Next-Gen PSP

The Sony PS Vita is a nice portable console, but let’s face it, the PSP is long overdue for a refresh, and this is what a next-generation device could look like if it had an edge-to-edge OLED display. However, this will have to come at a sacrifice, in the form of two notches that are unfortunately the controllers required to play the games. It does retain the classic rounded shape, and would most likely be released in a variety of colors, including the original grey color. Continue reading to see it in-action and for more pictures.

New Sony PSP

Sony’s PlayStation Vita is still incredibly popular, but the Nintendo Switch has surely taken some of the spotlight. That might all change with a next-generation PlayStation Portable, one with an edge-to-edge OLED display, dual analog sticks, and L2 / R2 shoulder buttons for fighting games that require a 6-button configuration. Unfortunately, there’s no official word yet from Sony about their PSP successor, but we wouldn’t be surprised if they unveil a new portable console at E3 2018 in Los Angeles this year. Click here to view the first image in today’s viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of a dashcam capturing a car crashing into the second floor to building.

PS4 Portable

Thanks to the ability of directly downloading games to consoles now, the PS4 Portable you see above just might be a plausible concept, should Sony decide to release one. When closed, it appears to be just a large smartphone, but slide the gamepad out, and you’ve got a fully-functional gaming machine. As long as it has a Retina-quality display, fast processor, plenty of RAM, and a large SSD, the PS4 itself could go obsolete. Click here to view the first image in this week’s funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing what a boomerang sees when in flight.

If Sony’s PS Vita was powered by Google’s Android operating system, this is how it would look. Called the “Droid X360” for some reason, this Vita knockoff runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and boasts “9 different kinds of built-in emulators for the classic arcade games: Nintendo 64, Sony PlayStation, Game Boy Advance, Game boy Color, NES/FC, SNES, SEGA Mega Drive and SEGA Game Gear.” Continue reading for a video and more information.

Now is your chance to pick up a used PlayStation Vita 3G/Wi-Fi Bundle for only $194.99 shipped, originally priced at $299.99. Its “always-on connectivity and location based gaming via 3G/WiFi capability gives players brand new experiences; includes: PlayStation Vita 3G/Wi-Fi System + 8GB Memory Card.” Product page. Continue reading for a video review and unboxing.

Its 5-inch OLED front multi-touch display brings brilliant images to life and allows for a new touch driven navigational system, while the additional multi-touch pad on its back surface will allow users to interact with games and characters that they encounter within them with a simple movement of their fingertips. The real world and the game world are seamlessly merged with front and rear camera enabled augmented reality. Additionally, services created specifically for Vita will be available on PlayStation Network.

[via Amazon]

For a limited time only, buy a PlayStation Vita Wi-Fi system and receive a copy of Mortal Kombat and a 4GB Memory Card for free. Simply, “add a PlayStation Vita Wi-Fi system, Mortal Kombat game and PS Vita 4GB Memory Card, referenced above, to your Shopping Cart via the “Add to Shopping Cart” button; a promotion credit for the amount of the PS Vita 4GB Memory Card and Mortal Kombat will appear in the upper right corner of your Order Summary during the checkout process.” More information. Continue reading for a video preview of Mortal Kombat.

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The PS Vita features “dual touch-pads, dual cameras, dual analog sticks, a 5-inch OLED screen, GPS, six-axis motion sensors and a three-axis electronic compass.” Product page. Click here for more pictures. Continue reading for a video review. Here’s the bottom line:

The only real drawbacks are the price and the battery life, but I think neither should be a dealbreaker if you’re hungering for some real mobile gaming. The Vita is a games system, and it’s awesome at playing games.

[via PopSci]

Previously known as NGP, the console is now officially named PS Vita. Available in Wi-Fi ($249) or 3G ($299) models, it features ” both front and rear touchpads, a high-res OLED Screen, SIXAXIS motion sensor technology, dual analog sticks, and both front and rear cameras.” Click here for the first picture in gallery. Continue reading for a video preview.

There are more than 80 titles in development, with titles mentioned during the presentation including Street Fighter X Tekken, Wipeout, and ModNation Racers, among others.

[via Technabob]