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Friday, July 13, 2007

Sony PSP to sport a new design

Sony Computer Entertainment America has announced that it would be introducing a new look for the PSP.The new Playstation Portable (PSP-2000) will have a sleeker look as well as a video output port and will be available in stores starting September in Japan, North America and Europe.

The new PSP will be 33 percent lighter and 19 percent slimmer than the original Playstation Portable game console. The new video output port will enable users to watch their UMD discs on their television sets. The new PSP will also enable gamers to charge their unit on their PC through the USB cable. The PSP will also come in three basic colors, "Piano Black", "Ceramic White", and "Ice Silver".

SCEA also announced limited edition entertainment packs for the new Sony PSP. The new entertainment packs are the Daxter PSP Entertainment Pack and the Star Wars Battlefront PSP Entertainment Pack. The Daxter entertainment pack will be first released on September 10 and will include a PSP "ice silver" in color, the award-winning game, Daxter, Family Guy - The freakin' sweet collection on a Universal Media Disc, and a 1GB Memory Stick Pro Duo. The limited edition Star Wars Battle Front Entertainment Pack will be released on October 9and will include a "ceramic white" PSP with a silk-screened image of Darth Vader on the back of the device, the game Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron is also included. This latest game from Lucas Arts is the next chapter of their best-selling Star Wars Battlefront series.

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