PSP games worth owning?

Discussion in 'PSP - Games & Content' started by WiiCube_2013, Jan 23, 2014.

  1. WiiCube_2013

    WiiCube_2013 GBAtemp Guru

    Oct 19, 2013
    Gaza Strip
    I'm looking for recommendations in case I'm missing any.

    On my wishlist:
    - Gangs of London
    - FlatOut: Head On
    - Dragon Ball: Evolution
    - Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories
    - Def Jam Fight for NY: The Takeover
    - Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker
    - MotorStorm: Arctic Edge
    - Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Heroes
    - Mega Man: Maveric Hunter X
    - Mega Man: Powered Up
    - Soul Eater: Battle Resonance
    - Neon Genesis Evangelion: Battle Orchestra
    - Need for Speed: Underground Rivals
    - Gran Turismo
    - Castlevania: Dracula X Chronicles
    - Ghost in the Shell
    - Tekken: Dark Ressurection
    - Wipeout Pure
    - Medievil: Resurrection
    - Final Fantasy: Dissidia
    - Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai 2
    - Ultimate Ghosts 'n Goblins
    - Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep

    Already purchased:
    - Ridge Racer
    - Dragon Ball Z: Tenkaichi Tag Team
    - Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai
    - Burnout Legends
    - Pursuit Force

    PSP has quite a nice catalogue of games even if it's small it's fine by me. Simply by using Remote Joy Lite makes PSP feel like a home console. ^_^
  2. aofelix

    aofelix GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Dec 21, 2013
    BBS was good but very repetitive. most of the stories in the worlds were very very poor but the actual KH storyline was excellent.. just very repeititive.

    Legend of Heroes Trails in the Sky would be my reccomendation. Very slow but enjoyable start, but the story picks up and picks up, it goes from strength to strength and was genuinely an enjoyable and well paced title.
  3. Guild McCommunist

    Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

    May 6, 2009
    United States
    The Danger Zone
    Dissidia Duodecim is great and really one of my favorite handheld games of all time.
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  4. BORTZ

    BORTZ Tired of being the good guy

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    It really is fantastic. If you want to get your weeaboo on, grab yourself probably persona 3 portable
  5. cj_iwakura

    cj_iwakura Advanced Member

    Nov 16, 2013
    United States
    Know DJ MAX Portable, know life. Prinny is the best platformer on the system, and Initial D is a great import if you dig street racing (and who doesn't?).

    Half Minute Hero is great too.
  6. DinohScene

    DinohScene Feed Dino to the Sharks

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    Death Jr 1 and 2 are pretty funny.

    Also, go with GTA CW and VCS.
  7. ResleyZ

    ResleyZ Swiggity swaggity swooty, I love my own booty

    Oct 11, 2013
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    Both the official Disgaea games, those should take a while to 'complete'. The Phantasy Star games are pretty cool too.

    Regarding Birth By Sleep, only get it if you're a real fan of Kingdom Hearts or JRPG's. The game has three different characters which each use the same worlds and enemies so by the end of the first character it'll start getting boring.
  8. zeello

    zeello The reason we can't have nice things.

    Apr 15, 2013
    United States
    Ace Combat X
    Fat Princess Fistful of Cake
    Juiced Eliminator
    Rengoku 2: Stairway to Heaven

    get that

    don't get those

    didn't play it, but I played NFS Carbon Own the City and it was rad.

    excellent choice
  9. suzaknyu

    suzaknyu Newbie

    Apr 29, 2014
    United States
    infection cuz exploding zombies
    coded arms wasnt bad
    dangan ronpa
    monster hunter portable 3rd is supposed to be good
    final fantasy type 0 is almost done translated def get that
    & final fantasy crisis core! hellooo??

    btw install cfw on your psp and u can get all those for free and even emulate sega games and such. some of the best game i played on psp were games like snatcher and policenauts which you can find eboots of.
  10. cracker

    cracker Nyah!

