Conclusion: Considering the norm is to skimp on features and details when making a portable gaming experience of a console title, it’s nice to see developers like BigBig Studios stepping out there and showing the gaming community that when you are dedicated to something, you will figure out ways to keep the...
Excerpt: The great thing about racing games is that everyone basically knows what to expect. You race around a track and try to beat the other guys by placing first, right? Because of this consistency, when the formula is varied, we know it immediately.
Excerpt: MotorStorm isn't exactly a racing series on par with Gran Turismo, but it's one of the most successful new IPs on this generation of consoles. With two games already on the PlayStation 3 and Sony keen to reignite gamers' love of the PSP, it was never going to take long for the off-road racer to...
Conclusion: Review Scoring Details for MotorStorm: Arctic Edge Overall: 8.7 Motorstorm: Arctic Edge is a fine racer for PSP owners, effectively capturing what makes the PS3 versions so fun and condensing it to a handheld. If you're a fan of the franchise and have a PSP, check this one out.
Conclusion: A surprisingly true to console form of MotorStorm with all the amenities and none of the television screen, MotorStorm: Arctic Edge is a definite option for PSP owners who enjoy arcade racing.
Summary: The reason that I own a PSP is that I like to have bite sized moments of entertainment on car/train/plane rides. I understand the value of owning Final Fantasy on the PSP, but at the same time needing hours of free time to invest in an portable game seems to defeat the whole “portable” purpose.
Excerpt: However, I’m not adverse to playing them. In fact, I was really looking forward to Motorstorm for the PSP. Bigbig Studios is the developer that brought us the fun Pursuit Force series. They’ve proven to me they know what it takes to make a great game for Sony’s handheld.