Sony releasing new version of Playstation

September 3, 2008 9:48:27 AM PDT
Sony is coming out with an updated version of its PlayStation portable game machine. The PSP 3000 includes a brighter, clearer LCD screen and a built-in microphone.

The handheld game device goes on sale in Japan October 16. It's expected to be available in the U.S. and Europe sometime next month. But a release date has not been announced.