PSP archive

  • Football Manager Handheld 2013 now available for Android, iPhone, iPad and PSP... yeah, PSP
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    Football Manager Handheld 2013 now available for Android, iPhone, iPad and PSP... yeah, PSP

    By 13 December 2012

    It's a busy release day for apps today, being less than two weeks from Christmas Day. Not only have we seen the launch of one eagerly anticipated app - in the form of Google Maps for iPhone - but Football Manager Handheld 2013 is also now available for...

  • Sony PSP E-1000: The new budget PSP
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    Sony PSP E-1000: The new budget PSP

    By 16 August 2011

    Sony has announced that it will launch a new PSP model in the coming weeks in addition to it’s PlayStation Vita console announced earlier in the year.  The new “budget” model will be called the PSP E-1000 and will cost just €99.99 (RRP), however...

  • PlayStation Vita - all the launch games
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    PlayStation Vita - all the launch games

    By 15 June 2011

    The long-awaited Sony PlayStation Vita, originally codenamed Sony NGP, will hit the shops by the end of the year. Great. So, what will you be able to play on it? The follow up to Sony's PSP, the PS Vita will use NVG cards - a new kind of flash card format...

  • Game over for Sony PSP Go
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    Game over for Sony PSP Go

    By 20 April 2011

    Sony has killed the PSP Go after less than two years on sale. It's the first casualty as the company makes way for the the next generation of its handheld console range; the Sony NGP, due out later this year. According to Japanese website AV Watch,...

  • PSP price drops to $129.99 in US, £129.99 still in the UK
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    PSP price drops to $129.99 in US, £129.99 still in the UK

    By 25 February 2011

    The PSP might not have long to live following the announcement earlier this year that Sony would launch the NGP (Next Generation Portable) later this year, but that doesn’t mean Sony can’t drop the price, and that’s what they’ve done in the...

  • Sony PSP vs Sony NGP (PSP2)
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    Sony PSP vs Sony NGP (PSP2)

    By 27 January 2011

    The announcement of the Sony Playstation NGP or PSP2, as some are referring to it, looks to have set a hyperactive cat amongst some, until now, rather lethargic pigeons. The world was still a little sleepy from CES 2011 and then, wham, we’ve got the...

  • Sony PSP2 unveiled - codenamed NGP
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    Sony PSP2 unveiled - codenamed NGP

    By 27 January 2011

    Sony Computer Entertainment has given details of the successor to the PlayStation Portable (PSP) and awarded it the codename NGP (Next Generation Portable). It will feature a new interface that translates actions into inputs, location based entertainment...

  • PSP 2 to be officially announced 27 January?
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    PSP 2 to be officially announced 27 January?

    By 12 January 2011

    It's been a few months since we've heard any PSP 2 rumours (the PlayStation Phone seems to have stolen all of the portable PlayStation limelight) but, if an MCV report proves accurate we could be just a couple of weeks away from an official announcement....

  • Angry Birds flies in for PS3 and PSP
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    Angry Birds flies in for PS3 and PSP

    By 3 January 2011

    We at Pocket-lint are not shy in expressing our love for all things Angry Birds. Not only did the game win our Best Game of 2010 award, we also went goo-goo for the Angry Birds plush toys, we got excited by some Angry Birds Lego action and we salivated...

  • Sony Eyepet on PSP hands-on
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    Sony Eyepet on PSP hands-on

    By 29 November 2010

    Sony has turned to augmented reality to get you excited about its handheld console - the PSP - hoping it will be enough to sway would-be buyers of the Nintendo DS and its popular Nintendogs games. EyePet, first debuted on the PS3 in 2009, has now made...

  • PSPgo price drops as handheld sales struggle
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    PSPgo price drops as handheld sales struggle

    By 25 October 2010

    The poor old PSPgo is having a bit of a rough ride at the moment, with reports of high customer return rate, and now news that prices for the PSPgo have been cut in the US and Japan. Admittedly, this looks to have been coming for some time, as Sony's...

  • Gametech Bear accessory Dualshocks your PSP Go
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    Gametech Bear accessory Dualshocks your PSP Go

    By 5 October 2010

    The cool thing about this little device is that it doesn't actually contain any tech. Now, that might seem like a bit of a weird thing for a tech site such as Pocket-lint to be praising, but bear with us whilst we explain. This nifty accessory from Gametech...

