Excerpt: Mana Khemia: Student Alliance is a port of the PS2 RPG Mana Khemia: Alchemists of Al-Revis . While a decent game in its own right, nothing about the game screamed, "Play me!" much less, "Port Me!
Summary: The only reason you would have to buy Mana Khemia is if you are a huge fan of load screens and generic role-playing antics. Why buy this game when you can get the superior PlayStation 2 version for cheaper? Especially since this PSP game is virtually unplayable in its current state!
Conclusion: Mana Khemia: Student Alliance offers roughly 40-50 hours of gameplay, which hits the sweet spot for RPG nuts who love a long, in-depth gaming experience. For those who own Mana Khemia: Alchemists of Al-Revis on the PlayStation 2, there really isn’t much additional content to worthy a purchase of...
Summary: (one of the most exciting 2D platformers in years), NIS America is back with their next exciting portable adventure game. Unfortunately, Mana Khemia: Student Alliance is definitely not worth getting excited about.
Conclusion: Just take a look at what I wrote. The original game on the PS2 was fantastic, it was a solid RPG. Porting the game on the PSP like this just makes you wonder what you are missing on Nintendo’s front.
Excerpt: Vayne Aurelius is a young man living deep in the woods with little more than the rags on his back and his magical transforming cat Sulpher. This all changes one day, however, when a professor from the Al-Revis Academy of alchemy visits Vayne and invites him to study alchemy at the school.
Excerpt: Mana Khemia: Student Alliance is a game that should have never been. The original Mana Khemia: Alchemists of Al-Revis , developed by Gust, was mediocre to begin with, and the PSP version only serves to degrade what was already a less-than-enrapturing gameplay experience in a nearly direct port that...
Excerpt: Name: Mana Khemia: Student Alliance Genre: RPG Platform: PlayStation Portable Porting PlayStation 2 titles to the PlayStation Portable isn't a new phenomenon. In fact, whenever a game is a success on one it's only a matter of time before it's brought to the other.