Although the PSP is on its way out and Sony appears ready to usher in its successor, Ready at Dawn wants everyone to know that the original handheld was a mighty powerful little unit.

They essentially proved that with God of War: Chains of Olympus , but it seems they've taken yet another step with the new portable Kratos adventure, Ghost of Sparta . According to Examiner.com , Ready at Dawn designer Mike Deneen said the team used the PSP to its "highest potential." There's a wide variety of top-notch games on the PSP but God of War is always a cut above. Said Deneen:

"We really wanted to show people HOW POWERFUL the PSP can be if fully utilized, and every inch of that UMD is oozing with the highest quality content that comes directly from harnessing all the power of the system."

You know, given what that team can do, you should all be damn thankful they came back to the PSP. After Chains of Olympus , Ready at Dawn said they wanted to move on and do something else, and the idea of another portable GoW wasn't on their minds. But eventually, they did decide on a follow-up and I think we'll all be very grateful for that reconsideration come November.  You're gonna want it.

Related Game(s): God of War: Ghost of Sparta

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Scarecrow
Scarecrow
11 years ago

These guys should do Heavenly Sword 2. Will be getting this.

By the way, the psp has no games *stares at jrpg library."

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
11 years ago

Wow, that's a great idea Scarecrow. I'd love to see them take a shot at the HS series.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
11 years ago

Wouldn't it be awesome sauce if they cranked out HS2 and sold about 5 million copies? That would stick in Ninja Theory's craw.

Kiryu
Kiryu
11 years ago

It's a shame u haven't played Yakuza for psp.It is the game for the psp.But you can wait for the english release if they ever make one!


Last edited by Kiryu on 10/8/2010 10:39:41 AM

nilos95
nilos95
11 years ago

Kiryu, it is not exactly RPG, but i agree a yakuza is a yakuza. btw have you played the jap version? IF yes, is the story and gameplay worth giving this the name yakuza?

sticklife
sticklife
11 years ago

I am very glad they did do another one. Did anyone else see the ign interview with them? it seemed kinda rude, "when are you guys going to stop just using other people IPs?". It was like they thought ready at dawn had to. I really hope they make a ps3 game next. With all the talent there they should be able to bring us something very cool.

NoSmokingBandit
NoSmokingBandit
11 years ago

That IGN interview was tough to read. They were being dicks with half of the questions and didnt even try to hide it.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
11 years ago

They hate anyone who likes Playstation hardware.

Temjin001
Temjin001
11 years ago

The game demo was awesome–just downright awesome. I will be playing this one for sure.

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
11 years ago

Austria! Well, then. G'day mate! Let's put another shrimp on the barbie!

Lawless SXE
Lawless SXE
11 years ago

Vertigo,
It's Australia. And we call them prawns, not shrimps just so you know.

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
11 years ago

Lawless we're cool so I'll be nice.

It's a quote from the movie Dumb and Dumber (1994).

Lawless SXE
Lawless SXE
11 years ago

Oh… yeah, I haven't seen that movie in about ten years. >.> The whole shrimps on a barbie thing is still ridiculous though.

BikerSaint
BikerSaint
11 years ago

Cool beans!
"GOW to the max, "Max it out baby!"


Last edited by BikerSaint on 10/7/2010 9:52:37 PM

vicious54
vicious54
11 years ago

haha, reminded me of that movie Hot Rod. Cool Beans!

Alienange
Alienange
11 years ago

Lofty words indeed. Thankfully they have a proven record already so this one is looking mighty good. I might just sign up for that Sony credit card and get myself a hundred off a new PSP after all.

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
11 years ago

Don't ruin your credit, just get a used one off Ebay for $60.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
11 years ago

That's where I got mine, but it wasn't as cheap as 60.

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
11 years ago

What model number is it? There's a 1000 selling right now for $56.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
11 years ago

3001. I might get an old one sometime to mod it for nintendo emulation though.


Last edited by WorldEndsWithMe on 10/7/2010 11:31:25 PM

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
11 years ago

I strongly suggest doing that. Walking around with hundreds of 8/16 bit classics is a wonderful thing.

