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NGP: ‘4x as powerful as any other portable’

Though Sony didn’t this morning repeat the "as powerful as PS3" line that it had been giving to developers over the last few months, the Next Generation Portable is certainly a stompingly powerful device. In fact, Epic founder Tim Sweeney told attendees at Sony’s Tokyo press gathering that the new …

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NGP: COD leads software lineup

Sony’s NGP will be here by the end of the year, and if the games announced today are anything to go by it’s going to be a blockbuster Q4. Activision’s senior VP of Asia Philip Earl took to the stage in Tokyo this morning to announce what is probably the …

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NGP: PlayStation Suite changes the game

The Next Generation Portable hardware itself may be technically very impressive, but arguably the biggest news to emerge from Tokyo this morning is that of Sony’s new PlayStation Suite. The new software platform will not only power the content delivery for the NGP, but will also bring PlayStation gaming to …

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NGP: Physical storage confirmed

As revealed by MCV earlier this month, Sony has stuck with physical media for its PSP successor, though it’s opted for a flash card as opposed to disc based system. The advantages fog static memory are numerous. Firstly, the moving mechanisms needed to read data off a disc are eradicated, …

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NGP: Tech specs outlined

After all the months of leaks and speculation, the PSP2 is finally here with a concrete launch date of late 2011. Well, actually it’s not. The NGP (Next Generation Portable) as it’s currently being known, is here. And here’s a complete technical run down of the system’s specifications. • CPU: …

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NGP: The first official pictures

Front and rear touch control, twin analogue sticks and a shed load of power – the NGP (aka the PSP2) has finally been unveiled. And here are the first official pictures:

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NGP: Sony outlines handheld games vision in Tokyo

It’s taken some time, but Sony this morning finally stepped up its game in the handheld space. At a special event in Tokyo, SCE president Kaz Hirai unveiled a new strategy that sees the format-holder embrace the evolving world of mobile content. For the time being, the PSP2 is being …

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Cousens backs up PSP2 power claims

Earlier this month MCV revealed that Sony is touting the PSP2 to publishers as being "as powerful as the PS3". Many scoffed at the claims, but one industry veteran has backed them up. Speaking to Eurogamer, Codemasters CEO Rod Cousens stated: "You’re going to have statements, which are already out …

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Time set for PSP2 reveal

The long-awaited announcement of the PSP2 will take place in Tokyo at 6:00am UK time on Thursday January 27th. The specific time of the press briefing was revealed by Nikkei, as translated by Andriasang. The meeting itself is being referred to as ‘PlayStation Meeting 2011’, meaning there may even be …

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PSP2: The Story So Far

On January 27th this week, Sony WILL finally offer up official details for the PSP2. From today, key representatives based across the global games industry – from publishing and development to the media, from Bath to Boston – are flying to Tokyo for the grand unveiling. The successor is expected …

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