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PSP & PS Vita Games & Reviews

Here's the place to find previews of upcoming PSP and PS Vita games, reviews of current PlayStation Portable titles, notes on homebrew gaming and more.
  1. PSP Games A - Z (322)
  2. PS Vita Games A - Z (65)
  3. Game Reviews (88)
  4. Series Guides and Top Picks (21)
  5. PSP / PS Vita Games for Kids (21)
  6. Screenshots (129)
  7. Flash Games (2)
  8. Readers' Choice Games (9)

What Kind of Games Can I Download for the PSP?
What are the different kinds of games you can download for the PSP?

What Kind of Games Can I Download for the PS Vita?
There are several different kinds of games available for downloading to the PS Vita.

PS Vita Welcome Park Information & Review
Welcome Park is a set of mini-games designed to familiarize you with the PS Vita's controls. It comes pre-installed.

'MotorStorm RC' DLC Info
There's quite a list of downloadable content for MotorStorm RC on the PSN, some of it arranged in bundles. We sort it out for you.

'Welcome Park' Games and Trophies
Playing Welcome Park gives you the chance for some easy (and some not-so-easy) trophies on your PS VIta. Here are the included mini-games and the trophies you can get.

Trophies on the PS Vita
Earn, save, sync, view, share, and compare your PS Vita and PS3 tropies.

North American PS Vita Launch Games and Accessories
With 25 day-one games and more in development, the PS Vita will have a fantastic launch line-up.

PS Vita Announcement Games List
When Sony announced the PS Vita (codenamed NGP), they also listed some games and franchises that might be available around the new device's launch, and others have been announced since.

PS Vita Launch Games for Japan
The official list of launch games for the PS Vita in Japan has 26 games on it. Plus, there are some useful accessories on the way, too.

In-Development PS Vita Games for Japan
The official list of games-in-development for the PS Vita in Japan is pretty darn long.

PSP Minis
What we know so far about PSP Minis downloadable games.

Users Answer - What Game Series Do You Want to See on PSP (or PS Vita)?
Some pretty big game series have important chapters as PSP-exclusives, but there are others that could join in. Which ones would you like to see on PSP or PS Vita?

Xperia Play Launch Games
Some of the games available at launch for the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play aka PSP Phone have been revealed.

Play PSP Games on Your TV
Since the introduction of the PSP-2000 model, PSP gamers have had the option of playing their games on a bigger screen using the PSP's video out jack.

Do Digitally Distributed Games Cost Too Much?
Sony is moving towards digital distribution, and aims for downloadable games to cost the same as games on physical media. Is this fair, or are consumers getting ripped off?

Are PSP Downloadable Games Priced Fairly?
Sony wants to have games released on both UMD and as downloads priced the same for both versions. Arguments can be made that downloadable games should be priced lower than UMDs. What do you think?

Where Can I Find a PSP Games Download?
It's all very fine to go out and buy games on disc, but what if you can't get to the store? As long as you have an internet connection, you can find a PSP games download. Here are some places to look.

Where Can I Get Free PSP Demos?
Here is a list of places to find free PSP game demos.

Game Advisory Panels from Around the World
Explaining the differences between the American, European, and Japanese game advisory boards.

Game Emulators for PSP
PSP homebrewers have made emulators for just about every game system out there. Play NES roms on your PSP? Absolutely! GBA? That too. Here are 10 of the coolest emulators to try on your PlayStation Portable

More Game Emulators for PSP
Now you can even play Intellivision games on your PSP. Here are 10 more coolest emulators to try on your PlayStation Portable.

PSP Minis Games Published in 2010
A surprising amount of PSP Minis games were published in 2010, and here they are.

PSP Games Published in 2010
Some really great games came out for PSP in 2010. Can you remember what they were?

Falcom RPG joins NGP Launch Titles
News about NGP's launch titles.

Hot Holiday PSP Games 2010
It's probably no surprise that more than half of the big games this year are sequels. Being a sequel to a hit game pretty much guarantees good hype, after all. Interestingly, though, slightly less than half of this year's hot titles are nostalgia games.

Best PSP Action or Action-Adventure Game of 2010
The finalists in the About PSP Readers' Choice Awards for the Best PSP Action or Action-Adventure Game of 2010 category.

Oldies but Goodies for PSP

There are some games that are just good, even years after they have been released. These five games are some of my personal favorites.

Best PSP Minis Game of 2010
The finalists in the About PSP Readers' Choice Awards for the Best PSP Minis Game of 2010 category.

Best PSP Puzzle or Casual Game of 2010
The finalists in the About PSP Readers' Choice Awards for the Best PSP Puzzle or Casual Game of 2010 category.

