PlayStation Portable

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The PlayStation Portable (PSP) is a handheld game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.wikipedia
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The PlayStation Portable (PSP) is a handheld game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
The PlayStation Portable (PSP) was SCEI's first foray into the small handheld console market.

Seventh generation of video game consoles

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It primarily competed with the Nintendo DS, as part of the seventh generation of video game consoles.
The PlayStation Portable (PSP) released later the same year on December 12, 2004, followed a different pattern.

Nintendo DS

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It primarily competed with the Nintendo DS, as part of the seventh generation of video game consoles.
Its main competitor was Sony's PlayStation Portable as part of the seventh generation era.

PlayStation Vita

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The PSP line was succeeded by the PlayStation Vita, released in December 2011 in Japan, and in February 2012 worldwide.
It is the successor to the PlayStation Portable as part of the PlayStation brand of gaming devices.

Universal Media Disc

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It is the only handheld console to use an optical disc format, Universal Media Disc (UMD), as its primary storage medium. The back of the PSP features a read-only UMD drive for movies and games, and a reader compatible with Sony's Memory Stick Duo flash cards is located on the left of the system.
The Universal Media Disc (UMD) is a discontinued optical disc medium developed by Sony for use on their PlayStation Portable handheld gaming and multimedia platform.

Handheld game console

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The PlayStation Portable (PSP) is a handheld game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
Modern game systems such as the Nintendo DS and PlayStation Portable have rechargeable Lithium-Ion batteries with proprietary shapes.

Wipeout Pure

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Several game demos, such as Konami's Metal Gear Acid and SCE Studio Liverpool's Wipeout Pure, were also shown at the conference.
Wipeout Pure (stylised as wipE'out pṳrE) is a futuristic racing video game developed by Sony Studio Liverpool and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation Portable.

Metal Gear Acid

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Several game demos, such as Konami's Metal Gear Acid and SCE Studio Liverpool's Wipeout Pure, were also shown at the conference.
Metal Gear Acid, stylized as METAL GEAR AC!D, is a turn-based collectible card tactical RPG video game developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Japan for the PSP handheld game console.

PlayStation Store

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The Vita features backward compatibility with many PlayStation Portable games digitally released on the PlayStation Network, via the PlayStation Store. (This can be extended by up to 32 GB with the use of a Memory Stick Micro (M2).) Games must be downloaded from the PlayStation Store; a demo version of Patapon 2 comes loaded onto the system.
The PlayStation Store (also abbreviated as PSN Store) is a digital media store available to users of Sony's PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and PlayStation Portable game consoles via the PlayStation Network.

Psygnosis

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Several game demos, such as Konami's Metal Gear Acid and SCE Studio Liverpool's Wipeout Pure, were also shown at the conference.
From 2001 to 2007, Studio Liverpool released 8 instalments in the series between the PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable and PlayStation 3.

Homebrew (video games)

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System Software updates have added features including a web browser; Adobe Flash support; additional codecs for images, audio and video; PlayStation 3 connectivity; and patches against security exploits, vulnerabilities and execution of homebrew programs.
Along with the Dreamcast, Game Boy Advance, and PlayStation Portable, the most frequently used platforms for homebrew development are older generations of consoles, among them the Atari 2600 and Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).

Memory Stick

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The back of the PSP features a read-only UMD drive for movies and games, and a reader compatible with Sony's Memory Stick Duo flash cards is located on the left of the system. (This can be extended by up to 32 GB with the use of a Memory Stick Micro (M2).) Games must be downloaded from the PlayStation Store; a demo version of Patapon 2 comes loaded onto the system.
As a proprietary format, Sony exclusively used Memory Stick on its products in the 2000s such as Cyber-shot digital cameras, Handycam digital camcorders, VAIO PCs and the PlayStation Portable handheld game console, with the format being licensed to a few other companies early in its lifetime.

Electronic Entertainment Expo 2009

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It was revealed prior to E3 2009 through Sony's Qore VOD service.
Major hardware announcements during the show included Microsoft's Project Natal and both Sony's PSP Go and PlayStation Move, while major software announcements included Metal Gear Solid: Rising, Halo: Reach, Final Fantasy XIV, New Super Mario Bros. Wii and Super Mario Galaxy 2.

