that’s been available for Windows, Mac, and Linux for some time. Now you can also use it to play some Vita games on Android phones. The first builds of Vita3K Android are now available for download from the project’s GitHub release page. Note that at this point Vita3K […]

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Anbernic RG503 handheld game console has an OLED screen and starting price under $150

The Anbernic RG503 is a handheld game console with budget specs and a budget price tag: it has a list price of $150, but it’s on sale for $135 during a launch promotion. But the Anbernic RG503 has one feature that I wasn’t expecting from a device in that price range: an OLED display. The […]

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Hacked Nintendo Switch consoles could eventually run PS Vita games without emulation thanks to vita2hos

The Nintendo Switch is a current-gen handheld game console that was first released in 2017. The PlayStation Vita is an older, smaller, and discontinued handheld game console released in 2012. And they’re similar enough that a hacker has found a way that you might one day be able to run PS Vita games on a […]

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Trinity Exploit lets you jailbreak a PlayStation Vita

Sony’s PlayStation Vita is a handheld game console with a 5 inch display, a quad-core processor, and support for hundreds of games including titles for older consoles including the PlayStation Portable and some PSOne games. Want to do even more with it? The Trinity exploit makes it possible to jailbreak the PS Vita and run […]

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PlayStation Vita jailbreak lets you run emulators, other homebrew software (PlayStation TV too)

Nearly four years after Sony launched the PlayStation Vita handheld game console, a team of hackers have released a simple method for jailbreaking the device. All you need to do to jailbreak your device is visit the HENkaku website using the PlayStation Vita web browser and tap the install button. HENkaku will take advantage of a […]

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Sony’s new PlayStation Vita is thinner, lighter and offers longer battery life

While NVIDIA, Wikipad, and Archos are convinced that the future of handheld gaming involves Android-based devices — and Sony even offers some PlayStation titles for Android devices, Sony isn’t ready to give up on its PlayStation Vita handheld game consoles just yet. The company’s latest model is 20 percent thinner, 15 percent lighter, and gets […]