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Handheld Game Consoles

Personal space invaders

The phrase 'game changer' is an overused one even for the hyperbolic world of technology, but ironically, it can justifiably be applied to the world of gaming.

Friday, 24 February, 2012, 12:00am

Asia Game Show

December has arrived, which means Christmas is on its way. Aside from the Yuletide festivities, most gaming otaku look forward to the Asia Game Show that takes place each year during the Christmas holidays.

4 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Sony PlayStation Vita

The latest version of Sony's portable gaming console is no longer called the PSP. Introducing Vita: while it looks pretty much the same as its predecessor, the Vita comes with many of the features that were missing from the original.

3 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

3D game may harm children's eyes

Nintendo's 3DS video game system, which is likely to go on sale in Hong Kong, may be hazardous to the health of children aged six and under, the company says.

The Nintendo 3DS, a portable gaming gadget to be released in Japan on February 26, looks like a conventional Nintendo DS. Yet it enables players to see 3D images on its screen without wearing special glasses.

5 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Army of Two: The 40th Day

Army of Two: The 40th Day - the 3D shooter which storms onto the Sony Playstation Portable - takes place in Shanghai where a number of terrorist attacks bring the mainland to its knees.

5 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Gadget corner

Game on

Sony's PSP Go (below), which was released on Thursday, is a lighter, more-compact version of its popular PlayStation Portable gaming system. Instead of using an optical disc drive, the PSP Go has 16 gigabytes of internal memory in which to store games, videos, photos and music. That capacity can be expanded with a 32GB Memory Stick Micro.

4 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Sony PSP Go

Sony's PlayStation Portable is already made for gamers on the go, but you can now go with the PSP Go.

Sony's much-anticipated revision of the PSP platform offers some surprises and perhaps a little disappointment for existing PSP users as well.

12 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Chinavision Mobile Power Station

The sun is shining on the portable music/gameplayer market. Chinese manufacturer Chinavision has unveiled what is probably the world's first solar-powered portable media player.

The Mobile Power Station looks a bit like an inflated Game Boy, with a 3.5-inch TFT LCD display, and control and directional buttons on either side.

27 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Lighter, but that's about it

At this year's E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo), Sony revealed the PSP Slim & Lite - it's 33 per cent lighter than the original unit and one-fifth slimmer.

But if you're expecting a sleeker design akin to what Nintendo did to the NDS when it released the Lite version, you might be disappointed.

2 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Norse code

It seems the PlayStation Portable (PSP) has become the dumping ground for recycled role-playing games from other consoles. In recent months, we've seen three Final Fantasy sequels and a host of other games resurrected from the digital graveyard and revamped for a PSP outing.

29 Jul 2007 - 12:00am