• Sony exec: The NGP is a 'portable console'

    Posted February 3, 2011 - 1:09 pm

    Why did Sony spill the beans on its PSP successor now instead of at an event like E3 2011? Is it really a handheld or something else? And how long should we expect it to stick around?
  • Don't worry, Sony's NGP will play older PSP games, too

    Posted February 1, 2011 - 12:15 pm

    You've probably noticed Sony's Next Generation Portable (NGP) and PSP successor doesn't have a UMD drive. That's on balance a very good thing. The UMD drive tends to be noisy, adds weight (not to mention a significant potential point of failure) to the unit, the discs themselves attract finger smudges, dust, and scratches, and toting even a moderately sized UMD library around can be a messy, multiple-case pain.
  • How much for that NGP (PSP2) in the window?

    Posted January 28, 2011 - 2:46 pm

    Games retailer GameStop seems to enjoy frightening casual passerby. The games retailer yesterday listed Sony's just announced NGP, or "Next Generation Portable" (nee PSP2) for $1,000. "Actual price to be determined," read the product title, pre-orders accepted.
  • The Next Generation Portable: Under the hood

    Posted January 27, 2011 - 10:21 pm

    Not only is it real, but GamePro got some face time with Sony's sleek new handheld. We take a look at what makes the Next Generation Portable tick, and how it stacks up against the PSP.
  • Sony announces NGP (aka PSP2) and talks Playstation gaming on Android [video]

    Posted January 27, 2011 - 3:55 am

    Engadget gets some hands-on time with a Playstation Phone but the big news is out of Tokyo where Sony held its "Playstation Meeting 2011" event where they introduced both Playstation gaming on Android and the PSP2, currently code named NGP.
  • More PSP2 rumors in run-up to alleged reveal on the 27th

    Posted January 25, 2011 - 8:44 am

    Many in the tech blogging circles are convinced that Sony is going to introduce their new handheld gaming system at an intimate event this week. While we wait, rumored details of the new hardware continue to leak out.
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