Gamer Limit writes "If you already own a PSP, I highly recommend you stay away."
It's really disappointing that Sony did take the PSPgo to the next level like they could have. They should have either dropped the price tag, or given the system features worth $250, like a touch screen display.
touch screen would of made it $300
I played around with one in my local game shop. It was a nice piece of kit, but the placement and size of the analogue nub looked like a hand killer.
Agreed, at least the white PSPgo looks sexy. Might get it for that alone.
ive got 1 and its effin!!! effin!!! beautiful!!!!
Even hardcore Sony fans must admit, the PSPgo is a very poor piece of hardware. They should have waited and just done a brand new PSP2.
Is it just me or does the pspGO seem slightly taller then the older models. Anyone have one yet. I would like to know how it is, because I have enough trouble keeping my current psp in my pocket when I skate. *have a 16GB memory. XD loads of music*
if you listen to music you never have to lose your space in a game because of the save state feature and the included 16GB let's you get upto 32Gb of storage. Also it's much much much smaller than the 3000, you'll probably forget it's in your pocket.
sweet, thanks for the reply. I might end up getting one after all.
Such a stupid idea IMO, less features, more expensive.
There are plenty of people(like myself) who purchased the go for the convenience it brings. Smaller, lighter, blue tooth, 16gb memory with expandable slots and best of all no umds. I hate umds and carrying a psp fat around was stupid. It didn't fit in any pocket unless you wore pants with hideous cargo pockets. The go is for people like me who have the money to spend on convenience and a few nice features.
I don't get people who get 2 of one console...? Are they tech obcessed or something? If i have a PSP, i won't even think TWICE about a PSP Go! Just like if i have a 360 i won't think about a PS3 (unless it RROD's). I think the whole "if you have a PSP don't get a PSP Go" is quite...well...dumb.
Agree with you. Its like to say: "If you have a PS3 fat stay away of the PS3 slim". The PS3 slim adds nothing to the table, but even so some people gets attracted by the new design and end buying it. On other note, I find a bit funny that many fanboys (so called journalist among them) love to say that HDD is the future (not BD of course), but when a company moves forward and offers a DL only console, everybody complains about it.
I have 3 flat screens. 1 42 inch and 2 32 inches. i use 1 for my computer screen and the other one is in my room with my 2nd ps3. That way if i want to watch a blu ray in my room its ready to go. Plus my girl plays guitar hero so i dont have to stop playing whenever she gets the urge. Also comes in handy when friends come over cuz im a screen hog. I feel every flat screen should have a ps3 to make that bad boy look as good as possible lol.
The PSPGo would be much more alluring if it wasn't priced at an absurd $250. That's only fifty bucks away from a PS3, if you don't have that you might as well splurge and go the distance by then. PSPGo = Wonderswan
The reviews are the same with the PS3 at launch, not justified.
I can understand people who would want two models of the same handheld. Take the GBA for example, when the GBA SP came out there was one huge advantage BACKLIT screen, even though I hear it eats the batteries like candy, backlit is too invaluable especially on those long trips thru the night. Of course you had the worm light and such but they just didn't do a very good job. The PSP Go on the other hand seems like just a milking , i it can't play UMD's but its more portable. If you don't have one, this may be, depending on what you want, what you are looking for.
My problem is the lack of BC for UMD stuff.
The funny thing is: if the original PSP had not released five years earlier, we wouldn't be having any of these complaints. Despite giving current owners NO REASON to "upgrade" to the PSPgo, Sony actually has done something different and revolutionary: a game console that you don't buy physical games for. It's unheard of. However, with no way to grandfather in our current selection of UMDs to a system that is practically exactly the same, Sony has doomed its own system to 32X status. Also, WHY do we have to get new chords just to charge this thing? And WHY can't we use our Memory Stick Pro DUOs? That's just greedy, Sony. Little things like that can annihilate your image. Still, if you don't want one, don't buy one. Let Sony realize its mistake, and you can pick one up in a few months for $100. Too bad the games will never get any cheaper...
I like the move Sony took with Downloadable only. It's aggressive and daring. If it pans out, well then, I guees Sony's move paid off and started a new trend.
Think about it, why would you get a 3k if you didn't already have a PSP? Sure there are some who just absolutely need to have a physical medium, but I think most would just get a Go. The price is perfectly inline with Apple's 16 gig iPod Touch, so what's the problem with the pricing? As for me, I sold my 3000, 8 gig, and Rockband for $225 then I bought a used one on Craigslist for $215. Great investment, and like many others who have bought a go, I love it! 16 gigs is so much better than 8 gigs. My favorite thing about the Go is that it encouraged Sony to put up more games on the store. No going out and hunting for games, no more rare games, you can find them all on the store.
i have the white PSPgo i just bought on the 1st day it released and i can confidently say i APSOLUTELY LOVE it and it was worth some what of the price tag. i forget sometimes that its in my pocket.. the size is worth it alone imo .. blueooth was the best addon foe the Go.
"The nicest new feature Sony added to the PSPgo is the ability to put the system into sleep mode without exiting out of a game" my psp3000 does that anyway.
-be easily slid into your pocket? We're not talking about cargo pockets -store up to 32GB worth of data or more when bigger M2 sticks come out? -access the 3G/4G network through tethering so I can have online anywhere? -hookup your PS3 controller or other blue tooth devices like headphones? -Save state feature with allows your game to be saved at ANY point while you access other features on the Go?
thanks you made me cry now, are you happy? i was just saying that they sed it was a new feature and it wasnt and now youve humiliated me in front of everyone with your confusing academic well researched reasoning. i will only stop crying if you tell me you love me
I've never looked back. I had the PSP 2000 (and the 1000 before it) and the Go is definitely an upgrade. I sold my 2K w/ 4gig stick and a few games for $150 to a friend (could've gotten more online). The fact remains that the Go is worth the upgrade IMO. The convenience factor is way higher than the PSP 3K.
good to hear, really no sarcasm in this comment I'll buy it next year maybe, now I have more than enough with my PS3
I'm very happy to hear that everyone who has purchased a PSP is enjoying it. I'm enjoying mine as well. That being said, I still would not recommend it to someone who already owns a PSP. There's a lot more to lose then there is to gain.
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