Summary: Phantom Brave is a charming little adventure game from people who know a thing or two about the genre. Unfortunately, the intriguing quest is marred by shallow gameplay and some pacing issues.
Excerpt: Seven years after the original release of Phantom Brave and after travelling across two very different systems, Phantom Brave: The Hermuda Triangle lands squarely on the PSP with extra content, cheerful game play and the quest to get to level 9,999.
Summary: Believe it or not, The Hermuda Triangle is the third (and final?) update to Nippon Ichi Software's Phantom Brave adventure. The original game was released seven years ago on the PlayStation 2, followed up by a well-intentioned Wii update a few years later.
Excerpt: Fans of the wildly popular strat-RPG series Disgaea are likely familiar with spinoff of sorts Phantom Brave , which takes much of Disgaea’s quirkiness and attitude and ramps things up a bit with a lighthearted narrative and intuitive sans-grid battle system.
Excerpt: Bermuda's got nothing on her. A little girl, haunted by Phantoms. A world afraid of her. When you're around twelve and everyone thinks you're possessed (because you can't keep your own secret), what do you have to do?
Pros: Deep replay value, Battles are thought-provoking, Story is hardly thought-out, Way too much like
Excerpt: has been available for several years on both the PS2 and Wii. This new handheld iteration is basically the same, although it does boast 5 new heroes and more refined visuals that add some luster to a pleasing palette.