The PlayStation Portable (or popularly known as PSP) is the most successful handheld Sony ever made.
It is successful not because of its unique features, but because of the AAA titles, such as God of War series, GTA series, Metal Gear series, and many others.
For those of you who played this must-have handheld in the past (or even still playing it), I know that you want to know the best PSP games of all time.
Some of you will probably remember (or even still own) some of the games mentioned on this list.
A horde of cute but capable lemmings need your help escaping each level, and you’ll need to use their extensive skills to form a path to the end.
Lemmings offers both great puzzles and a fun place to experiment with its mechanics.
The main goal is to successfully save a certain number of Lemmings by forming a safe path through the level.
You do this by giving commands to various Lemmings, using their varied skills.
Some Lemmings can form bridges, climb, dig tunnels, and even glide across gaps.
This classic puzzle game is even better on-the-go.
#99. Metal Gear Acid
Solid Snake is back again, sent on a mission to save a future presidential candidate from the hands of a terrorist organization.
Like most Metal Gear Solid games, Acid gives you all the power of a top-tier secret military agent.
Using Snake’s aptitude for stealth and success, you’ll work your way through the game disposing of guards and sneaking around research labs.
The main difference in Acid is the way you’ll use those skills, which are tied into a fun deck-building mechanic.
It’s more strategy than action, but Acid still provides excellent Metal Gear substance.
#98. ATV Offroad Fury Pro
Kick up some dirt and overtake your opponents in this wild and exciting motocross racing title.
This is a port of the PlayStation 2 game, ATV Offroad Fury 4.
It contains most of the same single player championship modes from the original game, but adds some new additions.
You can now use snowmobiles for the first time; one of the multiple vehicle additions to this port.
Additionally, there have been a slew new courses and mini-games to enjoy.
#97. Metal Gear Solid: Digital Graphic Novel
Experience the Metal Gear Solid story in a brand new way; as a digital comic.
This is a collection of 12 issues of the Metal Gear Solid comic, repackaged to be viewed on your PSP.
The comic retells the story of the game franchise, featuring your favorite characters and moments.
This PSP version of the story has a few cool interactive features as well.
Characters can “scan” the pages using a fun in-game mechanic which lets you find hidden objects and three dimensional models.
If you’re a Metal Gear fan, this is a fun piece of software to have in your collection.
#96. Star Ocean: First Departure
Three friends go out searching for a cure to a new and terrible disease.
Along the way, they have a chance encounter with a galactic federation currently engaged in a war in space.
This is a remake of the original Star Ocean game, and is intended to feel like a brand new game instead of a simple redo.
This remakes features brand new visuals, new music, new voice acting, and a more cinematic experience.
Although the combat remains mostly unchanged, it’s still a fantastic and addictive take on turn-based battling.
#95. Dead Head Fred
You play as Fred, a private detective who has recently been decapitated.
Luckily, this allows him to swap heads at will, which he will have to use to uncover the answers behind his untimely murder.
Dead Head Fred is a humorous and fun action game, with unique combat and witty dialogue.
The ability to swap heads gives you more than just new combat moves.
Each head that you use has a unique power, many of which are vital in completing the game’s puzzles and platforming sections.
Like any great portable game, this title gives you plenty of variety to keep you entertained in quick bursts.
#94. World Soccer Winning Eleven 9
This entry in the esteemed Pro Evolution Soccer series was the first in the franchise to appear on PSP, and delivers fantastic soccer simulation.
This simulation offers a decent variety of teams and leagues from across the globe, both licensed and unlicensed.
The graphics have been dialed up from past installments, with more realistic player models than ever before.
The introduction of snow and cold weather changes things up a bit, as well as the various changes that players can make using the “edit” mode.
#93. Brave Story: New Traveler
A young man must obtain five gems to complete a mystical sword that will bring his dying friend back to health.
This colorful game invites you into its fantasy world with endearing characters, fun music, and an enjoyable attitude.
You’ll spend most of your time exploring 3D environments like towns, forests, and more.
You’ll delve into multi-leveled dungeons, engaging in standard turn-based battles.
Along the way, you’ll meet new allies to add to your party, growing ever stronger in your quest.
#92. Tiger Woods PGA Tour
Relax on the greens and hope you hit the fairway in this great simulation that centers around legendary golf players.
Golfing can be a bit boring at times, but this PSP title shows that’s not always the case.
Besides exhibition and standard tournament matches, you can pick from a large list of challenges to complete.
These challenges focus around legendary golfers and matching (or overcoming) their feats.
You can also create your own golfer and your own swing, giving players a nice amount of customization.
#91. Metal Slug Anthology
Blast your way through sidescrolling levels full of wacky weapons, insane enemies, and tons of bloody action.
The Metal Slug series is well known as being one of the best and most difficult arcade franchises of all time.
This anthology collection brings seven different Metal Slug games right to your hands, and there have been no major changes to complain about.
Since you won’t have to be spending quarters every time you die, this is a great way to play through the franchise without breaking the bank.
Years after the games’ released, the Metal Slug franchise is still one of the best arcade action series available.
#90. Silent Hill: Origins
A trucker with a hidden past finds himself tangled in the horrifying town of Silent Hill when he goes searching for information about a young girl whom he saved from a devastating fire.
This is the fifth game in the Silent Hill series, and the story plays as a prequel to the original game.
Much like other games in the series, you’ll have to explore the creepy and foggy streets of Silent Hill to uncover the mysteries within.
During your stay in the town, you must solve puzzles, investigate clues, fend off horrifying monsters in combat, and survive.
The game features several grotesque but awesome looking bosses, and the linear path of the story makes it less confusing than other entries in the franchise.
#89. Mercury Meltdown
Roll liquid mercury Marble Madness style through a variety of fun laboratory themed stages.
Like the first game, Mercury, Mercury Meltdown has you tilting the chemical compound through numerous stage composed of ramps, slides, and other obstacles.
Your success in each stage is rated in a few ways, such as the amount of mercury that reaches the goal, time limit, and more.
Besides the solo campaign, there are also a few party modes to play.
These five different multiplayer modes can be enjoyed online, and are unlocked by collecting bonus stars in the main game.
#88. Gradius Collection
Incredible shoot ’em up action and nostalgia leak out of this awesome collection of Konami classics.
The Gradius series are horizontal shoot ’em up games that are renowned for their high difficulty and exciting displays of explosions.
In each game you control a space ship that can obtain upgraded weapons, clearing each level by blasting down foes in front of you.
