Excerpt: I don’t know about you but my PSP has been gathering dust pretty much since Secret Agent Clank came out last June. There wasn’t much to be cheerful about this past holiday season but Sony is committed to putting an end to that drought.
Excerpt: Retribution stands as a bridging story between the first and second Resistance titles, following the destruction of the London fortress and the expulsion of the Chimera threat from old Blighty, it tells the story of the liberation of Europe at the hands of the Allied command and the French Maquis.
Excerpt: If I had to list a number of development studios that make the best PSP titles, Sony Bend would undoubtedly be around the top of that list. These are the guys who took the smoldering ashes of the Syphon Filter series and summoned a phoenix from them.
Excerpt: One year ago the PSP received God of War: Chains of Olympus, arguably the best action game to grace Sony's handheld to date. It worked because it managed to bring to the PSP the series' trademark spectacular visuals and fluid controls.
Summary: Retribution protagonist James Grayson is a talkative and brash counter to the solemn Nathan Hale. I have no problem with this change; it's Grayson's need for 1990s-style health packs and bland pop-up-and-shoot gameplay that brings this title down.
Summary: Whether you own a PS3 or not and even if you’ve skipped the other games in the series, this is a sure-set way to kill a good amount of time and put your PSP to use. I highly recommend this game to PSP owners worldwide.
Pros: -Fantastic graphics., -Online is lag-free and very fun., -Single player campaign is lengthy and never dull., -Auto aiming has been tweaked perfectly for the PSP.
Cons: -Still designed to be like every other third-person shooter., -Some features require a PS3 and “Resistance 2” in order to unlock them.
Conclusion: For those that made it through the review ignoring my second paragraph on how this game was Syphon Filter with a Resistance palette, I hope that you found the info you wanted. In the end, if there was one game that was worth the keeping the engine for, it would be the SF series on the PSP because...
Excerpt: I had the chance to review Resistance 2 for the PS3 during the holiday glut of games in late 2008. Overall I was pretty impressed with the effort at hand. Sony has recently released another Resistance game, this time for the PSP.