E3 2011: “PS Vita” is your new Sony Handheld Device

20110606 093448 E3 2011: PS Vita is your new Sony Handheld Device

It’s prototype name was the NGP, but just announced at Sony’s conference the new handheld device will be called PS Vita. There will be two models; a wifi, and a 3G version that will allow you to game “online” on the go.

There’s a new “social connection tool” called Near which lets you play and recommend titles to people around you, kind of like Nintendo 3DS’s StreetPass.

Pricing will be $249 for the wifi and $299 for the 3G version of PlayStation Vita.

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