When you break out your mobile phone for a bit of gaming, where do you tend to be situated? And don’t say “Oh, usually on the bus or the train,” because EA has been watching you and it knows that you’re lying. At the recent DICE summit (“DICE” standing for “Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain”), EA’s Vice President of Mobile Worldwide studios, Travis Boatman, attempted to dispel what he called “five...read more
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Not sure what to make of Sony’s Next Generation Portable (NGP)? Maybe you should listen to Hideo Kojima, the acclaimed director of the Metal Gear Solid franchise. He’s so excited about the NGP’s potential for cloud gaming that we’ll probably have to peel him off the moon at E3 2011. When Sony unveiled the NGP, Kojima was on hand with Metal Gear Solid 4 (MGS 4) footage to help demonstrate that the NGP is capable of PS3-level graphics. But...read more
When Sony unveiled its Next Generation Portable (NGP), the Internet rushed to hold it up next to its immediate competitor, Nintendo’s 3DS, like a scientific specimen. Though there’s a lot that still needs to be made clear about the NGP–price included–we haven’t been able to resist speculating if Sony’s sales will sprint ahead of Nintendo’s in this coming generation of handheld video game systems. When you look at an NGP,...read more
Sony’s Next Generation Portable–NGP–is some pretty exciting stuff. Heck, it’s been an exciting month for handheld game systems; we live in exciting times. But the NGP is also the subject of much curiosity because of its lineage. The Sony PSP is a sophisticated, sleek piece of handheld hardware, and it’s seen its share of cool games. But the PSP ultimately tumbled in as a distant second to Nintendo’s smaller, cheaper, less...read more
The PSP 2, now officially code-named the “Next Generation Portable” (or “NGP”) will offer 3G support. This feature isn’t mandatory: The NGP will have at least two separate SKUs so that buyers can choose between a model with 3G support, or one without. Both models will support Wi-Fi connectivity. At this point, we don’t know how much the NGP will cost with or without 3G support. We don’t know who will be providing 3G access...read more