PSP makes a comeback

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  1. Coded-Dude macrumors 6502a

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    I don't think its the start of a revival, only the continued release of solid software.
    Sony still has a ways to go, but they are getting much better.
    Just release some hardware accessories in NA already! :mad:

    The comments are hilarious......and unsurprisingly consist mostly of DS fans who hate Sony.
     
  2. Sky Blue Guest

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    "The surge could be put down to"

    no, the surge is because of Monster Hunter. It will be interesting to see the final hardware figures for Feb.
     
  3. Coded-Dude thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Yep....good software sells systems. This only glorifies that point.
    Original MH sales were incredible too. I'm waiting for GOW:portable :cool:
     
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    I'm waiting for a price cut and Castlevania Chronicles.
     
  5. Coded-Dude thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Yes, that game is gonna own.......
    I'm actually anticipating sales to surge then as well. ;)
     
  6. Sesshi macrumors G3

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    Keyboard please. It would make my life complete...
     
  7. Dagless macrumors Core

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    They drop the PSP price to £89.99 with a 512mb card and nothing else, undercut the DS, they'll sell. It's a shame it costs twice as much really. But to go as far as revival? Just as Resident Evil 4 was a revival for the Gamecube?
     
  8. zero2dash macrumors 6502a

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    Yeah, they've put out several good PSP titles lately it seems.
    If they drop the price, I might pick one up. The new Metal Gear looks great.
     
  9. tjcampbell macrumors 6502a

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    I still love my PSP, but I NEVER play it at home. It's strickly for the tube, trains and planes. It's an awesome machine for the road. A good game will always boost sales.
     
  10. Coded-Dude thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Keyboard, Camera(better than 2MegaPixel), and a GPS would make me use my PSP 60% more than I already do
    (which is a good amount anyways)
     
  11. Sesshi macrumors G3

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    Does anyone else feel really embarrassed playing Locoroco? I'm in a train with suit, and there I am almost tempted to sing along :eek:
     
  12. Phobophobia macrumors 6502

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    Nope.
     
  13. Coded-Dude thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    lol...I am picturing it now.

    I don't use public transit so much, so I don't feel the pressure you do....I just sing along! :p
     
  14. Dagless macrumors Core

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    Hold on, why "revival", I thought the continuing message from the SDF was that the PSP isn't dead/dying/d00med?
     
  15. Coded-Dude thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Yes but many uninformed people(yes this ironically includes video game journalists) stand by the position that the PSP is failed/failing.
    Its been said about the device since before its launch, but it is still here doing very well obviously....
     
  16. 2nyRiggz macrumors 603

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    Good to hear, PSP has been getting some good titles lately and more to come. The machine is not near DS figures but its still there for the long run and glad to see my money was not wasted.

    Castlevania will be a treat.


    Bless
     
  17. zap2 macrumors 604

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    Really? I got recall that being the over all tone....when the PSP was first showen, the DS wasn't out for the public, and I don't think many thought the GBA SP could take the PSP head to head
     
  18. Agilus macrumors regular

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    I agree. I distinctly remember all sorts of calls of, "The DS is just a gimmick," and, "The DS is so underpowered," and, "Nintendo only makes kiddy games, and once they lose the handheld market to the PSP, they'll be doomed. Why oh why don't they just stop making consoles and sell games on the other platforms?"
     
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    The scary part, is that Sony corporate was responsible for some of that FUD.

    I wanted a PSP just for Super Ghost n' Goblins, but then I played it. :(

    <]=)
     
  20. Coded-Dude thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I guess it depends on where you were. Most of what I remember hearing is PSP will fail, Ninty has got the handheld market locked down tight. Oh look at Sony trying to create another Proprietary format. etc. etc.

    This gens handheld market did better than anyone most could have speculated.
    Thats good for everyone. :cool:
     
  21. Dagless macrumors Core

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    I wanted, and got, a PSP for Street Fighter Alpha 3. Then I saw the refresh rate.
    And the fact that it wasn't even widescreen, just a stretched 4:3 image. I even think the GB version has a better aspect ratio since it was built from the ground up for the system.
     
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    I want a PSP-DS hybrid since to me they are both good handhelds but each one has stuff I would like to see in the other.

    On the whole I would love to see the PSP continue to do decent or even do better than it is. More games and features would be gravy, as would a slimline PSP with built in 4GB memory and a different nub and a touch screen and..........
     
  23. Chone macrumors 65816

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    The fact that there is something other than Nintendo on the handheld market just makes its better for everyone, the PSP has a kickass share of games and its pretty popular (not nearly as much as the DS but still), Sony will definitely live on the handheld market and who knows, they might even take down on Nintendo, it might sound unlikely, but Microsoft taking on Sony with the Xbox sounded even more unlikely a few years back and look at the X360 now...
     
  24. Agilus macrumors regular

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    I totally agree. Competition is good, and means more innovation, better prices, and better games for all of us. :) I think it would be a shame if any of the competitors left the business.
     
  25. Coded-Dude thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I'm ready for miniWii and PSP2(with a microCELL processor)
     

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