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I'm going on a trip in the near future to Europe which means about 11 hours of travel time. Therefore I'm looking in to buying some sort of portable gaming system, either the DS or PSP, but I'm wondering if anyone knows of how much longer these systems have to live.

It seems to me that they both have been out for a long time and maybe are due for an upgrade? I haven't heard anything but I thought that maybe some of you all would have.

Also, which of the two would you guys suggest?
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I havent heard of any up and coming hand held consoles either, I have a nintendo DS and used to have a PSP but I sold it. In my opinion, if you like 'serious' games then get a psp, if you like random fun games that you can pick up and play at any time, then get the DS. It's entirely down to which sort of games you prefer.
    
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post #3 of 11
PS yes
DS not so much

PSP has a much longer lifespan.
For both the PSP and the DS, not much has been said for future games odly enough but the PSP has its modding community.
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post #4 of 11
Get a PSP just because of the great homebrew.
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i have not used a DS but i know they have a lot of fun games, i have a psp and its pretty fun. i would say that the psp offers a wider variety of things to do on it, aside from just games.
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Get a PSP just because of the great homebrew.
that is bout the biggest thing that puts the PSP above the DS aside from its other media functions.
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post #7 of 11
PSP all the way. Homebrew alone makes it worth it for more than just games.
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PSP, hands down, wouldn't even consider a DS.
     
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post #9 of 11
Get a cheap fat PSP for about a hundred bucks; get a 2GB or 4GB memory stick; have a custom firmware put on it; enjoy all the sweet stuff.
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post #10 of 11
I'd say get the DS and buy a flash cart along with it. I have both and I find that even though I hacked my psp and stuff that I use my DS alot more.
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In my opinion, if you like 'serious' games then get a psp, if you like random fun games that you can pick up and play at any time, then get the DS. It's entirely down to which sort of games you prefer.
^That's pretty much how I see it as well.^
    
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