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Japan and Europe may be finished with the PSP Go, but SCEA says it's not done with the downloadable-only handheld device. Following up with Sony of America for clarification after recent events, we wanted to know if the company was still manufacturing and shipping the handheld. Today we were tol...

April 21st 2011 at 2:05pm 0 Comments
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The PSP Go's life cycle, if it can be said to have had one, is coming to an end. Retailers and bloggers have recently started saying that shipments of the slide-out handheld have concluded, and now Sony itself has joined in. The Japanese Playstation.com site placed "shipment ended" notices on bo...

April 20th 2011 at 9:35am 0 Comments
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A blog post translated by Andriasang says production of the PSP Go is over. This adds to mounting evidence that the final days of the PSP Go are upon us -- you know, if anyone actually buys the remaining stock. Eurogamer received a very awkward non-denial from Sony Europe when it followed up on t...

April 19th 2011 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Sony's official PSP website has been updated to reflect an apparent PSP Go price drop. "Now you can enjoy the sleek, totally-digital PSP Go system for $149.99 MSRP," reads the product description, "and the unsurpassed PSP-3000 system for $129.99 MSRP." The 3000 price cut was made official last we...

March 3rd 2011 at 10:45am 0 Comments
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Good news! There's now a way to run UMD-only games on a PSP Go. The bad news: it's an unofficial exploit. Coders "Virtuous Flame" and "Coldbird" have released a "Homebrew Enabler" for PSP firmware 6.31 and 6.35. Using that, "Liquidzigong" was able to get the Prometheus ISO Loader program running on...

January 6th 2011 at 12:35am 0 Comments
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Taking to the US PlayStation blog, Sony director of hardware marketing John Koller revealed the PSP Go "3-Game Digital Pack" -- a $150 PSP Go bundle that includes three full (downloadable) games being sold at "retailers nationwide." In addition to a $50 savings from the recently lowered PSP Go aski...

November 26th 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Are you ready for the first shot across the bow from the season of Black Friday? This Friday and Saturday only, Best Buy will mark down the price of the PSP Go to a far more reasonable $150. Keep in mind, though -- it's limited to one per customer. Don't get carried away, guys. PSP Go -- $149....

November 4th 2010 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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Sony has announced price cuts for the PSP Go in both Japan and the US. Originally launched at ¥26,800 ($332), the tiny, UMD-free system will retail for ¥16,800 ($208) in Japan starting tomorrow. In America (according to Reuters), the system will drop somewhat less dramatically, from $249 to...

October 25th 2010 at 9:25am 0 Comments
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Due to our strict silk pants-only policy, the PSP Go (and, really, any other handheld) has been a hard sell -- sure, the $250 asking price isn't helping, but that may be changing in the near future. A dutiful tipster sent us the above image from his AAFES-based store of employment, indicating a $50...

October 12th 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Did you know that the PSP Go allows you to tether a PS3 controller to the handheld, effectively doing away with the portable nature of the device but arguably improving the feel of its controls? Maybe you didn't, largely because using a separate controller for a handheld device would be ... weird....

October 5th 2010 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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PSP Go owners living in Europe who've been anticipating the launch of Phantasy Star Portable 2 will have to stick tight for a little bit longer -- Sega has announced the game's digital version won't launch in Europe until October 6. We'll save some rare drops for you guys!

September 20th 2010 at 1:40pm 0 Comments