PSP: The "Gotta Have It" Gadget

Sony's new PSP—PlayStation Portable—could be the hottest gizmo since the iPod

If you thought handheld gaming devices were just for kids, Sony's new PSP (short for PlayStation Portable) could easily change your mind. With its slick, black-lacquer design, bright 4.3-in. display and ability to play movies and MP3s, the $250 PSP makes its main competitor, the Nintendo DS, look like a relic from the Ice Age. The PSP could be the hottest gizmo since the iPod. --By Anita Hamilton


At $40 to $50 each, the 24 titles initially available for the PSP aren't cheap, so it pays to choose wisely. Action-packed sports games like NBA Street Showdown and World Tour Soccer...

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