- Since reading the news that PSP sales have increased 85%, I started to do a lot of thinking about the Sony PSP... Here are some things everyone should be thinking about, and may just tip the scales toward you making that purchase of a new shiny PSP.
The PSP was ahead of its time, and is coming into a renaissance.
The PSP has proven to be a different beast than the DS. The DS, like the Wii, is geared mostly to casual gamers, who like the pick up and play quick type games. That is what has made the DS shine. While the PSP has recently started to shine in the wake of very deep, time intensive games more on scale with the PS2 games of the past, while dropping the push for casual games.
This all started with the recent major hits being released such as Monster Hunter 2, FF Tactics, Patapon, GOW, and Crisis Core. There was only few titles as deep and as epic as those games the first 3 years, and all of those hits have been in the last 3-6 months.
I originally thought the PSP was going to be dead weight... After GTA:stories was released, I was actually disappointed in the quality of the 2 games, and thought that was the peak of PSP development.
But after what I witnessed recently with the quality of the above mentioned games, I see that this is probably about the halfway...