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New Rainbow Islands Hurdy Gurdy Bouken, A Remake

From Marvellous Interactive, Taito's Rainbow Islands is getting a new 3D remake on the PSP. Spanning seven islands and one central last island, players must make their way through three different layers on each island onto the inner Moving Plate. As a weapon, players make use of a rainbow instrument and a resonator to create Rainbow...


PSP Firmware v3.01 to Patch Vulnerability

Not long after the latest major v3.00 FW release yesterday, Sony has released a new updated version that fixes a vulnerability. There is also a problem that affects the Jean D'arc SRPG released today as players may experience long UMD loading times and not being able to resume the game. Updating to this latest version will fix the...


PSP Firmware v3.00 Available with PS1 Emulator and other Features

Also, you can now download PS1 games to play on your PSP with this new firmware update available today. PSP owners must link up their handheld console with the PS3 with a USB cable before they can download games via the Games Archives in the online Playstation Store. Early titles available so far are: Resident Evil Director's Cut...


New PSP Packs Available - “Play! Game Pack” and “Enjoy! AV Pack”

Available from November 22nd and coming in at 3500 Yen each, those who missed out on the goodies by buying a PSP Base Pack can now make up for it with the following two bundles from Sony. "Play! Game Pack" contains a 32MB memory stick, pouch, strap and cleaning cloth. "Enjoy! AV Pack" contains the earphones with in-line remote, USB cable...


Tales of the World, Special PSP Pack to Be Released!

The package contents will be similar to a PSP value pack except of course, the PSP will be a different colour; Metallic Blue this time. Selling for 28,000 Yen on December 21st when ToW is released, the pack contains a 32MB memory stick, a pouch, strap and cloth that features ToW illustrations. And we can't forget the box. Don't forget for...


Minna no Chizu 2, A GPS for your PSP

If you don't already have one for your car then maybe you'll consider getting one for your PSP so that you'll never get lost on those long drives. The difference between this and a normal GPS device however is that even if you're in an area where you can't receive GPS signals, the software will make use of Sony's "Place Engine" system to...


Disgaea Portable, Extra Stage, Soundtracks and Clear File Folders

The PSP version of the popular SRPG that goes on sale towards the end of the month, November 30th will contain an extra stage. Featuring the protagonists Adell and Rozalin as boss characters, it tells of a different story where you challenge the Dark Assembly room's approval. Also new in the PSP version is a records room where you can...


Jeanne D’arc, A World Split in Two

Long long ago, a Demon King was planning to take over the human world with his army. Humans fought fiercely and the battle was known as the "Death God Battle". In the end, 5 human heroes created a bracelet that sealed the Demon King and victory was achieved by the humans... Time flows by and now it's the 15th century. Within the battle...


Riviera: The Promised Land, PSP Version Extras

I don't think I need to describe or translate the details since there's already a Wonderswan and English GBA version of this game. Extra content you get in this PSP iteration of the game is over 50 new illustrations and events, higher quality graphics and full voice acting. Those who order the game also get a "Riviera Designer's Work...