Developed by Pyramid and produced by Japan Studios, Patapon has had a very warm reception from critics. Available for the PSP only, this game does not fit neatly into a single genre. It is a rythm, RTS, God-game set in a 2D world. Emmanuel Brown had a chance to play the game and shares his thoughts on the experience.
In that respect, there really isn't anything like this on the market at present, and it comes from a team well-versed in designing specifically for the Sony handheld. This is the type of game that really makes the PSP hardware sing (in both a literal and figurative sense), and with the repetitive nature of the design also becoming its most positive aspect, there really is little to dampen the enthusiasm as a whole. It's a title that you'll either love, or it'll completely pass you by on a certain level; but for those of you that manage to match your sensibilities to the beat ingrained into the UMD, it'll represent one of the finest moments in recent gaming history.
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05 March 2008 | By Graymur