SONY caught red-handed; PSP 3000 gets silent recall

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Oct 25, 2008
  1. War
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    "A couple of observant people in the PlayStation EU forums pointed out that almost every single mention of the PSP-3000 has been removed from the official PlayStation EU site's PSP section.

    True enough, when you go to the website (see Via link) and check out the "Hardware" section of the PSP, there's no whiff nor word about the PSP Brite. Meanwhile, doing a keyword search on the EU site for "PSP-3000" now only gives you a handful of hits: one from an October 15 news item, and the rest being LGC 2008 press material from August. Why is that?

    Over at the PlayStation US website, the same section (namely, PSP -> Hardware) does make mention of the PSP-3000, but with a minor tweak. As some folks at DCemu point out, the Ratchet-PSP bundle has a slight word change in the PSP-3000's description:
     
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    Who didn't know this was coming?!
     
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    How would anyone know? They tried passing it off as a feature, indicating that they don't care and are selling it anyways.
     
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    Member gizmo_gal QWEEN of the RadioActive Force!!!

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    Now all Sony needs is the balls to come out and admit they made a mistake and will be fixing it quickly, and they are DEEPLY regretful about the trouble the fans had to put up with.
     
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    Wow, that is pretty fucked up.
     
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    Eh, I really doubt they'll admit to being wrong. At this point, it's come to either
    A: Fix the damn screen, re-release PSP3k
    B: Why hello there, PSP 4k.
     
  7. jumpman17

    Former Staff jumpman17 He's a semi-aquatic egg laying mammal of action!

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    Well, considering PS2 has 18 versions, Sony seems to love to tinker.
     
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    i bet they'll fix the screen with the next batch they manufacture
     
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    one word:laziness
     
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    wait so what was the actual problem with it?

    does anybody know?
     
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    Look at the picture in the first post. There are visible scanlines in all media.
     
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    Just a bad screen design as far as I know.
     
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    I really hate Sony's attitude toward gamers, and now I hate them even more.

    Oh well. I'm getting a psp to pirate anyway....
     
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    Sony is worse than Nintendo against Piracy!! ... [​IMG]

    bummer, blue hair is better than purple hair
     
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    i really hate those lines...im sticking to my psp slim [​IMG]
     

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