"Sources suggest that the PSP 2 is real, touch screen-enabled, and coming soon."
give me a damn second analogue.. it's really not that much asked!! i wudn't mind paying another 30£ for a addon that gives me 2nd analogue stick, R2, L2, R3 and L3... and while you're at it, allow all games to be compatible with remote play since you will have all the buttons that is also on the ps3.. kbyethx
"give me a damn second analogue.." I agree with that. It would drastically change the value of the PSP IMO. FPS's, Third Person, or any shooter for that matter could be played properly. I also wonder what the hardware is going to be as far as power is concerned. PS2 graphics? That'd be awesome. Oh and a PSP with Sixaxis would be nice.
Dual analogs is all the PSP really needed, cause that really gimped the possibilities of good shooters and games that utilized both analogs like Ape Escape did for the PS1. Especially games that NEED camera movement. With that you could even have a game like Devil may Cry PSP cause without a free camera it would be god awful. If anything Sony should wait a while so their top of the line SKU costs at most $150 and be able to profit off of it.
ooooh fight, fight, fight.....!
^^ Guess that's the main reason Sony needs to do something quickly (merge phone, "walkman" and PSP). Phone could be optional like ipod/iphone (but with phone could be cheaper because of contracts etc, see iphone).
i agree with everyone. bubles++ id buy this on day one... funny how this comes up, when i had mentioned it the other day. ;) i really dont see why you would need a keyboard, with a touchscreen so big. SONY: make it and we will buy it. Look at the ps3.....its here to stay.
I just got my PSP for X-Mas was hoping to see a trophy patch that integrates with my PSN id but looks like now I will have to wait till PSP2 :( I have already finished like 3 games on PSP if that could be seen in my overall gamer score I would be a happy gamer.
Oh, im not sure about an L3 and R3 button... cuz a lot of people really mess up their controllers by pressing on them too hard and while shifting it on some direction. I messed up a lot of PS2 controllers that way... I dont want to replace an expensive handheld like that because of my own carelessness.
agree with you. Two analog sticks are really needed to get the feel for them shooter types like resistance: retribution
Personalliy I believe the normal PSP is pretty cool, so if a 2nd version comes out, I dont know what to expect! Its likely to be a first day buy for me if it has the features being mentioned by this artical and some speculation from you guys of a 2nd analoug =o
They are not going to admit production of a PSP 2 (if it is currently being designed) because it will affect Sales, So they need to keep it on a low untill an official announcment is made..
Does noone pay attention to Sony. They give every console a ten year life cycle including the PSP with a new one after 5 years just like the consoles. PSP released in 2005 so PSP 2 will be aiming for 2010 release.
My source confirms that Gears of war 3, a new Ratchet game and a new racing game with cars that have four wheels are in the works.
with the iphone/ipod, DS, and almost every other device having a touchscreen, it seems like this would be a standard feature. but if it doesn't have it, i'm sure having a second analog stick and some other refined controls will totally make up for it. thats some great "Source" you got there IGN. lol.
As much as I love the sixaxis, I don't really like the idea of it on the PSP2. After playing Iphone/Ipod touch games, it just really sucks with motion especially when you have to tilt the screen to the point where you can't even see the screen to move the characters or try to perform an action. But the second analog is much needed.
BACKWARDS COMPATIBILITY PLZ!!! T_T
btw its "Kthxbai" for future reference.
i dont know if its been said be4, but i would like to see it made to look like the ps controller, just modified to feel right when holding it and also adjust the analogs so that they would feel natural or something. you guys understand where im coming from? just my opinion.
I would buy a PSP2 if that was all it had.
Perhaps analog sticks, with the rest being touch? The DS has proved that you don't need analog sticks to create smashing success. While this is true for the DS, it may not be true for the "PSP 2" but I remain optimistic pertaining to the PSP 2.
untill it's cheap enough to make a portable that's power is between the PS2 and PS3. that's mean i could run PS2, PS1, Dreamcast, Xbox1, Gamecube, DS, ect. games. touchscreen is nice, so is built in rumble, a PSP2 to tv hook up out of the box, compatibility with PS2/PS3 controllers for mulitplayer and single player, usb/keyboard support, built in phone, intergrated/expandable harddrive, and finally "2nd analogue stick, R2, L2, R3 and L3" ^with all those features they'd have to wait a few years to afford to price the system at 200$. It's be like a full fledged laptop.
