Tag Archives: psp2

Ngmoco: Sony hardware ‘in trouble’

The founder of mobile gaming outfit ngmoco has suggested that Sony’s position in the hardware space is weak in contrast to its contemporaries Microsoft and Nintendo. Speaking to IndustryGamers, Neil Young said he believed Sony is ‘in trouble’ insofar as console platforms are concerned, and pointed to Microsoft as the …

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Dev budgets have ‘tripled’ on 3DS and NGP

The arrival of two new handheld platforms will bring high-end mobile technologies to the market, but also a significant increase in project budgets, according to developers working in the field. One studio head told Develop that 3DS launch titles clearly have budgets two-to-three times what typical DS games have seen …

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The portable revolution

Both Sony and Nintendo have hit back with new platforms to take on iOS, but what does 3DS and NGP mean for game developers?

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NGP to hit Europe this year?

Forget what you’ve heard about Japan getting it first – third party licensees insist that NGP will arrive in Europe this year. Sources have told MCV that development deadlines have been set to ensure key Western releases are finished before the end of the summer for deployment in the autumn. …

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Mark Rein champions console-like NGP

Epic Games’ chief Mark Rein says the NGP will offer a ridiculously compelling” console experience to gamers. Speaking to Eurogamer at GDC, he claimed the addition of dual analogue sticks will boost the PSP successor’s appeal to shooter fans and encourage people to play it for longer periods of time. …

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Ngmoco: NGP is dead on arrival

Sony’s upcoming PSP successor the Next Generation Portable will be unable to compete with Apple’s iPhone and its digital distribution portal the App Store, a leading casual games exec has warned. His thoughts echo those muttered by analyst Michael Pachter last year. I think they are hurt; I think they’re …

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