June 22, 2007 - Stop reading this, grab your PSP and start charging the battery -- this summer is going to be insane. Don't believe us? Check out this list -- 26 games that are going to feed on your bank account, fill your PSP and slowly cut off all of your interaction with friends, family and coworkers. We can't wait!
Alien Syndrome Developer: Totally Games Publisher: SEGA Release Date: July 31, 2007 Genre: Action RPG
What to Expect: An updated action RPG twist to the classic arcade shooter. Alien Syndrome will cast players as the Earth Command Trooper Aileen Harding as she fights her way through forty separate levels comprised of more than one hundred alien creatures. With dozens of weapons and armor, five separate character classes and multiple difficulty levels, gamers should expect more than sixty hours of play as they blast slithering, crawling and clawing monsters into bits. If things get too difficult, three other friends can jump in and give you a hand in the four player ad hoc co-op mode.
Dead Head Fred Developer: Vicious Cycle Publisher: D3 Publisher Release Date: August 21, 2007 Genre: Action
What to Expect: Ready for an uplifting, reality-based title? Well, keep looking. Dead Head Fred puts you in the shoes of Fred Neuman, a PI brought back to life in a science experiment. A third-person action game set in the 1940s, Dead Head Fred puts Neuman out to best his enemies, steal their heads and put the heads on his neck stump on the fly. Switching the nine heads in battle will provide players with special tactics and puzzle-solving skills. Vengeance will be yours!
What to Expect: Dungeons & Dragons Tactics looks to offer a comprehensive role-playing experience. Fans of the property can expect a true D&D experience, from the rules to the story and characters. It also doesn't hurt that it looks downright pretty. The game offers a string of impressive locales, not to mention advanced lighting technology. The latter makes everything from the flicker of a torch to the blast of a magic spell look fantastic. Of course, combat is a huge part of the experience, and it looks like Tactics won't disappoint. Players will take their band of warriors and throw down with all sorts of creatures.
Final Fantasy Developer: Square Enix Publisher: Square Enix Release Date: June 26, 2007 Genre: RPG
What to Expect: Twenty years later, and Final Fantasy still holds up as one of the best RPGs. Four Warriors of Light and their trusty crystals have been summoned to banish the darkness threatening their land. The original turn-based action, unique skills and the familiar dungeons are all packed on this UMD along with a 16:9 presentation, on-the-fly Japanese/English switch and enhanced visuals for the sprites and environments. Dust off your memory banks -- you're about to go back into the quest.