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Yoshida laments PSPgo mistakes

The boss of Sony Worldwide Studios has admitted that Sony got it wrong with the release of the digital-only PSPgo. In April Sony Japan confirmed that it had ended production of the device, while UK retailers were told not to expect any supply replenishments. "I could spend 30 minutes talking …

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Retail ‘rebelled’ against PSPgo

There are lots of opinions about why the PSPgo failed to establish itself in the market, but GamesBrief analyst Nicholas Lovell believes it’s rocky relationship with retail was the chief cause of its commercial struggles. News broke earlier this week that the handheld has been discontinued by Sony. "The death …

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SCEJ confirms PSPgo cancellation

New news from Japan is suggesting that SCEJ has now confirmed that it has stopped manufacturing the PSPgo. Andriasang has translated information from audio visual site Phileweb claiming that "Sony Computer Entertainment Japan has formally announced an end to production and shipments for the PSPgo". SCEJ has also added a …

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No more PSPgo for UK retail

It looks as if the end has indeed come for the PSPgo. This morning reports emerged from Japan that production of the machine has been cancelled, and that no more stock will be supplied to the channel. Now a UK retail source has told MCV that they have received word …

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PSPgo RIP?

It’s been a difficult life for Sony’s UMD-free, digital only PSPgo. But reports are now suggesting that time has finally been called on the model. Andriasang has translated a report that, in its words, "appears to be run by a Sony Shop employee or at the very least a super …

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PSP gets price cut Down Under

Sony Australia has cut the price for the PSP in the region. As of today, the UMD-based handheld will retail for $189.95, according to VG247. The news follows similar price cuts to the PSP in the US and Europe. However, Sony told MCV last week that there are no plans …

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Now the PSPgo is hacked

After news of a serious security lapse on PS3 emerged earlier today, sources are now claiming that the PSPgo is the latest Sony device to succumb to hackers. VG247 reports that hackers have successfully installed homebrew ISO loading software onto the machine from which games copied from UMD can be …

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PSPgo price cut an error

Despite widespread reports over the weekend, the price of the PSPgo has not been cut for the second time in a month, MCV can reveal. A number of websites have reported that the machine has been cut by a further 30 to 129.99, as is stated in this listing on …

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PSN discount for Ghost of Sparta

Sony has confirmed that the digital version of the upcoming God of War: Ghost of Sparta will retail for just 16.99 on PSN’s PlayStation Store. This not only represents a decent saving on the 24.99 High Street RRP for the UMD version, but it’s also a very compelling price for …

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