Sony to offer UMD trade-in program for PS Vita?

Prior to the PS Vita existed the PSPgo, which was an expensive upgrade for players who may have invested heavily in UMD games for their PSP. Due to the not-so-significant update of the PSPgo compared to the PS Vita, it just did not make sense, but now with the PS Vita seeing huge improvements and new features, undoubtedly there will be plenty of PSP owners who are looking forward to […]


Sony PSPgo not gone…yet

We brought you earlier news of the Sony PSPgo being confirmed as “dead”, but that isn’t the case apparently now, as there seems to be a U-turn, or at least it just goes to show that the PSPgo has a longer life than what was originally anticipated. Sony did mention today that even as the PSPgo rides into the sunset in ironically, the Land of the Rising Sun, North America […]


PSPgo confirmed dead

It was only yesterday when we reported that stocks of the PSPgo were running out, and Sony was acting all nonchalant about it. With the company neither denying nor confirming reports, rumors started surfacing about the Japanese electronics manufacturer putting the final nail in the coffin for the not-so-successful portable gaming console. Well, all the speculation can come to an end now. It has been reported that Sony has formally […]


PSPgo stock runs dry, Sony shrugs

Word on the street is that Sony’s quietly discontinuing the PSPgo. Japanese and European retailers are reporting that stock for the device that serves digital-only games are running low and Sony is not shipping any more units out. Japan’s Sony Style Store also lists the gaming handheld as unavailable (although the US Sony Style Store still has them in stock). Sony has neither confirmed or denied the reports. Instead, official […]


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PSP Go sees a permanent price drop

The Sony NGP (Next Generation Portable) isn’t out just yet, but that doesn’t mean Sony is going to let you anticipate the device even more by offering a lower price for their poor selling PSP Go – which definitely has moved far fewer units than the suits at Sony expected, although they won’t admit it. The PSP Go will now retail for $149.99 a pop, which is a cool 25% […]


Wii emulator on PSP shows off Mario Kart sans lag

Obiwan222222 (what a handle!) is now back with his pet project, doing away with the lag problem that did pour cold water in his initial attempt to play Wii on a PSP – a good four years ago, in fact. Obiwan222222 has worked around the kinks this time, where he used a Wii emulator on a PC, some custom firmware, and a program called PSPDisplay – resulting in streaming his […]


PSPgo hacked to load UMD game ISOs

The issue of being unable to play UMD-only games on the PSPgo has been a sore point to many PSPgo owners, and someone might have a solution to that now, though it’s an unofficial solution, of course. Hackers out there have released a Homebrew Enabler for the PSP firmware 6.31 and 6.35. Using that, hackers were able to get the Prometheus ISO Loader program running on the disc-free console, allowing […]


PSPgo Price Reduced To $199 In The US

The PSPgo was previously rumored to be headed for a price drop and now the news is finally official. Sony has confirmed that it will be slashing the price of the PSPgo portable game console from $249 to $199 in the US, and from 26,800 Yen in Japan to 16,800 Yen. The PSPgo was launched about a year back and this price cut comes just in time for the holiday […]


EyePet PSP And Invizimals Will Not Support The PSPgo In North America

Seems that PSPgo owners who want to enjoy games such as the camera-driven EyePet PSP and Invizimals might be out of luck. Word is out that the console will not support the necessary camera, which was designed for pre-PGPgo models only. The slight bit of good news is that there is actually a converter cable that should do the trick, but it’s currently only available in Japan. The camera should […]


Was The Sony PSPgo An Experiment?

While the sales figures of Sony’s PSPgo were never officially revealed, the consensus is that sales of the device were far from overwhelming. In a recent interview, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) boss, Andrew House, admitted that they learnt a lot from the PSPgo. While many folks were disappointed with the lack of a UMD drive, essentially forcing them to ditch their previously purchased games, Andrew House admitted that one […]


Rumor: PSP2 To Make An Appearance At E3

We’re really looking forward to next month’s E3 Expo, especially with the PlayStation Move, Project Natal and Nintendo 3DS still firmly in our minds. But aside from those devices, a rumor has just sprung up suggesting that details on the next iteration of Sony’s PlayStation Portable (PSP) might appear at E3, and that would really be interesting. Let’s not forget that the PSP has already been on the market for […]


Sega Genesis emulator on PSPGo

The Sony PSPGo hasn’t exactly broken sales charts to date, but that doesn’t mean it does not deserve good things coming its way. The Sony handheld console has been hacked to make it more likeable, where it now features a Sega Genesis emulator that ought to rock the socks off folks who grew up on a steady diet of 16-bit gaming and uncensored finishing moves in the original Mortal Kombat.


PSP Go modded again

Another day, another PSP Go. Either the device is really that popular, or Sony made a mess out of its design, leading people to perform their own worthy mods to keep up with the times. This modded model comes with glowing buttons, flashing lights and the works that turns it into a portable disco ball light. What are some of the more interesting mods you would like to see hit […]