Sony Discontinuing PSP

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    Sony has finally discontinued the production and sales of their previous handheld console, the Playstation Portable.

    A good end to a good handheld. One of the first real competitors to Nintendo's portable consoles, and while it didn't have the same sales figures as the DS line, it sure as hell held it's head up through it all.

    EDIT: It should be noted that the news posts lists the discontinuation being only for Japan, however I would assume the US/EU will be announced soon as well.

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  2. TyBlood13

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    Damn, it was a good run and great console
     
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  4. Qtis

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    It was a blast, but sadly all good things come to an end. PSP is dead. LONG LIVE PSV!
     
  5. Ozito

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    I read somewhere else that they were gonna keep selling them in Latin america and some Asian countries.

    And in EU until the end of year.
     
  6. GameWinner

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    Farewell, PSP. :cry:
     
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    Good night, sweet prince. :yaypsp:
     
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    You can say anything about Sony but damn, they really grant their consoles a long live. Except restyles, of course.
     
  9. Hyro-Sama

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    So it's officially retro? Cool. I still own three. One PSP-1000 and two PSP-2000s.
     
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    BlackWizzard17 Don't worry Captin we'll buff out those scratches.

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    Well the most important things is to always remember such an out going console the PSP was while where sitting back with our PSP and play our good ole pirated store bought PSP games
     
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    Was a great handheld.
    Project Diva,Kingdom Hearts, lots of Final Fantasys,Dissidia,Harvest Moon,The 3rd Birthday etc etc.
    It will be in my heart next to PS2 <3
     
  12. frogboy

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    Sad to see the legacy end.

    On the upside, dev focus will shift to Vita thus resulting in moar gaems dead horse jokes.
     
  13. jalaneme

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    i have all my psps so i'm good.
     
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    Wow. Feels like yesterday.
    When I was happy to get one.

    Also my first sony device. (Console wise).

    Neat little thing.

    Had some great emulators.
     
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    I have there ,two 3000,and 2000,is so good and I played a lot of games,monster hunter,project diva,pes,nba2k,nfs,``````
     
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    This made me laugh. Thank you. :lol:

    Anyway, I haven't spent that much time with the PSP (picked it up less than two years ago, and only really played through two games on it, to be honest), but it's a really nice little handheld, and I'm glad to have it. I only hope the Vita has a library as unique as the PSP when the time comes.

    Speaking of which, maybe the PSP will get another price drop at the likes of GameStop. I've been thinking of getting a PSPGo to complement my PSP-3000. I'm totally looking forward to playing my PSN-purchased, totally-not-backup-loaded digital games on it. :yaypsp:
     
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    They prolly say that purely cause of the ease of piracy on it.

    Shame tho.
    I actually like the PSP.
    Neat lil handheld.
     
  22. VashTS

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    good bye PSP, you are a great system! love the haxxors.
     
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    Goodbye, homebrew/emulating machine.