Jawknee
Jawknee
11 years ago

Do you know how to mod it LV? if so you should tell me. 😉 This is a great idea. I'll still have a use for my 1000 after i get my 3001.

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
11 years ago

It's rather time consuming but once you do it you're home free and you can load games on it at will.

Just type something like "How to Mod a PSP 1000" in google/yahoo and you'll find plenty of sites telling you how. For mine I used a great guide on the Afterdawn forums but the poster has since taken down his guides, bla.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
11 years ago

LV is correct, afterdawn is your friend.

Jawknee
Jawknee
11 years ago

Nice, thanks dudes.

LittleBigMidget
LittleBigMidget
11 years ago

In Ready At Dawn I Trust.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
11 years ago

I played the demo and it is definitely up there with GOWII. Just ordered Chains of Olympus too.

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
11 years ago

I'm giddy in your new found interest in the PSP. The only thing that pisses me off is you're getting all these great games for dirt cheap thanks to your patience.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
11 years ago

haha, I know, they cost me nothing. As it happens I will have some newfound travel and down time so I thought why not take the plunge?

Qubex
Qubex
11 years ago

I am so close in taking the plunge on a second hand PSP 1006K model… for a US$130. May be worth it, but remember, as soon as PSP2 is announced the prices should tumble, right?

Anyway, thinking about it.

Q!

"play.experience.enjoy"

AcHiLLiA
AcHiLLiA
11 years ago

yah, definitely they should drop the price.

Jawknee
Jawknee
11 years ago

Nuooo! the demo had a a bit of tearing. Didn't know that was possible on the PSP. I bet they fix it for release. Can;t wait. I just read too that specially marked boxes of this game will come with a beta code for a skin of Kratos brother for use in God of War III. The concept art for the skin looked cool.

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
11 years ago

You see that on Joystiq?

Lawless SXE
Lawless SXE
11 years ago

I don't like that Kratos' brother is named for Deimos, the god of hope. But, the piece of artwork for him did look seven shades of kick-azz.
Peace.

Jawknee
Jawknee
11 years ago

Saw it at IGN.

THEGODSLAYER
THEGODSLAYER
11 years ago

the new trailer is insane, i needa buy another psp.(keep selling them)

Lawless SXE
Lawless SXE
11 years ago

As I've said before, Ghost of Sparta will rock all sorts. Hearing this news makes me think that perhaps a God of War title will be the last hurrah for the PSP as it was with the PS2. Of course, there's still a bundle of games coming out for it in the future, but the successor can't be far away. Who's ever heard of a portable with a shelf life of more than six years?

Either way, I have to get this alongside Peace Walker when I see copies.
Peace.

Kai200X
Kai200X
11 years ago

I already pre-ordered this baby when it available and if the news of PSP2 is true, I'm not surprise Ready at Dawn will probably work on more God of War titles for the PSP2 in the future.

___________
___________
11 years ago

isent that what they said about GOW CoO?
cant trust this PR bull sh*t!!!!!!!

gumbi
gumbi
11 years ago

Man oh man. My PSP's been getting more gaming attention than my PS3 lately and they're giving me more God of War, bring it on! They really did a great job with CoO, anxious to see what they'll do with this one.

maxpontiac
maxpontiac
11 years ago

Watched the trailer for this game, and looked amazing.

DjEezzy
DjEezzy
11 years ago

Psp is pretty awesome. PeaceWalker is absolutely amazing for a portable game. Patapon is awesome too. I haven't played CoO but it's only like $19 on the network. Have a pspgo… Ghosts of Sparta looks awesome as well. Maybe i should get the demo.
I hope they make more awesome games in the future.

Jawknee
Jawknee
11 years ago

I just watched a new trailer for this game. It looks fracking awesome! Too bad its not on the PS3.

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