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PlayStation Vita up for pre-ordering on Amazon and Best Buy
Can’t wait to get your hands on the next generation PlayStation Portable aka the PlayStation Vita? Well, the folks over at Amazon and Best Buy are now more than willing to start collecting your money for the upcoming console. It’s been reported that the two major shopping outlets are now accepting pre-orders for the PlayStation Vita console that’s scheduled to arrive at the end of this year (in Japan at […]

PS Vita will almost certainly be the NGP's new name
Sony’s official PlayStation press conference happens later today and it’s going to be a heck of a show, with more concrete info on the NGP expected to be announced and a heavy dose of PS3 gaming to soothe burned PlayStation Network gamers.Over the last week or so, we’ve been hearing a lot of news regarding the NGP’s new name “PS Vita” – with Vita meaning “life” in Latin. Now, there’s […]

Sony shows off NGP in videos
Want a little more NGP/Sony Vita goodness to satisfy your cravings after being exposed to some screenshots earlier today? Well, Sony has released some video footage of the console running Uncharted: Golden Abyss, Wipeout 2048 and Sound Shapes. Boy, do the games look fantastic or what? Besides looking good, the new control schemes that involve the touchscreen and sensors on the device are pretty impressive as well – they feel […]

Tons of NGP/PS Vita screens leak out ahead of E3
E3 is coming up fast next week and we’re all craving for news on Sony’s NGP/ PS Vita. We want to know whether specs have been cut, how much the portable handheld is going to be and when we can get one ourselves. Unfortunately, details on all those have not been made official by Sony.What we do have are a heaping load of brand spanking new screenshots for a few […]


Hideo Kojima provides status updates on new Metal Gear Solid games
We know you want more Snake and upcoming Metal Gear Solid games, but it looks like there won’t be much talk about it at E3 this year. In the latest Kojima Productions podcast, Hideo Kojima, creator of the Metal Gear Solid franchise answered questions with a simple “yes” or “no” with regard to the series.This is what we know: 1) He will not be at Microsoft’s E3 press conference. Kojima was there […]

Sony NGP might be gimped before release
Now this is an interesting bit of news – French tech site 01net claims that Sony is in a quandary right now, and they might resort to lowering costs and cutting corners for the future NGP (Next Generation Portable) in order to compete with the Nintendo 3DS’ price point of $249, making it gimped on paper before it is even released. As a gamer who is looking forward to this […]

Uncharted NGP bridges story between first two PS3 games (Updated)
There hasn’t been a lot of news related to Sony’s NGP or its games, but here’s at least something to hold down Uncharted fans. According to an interview conducted by with Naughty Dog, Uncharted NGP‘s storyline will take place between that of the first and second Uncharted games on PSP. Uncharted fans will recall that there are unexplained story gaps between the first two, and hopefully this the NGP version […]

Mass Effect 3 and Battlefield 3 might see release on 3DS or NGP
This is interesting news. EA Games currently lists Mass Effect 3 and Battlefield 3 under a “handheld/mobile” category. Does that mean those respective games are coming to the 3DS and NGP? Not quite. As Kotaku notes, the games could be spin-offs for the series and it’s still unclear which systems or devices “handheld/mobile” refers to. For all we know, it could be a game for an Android smartphone or iPhone. […]

Is WipeOut Trinity an NGP game?
Look at what someone found. According to SystemLink, Sony Computer Entertainment of Europe is now listed as the owner of the domain “” We knew that a WipeOut game was in development for the NGP, but we didn’t know its name. Early rumors point to the next game in the futuristic hover jet racing series as being titled WipeOut 2048 or WipeOut Trinity. What system the game will appear on […]

Will Resistance use the NGP's camera to pick up weapons?
The NGP has two cameras, one on the front and one on the back. We already know that Sony is going to be pushing a few augmented reality games with the two cameras, but how else can they be used? According to Jolt‘s super ninja Sony sources, in Resistance, players will be able to pick up new weapons they pass by, simply by “passing” their hand or finger on one […]

