Sony Considered Dual-Analog for PSPGo

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Jul 23, 2009
  1. Rock Raiyu
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    A Sony development boss has revealed that twin sticks were considered for the PSP but backwards compatibility got in the way and ruined such plans!

    News Source: MCVUK

    To me this is just an excuse just so they can find some sympathy. They could've easily have an option to disable and reenable it.
     
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    LOL, stupid Sony! That was all some PSP owners wanted, and then they say that they considered it.
     
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    How does adding buttons hurt backwards compatibility besides the fact old games might not support the extra joy stick?
     
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    Potentially. Yes.

    For example, the Socom games. So, great a second analog stick makes it better to control aiming. But now they could start to map other functions to the regular buttons i.e. shortcut calls for movement, etc.
     
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    Sony are true liars >_>
     
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    That makes no sense --
     
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    they could have added an option to map certain buttons to the 2nd analog. if they did that and started re-releasing games on psn with the extra analog enabled in games i would have been sold and considered buying the go :S
     
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    Hmm, that would be like, if a developer would make a retail-game, which uses the camera and the additional power of the dsi... He would lose the whole install-base of the older models. Not gonna happen!

    So if a developer would use the additional analog-stick they would most definitely need to make a control scheme for the older models as well... I don`t see this happen...
     
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    "Quick Guys! let's add another fucking anolog stick so we can fuck up the Backwards compatibility!"
     
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    Wow, fuck that.
    They should've originally added two to the Phat.

    I've never seen ANYTHING with only one analog, especially from Sony.
    Ah well, their loss. They could've made plenty more sales on the Go! if they implemented a second nub.
     
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    This one is for you SONY ...


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    Maby release a 2 stick version as a Version 2 instead of a SLIM and even smaller version next time round?!


    They are stupid missed the big cash opportunity that they could release it with 2 sticks ... then release the whole back catalogue of PS2 games for it as DLC!
     
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    The PSP has had enough hardware revisions as it is, save the second analogue for the PSP2.

    Although I'm only saying this because I have a Slim, and would rage if new PSP games couldn't be played on it because it required a second analogue.
     
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    So basically it's like this just imagine what could have been.
     
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    Would have considered getting one if it has 2 analog nibs.
     
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    it's strong so does it mean that adding more buttons doesn't allow older games to just bypass it or something, i find it like an easy way out rather than problematic situation
     

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