DSi LL Crushes PSP Go


Nintendo’s much maligned DSi LL has sold 104,000 units in two days, according to Enterbrain estimates, double what Sony’s nogoing PSP Go managed in three weeks of release.

However, the DSi LL itself barely managed half the DSi’s two day sales of 170,000…

The tale can readily be told in release day queue comparisons:



It seems that the PSP Go is a failure of exceptional proportions, even compared to the limited charms of the DS Chunky.

The DSi LL is available now.

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    Comment by Anonymous
    14:27 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    You can only say that japanese people are stupid
    What comes next, DSiLLoKKuFU?

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:12 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    agree , even i'm a sony fanboy, but GO must go home :))
    DS Rule . will buy one.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:19 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I prefer PSPs, and my PSPs are my favorite system next to Dreamcast, but still above SNES.

    ...but both systems are made of distilled failjuice. The DSI-LL isn't too big for me, and I'd get it if I wanted a DSi (iDon't - I'd rather have a GBA slot than cameras and DSiWare) but at least Nintendo gives something in return for their lost functionality instead of the PSP Go's choice of simply giving you a subset of the PSP's functions at a higher price with a smaller screen and cramped buttons... I mean WTF. I'll play PSP until my fingers fall off, but the Go is just weak...

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    Comment by Stiyl-Magnus19
    11:08 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I will continue with my Lite XD

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:08 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I'm so happy to read this. That'll teach the Sony retards that making an exessively expensive and watered down PSP will give them disastrous results. I hope they keep losing money as if they were having a hemorrage.

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    Comment by Overt
    11:02 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    "However, the DSi LL itself managed barely managed half the DSi’s two day sales of 170,000…"

    hehe, you stuttered~

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:45 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    If I like my handhelds chunky, am I a chubby-chaser?

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:34 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    i dont know why some many people like DS, personally i own a psp 2000 amd a DS lite. the grahic are not even comparable. DS lite is barely better than a gameboy advance 3d grahic are like papers taped together to look 3d(play phanasy star and u will see what i mean). no actually i think DS should be call portable famicon.

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:03 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    What? The graphics of the DS are far superior to a GBA. Or a famicom for that matter. Yes the PSP is much more superior in graphics, but graphics has never been the critical success factor for any gaming system to ever exist.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:53 27/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I have a lot of fun with my DS. I've bought almost 30 games for it, and that's a miracle since I rarely get 10 for any console I have at home.

    PSP is alright but it has less than 10 games that are fun and I think are worth the money (that depends on what you like to play of course). It IS a very neat piece of portable media device, but it's kind of a pain to convert everything.

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:35 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    graphics aren't everything, sales prove this. it like why street fighter is better than mortal combat...it plays better, its more fun, it is better. psp is fail, handheld games are for people on the move usually and casual gamers, the psp fail to appeal, no touch screen was a big no no.

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:27 26/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    grahic are not every thing but one of the most important factor. for example i dont play disgea on ds because of grahic but i play it on the psp. mortal combat is shit because it is char arefrom comic book and alway end with the word "man".

    for example it ur give 9/10 for modern warfar 2, left 4 dead 2 and assasin creed. what would you give to it when it is degraded to ps2 grahic?

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:36 29/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    The most important factor? you're a fucking retard.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:50 26/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    PSP Go was doomed to fail due some terrible decisions from management.

    Is the stupid fucking Fat DS, the 4th god damn DS to come out, 'crushing' it? Fuck no. I'm sure that the GBA probably would've sold more from the time the PSP Go was released until this statistic.

    Seriously, why the fuck do people keep buying DSes? They're the same fucking thing as the first one, except smaller in one case, smaller with a shitty pixilated camera which many 1990s cell phones outdo, and one that's the larger version of the smaller one. Of which all games are just stretched so they fit the screen, making it look disgusting.

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:48 27/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Japanese are update-shiny-gadgets whores. They love to have the latest thing available. Pretty much like mac-tards love to have 10 ipods (although those break too easily so it might be more of a necessity)

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    05:29 26/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Completely understandable, I rather buy a DS Chunky than a PSP Go. In fact I may buy one if they bring it over here for a reduced price when compared to the DSi.

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    Comment by motaku96
    22:26 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Maybe if they stopped releasing the same system with a few tweaks here and there over and over again, they'd get better sales.

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:39 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Fuck you all, DS Phat REPRESENT.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:14 26/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    PSP Go>this ds shit

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:19 26/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    They seriously must put crack in Nintendo products in Japan. People /just/ bought DSi's and now they want DSi LLs. My head spins and I also want one...

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:50 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    ill wait till its like 100 bucks

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:50 27/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Or just wait for an pretentious rich sony fanboy to practically give it away after buying it just to follow the fad. I bet ebay will be full of them at less than 100 bucks in a few months.

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    Comment by Dirty_Dingus008
    10:18 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    The PsP was a bomb to begin with with its Overpriced UMD movies and the worst of it all..

    No second "Joystick"! Hell, if they just sacrificed some resolution on the screen. They could've made a Touch Screen no less. Would of made a few of those games a little bit more user friendly I say. Seriously, the flipping i-phone has fucking games on it that uses nothing but the fucking screen right?

    I believe that if they'd just sold the goddamn movies at a price under $10, it would of found a market as a on the "Go" entertainment system at the very least.

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    Comment by Chrouya
    21:03 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Sorry to be interrupt you, but I think you're pointing out the wrong aspects. There's totally nothing wrong with not having a second nub. Maybe it'll cause some games not to play that well as you're used to on the PS, but then again, those are mostly the games you should play at home. That's my personal opinion though. The large difference between the DS and PSP is mostly its "use". DS has dual screen and a touch screen, and a low qual mic while we're at it. The PSP gives quality as in graphics, the mobo is pretty nice, and it has great online functions as well. It does resemble the way Sony handles consoles.