    Aug 24, 2005
    United States
    Power Stone Collection
    God of War games
    MK Unchained
    Dante's Inferno
    Cho Aniki (jk)
    Chili Con Carnage
    Monster Hunter
    LEGO *
    Hot Shots golf games
    Dynasty Warriors
    Prinny games
    Hammerin Hero
    Half-Minute Hero
    Me and My Katamari
    Twisted Metal Head-On

    But you have to think of all the PS1 games you might want too if you have (or are going to install) cfw on your PSP.
  11. eriol33

    eriol33 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jan 2, 2014
    in my opinion, tactics ogre psp is the only game ever worth in psp. probably one of the best game I ever played. other games... hmm, so far none of them ever hooked me like this one. this is a subjective opinion btw.
  12. _v3

    _v3 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Oct 12, 2013
    If you pick up DJMax give Taiko no Tatsujin also a try.
  13. RJ Sly 95

    RJ Sly 95 GBAtemp Regular

    Dec 5, 2010
    Actually it's huge, definitely not small; you should check as well:

    Wipeout Pulse too
    Wiepout Pure's free DLCs (they aren't on the PSN, they were given when PSN didn't exist yet, so you should check out for them on google; they're double the base game)
    Mercury Meltdown and its prequel
    R&C Size Matters
    Burnout Dominator
    Me and My Katamari
    Death Jr 2(avoid the first one)
    Killzone Liberation
    Resistance Retribution
    Locorocos (especially 1-2)
    Syphon Filters
    Patchwork Heroes
    Me and My Katamari
    Jak and Daxter The Lost Frontier
    God of War COO/GOS

    I only suggest Lego Batman, Lego Indiana Jones 1 and Lego Star Wars 2

    Avoid the oher Lego PSP games.
  14. vayanui8

    vayanui8 GBAtemp Maniac

    Nov 11, 2013
    United States
    Persona 3 Portable, Monster Hunter Portable 3rd, and Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep (especially final mix) are all fantastic. Lots of other excellent titles, but those are some of my personal favorites
  15. VMM

    VMM Hamon > Stand

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    Megaman Marverick Hunter X is a must buy, it's my favorite PSP game of all time.
    Megaman Powered Up is really nice.
    Dissidia Duodecim
    Final Fantasy: Crisis Core.
    Dead to Rights: Reckoning, it's a diamond in the rough, it's really nice, although it's a tad short, the final is really surprising.
    Bleach: Heat the Soul 7, if you like Bleach and fighting games, this is definetly for you
    Locoroco 2, it's a kids game but it's very entertaining and really hard to complete 100%
    N+, simple graphics but an outstanding platform.
    Daxter, one of the best PSP games I've ever played.
    Bust-A-Move Deluxe
  16. WiiCube_2013

    WiiCube_2013 GBAtemp Guru

    Oct 19, 2013
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    Thanks guys, my PSP collection has been growing although I wish someone would make a PSP-UMD console (HD NES is a go but not PSP-UMD TV?!) to play them on the TV, using the UMD's. :P

    Here's the list so far:
    Ape Escape
    Burnout: Legends
    Dragon Ball: Evolution
    Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai
    Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai 2
    Dragon Ball Z: Tenkaichi Tag Team
    God of War: Champion of Olympus
    Gran Turismo
    Killzone: Liberation
    MediEvil: Resurrection
    MotorStorm: Arctic Edge
    Need for Speed: Underground Rivals
    Pursuit Force
    Ridge Racer
    Tekken: Dark Resurrection
    PowerStone Collection
    OutRun Coast 2 Coast
    World Tour Soccer (no case)
    Formula One 06 (no case)

    The no case games were UMDs sent in the wrong game cases by the seller and then they sent me the right ones.
  17. cvskid

    cvskid GBAtemp Addict

    Apr 13, 2014
    United States
    Why not just use the psp component cables for psp 2000 or 3000 models? You can play psp on a TV that way.
  18. azoreseuropa

    azoreseuropa GBAtemp Guru

    Nov 6, 2002
    Proud to be Portuguese but I am in USA.
    Dont listen to one of them.. You should get Mega Man X Maverick Hunter. I loved the fmv movie. It rocks and better than super nintendo version! :D
  19. Clydefrosch

    Clydefrosch GBAtemp Psycho!

    Jan 2, 2009
    interesting. i never even knew powerstone was ported to psp.

    also, unless you want soul eater and dragonball evolution simply for collections sake, dont get them. they're both rather bad fighting games
  20. zeello

    zeello The reason we can't have nice things.

    Apr 15, 2013
    United States
    It's inferior to the SNES version and the anime that comes with it is pathetic.
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