By Alex Wawro, Nate Ralph, Jason Cross and David Daw
The Sony PlayStation Vita goes on sale in North America and Europe today, but can it succeed in a handheld gaming market dominated by smartphones and tablets? The PlayStation Vita and the Nintendo 3DS each offer unique features that can’t (yet) be duplicated by smartphones or tablets, but neither can match the ubiquity or utility of an Apple handheld device. The PlayStation Vita is a great device (check out our PlayStation Vita review for the full breakdown) but does it mark the passing of dedicated handheld gaming devices? Tune in to find out as Jason Cross, David Daw, Nate Ralph and Alex Wawro discuss the future of portable gaming in Game On Podcast #7!