PSP remakes for PS3 powered by ‘PSP Engine’
Sony unveils the new tech used for its PSP Remaster series.
A new tech called ‘PSP Engine’ has been unveiled by Sony, which is prompted to power their forthcoming HD remake ports of classic PSP releases onto the PlayStation 3.
The announcement was made by Sony’s Kentaro Suzuki at the Game Tools & Middleware Forum convention in Tokyo. The PSP Engine acts as middleware between the PS3 and the PSP, allowing for easier development process of HD versions from the original software, and offering the following features.
- High resolution rendering
- Dual Analog control
- 3DTV output
- Ad-hoc Party functionality
- Expansions to the PSP’s main memory and graphics memory
- Unified save data
The engine will be powering the likes of forthcoming ports such as Monster Hunter 3rd and Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker.