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“Patapon” review

by on Mar.05, 2010, under PSP Game Reviews

Game: Patapon
Developer: Pyramid

Whoever said “RTFM solves any problem” obviously hasn’t played this game!

While flipping through the reams of notes I usually take when gaming, I stumbled across my musings on SCE’s Patapon game from the middle of last year. As this game was undoubtedly one of the better titles of 2007-2008, it would be remiss of me not to post my thoughts and experiences in the form of an extremely belated review. It might also encourage North American gamers to temporarily return to this classic while they wait for the sequel to hit stores next month.
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“WipEout Pulse” review

by on Mar.05, 2010, under PSP Game Reviews

Game: WipEout Pulse
Developer: Sony Studio Liverpool

“Patience of a saint” should be listed as a system requirement.

If you thought that Formula 1 and Indy Car racing simulations was the pinnacle of fast-paced, white-knuckle racing, then you have obviously never picked up one of the WipEout series of hover racing games. Back in 1995, the original game mixed supersonic vehicles and high-tech weaponry to create a near perfect synergy of vehicular combat and racing that has remained virtually unchanged through eight follow up titles. With the recent release of WipEout HD for the PS3, I thought I’d take a look at WipEout Pulse, the most recent release from Sony Computer Entertainment for the PSP.
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