This collection features six different Gradius titles, all in their original glory.
#87. NBA Live 06
Bring your A-game to the court in this NBA licensed basketball title that brings plenty of modes of play.
The NBA Live series is one of the longest running and most critically acclaimed basketball series of all time.
This version of the game features Miami Heat’s Dwayne Wade on the cover, and echoes that player’s versatility.
Multiple modes offer a good variety of gameplay.
You can enjoy a full season of basketball, play in the special Playoffs mode, run your own basketball dynasty, and more.
One of the coolest options is the All-Star Weekend mode, which contains a number of fun mini-games like the dunk contest.
#86. Shin Megami Tensei: Persona
After playing a fortune-telling game, a group of highschool students become entangled in the supernatural world.
The Persona series is highly stylized, and often tells great anime-inspired stories that feature a cool supernatural twist.
You control a group of highschool students, exploring their hometown and the various environments within it.
Combat plays out on a grid, and you move your characters and select their moves each turn.
The fun combat is tied into an addictive and awesome story that is hard to put down.
#85. Twisted Metal: Head-On
A man named Calypso has put on a tournament of automobile destruction, and the prize is whatever your heart desires.
This insane action driving game has you ripping and tearing through opponents in fun races.
There area a variety of modes, including story mode, split screen, challenge mode, and endurance mode.
There are a few minigames tucked away in various levels, as well as a fun extra mode called Sweet Tour.
Generally speaking, this game will have you smashing and shooting your way to victory in an all-out demolition derby.
#84. Midnight Club: LA Remix
Moving from the east coast to L.A., an unnamed man looks to take on the underground racing scene and become champion.
This game is all about racing stylish cars through the brightly lit streets of Los Angeles, all while trying to become the best racer in the city.
The game features over 40 different vehicles, including motorcycles.
You can explore the game’s open world and take on races at your leisure.
There are over ten different kinds of races to try out, and plenty of gameplay content to enjoy.
All in all, this is the longest of the Midnight Club games, giving you the most bang for your buck.
#83. The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky
Two teenagers take on odd jobs in their career as “bracers”, members of a specialty guild.
One of those jobs leads them on a bigger adventure than they ever could’ve dreamed of.
The is the first in a trilogy of games, that together form a larger piece of The Legends of Heroes storyline.
In it, you explore both fields and towns, completing quests to further your progression.
Fields are where you encounter enemies and engage in grid-based combat, gaining experience and power.
In towns, you can trade in your currency and resources for better items and pick up quests.
Overall, the game provides an addictive loop of RPG goodness that will surely please any fan of the genre.
#82. Crimson Gem Saga
Protagonist Killian is a recent academic graduate, and finds himself wrapped up in a search for an ancient artifact.
Although the story in Crimson Gem Saga is the main focus, combat is just as entertaining.
It plays out in a very expected RPG style; encountering random enemies and engaging in party-based combat.
One notable difference is the ability to ambush your enemies by attacking them first.
You can also combine different attacks to form special attacks that use multiple party members.
#81. Def Jam: Fight for NY: The Takeover
A young up-and-coming street fighter is taken under the wing of a more experienced trainer, who guides him on a path to becoming the most intimidating and talented street brawler in New York.
Although this is a port of the PlayStation 2 game of the same name, this PSP version contains extra dirty fighting moves, new stages, and over 60 characters.
You move your way up through the ranks of the underground fighting scene, engaging in battles with popular rappers and other opponents.
You can create your own character and build them from the ground up, as well.
An excellent soundtrack and awesome fighting mechanics make this one of the most unique and enjoyable fighting games on the system.
Guide your character through this surreal and minimalist setting, solving puzzles that will force you to think in unique ways.
echochrome is a game that is hard to describe, as it looks and plays like a surrealist painting.
You navigate stages that look like optical illusions, guiding your character along stairways and paths.
You can switch the directions of some of these paths, forming new structures.
As you experiment and tinker with the possibilities of each level, you’ll eventually find a path to success.
The highly unique nature of the gameplay makes it an unforgettable experience, and solving each puzzle is immensely satisfying.
#79. Killzone: Liberation
Following the events of the original Killzone games, a war still rages on.
You play as a soldier sent on a rescue operation, and must travel deep behind enemy lines to fight the sadistic Helghast.
Unlike the original Killzone games, Liberation plays from a top-down perspective instead of a first person shooting perspective.
Players run and gun through levels, using a variety of weapons and vehicles.
You can collect powerups that give you even better weapons, and can eventually upgrade these weapons to deliver more firepower than ever before.
Generally speaking, this a great action game full of fun weapons and exciting combat.
#78. Tomb Raider: Anniversary
British archaeologist Lara Croft goes on an adventure to find the last Scion of Atlantis, a priceless artifact of the missing civilization.
This is a remake of the original Tomb Raider game, with updated visuals and controls to match modern gaming expectations.
For the first time, you can now experience Lara’s original adventure on the go.
You’ll spend your time exploring dangerous tombs and caves, fighting off a variety of enemies with your dual pistols, and finding lost treasures.
If you’ve never played the original Tomb Raider, this is a great way to experience it fresh.
#77. Field Commander
You play as a new recruit in ATLAS, a military organization made up of multiple allied countries.
You must help to repel the Shadow Nation, a scummy criminal organization with their eyes set on global domination.
Field Commander can be played either solo or multiplayer, thanks to the extensive online options that are offered.
In the game, you command troops, vehicles, and more.
This is all done to create a strategic advantage on the battlefield, with the hope that you can overcome your opponent.
There’s a great mix between strategy and action, as you will have to keep an eye on multiple resource levels as well as properly managing your troops.
#76. SSX On Tour
Take to the slopes by snowboarding, skiing, and performing tricks to gain fans.
You do this all in an effort to be crowned king of the mountain, and become the best athlete around.
This portable version of SSX On Tour is a bit different from the console versions, but still provides plenty of snowboarding fun.
You can create your own character and take on multiple events and challenges to gain favor with your fans.
Racing is high speed with a focus on tricks and boosting, with courses featuring plenty of ramps and rails to grind on.
Triple backflips, insanely high jumps, and truly death-defying tricks are commonplace in this game, making it a non-stop thrill ride of carving snow.
#75. Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final Fantasy
Taking place in the twelfth eternal cycle of war between two gods, each god sends forth powerful fighters to battle in their honor.
This one-on-one fighting game borrows the lore, setting, and characters of the popular Final Fantasy RPG franchise.
