PSP Plays Better With DualShock

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The PSP controls are not horrible—though that analog nub leaves something to be desired—but the DualShock is a far more comfortable controller. Now the fine citizens at AcidMods have hacked the PSP hardware to work with the DualShock. Requiring no changes to the firmware, all functions but the brightness and volume are mapped to the controller. And it seems to work perfectly:

Maybe the best part is that the right analog stick has been mapped with the D-Pad buttons. So while it's still not quite perfect for an FPS, it feels better than the alternative. Damn I wish the PSP had two analog sticks. [acidmods]

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Deadspin in Carbonite

Funny. I think I just locked my wireless router down trying to switch the password to a size small enough for my psp to handle -can we get a mod that lets me use a 24character password just 1 more character than the psp allows?