E3 is a den of promises. Promises sell products. And according to the cynics of the world, promises are meant to be broken.
The 3rd Birthday, the PSP action-RPG entry in Square Enix's Parasite Eve series, comes to North America on March 29, 2011. Yvonne Strahovski (Mass Effect 2's Miranda) will voice series heroine Aya Brea.
Survival horror game The 3rd Birthday is heavy on fan service (tentacle anyone?). For example, there's an unlockable shower scene. And if you watch that, Square Enix just might know it.
The latest entry in Square Enix's Parasite Eve franchise shows off more gunplay and more of heroine Aya Brea wearing only her, dare I say, birthday suit.
Japanese actress Rei Okamoto might not be voicing protagonist Aya Brea in upcoming PSP title The 3rd Birthday, but that doesn't stop her from posing with a pistol and dangerously short shorts.
Costume battle damage is not new. In 1985's Ghost 'n Goblins, Sir Arthur was running around in his skivvies. But in the last few years, it's become far more prevalent — especially in Japan — and far more feminine.
Aya Brea, the heroine of PSP title The 3rd Birthday, doesn't have much of a wardrobe. Those ratty jeans? She can do better.
Forgive me for having played Battlefield 2: Modern Combat and not Parasite Eve. I cannot detail to you how the upcoming PSP game The 3rd Birthday builds upon the latter. But I can say how wonderfully it echoes the former.
The latest trailer for Japanese survival horror game The 3rd Birthday features phallic looking tentacles. Tentacles, again with the tentacles. What gives, Japan?
Square Enix's PSP shooter The 3rd Birthday was at the Tokyo Game Show, but its trailer was only shown behind closed doors. That was then. This is now, and the trailer is up for public viewing.
Battle damage in PSP game The 3rd Birthday is fan service jeans damage. But the game doesn't just turn the denim threads of protagonist Aya ragged. It obliterates them.
We haven't seen much lately of The 3rd Birthday, the next game in the Parasite Eve series. Released on phones in Japan in 2007, it's coming to PSPs. As Ashcraft wrote, this game's all about Aya Brea and her guns.
Heroine Aya Brea returns in PSP game The 3rd Birthday, the latest installment in the Parasite Eve franchise. And it has some fantastic jean damage.
Parasite Eve: The Third Birthday did not start its life out as a PSP title. Oh, no. It began its existence as a Japanese cell phone game.