Excerpt: The Playstation Portable (PSP) version of Bomberman hearkens back to the early days of the Bomberman franchise. Players must fry all of the enemies, find the exit, and do so in a certain amount of time. There are nine levels per world, and then a boss level.
Excerpt: Any party game will be judged not on its appearance, but on it's fun factor. Bomberman manages to be a decent looking title with plenty of fun action, the perfect party game and a decent solo experience. The graphics are cheery, colorful and fast-moving.
Excerpt: It's often said that originality is vital if video games are going to grow alongside the regular increases in hardware power, but there's something to be said for the classics. Every new generation of gamers deserves the chance to play the games that stand the test of time and Bomberman is one such...
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is It’s always good to see a game from days gone by appear on a modern gaming console. Though sometimes developers tend to botch the original story or gameplay, sometimes you end up playing an exact copy of the original game, but with much better graphics and features.
Excerpt: When a series manages to make its way to just about every single console, even years later, you know you’ve got a hit on your hands. This theory holds true for such games as Tetris, Lumines, and Pac-Man. This also holds true for Bomberman.
Excerpt: Hudson Soft's classic Bomberman series makes a much better return on the PSP. Fans of classic Bomberman style and a PSP should check it out, but don't expect a "next-generation" of Bomberman here: Unlike the recent console remake of Bomberman, very little liberties are taken with the franchise,...
Excerpt: Bomberman is a long standing classic that has seen many iterations on many consoles over the past few decades. Its one my earliest and fondest memories of multiplayer gaming, which was an absolute blast (pardon my pun).
Conclusion: After Act Zero I was speculating if the Bomberman franchise could ever be fun again. Fortunately the PSP's addition into the series has proven that, yes, using explosives on your friends still provides hours of wholesome entertainment.