    Overpriced UMD movies, yeah I guess...Then again, I rarely watch movies on a handheld. I might as well buy an MP4 player etc. But 10 bucks? You do know they still have to make SOME profit... It'd be quite unfair as well.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:11 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    My brother loves his PSP Go! but I personally have no interest in a system without a physical media option.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:28 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    so funny and painfully realistic I cry

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:31 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    If anyone believed the DSi LL wasn't going to sell well... Well I feel sorry for the lack of brains in that person.

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    Comment by akuma2002
    06:41 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    No surprise. Nobody wants the shitty PSP GO.

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    Comment by Kyorisu
    06:37 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Anything is better than a PSP GO.

    /hugs his 2000.

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    Comment by EroMango
    07:58 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    i dono whats the deal with everyone putting down the dsiLL? i personally would actually want one, bigger screen, more battery? if im not mistaken? or is it more battery consumption?, but as long as i can fit it in my pocket, then all good, heck, right now im using a plastic case which boosts it by 100grams and makes it fatter anyway, i dont care,

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    Comment by chronicx
    18:11 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    all the japanese otakus want a larger DS so they can see their girlfriends on a larger screen.

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    Comment by Marine-RX179
    08:38 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I believe the main complain was that even though the screen is bigger, but the resolution remain unchanged, so visually it ain't gonna be as sharp as DSI or DSL.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:07 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Remember: Otakus bought³ Haruhi Endless Eight of Failures. Anything is possible.

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    Comment by Chris
    16:17 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    And for exactly that reason EroMango, several game producers refuse to release on the Go.

    Like Kingdom Hearts for example.

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    Comment by EroMango
    14:35 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    ya well, psp go sounded like a phail of an idea, so its to be expected to fail, its sounds like the easiest pirate machine

    and ya, i guess bigger screen same res, does sound like a stretch,

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:55 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I love my DSi!
    It even outsold its oversized li'l bro...

    I guess being the younger system "DSi XL / DSi LL" will be looking up to its big bro, the "DSi"--which is actually smaller.

    But one thing the XL will cater to...? The visually-handicapped who are unable to see it if it's small. That system will propel Nintendo above even Microsoft...

    The makers of the undisputed champ Game Boy have another runaway success in the making...now all it needs it a killer app of 2010. We just gotta finish 2009.

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:10 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    This is expected... I don't know much about the DSi LL, but the PSP Go definitely should be scrapped immediately. Sony should just accept the fact that us gamers would never accept the Go. Scrapping it would save them so much more resources instead of trying to promote it further.

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    Comment by Sarissofoi
    06:33 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Go go Nintendo!
    PSP GO go home!

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    Comment by First Posting Idiot
    12:30 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    All those people almost escaped the clutches of Nintendo, but the larger screen made them forget their intelligence.

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:18 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)


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    Comment by Anonymous
    07:05 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    lol i wanted psp go until realised it was 50 bucks cheaper than the ps3. total rip

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    Comment by withheld
    15:17 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    america fags go home with your z-es. we have u-es and s-es in our spellings.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:31 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    We are home moron. This is the WORLD WIDE WEB. Yo"u" need to "s"top trolling. Grammar fag.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:49 26/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    That aside, how's the third-world goin for ya. :D

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    Comment by zeeohsix
    16:02 27/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    i think the same person was correcting himself

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:01 26/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    There is no place here on the 'world wide web' for American Narutard grammar fags.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:13 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    whoops. the word is realized. srry^^

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:52 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Both realise and realize are correct.
    British/american spelling.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:38 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Yeah, but grammar trolls are always trolling..

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    Comment by Unellmay
    06:45 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    What's wrong with psp go?

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:47 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    weaboo weaboo

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    Comment by Unellmay
    06:51 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    No I seriously don't know

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:09 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    - Same battery life as the regular PSP, despite the fact it's missing the UMD drive.
    - Priced significantly higher than the regular PSP, only $50 difference from a PS3.
    - Required to buy Sony specific peripherals, and the old PSP peripherals won't work on the PSP Go.
    - Screen is smaller.
    - Cramped button and controller placement if you have big hands.
    - All games are Digital Downloads only, so Sony sets the price without worry of competing prices, so they can keep the same launch price 10 years from the game's release.
    - Different SD card type from the original.
    - Region locked, since you can't buy games outside the country with your account.
    - No UMD support for people who already have cartridges.
    - There are more, but I forgot them at the moment.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:59 29/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    The battery's lifespan is worse? Wow.. Didn't know that part.

    Anyways, forgot to mention that the casing is a rather flimsy plastic so Sony can produce the casings at a cheaper rate and to keep it light.

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:37 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    ^ As an ammendment to what the anon above said, it's actually got WORSE battery life than its predeccesors.

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    Comment by Sarissofoi
    07:26 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Less durable, look like shit, Games only from online store, cant use games whose you buy before on UMD, no UMD drive and it has higher price.
    Anyone who buy this is a frickin idiot.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:30 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    epic fail, especially since u can't just pop in the games u already own... without internets what can you do on PSP Go? go nowhere...

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    Comment by Unellmay
    06:58 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    oh..... sony must be trollin

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    Comment by nocturne
    06:56 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    The only way to get games on the PSP Go is through the online store. It also costs you your damn house.

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:26 25/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    What's wrong with the go?
    Just look at the ugly thing.

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