During the holiday season, the PSP was quite a difficult item to find. Many retail stores continued to run out of the hardware -- has supply been an issue since? It appears that sales of Sony's handheld are doing surprisingly well. A quick look at last month's NPD shows that PSP is continuing to gain momentum.
PSP owners are always on the look-out for some deals. Check out this new coupon from GameStop, which will give you a whopping 25% off used game and movie prices at GameStop. (If you have an Edge card, you get 35% off.) We're sure you can find plenty of games for under $20, and whatever UMD movies are still in stock at GameStop will probably be cheaper than toilet paper. All in all, a good deal.
The coupon expires at the end of the month.
This is an incredible bonus for a game you were going to buy anyway. According to the PlayStation.blog, the demo discs should arrive to your local retailer in the next week or so. Happy hunting!
Sorry to be such a dream killer, folks.
[Via PlayStation Boards]
Furthermore, Gamestop has a ship date of Feb. 12 for the semi-budget price of $30. While we previously classified this story as a rumor, it's probably fair to say the probability of this former exclusive PSP title being ported to the PS2.
Sure, some PSP owners might be upset that their handheld is losing one of its better exclusive titles, but we're just happy more people will have the opportunity to play this wonderful game.
This comes as unsurprising news, especially when one considers the incredible lack of news surrounding the title. Although GameStop is saying the game is dead, Bethesda still refuses to comment on the game. "We haven't changed our stance that we are not talking about this title right now," says Pete Hines, V.P. of Marketing and Public Relations at Bethesda.
We love the look of Carbonite. Star Wars geeks will be pleased to see that GameStop's pre-order for the upcoming PSP-exclusive Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron is a Han Solo Carbonite PSP case. Yes, it looks cool, but it has us wondering one thing: will this work on both the old PSP-1000 and the new PSP-2000? It looks like upcoming accessories are going to be a little bit trickier to purchase.
This deal doesn't work online, so you'll have to get off the couch and actually go down to the store. You better hurry, though, because this deal expires Sept. 27.
Expectations for PSP come September are even stronger, thanks to the introduction of new bundles featuring the redesigned PSP-2000. "We expect that will abate in September with introduction of several new PSP SKUs."
As of writing, however, the new PSP-2000 was still not available for pre-order on GameStop's website.
Check it out at Gamestop.