It has the tech; it has the glittery appeal. But it should also have the games.
During the worldwide debut of the Next Generation Portable, Sony head Shuhei Yoshida played Uncharted: Drake's Fortune for the audience, and there was also a running montage of other titles slated to land on the sleek new hanheld.
They even showed Hot Shots to display the unit's Sixaxis capabilities, and we caught glimpses of Wipeout , Resistance and LittleBigPlanet as well. Hideo Kojima got everyone all excited by showing off Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots , but he reminded us that he wasn't announcing MGS4 for the NGP; it was just to showcase the device's power and potential. However, he did say he'd unveil something for Sony's new handheld at E3 this year.
What else might be coming? Oh, all sorts of stuff, ranging from Sega's Yakuza series to Activision's mammoth Call of Duty franchise. And here's the list of confirmed titles that are coming to the NGP:
And that's just for starters. It seems clear that Sony understands the need for great games at the time of this unit's launch, and we certainly appreciate it.