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Everything you need to know from the Tokyo Games Show 2012

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New PS3, PS+ Updates, New Vitas

 

Sony announced a bunch of things at The Tokyo Games show this year here's everything you need to know:

 

There's a new PS3 that weighs 50% less and is 25% slimmer

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- Prices, release dates and models vary by region:

North America

  • 250GB - $269 (Uncharted 3/Dust 514 Bundle) - September 25th
  • 500GB - $299 - October 30th

Europe and PAL Territories

  • Flash Memory 12GB - 229 Euros / £185- October 12th 
  • 500GB - 299 Euros / £250  - September 28th

Japan

  • 250GB - 24,900 Yen - October 4th
  • 500GB - 29,800 Yen - October 4th

 

PS+ Is coming to the Vita in November

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- It's identical to PS+ for the PS3 but on the Vita

- Existing Plus users get it for free

 

Red and Blue PS Vitas are coming to Japan

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- Japan only at the moment no word of a world wide release

 

Playstation Mobile will launch in October

- PlayStation Mobile will launch in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Japan, Australia, Italy, Spain, Germany and France to start, with more to follow.

- 30 games will be available at launch

 

The PlayStation Mobile Developer Program will launch in November

- Allows developers to create their own games to distribute on the PlayStation Store for PlayStation Certified devices as well as Vita.

- The Developer Program will roll out in 11 countries and will be available for $99 per year.

 

Fujitsu and Sharp will join PlayStation Certified

- Massively increasing the number of compatible devices

 

Gaikai services are "speedily" being developed and will be available soon

- The first we've heard from Sony about it's plans for Gaikai

 

Cross Buy support coming for Japan

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- Get Hot Shots Golf will cost 2,000 yen on PS3 or Vita if you have the other version

- Not free like PS All Stars will be in the UK

 

A comic reader app is coming to the Vita

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- Coming mid October

- Comics only no novels

 

A Bunch of new Vita games aimed at the Japanese market are coming

- Valhalla Knights 3 announced for next year

- Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus Shojotachi no Shomei out in February.

- Oboromuramasa on March 28th

- Toukiden, sometime next year

- Gundam Breaker (coming to PS3 also)

 

There's a new Puppet Trailer !

 

 

Soul Sacrifice Delayed

- Not coming until 2013 in Japan, in the mean time watch this new trailer

 

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