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Resistance: Retribution (PSP)

Resistance: Retribution (PSP)
alaScore 94

92 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 92 reviews of Resistance: Retribution (PSP). The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other PlayStation Portable Games (PSP) for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation Portable Games (PSP) the Resistance: Retribution (PSP) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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(Based on 92 reviews)

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Expert review by: Bryan Vore (

Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure


Henry Hatsworth is on a mission to collect all of the components of a magical golden suit to cement his number one ranking in the Pompous Adventurer\'s Club. Every step of the way, a Willy Wonka-looking jerk named Weasleby comes after him with menacing...

Sep, 2009

Expert review by: Daniel Clancy (

Resistance: Retribution


It's difficult to think of a better way to utilise the capabilities of a handheld device such as the PSP than to bridge a storyline gap between two previously released?home console titles. Those who have tackled and conquered previous iterations are...

A superb addition to the PSP library, this game is a must for fans of action-packed shooters that really give you a challenge.

Apr, 2009

Expert review by: Chuck Bednar (

PSP Game Review: Resistance Retribution


An intense and epic third-person shooter that is undoubtedly a Game of the Year candidate.

Apr, 2009

Expert review by: Robert Falcon (

Resistance: Retribution Sony PSP Review


In this sub-chapter of the series, you play as Grayson, a British soldier jailed for turning on his squad while battling the Chimera (he has his reasons). Soon after his incarceration, he's called upon to help wipe out the aliens. He's up for the job,...

High-quality graphics and audio, lots of action, outstanding single and multiplayer components, Resistance 2 connectivity

No second analog stick, no co-op mode, needs more Resistance 2 weapons

Sony Bend could've easily designed Resistance: Retribution in the same mold as Insomniac's successful PlayStation 3 shoot-em-ups, using a first-person perspective and putting you back in the shoes of troubled soldier Nathan Hale. Instead, it opted for...

Mar, 2009

Expert review by: KevinS (

Resistance: Retribution Review


Bringing the fight home... or wherever's convenient.

Graphics are absolutely gorgeous; Nice assortment of weaponry; plenty of ammo; Environment and fights feel epic

Face buttons do not equal analog stick; Not showing enough of the battlefield

Mar, 2009

Expert review by: Sterling McGarvey (

Resistance: Retribution Review


The fight against the Chimera continues in Sony Bend's serviceable shooter.

Gameplay adapts better to PSP than many other shooters; presentation and art motif evokes Resistance: Fall of Man

Hokey dialogue and awful voice acting; serviceable but forgettable multiplayer; occasionally sparse checkpoints

The improvement stems from some setpieces in the vein of Insomniac's Resistance games. One particular battle that stands out is against an Angel, one of the worst Chimera monsters that Nathan Hale faced in the first game, Fall of Man. Here, it's nasty,...

Mar, 2009

Expert review by: Arnold Katayev (

Resistance: Retribution Review


It's unlikely to find a first-party developer that boasts two superb first-person shooter franchises in their portfolio. When Sony launched the PS3 with Resistance, it also launched an all new brand that many knew would see sequels and spin-offs. Much...

Ultimately, Resistance Retribution is a great first effort, which is largely marred by a limitation of the PSP itself and not necessarily a fault of the game's design. If you can get over the controls and really get used to them, you'll find, what is...

Mar, 2009

Expert review by: Robert Workman (

Resistance: Retribution Review


Retribution is at hand, and PSP owners should buy it asap.


Mar, 2009

Expert review by: Tom Sykes (

Resistance: Retribution


Control issues hamper the best PSP shooter to date

Easy to get to grips with ; Full of memorable shooty moments ; Creative weaponry

Dodgy, superfluous swimming bits ; Controls don't work well on handheld ; Cover system a bit unreliable

If you look beyond the faults, Retribution is a perfectly pitched, thrilling action game. It is the finest shooter on PSP, but this accolade isn’t as prestigious as it might be because Sony's handheld is a hostile place for first and third-person...

Mar, 2009

Expert review by: Sam Bishop (

Resistance Redemption


Who would've thunk all our issues with the Resistance mythos could've been fixed by... a portable game? Yep, Resistance: Retribution does all that and it's a damn fine game to boot.

Make no mistake, this is a shooter through and through, just as the PS3 big brothers are. It's an extremely competent one, too -- especially considering the difficulty some developers have had in wrestling with the PSP's single analog stick. Helped by...

Mar, 2009

Product Specifications

Resistance: Retribution follows the story of former British Marine, James Grayson. After a personal tragedy - he is forced to kill his own brother inside a Chimeran conversion center - Grayson goes on a vendetta to destroy every conversion center he can find. Eventually Grayson learns that his efforts have been futile... in Western Europe the Chimera has evolved a new method of converting humans. The European resistance - the Maquis - enlists Grayson's help, and he joins Cartwright and Parker in Operation Overstrike. The war to retake the European continent has begun.

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Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Display Resolution Abbreviation:XGA
Image Brightness:2000ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:400:1
Max Image Size:300in
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Max Screen Distance:32ft
Min Image Size:40.2in
Min Screen Distance:4.3ft
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Recommended Use of Projector:Presentation and multimedia
Type:LCD projector


Elements:Action - third person shooter
ESRB Rating:Mature (17+)
Max Number of Players:8
USK Rating:Keine Jugendfreigabe gem


Compatibility:Game console/PC
Manufacturer:Eiki International/Sony
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Eiki LC/Resistance


Package Type:Retail

Projector Lamp

Lamp Life Cycle:3000hour(s)
Lamp Type:UHP

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty


Game Console Compatibility:Sony PlayStation Portable
License Category:Shrinkwrap
License Pricing:Standard
License Qty:1 user
License Type:Complete package
Subcategory:Games - action

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC 4.43 / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM
Analog Video Signal:Component video / Composite video / S-Video / RGB