Super Stardust Portable is still an exemplary Western shooter, but for fans of the PlayStation 3 original, there is little here to inspire repeat purchase, the convenience of portability offset by the hardware's other limitations.
If you're a hardcore Super Stardust HD player, Super Stardust Portable will feel totally alien to you. If you're trying this out for the first time, things won't be as tough but the game is still very clearly designed around different hardware -- it just wasn't made for the PSP.
Super Stardust Portable suffers from exactly the same problem as Everyday Shooter – there is no second analog stick for PSP. And without it all the fun from the game disappears, even if everything else looks fine. [Issue#174, Jan 2009]
Summary[Playstation Network] Super Stardust Portable brings the PlayStation Network favorite, Super Stardust HD, to the PSP system. In this classic arcade shooter, the player's mission is simple: destroy everything in sight! Controlling a ship, the player must defeat enemy forces and save his home solar system from total annihilation. Based on...