Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: PSP

Final Fantasy V ventures into the lands of the PS Network

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Final Fantasy V, first released in 1992 and introduced to North American gamers in 1999’s FF Anthology, has made its way onto the PS Network for the PS3 and PSP. The $9.99 release features a band of heroes setting out to stop the powerful mage Exdeath from destroying their world’s life-sustaining elemental crystals.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Portable News

Chrono Cross now available for PS3, PSP

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Chrono Cross, the sorta-but-not-quite-sequel to Chrono Trigger, is now available on the PS Network for the PS3 and PSP. The original was released in 2000 for the PlayStation and features the adventures of Serge, a young man who finds himself battling his way through parallel worlds.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Portable News

Sega announces PS Network sale

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Sega is running a new sale on the PS Network with discounts of anywhere from 20% to 50% off. The sale runs through November 1 and includes games and DLC for such PS3 and PSP titles as Gunstar Heroes and Phantasy Star Portable 2. PS Plus members also receive an extra discount.

A full list is provided below.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Portable News

Chrono Trigger now available on PSN for PS3 and PSP

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Square Enix’s fan-favorite RPG Chrono Trigger is now available on PSN for the PS3 and PSP. Originally appearing on the SNES in 1995, the temporal-twisting adventure sent players traveling throughout the ages, affecting each era as they took on and completed new quests. Since its release, Chrono Trigger has also appeared on the DS, PlayStation, and on the Wii via the Virtual Console.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Portable News

Only On PSN program kicks off with discount, God Hand, and more

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Sony has kicked off the “Only On PlayStation Network” program today, which includes a discount on PSN titles as well as a packed release schedule. Every Tuesday for the month of October, PSN users will be able to download new titles and DLC, including indie Pub Fund’ers Eufloria and Okabu. As an added bonus, PlayStation Plus subscribers will receive a 20% discount during the program’s launch week, and non-Plus users will get $10 in store credit when they spend $60 on anything from games and add-ons to TV shows and Plus/Music Unlimited subscriptions throughout the month. A handful of PS2 titles were also added to kick things off: God Hand, GrimGrimoire, Maximo: Ghosts to Glory, Odin Sphere, and Ring of Red.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Portable News

Fate/Extra coming to North America

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The new role-playing game based off of Fate/stay night, Imageepoch and Type-Moon’s Fate/Extra, will be arriving in North American on 11/1/11. Fate/Extra includes new characters as well as old favorites, a new scenario, and “a grand story of destruction, absolution, and deep insight into what it truly means to be human.”

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PlayStation Portable News

ClaDun x2 slays a few beasts, gets lost, ventures onto PSN

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ClaDun x2 has hit the PS Network for the PSP. NIS’ follow-up to ClaDun: This is an RPG! follows in the same action-RPG mold but adds more spells, weapons, monsters, and dungeons. There are also increased customization options, allowing for gamers to tweak their character’s appearance and weapons, as well as the background music. In addition to the Ran-geons, New-geons, and new Tri-geons, the main character’s party can now be upgraded infinitely to meet all the nasty dangers that await.

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PlayStation Portable News

Black Rock Shooter The Game coming to North America for PSP

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NIS has announced that they have acquired the licensing for Black Rock Shooter The Game (working title). The futuristic RPG was developed by Imageepoch and features art from Huke and voice acting by Miku Hatsune. No release date has been announced, but one should be made available shortly.

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PlayStation Portable News

Parasite Eve II launches on PS Network

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Square Enix’s horror-RPG Parasite Eve hit the PS Network as a PSOne Classics release earlier this year, and now, fans can finally tackle its follow-up.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Portable News

ClaDun x2 – new screens released

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NIS has released a new batch of screenshots for their upcoming PSP action-RPG ClaDun x2. Sequel to last year’s ClaDun: This is an RPG!, the PSN-exclusive follow-up will launch on August 30 and feature new dungeons, characters, and customization options.

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PlayStation Portable News