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And now the end is near, and so the PlayStation Portable faces the final curtain. The Sony handheld says sayonara to Japan later this month, when shipments to the country's stores will officially end. Sony announced the news today, noting it discontinued North American shipments back in January....

June 3rd 2014 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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We've never admitted to actually understanding anything about the game once known as Holy Invasion of Privacy, Badman! What Did I Do To Deserve This? (though we do admit to enjoying it), and so it's probably no surprise that we don't understand the Twitter account associated with the game either. N...

February 9th 2011 at 8:25am 0 Comments
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Has it really been over four years since Sony's helicopters swooped in, dropped a rope ladder and successfully extracted portable entertainment from the handheld gaming ghetto? Sony Computer Entertainment Europe reminds us that the PlayStation Portable was first launched in Japan in 2004 and has si...

February 13th 2009 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Are you a true PSP fanboy? The jacket shown above is probably one of the more stylish ways to express everyone your portable gaming allegiance. In a collaboration with SCEH, Hong Kong-based hip-hop clothing label CLOT has produced a very limited number of these CLOT x PSP M65 military-style jackets...

December 11th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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According Capcom's vice president of strategic planning and business development Christian Svensson, Sony's data indicates that approximately 50% of PS3 owners are also PSP owners. Svensson made the comment on the official Capcom forums in a thread that was discussing the possibility of the newly l...

November 18th 2008 at 3:16pm 0 Comments
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According Capcom's vice president of strategic planning and business development Christian Svensson, Sony's data indicates that approximately 50% of PS3 owners are also PSP owners. Svensson made the comment on the official Capcom forums in a thread that was discussing the possibility of the newly l...

November 18th 2008 at 3:16pm 0 Comments
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Those of you who are eager to try the adhocParty application we reported on last week are in luck, sort of. The good news is, gamers outside of Japan can also test out the service that lets PSP games with local AdHoc play to function over the internet via the PS3. The bad news is, you'll need:...

November 10th 2008 at 1:05pm 0 Comments
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The beta for adhocParty, a Japanese service that allows PSP games with local AdHoc play to now function over the internet via the PS3, was launched today. The service currently only works with Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G, but Phantasy Star Portable is next in line. Those of you with access to a P...

November 6th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Eurogamer got some hands-on time with the PSP Brite (PSP-3000) and spilled some details on the upcoming piece of hardware as well as the firmware installed on it, version 4.20.In terms of the hardware, they noticed that the screen was significantly brighter; the PSP Brite's highest brightness setti...

October 6th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Can you believe it? Famitsu reports that according to statistics provided by Enterbrain, ten million units of the PSP have been sold since its introduction to Japan back in the December of 2004. We knew this already, but there is some software news as well. The top game was Monster Hunter 2nd G wit...

August 27th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Stellla Artois, a fancy-schmancy beer originating from Belgium, has devised a clever way to assist their new sales team in Australia. Fifty PSPs customized by the advertising agency Lowe and Rivet were issued to the team, which will be used to present Stella Artois marketing materials, such as shor...

August 25th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments