Sony’s latest attempt to lift a slice of the handheld pie so ably scoffed by Nintendo is the PS Vita: a chunky black slab of portable PlayStation.
It’s a substantial revamp of the company’s handheld legacy that started with the PSP and has evolved, until now, through five largely identical models since its 2004 debut.
Each step saw minor revisions – three of which, the PSP-1000, 2000 and 3000, were basically size revising updates – and attempts to chase a rapidly changing market.
The PSP Go added a sliding-case design further shrinking the device, and ditched [...]
Forget the PSP, this is the PlayStation portable I want. Japanese peripheral maker Hori has a new LCD screen dock that’ll have a 720p display and stereo sound riding piggyback atop the PS3. Called the HP3-87, the screen doesn’t have the same specs as the big-screen HDTV you’ve probably got in your living room, but the 1,366 x 768 resolution should be more than enough for the 11.6-inch display.
This is the kind of thing you usually see coming out of the mod community. In fact, we’ve already seen a portable PlayStation 3 from mod-man extraordinaire Ben Heck in the form of [...]