Anyone got a Wiz - is it worth it?

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Anyone got a Wiz - is it worth it?

Post by kochane » Sun May 24, 2009 10:44 am

I know this has been asked before but I am finally ready to re-enter the handheld market (last one I bought was the Game Gear when it first came out!)

I was set to get a PSP mainly because of the aspect of emulation and there are some games that look pretty good - I thought the DS looked a bit too 'kiddy' for my tastes. However, I have just found out about the Wiz which also looks very good but am unsure as not sure about the longetivity or how easy it is to upload emulators (can get them working on pc but not really computer savvy).

iS the Wiz worth the money? Would only use it for gaming not for internet, movies, music or anything like that.

Also (just out curiousity and not that I abide this sort of thing) can the Wiz emulate the PSP and other more 'modern' machines like the PS1 & 2?

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Post by Lorfarius » Sun May 24, 2009 1:08 pm

What is it?
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Post by Dan1980 » Sun May 24, 2009 1:20 pm

Could you post a link so we could see what this is please. :)

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Post by nokgod » Sun May 24, 2009 3:10 pm

Yep, curious to see it............
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Post by felgekarp » Sun May 24, 2009 3:45 pm

I'm assuming this is it.

http://gp2x.co.uk/
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Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Sun May 24, 2009 4:02 pm

Been following it for a while, but I'm not sure if it's out yet. Get a GP2X-F200, it does everything fine, then get a PSP, and it does everything the GP2X does only better, and it's more reliable too.
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Post by StickHead » Sun May 24, 2009 4:14 pm

Anybody interested in the Wiz may also find this interesting:

http://www.openpandora.org/
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Post by filecore » Sun May 24, 2009 5:02 pm

Pretty good comparison between the Wiz and Dingo A320 here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-33IdcH3Wb8

I'm tempted by the A320, since it's cheaper and the emus will get better.

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Post by nokgod » Sun May 24, 2009 6:49 pm

Good vid there filecore.

Interesting little machines. If the Pandora ever gets going though, i'll have that!!
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Post by kochane » Sun May 24, 2009 7:23 pm

felgekarp wrote:I'm assuming this is it.

http://gp2x.co.uk/
Yep that's the one. The Pandora looks interesting but probably has a lot of features I would never use!

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