Phantasy star portable

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  1. Ace Convoy

    Ace Convoy Well-Known Member

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    I got the PSP Demo last month on PSN it rocks


    anyone with a PSP I recommend the free download.

    You must have the latest PSP update to access PSN

    As well as a PSN account

    I'll post pics later
     
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    Too late, I already own the game. Not for everyone, of course, but I love it.
     
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    it does not.

    I practically lived on PSO for the dreamcast, and this is just a pale imitation. don't even get me started on the Phantasy Star Universe screenshots they try and pass off as cinemas.
     
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    I agree but totally disagree. I lived on PSO for a LONG time as well, and online that game was a blast. Can't tell you how many times we went through that campaign over and over again,

    But I really bought this more for the one player game, and even though the cinematics suck balls, I'm enjoying the dungeon romp. I won't be 100% happy until we get a full on PS single player RPG, but for the moment, this is a cool way to remember old PSO wherever I go. Oh and the dual wielding kicks more ass in this game.
     
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    I loved PSO for the Dreamcast. Were any of the subsequent Phantasy Stars any good?
     
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    I know I didn't pay Universe as much. But it had a bigger world, that's for certain and more variety in those worlds. I didn't like the pacing as much. This PSP version is based off that game, but in single player, I don't mind it so much. I also love the PS music, even in these new games, it still maintains that techie Phantasy star feel.
     
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    Are you waiting for Phantasy Star 0 in that case? It looks amazing.
     
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    I looked that up, there are some pics on the new Game Informer. It looks like more of the same, but I'll probably get it anyway, since I got this one.

    I wonder why Sega is just avoiding the concept of a good PS single player traditional role playing game.
     
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    It's allegedly just PSO on the DS with some tweaks and stuff, I am rigid with anticipation.
     
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    yup. looking forward to it very much.
     
  11. deathsheadx

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    i play Phantasy star universe on the pc.

    it's got a lot of problems.

    the economy is bad, players hike prices to ridiculous amounts, finding and gaining rares is a damn chore, and god help you if the rare is a board, you have to go around a nd grind through missions over and over just to collect the materials with the hope that your partner machinery will produce the item in question

    in fact i just let my subscription run out because unless it's an event period, it's damn hard to find a group of players to form a party unless you're at white beast, doubly hard due to being in europe and on at a different time to the US.

    to make it worse sega were damn slack with their updates we just got winter carnival a year after the jp players.

    damn do i miss PSO

    i had both dreamcast versions, the pc version, and the gamecube version
     
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    I LOVED the GC version. We had a HUGE TV and we would play 4-player split screen. Great times.
     
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    PSO was the reason I kept my Gamecube :( 

    I even bought the fucking broadband adapter, you have no idea how hard that was to get hold of :lol 
     
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    you telling me! i spent months browsing ebay, EB, and amazon to try and get one! think the day i actually found and purchased that thing was the first time i broke down and cried over a video game
     
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    well i have spent some real time with it now and i can say that its ok, even better than ok. its no PSO, and i dont think ill ever play it again after the DS game comes out, but it will hold me over till then. yet another good game for my PSP. making that 4 or 5 games?
     
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    More than 5, which is a lot more than the 2 DS games I have (I cook in real life, not in a video game)

    So I read up on the DS game and it's pretty much the same thing, so why is it so special? Is it the online aspect? The graphics look a bit forced to be honest, but if it plays well, I don't care. I just don't see it as being very different.
     
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    This post makes no sense to me at all. Especially if, as you have said, you love PSO.

    PSU is garbage of the highest order and the DS one appears to fix this.
     
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    Yeah, but I stated above that I was still planning on buying it. I'm just asking what the bigger deal is about it. I mean PSU didn't do it for me from the multiplayer standpoint, but as a single-player Dungeon Romp, it really did more than PSO because it had a story. So I read the description of PS 0 in the new Game Informer and it sounds like more of the same. So my statement wasn't regarding me not buying it, rather just wanting to know if there was something I didn't know about 0, because it seems like the same type of game with the same play mechanics. Honestly, when playing PS on the PSP, it feels exactly like PSO. I didn't play enough PSU to make a comparison online, but I don't plan on going online with the DS.
     
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    They fixed online. :p 
     
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    So can we voice chat on it, if we have the DSI? That would be a big plus for me.
     

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