Fighters can use standards attacks as well as “bravery” attacks, with a limit on the latter.
Besides multiplayer and standard fights, you can also take on an expansive single player mode.
In the single player mode, you create a party of five characters and traverse a 3D map learning about the story and engaging in fights.
#74. Final Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection
Enjoy three unique Final Fantasy IV experiences in this collection that will please the most rabid of fans.
If you’re a Final Fantasy IV fan, this collection has everything you would want.
The collection contains the original Final Fantasy IV, Final Fantasy IV: The New Years, and a new game called Final Fantasy IV: Interlude.
Each game features highly addictive turn-based combat with gripping fantasy stories.
As far as classic Final Fantasy games are concerned, Final Fantasy IV is one of the best, so it’s great to have all the variations in one complete package.
#73. Metal Gear Acid 2
When entering the United States illegally, Snake and his friends are detained by the FBI.
To clear their name, they must take on a dangerous mission.
Like the original game, Acid 2 centers around characters from the Metal Gear universe while cleverly using card-based gameplay mechanics.
There have been a few changes to the formula; namely the ability to sell extra cards and buy new ones with the funds.
There are well over 500 unique cards to obtain, and each one allows your character to perform different functions.
Part strategy and party military action, Metal Gear Acid 2 is an incredibly fun game that will have you thinking in new ways.
#72. Ys: The Oath in Felghana
A young hero and his friend Dogi travel to Dogi’s hometown, but upon arrival, they learn of evil happenings that are threatening the lives of the townspeople.
Instead of playing out from a top-down perspective like other Ys games, this entry in the series takes on the sidescrolling perspective.
You attack enemies, cast magic, equip new items, and grow in power as you progress.
There have also been some quality of life changes, such as health bonuses dropping from enemies instead of being purchased and used later.
Overall, this is a great remake of the third Ys game, made even better by its portable nature.
#71. SoulCalibur: Broken Destiny
Experience the exciting one-on-one fighting of the SoulCalibur series, now in the palm of your hand!
This PSP exclusive also features Kratos from the God of War series.
This version of SoulCalibur uses a lot of the systems and mechanics from Soul Calibur IV.
You can customize your own character, or choose from one of the 28 pre-existing characters.
After choosing a fighter, you can play in a variety of fun modes.
Quick Match earns you new titles to show off, Versus mode lets you battle friends, and fun side modes like The Gauntlet and Trials add some variety to the gameplay.
#70. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 07
The best golfing series is back, with more improvements and modes than ever before.
This version of Tiger Woods PGA Tour brings some balancing and game mechanic changes, but the real star of the show are the various modes of play.
Besides standard matches, you can engage in “real time events” that match real world tournaments, try your hand at the “skill zone” mini-game, or try any of the other awesome variations on standard golfing.
You can still enjoy a full season of golfing in the PGA Tour, which earns you stat boosts and makes your golfer more experienced over time.
#69. SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 2
An elite team of Navy SEALS journey to the fictional country of Adjikistan, where civil unrest has risen to a dangerous level.
The SOCOM series are all about tactical gunplay, thinking before you shoot, and formulating a plan.
This game allows you to do that across its 14 mission main story campaign, and it feels awesome.
The fictional setting allows for various environments and climates, which are featured prominently in the story.
Additionally, the story is non-linear, meaning you can take on the missions in whatever order you see fit.
#68. Rock Band Unplugged
Experience the rise to stardom as you make your own band and travel the world playing rock and roll.
This portable version of Rock Band brings all of the plastic-instrument goodness of the home console versions to your PSP.
Like the standard games, you create your own band and play through a campaign mode, unlocking new songs to play piecemeal.
Unlike the standard game, you have to play all of the song’s parts by yourself.
You’ll switch between guitar, drums, bass, and vocals, making sure each part is played perfectly.
This gameplay mechanic completely changes how you play the game, and in my opinion, make the experience far more engaging and enjoyable.
If you’ve ever imagined yourself as a music producer or a popular DJ, than this fun music application is perfect for you.
This music-centered experience is less of a game and more of a practical application.
There are three modes: live session, song crafter, and studio session.
Each mode allows you to create your own beats and even make your own songs, using the game’s various samples and pre-existing tunes.
While it’s not as robust as a fully fledged music creation tool, Beaterator provides enough versatility and existing sounds that will make any musician jump for joy.
#66. Gurumin: A Monstrous Adventure
A young girl goes on a trip to visit her grandparents, and while exploring the town, stumbles upon a portal to a village of monsters.
This game is all about fun action set against a fairytale-like setting.
The main character uses a legendary drill to demolish phantoms that are attacking the relatively peaceful Monster Village.
You can upgrade your drill and purchase new headwear to become more effective in battle.
The game also offers multiple difficulty levels, which makes replaying the game just as fun as the first time.
#65. Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth
A warrior maiden valkyrie awakens from her long slumber, summoned to fight besides Odin and prevent the destruction of Asgard.
This lengthy RPG plays out across multiple chapters, each with their own unique environment, dungeons, and quests to complete.
You explore the world of Midgard from a 3D perspective, which plays out like a platforming game.
When you encounter enemies, the gameplay shifts to a more traditional RPG style.
The story sees you traveling far across the lands of Midgard to recruit other soldiers to fight with you in the war to come.
#64. Worms: Open Warfare 2
Control a team of cute worms with extraordinary ridiculous weapons as you try to destroy the opposing team.
This portable version of the popular Worms series allows you play both singleplayer and multiplayer, giving you the full Worms experience in the palm of your hand.
There are multiple modes for solo play, including a mode with 20 different challenges.
You can also engage in multiplayer battles locally, providing an entertaining and wacky experience for you and your friends.
The highlight of the game are the awesome weapons, like the “holy hand grenade”, heat seeking missiles, and more.
#63. Street Fighter Alpha 3 MAX
Battle with 38 different characters in the most inclusive and content-filled version of Street Fighter Alpha 3.
This port of the arcade fighting game has more content than any of the other home console ports, making it the best version outside of arcades.
You can play as 38 different playable characters, including some special characters only found in the GBA version.
It also features the exclusive “Reverse Battle Dramatic” mode found on the Sega Saturn version.
All in all, this is one of the best Street Fighter games ever made, and the PSP version of it is the best thing to own beside an expensive arcade cabinet.
#62. Lunar: Silver Star Harmony
On the a small planet known as Lunar, a young boy embarks on an epic adventure.
