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Mana Khemia: Student Alliance Takes Extra Credit PSN Download Class

By Spencer . June 25, 2009 . 11:16am

Loading times ruined Mana Khemia: Student Alliance for me. Even with the jumpstart feature the game chugged along. Perhaps, Mana Khemia would work better if it was saved on a memory stick.

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The Biggest Problem With Mana Khemia: Student Alliance Is…

By Spencer . March 16, 2009 . 12:02pm

Mana Khemia: Alchemist of Al Revis exists.   I played the PSP version and it’s a minimally expanded port of last year’s PlayStation 2 game. The key new feature is wireless multiplayer battles which I haven’t tried since I have to track down someone who purchased the PSP version to give wireless battles a go. […]

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Optional Data Install Popping Up For More PSP Games

By Spencer . January 29, 2009 . 11:06am

Someday digital downloads could replace UMDs. Not quite yet, though! Most PSP owners still get their games on physical media which means load times.   A few publishers are tackling the problem with the help of larger Memory Sticks on the market. Their trick is a partial data install similar to what a handful PlayStation […]

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Mana Khemia: Student Alliance Studying Until Spring

By Spencer . January 21, 2009 . 2:00am

The warning signs were right. Mana Khemia: Student Alliance won’t be in stores this January. NIS America is rescheduling Mana Khemia: Student Alliance for the spring. Between now and mid February extra time will be spent on improving the quality of the final game. Hopefully, this means NIS America will clean up the loading times […]

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Mana Khemia: Student Alliance Likely To Be Tardy

By Spencer . January 12, 2009 . 10:28am

When NIS America announced Mana Khemia: Student Alliance it was on target for January 2009. We’re a third through January and haven’t heard anything about Mana Khemia: Student Alliance. What happened? I believe the game has been quietly delayed.   Three retailers switched Mana Khemia: Student Alliance’s release date from January to different dates in […]

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Mana Khemia Schools The PSP In January

By Spencer . November 13, 2008 . 4:46pm

Mana Khemia’s academic quest missions made it feel like a handheld game. You can play Mana Khemia in small bites rather than marathon-like chunks. Someone at Gust must have had the same thought since they ported Mana Khemia to the PSP.   Mana Khemia: Student Alliance has a meager selection of new features such as […]