The reasons why Sony will announce the PSP2 at E3.
i too believe that sony will announce a psp 2 . sony is the only company that i trust out of the three top gaming companies to make a hardcore portable gaming device that is able to produce amazing graphics , games and online gaming from anywhere via a 3g/4g connection.
They'll announce it, show a mock up then next year they'll show a near final or final version and by early 2012 it'll come out; or maybe even late 2011
we were thinking it would probably use the Tegra 2 or the Snapdragon... both are a great deal more powerful and use less battery life then the current PSP
How does cez still have bubbles? If they do announce a new PSP, I hope for backwards capability. The least they can do is allow us to play the downloaded versions of PSP games.
you're right PSP2 must happen in e3 The psp 1 is getting to old and outdated New hardware would be very nice Imagine.... OLED HD screen graphics that is something between ps2 and ps3 graphics wait...this is sony,no need to imagine anything SONY MAKE,BELEIVE.
why the hell would sony announce an updated version of the same system they showed off at last years e3? honestly? if anything it would be nice to briefly here them mention that they are working on one but for them to come out and show it off a year after they showed off their last model seems more silly than actually realistic. "The psp 1 is getting to old and outdated" -which is exactly why they made the pspgo. did you guys forget about that are something? i know the pspgo is no where near as good as the 1-3rd gen psp's but c'mon, your kidding right? it seems like too many people are getting caught up in to the hype. it just like how people are saying "Killzone 3 is coming out in 2010" and actually believe its going to happen. why in the world would sony release 2 of its best console exclusive fps's (resistance 3 & k3) around the same time? we're talking about in the oct - dec months too. oh, and let's not forget that it that these games would be going up against halo reach and black ops which are going to do multi-millions within the first week, so for sony to oversaturate the shooter market this year by adding both R3 and K3 to the list of shooter games for fall 2010, it would seem as if they were not trying to get as much sales as they would like. R3- probably in Oct or a few weeks after black ops is released K3- early next year. possibly around the same time heavy rain and gow 3 were released this year.
I don't know if it'll be at this E3 I'm really thinking next year's or this year's TGS (which seems more like it with a March 2011 release date). But they need to hurry, because phones are making an impact in the gaming world, and Sony needs to get in before it's too late. The PSP 2 or PSPhone as I call it, needs to have all the features to be able to compete with the best smart phones on the market.
I dunno I'm still betting on another PSP SKU. Like a 4000 or a PSP Go with a UMD drive.
i doubt it Ds is already out selling the psp and let nintendo release the 3ds without a competition would be plain stupid I guess if they launch the psp 2 first it will effect the sales A LOT!!!!!
wait a minute, didn't the same people say that the psp2 was going to be shown at last years e3 as well but in all actuality it turned out to be the pspgo? i know you guys are hyped up about getting a psp2 (i know i am but if it doesn't have 2 analog sticks then fuck it) but really? do we need to recycle this same old rumor every year?
yeah but this time nintendo will show the 3ds So i guess this is the perfect time for sony to reveal the psp 2 to steal the spotlight from the 3ds
Nintendo releases a new ds every 9 months or so....so its hardly a surprise. if the ds xl or w/e happened to come out sometime after e3, they would have most likely shown more of it off at e3 so its nothing new... as for it being the perfect time? well, people were saying the same thing last year when the psp go was announced so doesn't that sound alittle bit too soon to you? if they were to come out and say that "yes, we are working on the psp2" than i could see that being a realistic occurrence but for them to come out and show it off a year later at the same conference that they showed off their last model seems a bit silly. it sounds more or less like what the fans want rather than what will most likely end up happening but then again, i could be wrong. i would love to see a real successor to the 1-3rd gen psp's that has 2 analog sticks. and also, with the sting of games sony has lined up to be released on the orignal psp models they already have enough to steal the spotlight from the 3ds.
"Nintendo releases a new ds every 9 months or so" i doubt that true but even if it is, is there a big difference between the DS SKU's? bigger screen, small forfactor, these things are minor in comparison to 3Ds same goes for the PSP, a PSP2 could really boost sales by ending piracy and maybe devs will actually make games for it
IF not this Year, it'll be Next year and It'll be an Awesome Piece of Tech that will Do More Stuff than Just Gaming PSP²
or i ain't buyin the tech is there.
