Sony Corp. this week demonstrated LittleBigPlanet for the Playstation Vita at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.

LittleBigPlanet PS Vita held a variety of levels that acutely demonstrated all the technology that the new handheld has to offer.

Users could deploy use of the touch screen to spin a wheel as the character grabbed on to propel Sackboy to a higher level. In another area, users had to utilize the rear touch panel to glide across a set of keyboard keys to open a door.

Other puzzles include using touch to carry a block over to a closing door to create a new path, and pushing blocks inward with the front touch screen or outward with the rear touch panel to create a set of steps.

The graphics engine was solid at 30 frames-per-second with console-like detail and animation.

The PS Vita will include the dual analog sticks, a 5-inch multi-touch OLED display, 3G & GPS, front and rear touch panels, and a compass on three axes. It will utilize flash-memory game cards.

Hardware specifications include an ARM Cortex A9 4-core CPU, front camera, rear camera, built-in microphone, and Bluetooth 2.1.

The company will partner with AT&T to allow current customers to access Wi-Fi hotspots nationwide.

The PS Vita Party mode will allow users to chat with nearby owners. In addition, near will allow users to play with friends using their PSN ID.

The Wi-Fi only model will sell at $249.99. The 3G model will sell at $299.99.

The PS3 160GB Call of Duty: Black Ops Bundle, which began sale May 31, includes the PS3 160GB hardware, a copy of Activision Blizzard Inc.’s Call of Duty: Black Ops, the Call of Duty: Black Ops First Strike DLC Pack, and a Dualshock 3 Controller at $299.99.

Sony in May began sale of the Limited Edition PSP Entertainment Pack, which includes the PSP-3000 handheld, 2GB Memory Stick Pro, Gran Turismo, and MLB 11 The Show at $199.99.

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