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    News - Sony PSP Go revealed

    E3's yet to get underway, but Sony's next PlayStation Portable has been revealed ahead of schedule.
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    Re: News - Sony PSP Go revealed

    What we do like, however, is the rumoured development of titles such as Gran Turismo, Little Big Planet and Metal Gear Solid, exclusively for the PSP Go.
    Ahh good ole Sony. I remember Sony tempting and promising people with GT for the PSP when it first was about to drop, and all it's ever been is vapour. Lets see if it actually finally makes it to a Sony hand held. Which isn't even the original PSP.


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    Re: News - Sony PSP Go revealed

    I'm pretty sure Little Big Planet was promised for the regular PSP too..

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    Re: News - Sony PSP Go revealed

    Quote Originally Posted by HSK View Post
    Ahh good ole Sony. I remember Sony tempting and promising people with GT for the PSP when it first was about to drop, and all it's ever been is vapour.
    s/GT/GT5/g
    s/PSP/PS3/g

    And the sentence still makes perfect sense.
    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    ...every time Creative bring out a new card range their advertising makes it sound like they have discovered a way to insert a thousand Chuck Norris super dwarfs in your ears...

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    Re: News - Sony PSP Go revealed

    My biggest complaint is the lack of dual thumb controls. Why stick the pause, selct buttons theirs? Make the controls compatible to the PS2/3 controller and i bet coppying games accross would be much easier. And of course some decent FPS on the PSP!

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    Re: News - Sony PSP Go revealed

    Is it just me or does the old PSP have more visual appeal..

    This just looks like a tanned Gizmondo..

    The original PSP looks like a proper man's handheld.. has more character and looks downright sexy at times..

    This one is just... meh...

    *I bet the swivel or slide bit will malfunction and fall off before anyone can shout Kaz Hirai*
    Me want Ultrabook


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    Re: News - Sony PSP Go revealed

    Wow..thats..ugly.

    Wasn't one of the best things about the original/slim PSP how good it looked? Slick, sexy (as you can get with a handheld console) and high tech..

    As Sawyen hints at, that one looks like a Malformed Gizmondo..there is suddenly even LESS reason to go and get a PSP than there was before (lets face it, it wasn't really what you could call a success in the first place).

    If Nintendo did not already have a monopoly on the portable videogame/machine market then they certainly will when this is released..

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    Re: News - Sony PSP Go revealed

    Certainly not the prettiest thing Sony has ever designed... Also the buttons being at the extreme bottom corners look to be a bit awkward.

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    Re: News - Sony PSP Go revealed

    I'm not sure why Sony feel a new piece of hardware is going to inject life into the brand, the problem was never the hardware it was the lack of software.

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    Re: News - Sony PSP Go revealed

    They pretty much moved across design elements from Sony's own "Mylo" hand held net & media gadget thingie.


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    Re: News - Sony PSP Go revealed

    I think HSK has it.

    I've heard of a lot of people that only really use their PSP as a media player, even though they initially bought it for games. The integration with the PS3 would hint at this as well.

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    Re: News - Sony PSP Go revealed

    Plus...

    Why do you even need a GO with it?

    Its practically trivial to know the PSP was made portable to begin with.. its not like it has its roots locked down on home console bits..

    If they want to give it a GO suffix.. at least maybe call it Playstation Media GO or something..
    Me want Ultrabook


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    Re: News - Sony PSP Go revealed

    Nobody else disappointed with the smaller screen size? Granted, if the resolution remains the same, it'll look sharper but if anything, I wish they'd make it a bit larger or keep it the same size.
    My only concern is should I hide my true identity? A costume maybe?

    0iD: Plus weeing in it every now & again does it good
    scaryjim: 10" is just a little large to hold comfortably in one hand, which makes it a lot harder to tap, swipe and generally interact with.

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    Re: News - Sony PSP Go revealed

    Quote Originally Posted by sawyen View Post
    Why do you even need a GO with it?
    Sony's going for digital distribution with this new model, so I assume they'll have a Steam-like service set up for it. Which means you don't have to carry a bag of UMDs with you, as you'll be able to download what you need at any time. 16GB of flash memory will also be useful for this. I think the "GO" moniker actually makes sense in this respect.

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    Re: News - Sony PSP Go revealed

    So I guess its more 'GO' than a PSP then..

    as in being pun towards more portable..

    Meet the truly portable playstation portable

    I still think giving a GO is rather pants.. its like adding a GO to GeforceM, (GeforceM 260GTX GO)

    At least maybe call it PSP(squared), at least it vaguely means that the portable part has been improved and hence squared..

    or even better PSP(playstation button square)

    Then make the whole thing look a little more sophisticated..
    Me want Ultrabook


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