Video tour of Sony's PS Vita handheld gamer

Video shows game system highlights, cross-play feature with PS3

I'm a loyal owner of the PlayStation Portable unit, but the lack of good/new games on it make it a "once-in-a-while," if I remember that I have it gaming system, unlike my iPhone or iPad. The next iteration of the portable gaming system from Sony will come out in 2012, the PS Vita. Today, Sony posted two new videos showcasing features of the portable system - the first one here shows an overview of all of the different things you can do with the device.

The second video focuses on the crossplay feature, which lets you play the same game as someone using a PS3.

Will these new features be enough to make you forget the PlayStation Portable? We'll see next year when it hits store shelves...

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