just coming out i really dont see this psp2 coming out any time soon if it does i think its late 2010 posibly 2011 holiday season the orignall psp is still selling very well heck it almost outsold the 360 last month
Its going to take some time to come out .. but hey we never know right maibe at E3 we are going to see something and then maibe by the end of 2010 we get to see the psp2 il buy it day one just like i did with the psp
humm i dont know if im the only one but i love the look of that psp in the picture lol... come on use that for the psp blue print .. lol
How about something more like Xbox/Wii graphics, with better shaders and such? Maybe a mobile version of the cell? I have many ideas in my mind, practical ones too. Bluetooth should be standard with it, I think. Accelerometer? Is there a patent on it? /google
I agree With almost all of you, I just want that EXTRA ANALOG STICK. LoL< but i do agree, touchscreen and Blue tooth are a must, touch screen not so much, but it is neat and fast when flipping thru music. It will likely be unvieled at this Years E3, which i wish i could say i was attending, i signed up, but have nothing to do with any sort of media, so prolly not going, LoL, and It probably will be released Late 2009, Or they will just wait until a November Launch of 2010, because the increasing amount of rumors i have heard about this PSP2, makes it more likely it is in exsistance and in working form, There is just alot on the plates right now, and it is not a smart move to release a new Hand Held Gaming System... I am really excited and I too will pick this up on day one.... :) and hopefully not get screwed outta it and have to buy it for 500 smackers online... Although it probably will be 250-300 price range, probably around the same price and the 80 gb ps3 by then. Maybe a nice Ps3/Psp2 Bundle Package would be nice! :) Ok im rambling... PSP YEAH
See just like you i agree thing is .... on these day and age we say we dont want it but if it dosent come with all that we all know whats going to hapen a bash of psp2 due to not having thouse things "WE" say theres no need .....!!!
I want full PSN Integration, Such as being able to see all of my friends online? without using Remote Play?
Hopefully they will fix the big issue with PSP with the PSP 2, which are more game...more better games and give me a reason to use my psp and not just leave it at home instead of caring it with me on my travels.
Wide multi-input unscratchable touch screen, no UMD support (something more conventional... but what? Semi-digital download?), game-focused only, high network capabilities and nearly impossible to hack. That would be a dream. No RSS reader, no Internet browsing, no Internet radio, no Internet TV, etc... Just having the feeling to have a video game console in the pocket.
Unless they can implement some kind of worldwide free internet connectivity then I hope it at least utilises physical media in some form. There is also the problem with the amount of available local storage, for example my PSP only came with a 1 gig memory stick, and that isn't large enough for even one downloadable retail release.
a friend of mine works for a sony company (non directly),but none the less has allready showed me how it looks so far (things could change between now and then). im (of course) not allowed to tell. all i can say (that he told me) is that dont expect it anytime soon.
That's cool.My friend.. (who works for a guy who used to know a guy who works at sony) Showed him the PS4,he told me about it.Can't really say much. Other then it makes coffee and projects porn directly into your mind.
...the current PSP is overpriced so one can only think what a PSP2 would retail for. I'm also sick of the second analog stick debate. What should have happend is that Sony should have released more games that exploited the PSP for what it has and not what it doesn't. Hell, why didn't they try release a portable version of Diablo for instance. Also, what happened to Gran Turismo Mobile? Why did they not release a bucket load more PSone games for download. I have not heard anyone complain about the lack of physical controls on the ITouch/IPhone.
going into the PSP2 era without Gran Turismo mobile. That was one of the first games to get me excited for the FIRST PSP.
i guess GT mobile is going to be pushed for the nex-gen PSP then.
hey who knows maibe that will be a day one game for the psp2 ... And lets think about it it would be a good move by sony we always hear about consoles and handheld consoles coming out with out good games we waited so long for GT psp we can all wait and get it day one with WOW looks for the psp2 well i can wait ..
well they should do that, it would be a good idea if they do so. if they want to beat nintendo in the handheld space, they're going to have to release their product before nintendo does, say about a year before.
i cant wait for this it might be comin in 2010 it will be so awesome i cant wait for it but u just have to wait just a little bit till Microsoft suddenly decide they want to make a portable game device lol
ebook support would be a nice addition :)
dont worry people... if PSP2 coming, they know that analogs is a must... what I want is, more buttons, means more variation in playing... at least make it same with the PS controller... vibration is nice, but if it will hurt the system, then dont put it...
I think they should wait and release it for psp2. Cuz the psp2 will be out there at the end of 2010 and polyphony digital will have the time and enough allocated resources to commit for this project. The graphics will also match the standards of what should be required by now. And why not make motorstorm for this new psp. Devil may cry, resident evil,or may be god of war with touch screen?! hehe lets hope:)
Im not interested in a PSP 2 right now....what i want is more games this year cause its been months and only a few games are coming out for the US unlike Japan which gets a lot of psp games monthly. Give me Patapon 2 and Dissidia in english please...oh and Grand Tourismo Portable!!!!
on getting a new one. If this is true then I will wait till this is actually confirmed. Touch screen.....I dunno. Two analog thumb sticks......cool!
But what about the 10 year cycle back in E3?
The ten year cycle means Sony will support its product within that timespan. Even if a psp 2 is released the psp will still recieve games and support for ten years.
...already debunked. End ''news'' story.
I love my PSP and definitely plan on getting the next one whenever it comes out. Two analogue sticks, please.
the next portable brings the heat to the market. something so awesome that i will buy it day one!!! actually im begining to trust the PS brand in making good products, next one should awesome :)
i don't think this is a rumor.
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