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Sony’s PlayStation Vita’s Memory Card at E3

Written on June 14, 2011 by Lulu

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As Sony present PlayStation Vita at E3 2011, they also discussed about the internal memory card for the said console.

At the presentation of Sony’s PlayStation Vita E3 2011, Sony also showed the new removable internal memory card for the said console. It will be available in 4 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB, and 32 GB as it was said in E3.

Unlike the memory stick, the said memory card appearance is very close to a variety of SD(Secure Digital) cards that has an ultra small flash memory card designed, it just have a little notch in its side confirming they hew to Sony’s unfortunate habit of using proprietary storage formats. But the cost of Vita’s memory card is still shrouded with mysteries.

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Sony’s PSP2 is No Longer NGP, it’s Vita

Written on May 31, 2011 by Adam Eve

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Sony's next handheld gaming console is no longer PSP2 or NGP, it's now called Vita.

Just when gamers are getting used to NGP or Next Generation Portable, the Sony PSP’s successor got a new branding. A week before E3 2011 kicks off this June 7, a splurge of pre-conference speculations claim that the PSP2 will be renamed as Vita. In addition to this, an insider for video game site – GamesPundit – also said that Vita will be ‘the definite and final name of the new system’.

Initial rumors about the console’s new branding heated up after Mega Rock Blog published a series of Vita photos. However, it was pulled off immediately. Nevertheless, expect to learn more about the Sony Vita or PSP2 or NGP when the E3 2011 takes place in Los Angeles.

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E3 2011: Let the Console Wars Begin!

Written on April 24, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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The console wars begin anew as Nintendo Wii will most likely heat up the competition with their next generation home console.

With less than two months away until the Electronic Entertainment Expo or E3 2011 kicks in to rock the video game industry, many people are already wondering what’s going to happen and what surprises are in store for our Xbox360s, PS3s, Nintendo 3DS, etc.

E3 has always been a mini-barometer on how gamers react to a gaming company’s platter. If one line is way longer than the other, that only means that company A is doing much better than company B. Sony, Ninendo and Microsoft have already given hints to what they’ll bring into the console wars during their more or less two hours of unadulterated attention, and it looks like we’ll be seeing more of what we already know, but let’s hope it won’t be a snoozefest.

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Sony NGP Won’t Be Delayed After All

Written on April 07, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Looks like the Sony NGP is still set for a late 2011 release despite the massive earthquake and tsunami.

Bloomberg news reported earlier that the Sony Next Generation Portable, NGP or PSP2, will have its launch date delayed after last month’s earthquake and tsunami. Today, Sony Corp. refutes the claim, as they announced that it’s sticking with the original plan of launching the handheld console by late 2011.

Looks like the Sony NGP has made itself back to our Christmas wishlist.

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Sony Music Unlimited Coming to PSP and NGP

Written on April 02, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Music's in the clouds, as Sony expands the Music Unlimited service to the PSP and NGP.

Looks like Sony is sending their consoles to the clouds, as the company announced that its music subscription service – Sony Music Unlimited – will reach PlayStation Portable (PSP) and Next Generation Portable (NGP)soon. The service is currently being offered only to the PlayStation 3.

The Music Unlimited service, which contains over six million songs, offers two options: Basic Plan, which encompasses genre-specific and era-specific channels of music, costing £3.99; and Premium Service that additionally provides on-demand access to all songs and channels, costing £9.99.

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Sony NGP: Sony’s Great Ambition Came to Life

Written on February 15, 2011 by Charles Bass

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"It's a platform looking forward with great ambition." ---Shuhei Yoshida, SCEA Worldwide Studios President

While Sony’s Xperia Play soars high, NGP lie low. But we cannot say no to some hot details about the device.

SCEA Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida revealed a few interesting details about the device. He said that the PSP will stick around even after the launch of NGP.

“The NGP features everything Sony can and wants to do today,” he said. “It’s a platform looking forward with great ambition.

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Sony NGP Predicted to Cost $299 to $349 for Wi-Fi Only Model According to EEDAR

Written on February 04, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Will analysis firm EEDAR stay on the mark with their projected Sony NGP prices? Only Sony themselves can tell.

With great specs, come great price tags. That seems to be the message EEDAR is sending as it weighs in the Sony NGP (Next Gen Portable) based on hardware and software cost and the likelihood of the console’s success. It might not be easy to swallow to some as the NGP is predicted to cost around $299 to $349, and that’s only for the Wi-Fi model. Though the analysis firm expresses optimism that the Sony NGP is on its way to “handsomely surpass sales of its predecessor, the PSP,” but it will still boil down on the long-term support from publishers and how competitive its price will be, especially compared to the Nintendo 3DS.

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PlayStation NGP and Call of Duty Team-up Bound to be Epic

Written on January 29, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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With PlayStation NGP on the road to greatness with its stellar features plus the innate awesomeness of Call of Duty, what could ever go wrong with this kind of team up? That's right, NOTHING.

Were you cut short from the Call of Duty experience on your PlayStation Portable (PSP)? Well here’s some good news for you, especially if you’re planning to buy the PSP’s successor. Philip Earl from Activision has expressed the game publisher’s support to the PlayStation NGP (Next Generation Portable), which may mean we’ll be getting more than the usual Call of Duty titles on the PSNGP (or PSP2 for the hardheaded ones).

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Now Showing: Sony PSP2/NGP Preview Video

Written on January 27, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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'The power is in your hands,' that's how Sony defines the successor of the PSP, the NGP or Next Gen Portable (or PSP2 to most of us).

Don’t we all just wished we were there at the Sony Press Conference at Tokyo? Wouldn’t it be awesome if we were sitting there at the auditorium, all starry-eyed while the Sony executives show off PlayStation’s new stuff? Wouldn’t it be amazing if we hear the words come straight from their mouth instead of just reading a rough manuscript from tech-websites? Well life isn’t fair, unfortunately. However, the best thing that you can do is watch this 2-minute advert presented at the event which explains what the PSP2/New Gen Portable/NGP can do in the most whimsical and visually stunning way possible. So sit back and enjoy the show after the break.

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PlayStation Suite Lets Android Phones Play PlayStation Games

Written on January 27, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Sony looks into the future of cross-platform games with PlayStation Suite. Now you can play PlayStation titles on your Android phones as well!

Sony has unveiled another ground breaking improvement that transcends the barrier between gaming consoles and smartphones at the Sony Press Conference in Tokyo. The ‘PlayStation Suite’ is probably the next generation of gaming where certified PlayStation games can do a cross-platform from Sony consoles like the PSP2/NGP to mobile phones, particularly Android powered ones (sorry Apple fans!).

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