Skyhook brings location-awareness to the Sony NGP, including WiFi-only models

Engadget: The news got a bit overshadowed by some augmented reality demos and a little game called Uncharted, but Sony also talked a bit about the NGP's location-aware capabilities at GDC this past week, which we now know will rely on Skyhook's Core Engine system.

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michass84882d ago

Cool I like the real-life treasure hunts option. Hopefully there will be plenty NGP's users in my area :) lol


ArsTechnica Hands on with Sony's NGP: the system, the games, the size

ArsTechnica: "The past three weeks have been the longest weeks of my life with the PlayStation. I really appreciate the support you have given us," Shuhei Yoshida, the head of Sony Computer Entertainment's worldwide studios, told the press gathered at a preview event in Los Angeles. He was talking about the PlayStation Network problems, but we weren't there for another apology. We were there to play the NGP.

And that's what we did. After Yoshida's short speech playing up the social aspects of the system and the beauty of the hardware, we were set loose on a variety of developer systems to play through the system's launch games. While PR cautioned that the debug kits we were playing would have some superficial differences from the hardware you'll buy in the store, the time we spent gave us a good idea of what to expect from the system and its design.

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Sony NGP Already Knocked Off, But In A Mildly Interesting Way

OHH: Well that didn’t take long did it? Although not released yet, the forums over on CnGBA are buzzing with pictures, questions and speculation over a new machine dubbed the RG or the ‘iReadyGo’. Why the fuss? Well it looks like some manufacturer in China decided to go against the grain and release an open source machine this time, and even went as far as sticking in what looks to be a semi decent processor too.

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Sahil4823d ago

I'm not surprised at all, after seeing the knock-offs of iPhone5 which isn't releasing this year.

Is that a breaking news? I think it's a day-to-day kinda article.

fatstarr4823d ago

This is pretty cool. i really want to buy a knock off product just to mess with it and see what i can do with it.

_Q_4823d ago

Why werent people just making a twin stick handheld before? Why wait to copy? They could have made some money off me. haha


The Three-Horse Race for Mobile Gaming

NextGenRetro: The mobile gaming market is getting crowded, folks. Its no longer a one horse race for our money. There are basically three players to pay attention to and this article aims to tell you who they are and what they have to offer.

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