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII

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Limited-edition models began being released in Japan on September 12, 2007; North America and Europe on September 5; Australia on September 12, and the UK on October 26. The PSP-2000 was made available in piano black, ceramic white, ice silver, mint green, felicia blue, lavender purple, deep red, matte bronze, metallic blue and rose pink as standard colors, and had several special-edition-colored and finished consoles for games including Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core (ice silver engraved), Star Ocean: First Departure (felicia blue engraved), Gundam (red gloss/matte black), and Monster Hunter Freedom (gold silkscreened) in Japan, Star Wars (Darth Vader silkscreened) and God of War: Chains of Olympus (Kratos silkscreened) in North America, The Simpsons (bright yellow with white buttons, analog and disc tray) in Australia and New Zealand, and Spider-Man (red gloss/matte black) in Europe.
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII (クライシス コア -ファイナルファンタジーVII-) is an action role-playing game developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation Portable.

MIPS architecture

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The PSP uses one 333 MHz MIPS32 R4000-based CPU, a GPU with 2 MB onboard VRAM running at 166 MHz, and includes 32 MB main RAM and 4 MB embedded DRAM in total.
Historically, video game consoles such as the Nintendo 64, Sony PlayStation, PlayStation 2, and PlayStation Portable used MIPS processors.

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Announced at Gamescom 2011, the PSP-E1000 is a budget-focused model released across the PAL region on October 26 of that year.
Sony also announced that the PlayStation Portable would get smaller games (under 100mb) in the form of 'minis' and that comics would also be available to download in December 2009.

Sixaxis

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The PSP Go adds support for Bluetooth connectivity, which enables playing games using a Sixaxis or DualShock 3 PlayStation 3 controller.
A Sixaxis controller can also be used with Sony's PSP Go via Bluetooth after registering the controller on a PlayStation 3 console.

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The PSP Go adds support for Bluetooth connectivity, which enables playing games using a Sixaxis or DualShock 3 PlayStation 3 controller.
Like the Sixaxis, it also has a USB mini-B port for charging and can also be used on a PSP Go via Bluetooth, though the controller and the PSP Go must be registered using a PS3 console.

God of War: Chains of Olympus

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Limited-edition models began being released in Japan on September 12, 2007; North America and Europe on September 5; Australia on September 12, and the UK on October 26. The PSP-2000 was made available in piano black, ceramic white, ice silver, mint green, felicia blue, lavender purple, deep red, matte bronze, metallic blue and rose pink as standard colors, and had several special-edition-colored and finished consoles for games including Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core (ice silver engraved), Star Ocean: First Departure (felicia blue engraved), Gundam (red gloss/matte black), and Monster Hunter Freedom (gold silkscreened) in Japan, Star Wars (Darth Vader silkscreened) and God of War: Chains of Olympus (Kratos silkscreened) in North America, The Simpsons (bright yellow with white buttons, analog and disc tray) in Australia and New Zealand, and Spider-Man (red gloss/matte black) in Europe.
It was first released for the PlayStation Portable (PSP) handheld console on March 4, 2008.

God of War: Ghost of Sparta

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The limited edition "Big Boss Pack" of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker came in a camouflage pattern while the God of War: Ghost of Sparta bundle pack included a black-and-red two-toned PSP.
It was first released for the PlayStation Portable (PSP) handheld console on November 2, 2010.

Patapon 2

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(This can be extended by up to 32 GB with the use of a Memory Stick Micro (M2).) Games must be downloaded from the PlayStation Store; a demo version of Patapon 2 comes loaded onto the system.
Patapon 2 (パタポン2 ドンチャカ♪) is a video game by Sony Computer Entertainment published for the PlayStation Portable handheld game console.

Media Go

The PSP Go can directly download to itself, or users can also download then transfer games from a PlayStation 3 or the Windows-based Media Go software.
Media Go manages content on Sony family products including Sony Mobile phones, the PlayStation Portable, Walkman, and Sony Tablet.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy

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The Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Cosmos & Chaos edition, released March 3, 2011, has an Amano artwork as the PSP's face plate.
Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy is a 2011 fighting game published by Square Enix for the PlayStation Portable as part of the Final Fantasy series.

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker

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The limited edition "Big Boss Pack" of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker came in a camouflage pattern while the God of War: Ghost of Sparta bundle pack included a black-and-red two-toned PSP.
Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker is an action-adventure stealth video game developed by Kojima Productions and published by Konami for the PlayStation Portable (PSP) in 2010.

PPSSPP

PPSSPP is currently the fastest and most compatible PSP emulator, supporting all major games.
PPSSPP (an acronym for "PlayStation Portable Simulator Suitable for Playing Portably") is a free and open-source PSP emulator for Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android, BlackBerry 10 and Symbian with an increased focus on speed and portability.