192w ago - Today Japanese video game peripheral manufacturer Hori has announced news of a new Sony-licensed PS3 Slim LCD screen modification that, when installed, will allow the PS3 Slim to go portable.
The devices attaches a 1,366 x 768 LCD screen and stereo speakers to your PlayStation 3 Slim console allowing you to essentially take the PS3 system anywhere you'd like.
Due out in Japan on May 27th for ¥26,040 ($275), and is able to display games in high definition (720p).
To quote: "Built by Japanese peripheral specialists Hori, it's an LCD screen that attaches to the top of the console, and is able to display games in high definition (720p).
Sounds slightly stupid, but then, it doesn't just give you a portable PS3, it gives you a portable Blu-Ray player as well (and, for the Japanese, it's even compatible with the torne digital TV peripheral). One that can display stuff in HD, for those times you're stuck at Gran's house on her old 28" SDTV.
193w ago - Today XDev Studio Europe Associate Producer Robert Karp has shared a contest video announcement where fans can design a planet for Gravity Crash Portable and win a PSPgo!
To quote: To celebrate the upcoming PSP release of Gravity Crash, the intense and engaging inertia based inter-galactic action shooter on PS3, and to showcase the incredible imaginations within the Gravity Crash community, we're launching a Creator Competition and giving YOU the chance to win some truly out-of-this-world prizes.
Your mission: Unleash your imagination on Gravity Crash through your PS3! Using the games inclusive Editor, create a mesmerizing and enjoyable level for would be space-cadets to explore, enjoy and conquer!
Your bounty: If your stellar design is one of 5 community creations hand-picked by the developers, it will be featured in Gravity Crash Portable! And, because we think that it's important that you're able to admire (and show off) the fruits of your creative imagination, you will receive a PSPgo and a copy of the game, too.
How to enter:
Create a level using the Level Editor in Gravity Crash and publish it to the community in the game (from your PSN connected PS3).
194w ago - Today Sony's Hardware Marketing Director John Koller has officially wished the PlayStation Portable a happy 5th PSP anniversary!
To quote: March 24, 2005 will always be known in PlayStation history as the day we debuted the PSP system in North America. At midnight launches across the country, hundreds of you waited with great anticipation in lines at local retail stores for the PSP system.
With its best-in-class, 4.3 inch high-resolution LCD display, vast library of software titles and built-in wireless communications, the PSP system was the first integrated handheld entertainment system to introduce console-quality gaming and comprehensive entertainment capabilities to the portable market.
Half a decade later, PSP is still going strong and continues to provide the best portable gaming experience and offer incredible value to consumers.
With more than 520 PSP software titles, including God of War: Chains of Olympus, Gran Turismo, LittleBigPlanet, Resistance: Retribution, and SOCOM: Fireteam Bravo as well as more than 20,000 movies and TV episodes, "minis," digital comics, original programming, and more than 300...
203w ago - Today Atlus' Manager of Public Relations and Sales Aram Jabbari has revealed that Persona 3 Portable is coming to PSP for North America in July, 2010.
To quote: We bring good news. By "we" we mean Atlus, the publisher with the penchant for bringing edgy, outside-the-box RPGs to North America.
The good news? Persona 3 Portable, the handheld-ization of the award-winning beloved Persona 3, is coming to PSP and the PlayStation Store (for all you PSPgo owners out there) this July.
So aside from being the portable version of one of the highest-rated RPGs of all time, why exactly should you want to play Persona 3 Portable? I'm glad you asked...
For one, P3P takes what was easily already a 100+ hour adventure, one with an innovative day/night structure that mixes satisfying dungeon crawling combat with addicting social sim elements, and expands dramatically upon it.
With the new option to play the entire game through with a female protagonist, players will encounter a series of new events, social links, and romantic possibilities, all the while experiencing the acclaimed Persona 3 narrative from a fresh new perspective. Even hardcore fans who finished the original game will find something...