E3: NGP Receives New Name and a Price of Its Own

Sony's upcoming handheld gets a new name and a price.

Along with the announcement of new Sony peripherals, the formerly named NGP received it’s official title: the PlayStation Vita.  Is it just me, or does it sound more like a smartphone now?  Nevertheless, Vita stands for “life” in Spanish for those who are not privy, and was named that because it “enables a revolutionary combination of rich gaming and social connectivity within a real world context.”  …Whatever, it still sounds cool and the game line-up is looking more impressive each day.  The Vita also got its official price, $249, and will release later this year.  As for the carrier that will enable its supposed extensive connectivity, they have announced AT&T to be taking on the challenge.  Stay tuned for more about PlayStation Vita and its games here on Mash Those Buttons!


[Source: Official PlayStation Blog]

[Image courtesy of: Official PlayStation Blog]

Jessica Weimar
Jessica Weimar
Jessica Weimar

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Jessica is clearly a fan of video games, or she wouldn't be writing for this site. She attends college and like most other staff on the site, has a day job that she despises. She spends most of her free time playing games with her boyfriend.

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