Posts Tagged ‘PSPgo’
The PSPgo has had its price dropped in the US and Japan. But is it too little, too late? What can be done to save the handheld?
Sony will soon stop selling PSP development kits. This doesn’t mean the death of PSP, as they’re being replaced, but it got me thinking: maybe is should mean the death of the handheld.
The games media is often quick to jump on games and hardware for supposedly poor sales and to attribute all manner of consequences to these so-called poor sales, and some myths still abound. Here’s a handful for your delectation…
Sony will offer new PSPgo registrants ten free (good, new) games for their system. But why do they feel they have to resort to such seemingly desperate measures?
You may or may not have heard of Scott Pilgrim, but he’s the star of a fantastic indie comic title that is approaching its sixth and final volume, a movie adaptation directed by Shaun Of The Dead and Hot Fuzz maker Edgar Wright and a videogame from Ubisoft. Basically if you haven’t heard of him you’ll be hearing plenty in the coming months, but what I wanted to bring to your attention was a new teaser panel from the next volume of Pilgrim’s comic.
If suspicious, unnamed sources are to be believed, Sony is planning an effective ‘relaunch’ of the PSPgo and an accompanying marketing campaign to push the tiny handheld into the homes of many more across the globe
Thought you’d like to see this – we ran a competition with Morrisons a few months back and first prize was this, a signed PSPgo, signed by the man who created Gran Turismo and changed racing games forever, Kazunori Yamauchi
The ESRB – that’s the American games ratings board, like their equivalent of PEGI – has listings on its website for four pinball games on the PSP themed around various Sony games, namely Uncharted, PAIN, Hot Shots Golf (that’s Everybody’s Golf to us Europeans) and High Velocity Bowling
If you’re like us then you’re stinging about Gran Turismo 5′s delay into next year
Many expected the release of PSPgo to see the end of physical media on Sony’s handheld
Speaking to the Washington Post this weekend Reggie Fils-Aime, president of Nintendo Of America, decided to go on the offensive with the PSPgo. Calling into question what benefits it offered over other handhelds he suggested that consumers don’t and won’t know what it gives them that they don’t already have.
The PSPgo will “fail miserably” according to Don McCabe, MD of the UK’s largest independent retailer Chips. And that’s about all that really needs to be said in an intro for this story.
Didn’t you know? The PSPgo, Sony’s latest version of its portable hardware is launched globally today. The console is available from £224.99 in all good retailers and online, and for that you’ll get the sleek and sexy PSPgo and some free downloads from PSN to start your digital gaming lives. Act quickly enough and you can also pick up Gran Turismo for free before 10 October. In all there should be more than 200 games available to download to your PSPgo today.