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We already knew Sony was supporting its Next Generation Portable (NGP) with big franchises like Uncharted, Killzone and Resistance thanks to the recently revealed line-up trailer, but the fate of third-party support for the device still remained unknown. A full list of publishers and developers working on games for the NGP has...
Get your guns
Here is the latest video of the PlayStation NGP’s line-up of games. The PSP2, codenamed NGP, stands for Next Generation Portable, and the graphical power of these trailers really live up to that name. Games showcased are Uncharted, Killzone and Resistance, among others.
Machine contains identical motion sensors
Sony's Next Generation Portable (NGP) is the successor to PlayStation Portable, and with an impressive feature set including a quad-core processor, 5" OLED screen and games including Uncharted, Killzone, Call of Duty and more. Unveiled in Japan this morning, it's already ignited the gaming media with...
Sony announced this morning that their new handheld, the NGP, would feature 3G connectivity
That functionality, according to SCEE boss Andrew House , will be entirely optional however. "The first thing to clarify, which I'm not sure the presentation did a perfect job of doing today, is that all of the devices will have Wi-Fi capability; a separate SKU will have 3G," House said. "So..
Available towards the end of 2011
Today Sony announced the successor to its PlayStation Portable (PSP) console, currently codenamed NGP (Next Generation Portable.) SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES ITS NEXT GENERATION PORTABLE ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEMUltimate Portable Entertainment System Makes Its Debut This Year, Further Expanding the...
Sony lifts the lid
Plenty of gamers will be curious about the hardware powering NGP games, so Sony has released the impressive statistics for what's inside the console. Headlining is the quad-core ARM Cortex CPU, a hugely powerful processor that should provide developers with plenty of scope for realising their visions. CPU ARM® Cortex™-A9 core...
While a majority of Sony's first-party line-up for new handheld NGP appears to rotate around traditional experiences, Little Deviants looks like something completely fresh
The game utilises the NGP's rear touch panel to manipulate the geometry of a lush environment. Putting your fingers behind the NGP has a similar effect to putting them beneath a blanket, their placement creates a bulge on the..
Our first hint at the NGP's pricing is a reference to Kaz Hirai's infamous E3 '05 meme
With Sony well known for their expensive products, many are wondering just how much the NGP will cost. You can rule out that famous "five-hundred-and-ninety-nine-US-dollars" price point for a start. Its not going to be $599, Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida told Game Informer. From the very..
Kotaku's just gone live with some overwhelmingly positive first impressions of Sony's Next Generation Portable
The site describes the system's OLED screen as "stunning", while explaining that the touch components provide "a new experience for PlayStation Portable gamers". The site adds that the device is much lighter than expected, serving up an explanation from Worldwide..
It probably got slightly overlooked in the carnage of this morning's Next Generation Portable announcement, but Sony announced a new Uncharted game this morning
The game's set to be a fresh spin-off of the Uncharted franchise (not a port) and is in development at Sony Bend. (Told you so.) We've been lead to believe that Naughty Dog are overlooking...
The one thing that's been missing from all this morning's NGP action has been actual games footage
Now we've got a smattering courtesy of Engadget. The reel demonstrates Uncharted, Wipeout (please remove the tilt controls), as well as Resistance and others. As expected, everything looks stupidly pretty. We know it's a cliche, but we can't wait to see more. Alongside the big block-buster titles..
PushSquare editor Sammy Barker delivers his first reaction to Sony's new handheld announcement, the Next Generation Portable
I often feel like I'm the only person in the world not caught up in the iOS hype hurricane. I think Apple's devices are fantastic pieces of kit, but as gaming systems they don't come anywhere near meeting the kind of...
After the demonstrations of PlayStation 3 titles running on the NGP, the concern on most people's lips -- if not price -- is battery life
A report on Eurogamer pegs the device's battery at a reasonable 4-5 hours, comparable with the notably inferior Nintendo 3DS. According to Eurogamer, 6-8 hours was Sony's original target for the device, something they may still achieve with additional development..
So you've got a problem with console games coming to portable systems
Fair enough, we've got the perfect game for you. Hidden amongst the spectacle of Killzone, Uncharted and Call Of Duty for NGP, Clap Hanz announced a new Hot Shots/Everybody's title for the device, tentatively named Hot Shots Golf Next. Not only does it look absolutely stunning (judging by this off-cam
So now we've heard the marketing line on Sony's NGP, it's time to digest the specifications
We'd love to give you a colourful commentary on what all the specs mean, but errr, we don't understand any of this stuff. Feel free to peruse the technical details as released by Sony after the jump though. If the thing can run PS3 games, we're assuming it's a beast. We don't need to understand anything..
Some elements of this NGP concept video are agonisingly cringe-worthy, but it gets across the main pillars of Sony's new handheld device
It showcases the handheld's top-tier features such as trophies, "Near" GPS connectivity and the PlayStation Network. Get the trailer after the jump.
Yakuza: Of The End and Lost Planet 2 are PlayStation 3 games
But that doesn't stop them running on Sony's latest portable device, the NGP. During Sony's PlayStation Meeting press conference in Japan, Capcom's Jun Takeuchi took to the stage to demonstrate Lost Planet 2 running on the new handheld. Takeuchi said the demo was running MT Framework Mobile and was put together in just two weeks. Takeuchi..
Epic Games' Tim Sweeney dropped by at Sony's PlayStation Meeting this morning to demonstrate that the Unreal Engine 3 runs on the NGP
Sweeney showcased an updated version of the iPhone's "Epic Citadel" tech demo, which featured more interaction and characters than the iPhone version. Sweeney claimed that the NGP is "four times as powerful" as any other handheld we've seen. Mmm.
Sony's new handheld, the NGP, is an absolute power-house
During Sony's PlayStation Meeting in Tokyo this morning, the platform holder brought Hideo Kojima on-stage to demonstrate PlayStation 3 title, Metal Gear Solid 4, on the portable system. "There's no announcement of a new title today," Kojima confessed, "But I'd like to talk about the future perspective." Kojima went on to..
According to Sony, LiveArea is the NGP's "game oriented communication platform"
It will replace the popular XMB interface that has graced numerous Sony products over the past five or so years. LiveArea will support popular PlayStation staples such as the PlayStation Store, Trophies, PSN friends, messaging and more. At long last: trophies on the go!
With the likes of Killzone and Uncharted heading to the NGP, there's certainly an emphasis on big blockbuster titles for Sony's new flagship handheld
Blockbuster titles don't get much bigger than Call Of Duty, an iteration of which has just been confirmed for NGP by Activision's Phillip Earle. Details were scarce, but Earle billed the game with the following anecdote: "We believe Call of Duty..
Sony's bringing out the big names to support their newly announced portable platform, the NGP
Amongst the in-development content includes familiar franchises such as Uncharted, LittleBigPlanet, Wipeout, Killzone and Hot Shots/Everybody's Tennis. Taking the stage to demonstrate the new Uncharted title, Shuhei Yoshida showcased how the device's touch-screen can be used to jump, while the system's..
So y'know all we've been hearing about the PlayStation Phone? Well PlayStation Suite is not that, though it kinda is at the same time
PlayStation Suite is PlayStation on phones and tablets. The service will provide "PlayStation content to other devices", including, of course, Android powered smart-phones. SCE top-bod Kaz Hirai noted that, "We will first emulate the first generation..