Sony Pushing PSP With LittleBigPlanet And Petz

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Things are looking up for the PSP after a list of game announcements came out from Destination PlayStation. Sony will scale down key first party PlayStation 3 franchises to make MotorStorm: Arctic Edge and LittleBigPlanet for PSP. Both games are scheduled for release this fall.

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Third party developers Disney Interactive and Ubisoft will help SCEA tackle their goal of marketing the PSP to teen and tween girl gamers by releasing a Hannah Montana dancing/rhythm action game and the Petz series respectively. You may not be jumping out your chair for Petz, but a broader appeal could lead to more publisher support and eventually more PSP games. Other Western developed games include Rock Band: Unplugged, Assassin’s Creed, and the usual line up of EA Sports stuff. Rock Band: Unplugged will get its own store too ushering in a surge in downloadable content which starts this week with the Idolm@ster SP.


The extra PSP support will keep the PlayStation 2 chugging along too. SCEA will also publish MotorStorm: Arctic Edge for the PS2 this fall which means the last PlayStation 2 game is far into the horizon of 2010.

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