Story so far :
- 2 analog sticks
- six access motion controls
- new game media (flash based carts)
- large screen
- touch pad on the back
- Front and rear camera, with a microphone
- 5 inch OLED
- 3G plus WiFI
- 4x resolution of PSP
- Touch screen
- Touch pad on back of device
- PS3 quality graphics
- Released this holiday season, in Japan
- micro analogue stick
- downloaded PSP titles work on NGP
- Little Big Planet
- Hot Shots Golf
- Reality Fighters
- Gravity Daze
- Smart As
- Little Deviants
- Call of Duty
ARM® CortexTM-A9 core (4 core)
Approx. 182.0 x 18.6 x 83.5mm (width x height x depth) (tentative, excludes largest projection)
5 inches (16:9), 960 x 544, Approx. 16 million colors, OLED
Multi touch screen (capacitive type)
Rear touch pad
Multi touch pad (capacitive type)
Front camera, Rear camera
Built-in stereo speakers
Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer), Three-axis electronic compass
Wi-Fi location service support
Keys / Switches
Directional buttons (Up/Down/Right/Left)
Action buttons (Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square)
Shoulder buttons (Right/Left)
Right stick, Left stick
START button, SELECT button
Volume buttons (+/-)
Mobile network connectivity (3G)
IEEE 802.11b/g/n (n = 1x1)(Wi-Fi) (Infrastructure mode/Ad-hoc mode)
Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR ?A2DP/AVRCP/HSP?
ACQUIRE Corp. ALVION Inc. AQ INTERACTIVE INC. ARC SYSTEM WORKS Co.,Ltd. ARIKA CO.,LTD. ARTDINK CORPORATION ASCII MEDIA WORKS Inc. CAPCOM CO., LTD. CHUN SOFT CO., Ltd Codemasters Software Company Limited Crafts & Meister Co.,Ltd. CyberConnect2 Co.,Ltd. D3 PUBLISHER Inc. Dimps Corporation Edia Co., Ltd. ENTERBRAIN, INC. FromSoftware, Inc Gameloft K.K. Genki Co.,Ltd. Grasshopper Manufacture Inc. GungHo Online Entertainment,Inc GUST CO.,LTD. HAMSTER Corporation HUDSON SOFT CO., LTD. IDEA FACTORY CO., LTD. Index Corporation(Atlus) IREM SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INC. KADOKAWA GAMES,LTD. Kadokawa Shoten Publishing Co., Ltd. Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. LEVEL-5 Inc. Marvelous Entertainment Inc. media5 Corporation NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. Nihon Falcom Corporation Nippon Ichi Software, Inc. NOWPRODUCTION, CO.,LTD Q Entertainment Inc. SEGA CORPORATION SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION Spike Co.,Ltd SQUARE ENIX Co., Ltd. SystemSoft Alpha Corp. TECMO KOEI GAMES CO., LTD. TOMY Company,Ltd. TOSE CO., LTD. Ubisoft K.K. YUKE’S Co., Ltd.
Activision, Inc. Capybara Games Demiurge Studios Epic Games Inc. Far Sight Studios Frima High Voltage Software Kung Fu Factory Paramount Digital Entertainment PopCap Games Powerhead Games Trendy Entertainment Ubisoft® Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment 2K Games 2K Sports
Avalanche Studios Climax Studios Ltd Codemasters Software Company Ltd Eurocom Developments Ltd Eutechnyx Ltd Exient Ltd Firemint PTY Ltd Gameloft SA Gusto Games Ltd Home Entertainment Suppliers PTY Ltd Impromptu Software Ltd Rebellion® Rockstar Games Sidhe Interactive Sumo Digital Ltd Team 17 Software Ltd Ubisoft Entertainment SA Zen Studios Ltd
Media and additional info
Some images of games
Sony Press release
Sony Game Reel
Hot Shots Demo
Little Deviants Demo
Information on Playstation on Android.
Personally, I don't want better than NDS graphics on my handheld systems.
All those HD details packed onto a small screen are more likely to give me a headache, if I even notice them, than leave me in awe.
Another over priced Sony product which will fail :giogio
At least it has two analog sticks this time.
An OLED touchscreen alone will add $150~$200 to the price of the PSP2. Add in whatever the hell they've got to get it running near the PS3's level, then the 3G Data on top of that... We're talking closer to the iPad price, like, around at least $600.
Which is probably reasonable, if Sony decide to market it as a tablet PC with actual games - unlike a certain other product. :LOS
The parts are really not that different.. OLED prices are actually cheap, it's once you go to bigger sizes (18" ++ ) that is becomes expensive.
They already proved they believe we want to pay a premium, plus they'll probably argue that the iPad costs as just much but only does things half as well.
Well, psp has epic games, it may have failed for sony but as a consumer i love it.
Anyway, a price that low is optimistic given what's under the hood. I'm expecting the price to be closer to twice that. Which means they'll likely charge us around £550... Which is crazy, but it's comparable to the iPad's prices so nobody will complain.
I suppose I should hold off on buying a PSP for a little while yet. I wonder if this, if true, would play old PSP games as well? :hmm Or is Sony totally against backwards compatibility now?
I'm just glad they added dual thumbsticks.
I prefer the old-school d-pad myself.
And not the abominations that put it into one giant button, either. I like the seperated directional buttons the most.
I like the idea of this more than the 3DS, but i'll buy neither anyway.
But fuck both this and 3DS though until those prices drop to $199 or something. I heard 3DS is $300...fuck that, I could buy a Wii or a 360 at that price.
3DS is gonna be $250 actually.
You can still get a Wii for that. Or an XBOX 360. Or a PS3.
And a library of games you can get used/cheap.
If anything I'd probably have to get either an XBOX or PSP before I can warrant a 3DS/PSP2 purchase.
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