Sony NGP prowess shown off in tech demo
We know that the Sony NGP (Next Generation Portable) is extremely suitable for Massive Multiplayer Online titles, and when you check out its video prowess as well as what it is capable of visually, then chances are you will need to pick up your jaw from the floor afterwards. Whispers abound that the NGP will be nearly on par with the PS3 in terms of power, but we do have […]

Sony reflects back on 8 years of augmented reality, excited for NGP
Think the Nintendo 3DS’s cute AR card games is the first video game system to take advantage of augmented reality? Better think again. Sony made a video reminding everyone that it’s the pioneer of augmented reality games, starting back in 2003 with the PlayStation 2’s EyeToy. Since then, Sony’s evolved the EyeToy into the PlayStation Eye for the PlayStation 3, expanded its usage with the PlayStation Move and even built […]

Sony: Nintendo 3DS is for kids, Xbox 360's DVDs not enough
It’s just another day in the world and Sony is once again shooting its beak off. This time in an interview with Fortune, Sony Computer Entertainment of America president Jack Tretton sounds off on what he thinks about the PlayStation 3 and NGP‘s direct competition. Speaking on the Xbox 360, Tretton says that Microsoft’s console is using outdated tech with its games stored on DVDs as opposed to the larger-sized […]

NGP's official name, pricing and launch games to be announced at E3
Critical information such as the NGP‘s official name (NGP is tentative and short for Next Generation Portable), pricing, release time and official launch games have yet to be unveiled. Don’t fret, a reliable source from VG247 says that all will be made clear at this year’s E3 video game expo in Los Angeles in June. We’ve  heard rumblings that the NGP is going to be very expensive and rumors that […]

Sony rubbishes NGP delay because of Japan earthquake
Sony Japan pulled Wall Street Journal aside from their busy schedule in order to debunk earlier reports that did suggest Japan’s recent earthquake as being the cause of delay for the NGP (Next Generation Portable)’s release in selected territories, while comments spewed forth by SCEA president Jack Tretton were outright “wrong.” According to Sony’s representative, Satoshi Fukuoka, the company expects “no impact from the quake on our launch plan,” and […]

NGP component shortage could delay global launch
We’ve got some bad news for Sony NGP fans. According to a Bloomberg report, Sony may delay the launch of the NGP due to a component shortage caused by the Japanese earthquake last month. Sony Computer Entertainment of America president Jack Tretton says instead of seeing a worldwide launch later this year in Asia, Europe and the US, it may see release in only one region (we’re guessing Japan). At first glance, the delay might […]

Unreal Engine 3 Coming to Sony Xperia Play and NGP?
Epic’s Mark Rein loves the PlayStation 3. He loves the Xbox 360. He loves the PC. You know what else he loves? His company’s Unreal Engine 3 on the iPhone and iPad. He doesn’t care much about Ubisoft porting the older Unreal Engine 2 to the 3DS. That much we know. However, concerning Sony’s upcoming Android-powered Xperia Play smartphone and PlayStation Portable successor – the NGP – he says Epic’s […]

PS3 Game Franchises Tossed to New Devs for NGP Editions
The NGP is one hell of a powerful beast and at the Sony NGP unveil in Tokyo back in January, Sony showed off some impressive first-party titles, namely big hitters like Uncharted and Resistance. That’s about as far it goes. Insomniac Games, developers of the Ratchet & Clank and Resistance games on the PlayStation 3 will not be working be working on any NGP games, but instead will remain “totally […]

PSP Go sees a permanent price drop
The Sony NGP (Next Generation Portable) isn’t out just yet, but that doesn’t mean Sony is going to let you anticipate the device even more by offering a lower price for their poor selling PSP Go – which definitely has moved far fewer units than the suits at Sony expected, although they won’t admit it. The PSP Go will now retail for $149.99 a pop, which is a cool 25% […]

Sony NGP doesn’t stand a chance against the Apple App Store?
According to an interview with Neil Young, CEO of ngmoco, a successful mobile game developer/publisher, the Next Generation Portable (NGP or Sony PlayStation Portable 2 for those not in the know) will be “dead on arrival” when it comes out later this year. According to Young, the NGP will have a tough time competing against mobile phone games due to the price of apps. With the average mobile phone games […]