You already knew most of the details about the next PSP. But now we know its name: The PlayStation Vita. 'Cause it means life, or something. Update: Hands on. (Sony was being stingy about photos/video though, sorry!)
It's not just the PSP which will benefit from an update bringing along the Music Unlimited streaming service—the NGP and Xperia Play will also see the Qriocity-powered service at a later date. The cloud-based streaming service is already available on the PS3 and Bravia TVs, and has six million songs to date. [Eurogamer
This video shows a 10-year-old boy so absorbed with his PSP that he apparently fell onto the tracks at a rail station in Italy. With no train in sight, an off-duty cop jumps in and rescues him.
The Sony PSP2 has arrived under the codename NGP. It has a 5-inch OLED touchscreen, dual analog sticks, front/rear cameras,a touch-sensitive panel on the back of the device used for control along with a quad-core CPU and GPU. (Updated)
We knew Rovio Mobile was preparing PS3, PSP, Xbox 360 and Wii versions, but boy was that fast. The poultry-slingshot app has been confirmed for the PSP as a downloadable $3.99 game. It's available today, but be warned—so far, there are fewer levels than on its iPhone and Android brethren. [BBC and Kotaku]
What you're looking at is—some claim—a leaked shot of a PSP2 dev kit, with slider form factor, camera and (finally!) twin sticks. The shot jibes with what's expected, but we'll have to wait and see.
Shortly after the year's Halloween festivities had ended, this adorable little guy discovered that some dude had absconded with his superhero backpack. Adding insult to injury, it contained his hard-earned Halloween candy and his PSP. Listen to him tell it...
We've wanted a PlayStation Phone for a long time. Before there was an iPhone or Windows Phone. Now it's real, finally, running Android 3.0 with a multitouch trackpad for joysticks. But in today's world, should it live or die?
This is Darren Suchon. And even at 42 years old, he doesn't understand that it's wrong to drive your live-in girlfriend off the road just because she took your PlayStation away. Especially when you're using her Porsche to do it.
Well this could be interesting! Looks as though Sony's apparently in search of a developer with Android experience for its PlayStation division. Which could mean that the rumored Android 3.0 PlayStation phone closer to reality than we thought. Or maybe—if they're just staffing up now—further away. Either way, it's a…
There's a rumor floating around Gamescom in Cologne, Germany this week, that selected VIPs are supposedly getting hands-on with the next PSP, which apparently features touch-controls on the back of the device for added gameplay input.
Engadget's reporting that Sony Ericsson, who hasn't been quickest on the draw with Android devices, is in the "late stages of planning" for an Android 3.0 smartphone with sliding gaming controls and an accompanying gaming platform.
At E3, Sony skimmed over their new $50/year (or $18/three months) premium PS3 service called PlayStation Plus. Now, they've finally outlined exactly what's included in the offer:
E3's biggest loser? It's Sony. They've been lagging behind for years overall, but to lose at hardware, their strongest suit? What a pity.
While I might question the game of choice, I don't think anyone can argue with the delicious awesomeness of an 18-inch PSP cake. Or is that awesome deliciousness? Either way, me want.