Show off your games, videos and pictures on piano black PSP with dazzling, all-new, enhanced screen! Entertainment Pack includes Ratchet & Clank game, National Treasure 2 movie, 1GB Memory Stick Duo and Everyday Shooter game download voucher. Play thrilling games, movies, music, connect to the Internet, watch live TV, communicate with Skype, jam to Internet radio and more!
The PlayStation Portable Limited Edition Ratchet and Clank PSP-3000 Entertainment Pack brings together the latest revision of the PlayStation Portable (PSP) in a black color scheme with the fun mayhem of the latest Ratchet and Clank: Size Matters game. Play technological games, listen to music, connect to the Internet, and do more with this Entertainment Pack.
The PSP gives you plenty of entertainment options during a flight. View larger.
The Limited Edition set includes an exclusive silver-colored PSP and the game Ratchet and Clank: Size Matters. View larger.
The PlayStation Portable Ratchet and Clank PSP-3000 Entertainment Pack:
Features a Piano Black PlayStation Portable with built-in microphone.
Includes the game Ratchet and Clank: Size Matters.
Lets you look at your photos, listen to music, and watch videos and movies on the go.
Has built-in WiFi for multiplayer gaming action and connecting to the Internet.
PlayStation Portable - Now with Included Microphone and Brighter Screen The latest Playstation Portable revision, the PSP-3000, has everything the older PSPs had but now includes a built-in microphone, which lets you take advantage of voice features in some games as well as the PSP's built-in Skype functionality without having to use a headset. This PSP-3000 comes in a sleek black color scheme and also includes an improved anti-reflective screen that offers higher contrast and clearer visibility in well-lit places and can even be used outdoors.
A Full Entertainment System in Your Hands The PSP was designed to handle all varieties of applications and entertainment -- music, video, communication, wireless networking, and, of course, gaming. Users will enjoy top-notch 3D games with high-quality, full-motion video, and high-fidelity audio. The 4.3-inch wide screen display is bright and beautiful, and works well under many different lighting conditions. If you prefer, you can also connect your PSP to your TV. The PSP utilizes the Universal Media Disc (UMD) for a storage medium, each of which holds 1.8 GB of data.
Hundred of Games to Choose From The PSP gaming library is hundreds of titles strong and covers a wide variety of genres. Whether you are seeking the hard hits of football or the strategy of a puzzle game, there's sure to be many games for you. The PSP is capable of graphics quality that is comparable to the PlayStation 2, but in a pocket-sized package that you can take wherever you go.
Watch Movies and Videos On The Go When you just want to sit back and enjoy a movie on a long plane trip, the PSP has you covered. The PSP offers two options to do this: you can either purchase full-length movies and TV shows on UMD, or you can download videos onto your computer and transfer them on a Memory Stick Duo for playing on your PSP. Included in the package is the movie National Treasure 2 on UMD.
You can also watch recorded television content downloaded to a Memory Stick Duo with the TiVo-To-Go service. (Please note that this requires $24.95 fee, you must have a TiVo Series2 connected to your home network.)
Listen to Your Music Collection Anywhere With the ability to play MP3, WAV, WMA, ATRAC3+, and MP4 files, you can easily use your PSP as an audio player. Simply place your music on a Memory Stick Duo, and you can navigate your collection using the PSP's XMB (XrossMediaBar) to select your song to play.
UMD discs can hold 1.8 GB for epic games and full-length movies. View larger.
Show and Share Photos With Your Friends With the PSP, you can show a slideshow of your photo collection with your friends by simply placing them on a Memory Stick Duo and accessing them via PSP's XMB. Additionally, you can beam photos wirelessly to friends who also have a PSP.
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Built-in WiFi allows for Internet Browsing and Online Gaming With built-in WiFi, you can access the Internet from any accessible hotspot. Once connected, you can surf the Web and download exclusive demos and content for your PSP from the PlayStation Store.
The WiFi also allows you to battle other gamers, both over the Internet and in your local vicinity.
Ratchet and Clank: Size Matters Game Included With this Limited Edition set, you'll get to play Ratchet and Clank: Size Matters right out of the box. A combination of a platformer and shooter, Size Matters delivers the over-the-top humor and fun that the series has come to be known for.
As is Ratchet and Clank's hallmark, the game features large cache of weapons, each of which can be upgraded to become larger and stronger. It's the sheer wackiness of the weapons that makes the game so much fun: among the many weapons at your disposal, you'll have the option of wielding a shotgun, a pistol that shoots killer bees, and a gun that shoots out robots.