This is the third enhanced remake of the classic RPG, Lunar: The Silver Star.
The game is full of high fantasy settings and characters, such as mystical dragons and benevolent gods.
You explore the massive world of Lunar and its surrounding planets, engaging in classic turn-based battles.
The main draw of the game is its wonderful story, rich lore, and interesting use of technology.
#61. Ys Seven
The two main characters, Dogi and Aldo find themselves locked up in prison while trying to seek new adventure.
Luckily, the king of the town has an important mission for them to complete.
This game follows the formula of previous Ys titles with some important changes.
There have been some drastic changes made to combat, specifically what kind of weapons different character can equip.
Elemental damage has also been changed, with the new system prioritizing a character’s type over the effectiveness of the damage.
Additionally, players can now parry enemy attacks to avoid damage.
Overall, this is another great fantasy story with exciting combat, and a solid entry into a titan franchise.
#60. Lumines II
Stack colored blocks to the beat in this trippy and psychedelic puzzle game.
Like the original game, Lumines II has you stacking colored blocks while a line moves across the playing field, erasing blocks that are of the same color.
You do this in a variety of modes, all backed by fun and upbeat music.
The sequel introduces three new modes, all with a focus on customization.
Mission Mode presents you with unique challenges to complete, Skin Edit Mode lets you create your own visual style, and Sequencer mode lets you make your own music using the game’s pre-existing tunes.
#59. Dissidia: Final Fantasy
Two gods send forth fighters to battle in their name in the thirteenth iteration of their eternal war.
Although it might seem like a simple fighting game on the surface, this Final Fantasy spin-off contains plenty of options and gameplay mechanics to produce a more complex experience.
You move around a trap-filled world, engaging in fights with other characters.
Using the rewards from these fights, you can level up your characters and purchase new skills and equipment.
Although Final Fantasy is mostly popular in Japan, this game was made to primarily please gamers in Western countries.
#58. The Warriors
Set in the 1970’s, a New York gang must travel across the dangerous city after being accused of a murder they did not commit.
This game is inspired by the film of the same name, and sees you controlling a gang known as The Warriors.
After a murder is pinned on them, every gang in the city wants them dead.
It’s up to you to safely guide them back to their home by fighting, running, and outsmarting your enemies.
The game features a plethora of missions with unique objectives, an interesting story, and bloody beat ’em up action.
#57. MotorStorm Arctic Edge
Put the pedal to the metal and race through extremely harsh winter conditions, avoiding avalanches and other racers.
This is the third entry in the MotorStorm franchise, and like the other games, centers around crazy racing in harsh conditions.
There are over a hundred events to play in the game’s “festival” mode, as well as other modes like Freeplay and Time Attack.
You can race in a wide variety of vehicle types, such as snowmobiles and ATVs.
You can even snap pictures of your best racing moments, thanks to the PSP exclusive photo mode.
#56. Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007
This award winning soccer franchise is made even better by a new modes and better editing options.
This fantastic sports title has some great modes to choose from, all of which highlight the extremely realistic and satisfying soccer simulation.
The game features dozens of licensed teams from around the world, and sees them battling it out on the pitch for victory.
Like past Winning Eleven games, you can edit certain aspects of the game to better suit your needs and preferences.
#55. Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles
This remake of the Castlevania game Rondo of Blood features an awesome amount of unlockables, including other full Castlevania games.
The main focus of this experience is the 2.5D remake of Rondo of Blood, a highly underrated Castlevania title.
In it, you navigate tough platforming sections while fighting against horrifying beasts and monsters.
More impressive however, is the quality of the unlockable content.
Not only is there a Boss Rush mode for Rondo of Blood, but the entirety of Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is also playable.
There’s also bonus mini-games and playable characters, making this a must-own for Castlevania fans.
#54. Z.H.P. Unlosing Ranger vs Darkdeath Evilman
A silent protagonist becomes the Unlosing Ranger and must defeat the Darkdeath Evilman after the previous Unlosing Ranger dies.
Although the title might seem confusing, it’s pretty straightforward.
The game centers around navigating randomly generated dungeons, killing enemies and gaining loot.
Like the roguelike genre, your progress within each dungeon is reset upon failure, but you gain overall boosts in power.
Each chapter ends with a turn-based battle against Darkdeath Evilman, where your raw strength is tested.
The addictive nature of the gameplay loop makes it great for repeated plays, even if the story leaves a bit to be desired.
#53. SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo
Engage in highly realistic military action through the eyes of an expertly trained Navy SEAL.
This tactical shooter prioritizes strategy and precision over high fire rates and explosions.
There are fourteen different missions to complete, located all over the world.
Commanding your squad and moving with silence, you’ll have to complete a variety of objectives in tense modern warfare.
The game also features compatibility with the PlayStation 2 game, SOCOM 3, which was revolutionary technology at the time of release.
#52. Mega Man Maverick Hunter X
Relive the magic of the Super Nintendo classic Mega Man X, now with brand new visuals and features.
This excellent PSP exclusive is a remake of Mega Man X, with a complete visual overhaul.
The game’s graphics are now completely 3D, with extra anime cutscenes added to the story.
The same addictive and masterful gameplay is still present, and you’ll still enjoy hunting through the game’s multiple unique bosses.
This version also has an unlockable mode that allows you to play as the villain Vile, which is a surprisingly fun treat.
#51. WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw 2006
This fantastic wrestling game honed in on the realism while still providing an insane amount of modes and wrestlers.
This might as well be one of the best wrestling games to ever grace the PSP, as it contains more modes than even the PS2 version.
When you’re not trying to obtain the WWE Championship or compete in one of the dozens of different arenas, you can also enjoy 3 PSP exclusive mini-games.
You can also manage your own team of wrestlers in the new General Manager mode, as well as create belts and wrestlers in the game’s various “Create-A” modes.
Generally speaking, this game has so much content that it’ll be hard to find something you don’t like.
#50. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII
This game takes place seven years before the game Final Fantasy VII.
The story follows the powerful soldier Zack Fair, who must find his friend Angeal during a terrible war.
Step into the shoes of a powerful sci-fi soldier in this awesome expansion on the Final Fantasy VII universe!
The game features fun action gameplay, allowing you to use special moves and awesome attacks.
During your rescue mission, you can choose to pick up other side quests for even more fun.
There’s even a “New Game +” option to make repeat playthroughs more rewarding.
#49. Gitaroo Man Lives!
This wacky rhythm game is all about a young boy named U-1.
