"Since the announcement of the PlayStation 3 Slim and the $100 price drop, Sony has been riding a wave of good news. Sales have been increasing for the platform worldwide, the marketing for the system appears to have hit its stride and interest for the system, as a whole, is better than it has ever been. Yet, with all the recent optimism for the PS3, not all is well within the PlayStation family. In particular, there is an interesting dichotomy between the two mainstays within the PlayStation brand: the PS3 and PSP. As the Sony's premier home console rises from years of glum outlook, the PSP, even with the forthcoming release of the PSP Go, is still facing a number of challenges."