What to get for PSP?

#1 Edited by Aus_azn (2272 posts) -

What are some good PSP games that I should consider getting?
I'm looking especially towards JRPGs and fighting games (2D/3D), but I have no real idea.
My library at this point is:
Ratchet and Clank: Size Matters (bundle)
Echochrome (bundle)
Lumines II
Tony Hawk's Underground 2 Remix (borrowed and friend didn't want it back)
Gran Turismo
Persona 3 Portable
DJ MAX Portable 3

#2 Posted by scarace360 (4813 posts) -

street fighter alpha 3 max

#3 Posted by FancySoapsMan (5885 posts) -

Kenka Bancho Badass Rumble
Lunar Silver Star Harmony
Half Minute Hero

#4 Posted by luce (4056 posts) -

Disgaea 2  
Unlosing ranger 
Metal Gear Acid 2 (if you can find it) 
Blazblue portable 

#5 Posted by Doctorchimp (4175 posts) -
@scarace360 said:
" street fighter alpha 3 max "
Just don't forget to tape down a quarter on your D-pad... 
I say grab Valkyria Chronicles 2, Kingdom Hears Birth by Sleep, Monster Hunter Freedom Unite. 
And you already should get Street Fighter...so I don't know...tekken 6? Maybe that Blazblue game.
#6 Posted by agentboolen (1941 posts) -

There are 2 really good God of Wars on the PSP and also 2 really good Tekkens (stay away from the really badly done Soul Calibur).  For JRPGS I'm not a fan so I can't recommend anything.

#7 Posted by CoheedFavorHouse (753 posts) -

kingdom hearts birth by sleep 
only reason i play my psp

#8 Posted by Afroman269 (7440 posts) -
@CoheedFavorHouse said:
" kingdom hearts birth by sleep  only reason i play my psp "
this, Birth by Sleep gave me the motivation I needed to actually look for my psp.
#9 Posted by CoheedFavorHouse (753 posts) -
@Afroman269: ill one up you. i bought a second PSP, because i couldnt find my first one and really wanted to play KH
#10 Posted by JackSukeru (6159 posts) -

Do you like PAIN
If so check out Dracula X Chronicles, guaranteed to make you want to pull your hair out with its old school difficulty. Or if you're like me you could just unlock Symphony of The Night, play that and not finish the main game until around two years later. I still can't believe I went back and finished that game.

#11 Posted by newblacknoise (30 posts) -
@Doctorchimp said:
I say grab Valkyria Chronicles 2
Totally. I'm playing the first one on PS3 right now, and it's great.
#12 Posted by SuperWristBands (2281 posts) -


#13 Posted by EVO (4029 posts) -

It's not a JRPG or fighting game but Crush is criminally underrated and has some of the best level design you'll play.

#14 Posted by SlightConfuse (3995 posts) -

peace walker,  valkyria chronicles 2, ghost of sparta

#15 Posted by Aus_azn (2272 posts) -

Hm, so it sounds like KH:BBS is a must get. Anything else?
How well will I be able to understand its story given that I've only played Kingdom Hearts I to completion and that was during its year of launch aeons ago?

#16 Edited by TotalEklypse (982 posts) -

a second thumb stick. 
nm i just saw the part about fighting or rpg. 
valkyria chronicles 2 then. or that monster hunter game

#17 Posted by JJOR64 (19584 posts) -
#18 Posted by Bloodgraiv3 (2729 posts) -

Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker 
Patapon 2 or 3 is coming out. 
God of War games 
China town wars 
littlebig planet 
ratchet and clank too!
#19 Posted by Korolev (1800 posts) -

Wipeout Pure or it's sequel: those games are pretty good, even if you don't really like racing games 
I think some of the Valkyria Chronicle games are on the PSP - I haven't played them, so I don't know how good they are, but they are JRPGs and they received good reviews, so you probably want to think about. 
I would avoid Metal Gear Solid Portable Ops - the controls on the PSP, frankly, are garbage. I heard Peace Walker had substantially better controls, so you might want to pick that up.  
If you like puzzle games, Echochrome is great - it was on UMD here in Australia and anywhere outside the US. Fun Stuff. 
Persona 3 Portable is good. I'm guessing from your avatar that you like the Persona games, so it's worth a shot. 
I heard the God of War game was also good. Roco Loco was also excellent.  
Stay away from Tokobot - well, I found that game to be bad at least. 
Final Fantasy Tactics is a good choice if you haven't played the original FF tactics.  
Metal Gear Ac!d - ehh.... not bad. But only if you can get it super cheap. 
Funnily enough, out of all my PSP games, I've enjoyed Lumines the most. And that was the first one I got.

#20 Edited by Stete (784 posts) -

I highly HIGHLY recommend Burnout Dominator. It's a perfect combination of Burnout 2 & 3. 
Tekken 6 is damn good as well, especially since all the fighters are unlocked from the start.
Tales of Eternia is  a really good rpg, the 2D visuals look damn good on the psp.
Me And My Katamari - gotta have some katamari action there, it does work suprisngly well considering the PSP control layout.
Also I really enjoyed Undead Knights. The graphics can be a bit janky but the whole mechanic where you turn your enemies into zombies and then fight on your site is really satisfying.

#21 Posted by Bucketdeth (8235 posts) -

The new God of War and the older one if you can find that one also.

#22 Posted by Aus_azn (2272 posts) -
@Korolev said:
" ...If you like puzzle games, Echochrome is great - it was on UMD here in Australia and anywhere outside the US. Fun Stuff. Persona 3 Portable is good... Funnily enough, out of all my PSP games, I've enjoyed Lumines the most. And that was the first one I got. "
I have all 3. Echochrome was a bit dull in my opinion; it came bundled in my PSP. Persona 3 was my second-to-last purchase for PSP, and that was what got me hooked to Persona. Bought 4 shortly after. I've also played the hell out of Lumines II.
The games that I have up there are literally in the order that I bought them.

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