After two months of waiting, the PlayStation Vita finally escapes the boundaries of Japan. Given the current sales situation in that region, some have questioned whether or not Sony’s latest handheld is even worth picking up. We could honestly just answer that with a resounding “yes”, but let’s indulge and take the portable for a spin anyway.
|Vita’s rear touch panel|
Last of all, don’t be worried about the battery life. It will last you between three and five hours depending on your usage, but if this isn’t enough for you, you still have options. Since you’re probably getting a case with the system, you might want to invest in a cheap external charger or the bulkier and more expensive power grip if you don’t feel content. While yes, there is a cost, you have plenty of options to work with and the console on its own will probably suffice.
|The new menu screen|
|The PlayStation Store|