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PSP is a useless waste of space

In what surely amounts to something of a PR nightmare for all involved, Codemasters Studios’ VP Gavin Cheshire has labelled Sony’s PSP as a bollocking useless waste of space”. The blast comes despite the high-profile release of Codemasters’ licensed racing title F1 2009 on the PSP late last year. Well, …

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Square Enix sticking by PSP

Publisher Square Enix has voiced its support for Sony’s PSP and vowed to continue to release many of its major IP both on physical UMD and through Sony’s growing digital PSN portal. The PSP is a great portable device, for both disk-based and digital content,” VP of brand for the …

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Mixed fortunes for PSP

Sony’s PSP surged to the top of the weekly hardware charts in Japan this week, but Media Create’s official figures show that the picture is far from rosy for Sony’s enduring handheld in its homeland. The PSP-3000, complete with UMD drive, shifted 71,186 units last week – beating the Wii …

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US: Metal Gear Solid bundle for PSN

Konami has lifted the lid on a brand new digital Metal Gear Solid bundle for PSP that’s now available to download on the North American arm of Sony’s PlayStation Network. The $29.99 single download includes gaming duo Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops and Portable Ops Plus, as well as the …

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JAPAN: PES-branded PSP nears

In conjunction with the release of Winning Eleven 2010 (the Japanese name for the Pro Evolution Soccer series) for the PSP next week, Sony has pictured a branded hardware bundle that will launch alongside the game. The machine, which is the UMD-ready PSP-3000 variant of the console as opposed to …

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DS and PSP have ‘peaked’

Though both DS and PSP are expected to continue to lead the market for quite some time, both Sony’s and Nintendo’s machines have peaked – leaving Apple’s iPhone and iPod Touch to drive the future growth of the handheld sector. That’s the prediction of DFC Intelligence, which predicts that Apple’s …

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Xbox handheld is coming

Whilst question marks remain over Microsoft’s intentions to make a gaming machine of its MP3 player Zune, the Xbox platform holder IS planning a foray into the handheld gaming space, according to corporate VP Shane Kim.

 When asked about a possible Microsoft handheld, Kim told Kikizo: For us, it’s a …

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JAPAN: Monster Hunter gets PSP bundles

Sony has announced that hugely popular multiplayer action RPG Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G is to be bundled with the PSP-3000 in two packs heading to Japanese retail. Available in both red and blue flavours, the packs will include a copy of the game and the current version of Sony’s …

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Resi PSP is totally different

Publisher Capcom has pressed the big red button on its pre-release hype for the already hugely anticipated Resident Evil Portable for PSP, claiming that the game is a radical departure from any other title in the series to date. Other than the fact that it exists, details regarding Resident Evil’s …

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