The new machines might have the same innards as the top notch PSP 3000, but the new colours at least keep things cheery, with blue, red, yellow and green offerings all available. Ok, this is a Japan–only deal right now, but expect to see Sony serving up the goods in the rest of the world soon.
Suits have said that the much–vaunted PSP2 and PSP phone will not be landing this year, so at least this goes some way to sating the appetites of console completists.
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PSP Carnival Colours
On sale: TBA