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Sony stopped manufacturing the PSP Go

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Although the older PSP's are still selling great, the Digital Only PSP GO is a failure to Sony.

I really like mine, mainly because its hacked, but its still very useful to me.

http://www.consoledigest.com/the-psp-go-is-dead/6095

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Sony is admitting defeat: the disc less version of the PSP console is cancelled. Sony announced that the company stopped manufacturing the PSP Go, and after the stock of the devices found in stores runs out, no new shipments of the console will be provided.
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Sony really aren't having much luck with hand held consoles. I think they may just cut their losses in the near future.

The PSP in itself was a good device, it was just the bricking community that destroyed any chance of it ever making a serious profit. I don't know a single PSP owner that actually goes out and buys games.

Coupled with the fact that the Xperia Play isn't the success that they hoped for, they need to go back to the drawing board and figure out what's going on.
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Its Sonys fault for not putting some of the best games on the PSN for PSPgo owners to play.

Only other option was to hack the thing to play the Iso's
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I love the Sony PSP but the GO was an absolute failure period. They made the GO all digital but failed to realize that people with current PSP's are not ging to drop the UMDs they gave to rebuy the game.

Plus they never really got any good games on the damn market place so people could buy them. I think that Sony should infact Refund everyone who bought that POS GO.
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The PSP has done fairly well actually, by far the most successful non-Nintendo handheld ever. While it may struggle in the West, the system and its software sell consistently in Japan. I imagine it surpassed Sony's initial expectations a long, long time ago.

The PSPgo was a nice system, but horribly mismanaged on all accounts.
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PSP sales are thriving, just not the pspgo.
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