After meeting a talking dog, he discovers that he is actually a legendary hero!
If you love rocking guitar and fun rhythm games, then this is the game for you.
In the game, you face off against opponents in intense song battles.
You’ll trace lines, press buttons to the beat, and have a great time.
There are also multiplayer modes to play with your friends, as well as a “master” difficult mode for true guitar masters.
#48. Sid Meier’s Pirates!
A young hero’s family is captured by an evil nobleman, and after ten years, the hero decides to set out and rescue them.
This game is broken up into a good amount of smaller mini-games.
They all focus on some sort of pirate themed activity, like sword fights and dancing.
You can also sail around the Caribbean Sea on the prowl for new things to do.
In Side Meier’s Pirates!, its up to you to set your path own path as a new pirate.
Play baseball exactly how you want to, complete with fully licensed teams from the Major League Baseball organization.
This baseball simulation is impressive thanks to its awesome graphics, easy to learn controls, and fun amount of modes.
There are a good amount of customization options, and most of the modes from the PS2 cousin series MLB: The Show appear here.
You can dig deep into Franchise Mode, hop into the World Series, and even play full seasons of baseball.
It’s a great sports title for fans of rounding the bases.
Play as mental patient Danny Roman, who undertakes a new procedure to help him collect his “lost marbles”.
In this game, you navigate difficult platforming levels while moving around the playfield.
You can switch between a 2D and 3D perspective at any time.
This allows you to reach new areas, as well as affect the level in new ways.
The wacky stages and creepy enemies make this a platformer you won’t forget.
#45. Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee
Enjoy a round at the links with this fun and lighthearted take on the sport of golf.
This fun golf game contains three modes of play.
You can follow the single player story, unlocking new characters, clubs, and courses.
You can also practice your swing in training mode.
Finally, you can play online with other friends in tournament and quick matches.
Overall, this golf game has a bunch of unlockables and some cool customization to keep you interested.
#44. Tekken 6
This fun fighting game continues the complex and in-depth story that started with the original Tekken game.
Family issues, long standing rivalries, and epic bosses await in this brutal fighter.
This is a port of the massively popular game Tekken 6.
As a handheld version of a mainly console game, this port does an excellent job delivering the goods.
You can engage in exciting 3D bouts with the biggest roster of characters ever in the Tekken franchise.
There are multiple modes of play, including a long single player mode, multiplayer options, as well as practice mode and individual challenges.
#43. Monster Hunter Freedom Unite
This sequel in the Monster Hunter Freedom franchise offers more missions, weapons, and difficulty levels than ever before.
Hunt giant monsters to your hearts content!
Like other Monster Hunter games, this title focuses on controlling a character who tracks and hunts giant mythical monsters.
This sequel also adds a feline companion character who will help you during your journey.
There is a bigger variety of weapons, exciting new quests, and bigger and badder monsters than ever before!
#42. Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep
This entry in the long running Kingdom Hearts franchise tells the story of three young people and their adventure through fantastical Disney inspired lands.
In this game, there are three separate stories to experience, with each one tied to a unique characters.
Regardless of the story you pick, you’ll be fighting enemies and leveling up in fun world based on Disney movies.
Using your trusty “keyblade” and some fun magic attacks, you’ll work your way through a complex story that deals with friendship, betrayal, and a whole bunch of Disney characters.
#41. X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse
The X-Men are tasked with a rescue mission, and must set out to find their kidnapped leader, Professor X.
In this superhero action/role-playing game, you complete a series of missions while blasting your foes with extraordinary powers.
As you complete levels and defeat enemies, you’ll grow in power.
This allows you unlock new moves, chain other moves together into combos, and much more.
All your favorite X-Men characters make an appearance, so whether you’re a fan of Wolverine or Cyclops, this game has you covered.
#40. OutRun 2006: Coast 2 Coast
Race through the streets in style in this reimagining of a classic arcade racer.
This entry in the Outrun franchise is a complete remake of the original Outrun game.
It also contains some fun bonuses, as well as extra modes to keep things interesting.
You can play an updated version of Outrun 2 SP, which contains levels from the second Outrun title.
Additionally, you can check out the “coast to coast” modes.
Here, you can play solo races and challenges, or check out the game’s multiplayer options.
Overall, Outrun is a fantastic racing game that took arcades by storm (back when arcades were popular, that is).
#39. Space Invaders Extreme
Enjoy the classic arcade experience of Space Invaders with a healthy dose of color and extra features.
The main concept of Space Invaders is quite simple; you control a ship at the bottom of the screen and shoot enemies that appear at the top.
However, Space Invaders Extreme amps that up a notch by adding crazy colorful visuals and multiple ways to play.
You can enjoy the classic playstyle in Arcade Mode, or take on the main mode.
In the main solo mode, players can choose different levels as the game offers multiple branching paths.
If you want to practice a specific stage, you can do that in Stage Mode.
This is an excellent and joyous action game with deep ties in the arcade scene, and it’s a must-play if you’re a PSP owner.
#38. Resistance: Retribution
In a futuristic war, a young soldier must end his brother’s life to stop his suffering.
This leads to a tale of revenge and anger, all directed at a group of terrifying enemies.
This game is part of the Resistance universe, which is a series of games released on the PlayStation 3 console.
In it, you fight through bloody war against the Chimera, an alien race that wants you dead at any cost.
This game features an exciting single player campaign as well as multiple modes for competitive multiplayer.
When you’re not slaughtering enemies in the solo mode, you can also fight your friends in Team Deathmatch, Capture the Flag, and more.
#37. Tony Hawk’s Underground 2 Remix
This game is a port of the fantastic skateboarding game, Tony Hawk’s Underground 2.
The game follows you, a young and upcoming skateboard prodigy with his eyes on success.
Few games are as fun as the Tony Hawk’s skateboarding games, and this entry in the series is no slacker.
There’s a full length story mode that follows your character from his hometown all the way to major skateboarding competitions.
This PSP version also contains a “classic mode”, which lets you play through new and old levels with a classic timer and goal set up.
It’s a perfect game for quick gaming sessions, and one of the best extreme sports games of all time.
#36. Mega Man Powered Up
A robot named Mega Man must shut down the rest of his creator’s inventions: robots that have gone loose and started attacking nearby cities.
This is a remake of the original Mega Man game that released on the Nintendo Entertainment System.
Instead of pixelated graphics, the visuals are polygonal, and have a cute and bubbly aspect to them.