If they do announce it and the release is around November, then i'll probably give my black Go to some kid and buy it. I hope it's the as portable as the Go or at least make it pocket sized.
i too believe that sony will announce a psp 2 . sony is the only company that i trust out of the three top gaming companies to make a hardcore portable gaming device that is reliable , able to produce amazing graphics , games and online gaming from anywhere via a 3g/4g connection.
i too believe that sony will announce a psp 2 . sony is the only company that i trust out of the three top gaming companies to make a hardcore portable gaming device that is reliable , able to produce amazing graphics , games and online gaming from anywhere via a 3g/4g connection
it makes sense combined with their predictions and their sales numbers... PSP is a dieing platform and they really need a rejuvinating shot to their portable brand
1. Apple iPod touch/iPad 2. Nintendo 3DS
Just like they refused to announce the PS3 Slim at E3 - they don't want to cannabilize the current PSPs. They'll wait til it's about to enter stores. Announcing the PSP Go! at E3 last year was an unmitigated disaster.
I have no doubt PSP 2 will have 3D. PS3 already have it, now the PSP also will have it, besides better technology on Portable Consoles.
but isnt the psp supposed to have the 10 year span or was that just ps3,anyway if they do that would be great,if not then nintendo will have the upperhand with its news and release early next year.
at last psp 1000 psp 2000 psp 3000 psp go and now maybe just maybe a psp2 with next gen graphics. oh god plz let this be true. IM SOLD!!
Lets face it, the current PSP was launched in 2005 which means Sony was working on it for 2 years at the least, so they used technology that was available in 2003, so the PSP have technology that is almost as old as the PS2. Not to mention that it is Sony's first hand held, and if you ask me 60 million sold means they did a good job. The PSP2 will be a megaton at E3, new tech, better screen, dual analog sticks, and maybe even R2 and L2 shoulder buttons, and good price point. I always thought why not have the people that made the PlayStation controller make the design of the PSP2? they can just cut the dual shock controller in half stick a screen in the middle and like magic you have the PSP2 that fits in your hands like a dream, sure it would look ugly buy at least it will fit comfortable in our hand ;-)
i too thought about a design like that but it would not be portable all handhelds have a candy/flip/slide form for a reason, same goes for phones people want to be able to slip it into their pockets on the go, with the form your suggesting that would not be possible
Because people want a second analog stick. Why else? A touch screen. Okay. DD and UMD capabilities, that would be nice too. We want updated graphics as well and a decent price point. You don't need to get too fancy or overhaul the device much at all. Just upgrade what you got and add a few of the things your fans want. Simple.
They're scared of Nintendo.
with the 3Ds coming they have to get a PSP2 out the door around the same time otherwise nintendo will have their 3Ds with no competition for a while
Maybe announce, but they certainly won't release this year. They still have a bunch of $hi+ coming out for the original: Metal Gear Solid: Peacewalker, Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep, Persona 3: Portable, Valkyria Chronicles 2, God of War: Ghost of Sparta, Final Fantasy Agito XIII, and Monster Hunter Portable 3rd. That's not even counting all the games they'll announce at E3. The PSP is far from dead.
the bigger question, is why would I want a PsP2 especially at a price point over 200 bucks ?
Whether or not they announce the PSP2, its already too late for Sony. You're all just clutching at straws hoping Sony will come up with something better. The 3DS has already 1uped the comp with its 3D capabilities not to mention it will dual touchscreens, motion control, camera, rumble, microphone input, analog stick(s) & all in galorius 720p via tegra 2 technology. And all this coming out by the end of the year. Guess that means RIP PSP
Price wise. The current PSP is $169 and $249 respectively. And given what people seem to want out of a PSP2 , the asking price would be insane if they released it soon! So I'm thinking they'll work on getting a pricecut for the PSP/Go this year and release the next PSP next year when it'll be cheaper for them to make and cheaper for consumers to buy.
It would be stupid of sony to show off games like MGS: peace walker, GOW, Kingdom hearts, FF agito, monster hunter portable 3.... then reveal the PSP2. Odd placement. I love my PSPgo, People who say its outdated are delusional. the only thing thats outdated is the UMD drive, games restricted to a 1.8gb limit. We'll see a 4000. we may see a PSP2 at E3 2011
Ever heard of backwards compatiblity ? they could announce the PSP2 with backwards compatiblity this E3 and then decide to release it late 2011, im sure most games mentioned will be released by then. Besides, almost all consoles/handhelds have a swan song (in this case GoW: GoS might be the one)
If the do announce it it needs these things that the original PSP did not have at release -two thumbsticks -same amount of L an R triggers as DS controller -more interesting games (so far it has had some decent games but honestly i have bought nothing for my psp since crisis core, next is birth by sleep)
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