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This topic contains 13 replies, has 10 voices, and was last updated by  Steph 12 years, 6 months ago.

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  • #4185

    omen
    Participant

    If you could only have 1 handheld, what would you choose, GBA, DS, PSP, other?

  • #21702

    Nooptical
    Participant

    DS.
    For the simple reason that I want a handheld so I can play simple, easy to pick up and put down games.

  • #21704

    Ronny
    Participant

    I’d have to go with PSP. I’ve never been a huge fan of these Nintendo handhelds. Well, apart from the original Gameboy of course. I think that the PSP should be a good way to pass that traffic-filled bus journey.

  • #21706

    peter_b
    Participant

    ya just watch out you dont miss your stop.

    PSP is my choice, great for the journeys.

  • #21707

    lk_
    Participant

    PSP. The DS games all seem a bit gimmicky to me. What happens if you loose the stylus??

  • #21709

    Nooptical
    Participant

    Coming way out of left field here but…buy a new stylus?

  • #21710

    Paul_Conway
    Participant

    emm, DS hands down. If i want to play PSP games, i can just flick on my PS2 in my bedroom.

  • #21712

    peter_b
    Participant

    you can buy stylus’s in packs of three online.

  • #21713

    peter_b
    Participant

    emm, DS hands down. If i want to play PSP games, i can just flick on my PS2 in my bedroom.[/quote:c83499f4ef]

    does your bedroom move around with ya? :)

  • #21721

    aphra
    Keymaster

    haven’t got either a PSP or DS yet but was in a shop in New York where the DS screen was so worn you couldn’t play/see the game – doesn’t bode well!

    Aphra.

  • #21726

    gizmo
    Participant

    Hrm although my natural dislike for Sony is urging me to say DS I think I’m gona resist and say the PSP. Having played both the DS still seems abit gimmicky while the PSP really feels like a quailty piece of kit…That may change as I play them more but truth be told I won’t be buying any of them! :D

  • #21728

    omen
    Participant

    in a shop in New York where the DS screen was so worn you couldn’t play/see the game[/quote:884fa88661]
    I think the important point there is “in a shop”. You’ll always get scumbag kids who’ll break things in shops. Screen will be fine for a careful user. Think you can get some kind of screen protector should you feel the need.

    I’d sticking with my gba for the moment. DS game catalog is quiet small at the moment and the machine is bulky, yet i expect good games in the future. PSP is a bit…meh, again games catalog is meh.
    GBA, established games catalog.

  • #21729

    kyotokid
    Keymaster

    The DS needs its Killer Apps to appear (Puppy times) over here.
    On the stylus question – alot of games will soon even give away custom stylus (styli?) that are game related, expect this to be eBay tastic.

    (PS -eBay is evil, they should allow nerds to join, it is sucking my money!)

  • #21748

    Steph
    Participant

    After a week’s break playing Meteos (and GBA Advance Wars) to death on the beach, well, DS hands-down… for now :wink:

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