March 16, 2006


Affordable, Ergonomic Charger Grip a Must-Have for All PSP Owners

Los Angeles

Nyko Technologies®, a peripherals manufacturer dedicated to enhancing the digital lifestyle, ships the Charger Grip™ for the Sony® PSP™. The stylish, PS2-like grip includes a built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery that extends the PSP play time by five hours. PSP fans can now acquire the new Nyko product from retailers nationwide. The Charger Grip’s unique design emulates the popular Sony® Playstation2™ console controller feel, allowing for familiar handling while the ergonomic design reduces strain on hands, permitting a longer and more enjoyable gaming experience. Easy to carry in a backpack or handbag due to its collapsible design, the Charger Grip for PSP is tough, durable and easy to install with an original clip-on design for attachment and removal. Nyko’s new accessory features a rechargeable lithium-ion battery providing players with up to five hours of additional battery life, making it perfect for long trips. The PSP recognizes the Charger Grip as an external battery source allowing the grip to transfer its power to the PSP, recharging the unit. The Charger Grip’s power is always used first, before the PSP’s, so users can enjoy extended videogame/movie sessions. “The most important things about handheld gaming are portability, comfort and battery life. This product addresses all three,” said Susan Corben, vice president of marketing, Nyko Technologies. “The new Charger Grip allows customers to play longer and more comfortably without detracting from the portability of the PSP.” The Charger Grip for PSP features: • Ergonomic grip design reduces strain on hands, emulates PS2’s popular controller style • Built-in lithium-ion battery adds an addition five hours to the PSP’s battery, allowing players to enjoy games for longer periods of time without having to recharge the PSP • Simple clip-on design allows for easy attachment and removal – lightweight device is collapsible making it portable and easy to transport like the PSP • Compatible with the existing PSP AC adapter, players can charge the PSP and the Charger Grip’s simultaneously Nyko’s Charger Grip is compatible with the standard PSP AC adapter for re-charging and is currently available for $29.99. Visit for a list of retailers.

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