Dave Perry’s Twitter is dropping PSP 2 hints [Update]

In our day to day operations, we come across a lot of stuff that we debate on running. We get a lot of crap tips, sure, but even some legit ones have us shrugging our shoulders, or in this case, rolling our eyes.

So all morning we’ve been talking about Dave Perry’s (Shiny, Earthworm Jim) tweet, which read: 

I hear Sony FINALLY has the PSP 2. And thank goodness, they’ve removed the stupid battery-sucking UMD disc drive. I’m excited!

My response? What a dick thing to bait us about! In some ways, that’s worse than the name dropper guys on Twitter. I mean, Twitter is great for telling people that you “just landed at SFO” or that you “just took the biggest dump ever,” but it does nothing to aggravate when you want more than 140 characters. 

We’re not sure who his sources are, though. And maybe he doesn’t know any more than that. But you can’t just drop a tweet like that and not expect people to want more. 

If true, this is great news. Sony would be cutting the path to cutting retail completely out of the equation. Nice. But for now, we’ve used the “rumor” tag. Not that we don’t trust you, Perry.

But this PSP2 news puzzles after hearing about this PSP 4000 lately. Which is it? Both? Sony, if you’re wanting to sell PSPs right now, these hints at new systems and refreshes are not helping you.

[Update: Perry swears it’s true! He tells GameDaily that “you can be certain there’s no UMD” and that “you know I know people.” What a pimp.]

Dale North