Should I buy a PSP, and if so, which model?

My Gameboy (from '03) needless to say is getting boring. I have an XBOX 360, so I'm not that far behind technology wise, I just have an old handheld. So, is a PSP a good buy for the money or not? If not what other handheld should I get?

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Tombini8 years ago
PSP 2000 is my pet pea, it is lighter than the 1000 and has twice the RAM (32>64), it also can be modded/hacked to run ISO's and CSO's so (if you're not morally obliged to buy games) you can download them for free 'ARR' The 1000 can also have homebrew but the newer model the 3000 has a secure motherboard. The PSP is much better than the DS which is aimed at a younger audience, although the Iphone is giving it a run for it's money. You can only get a PSP 2000 second hand so you will save some money there. In my opinion the PSP is awesome!
ILIKEPIE333 (author)  Tombini8 years ago
RDSawicki7 years ago
the psp slim do not get the psp go it will break so easy
19975898 years ago
they are making a new psp it will be called psp go it smaller and has more advantages
ILIKEPIE333 (author)  19975898 years ago
I know, but do you know what advantages?
Brennn108 years ago
Coming in October, there will be the PSP Go, which is the new model of the PSP. Maybe you might want to try that one out.
ILIKEPIE333 (author)  Brennn108 years ago
ILIKEPIE333 (author)  Brennn108 years ago
But you don't have any experience with it, right?
Joe Martin8 years ago
I would recommend the 2000 slim model, The best of the 1000 phat with the lightweightness of the 2000. You also get TV out, a UMD drive that doesn't break after playing two games. I wouldn't go for the 3000 as personally and as others have said the screen is awful. I can't really vouch for the PSP go as it's not out yet and to be honest I like the option of having the UMD drive even if I don't use it that much.
ILIKEPIE333 (author)  Joe Martin8 years ago
bomberman38 years ago
PSP is probably the best handheld to get. If you want to add custom firmware, don't get the newest model. I would (and did) get the 2000 (slim) because it was newer and slimmer, but still allowed custom firmware. However, if you just want to play games without modding it at all, get the newest model.
ILIKEPIE333 (author)  bomberman38 years ago
cdubnbird8 years ago
if you like to play games and go on the internet get it. i have one and i've only touched it twice. i got it as a present and when i need internet i just use the computer and i'm not so into games that i need to carry one with me, i can wait till i get home. but i think if you do play games a lot that the PSP is the crux of handheld devices, so a good buy for someone that plays a lot.
ILIKEPIE333 (author)  cdubnbird8 years ago