PSP games - not just dull PS2 ports

Posted on Wednesday, May 03 2006 @ 22:56 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Fed up playing the same old PS2 games on the go? Splinter Cell, Metal Gear, Ridge Racer getting you down? We investigate a couple of bizzarre portable gems for the PSP that will keep you entertained - if you can work out what on earth is going on.

"The word ‘Beito’ derives from the German ‘Arbeit’, and it’s used by Japanese as a term for the McJobs that young people do. In the game, you work for the temp agency from hell, which employs a variety of monsters for receptionists – giant fiery slime man, big blue devil, weird fish eyething – and these freaks present you, to a backing track of the screams of the damned, a choice of jobs. Each job earns you cash, which you can then spend on the ‘Gaca Gacha’ machines. These are vending machines that sell capsule toys, and basically give you either junk to fill up your life or new jobs."

Read on over at Bit Tech.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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