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Cheaper Sony PSP E-1000 to retail at under $150

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We all know that the PlayStation Vita, previously known as the Next-Gen PSP (NGP), is almost ready for public consumption, but not everyone is prepared to fork out the $249 starting price for the hot new handheld. So, Sony has just announced a cheaper version called the PSP E-1000, which will retail for just under $150 US.

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Japan grabs PS Vita before US: 2012

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I wandered my way into a Costco yesterday and emerged with a $170 Nintendo 3DS. They did the price drop early and I couldn't help myself. Maybe that's a good thing, because I'd be left waiting all the way until some time next year if I wanted to get the Sony PlayStation Vita instead.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Play review: The Android PlayStation phone

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I play a lot of games on my smartphone. The trouble is that a smartphone was never really designed for serious video game playing, and that's where the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play is supposed to come into the picture. It's PlayStation certified and is purpose-built to give gamers what they want while still doing the usual Android smartphone thing too.

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Sony to officially announce PSP2 before end of month?

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With all the news, rumors, hearsay, and even videos of the upcoming Sony Ericsson PlayStation Phone (XPERIA Play), we've almost forgotten that it's not really meant to be the official successor to the original PSP. Well, Sony hasn't forgotten and it looks like the PSP2 is going to be unveiled to us before the end of the month.

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Apple iOS overtakes Sony PSP in mobile gaming

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Gaming purists scoffed when Apple enthusiasts proclaimed that the Apple iPhone and iPod touch were not only viable mobile gaming platforms, they said that they could be even more popular than conventional gaming handhelds. That claim has now come to fruition with the increasing popularity of Apple's iOS products.

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Future Nintendo DS, Sony PSP will have 3G

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The next Sony PSP or Nintendo DS you buy may be fully equipped with 3G wireless capabilities, according to rumors surrounding Japan's largest mobile phone company. Whispering fairies say NTT DoCoMo is negotiating with both Nintendo and Sony, makers of the DS and PSP mobile gaming consoles, and that could only be for one very specific thing - to take mobile gaming to the next level of online multiplayer action. Connected anywhere, anytime, by 3G.

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Sony PSP 3D could be closer than we think

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Follow me on this one. When Nintendo first came forward with the Nintendo Revolution, which later became the Nintendo Wii, many people thought the motion-based controls were a fad and a gimmick. Fast forward several years and Sony is now making the Move, which is awfully Wii-like in nature. More recently, Reggie Fils-Aime confirmed the existence of the Nintendo 3DS, pointing toward a glasses-free 3D portable gaming experience. Will Sony do the same with its PSP or PSPgo? It's very possible, because Sony is already working with 3D video.

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Kojima: Metal Gear Solid lives again on PSP with Peace Walker

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Shigeru Miyamoto may have come up with an iconic Italian plumber named Mario, but Hideo Kojima is the mastermind behind a crazy kook named SNAAAAAAAAKE. Some people thought that the series was done, but not Kojima. Metal Gear Solid is coming back. According to some tweets from Kojima himself, the studio is working on a game that could "easily have been dubbed MGS5." They say that this is a "true" Metal Gear Solid game and it seems to be destined for the Sony PSP.

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Marvel Digital Comics Show Up on Sony PSP

It was promised several months ago that the Sony PSP would get loaded with a huge array of digital comic books and now that promise is finally coming to fruition. In between sessions of Little Big Planet, you can peruse through everything from Iron Man to the Incredible Hulk on ...

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