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  • Summary: This game is the ultimate 2D fighting game on the go! BlazBlue features all of the console modes—Arcade, Versus, Score Attack, Training, and Story…in addition to the all-new Shop and Legion modes, where you control your own party of fighters in an attempt to conquer the world of BlazBlue. [Aksys Games] Collapse
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  1. Positive: 13 out of 14
  2. Negative: 0 out of 14
  1. Jan 11, 2011
    Shocking audiovisual section at service of one of the best games of the genre.
  2. It actually works on the handheld in a way no other 2D fighting game has before. [June 2010, p.117]
  3. 85
    Truly a remarkable title that fans of the original will appreciate. If you like fighting games and have already experienced Arc's latest this version is certainly not going to deliver a brand new experience; in fact it may frustrate you due to technical limitations. However, if you love fighting games and don't mind playing them on a portable console with cramped controls you will be hard pressed to find a better experience out there.
  4. BlazBlue Portable has made the transition from the PS3 to the PlayStation Portable exceedingly well, replicating every fun and addictive element from the console version and adding to it with new content. Visually, the game delivers, with a perfected art-design, along with the phenomenal sound effects. BlazBlue Portable delivers in every element imaginable, and can be enjoyed anywhere on the go.
  5. Dec 22, 2010
    Undoubtedly generous, Blazblue Calamity Trigger Portable is gracefully ported to the PSP, with numerous modes of gameplay, its rich and deep combat system, excellent production values, and divine soundtrack. If you love the genre, it an excellent title for the PSP, despite its d-pad that can render the initial fights a little tricky, and the lower resolution of the sprites compared to the HD versions.
  6. We struggle to see how this handheld version of Arc's brilliant new fighter could be much better without an arcade stick peripheral. Which would be stupid. [Aug 2010, p.123]
  7. 67
    Despite the controls, BlazBlue Portable is a game that you'll probably find immediately appealing. It's easy to pick up and start firing off combos and flashy special moves, but for hardcore fighting game fans, only a handful of characters are viable on a competitive level.

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  1. ultragamer
    Mar 26, 2010
    If you are a fan of BlazeBlue and you own a PSP this game is a must buy. The only things missing is HD graphics, online play, and a PS3 controller (ohh yeah & the enemy record/replay in training mode is missing or i just couldnt find it). Well the PS3 controller would not be very portable. I was disappointed with the lack off online play.The games does however have ad-hoc. Its basically the same as BlazeBlue with the addition of legion mode where you battle enemy groups add to your army and continue untill the game board is completely conquered.You get to battle against groups of the cast with unlimited ( outrageously over powered ) characters as the generals. BlazeBlue Portable is one of the best fighters i have played on the psp. Expand