FYI: PlayStation Suite, PSP2/NGP & More

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PlayStation Suite unveiled; brings PlayStation titles to Android platform (via Engadget)

  • A hardware neutral development platform
  • PlayStation Store launching on Android
  • Emulated PSOne games coming first
  • PlayStation Certified program will ensure some level of quality for original Android developed games sold via the PS Store
  • PlayStation Suite requires Android 2.3 or higher
  • Xperia and Next Generation Portable are both PlayStation Suite compatible
  • Physical controls are not required; can use on-screen controls

Next Generation Portable (NGP) announced (via PS.Blog)

  • Check all the specifications and planned titles in the link. I’ll only be mentioning additional info.
  • No launch date yet
  • No launch price yet, but Sony is going to be selling at a loss (via Eurogamer)
  • No removable battery (back touch pad is the reason) (via GamePro)
  • No UMD drive; games delivered digitally or via flash carts (via GamePro)
  • Will be available in two models: 3G+Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi only (via Eurogamer)
  • Excellent hardware analysis by Digital Foundry

Release dates

  • SOCOM 4 debuting April 19th exclusively for PlayStation 3
  • Brink debuting May 17th for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC
  • Hunted: The Demon’s Forge debuting June 1st for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC
  • RAGE debuting September 13th, for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC

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