If you're looking for old-school RPGs, you had best own a PSP.
Sony's portable has plenty of traditional role-playing games, many of which are JRPGs that have loyal followings. Take the Persona series, for example; it's basically a spin-off of the critically acclaimed Shin Megami Tensei franchise.
Atlus has finally confirmed that Persona 2: Innocent Sin will enter North American stores on September 20. If you pre-order it from GameStop or Amazon, you'll get a free 10-track CD featuring original, remixed and arranged songs from composer Shoji Meguro. He also worked on Persona 3 and Persona 4 , as well as the recently released Catherine .
You know, games like this are starting to disappear. They may hang on for a while longer in the handheld and digital worlds but big-budget traditional JRPGs seem to be fizzling out. Therefore, if you still have a taste for this dying gameplay, make sure to take advantage while you still can!
Related Game(s): Persona 2: Innocent Sin