Neoseeker : News : Sony ending PSP production in Japan by end of June, say your goodbyes to the handheld
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Rabla Jun 4, 14
its okay guys vita means life
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Zombie_Barioth Jun 4, 14
I've hardly even seen many PSPs in stores to begin with, even before they apparently stopped shipping to the US. Most stores around here might have one in the shelf with the other Sony consoles, thats it. No games though except for maybe Target, or the bargain bin, unless your Gamestop.

Might be a good time to grab one, since they're officially dropping retail support most retailers will probably want to clear out whatever is left from their inventory.
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Epoch Jun 4, 14
No big loss imo, psps after 1000fat model were lame.
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THM Jun 4, 14
I will keep my PSP-3000 Mystic Silver as a personal collection
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Shadow of Death Jun 4, 14
Might be worth investing in the latest model before it stops being available at retail. I only have the original phat model and that has never performed that well. It still works, but even though I don't use the PSP anymore, I might end up with a hankering some years down the line and I'd rather not find that it doesn't work anymore and my only other option (aside from not playing mind), is to spend double the original MRSP for a used one.
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Solid-Snack Jun 4, 14
I had a fat white version of the PSP, Haven't seen it in years though nor will i get back all the hours i spent playing mercury meltdown, That game was like crack
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Dark Pikachu Jun 4, 14
It had a good run im still playing disgaea 1 on mine.
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daveyd Jun 4, 14
The Vita is " far more successful" than the PSP? That's news to me. I was under the impression that the Vita has been doing even worse than the PSP did:

http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/01/27/3-reasons-sonys-ps-vita-failed.aspx

The PSP was never really popular in the West, but neither is the VIta and it isn't even doing that well in Japan.
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Angelus Jun 4, 14
The only reason the psp sold was mostly due to square enix releasing like 10 games which all became successful. Every other company only had 1 or 2 games on the system and half the time they had issues.
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XXIV Jun 4, 14
Okay, Colin, totally.

*someone, call the psych ward. we got another one for'em*
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Slash Jun 4, 14
quote daveyd
I was under the impression that the Vita has been doing even worse than the PSP did:
It is.
The PSP sold 75m+ units. The Vita is at 6m-7m and it's been 2-3 years since it's been released...
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Auron32 Jun 4, 14
maybe they are closing down PSP production so they can sell the VIta... wont work we need games, ones people actually KNOW about...
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Wakaman Jun 4, 14
quote Angelus
The only reason the psp sold was mostly due to square enix releasing like 10 games which all became successful. Every other company only had 1 or 2 games on the system and half the time they had issues.
False, psp sold because Monster Hunter.
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Epoch Jun 4, 14
I had a bunch of games by devs other then Squeenix and they were all fun.

God of war for example, also lotr tactics, prince of Persia, dynasty warriors, just to name a few.
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