Yes you read that right, its obviously a sign that the Next-Gen Portables are coming soon to your nearest store shelves, and Sony is probably starting to show signs that its gonna begin shifting its focus to the NGP. Here we get news that Sony will slash the price of the PSP-3000 down to $130 starting this weekend. The previous price of $170 MSRP gets a $40 cut, a very considerable amount especially during these financial times.
Also, all 3000-bundled Entertainment Packs will be also down to $160. The PSP Go price however, will still remain at $200. boo!
Sony has announced the first PSN Gamers Choice Awards, nominees have been pre-selected by Sony, however, this will allow PSP and PS3 users to vote on their favorite downloadable game for each platform.
Starting from Feb. 22 until March 1, users will be able to vote for their favorite downloadable PSP or PS3 game, Mini, and PSN-exclusive games by downloading a free XMB theme of that game. The games that will win in each of the categories will be discounted 50% for Plus members and 30% for all PSN users during this year’s Spring Fever promotion. Free XMB themes will be available for games like Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Costume Quest, and God of War: Ghost of Sparta and others more.
Best PS3 Downloadable Game
Pac-Man Championship Edition DX
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game
Best PSP Downloadable Game
God of War: Ghost of Sparta
Lunar Silver Star Harmony
Phantasy Star Portable 2
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable
Valkyria Chronicles 2
Best PS3/PSP Mini
A Space Shooter for Two Bucks
Age of Zombies
Monsters (Probably) Stole My Princess
Best PSN-Exclusive Game
Sam & Max Ep. 1
Square Enix has announced that the game known as Final Fantasy Agito XIII would now be called Final Fantasy Type-0. Detail on why the name change is still scarce and will post updates as soon as more info comes.
Here we are presented with a new trailer, which looks like a war footage and game play.
Rumored release date: Summer (this year?)
Remember the PlayStation Phone posted here a few months ago?
Sony Ericcson’s PlayStation-branded smartphone the so-called “Xperia Play,” or as a lot of us would prefer to call it “PlayStation Phone” now has commercial and has been sighted in YouTube. Here it shows the Android mascot having it own human thumbs sewn onto its arms, it also shows an unknown fighting game which sort of resembles and old version of Tekken.
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Ladies and gentlemen, meet the Playstation Phone.
The Playstation Phone or PSP Phone, call it what you want but its here. The folks at Engadget got their hands on photos of the much anticipated PlayStation Phone. We’ve heard of PSP Phone rumors in the past, there are even reports that Sony Ericsson refused PlayStation-brand phone idea, but alas, here we get a first look at a prototype model.
Earlier this month Tech4idiots posted about a rumor about a price drop for the PSP Go, a $50 price drop in order to help boost sales of the handheld. The PSP Go price drop was first confirmed for Japan but no word yet for US prices.
[UPDATE]: Reuters is reporting that SCEA has also dropped the price of Go in the US from to $199, down from $249.
Sony Corp said that it would cut the price of its PSPgo portable game player in Japan will now be priced at JP¥ 16,800 (US$ 200/ UK£ 132). And $199 from $249 in the United States this month.
The latest version of the PlayStation Portable was launched about a year ago and sales has not really been up for the UMD-less handheld. Good news for the price cut as it comes as just in time for the holidays and as game makers enter the vital year-end shopping period.
Code Tactics’ have released version 1.4.1 of their homebrewed flight sim, Mobile Assault with Mobile Assault v1.4.1. The latest release includes new fixes on various issues, AI optimisations and more.
SMS Plus PSP v1.3.1 is a Sega Master System and Game Gear emulator for the PSP created by homebrew coder Akop Karapetyan. Akop released A new version with new features that includes support for TMS9918-based display modes, along with some minor enhancements and fixes. Continue reading “Homebrew – SMS Plus PSP v1.3.1” »