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you want a ds.
psps are a pile of shit.
And maybe a vowel please Carol. If it's 'e' I can make sponges, which is seven letters and will take me into the lead!!!!!
so the joke's on you
is an amazing bargain.
If you want a PSP to play homebrew/emulator stuff on, get one right now. Like.. right now. It doesn't look like any of the future software updates will be cracked.
This.. may not make any sense.
I would actually like to know.
can run 'unofficial' software. In the main, this means you can play pirated games that you done downloaded of t'internet; but you can also run interesting stuff that bedroom coders have made.
For the DS: there's a SCUMM emulator (Monkey Island etc), a movie player, an MSN client, a music tracker, and some ace games (like an amazing version of Lemmings). It also means you can carry 20 or 30 'proper' games around on a single cart. You can buy a £10 device that lets you run this stuff.
The homebrew stuff for the PSP is even better: see Jolley's post down there, for example. Actually getting it to work is more complicated, though, as Sony keep updating the firmware (the internal software) of the PSP when you buy new games. So every time this firmware updates, you have to wait for it to be cracked by some awesome hacker-type geek. Or, you could avoid buying new games.
The reason I said to buy one NOW is that the only guy who does this cracking stuff for the PSP has recently stated that he's going to quit (probably legal threats by Sony), so there's a good chance that a PSP you buy in a few months will have locked down firmware already installed.
I didn't know you could do this. Monkey Island games on the DS sounds good. Where would you get a R4 Flash cart?
Prices on the R4 have gone up a bit since I last looked. Still not too bad though:
That's about £23 delivered including a 1gb microSD card to store stuff on (have you seen these? Best gadget ever. Size of a thumbnail!).
is shite...the tracker is shite..all teh music stuff is shite..divx decoders are shite..
it just sucks.
DS rules for homebrew...and if you don't wanna bankrupt yourself,, you do wanna go homebrew
and 16-bit emulation stuff is rather swish, though, no? I'm surprised we haven't even seen full SNES emulation on the DS yet.
I don't actually own one or owt.
amiga and st emulation on ds no probs.
but then again teh the gpx beats both ofthese machines to pulp when it comes to emulation..
thats cos ht egpx is *DESIGNED* FOR HOMEBREW.
very few games come out for it commercially so it has become a psecialiesd homebrew/emulation handheld platform.
so i would say gpx if you want a bleeding edge handheld for homebrew and old games.
but if you want a mix of current commerical games and emulation DS is the way to go.
new zelda game. sometime. soon. ish.
what is really marvellous, is how they've actually got it to work in the game play.......the stylus really is a great way to play some games
I play PSP games, ps1 games (such as ff7, crash bandicoot, parappa the rapper!), mega drive games, gameboy games, some pretty ace homebrew games (such as no gravity) connect to the internet, watch films and listen to music. WAHEY.
N64 ganes onb it, compatability is getting better all the time.
Got it as part of a mobile phone deal (that turned out to be a complete rip off).
Never use it. It currently resides by my golf clubs, tennis racket and fishing rod in "ill-advised hobby corner."
I'm assuming that your buget doesn't extend to this, but if you can stretch to it, then go for it.
with two games (fifa and Tony Hawks) for summat like, I dunno, £120 or something.
Been used for about ten hours in total I reckon.
That's the question. I have a mate who has both, who rocks the flash card in his DS and plays a variety of stuff, but only bought the PSP for one game: Wipeout.
So it comes down to what you want to play.
Hotel Dusk, Advance Wars DS, New Super Mario Bros, Pokemans, Tetris, Metroid Prime: Hunters, new Zelda game just out, the dogs thing, the brain things.
I properly love it to bits. It's been one of my favourite games for years. I want to dress up like Edgeworth and go to conventions.
I mean, yes.
Who is hotter, I wonder:
Mia, Maya, Mia-Maya, Mia-Pearly, or, the wildcard, Franciska.
I vote for Maya
Everyone thinks that the PSP has no good games, because most of the best DS games are the same old brands. "oh theres a new zelda/mario/pokemon/metroid game out!" I'm not saying any of them are bad at all but you hear about them very easily. However I've got some amazing games for my PSP such as Wipeout, Me and My Katamari, Locoroco, Lumines 1 and 2, Daxter, Tekken, Guitaroo Man, Sonic Rivals, etc etc. All ace.
but most of those are established brands in themselves..
You've got to decide which system has the games you really want. There's loads of cool stuff for both, so it comes down to the individual to decide whether they want to either buy a DS or just admit that they hate fun.
(kidding: Wipeout is amazing)
want either.You will get bored very quickly.I had a Ds(and a Wii) and they both gathered dust in the end.Fun at first but novelty wears off.The same thing will happen if you get a PSP.
Get an Atari Lynx instead.Much more fun and portable....
Sega Game Gear for the win. Battery life + portability = quality. And the TV Tuner! Can't say fairer than that.
nothing comes close
Might benefit from another screen or two, though
my laptop for my next liveset!
in some midi sockets..
and yes..its that easy!!!!
waste of time and money