For the most part, the gameplay remains the same as the original game.
You’ll face off against other robot masters after completing their unique stages, grabbing their weapons and moving on.
Eventually, you’ll have to take down the evil Dr. Wily and save the day!
#35. Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee 2
This golfing simulator eases up on the realism and doubles down on fun and eccentric characters.
Like the first Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee, this game features a bunch of fun golf courses to play on.
You can play through courses solo, unlocking new golfers and cosmetic items.
There’s more stuff to unlock than ever before, ensuring that you’ll always have something to work towards.
Before it was shut down, there was even a 16 player online option!
If you like golfing but aren’t looking for a super hard challenge, then this game should land right on the green for you.
#34. MLB 06: The Show
Aim for the fences in this licensed baseball simulator that features all your favorite athletes and teams!
If you want to control real baseball players on your PSP, then MLB: The Show is your only option.
This version has tons of fun modes to play, and will surely impress any baseball junkie.
The biggest mode is “The Show”, where you take a rookie player from the minor leagues to the world series.
You can also experience full seasons of baseball, run your own franchise, and much more!
#33. Wipeout Pulse
In the year 2207, adrenaline junkies compete in insanely high speed races on dangerous courses.
In this sci-fi future, you climb the ranks and become the best racer there is.
In this fast paced racing game, you’ll reach break neck speeds while trying to reach the finish line.
You can collect a variety of fun weapons to shoot at opponents, and even protect yourself from damage with a shield.
There’s a lengthy single player campaign that offers a bunch of fun challenges to complete.
You can also unlock new cosmetic items to spruce up your ride, or even take screenshots using the game’s photo mode.
#32. Syphon Filter: Logan’s Shadow
A special agent with a score to settle takes on a dangerous job; tracking down a terrorist and saving the world.
This third person stealth game is similar to franchises like Splinter Cell, and has you sneaking and killing enemies without being seen.
The story is a bit more political than other games, but if you like complex narratives, then this is perfect for you.
In order to survive, you’ll have to properly use cover and be as stealthy as possible.
This game is highly realistic; meaning one mistake could mean a failed mission.
It’s tough, but it’s tons of fun, and great for any fan of espionage and spy movies.
#31. Disgaea 2: Dark Hero Days
In a world full of people turned into demons, only one boy remains human.
In order to save his friends and family, he sets out to defeat the creature responsible for the curse.
This fun JRPG features tons of missions, an interesting isometric perspective, and tons of variety.
During the story, you’ll have to complete randomly generated maps before moving onto the next area.
You can take on side missions to become more powerful, as well as earn items and new gear to become more powerful.
This is a perfect game for fans of the dark and evil, and who like a bit of strategy in their combat.
#30. Valkyria Chronicles II
This sequel continues the story from the original Valkyria Chronicles, but focuses on a military academy and the soldiers within it.
When the soldiers uncover a terrible plot, only they can stop it and save thousands of lives.
This game is great for fans of tactical action and strategy.
There are tons of gameplay systems to keep track of, meaning you have tons of options for how you want to play.
You mainly command a group of soldiers, giving them orders and moving them around the battlefield.
Different units have special properties, and you’ll have to manage your troops well.
There’s also a deep and interesting story to follow, which is great for fans of war stories.
#29. Half-Minute Hero
Enjoy several completely unique gameplay experiences all with one twist; you’re fighting the clock!
This game is more like a collection of games than anything else, but each experience follows an overall story.
There are a total of six modes to play from, and each one offers a different experience.
In “Hero 30 Mode”, you play an RPG with a strict time limit of 30 seconds.
“Evil Lord 30 Mode” is completely different, and plays like a real-time-strategy game.
There is also “Princess 30 Mode”, which feels like an old school arcade shoot ’em up game.
Finally there is “Knight 30 Mode”, which is all-out action.
The other two modes are versions of the first two modes, but with different time limits.
Overall, this game offers a ton of variety in bite-sized pieces.
#28. Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords
In this mix between an RPG and a puzzle game, you’ll embark on a fun fantasy adventure.
Rescue princesses, slay dragons, and save towns for destruction!
In this game, you move across a map taking on opponents at each stop.
You fight enemies by competing in a fun competitive puzzle game, where you match gems of the same color.
Your character can use abilities if they have collected enough gems, which damage the enemy.
With each opponent slain, you grow more powerful.
You can compete against friends in multiplayer battles if you get tired of the single player experience, as well.
#27. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories
Return to the fictional city of Vice City, set in the crazy time of the 1980’s.
Here, the wide world of crime is at your disposal.
This is a great handheld version of the Grand Theft Auto series, as it gives you all the mayhem of the console games on your portable device.
This entry takes place in the 80’s, and sees your character completing missions for numerous gangs and mob bosses.
For the first time ever in Grand Theft Auto, you can now build your own empire by taking over locations and building up criminal businesses.
There are tons of cars to drive, weapons to shoot, and missions to complete.
If you love Grand Theft Auto, you shouldn’t miss this great portable spin-off.
On a peaceful planet, the LocoRoco enjoy their days and look after nature.
When an evil tribe appears on the planet and threatens their home, the LocoRoco must get rid of them.
This fun game is easy to learn and incredibly addictive.
In it, you control a group of gelatin-like creatures named the LocoRoco.
You can eat berries to grow in size, or split larger LocoRocos into smaller groups.
Using your abilities, you travel through dozens of stages trying to reach the end goal.
The game is well known for its bright and cheery attitude, as well as its fun and upbeat soundtrack.
This game is guaranteed to put a smile on your face.
#25. Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters
Our favorite Lombax and pet robot are back, and this time in an all new adventure specifically designed for the PSP!
If you love crazy weapons, exciting action, and lovable characters, then this third person action game is for you!
Like the PlayStation 2 games, Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters has you blasting foes on planets around the galaxy.
Using your trusty giant robot spaceship, you’ll zoom around the galaxy completing missions on a variety of planets.
There’s even a challenge mode for players looking for a higher difficulty level.
#24. Patapon 2
Following the story of the original game, a tribe of small creatures called Patapon end up shipwrecked on an island.
There, they encounter an evil tribe that has taken over their homeland.
Playing Patapon 2 feels a lot like leading an army procession.
You control a group of the small creatures known as Patapons, and you direct their movement by banging a drum.
Using the face buttons, you bang the drum and order the Patapon to move, defend, attack, and more.
In between levels, you can even recruit new Patapon to your ranks, as well as participate in fun minigames.
