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The PlayStation Vita ships worldwide, reviewed

If you're in a hurry, you simply need to know that the PlayStation Vita is a very good portable video game machine that excels in ways that Sony hasn't bothered to hype.

The PlayStation Vita is Sony's second portable gaming system and easily its better one. It arrives in North America as well as Europe and Australia on something of a timer, as the rise of gaming on iOS and Android devices threatens the relevance of dedicated handhelds much the way Sony itself threatened the dominance of Nintendo's near-monopoly on dedicated handhelds more than half a decade ago.

Sony details PlayStation Vita battery life

Sony has announced the estimated battery life for their next-generation handheld entertainment device at the Tokyo Game Show. Known as PlayStation Vita, the portable is capable of three to five hours of gaming, five hours of video playback and nine…