Sega West president, Mike Hayes has told CVG that they are “extremely optimistic about the new device hence our upfront and early commitment.” Sega were reportedly one of very few devs/publishers to exhibit at the NGP launch in Tokyo recently. They showed off their upcoming Yakuza 4 and revealed that the firm were able to use PS3 shaders and effects on NGP.
And so the hype around Sony’s Next Generation Portable games consoles’ price begins. Sony boss Andrew House also told Eurogamer he wouldn’t confirm a price, but that the console would be “affordable.”
PSP2 is official? Erm, yes. Maybe. Under another name. For now.
At a “specially convened press conference” [I suppose our invite is still in the post] held earlier today, 27 January in Tokyo, Japan, Sony announced its next generation portable entertainment system, but left it at code name…NGP – get it? The NGP promises to deliver “the ultimate portable entertainment experience.”
Sega has announced its UK release schedule for 2011, which looks like a decent and varied selection of games.
Some of the games, including the enticing Aliens: Colonial Marines, are marked as TBA, but some heavyweight titles like Yakuza 4 and the Dreamcast Collection do come with specific launch dates. Included in the Dreamcast Collection is Sonic Adventure, Crazy Taxi, SEGA Bass Fishing, and Space Channel 5: Part 2.
Korner Entertainment is porting to the world of Ubongo, the popular board game, into a videogames which will be available ‘very soon’ on PC-CD Rom, WiiWare, DSiWare, iPhone, iPod, IPad and PSP Mini platforms.
Grzegorz Rejchtman is a Swedish game designer who is a native of Poland. He’s the inventor of Ubongo, and he answers some questions.
Well it certainly would be the quickest way that I could convince my wife that I need a handheld gaming device. Some images have surfaced from a Chinese website M8cool.com where they have come up with an imitation PSP phone. Apparently this has been rumored to be a project in the works at Sony Ericsson, but nothing official has come…
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