Play-mag: "With around 19 retail releases so far this year, has Sony’s handheld lost its tenuous grip on the market?"
You guys believed Jack Tretton when he said PSP would get 70 games during this half of the year? Ha ha ha ha. Sony never lies right?
if only having 19 retail titles for the psp this year classifies it terminal. What would you classify the ps2...a zombie?
Piracy has killed the platform, hopefully psp2 will be unhackable.
Just check the numbers, it's selling huge.. every single xfanboy say since 2006 "psp is dead" (they love to fail), but in fact they have sold more than ever, in japan every single monthe ds and psp are the kings..
CFW = Endless Games , Homebrew , Apps, Emulators. Even though PSP is dead as of now. But for CFW owners this is one ultimate gaming device. Emulators - Nearly all previous prior PS2 ( Except Dreamcast ) All working with 1000s of games on each emulator. Apps - Make your PSP do things it can't usually , Pocket PC, Multi tasking comics on PSP and much more... Homebrew - Some pretty cool homemade games here to play around with. PSP Games - Well a long list of excellent games.....to play.
i might do homebrew on my PSP when the PSP2 eventually releases. till then, i'll just stay legal
homebrew is legal ^^^
Yeah this is true if you totally ignore japanese releases, which I don't. PSP has NEVER had many game release coming out in the U.S. Japan is a whoooole different story. Which is basically what my library is made up off. And games that make it to America no body but the small group of people that follow them care about. So yeah, the PSP is "dead" alright. So, dead it's still at the top of charts in Japan almost every week.
Pfff, I'm still not finished with Kingdom Hearts BBS. Seriously, the gameplay is perfect in it. I loved KH1 but I think this is better than it. In the end though, the PSP is far from dead for me. I still haven't even played Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII, Resistance: Retribution and MGS PW!
Resistance Retribution is awesome, it easily has the best story so far within the resistance universe. The lead character is so much better than nathan hale, he actually talks, shows character growth and has a likable personality. You definitely gotta play it.
Goodbye PSP, I'll miss you and all those memorable games I played on you... like Super Mario 64, Banjo-Kazooie and Conker's Bad Fur Day. Some of the best games ever.
but yea psp is breathing its last breaths, got a kik with GOW a while bak but even Kratos cant save it now.
Every good thing has an ending.
True, and so does the PSP
Haha, unless I'm reading it wrong, I don't think those 2 agrees actually understood what you said.
Haha, well played Weaksauce. I laughed...
I did pay my respects, with a brilliant play-through of GOW : Ghost of Sparta, awesome game but that was the last game I was bothered about for the PSP, I got it up on ebay for sale now
The only reason I still own a PSP is for Final Fantasy Agito XIII. It wouldn't surprise me if it's scrapped for PSP and releases on 3DS instead though...
don't forget 3rd birthday
Honestly, other than the latest GoW game, I've only used my PSP in the last 3-4 months for comic book viewing. It really is an abandoned format. Easily pirated and consisting of a design that costs more than just putting out a game on the DS, which dominates the market as it is.
It's time for a new console i guess, the PSP is almost 7 years old!
I thought it came out in 2005.
when october hits 2011,it will be 7 years old.selling 60-70 million of them against nintendo's monopoly is amazing. think of all the other portables like neo geo pocket,sega nomad,game gear,atari lynx,turbo express,gamescom,gismondo,n-ga ge,etc.and question yourself on WHERE they are now.and where psp IS now. it may not hit 100 million like it's console brothers,but psp did very well.
late 04 for jp
PSP You deserve a great retirement
...where respect is due. It wasn't a bad ride, but maybe next time around.
I use it every day. And this year was an amazing year for it. This year alone there has been MGS:PeaceWalker, Persona 3 Portable, God of War and Valkyria Chronicles 2, and I'm sure a few others. People write off the PSP all the time as just some system in the DS's shadow, but it deserves better than that. Plus the new Monster Hunter is going to be sick.
seriously, the psp is far from being a terrible handheld. I travel alot so I'm always using my pspgo, I'm not happy with the software support the go has received but that's sonys fault. I always play Gran Turismo portable on flights and watch movies.
Perhaps. But i personally feel that the PSP is still going strong. Monster Hunter Portable 3rd anyone?
But its a terrible gaming system. The lack of a right analog stick caused psp to shoot itself in the foot. Any ps2 port to it felt like a downgrade. I hope they can fix this with psp2.
Why would you buy a psp to play ps2 ports? That just seems silly.
I still like a lot of the games I have on my psp go (that's right, I bought one....). I hope Sony doesn't push the psp to the back burner next time. I probably won't even get it with the 3DS coming out.
FUCK THAT! I just got the psp i plan on getting every game there is (well every rpg there is that is) I will pay my respect when it BREAKS! Then buy a new ONE!
Who says it is? Theres localizations from now until 2012 so whose dying>?
I am enjoying the huge library of good games my psp has now and I really look forward to seeing what the psp2 will be capable of. I am playing the New Ys atm the psp has a really good RPG library even if its mostly half port remakes.
If the PSP only had 19 releases this year, then most of them were freaking stellar. A few of them: God of War: Ghost of Sparta MGS: Peace Walker Hexyz Force Phantasy Star Portable 2 Valkyria Chronicles 2 Ys Seven Ys: Oath in Felgana MLB 10 FIFA Madden 11 Eyepet Invizimals ...that's 12 of them. I could name them off the top of my head because they were all great games, and I own a good number of them (PSP RPGs FTW). I'm having a little trouble believing there were only 7 others. If there were indeed only 7 others, then... wow @ the quality bar on the PSP. The average metascore for PSP games this year must destroy every other platform.
That is so true. I have most of those games, and I play/played the HECK out of them!
...how many of those are available for the Go in NZ...5 or 6 of them I think. I own the Go and am constantly left with a feeling of being ripped off.
me too, i'm not in new zealand but the go gets lousy support.
DAMN! the PSP is not dying at all, its capabilities are untouched even by recent platforms such as istuff
That day is coming *tears*
Is finally announced. "Sony fails with the PSP2, here's why..." "PSP2 doesn't have any games..." "Sony fails again, PSP2 can't compete" and so on, haters gonna hate.
Don't forget the other articles like "why the psp2 is better than the gamecube" and other ridiculously abstract titles that hold no real meaning but are just there to pull in a crowd....
It would be awesome if before they releases the PSP2 the Sony would make the PSP "Open" so a lot of devs might reconsider to look at it. The only reason I got the GOW bundle 6 days ago was because the system is very "ripe" in terms of great games and hardware showcase and buying anytime later would be somewhat worthless as the PSP2 is around the corner (I at least expect announcement on 2011 TGS). I also got it for MHP3, Agito and of course, The 3rd Birthday! :) I doubt 90% of homebrewers are legal and just getting "unlimited" PSP games. Got no proof though but most HBers I know brag about that.
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