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PSP and the PS3 will be compatible [17 May 2005|03:47am]

koniro
May 16, 2005 - Sony has mentioned in the past that its new handheld and its upcoming console would get along together, but it wasn't until the big unveiling of the PS3 that concrete details have been available on how this will come together.

In its PS3 unveiling, SCE announced that the PlayStation 3 would have support for USB 2.0, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and online networking. Those first two are the biggest concerns for PSP owners, as Sony officially confirmed that the Wi-Fi configuration of the PS3 would allow the PSP to wirelessly connect with the home console. No wires, no connectors, no muss, no fuss. Of course, the PSP also has outlets for the USB 2.0, which might allow for corded connections as well as wireless, if necessary.

Source: IGN
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Vivendi E3 lineup [12 May 2005|08:47pm]

koniro
50 Cent: Bulletproof (PSP)
Crash Tag Team Racing (DS, PSP, )

Sadly... not too many for portables.
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Advent Children to be Released Simultaneously Worldwide. [12 May 2005|11:41am]

koniro
May 12, 2005 - Last week, Square Enix revealed a final Japanese release date for Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children: 9/14. Today, we learned some good and bad follow-up news.

Unfortunately, Advent Children may or may not be released in UMD format. If the sales do well, chances are that it will be released at a later date, but there is no confirmation as of yet.
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More Portable Lineups for E3 [12 May 2005|11:37am]

koniro
Atomic Betty (GBA)
The Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree (GBA)
Bounty Hounds (working title) (PSP)
Dead To Rights: Reckoning (PSP)
Gumby vs. The Astrobots (GBA)
Namco Museum Battle Collection (PSP)
Pac-Man World 3 (PSP)
Pac N' Roll (DS)
Payout Poker and Casino (PSP)
Real Time Conflict: Shogun Empires (DS)
Rebelstar Tactical Command (GBA)
Sigma Star Saga (GBA)

source: IGN
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SquareEnix Leans towards Nintendo [12 May 2005|12:32am]

koniro
May 11, 2005 - A recent interview with Square Enix president Youichi Wada at Japanese site Impress Game Watch suggests good things both for Nintendo's networking plans and the next generation Revolution system.

Ask anyone who's been around since the NES days, and they'll tell you that Square broke all ties with Nintendo after Final Fanyasy III/VI(US). News of a Square game seemed unlikely to none of any upcoming Nintendo consoles, though this was shattered by the revelation of the much anticipated Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicls for the Gamecube just a year ago. Not too long before then, Squaresoft merged with Enix, who most notably held the rights to the DragonQuest series. This preference with Nintendo's new DS online plan may lead many to believe their future plans for any online gaming may lead to SquareEnix DS releases.
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Latest E3 Lineup Report for all Handhelds! [12 May 2005|12:19am]

koniro
The following companies have revealed the titles they have ready to show off at the biggest gaming convention in North America.

EA
Need for Speed Most Wanted (DS, GBA, PSP)
The Godfather (PSP)
The Sims 2 (DS, GBA, PSP)
Madden NFL 06 (DS, PSP)
Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects (DS, PSP)
Burnout Legends (PSP)
GoldenEye: Rogue Agent (DS)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (DS, GBA, PSP)

SOE
Gripshift
Frantix

Majesco
A Boy and His Blob (DS)
Advent Shadow (PSP)
ATV Quad Frenzy (DS)
Black & White Creatures (DS, PSP)
Bust-A-Move DS (DS)
Golden Nugget Casino DS (DS)
Guilty Gear Judgment (PSP)
Guilty Gear Dust Strikers (DS)
Infected (PSP)
Nanostray (DS)
Taxi Driver (uncomfirmed for handhelds)
exas Hold 'Em Poker DS (DS)

E3 Conferences and expositions are to be held May 17-20th. Everyone is expecting very big things with all the new handhelds and upcoming next gen systems.
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Blockbuster now carries PSP UMD games! [11 May 2005|08:34am]

koniro
DALLAS, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As Sony's PSP becomes more
mainstream and owners look for more gaming action, BLOCKBUSTER announces today
that it will carry PSP(TM) (PlayStation(R) Portable) handheld games for rent
in all stores. More than 4,400 company-owned stores nationwide will carry the
games by May 17 and the selection will continue to increase as new titles
launch throughout the year..


Great news for those of us who prefer trying before buying, and don't have friends who happen to have a copy we can borrow.
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New colors for the DS are here! [11 May 2005|02:14am]

koniro
Great news for those who don't like the colors of the current DS, an assortmet of color variations have been released recently.

20 dollars more may seem like a steep price to pay for a variation color, but it's far less expensive than getting a custom paintjob.


Order Nintendo DS at Lik-Sang.com
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