Daxter PSP

Daxter PSP
To downsize the much-loved Jak & Daxter series for the PSP, the duo’s larger member has been sensibly discarded to focus on Jak’s snarky, rodent-like sidekick. But Sony didn’t short-change the game itself, delivering the most solidly designed and lushly animated title yet for a technologically advanced handheld hampered by a somewhat lacklustre game catalogue. Connecting the plots between the first two titles, Jak languishes in prison while Daxter gets hired as an exterminator — his weapons are a fly swatter and pesticide — but is soon tasked with saving Haven City from, well, bugs. But evil bugs. This portable platformer also includes movie parodies (Matrix, LoTR, Indiana Jones), multiplayer mini-games and manages to maintain the amusement quotient the series is famed for. (Sony/Ready At Dawn)