3DS, “PSP-4000” pegged for 2010 by Japanese retailer

According to a listing from Japanese retailer Geo, 3DS is set to drop this year. And so is “PSP-4000”.

Psp-4000 headlines

  • Giant shock as PSP-4000 ad turns out to be horseshit

    You may well have seen reports over the weekend detailing how a peripheral ad in MCV mentioned “PSP-4000”. In short, it’s a load of bollocks NegativeGamer called Accessories 4 Gamers – the advertiser – about it, to be told it was a “mistake”. We never, ever saw this happening. Thanks, CVG.

  • Analysts predict PSP-4000 will support UMD

    Analysts Michael Pachter and EEDAR’s Jesse Divnich predict that Sony’s next handheld will support UMD – or at least, would not be surprised if it did. “I think it is possible and likely that the PSP-4000 will support UMD, and I think that Sony will support whichever formats make it the most money,” Pachter told […]

  • Rumour: PS3 Slim will skip E3, is real

    Ars is rumouring that the PS3 Slim is a reality, but won’t be announced next week at E3. For what it’s worth, we’ve been given a very heavy nudge today that the new SKU is, indeed real. There’s lots through there, including an insistence that PSP-Go is an actual thing. You know what? It really […]

  • 1UP - PSP-4000 is called PSP Go!

    Yet more rumour on the upcoming PSP revisions: according to 1UP, it’s called PSP Go!, and will come with 8 or 16GB of flash memory. The site claims it does have a sliding screen. Apparently it’s to launch in in Japan this September with a US debut coming in either late October or early November. […]

  • Perry calls Koller out on "PSP2" UMD claims

    Acclaim boss Dave Perry’s called on SCEA’s John Koller to publicly deny Sony’s upcoming, unannounced PSP revamp won’t include UMD support. “John Koller is publically questioning my post about PSP 2,” Perry said on his Twitter. “So I confirmed with Top PSP 2 developers. John, state that PSP 2 WILL have UMD.” It won’t have […]

  • Ready at Dawn: We know nothing about new PSP

    PSP-4000. It’s got a slide screen. It’s got shoulder buttons. Dave Perry is its best friend. Does God of War: Chains of Olympus developer Ready at Dawn know anything about it? No. It doesn’t. “You know, the way these things work is that, ironically, even if there was a new PSP in the works we […]

  • More PSP-4000 details tell of shoulder play and controls

    Eurogamer’s just posted up more detail on the as-yet unannounced PSP-4000, saying there’ll be no UMD and talking about what controls will be allowed with the slide screen closed. From the piece: Our development source today confirmed these reports, adding: “The screen is basically the same as the one in the 3000 – except it […]

  • Perry "certain" there's no UMD in PSP revamp [Update]

    Update: Kotaku caught up with Perry today and he said he know someone who’s working on it. Take a look. Acclaim boss Dave Perry has backed up a tweet earlier today on the lack of UMD support in the heavily-rumoured upcoming PSP revamp, saying he’s “certain” the disc’s out of the new design. “I can’t […]

  • Sony issues "no comment" as PSP-4000 rumours gather pace

    Sony has just issued a “no comment” in light of continuing rumour on “PSP2.” Talk emerged this week that PSP-4000 will have a complete aesthetic overhaul, featuring sliding screen support, amongst other features. Yesterday, Sony announced PSP versions of Rock Band, Buzz, Motorstorm and LittleBigPlanet as it looks to live up to its promise of […]

  • Source: PSP-4000 has sliding screen, is "complete aesthetic overhaul"

    VG247 has learned that PSP-4000 does have a sliding front-screen, with a highly-trusted source confirming fresh details on the unannounced machine this morning. PSP-4000 is not PSP2, but rather a “complete aesthetic overhaul” based on existing PSP tech. Much is now known by some parties of the console, which will be announced at either GDC […]

  • Sony looking for "new games machine" testers

    Sony Japan’s put out a call for testers for a “new games machine,” although details haven’t been supplied. The job listing says that, if accepted, applicants will “be part of an advisory staff that will play PlayStation series software on this new machine and check its functionality.” They will also be able to “test game […]

  • "Source" goes offensive over PSP2 rumours

    “A source close to Sony” has issued a less than subtle denial to IGN’s PSP2 rumour, calling the talk of a touch-screen sequel to the handheld “nonsense.” “Clearly, being a quiet time of year, many, what we thought to be credible websites, are making up stories about PSP2, and how it allows you to teleport […]

  • Sony denies PSP2 rumours

    SCEE has apparently got in touch with Techradar to flatly deny the earlier rumours that a touch-screen PSP was coming soon.” “Sony has flatly denied that a PSP mark 2 is in the works,” says the article. No quote was given. We can’t say we’re surprised at this one, really. More through the link if […]

  • PSP2 "coming soon," according to IGN

    IGN’s rumouring that a second PSP, replete with multi-touchscreens, will be with us sooner rather than later. From the piece: IGN has learned from several credible sources that the PSP 2 is indeed on the horizon, and will be packing multi-touch technology. According to our sources, the PSP 2 will feature a widescreen multi-touch interface […]

  • Rumour: PSP-4000 next year

    Eurogamer’s rumouring that PSP-4000 will release next year. The site cites “publishing sources” as the root of the talk. The PSP-3000 launched this October and followed a 2000-series model, the first Slim & Lite, in September 2007. More through there.