The sleekest yet also most misguided handheld system on the market is no more.
Sony will apparently cut the price of its PSPgo system, by far the least successful version of its portable game system. But even at a cheaper price point gamers will likely have difficulty justifying the purchase.
Panasonic wants the masses to ditch conventional handheld consoles like the PSPgo and DSi. The future - Panasonic believes - lies in a "device concept" specifically geared for online gaming.
High-flying rumors that Sony was working on a "PSP phone" have been put to rest by Sony, sort of...
In a recent interview, Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) SVP of publisher relations admitted that the company's slim and digital-download-only PSPgo device did "confuse" consumers and "the higher price point didn't help matters".