  • Trapped Chilean miners barred from playing with Sony PSPs or iPods
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    Trapped Chilean miners barred from playing with Sony PSPs or iPods

    By 27 September 2010

    It now seems that the 33 miners trapped underground in Chile will have to wait it out until November for rescue; so it helps that several items to take their mind off of their predicament, such as a TV, have been sent down small holes to them. However,...

  • Next PSP to have touch-sensitive controls?
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    Next PSP to have touch-sensitive controls?

    By 19 August 2010

    Sony will launch a new version of its PSP handheld console - the PSP-3000 with touch sensitive controls - sources familiar with the matter are revealing. Eurogamer.net is claiming three separate development sources, who have seen and used the new PSP,...

  • Is Sony afraid of the iPhone? You betcha!
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    Is Sony afraid of the iPhone? You betcha!

    By 18 August 2010

    There is a saying - when you spend most of your advertising putting down the competition you are afraid that rival is not only better, but is winning the fight. That might not be the exact phrase, but you get the idea. You can see this practice happening...

  • Angry Birds flying to your PS3, PSP or Nintendo DS
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    Angry Birds flying to your PS3, PSP or Nintendo DS

    By 3 August 2010

    Pocket-lint is not sure if the news that Angry Birds is heading for our consoles should be greeted with joy or despair. Sure, we're pleased that the massively addictive puzzle/action game will be getting a console makeover. But there in lies our dilemma...

  • FIFA 11 brings personality to the franchise
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    FIFA 11 brings personality to the franchise

    By 9 June 2010

    We have been extremely impressed with the last two FIFA games, FIFA 10 and FIFA World Cup 2010, which have overtaken the Pro Evolution Soccer games in our affections for both style and substance. And it doesn't seem that Electronic Arts is going to let...

  • Ten free games with a new PSP Go
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    Ten free games with a new PSP Go

    By 27 May 2010

    Sony is determined to make a success of the PSP. We told you recently how it would be launching an Essentials range of titles, where older games would be available for less than £10. Now we bring you the news that if you registered your Sony PSP Go after...

  • PSP2 rumours gather momentum
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    PSP2 rumours gather momentum

    By 18 May 2010

    No PSP2 rumours for months and then two come along at once. It's like what they say about buses - that Boris should never have scrapped the bendy ones. But that's another matter entirely. Sorry. Back to the PSP2 rumours. Last week we told you that there...

  • PSP goes budget friendly with Essentials range
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    PSP goes budget friendly with Essentials range

    By 14 May 2010

    Sony has announced that it will begin to release older titles under its Essentials range banner - starting with ten titles due next month. Sony will hope the move, which is similar to the PlayStation Platinum scheme, will boost sales for its much lamented...

  • PSP2 to get E3 unveiling?
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    PSP2 to get E3 unveiling?

    By 13 May 2010

    It's been a while since we've had a decent PSP rumour. The last one was back in March, and it hinted at a PSP phone or even a PSP tablet. But the games industry is buzzing this morning with the news that a possible PSP2 announcement may take place at...

  • Batman: Arkham Asylum wins Best Game at BAFTA 2010 awards
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    Batman: Arkham Asylum wins Best Game at BAFTA 2010 awards

    By 20 March 2010

    Batman: Arkham Asylum has won best game at the Bafta 2010 awards. The awards, which are voted by members of the game industry, in a similar way to how the movie BAFTAs are decided, gives an indication of the best games of the previous year. The game,...

  • New Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker pack announced
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    New Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker pack announced

    By 17 March 2010

    A new limited edition Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Entertainment Pack has been announced, and it'll be hitting the US and Canada on 8 June, to coincide with the launch of the game. Previously announced for MGS fans in Japan, the US and Canada offering...

  • Sony building multimedia tablet and PSP phone?
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    Sony building multimedia tablet and PSP phone?

    By 5 March 2010

    Sony, worried that Apple will take over the tablet world in the same way they did the MP3 market, is rumoured to be working on a all-in-one device that "shares [the] characteristics of netbooks, electronic-book readers and handheld-game machines." While...

  • Sims 3 coming to consoles in Q3
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    Sims 3 coming to consoles in Q3

    By 9 February 2010

    Looks like EA Games is bringing its record-breaking game - The Sims 3 - to consoles. In EA's financial reports, which have just been issued, a placeholder called "The Sims 3 on Console Title" is present - scheduled for a Q3 release (i.e. in time for Christmas)....