Revealed earlier this year, the successor to Sony’s popular handheld got quite a bit of buzz for the long list of features that we wanted (dual analog sticks) and ones we didn’t know we wanted until we saw them in action (rear screen touch pad). Introduced to the world with the temporary “NGP” (Next Generation Portable) moniker, starting today you can call it by it’s real name, the PS Vita.
I like it, it’s catchy. But that’s not all that was revealed at Sony’s press conference today, oh no sir, we also got the final price for it as well. Some people guessed it could potentially cost us $400 or more, but I’m very happy to say they were wrong. Head past the break for more details. READ MORE
The PSP2 has been unveiled and it’s looking like more than a worthy contender to the Nintendo 3DS. Its 5″ OLED touch screen, rear touch panels, Six Axis, 3G/Wifi functionality and snazzy look leaves little complaints to be had. Well, it is slightly larger than the PSP 3000 so I’m sure that’s disappointing to a few people, but other than that the future is looking bright for Sony’s next handheld.
Good looks and impressive tech will only get you so far though, so the NGP’s developer and publisher support will be crucial to its success. Lucky for us, if the list below shows how strong third party support for the console is. With companies that have major stakes in the horror genre included in the list (check out the full list after the jump) my head is buzzing with all the possible horror games we could see on the platform. Here are the most exciting games we’d like to see make it to the NGP. READ MORE
At Sony’s recent press conference in Japan all the rumors and speculation on their next handheld were brutally squashed by confirmations and whatever it sounds like when legions of nerds gets excited at once. The PSP 2 has been unveiled, though it’s going under the codename of NGP right now, and it’s rather fantastic.
There’s been plenty of theories as to what the console would be able to do and what it would look like but the image you see above is the final product and I think it’s safe to say the NGP is looking rather snazzy. Continue after the jump to get all the info on the handheld including some damn exciting games that will be releasing on the platform, its features and when we can expect it on store shelves. READ MORE