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iPhone: PSP games cost more than $9.99

12-19-2008, 07:14 PM
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PSP games cost more than $9.99

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12-19-2008, 07:16 PM
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o really?

I thought they were like 5$

(end sarcasm)

By some of the posts I have read I think some people really don't know this though.

12-19-2008, 07:23 PM
#3
Not only do that cost MORE then 9.99, you have to carry them with you if you have more then one that you want to play. Plus ipod touch games are constantly updating and new content all the time :O.
12-19-2008, 07:27 PM
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True, but does the difference in content/quality still justify the price difference?

e.g.

Ironman PSP $19.99

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Ironman iphone $7.99

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12-19-2008, 07:28 PM
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but to be fair to the people on the other side

at least the PSP games are finished, i've bought some $10 games for the iphone that are buggy, not entirely finished, and show no sign of improvement
12-19-2008, 07:32 PM
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The thing about PSP are the controls, very easy. I would like to sick a analog stick on the ipod touch or something like that, not that big.

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12-19-2008, 07:36 PM
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PSPs have buttons (6 of them), a directional pad and an analog nub. Sony also charges a larger licensing fee to publish games on their system and for the most part (roughly 99.5%) of the titles titles on the PSP offer way more professional and playable experience.

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12-19-2008, 07:41 PM
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PSP actually show a better graphic,better game storage capabilities (UMD),real hardware control and REAL game (look at GTA or burnout or tekken 5),that I"something" will never reach.
Iphone/touch are paragonable to a DS about the game potential,with an improved graphic,sure.
12-19-2008, 07:45 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mek View Post
but to be fair to the people on the other side

at least the PSP games are finished, i've bought some $10 games for the iphone that are buggy, not entirely finished, and show no sign of improvement
Well the games from big developers are always finished. It's games from indie devs that suck.
12-19-2008, 07:47 PM
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