Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable moves from the PlayStation 2 to the PSP. In this enhanced remake, you can look forward to a new female protagonist, faster equipment changes, and simpler navigation in menus. There are various other modifications, too, all of which can please fans of the game. More notable changes include a choice of five difficulty settings, collectible card skills, and the ability to control your teammates. With over 100 hours of content, this single player game can impress. You can switch personas and attempt to defeat Shadow. Take control of the main character during each school day, manage the dorm, and explore the town. Remember, your relationship with the community affects your battle skills.The Shin Megami Tensei RPG series from Atlus has been entertaining gamers for years with rich game play. Spinning off from it, the Persona games focus on modern day settings with fantastical elements. Each one is a standalone game with common connections, usually revolving around a secret, supernatural threat to the world. Using their Personas, it’s all up to a small group of heroes to save the world from evil. From start to finish, these games can provide an innovative, memorable experience.First released on the PlayStation 2, Atlus has refined and updated Persona 3 Portable for playing on the go. The original male protagonist returns, along with a new female hero unique to the PSP game. By making friends and establishing Social Links, your characters’ strength grows as their popularity rating rises. With a new playable character, new Social Links are available only in the PSP version of the game. Over a dozen potential friends and romantic interests are available, each with their story lines to explore. Classic role playing game standards are joined by a unique Persona system to allow you to customize your gaming experience.In the game world of Persona 3 Portable, you play a student in the town of Iwatodai. Shortly after arriving, you discover the town’s secret; a mysterious labyrinth called Tartarus that appears every night. People around Iwatodai soon begin falling ill, and the key to saving them lies in the mysterious dungeon. Several other characters also have access to the power of Persona and will accompany you to fight the Shadows. Junpei Iori is your character’s best friend who’s in over his head. Akihiko Sanada is a cool, calm veteran when it comes to fighting Shadows. Shinjiro Aragaki is a mysterious loner with a dark history. These and many others have their stories to experience along the way as you fight a mysterious evil. The Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable UMD is playable on any original PlayStation Portable console. It features fully English voiced dialogue and promises dozens of hours of gaming as you discover the secrets of Iwatodai. Many features from the classic PS2 platform have been updated, which can make it fun for veterans and newcomers alike. Balancing your character’s school life and dungeon crawling can make this one of those PSP games you shouldn’t miss.