Best PSP Role-Playing Game of 2010
The finalists in the About PSP Readers' Choice Awards for the Best PSP Role-Playing Game (RPG) of 2010 category.

How to Choose PSP Games for Kids 10 and Under
Learn about PSP games for kids, and how to choose PSP games for kids 10 and under.

Top 5 Kid-Friendly Role-Playing Games on PSP
RPGs are about heroism and are often quite long, giving you good value for the money and making many of them a good choice for kids.

10 Big PSP Games for 2010
While we don't know everything that will come out for the PSP in 2010, here are my top 10 picks for some of the biggest 2010 PSP games.

Best PSP Sports or Racing Game of 2010
The finalists in the About PSP Readers' Choice Awards for the Best PSP Sports or Racing Game of 2010 category.

Top Puzzle Games for PSP
Here's a list of my favorites of the PSP puzzle games I've actually played. I'll be updating the list as I discover good games to add.

PSP Games with Voice Chat
A list of PSP games that use the microphone for voice chat.

Best PSP Game of the Year 2010
The finalists in the About PSP Readers' Choice Awards for the Best PSP Game of the Year 2010 category.

Best PSP Game Ever
The finalists in the About PSP Readers' Choice Awards for the Best PSP Game Ever category.

Big Game Series With PSP-Exclusive Titles
Sometimes it seems like the big consoles have the advantage with blockbuster game series, but here are five franchises that not only have PS3 games, but exclusive PSP chapters, too.

6 Great PS Minis Games
Though I haven't played every PS Minis game, here are six I really liked.

5 Great Multiplayer PSP Games for Kids
A list of five great multiplayer and online games for kids on PSP.

A Guide to Ratchet & Clank on PSP
A guide to all the Ratchet and Clank games, showing where the PSP games fit in.

A Guide to Jak and Daxter on PSP
The Jak and Daxter series is a much-loved franchise with a couple of very good PSP titles.

Top Role-Playing Games for PSP
Here are ten of the best RPGs available for PSP.

Enjoying PSP Games with your Kids
Here's how parents can enjoy PSP games with their children, even if they wouldn't call themselves gamers.

How to Set Healthy Limits on PSP Gaming
An article addressing ways to keep your child's PSP gaming habits healthy.

Crush
A review of the game Crush for PSP, especially written with younger players in mind.

Dead Head Fred Hands-On Preview
Dead Head Fred is a head-swapping action game from D3 Publisher. We give it a hands-on preview here.

Ace Armstrong vs the Alien Scumbags! Review
Ace Armstrong vs the Alien Scumbags! a retro-cartoon styled side-scrolling shooter.

All PSP Games
If you want to know pretty much every game released in North America for the PSP, check out PlayStation.com's list.

Jikandia: The Timeless Land Hands-On Preview
Jikandia: The Timeless Land is a retro-style dungeon-crawling RPG with platforming elements and a clever time-limit feature.

Unofficial PSP Demo Center
All the downloadable demos available for the PSP can be found here.

'Loco Roco' Review
A review of the game LocoRoco on PSP, especially geared for younger players.

'Lord of Arcana' Review (PSP)
Lord of Arcana is an RPG from Square Enix that's somewhat Final Fantasy like, but also attempts to be a little different from that series.

Lunar: Silver Star Harmony Review
Lunar: Silver Star Harmony is a remake of the original Sega CD game for PSP, with added content and re-worked graphics.

'Harvest Moon: Back to Nature' Review
A review of the PSOne Classic, Harvest Moon: Back to Nature on PSP.

'Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep' Review (PSP)
Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep is a prequel to the full-size PlayStation games and a PSP-exclusive, but it's just as rich a game as its grown-up siblings.

Jikandia: The Timeless Land Review
Jikandia: The Timeless Land is a retro-look RPG for the PlayStation Portable that uses a nifty feature where you can set your own time limit for completing dungeons.

Pinball Heroes: Uncharted Review
Pinball Heroes is a PSP game for PlayStation Portable, downloadable from the PlayStation Network. The Uncharted table for Pinball Heroes combines graphics and sounds from PS3 hit uncharted with PSP pinball action.

Patapon 3 Review
Patapon 3 is the third game in this beloved series, and adds new levelling mechanics and more multiplayer options.

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories Review
Silent Hill: Shattered Memories is a re-imaging of the original PS1 game for PSP, and one of the best PSP games so far.

Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together Review
Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together is a remake--or perhaps re-tooling--of the Super Famicom/PSOne game from the mid-1990s, updated for the PSP. I review it here.

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