Excerpt: Just because the PSP is capable of displaying some fancy 3D visuals doesn't mean it was designed to play full-on 3D games. This is squarely down to one thing that's missing from the face of the handheld: a second analogue stick. Without this second stick you lose the ability to move a character in all directions while also aiming your weapon, and camera issues that can largely be controlled in console games rear their ugly heads.
Excerpt: Developer - Zipper Interactive Publisher - SCEA Features 1 Player 1-10 Players (ad-hoc) 1-16 Players (infrastructure) Memory Stick Duo (800 KB) The SOCOM series had been a showcase on the PS2 for multiplayer gameplay with a military theme. The series is on its 3rd iteration on the PS2, however Zipper Interactive has recently developed a version of this game for the PSP. SOCOM: U.S.
Excerpt: Ripping the soldiers from battle on the bulky PlayStation 2 and deploying them into battle on the slim and shiny PlayStation Portable, developer Zipper Interactive has done a fine job at bringing the famed franchise into the portable gaming realm. While a number of minor changes have been made to ensure that the game runs smoothly on the PSP, SOCOM: U.S.