The game makes full use of the PSP hardware and incorporates multiple lighting and particle effects without any slowdown in game play.
With this Limited Edition Entertainment Pack, you won't be lacking in entertainment options when you're on the run. In fact, you might actually start looking forward to your long commute.
What's in the Box: PSP-3000, power cord, power adapter, battery pack, Ratchet and Clank: Size Matters UMD game, National Treasure 2 UMD movie, 1GB Memory Stick Duo, PlayStation Network game download voucher.
The Limited Edition Entertainment Pack includes everything seen here.
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10.3 x 8.5 x 2.3 inches ; 1.6 pounds
The all new slimmer PSP 3000 comes in with a couple of new upgrades over the 2000 model. Primarily for the Skype functionality, a microphone is onboard along with a reduced glare 4.3" screen. As far as glare reduction goes, I did not see that much of a difference over the PSP 2000. Its a given that fingerprints will still be a continued problem for the PSP line. Thankfully, the age old problem of ghosting has yet to appear on my new PSP 3000.
One of the sweeter features now is an upgraded (AV) video output support. Owners can now operate their systems with regular (NON HD) TV. I suggest buyers pick up a good add on composite or component cable. With the usual collection of great games, improved graphics is a major plus.
As with all previous models, control buttons layout are very much like the classic Play Station. One area of concern is that load times for the UMD (Universal Media Disc) seemed to drag a bit. Its a given that purchasing the kit which includes the proprietary MS Duo Card is more cost effective in the end. Its obvious that Sony missed the boat when it went with its own proprietary format instead of the more widely used and less costly SD standard.
Even though Wi-fi capable, the unit is outfitted with possibly the slowest version (802.11b) on the planet. It powers up via a 5 volt ac adapter or USB. Video playback is great as long as you copy your favorites on the memory stick Duo Card. Going any other way is definitely a slow dragged out process. When it comes to television, Sony's own version of Slingbox allows for free tv viewing.
This PSP won't get confused with your IPOD anytime soon but music play is generally good. Another added feature is that it will even support music art.Read more ›
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We've been a PS3 household ever since the 60GB version came about so, with two pre-teens in the house, we were ripe for a PSP adoption. We are happy with the purchase so far.
The Ratchet & Clank Pack includes the following: - The PSP 3000 itself in shiny black (a fingerprint magnet) - 1 GB Memory Stick Pro Duo card - Ratchet and Clank game (UMD) - Everyday Shooter game voucher (download) - National Treasure 2 movie (UMD) - Manual, promos, registration card, etc.
First impressions: I was surprised of how good and versatile and elegant this little console can be. It has most of the PS3 buttons, including one analog joystick, the display is large and bright, the resolution is good (480x272), and it responds quickly to controls. It appears to be solidly built. Unlike prior models, this one comes with a built-in microphone while the sound output can be either through the internal speakers headphones (not included). After charging the battery, my kid was up and running and happy in no time. But, let me proceed with a more structured discussion.
Stand alone operation (disconnected): The PSP 3000 will play games or movies delivered on UMD discs or off a Memory Stick card. In addition, it will display photos and play music stored on the Memory card.
Networking and Internet connectivity: The built-in Wi-Fi allows the PSP 3000 to access the Playstation Netowork and Playstation Store directly. Off the box, there is an Internet browser, a Search (the Internet) function, several Internet Radio applications and the ability to use the PSP as a Skype phone for as long as one has a Skype account and the PSP happens to be within the range of a Wi-Fi hotspot.Read more ›
I have owned the DS light, my daughters have DS and DSi. I got bored with the DS last year. I just found the games were uninteresting and just decided to sell it one day and stick to the big consoles like Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii. This year I had no idea what I wanted for my birthday. I already have more games then I can play in my lifetime....so I was not thinking of another handheld. I decided to try the PSP anyway, since it gave me something to do while my wife plays with her IPhone (two old Tech-freaks). I am so glad I gave the PSP a try ...it is like carrying a PS2 everywhere you go, with the addition of Internet and Skype. I got so much of a kick out of it, that my daughter decided to buy one. Now, my daughter is a gamer...she grew up with the stuff, while I was a teen when "Pong" came out, so she would be a real test..after her first week , I asked her which she preferred better, her DSi (She loves Mario, Zelda and Harvest Moon type stuff) or the PSP. She said PSP hands down without hesitation! She was very impressed with the quality and the technology. She also (Like Me) found the games refreshing..not boring.
Conclusion: IF you want a system for the pre-teen crowd..then stick with a DSi. IF you want a system to keep you entertained to your adult years (and then some ;-) ) your choice has got to be a PSP!! !!