Very soon, that little flip-screened gaming console hidden in your draw or under your bed is going to break all kinds of crazy records. Currently, the PlayStation 2 is king of the best-selling console hill, but come October...

According to NPD analysts who've been tracking gaming sales, "The NDS is approaching the PS2 as the best-selling hardware system of all time...and by October or November of this year, it should meet or exceed the install base of the PS2."

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With PSP sales sliding and Nintendo DS sales tallying up to 129 million units so far, Sony had better pull its finger from its triangle button and start producing a proper successor to the PSP. [Kotaku]