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Sony Will Bring PlayStation Games to iOS and Android Devices Sony Will Bring PlayStation Games to iOS and Android Devices

A year ago, Nintendo announced its long-overdue plans to bring its games to smartphones. Now, Sony’s doing the same thing.

New Nintendo 3DS Review: A Terrible Name for a Worthy Successor New Nintendo 3DS Review: A Terrible Name for a Worthy Successor

Portable gaming is Nintendo's wheelhouse: it pioneered the category with the Game Boy, reinvented it with the Nintendo DS, and uses its current generation, the Nintendo 3DS, to help pay the bills in the wake of underwhelming Wii U sales. Starting today, you can buy the company's latest gaming handheld: The New…

Playstation Vita Is Finally Up for Pre-Order... in Canada? Playstation Vita Is Finally Up for Pre-Order... in Canada?

Engadget is showing off a new Playstation Vita ready to be pre-ordered at Best Buy, but in the Great White North. The dates indicate a March 2012 release. Meanwhile, the UK can expect the console to drop on October 28.

Nintendo 3DS: Extended Play Impressions (Star Fox is Back!) Nintendo 3DS: Extended Play Impressions (Star Fox is Back!)

While earlier today we had a quick hands-on with the 3DS, I've now had the chance to play a number of actual games. My verdict? It's a clever, occasionally brilliant system. And no, you haven't seen anything quite like it.

What Is the Nintendo 3DS? What Is the Nintendo 3DS?

The Nintendo 3DS. Is it a DS, just in 3D? Is it an entirely new thing? What's the deal?

The Nintendo 3DS Is Real, and Doesn't Need Glasses The Nintendo 3DS Is Real, and Doesn't Need Glasses

This is the Nintendo 3DS. It has two screens: a 3.5-inch widescreen on top, and a standard screen on the bottom. It also has a Slide-Pad, and it has a two-tone color scheme. Best of all, no glasses.

Mattel Football: 1979's King of Timewasters Mattel Football: 1979's King of Timewasters

Mattel's Football (just "Football") was one of the most popular standalone handheld games of the late '70s, in the same ultra-addicting category as Pong and Pac-Man. It was the beginning of the end for the attention span of American youth.

New PSP to Get Memory Stick HG-Micro Slot in Addition to On-Board Storage? New PSP to Get Memory Stick HG-Micro Slot in Addition to On-Board Storage?

We've already heard the rumors about the new UMD-free PSP to be unveiled at E3. Now the rumors say that it might not be internal storage only, adding a Memory Stick HG-Micro slot as well.

Rumor: New UMD-Less PSP Hardware to Launch At E3, Christened "PSP Go!" Rumor: New UMD-Less PSP Hardware to Launch At E3, Christened "PSP Go!"

We've heard rumblings of a new PSP sans UMD in the past, and sources have now confirmed the rumor and added a date of announcement: E3, merely a month away.

I Will Force My Kids to Play Chinavasion's Emulator-Filled Handheld I Will Force My Kids to Play Chinavasion's Emulator-Filled Handheld

No DS Lite for my kids—they're getting this Chinavasion emulator handheld console so that they can experience the NES, SNES, Genesis, Game Boy Advance and Neo Geo just like their father did.

Kinesis K2 Puts Solar and Wind Charging Power In a Handheld Unit Kinesis K2 Puts Solar and Wind Charging Power In a Handheld Unit

There have been other handheld charging devices that utilize the power of the sun and wind, but none claim to match the capacity of the Kinesis K2.

Samsung HMX-R10 Camcorder Has Alien Eye Lens Samsung HMX-R10 Camcorder Has Alien Eye Lens

The Samsung HMX-R10 HD camcorder is a pretty run-of-the-mill cam with 1/4" sensor, flash memory storage, and 9-megapixel photos, but what makes this thing interesting is its angled cut lens and smooth shape...

Buy Two Peek Handhelds and They'll Pay Your Phone Bill Buy Two Peek Handhelds and They'll Pay Your Phone Bill

Wow, it's like the longer you wait, the better the deals for the Peek email-on-the-go handheld get. First, there was the price drop to $80; then, unlimited texting. Now the company is offering to pay you entire November iPhone or G1 bill (up to $150), if you buy two peeks (one for you, and one for a friend) at…

Atari 2600 Crammed Into Sega Game Gear Is Wonderfully Backwards Mod Atari 2600 Crammed Into Sega Game Gear Is Wonderfully Backwards Mod

An awkward cross-breed time-travelling mongrel is a fairly fitting description for this mod that's jammed an Atari 2600 emulator into the shell of a Sega Game Gear. Sure, it's not the prettiest of mods, but taking the '80s-era Atari and squishing it into the '90s-era Sega took some tricky work: it has a built-in…

Peek Handheld Can Now View Images, Text Unlimitedly Peek Handheld Can Now View Images, Text Unlimitedly

The Peek handheld, recently named the Time's best gadget of 2008, has now gotten even better with two added features. While we knew unlimited text messaging was already coming to the device, it's a pleasant surprise to find out it can now view images too. Peek will show .JPG, .GIF, .PNG and .BMP file formats when you…

Peek Email-only Handheld Adds Unlimited Text Messaging Peek Email-only Handheld Adds Unlimited Text Messaging

Peek, the feature-sparse, email-only handheld will be adding unlimited text messaging to its service within the next few weeks. This will be done by taking advantage of the fact that most cellphones can receive text messages that have been emailed and send text messages to email addresses. Sure, it isn't an elegant…

Unnamed Developer Says DS Games Could Crash On DSi Unnamed Developer Says DS Games Could Crash On DSi

Games that already play well with the DS could run into trouble on the DSi, causing many a developer headache, according to sources at Pocket Gamer. One unnamed developer told the publication that its studio is having problems getting one of its upcoming games compatible with the Dsi's new hardware. Though the game…

Nintendo DSi Will Come Loaded With Extra RAM Nintendo DSi Will Come Loaded With Extra RAM

Nintendo's DSi will be loaded with more RAM than the DS Lite, according to Opera CEO Jon von Tezchner. In an interview with TechTree, the man responsible for web surfing on Nintendo's handheld said that Opera would be sure to use the memory boost “efficiently.” That's great and all, but what does this mean for games?…

PSP Hack Turns Your Handheld Into a 2nd Computer Screen PSP Hack Turns Your Handheld Into a 2nd Computer Screen

You know what was the first thing I thought when I got my hands on a PSP? This screen would make a really great second computer monitor... No, I'm just kidding; never in my life would I think that. But apparently PSP homebrew developer Jochen Schleu did, and worked up a mod that lets you use your PSP as a 960x544…

Nintendo DSi Boosts Screen Size, Adds Camera and Audio Player Nintendo DSi Boosts Screen Size, Adds Camera and Audio Player

The newest iteration of the Nintendo DS, the Dsi, has come out of hiding! The company's new handheld gets a 17% bigger screen (measuring in at 3.25 inches), a .3 megapixel camera, an SD memory card slot, and "audio enhancements" like the ability to listen to mp3s, adjust pitch and playback.The DSi will also feature…

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