A handheld gaming console released in 2011 by Sony. Formerly referred to as Sony's NGP (Next Generation Portable), this device features front and rear touchpad capability, a 5-inch screen, six-axis motion control and WiFi network reception. Some models are also 3G network reception enabled.

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Can multiple players share one PS Vita?

Is it possible for two or more gamers to use a same PS Vita? Can two or more PSN accounts be used in one PS Vita? Or even using only on PSN account, is it possible to have multiple save games (none of ...
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PSN Avoiding DLC Region Locking Processes confirmation

From my research, while PS3/PSP/PSV hard copy games (not downloaded from the store) aren't region locked their DLC is locked to the store of the region the game come from, example, Hyperdimension ...
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Zen Pinball 2 PSVita, tick button?

I downloaded the Plants Vs Zombies table for Zen Pinball 2 on the PSVita and I think it's great fun (if a bit easy!). Does anyone know what the round button with a tick on it signifies that pops up ...
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Are there trophies for Zen Pinball 2 on the PS Vita?

Just downloaded Zen Pinball 2 and the Plant vs. Zombies table. When you click the trophies icon on the game it tells me to buy new tables. I thought I just did... Is there just no trophy support for ...
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Why am I unable to transfer Resident Evil 2 from my PS3 to my Vita?

I recently purchased FFVIII, Alundra and Resident Evil 2 from PSN and downloaded them on my PS3 with the intention of transferring them to my Vita to play on the move. When I enter the content ...
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Is it possible to download and transfer PSN games to PSVita from PC?

Is it possible to download PSN games (PSVita, Vita-compatible PSP games and minis) via PC software (i.e. Media Go) and then connect Vita with the PC and transfer Vita-compatible games (either by using ...
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Play PSOne games with analog sticks on the PSVita

I'd like to use the analog sticks of the PSVita when playing PSOne games but don't know how to do this. Does anyone have an idea?
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Look at ebook or website during playing a Vita/PSOne game?

I just bought Final Fantasy VII on the PSN with my Vita and would like to play a 100% Complete game. Therefore I need to look at the FAQ every so often. Sadly I couldn't find an ebook reader for the ...
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What is the use of the traveled distance in the Near application?

The Near app shows I've traveled quite a bit with my PS Vita, but what is the use of the distance traveled? Will it unlock stuff at certain distances? Is there a friends ranking?
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Does Sony Cross-Buy apply for physical copies of games?

I just read about Sony's newly announced crossbuy feature. What I could not retrieve from the articles is if this feature is only for online bought games or also for games that have been bought in a ...
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PSP game not saving - requires memory stick

I'm playing Assassin's Creed for PSP right now and it says that it cannot save because it requires a memory stick (for PSP). How can I fix this? (I have the memory card (32GB) for the PS Vita) Thanks ...
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Are 'transfarring' or cross-game saves region free?

Several games available on both the Vita and PS3 allow you to sync your progress between platforms, for example, the MGS HD collection for PS3 lets you 'transfar' your MGS2 & 3 saves to the Vita ...
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What do the different PS button light signals mean?

I have a PS Vita and I keep it in sleep mode on my desk most of the time. The PS button light is off most of the time, but I see the PS button turning on often. I know orange means charging, but ...
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How to deactivate a pre-owned PS Vita?

How would I deactivate PS Vita (3G/WiFi) without knowing anything about previous holder? I live in UK, and I suspect that system was sold with O2 contract.
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Transferring Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 from Vita to PS3

I purchased Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 from the PSN for the PS Vita. I've read that I can access DLC stuff for this game from either the Vita or my PS3. What I was wondering is, can I also transfer ...
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Where are Vita saves stored?

I want to borrow some Vita games off a friend, I was wondering if I might need to worry about overwriting his own saves. With PS3/PSP games I know saves are stored on the device itself (since the ...
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Does PSVita remote play let me use it as an additional controller?

I recently bought the Remote-Play enabled Pixeljunk Eden, and since I have one PS3 controller and one Vita, I was wondering how exactly remote play works (I'm interested in trying Eden's co-op). Does ...
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Most convenient method to switch between PSN accounts to access PS Vita content from different Playstation Stores?

