This week on the PSP Comic Store you can find Deus Ex, brought to us by DC Comics and New Avengers from Marvel. Other highlights include more Archie comics, more Batman, Spider-Man, Transformers: Prime, Ratchet & Clank, new DC series Devil’s Wake, Tomorrow Stories, and more.
Game Videos (free)
- Pulse 2/8 Edition
PSP Themes (also available from PS3 Storefront
- Futbol Spain PSP Theme ($1.99)
- England Soccer PSP Theme ($1.99)
On the PSP Comic Store this wee you can find: DC Universe Online Legends #1, Ultimate Spider-Man (2000), Wolverine (2003): Old Man Logan #8 (Giant Size), in part 1 of 4 of Transformers: Prime. Jeff Smith’s highly entertaining series Bone also continues with issues #12-19, and you can find many great bundles from Markosia with: The Dark, Dark Mists, Kong: King of Skull Island, and more all at discounted prices.
Downloadable Games (also available from PS3 Storefront)
- Samurai Showdown ($6.99)
PSP minis (also available from PS3 Storefront)
- Wackylands Boss – minis ($4.99)
- Pac-Man Championship Edition – minis ($4.99)
Watch the official announcement of the NGP console in full HD quality, which was held in Japan last week. The new Sony portable console was revealed at The PlayStation Meeting 2011, and included footage from the Uncharted PSP title and Call of Duty. The video is divided into six parts for your viewing pleasure.
The technical specification for the PlayStation Vita is as follows:
|Platform name||PlayStation Vita|
|Model number||PCH-1000 series|
|CPU||ARM® Cortex™-A9 core (4 core)|
|External Dimensions||Approx. 182.0 x 18.6 x 83.5mm (width x height x depth) (tentative, excludes largestprojection)|
|Weight||Approx 279g (3G/Wi-Fi model)Approx 260g (Wi-Fi model)|
|Screen(Touch screen)||5 inches (16:9), 960 x 544, Approx. 16 million colors, OLEDMulti touch screen (capacitive type)|
|Rear touch pad||Multi touch pad (capacitive type)|
|Cameras||Front camera, Rear cameraFrame rate : 120fps@320×240(QVGA), 60fps@640×480(VGA)Resolution : Up to 640×480(VGA)|
|Sound||Built-in stereo speakersBuilt-in microphone|
|Sensors||Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer), Threeaxiselectronic compass|
|Location||Built-in GPS (3G/Wi-Fi model only)Wi-Fi location service support|
|Keys / Switches||PS buttonPower buttonDirectional buttons (Up/Down/Right/Left)Action buttons (Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square)Shoulder buttons (Right/Left)Right stick, Left stickSTART button, SELECT buttonVolume buttons (+/-)|
|Wirelesscommunications||Mobile network connectivity (3G/Wi-Fi model only)3G modem (data communication): HSDPA/HSUPA, GSM/GPRS/EDGEIEEE 802.11b/g/n (n = 1×1)(Wi-Fi) (Infrastructure mode/Ad-hoc mode)Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR （A2DP/AVRCP/HSP）|
|Slots/Ports||PlayStation®Vita card slotMemory card slotSIM card slot (3G/Wi-Fi model only)Multi-use port (for USB data communication, DC IN, Audio [Stereo Out / Mono In],|
|Power||Built-In Lithium-ion Battery: DC3.7V 2210mAhAC adaptor: DC 5V|
|SupportedAV contentformat||Music－MP3 MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer 3, MP4 (MPEG-4 AAC), WAVE (Linear PCM)Videos－MPEG-4 Simple Profile (AAC), H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High/Main/Baseline Profile(AAC)Photos－JPEG (Exif 2.2.1), TIFF, BMP, GIF, PNG|
Using the AC Adapter, the PS Vita takes approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes to fully charge.
Charging your PS Vita system while using it or while the system is in standby mode can increase the charging time.