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This topic contains 10 replies, has 7 voices, and was last updated by  Skyclad 11 years, 8 months ago.

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  • #5190

    Skyclad
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    One would hope it is another small step in the major powers realisation that you need to provide value rather than simply content to customers.

  • #30431

    Alick
    Participant

    or that some of the prices they cost are a tad crap considering you only get it on a wee screen, and sometimes the DVD is cheaper… ok for travelling or something maybe but not the kind of thing you can watch with mates!!

  • #30432

    kyotokid
    Keymaster

    Overpriced and pointless.

    I’ve never watched anything on me PSP but if I did I would watch them from the memory stick, not the UMD drive.

  • #30434

    Darksaviour69
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    there are many factors: people don’t like double buying (dvd/umd), the memory (watch you own rips), the psp has not done well enough to support the UMD on its own.

    interestingly i was reading in edge that movies like napoleon dynamite and beavis & butthead have sold very well, but other classic movies like goodfellas are being canceled, because of the psp current demograhic reach… teenagers

  • #30435

    Skyclad
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  • #30474

    Stephen Crowley
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  • #30475

    fitch
    Participant

    you know what really annoys me about my PSP … the level of the sound .. . it’s like they’ve limited it or something

    either i’m going deaf (possibly quite likely LOL )

    or it’s bloody quiet!

    i don’t mind the UMD thing… my friends and I have been passing around our UMD films and games for a while now..

  • #30477

    kyotokid
    Keymaster

    The headphones that come with the PSP are indeed sound limited. A bit of a silly idea tbh.

  • #30480

    Alick
    Participant

    The headphones that come with the PSP are indeed sound limited. A bit of a silly idea tbh.[/quote:f1442f64d8]probably afraid of yet another lawsuit

  • #30484

    steve_skittles
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    i actually sold off my PSP a while back, i guess i was just sucked into its raw beauty that i didnt actually realise that noting was released on it that was worth buying as for UMD’s, i think they are pointless and just another money hungry feature for the PSP. i agree playing movies from memory is the best approach.

  • #30508

    Skyclad
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    The headphones that come with the PSP are indeed sound limited. A bit of a silly idea tbh.[/quote:eb33a3c3bb]
    Something to do with european law on decibel rating so they dont have to limit the psp itself?

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