I have a Japanese PSN account, as well as a US PSN account. On my PS3, I get the best of both world since I have access to Japanese Playstation Store as well as US Playstation Store. I can purchase ...
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What does “The LiveArea screen has been refreshed” mean?

When I come back to my PS Vita occasionally it will have 1+ notifications that "The LiveArea screen has been refreshed", usually for the Videos and Store apps. What does this mean? Does some setting ...
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PS Vita doesn't wake back up

I'm having problems with my Vita not waking back up from a long sleep. I play my Vita for a few mins a day and then leave it sleep/charging for long periods (I never turn any of my hardware off). I ...
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How do you know the PS Vita is charging?

Mine seems not to charge. I have tried with the charger in different plugs and do not see any indication that it is charging. Same thing when connected via USB.
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Can you play all the HD remake collections on Vita?

I just bought the Jak HD collection and I was wondering if it's playable on the Vita in any way? If not directly is there some remote play function?
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Do I have to manually check for updates?

I noticed there's a manual button to check for updates on the Live Area for games. If a game update is out will launching the game check for updates or do I have to manually check for updates? Do PSP ...
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PS Vita Import / purchase overseas

I'm travelling soon and am considering buying a (much cheaper there) Playstation Vita to bring back home. Will I have any issues using an imported Vita at home? Will I be able to: configure it to ...
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Can I get PSP DLC onto my Vita?

I have a couple PSP games (Disgaea 2 and Prinny: Can I really Be The Hero?) where I had DLC on my PSP but the DLC is not available on the PSN for Vita. Is there some way I can copy the DLC from the ...
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Does PSVita not support PSOne classic games? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does the Vita's backwards compatibility with PSP games extend to PS1 games? Amazon's description of the PS Vita states: Vita can play PSP titles, minis, PS one ...
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Can I hide PS Vita friend notifications?

The notifications that pop up when your friends come online are very disruptive. Is there any way to turn off the notifications while remaining signed in? I didn't see any such option in the Friends ...
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How can I move my PSP game saves onto my PS Vita?

I have an old PSP and a PS3 and PC. I have a bunch of PSP game saves for PSN games (patapon ect) that I would like to move over to my Vita because they work on the Vita. How can I move my PSP's save ...
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PS Vita Wi-fi and tethering

I have an Android phone able to provide 3G data connection over WiFi Tethering, and I would like to know if the WiFi version of PS Vita is able to use it to play online and access leaderboard features ...
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Purchasing PSVITA game / and its digital counterpart

I purchased Uncharted and Rayman as my first two games for the Vita. Already I find it annoying to have to keep going back to my bag to get the game I want to play, whereas if I just installed it or ...
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Are all PSN PSP games compatible with PS Vita?

It is well known the PS Vita is not backwards compatible with any UMD-based PSP games, as it uses a different, not compatible storage media. Sony also confirmed that PSP games purchased through PSN's ...
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Why is my PSVita not charging through the USB port on my PC?

I want to charge my Vita via my PC's USB port. When I connect it, it hooks up to the PC and I can transfer items back and forth, but it does not charge. I looked around and saw a few posts saying ...
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How does PS Vita work with PS1/PSP games?

What do PS1 and/or PSP games look like on the PS Vita? Do they fill the screen? Also since the PSP has only one analog stick, for PSP games like Monster Hunter where they used the PSPs face buttons ...
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Does the Vita's backwards compatibility with PSP games extend to PS1 games?

Specifically, those purchased legally through the PSN Store. It seems like it should, but I can't find a definitive answer anywhere.
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Will I have to purchase a cross-play game twice?

I'm pretty excited about the the idea of continuing my PS3 save game on the go with the PS Vita. This is one of the deciding features for me when it comes to whether or not I will invest in one of ...
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Downloading games to PSVita from other stores than the Japanese

Is it possible to download PSVita games to an imported device without using a Japanese account? That is, before its launched in EU for example.
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Playstation Vita hardware specs

Do you know which are the full hardware specs of Playstation Vita? Are that specs already frozen and officially available?