Articles with the tag handheld gaming

PSVita Release Date Announced

The PlayStation Vita, Sony’s next-gen PSP handheld, is coming, with all its high-tech new bells and whistles. Would you like to know when?

Uh-Oh: Nintendo Drops 3DS to $169.99

Nintendo has announced that the price of the 3DS portable game console is being dropped from $249.99 to $169.99 on August 12th. If you do the math, that’s a 32% price cut for a console that’s less than 5 months old. Nintendo couldn’t have picked a louder way of announcing to the world that sales […]

First NGP Games Unveiled

Sony’s forthcoming successor to the PSP is expected to be one of the big headline-grabbers next week at E3, but in advance of that mega-event, they’ve taken the wraps off of three titles gamers can expect to play on the NGP (which is heavily rumored to be called the PSVita). First and foremost on the […]

iPad 2: It’s All About Gaming, Baby

Lest you have any lingering doubt that Apple’s iOS is a gaming platform to be reckoned with, today’s events hammered the idea home. The iPad 2, just unveiled today by His Steveness, features a graphics processing that’s nine times the speed of the original iPad. That’s some monstrous horsepower, particularly for a device that was […]

Sony Reveals the PSP’s Successor

Following months of speculation and insider leaks, Sony at last unveiled its follow-up to the PlayStation Portable. It’s codenamed “NGP” (next-generation portable), which I can only assume means that Sony isn’t planning on calling it the “PSP2.” The new device is a powerhouse of hardware, with tons of cutting-edge features packed into its sleek, stylish […]

Nintendo 3DS: $249, March 27th

Nintendo was very eager at a special media event today to convince consumers that the 3DS handheld gaming system is more than a one trick pony. “3D gaming without the glasses” is certainly the headline talking point, but there’s a lot more under the hood of this thing than just the fancy screen. First up, […]

Is PSP2 As Powerful As PS3?

Could Sony be plotting a competitor to Nintendo’s 3DS that’s packing horsepower equivalent to its powerhouse home console? That’s the rumor du jour circulating the gaming world today. According to British print mag MCV, which covers the goings-on inside the game industry, Sony has been telling game developers that the PSP2 will be in stores […]

Panasonic Is Now a Console Maker (Again)

Anybody remember the 3DO? It was a game console that boasted more advanced features than any of its competitors — for 1993, anyway. It made a big splash when it first launched, even being named “Product of the Year” by Time Magazine, but lasted only three years. Panasonic, the company that manufactured the 3DO, is […]