Tell me about the PSP, please

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  1. Gort

    Gort Klaatu barada nikto TFW2005 Supporter

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    Does the PSP use regular sony memory sticks?
    Does the PSP version of Star Wars Battle Front play just like the full console version?
    Is there a new, smaller version that has come out in the last year or so?
    Does anyone use the multimedia features? Are they free if you are near a wireless hotspot or do you have to pay Sony as well for the privilege of getting on the Internet on your PSP?
    General likes or dislikes about the PSP?

    Thanks to all to answer.
     
  2. NGW

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    I do not have a PSP myself, but I do intend to pick one up sometime this month (finally have a pack coming out that makes it worth it in my eyes).

    I believe so, yes.

    Yes.

    Yes.

    I intend to.

    Free.

    I like the screen...and the multimedia is nifty. As far as dislikes, most of the library is fairly meh, IMO, a lot of ports, the battery life is not so great, load times, some quality/durability issues.
     
  3. Seth Buzzard

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    I use the media stuff a lot for video. There are TV shows I have only ever seen on the PSP.
     
  4. rattrap007

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    I got one. It has some games. I use it and a 4GB memory card for video mostly. Haven't used it in quite a while though. Do love using it for video though.
     
  5. QuantumShock

    QuantumShock Stay for brunch ?

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    Thanks to Patapon, I am inclined to get it next year (I will undergo industrial training by end of this year, and get a minimum allowances monthly), and with my NDS, I can have the best of both world. :D 
     
  6. Trailbreaker77

    Trailbreaker77 Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    It's a mini sony memory stick so a standard memory stick will not work. Sony has never charged to connect online.
     
  7. Gort

    Gort Klaatu barada nikto TFW2005 Supporter

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    Thanks everyone!
     
  8. Prowl

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    It's really a Swiss Army Knife of handhelds and I use it as such (well aside from the Iphone, but this one is affordable). I watch TF:Animated episodes on it at work, play games on it at home, use it as a second media player on my TV for my kid to watch movies while I am playing something on my other TV. I used to use it for MP3s, but I bought a dedicated player. And of course, play games on it. The argument that there are no games on it, or that there are only ports is now an extremely dated argument.

    Not only do both handhelds exhibit ports from hell (DS launched with Mario 64, and Zelda 1, 2, and the SNES game were ported directly to SP, as well as almost every Mario known to man), but the PSP's ports are usually sequels (Twisted Metal) and people call them ports, while the DS games are literally ports.
    I've heard someone call the PSP God of War a port.

    And on the other front, the PSP has an assload of original titles, a lot of which are great games. Some of them are sleepers that no one has heard of "Dungeon Siege", some not so much, Monster Hunter 2.

    And if you are really a gear-head, Skype works really well on the system, for some free-to-cheap phone calls with the PSP.
     
  9. pscoop

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    I used mine a lot more at home before I got my PS3. Still great for traveling and it is my MP3 player and has some good videos on it.

    I like the functionality with the PS3 and have played plenty of good games on it. I still should get Patapoton.
     
  10. BlitzFire

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    i just want a PSP for 2 reasons.

    1. God Of War chains of olympus
    2. Porn Sweet Porn
     
  11. Prowl

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    Quote of the day.
     

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