La, 6 June 2011 / PRNewswire / – Sony Computer Enjoyment America LLC. (SCEA) in these days declared at the E3 Media & Business Summit annual press conference in Los Angeles, California, an extraordinary line-up of PlayStation, exclusive products, services and content that will change the way consumers live their favorite games and fun at home and on the go.
“We are committed to providing our consumers with the kinds of entertainment offers that have made PlayStation a definitive leader in the gaming and portable entertainment industry for more than 15 years,” said Jack Tretton, CEO and President of SCEA. “With the official North American presentation of PlayStation Vita and the introduction of a wide range of software, hardware and services, the PlayStation platform has never been stronger or more engaging for our customers, when we inaugurate a new era of games laptops and we guide the widespread adoption of 3D through our content and hardware offerings. ”
Presentation of PlayStation Vita
In March 2005, the PSP, The system (PlayStation, Portable) has set new standards in portable entertainment and has provided gaming enthusiasts around the world with a new way to experience games outside the living room. The PSP system has exceeded traditional boundaries and has sold more than 70 million units since its launch. In January, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) declared a new portable device for a new generation of players — the next generation portable enjoyment system (code name: NGP).
These days, SCE has announced PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) as the official name of the platform for NGP. A Wi-Fi model will be available for 24,980 yen (including taxes) in Japan, $ 249 MSRP in the US and € 249 in Europe, while a 3G / Wi-Fi model will be available for 29,980 yen (including taxes) in Japan, $ 299 MSRP in the United States and 299 euros in Europe. PS Vita will be launched on the global market starting from the end of 2011.
Derived from the Latin word “Vita”, which means “Life”, this next generation portable entertainment system allows a revolutionary combination of rich games and social connectivity within a real context.
The PlayStation Vita – PS Vita system incorporates a magnificent 5-inch multi-touch light emitting diode (OLED) as a front display and an exclusive multi-touch pad on the back. Together with the front touch screen and rear touch pad, the PS Vita system offers a new game that allows users to interact directly with games in three-dimensional motion, through “touching, grasping, tracing, pushing and pulling” the movements of the fingers. Even the PlayStation Vita – PS Vita system features two analog sticks that allow you to bring a wider range of game genres into the portable experience.
In addition to the price of the PlayStation Vita – PS Vita system, SCEA also revealed that AT & T, which powers the nation’s fastest broadband mobile network, will be the exclusive service provider in the United States for the PlayStation Vita – PS Vita system . The speed and coverage of the AT & T mobile broadband network will ensure that users of the PlayStation Vita – PS Vita system remain connected to the content and to each other while traveling.
On the content front, SCEA presented a robust collection of software titles developed exclusively for the PS Vita system. Featured titles including UNCHARTED: Golden AbyssT, LittleBigPlanetT and Ruin (tentative title) use the revolutionary platform technology to deliver engaging, interactive and social gaming games without precedents available on-the-go. UNCHARTED: Golden Abyss takes full advantage of the extraordinary PS Vita OLED screen to provide vivid cinematic visual effects and combines input from the front touchscreen and dual-analogue sticks to create the most intuitive third-person shooter experience available on a portable system. In addition, thanks to the unique PS Vita feature set, LittleBigPlanet allows users to play, create and share like never before with the front touchscreen and rear touch pad of the system, as well as with the front and rear cameras. Finally, Ruin brings the best social role-playing experience and also offers interoperable player compatibility to save their game on the PS Vita system and continue at home using the PlayStation ™ 3 (PS3T) system. Adding to this selection of innovative games, SCEA presented a collection of PS Vita titles that will be available including wipEout ,, ModNationT Racers, Reality Fighter (temporary title), Super StardustT Delta, Sound Shapes, Hot Shots Golf ,, Hustle KingsT and other .
Also, did convention participants get a look at Capcom’s STREET FIGHTER, x TEKKEN, for the PS Vita system that will include Cole MacGrath as a playable character from the famous PS3 franchise, inFAMOUST.