Reports: "Vita" And "Nintendo" Could Be Names Of New Game Machines

Reports: "Vita" And "Nintendo" Could Be Names Of New Game Machines

Every year before the E3 video game summit launches, announcements that were meant to be held back for press conferences slip into news reports. This year’s event, which officially kicks off Tuesday but really starts today with a slew of press events, is expected to showcase at least two new game machines: Sony’s PSP followup, code-named Next Generation Portable, and Nintendo’s high-def successor to the Wii, code-named Project Cafe. [More]

Sony Exec Calls Nintendo Products "Babysitting Tools"

Sony Exec Calls Nintendo Products "Babysitting Tools"

The lawyer-neutered, ultra-conservative ritual of corporate interviews could sure use some more WWE-style smack talking, and Sony Computer Entertainment of America president and CEO Jack Tretton provided, delivering a slew of “oh no he didn’t” barbs aimed at Nintendo in an interview with Fortune. [More]

Sony Exec Says Earthquake May Alter Portable Machine Release, Spokesman Says It Won't

Sony Exec Says Earthquake May Alter Portable Machine Release, Spokesman Says It Won't

Sony, which plans to release a follow-up to the PSP (codename: NGP) near the end of the year, has its wires crossed over whether or not last month’s earthquake and tsunami will affect the product’s launch. [More]

Sony Will Make Games For Android Phones, Sequelize PSP

Sony Will Make Games For Android Phones, Sequelize PSP

Nintendo has a stranglehold on handheld gaming and Apple dominates mobile phone games, but Sony is fighting back hard on both fronts, releasing a flurry of pint-sized gaming announcements Thursday. [More]