should i buy a PSP2000 now?

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Aug 19, 2011

should i buy a PSP2000 now? by pistone at 3:27 PM (1,975 Views / 0 Likes) 22 replies

  1. pistone
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    Ok,i found a near/new psp2000 fully hacked for about 70$ which here in albania is a great deal .........
    but i dont know if i have to spend money on the psp now that the 3ds is out
    i never had a psp and never played any psp games (from the begining to the end ,just some demos)
    so i dont know any homebrew for psp
    and i just love homebrews ,mostly i wont ta buy the psp only for the ability to read pdf files,
    but i dont know if there is a linux gui for psp ,or any other great psp homebrew ?
    also can i play online games with a hacked psp ?

    so.........what do you think , better to bay an 3ds or buy the psp and wait for the 3ds lite ?
     


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    PSP != 3DS
    Both have a different library of games
    PSP is nearly finished, you got not-a-lot but don't expect any more increase at PSP library
    while 3DS is just begging, you will be boored out of your mind till the 3DS gets it's boost
     
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    nope thats not what i meant .......i know that they have different library or that they are not the same
    but my point is ,(now) better to buy a psp with a established game library and with a old hardware,or buy a new hardware with new game library ..........the 3ds
    long story short ..........do you like more your psp or 3ds ......and why [​IMG]
     
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    Lifelong Nintendo fan here. Also owner of 3DS.

    Get the PSP.

    Many more games, much cheaper. Scene friendly.

    Wait until the 3DS has an irresistible library* before taking the plunge.


    *that means Pokemon, of course. [​IMG]
     
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    In terms of reading pdf files i find it too slow >_
     
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    @Snailface lol at
    "Lifelong Nintendo fan here. Also owner of 3DS.

    Get the PSP."
    also thnx

    @frozen thnx [​IMG] ,but now you helped me once when ever i will be in a doubt i will ask for your help
    .........every 3 min [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    There are some great PSP homebrews out there, but I generally don't care that much for homebrew games. I've already played around with some emulators though, and especially the GBA emulator was very very impressive.
    And yes, you can perfectly online with hacked PSP games.

    I really recommend you buy one now. Good luck.
     
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    thnx to tell the truth i also prefer emus on my consoles .......already have a nes emu for nds .........and looking forward for the gba one thnx for the tip [​IMG]
     
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    Yes, buy one psp with megaman x and be happy forever xD
     
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    Go for it. I love having a portable emulation machine. Also you get to play the Ys games. Ys is good.
     
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    I emulated (or tried to emulate) a lot with my DS too but the PSP just leaves no comparison. GBA works so well, it's an even better experience than actually playing the game on a GBA! The DS can not even emulate GBA, while the PSP can do it 4 times the original speed!
    I tried DKC this morning on the SNES but it didn't go that well, but I'm sure if you Google for the correct emulation settings it will work at around 40 FPS, which should be good enough. N64 I haven't tried yet. But anything under SNES is incredibly easy for the PSP.
     
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    N64 on PSP is poop. It's mostly proof of concept.
     
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    70$ makes it worth it as a video player alone.
     
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    well for me gba its enough ..........i have snes on my wii so i dont need it any more [​IMG]
    also there is some other homebrew worth looking for ?iv seen the "essentials homebrew programs for psp" here on gbatemp but the list was very short :S
    @qlum iv already have a nice video player (iphone 2g) ,but 70$ for and ebook! .........now thats worth buying for [​IMG]
     
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    Apparently some games play pretty good (like Super Mario 64).
     
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    Except you can't play with sound, and 99% of games have some kind of graphical glitch. Not all game breaking, but always annoying. Framerate issues can be problematic, even in the games considered to work well.

    Source: I used it for awhile. :3
     
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    Some apps I actually use:

    - GoTube (with this fix) (watch Youtube videos on your PSP)
    - PSPComic (read comic books on your PSP)
    - Xplora (file manager)
    - IRShell ( The most popular shell for the PSP. iRshell allows your to launch your homebrew, UMD's and ISO's in 1 template.
    It also allows you to play your music in the background to your homebrew and games.
    It can be used as a remote. There are tons of functions for this application)
    - Swarm (game)
    - Bookr (e-reader)
    - PSP vnc (lets you control your PC with your PSP)

    And there are loads on Google, just Google best PSP homebrew and you'll find things.
     
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    well thnx looking forward for this homebrews (especianally irshell i didnt know it had so much functions ! ) ......and believe it or not thats exactly what i was doing right now [​IMG]
     
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    Yeah the PSP's a crapton better than the DS as far as emulation. As far as homebrews the PSP also seems to have more useful utility ones, but the DS definitely has it beat as far as homebrew games.

    I play with sound. Not every emulator is ZSNES. Some do actually update. [​IMG]
     
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    I was thinking more just the N64 emulator. Playing with sounds hurts frame rate, and when I did try the sound, it was so terrible and weird, that I never tried it again.
     

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