#23. Virtua Tennis: World Tour
Do you love tennis? Well, look no further than this fantastic tennis simulation.
Lob, slice, and smash your way to victory in a variety of modes.
This excellent golf game features five different modes as well as a multiplayer option.
The main mode is “World Tour”, where you create a male and female tennis player and try to become the world champion.
You an also enjoy quick matches, exhibition matches, full tournaments, and more.
There are even fun tennis-themed minigames that are perfect for bite-sized enjoyment.
A tribe of cartoon characters named Patapon try to regain their land from their enemies, the Zigoton Empire.
Using your godly powers and almighty drum beats, you control the Patapon on their journey.
Patapon is a great game with a wonderful art style, beautiful colors, and catchy music.
In your position as a god, you control the Patapon by banging your drums.
This orders them to attack, defend, and various other commands.
Using this power, you march the Patapon through a variety of levels.
Defeating enemies and reaching the end point gets you that much closer to reclaiming your homeland from the evil Zigoton Empire.
#21. Jeanne d’Arc
In a sci-fi take on history, France and England are engaged in a brutal battle with demons.
After hearing a voice from the gods, a young village girl takes up arms and joins the fight.
In Jeanne d’Arc, you travel around a slightly fictional version of France, tracking down enemies and completing quests.
You control a party of characters, and engage in turn-based battles when opposition pops up.
When you’re not fighting, you’re free to explore towns and other locations.
You’ll find new loot, gear, and other magical items to use.
The sidekick of the Jak and Daxter series finally gets his own game, and this time he’s the center of attention!
Enjoy his wacky antics on an adventure for the ages.
This fun and exciting platformer feature everyone’s favorite rascal sidekick, Daxter.
This time, he’s found a new job as a bug exterminator.
This gives him access to fun weapons like electric fly swatters, flamethrowers, and more.
You’ll explore the game’s multiple levels, fighting enemies and jumping over obstacles.
There are even five mini-games based on popular movies, which see Daxter in the lead role.
If you’re looking for some laughs to go with your action-platforming, then Daxter will do well.
#19. LocoRoco 2
This sequel takes everything that made the original LocoRoco so cute and enjoyable and makes it even better.
More colors, more cheerful music, and even better stages await.
Although the gameplay in LocoRoco 2 remains mostly unchanged from the original, a slew of new features have been added to spice things up.
In addition to merging and separating your gelatinous Locorocos, you can now explore even further with your new abilities.
Locoroco can now swim, squeeze through tight spaces, and unlock even cooler abilities.
There are also new colors of Locoroco to play with, as well as another awesome soundtrack.
#18. Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops
Set six years after Metal Gear Solid 3, our hero Snake must fight off his old combat detail FOX, as they have gone rogue.
Unlike the other Metal Gear games for PSP, this entry in the franchise plays similarly to the PlayStation 1 and PlayStation 2 games.
Instead of using turn-based combat, players stealthy explore facilities and bases, killing enemies and completing objectives.
Instead of just Snake taking on the mission, you are given a squad of four agents, whom you must direct around the battle.
#17. Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror
Series protagonist Gabe must use his stealth abilities to fix international problems once again.
When an Alaskan military complex is taken over by a paramilitary group, it’s his job to eradicate them.
Like the other Syphon Filter games, this entry focuses on stealth combat and third person action.
You control Gabe, a specialized field agent, as he completes missions across a variety of locations.
The game is also open world, which is a switch up for the otherwise linear series.
If you think you have what it takes, grab a rifle and a scope, and enter the world of Syphon Filter.
#16. God of War: Ghost of Sparta
Taking place after the original God of War game, our anti-hero Kratos has now overtaken Ares position as God of War.
Haunted by memories of his mortal life, he heads out towards Atlantis to seek answers.
If you played the main PlayStation 2 games, then the gameplay in Ghost of Sparta will feel perfect.
Like the console games, Ghost of Sparta has you defeating large waves of enemies as you explore mythological and historical areas.
From the city of Atlantis to the Domain of Death, this violent and riveting action game is an absolute blast to play.
#15. Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories
Experience a brand new tale in Liberty City, the setting for Grand Theft Auto III.
You’ll encounter brand new gangs, talk to familiar characters, and commit a whole lot of crime too.
Like Grand Theft Auto III, Liberty City Stories offers the wide open streets of Liberty City as your own personal playground.
When you’re not completing missions for gangsters or rising up the ranks of the criminal underground, you can cause all sorts of mayhem.
You can blow up tanks with rocket launchers, race through the streets in sports cars, and more.
In Liberty City Stories, you’re free to let your inner maniac loose.
#14. PixelJunk Monsters Deluxe
Defend your tower in this fun title that delivers arcade action and addictive strategy.
The PixelJunk franchise is well known for its wide variety of games, and Monsters Deluxe is another excellent addition.
In this game, you defend a base by building defensive towers.
These towers have different attributes, like the ability to fire different weaponry.
Using your strategic skill and quick reflexes, you’ll defend your tower against waves of marching enemies.
There are tons of levels to play, plenty of customization options, and the game is simple to pick up and play.
In this cuddly and cute platforming game, the limit is your imagination.
It’s easy to play and endlessly enjoyable, and it started a franchise that is still successful to this day.
In LittleBigPlanet, you control the adorable mascot Sackboy.
Sackboy can grab and hold onto objects and jump around the stage, but that’s about it.
This results in some simple and addictive platforming action.
There are dozens of levels and minigames to experience, and you can even create your own level!
Once you’re done, you can upload these levels online and share them with your friends.
There’s truly an endless amount of content in LittleBigPlanet, thanks to amazing number of user-generated levels.
#12. Burnout Legends
If burning rubber, high speed crashes, and incredibly cool cars sound fun to you, then this is your game.
Push the pedal to the metal but try not to flood your engine as you take on the most intense street races on the PSP.
This fantastic racing game is jam packed with nine different modes of play.
It’s perfect for those who like variety with their high-speed racing.
You can enter the World Tour mode, face off against legendary cars, race against the clock, and more!
There are even specality modes like Pursuit, where you play as a police car trying to take down racers.
This series is also well known for its memorable crash scenes, which highlight the insanity of the destruction.
#11. Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness
This lengthy and complex RPG invites you into a magical world full of intrigue, mystery, and chaos.
Along with your party of companions, you set out on a journey that will take you to faraway lands.
This tactical RPG is actually a port of the PlayStation 2 game, but features more modes and extra content than the console version!
