4. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII, Square-Enix - PSP

What we said: At the end of the day, as a FFVII fan it's almost impossible to resist Crisis Core. The familiar soundtrack, environments and fleshing out of back story will delight the game's fanatical army of followers. More importantly, however, is that Crisis Core's overall quality makes it a must buy for all PSP owners, whether you're into your materia or not. Us Brits have once again been forced to wait for a Square Enix RPG, but it's been worth it. Crisis Core is not only a must buy for FF fans, but a must buy for RPG fans.

3. God of War: Chains of Olympus, Sony - PSP

What we said: God of War: Chains of Olympus is at its core a remarkably simple game, but it's presented so well and plays so smoothly that the end result is a must-own PSP title. It'll make you question the visuals of every other PSP game you play and have you longing for more. If you've been after a reason to pick up the PSP this is it. It's only March and the handheld game of the year has probably already arrived.

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looks cool
Posted 17:30 on 08 February 2009
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"no way man, where's mirrors edge, where's resistance 2?"
First one not exclusive, latter is on page 2. Read the articale before you post? :P (also, game being too long? you try to finish them in one sitting or something? nothing wrong with having a smackload of content(unless the game is boring, and then the game has bigger issues than it's lenght))

Cute trick on the title, I came here thinking "10 good ps3 exclusives, this i gotta see" and half of them were psp titles. Still, the title did say "playstation" without the three.
Then again, x360 list had lips and 2 multiplatforms, so apparently most of the great games are multiplatforms, which ofc is great for gamers :)
Posted 17:27 on 13 January 2009
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usualsuspect this is a EXCLUSIVE LIST Mirrors Edge is a multi-platform game and MGS4 is the best game EVEA! BTW wheres Disgaea or Yakuza 2 :(
Posted 04:59 on 04 January 2009
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oh yeh i agree with the other guy naruto uns is a sick game why isn't that on hear? You guys are rubbish at ratting stuff! LOLLLLL just kidin ur allright, just not very good.
Posted 02:41 on 30 December 2008
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no way man, where's mirrors edge, where's resistance 2? MGS4 shouldn't even be on that list! It's way too long, i mean has anyone ever complted it? I thinck mirrors edge or crisis core should be # 1!
Posted 02:37 on 30 December 2008
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i agree MGS4 is the best by far!
Posted 20:26 on 28 December 2008
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I agree with the picks especially with MGS4 at the top, my favourite game of all time!
Posted 10:56 on 28 December 2008
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I agree with all the picks, but it's a shame you didn't mention Persona 4.
Posted 03:18 on 28 December 2008
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I would've put Eden instead of Monsters. Monsters is good, but I just prefer Eden so much more. But to each his own, and we all know reviews/top 10 lists/game of the year hullabaloo is all about opinion anyway.
Posted 01:25 on 28 December 2008
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Because they have yet to play VC, and Persona 4 as well, that's why they're not on the list.
Posted 01:15 on 28 December 2008
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Where are Valkyria Chronicles, Naruto UNS or GT 5 Prologue?
They are all better than PJ Monsters or Ratchet QoB.
Especially Valkyria Chronicles, it's one of the most underrated games this year.
Posted 16:48 on 27 December 2008

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