Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: PSP

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker now available on PSN

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker (PSP) PSN Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, the action role-playing- and real-time-strategy hybrid released in 2010 for PSP and 2011 as part of the HD Collection, is now available on PSN. In addition to art from Yoji Shinkawa and a variety of chatty (and singing) mech enemies for Snake to overcome, Peace Walker also features four-player co-op missions and a three-on-three versus mode, playable over wireless via Ad Hoc.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Portable News

Persona 2: Eternal Punishment on PSN, Sony looking into PSP, Vita fix

Persona 2: Eternal Punishment (PS3, PSP, PS Vita, PSX) PSN Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Persona 2: Eternal Punishment, the last remaining Persona to not be available online, has launched on PSN. Up until today, Persona, Persona 2: Innocent Sin, Persona 3 Portable, and Persona 4 Golden have all been available to download, and now fans of the series can complete the set for $9.99. Eternal Punishment is the companion follow-up to Innocent Sin, set after its predecessor in a parallel world featuring the same characters and events but otherwise unrelated.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Portable News, PlayStation Vita News

Generation of Chaos: Pandora’s Reflection now on PSN

Generation of Chaos: Pandora's Reflection (PSP, PS Vita) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

NIS has launched a new strategy-RPG on PSN today, Generation of Chaos: Pandora’s Reflection. The Idea Factory-developed PSP, PS Vita release follows alchemist Claude and Yuri, his cursed sister, as they travel the lands of Hades in search of a cure. Multiple endings, an alchemy-based upgrade system, and a quasi-turn-based, time-centric combat system await those who take up their cause.

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PlayStation Portable News, PlayStation Vita News

Select Namco Bandai titles, DLC now 50% off on PSN

Dark Souls (360, PC, PS3) Artorias of the Abyss Details Announcement - Screenshot 4

A new four-week 50%-off sale has launched on PSN for select Namco Bandai titles and DLC. The initial sales list is available below, and includes items for PS3, PSP, and PS Vita from such series as Ace Combat, One Piece, Ridge Racer, and Tekken. Of particular note is the Atorias of the Abyss DLC for Dark Souls at $7.49—lowest price to date. The sale will run until Tuesday, March 5.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Portable News, PlayStation Vita News

Ragnarok Tactics now available in stores, PSN for PSP and PS Vita

Ragnarok Tactics (3DS) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

GungHo’s strategy-RPG Ragnarok Tactics is now available for the PSP and PS Vita. Set in the Ragnarok universe, Tactics, published by Aksys Games, follows a hero in the midst of a renewed conflict over the hotly contested Grantria Peninsula as multiple factions vie for control.

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PlayStation Portable News, PlayStation Vita News

Hakuoki: Warriors of the Shinsengumi announced for PSP

Hakuoki: Warriors of the Shinsengumi (PSP) Announcement - Art

It seems that the PSP still has some life left in it. Aksys Games has announced a follow-up to last year’s Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom, Hakuoki: Warriors of the Shinsengumi. The hack-and-slash action title from developer Idea Factory features Saito and the rest of the main characters battling through an alternate storyline that will see them strike out on a new path or relive past exploits. The six warriors will also now be able to engage a Fury Mode, a state of pure rage that can clear out hordes of enemies but also lead to a bad ending if abused.

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PlayStation Portable News

(PlayStation Portable Review) Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time

(PlayStation Portable Review) Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time

“… has a lot going for it and can be an incredibly engaging title, but its nearly decade-old design is showing its age.”

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PlayStation Portable Reviews

Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time now available for PSP

Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time (PSP) Official Site Launch Announcement - Screenshot 6

Eight years after launching in Japan, Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time is now available in North America. The fourth entry in Career Soft’s long-running series has hit store shelves for the PSP, and will be added to PSN’s library once the network’s update goes live.

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PlayStation Portable News

Atlus releases first trailer for Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time

Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time, the fourth entry in the series, is finally hitting store shelves and PSN next Tuesday, some eight years after its launch in Japan. The handheld version of Career Soft’s strategy-RPG features a revamped combat system, now based around movement speed, over 40 endings, new events, and new characters.

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PlayStation Portable News

Atlus launches official website for Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time

Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time (PSP) Official Site Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Atlus has launched the official site for their upcoming PSP strategy-RPG Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time. The fourth entry in the long-running series is hitting our side of the ocean for the first time since its launch in Japan in 2003.

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PlayStation Portable News