CNET First Look
Hands-on the new Sony NGPRicardo Torres takes a First Look at Sony's Next Generation Portable, known as the PSP2, unveiled in Tokyo.
-Feature. -Hey everybody, this is Ricardo Torres from GameSpot.com here with the first look at the NGP, which most people understand is the PlayStation Portable 2, or the successor to the PlayStation Portable. We have it next to a PSPgo, which is the latest version of the hardware that's been on the market for a while. For those of you that are wondering, the NGP is considerably beefier than the original PSP. You're looking at a 5-inch OLED touchscreen. In fact, the device has also a touch pad on the pack in addition to 2 analog sticks, as you can see there back. It is a return to the kind of the brick form factor of the original PSP. What you also see is the buttons that everyone knows and loves from the original PSP, but now, you have 2 analog sticks. In addition, the device is going to not use the UMD media format. They are using a new cartridge-based media format for games. In addition, the device, much like we've seen on the original PSP, is going to support digital downloads. The device has internet connectivity. In addition, it now has-- in addition to Wi-Fi, it now has 3G, which will allow a variety of new features that are being implemented on the device that are very social. So, Sony hasn't given a firm release date other than later this year or a firm price, but we will have much more on it for you in the months to come. So, be sure and check back on GameSpot.com for more.