>News on NGP (PSP2)

>okay so many of you have heard that sony recently released their psp2 or NGP, and have been wondering what the exact specifications are, well so far sony have announced the device features a “super oval”-shape similar to the design of the original PlayStation Portable, with a 5 inch OLED capacitive touchscreen in the centre of the device.[5] The device features two analogue sticks, a D-pad, a set of standard PlayStation face buttons (TriangleCircleCrossand Square), two shoulder buttons (L and R), a PlayStation button as well as Start and Select buttons. Internally, the device features a 4 core ARM Cortex-A9 core processor, a SGX543MP4+graphics processing unit. The device also features a rear touchpad, a front camera, a rear camera, stereo speakers, microphone, Sixaxis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer), three-axis electronic compass, built-in GPS as well as Wi-Fi, 3G, and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR connectivity. Unlike the PSP and PlayStation 3, the NGP does not use the XrossMediaBar interface. Instead it uses a touchscreen-based UI dubbed LiveArea, which includes various social networking features via thePlayStation Network.[1]

Several games have been announced for the device, including Uncharted: PortableHustle Kings,Hot Shots Golf Next as well as new iterations of KillzoneWipeoutResistanceLittleBigPlanet, and Call of Duty.[7] In addition, several third-party studios showcased technology demos of the device by exporting existing assets from their PlayStation 3 counterpart and then rendering them on the device. Some of the games that were demonstrated include Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the PatriotsYakuza Of the End and Lost Planet 2Monster Hunter Portable 3rd was also demonstrated to be running on the device to showcase the device’s backwards compatibility with downloadable PlayStation Portable titles, which was also shown to be compatible with the NGP’s additional analogue stick. Games will also be distributed in a new proprietary flash storage format rather than the original PlayStation Portable’s Universal Media Disc format.
 Unlike the first PSP, the NGP will come with Trophy support for games.
The device will also support backwards compatible PlayStation Portable downloadable titles, PlayStation minisPSOne Classics, videos and comics from the PlayStation Store.

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