TOP PSP GamesBy
PSP is the official abbreviation of Play Station Portable, a handheld gaming device launched and marketed by Sony Corporation. The first PSP was launched in Japan on December 12, 2004 followed by subsequent launch in North America and other regions of the world. Since then, it has been a huge success in all parts of the world. It has sold more than 67.8 million units till February 2011 worldwide. Top PSP games are usually action adventure games based on movie or cartoon characters.
One of the best PSP games series is God of war based on Greek mythology. The central character of the game is Kratos, the servant of Gods since ten years. The first PSP release of God of war series was the God of war: Chains of Olympus on March 4, 2008. The latest in the series in God of war: Ghost of Sparta on November 2, 2010.
Tactics ogre: Let us cling together is a Japanese game originally released in 1995, but the PSP version was launched on July 22, 2010. The game has been received positively. The storyline of the game is extremely interesting, as cited by the critics. It got the rating of 9 out of 10 by Game Stats. Another popular and one of the top PSP games are Final Fantasy and Final Fantasy II. Square Enix released this version as a part of 20th anniversary of Final Fantasy. It was released in Japan and North America in 2007. The PSP version of the game offers specialized features like higher resolution 2D graphics, full motion video and a remixed soundtrack. Game spot ranks the game as 8 out of 10.
Killzone: Liberation is yet one of the other top PSP games. Developed by Guerrilla games, it is supposed to be one of the best games on PSP. IGN rated the game as 9 out of 10. The game uses the PSP hardware and capabilities to the best extent. It was released on October 31, 2006 in North America and within few days in Europe and Australia. Liberation is the only part of Killzone available on PSP.
Syphon filter: Dark mirror is one of the most successful games on PSP. The game was developed by SCE Bend Studio in 2006. The game supports up to 8 players in a single game. It is Ad Hoc and Infrastructure compatible. It was awarded one of the TOP PSP Games of the year 2006. IGN rated the game as 9.3 out of 10. It has been critically acclaimed as ‘quite possibly the best game on the PSP yet’.
Based on the 2007 action movie, Transformers, Savage Entertainment launched the PSP version of Transformers: The game. It is a third person action shooter game. The graphics and sound effects of the game were appreciated though the game was moderately received.
Patapon 2, a sequel to Patapon was developed by Sony computer entertainment and released on November 27, 2008 in Japan. It is a four player game. The game was released as a test for digital download through the Play Station Store in North America. IGN and GamePro rated this game as No. 1. It is a must game for all PSP players as quoted by the critics.
Metal gear solid: Portable ops was received well all over the world. The game was developed by Kojima Productions and was released on December 5, 2006 by Konami. It is officially abbreviated as MPO. The game scored 87.3% at the GameRankings. Most of the rankings rated the game as 9 out of 10 including IGN, GameSpot and GameZone.