Sony to remaster select PSP titles for PlayStation 3, allow cross-device continuous gameplay and will be comprised of some of the more-popular PSP games, which will then be ported to the PlayStation 3 for big-screen, high-definition gameplay. Sony’s decision to tie the PSP to its PlayStation 3 comes at a transitional time in the company’s portable division and some may even come with new add-on content plus stereoscopic 3D support………..
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) announced that a new PSP (PlayStationPortable) Remaster title series, PSP titles customized and developed specifically for the PS3 computer entertainment system, will become available as Blue ray Disc games starting in the Japanese market. PSP Remaster titles will deliver rich and immersive gaming experience on the PS3 system through stunning high-definition graphics as well as through additional new features for these titles, such as operability on the PS3 Wireless Controller (SIXAXIS and DUALSHOCK 3), new add-on content or stereoscopic 3D support. Users will also be able to utilize the same save data from the original PSP game for the PSP Remaster version and enjoy the game on the go with the PSP system and continue the game at home on a large TV screen using PS3. Ad-hoc mode gameplay will also be supported through adhoc party for PlayStation Portable application on the PS3 systemFor Japan, the first PSP Remaster title to be introduced will be Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD Ver. from Capcom Co. Ltd. Monster Hunter Portable 3rd for the PSP system is the latest installment of the blockbuster Monster Hunter franchise, which has alone shipped over 4.5 million units in Japan since its release in December 2010. The graphics of the PS3 version, including monsters, fields, equipment, as well as Felyne Comrades, are more gorgeous and vibrant than ever, and will deliver dynamic gameplay when played on the large TV screens. SCE with strong support from software developers and publishers, will deploy various measures to enhance the software title line-up for the PS3 system.SCE will continue to further expand the PS3 platform and create a new world of computer entertainment with innovative and exciting new titles.