Sony PSP Video Games

Sony PSP Video Games

The Sony PSP is one of the most popular handheld gaming devices ever released. It was also one of the first handheld gaming devices that allowed access to the internet through a browser. However, the device was primarily created for gaming. There are thousands of different games available across multiple genres that will keep the whole family happy whilst on the go.

Popular Games

Some of the most popular games on the PSP were from franchises that are also popular on home consoles. The highest-selling PSP game ever is Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories. This open-world action adventure game is an instalment of Rockstar Games ever-popular Grand Theft Auto. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories is the third highest-selling PSP game of all time.

The top five best-selling PSP games of all time are all action adventure games. Monster Hunter Freedom Unite (2nd) and Monster Hunter Freedom 3 (4th) are both instalments of Capcoms Monster Hunter series and Daxter (5th) is a spin-off of the Naughty Dog franchise, Jak and Daxter.

Popular Genres

Aside from action adventure games, there are dozens of different genres that define the thousands of games on the PSP. Racing games such as Gran Turismo and Midnight Club are some of the best-selling sports games ever made on the PSP.

Square Enixs Final Fantasy: Crisis Core and Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep are just two examples of the hundreds of exciting RPGs that are available on the PSP. These games will keep you busy for hours with huge maps and a wide array of quests, bosses and puzzles.


You may notice that PSP games are packaged in a unique cartridge. The Universal Media Disk was developed by Sony for exclusive use on the PSP, therefore the games can only be played on these devices and no other console. In addition to games, UMDs can also hold films and television shows.