There’s an additional story mode that focuses on a brand new character.
You can also face off against brand new bosses and enemies.
Players can now select between two different dialogue languages, or disable dialogue completely.
Overall, this is the best way to experience Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness, and it’s completely on the go!
#10. Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions
Set in the fantasy world of Ivalice, players control a mercenary named Ramza.
He joins a revolution and hops into a brutal civil war, where demonic evils threaten existence.
This highly acclaimed tactical RPG is absolutely perfect for fans of strategy and the Final Fantasy franchise.
The gameplay is a bit different from other games in the genre, representing something like a game of chess.
You move different units on a grid-based board, gaining attack advantages based on your placement.
As you progress, you unlock new abilities and units, and become better at the game.
It’s a highly satisfying gameplay style that feels classic and new at the same time.
#9. Wipeout Pure
All of the exciting futuristic racing of the Wipeout series is now available in the palm of your hand.
Destroy your opponents with advanced weaponry, and race on death-defying courses that will leave your hands sweaty.
This game delivers incredibly high speeds, crazy technological weapons, and insanely fun races.
As the sixth game in the Wipeout series, the formula is pretty established.
You choose from one of eight teams, and use the corresponding racing ship to win races.
Each ship is a bit different in how it handles, so you’ll want to find the one that feels the best for you.
You can blast opposing racers with an assortment of fun weapons, and you’ll have an amazing time doing so.
#8. Tekken: Dark Resurrection
This enhanced port of Tekken 5 adds new characters, beefs up the arcade mode offerings, and generally lets you kick butt in style.
This popular console and arcade fighting game finally makes it way to the PSP, and it brings quite a few extras along the way.
There are a handful of modes to choose from, and although most of them are similar to Tekken 5‘s modes, there’s always something extra to check out.
You can choose from the large roster of characters and take on story mode, or explore three new characters’ stories.
The classic “arcade” mode also has twelve additional rankings to earn, and it keeps track of your fight stats.
There are also tons of customization options for custom characters, as well as a huge amount of stages to battle on.
#7. Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together
In the land of Valeria, three different groups fight for control of the land.
Civil unrest leads to full out war, and as a fresh recruit, it’s up to you to turn the tides of battle.
This remake of the classic Super Famicom tactical RPG is even better on the PSP, thanks to the improved graphics and better controls.
Like other games in the genre, you create a team of heroes and slowly level them up as you engage in combat.
You move across a grid-based level, fighting foes and gaining experience.
The game is steeped in rich lore and an exciting war story, ensuring that you never get bored during the lengthy experience.
#6. Ridge Racer
This prolific lap-based drifting and racing series makes its appearance on the PSP, and contains a treasure trove of fun Ridge Racer content from across the franchise’s history.
As a launch title for the PSP, Ridge Racer knocked it out of the park.
There are plenty of modes to play, including the World Tour, Single Race, Online Races, and more.
The game contains a laundry list of vehicles, tracks, and songs from the entire Ridge Racer series.
If you’re a fan of this franchise, this is an excellent game to pick up and play.
Pick your favorite car and favorite track, and drift your way into sweet bliss with this gorgeous racing game.
#5. Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker
This entry in the Metal Gear Solid series was completely created by the main series creator, Hideo Kojima.
He once again shows his mastery of action-adventure, espionage storytelling, and gripping characters.
Peace Walker sees the return of protagonist Solid Snake, and follows him during his time in Costa Rica in the 1970’s.
The game is split into two main modes; Missions and Motherbase.
Missions play out like familiar Metal Gear Solid levels.
You’ll sneak around facilities and bases, eliminating guards and completing objectives.
Motherbase mode is more of a management mode, where the player collects resources and helps build a fortified base.
Between the excellent story, incredible action, and impressive amount of content, this is easily one of the best Metal Gear Solid games ever made.
Match colored blocks before the line crosses the playing field in this addictive yet relaxing puzzle game.
Part of what makes Lumines so great is its addictive simplicity and wonderful soundtrack.
The game is incredibly relaxing to play, as the puzzle gameplay is more about thoughtful placement than anything else.
You rotate and align different colored blocks, attempting to create large clusters of the same color.
These clusters gain you points when the “time line” passes over the screen.
As you progress, the colors change and the music becomes more entrancing.
Although it’s a pretty simplistic experience, it’s one of the best and most addictive puzzle games since Tetris.
#3. Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
In this excellent portable Grand Theft Auto game, you work your way through the gritty drug-ridden streets of Liberty City.
As you complete various criminal activities, you find yourself becoming more and more involved in the criminal world.
Out of the three Grand Theft Auto games on PSP, this is by far the best one.
Unlike the other games in the series, Chinatown Wars adopts the classic “top-down” view from the original Grand Theft Auto titles.
This makes the experience feel a bit more arcade-like, and is a fun change of pace.
The game heavily deals with drug dealing, murder, and a wide assortment of crimes, making it a game that’s purely for adults only.
However, if you’re of the appropriate age, you’ll have an amazing time exploring the streets of Grand Theft Auto IV‘s Liberty City, dealing drugs and stealing cars.
#2. Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable
Relive a classic PlayStation 2 RPG with brand new characters, and a whole new battle system.
The Persona series is one of the most popular JRPG’s of all time, regardless of the system it appears on.
This port of the PlayStation 2 game, Persona 3, does a great job replicating the original experience while still adding new content.
For the first time ever, you can play as a female protagonist!
The battle system has also been changed quite a bit, and draws inspiration from the updated battle system in Persona 4.
The game’s story is dark and brooding, and tells an interesting tale of deception, betrayal, and inner demons.
It’s a great game for RPG lovers, and a must own for your PSP library.
#1. God of War: Chains of Olympus
This entry in the God of War series takes place before the original game, and sees our vengeful main character Kratos working for the Gods of Olympus.
When the Sun falls from the sky and the underworld threatens to overtake reality, Kratos must set out to put the world back in balance.
Plainly put, God of War is one of the best action series of all time.
The gameplay focuses on violent combat against tons of awesome enemies, where you try to build your combo as high as possible.
You’ll often run into huge and intimidating bosses, plucked right out of ancient Greek mythology.
The world around Kratos is always incredibly interesting, and his personal story of vengeance is gripping and emotional.
The gameplay is amazing, the story is interesting, the graphics and controls are well done, and the sound design is flawless.
With such few complaints, it’s easy to see why God of War: Chains of Olympus is the best PSP game ever made.
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