NGP News


BioShock Vita is new game, 'its own thing'

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 12, 2011 7:45am PDT

Series mastermind Ken Levine has revealed that the mysterious new BioShock game coming to Sony's new PlayStation Vita handheld is a new game, not a port, and something of a "weird experiment."


"You are weird. You told me too! I'm pretty excited for Uncharted, but I'm not sure if I'll ..."

- socom8271 see all 6 comments

PlayStation Vita development costs 'closer' to PSP than PS3

By Steve Watts, Jul 08, 2011 9:45am PDT

Development on the PlayStation Vita is more comparable to the PSP than the PS3, according to Worldwide Studios head Shuhei Yoshida.


"Take my money already, I want this thing! I really hope they put a GT portable on it that would ..."

- TotalRecall see all 10 comments

Report: PlayStation Vita to launch 2012 in UK

By Steve Watts, Jun 24, 2011 8:15am PDT

The PlayStation Vita may miss launching in the UK this year, according to a retail source close to Sony.


"Xav de Matos posted a new article, Report: Playstation Vita launches too late world wide. ..."

- Fenring42 see all 5 comments

PlayStation Vita games lineup post-E3

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 09, 2011 1:00pm PDT

As well as getting an official name during E3 week, Sony's handheld previously codenamed the NGP also picked up a bunch of new game announcements. We've kindly compiled a handy list of all the known games for you.


"Now that I see it, can't Badman is gonna do it for me either, sorry Alice. :\"

- Thund3rball see all 14 comments

Ruin, PS3/Vita action RPG announced

By Steve Watts, Jun 06, 2011 6:43pm PDT

Sony announced a cross-platform action RPG called Ruin, which will let you pick up your progress between the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita through cloud saves.


"your post history is hilarious. you must either be 12 and really excited about everything or an ..."

- nomaad see all 10 comments

NGP adds upscaling to PSP games

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 02, 2011 6:30pm PDT

Sony's upcoming NGP handheld will be fully backwards compatible with downloadable PSP games. And it will offer upscaling, to boot.


"Just adding the second stick for camera control will make so many PSP games a LOT more ..."

- HisDivineOrder see all 13 comments

NGP Screens: Uncharted, Wipeout 2048 and more

By Andrew Yoon & Xav de Matos, Jun 02, 2011 5:00pm PDT

E3 may be a week away, but Sony released a massive amount of media on some high-profile games for its upcoming NGP portable: Uncharted, Super Stardust, Wipeout, and more.


"I'm still confident 256mb would be sufficient. Textures etc wont be as large as consoles."

- purekillforce see all 13 comments

NGP & PS3 cross-platform multiplayer in new Wipeout

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 02, 2011 12:30pm PDT

NGP and PS3 players will be able to play against each other when the new Wipeout for NGP arrives on PlayStation Network.


"I don’t see why they wouldn’t considering how spec’d out the Sony NGP/Vita is, at the very ..."

- InfernoAblaze see all 5 comments

Sony denies NGP delayed by quake

By Steve Watts, Apr 07, 2011 7:45am PDT

Sony is denying that the earthquake and tsunami in Japan have had an impact on production of the NGP, calling earlier reports "wrong" and saying the quake has had "no impact."


"With the cellphones that are all the rage, and the devastation on sony's homefront, perhaps they ..."

- Vorlonesque see all 9 comments

F1 2011 announced for September

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 24, 2011 12:30pm PDT

The next annual instalment of Codemasters' Formula 1 racing series is scheduled for September, also coming in 3DS and NGP editions.


"err.. not sure why my size charts aren't working. small is 36-38 inch chest, medium is 38-40 ..."

- vitzpatel see all 72 comments

Development costs 'tripled' for NGP and 3DS

By Jeff Mattas, Mar 11, 2011 5:00pm PST

Due to the technological advances in both the 3DS and NGP, handheld game development costs could be up to three times as much as those of previous generations.


"Isn't that what Unreal Tech, Speed Tree, Havok, etc. was supposed to do? "

- melkore see all 23 comments