The new PSP titles keep rolling in with Konami's announcement that they have shipped Coded Arms to retail. The third PSP game from Konami, Coded Arms is also Konami's first entry into the first-person shooter genre. The game features wireless multiplayer game modes and a regenerating mapping system which promises to extend the game's replay value.
"Coded Arms is the first FPS from Konami and the first FPS for the PSP," said Wilson Cheng, product manager at Konami Digital Entertainment – America. "Through its state-of-the-art visuals, wireless multiplayer gameplay, customizable controls and other original features, Coded Arms will be a stand-out game for the PSP."
Coded Arms takes place in an abandoned virtual reality system inside a giant computer network. The VR system was originally created as a combat training simulator in the event of an alien invasion. However, during this program's development, a major flaw was discovered and the project was scrapped. Though abandoned, the program kept evolving within the computer network and eventually turned into a vast and brutal VR world populated with virtual alien invaders, dangerous computer bugs, the VR system's own security bots and huge boss enemies.
Players take the role of a computer hacker who infiltrates the abandoned virtual reality system. More than 30 different weapons will be available including sniper rifles, machine guns, grenades, pulse rifles and more. Coded Arms will also utilize the PSP's wireless capabilities for multiplayer action for up to four players. Multiplayer modes include Deathmatch, Keep the Mark, and Last Man Standing. Gamers can bring over their items they collect from the single player mode and use them in the multiplayer mode to defeat other players.
We will have a review of the game shortly, so be sure to check back to see how it fares.