Need help deciding on something...

Discussion in 'PSP - Games & Content' started by GreatZimkogway, Aug 12, 2009.

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Should I buy a PSP or PS2?

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  1. GreatZimkogway
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    GreatZimkogway Still a Touhou Fanatic

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    I've got $80 that I can spend. But, there're two things I want/can get. My question to everyone else is:

    Should I go for a PS2 or a PSP?

    Now, first off, here's the deals I can get.
    PSP(I'm assuming it's a 1000) - $60
    With that $60, I'd get Grand Theft Auto Vice City, Thrillville, Daxter, and Ultimate Board Game Collection.

    PS2: $50
    along with 9 games(can't see what they really are in the), and a light blue controller, plus 2 memory cards.

    Problem is, I'm assuming I can only get one, since this on craigslist.

    I've thought hard about it, but I just can't seem to decide. Any help is welcome.
     
  2. Guild McCommunist

    Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

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    PS2 has cheaper and generally better games. The PSP has a few good games but are essentially pocket versions of PS2 or PS3 games, and thusly not nearly as expansive. And a PS2 is cheaper and you can get used games very cheap.
     
  3. Nonuser

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    PSP CFW can play PS1 games~ Plus, it's portable! What's not to love?
    You can watch movies, listen to music, browse the web. But of course, like Guild said, PS2 has a wider selection of games than the PSP.


    You should also be wary of Craig's list.
     
  4. GreatZimkogway
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    GreatZimkogway Still a Touhou Fanatic

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    Why be wary of it? I've sold a lot of stuff on it already. As for the "watch movies, listen to music, browse the web" thing, well...

    My Zune plays music, and video.
    My DSi plays music, and browses the web.
    My computer does all of that. And since it needs wifi...XD I think I might go for the PS2.
     
  5. purplesludge

    purplesludge anyone have any ideas for this space

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    Go for the psp and put custom firmware on it. Then you have portable snes, nes, genesis, playstation etc.
    Also you can listen to your music while playing games on the psp.
     
  6. clegion

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    hmmm if you can just see what game you got for ps2, then it will be much clearer, on the other hand if that psp is a phat i think you should get the ps2 what ps2 are you getting anyway there are two version phat and slim
     
  7. GreatZimkogway
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    GreatZimkogway Still a Touhou Fanatic

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    If I get a PS2, it'd be a fat one. If I get a PSP, it'd be a 1000, and I'd buy a pandora battery for it.
     
  8. clegion

    clegion GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    hmmm can you find ps2 games in your area is it easy to get it, and do the same for psp and measure on how many games you want to play on both
     
  9. Leo Cantus

    Leo Cantus So zeta slow!

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    PSP, thats a good deal ur getting and psp fats are easy to hack.
     
  10. GreatZimkogway
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    GreatZimkogway Still a Touhou Fanatic

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    Problem is, there're a lot of games I want for of them. (Also, the PSP with 3 games is now $50) And since Gamestop sells a lot of the games I want for both...T_T
     
  11. purplesludge

    purplesludge anyone have any ideas for this space

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    Get the psp hack and then download games. You can also borrow a game and use the psp to rip them. Maybe you can rent games and then rip them if psp games are rented.
     
  12. anaxs

    anaxs got milk, got candy

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    your moms jeans pocket
    go for the ps2 if u dont want a portable....
     
  13. flyingpenguin

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    Do you already have (an)other game console(s)? If you do, you should save up for something in the next generation. That's what I would do. It's already been over 9 years since the PS2 release, and I don't find handheld consoles all that great, unless you like the portability of them, which I don't really care about. I got a PS3 on craigslist for a good price, so I would recommend getting a newer console.
     
  14. GreatZimkogway
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    GreatZimkogway Still a Touhou Fanatic

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    I don't actually have any consoles, just my DSi, GBASP, and my computer.
     
  15. luke_c

    luke_c Big Boss

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    Then go for the PS2.