Sony have announced that with immediate effect the YouTube and Map applications on the PS Vita have been discontinued. In addition, some features of the Near app will also be removed. The YouTube app has already been removed from the PlayStation and support for the app will cease on April 20th 2015.
Free app Treasure Park will be released for the PS Vita later today in Europe. Treasure Park is a fun puzzle app exclusive to the console, letting you create your own puzzle sheet and hide your treasure and medals. Friends can then play your puzzles in order to find your medals and treasures.
The fifth title in the Resistance franchise, Resistance: Burning Skies, will be available on the PlayStation Vita at the end of May across Europe. With just a few days to do until release, Frank Simon, Senior Managing Producer at Sony Computer America, has revealed that the game will make use of the PS Vita’s Near application.
Despite the game’s official release date being May 29th 2012 in North America and May 30th 2012 in Europe, we’ve spotted a PS Vita owner playing Resistance: Burning Skies, using the Near application. The user, roughly half a mile away from where I work in Camden Town, was spotted playing the game on May 4th 2012 – almost a whole month before the game’s official release date.
Uncharted: Golden Abyss on the PlayStation Vita features a ton of collectible – more than 300, in fact. The collectibles are tied to the Trophies that can be earned in the game, so you must collect them all if you want to get that platinum trophy.