It looks like Sony is ready to throw away the codename NGP and replace it with Vita, as the company has registered trademarks on the name and logo.

Spotted on the Trademarks and Designs Registrations Office of the European Union, Sony has filed three trademarks: PSVita, PlayStation Vita and a stylised PSVita logo.

We'll find out at Sony's E3 conference just what it intends to call its new console. Stick with us!