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EEDAR is one of the industry's foremost analyst firms, and today they released a report on Sony's NGP handheld. The report was compiled by Jesse Divnich, who attended the unveiling of Sony's NGP in Japan.Overall, EEDAR appears to be fairly positive on the PSP, claiming "[We] expect the NGP to handsomely surpass sales of its predecessor, the PSP. This is based on assumptions that the NGP: (i) is competitively priced, (ii) third‐party publishers provide sufficient long‐term original content and (iii) retail shelf space is adequate."As for price, EEDAR expects that the NGP will be priced between $299 and $349, but not to exceed $399 in the U.S. However, the report did conclude that a 3G capable model of the NGP would probably be priced differently than the Wi-Fi only model. EEDAR feels that the units 3G capabilities will be used primarily for "multiplayer and social functions, " but "will not provide sufficient bandwidth for large game downloads."EEDAR is also "cautiously optimistic" that the unit's touch screen, rear touch pad, and Sixaxis tilt functionality will help drive sales and also encourage developers and publishers to do more than just port over existing games and franchises to the handheld.
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Because this is for a handheld and it's like adding iphones motion controlling to games
I'd much rather L2/R2 shoulder buttons than rear touch panel. Think of it...all Sony did is take the PS3 controller and make it a handheld. I've wanted them to do this since before the PSP Go, and I don't want a cookie because it's not rocket science.
Okay, I lied, I want a cookie.
Old PSP Go broke hope this one doesn't break. Plus my account got hacked on there so I hope they don't have that dumb security which you can't play a game if your not on the account you bought it for. Rather like a Game activation the PS3 had where you could play a game from another account as long as it's in the same console or handheld in his sense.
The 3DS killer.
This is from a perspective of right now, this thing earliest be realeased late 2011, which means this price will go down, im willing to pay up to 300 dollars for this considering how much power it has as long as i am promised good games, support and good battery time.
Between 200-400...*** im a good analyst.....GET A REAL JOB!!!
Ugh.. a low-end of $299? This product simply will not sell as expected for any more than $299.
350? as long as its less than 450