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February 11, 2011 // 11:30 pm - According to Edge Magazine via CVG, Sony's Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed that PS3 game ports to NGP (Next Generation Portable) will be both simple and quick for developers.

To quote: Today, many teams are familiar with the PS3 and are used to including a variety of effects in their titles.

"Based on this expertise - and also the working habits they developed working on the PS3 - we had to make development on the NGP as natural as possible - an extension of the PS3, if you will.

"So the three demos you've seen - Lost Planet 2, Ryu Ga Gotoku [Yakuza] and MGS4 - they prove porting is simple and quick, but it doesn't mean that's all you can expect. My view of NGP isn't just as a platform for porting PS3 titles."


Sony Confirms PS3 Game NGP Ports Will Be Simple and Quick

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#12 - fabian9907 - February 13, 2011 // 1:03 am
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LIES. They're just trying to fool us.

#11 - pjmiller435 - February 12, 2011 // 11:09 pm
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It's tempting. haha.

#10 - shummyr - February 12, 2011 // 6:13 pm
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Sounds like sony, but that's why homebrew is so popular now, due to people being allowed to use there own software over and over again

#9 - Kashinoda - February 12, 2011 // 6:04 pm
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Quote Originally Posted by jokr2k10 View Post
It's basically Sony's way of re-selling old games. why would they port the UMD to PSPGo when they can just re-sell it via downloadable content. Nintendo does it too, but much cheaper. The Wii has NES classics for $5 and SNES classics for like $8. MOST PS1 games on the PSN Store are $9.99-$14.99 or even more!

So what you're saying is Nintendo charge:

$5 for 8 bit games
$8 for 16 bit games

But Sony charge:

$9.99-14.99 for 32 bit games.

That sounds about right to me.

#8 - Denida - February 12, 2011 // 5:52 pm
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Maybe Sony still didn't learn! Maybe they will do "ports" from Ps3 to NGP as they did with PS2 to PSP...

#7 - avojps24 - February 12, 2011 // 5:47 pm
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I'm always looking forward to seeing titles that have a great story attached, as well as a very interactive multiplayer experience. I think titles like, gta, call of duty, metal gear solid, uncharted, an gran turismo, will offer that. That the system would be open to a larger audience, meaning that the single player experience will always be available to the core players, and the other players who simply are not interested in a story can move on to the mp, like on the ps3 with a lot of big titles.

#6 - Chivafighter - February 12, 2011 // 11:47 am
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The way i see it, they might create spin off games like they did with the god of war games and the Grand theft auto series for the PSP. As i remember, the God of war was a story of its own that you didnt need to play in order to understand the PS2/PS3 game series.

#5 - mukumuku - February 12, 2011 // 7:27 am
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Why porting ps3 games to ngp though? If i want to play these games i can play them on my ps3. I hope for more original games and new concepts utilizing the capabilities of the handheld. Climbing trees with the touchpad in Uncharted is ok but I hope for something more clever Fortunately, Yoshida shares the same thought

#4 - jokr2k10 - February 12, 2011 // 2:42 am
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It's basically Sony's way of re-selling old games. why would they port the UMD to PSPGo when they can just re-sell it via downloadable content. Nintendo does it too, but much cheaper. The Wii has NES classics for $5 and SNES classics for like $8. MOST PS1 games on the PSN Store are $9.99-$14.99 or even more!

#3 - Chivafighter - February 12, 2011 // 1:20 am
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Haha that's true Jes03 although its nice hearing you sorta have a portable ps3 in your pocket, i really think they should have the psp2 as a console/Platform on their own and have its version of games, not ports. Maybe some, but i think it sorta defeats the purpose of the home console.