Should i get a ds lite or psp 2000

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Jun 5, 2009
  1. rockstar99
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    2 days ago i went on a safari in an open jeep and my ds phat was in my pocket i stood up to look at a deer with my camera and i didnt even notice but my ds fell out near the wheel and the next thing i know is the jeep smashed it so my dads friend is iving me 2 good deals
    a)a cobalt/black ds lite(2 weeks old)+original r4+2gb micro sd for $140
    b)a black psp 2000(6 months old) with custom firmware an a 2gb memory stick with 2 games free for$210

    ps dont say get a dsi because i dont want it

    which is a better deal i goota go get it tommorow and ill post pics of the system tommorow
     


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    that depends on what you like?

    personally i will still go for DSL
    just because it provides me variety of games [​IMG]

    if you fancy top notch graphic over the variety of games that DS is offering
    then go for PSP
     
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    I much prefer my PSP over my DS because of the far better graphics it offers as well as the PSP has much more features than the DS Lite and an updateable firmware. The only benefit I really see is the far larger game library of the DS in comparison to the PSP.
     
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    I agree...also, it's kinda pointless to ask such question on Nintendo dedicated forum, and especially in NDS section..You won't get objective opinion in this.

    In the end, it all comes to what you like better....
     
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    If you are a what they call "hardcore gamer" PSP is more suitable for you. If you just play whatever good games that come your way, the DS is definitely your thing.

    PSP:
    -Good graphics
    -More "Hardcore" games
    -Larger display screen than DS.
    -Supports Memory Cards without additional add-ons (e.g flashcarts)
    -Analog Stick
    -Its 2000? Get it nao!

    DS:
    -Innovation (Touch Screen)
    -Nice and glossy
    -Two screens
    -Has a variety of good games
    -Can have classics like Mario from our very own Miyamoto-san and Nintendo
    -2 weeks, newer than the PSP
     
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    The PSP...if only because as time goes on it's going to get harder and harder to get a CFW'able PSP and if you pick one up now you certainly won't regret it. You'll be able to get flash cart compatible DSL's for the foreseeable future so theirs no kind of urgency.
     
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    Well i don care about graphics that much the games should be good and i know features like music n video i can use with the r4 and i like rpgs and side scrollers but the psp homebrew is really nice so im stuck
     
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    if RPG then stay tune with DS~!
    tons of GREAT RPG is coming to town [​IMG]
    maybe i.domination can throw you a list [​IMG]

    psp homebrew?
    i am not a homebrew fan so i am not sure what both offers:)
     
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    PSP can emulate GBA without slot 2 (hell it doesn't even have the slots) You can play your RPGs and Platformrs there [​IMG]

    But I'm biased against PSP fanboys just to let you know [​IMG]

    Editr: You want a list of good rpgs? I just need sometime to gather some infos [​IMG] Or theres Hadrian [​IMG]
     
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    how is ff4 n 358/2 days on the ds and what about ff7 on the psp

    Edit-does the r4 card have good compatibility
     
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    ^^^ Good advice really. Toni is right as well. >.> I'd go for the psp ... then again I play my ds more ... flip a coin! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    This.

    RPGs? It's got plenty of them. Sidescrollers? Maybe not so much.

    I mean the DSls price new is probably going to drop nearing Christmas, so just pick one up then along with a flashcart.
     
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    The r4 is fucked up. Its out of production, the company is gone.

    Wait don't you already have a DS? You don't use flashcarts? Wow.

    And FFIV is kinda good considering its a classic ported into 3d, KH is good too.

    I'm making up a notable RPG list now, you want it?
     
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    as mentioned r4 is dead~!
    you can easily get other flash card like acekard, cyclo, scdsone which are pretty cool

    well seriously.. one downside of DS rpg is the playability~!
    the game time is usually shorter~!
     
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    Game time shorter but theres a nice thing about all games from all consoles, its called "replayability" [​IMG]

    Actually, When I look at the list most of them are pretty much known or hyped by E3 already so if you aren't happy with the RPGs now then consider the change, though PSP has some nice fighting games [​IMG]

    And try commenting at the kickgaming contest if you haven't, you may get a new cart:D
     
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    i used to have a dstt but it stopped working so i threw it away thats why im asking can the r4 handle most games if not im gonna sell it for something else
     
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    where is the replayability for KH ?
    no new game + [​IMG]

    PSP nice fighting game? the only one i can think of is ff dissidia...
    it is damn awesome~!

    anyway psp also have nice adventure and innovative games
    some are ported some i am not sure whether will they ever port those games to E/U

    loco roco 1 & 2
    patapon 1 & 2
    yuusha no kuse ni namaiki da 1 & 2
    Zettao zetsumei toshi 3
    Zwei
    yuusha30
    Tales of World

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    r4 team is dead and stay away from clones
    as mentioned get carts like acekard, cyclo , scdsone, m3
     
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    Lol i was the 4th to comment there

    EDIT-i want to know how strang are they like do they break easily oh n does the cobalt ds lite again have a glossy bottom cuz i dont like dat
     
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    a flash card breaking down on you? i guess thats your luck [​IMG]
    so far *touch wood* my flash cards are still working fine~!

    as for cobalt i have no idea [​IMG]
    you can always replace with a new casing/housing [​IMG]
     

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