Uncharted, others to be PSP Pinball Heroes

ESRB rates handheld spin-offs of Sony first-party properties, including Hot Shots Golf, Pain, High Velocity Bowling.

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Nathan Drake is heading into Uncharted territory once again, if a new entry in the Entertainment Software Rating Board database is correct. In fact, Drake is apparently bringing some of his fellow Sony first-party properties with him, as the ESRB has rated four separate PSP Pinball Heroes titles based on Uncharted, High Velocity Bowling, Pain, and Hot Shots Golf.

OK, who had pinball in the office pool for the first Uncharted spin-off?

According to the listings, each game will be designed around the artwork and themes of its counterpart. For example, the Uncharted pinball game is based around 2007's Uncharted: Drake's Fortune and has players flipping a ball around a plane wreck, into silhouetted enemy targets, and off bumpers shaped like gold coins. Meanwhile, Hot Shots Golf has players aim for a miniature putting green, while High Velocity Bowling lets players try to knock down pins.

The ESRB listing makes no mention as to whether the games are downloadable-only or part of the PSP Mini line of games. All four titles are rated E for Everyone. As of press time, a Sony representative had not returned GameSpot's request for confirmation of the games.

Discussion

40 comments
Kleeyook
Kleeyook

Pinball game sure is fun. But seriously, I'll be really mad if that Pinball Heroes consists of 4 separated pieces and that the skins to play are only a few. They should add more games to include in that pinball skins for example Patapon, LocoRoco, KZ, Resistance, Sly, Jak&Daxter, R&C, inFamous, VC. 4 games? U've gotta be kidding me!!!! :(

bugbag
bugbag

This was the last thing I would have thought of for a new Uncharted.

SquareEnixFan13
SquareEnixFan13

Here I was thinking they had an actual Uncharted game coming to the PSP....oh well.

salvucci91
salvucci91

Really? Not many Uncharted fans will be buying this, if any at all in my opinion. Little kids game indeed.

punchultimate
punchultimate

man i got excited. i though nate was on his way to the psp in a new game. ive never been much for pinball. dang

brain20035
brain20035

thought it was a REAL uncharted game for the psp...you know what I mean?

qsefthuko50
qsefthuko50

new uncharted would be worth buying a psp for.. but pinball?

ChidoriBoyU
ChidoriBoyU

please sony don't try to ruin the uncharted franchise

SDBusDriver1979
SDBusDriver1979

I think I'll stick with Williams pinball hall of fame or metroid pinball. The only thing that will make me get this game is if I get David Hasselhoff from Pain and get to use him as a pinball.

BalramRules
BalramRules

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rahul_batta
rahul_batta

Anyone who doesn't currently own a PSP (Including me), wouldn't you guys buy one for a new Uncharted game...

ItsEvolution
ItsEvolution

How about a REAL Uncharted game for the PSP?

stuffgamer1
stuffgamer1

These will probably be Minis. I don't see these being big enough for retail release at all, but they could work as Minis. Nothing I'm likely to get either way, though (don't care much for Pinball).

paperwarior17
paperwarior17

They should just combine them into one game. I mean, c'mon. I don't think each one will be on the same level as, say, Pokemon Pinball.

Xanth93
Xanth93

I'm not sure if this will be cool or a total train wreck.

shii666
shii666

I hope that a PSP spinoff is eventually created. I misinterpreted the title of the article.

oldschoolKEN
oldschoolKEN

Could probably flip the psp vertically and play pinball like that. That would seem to fix the screen size problem.

diehard64
diehard64

Dang I had kart racer for the first uncharted spin-off.

chibi-acer
chibi-acer

A widescreen portable system seems like the wrong platform for a pinball game, IMO. There's either going to be a lot of vertical scrolling involved or a lot of wasted edge space. Either one seems lame to me, but I guess I'll wait and see.

AngelCage-2
AngelCage-2

4 games??? why not one with 4 skins???? Meh, no thanks, pinball if for grannies :P

SOcean255
SOcean255

This plan sounds like a "plan wreck", just like this "article"

Zidaneski
Zidaneski

I hope the file size is small cause I only have around 70MB left on my 1 GB card. Man, it may be time to get rid of that 500+ MB install for Dissidia.

Kleeyook
Kleeyook

I want to play pinball games. It's been a long time since I last played one on GBA. I want to play ZEN Pinball more though.

thrubeingcool13
thrubeingcool13

Didn't see this one coming... Also, typo in the second paragraph. Should say "plane" wreck not "plan" wreck.

Ryguy4738
Ryguy4738

darn....i thought maybe uncharted was coming to PSP

KillerWabbit23
KillerWabbit23

I'll buy it, surprisingly. If it's not costly...

4quarters
4quarters

make these $4.99 downloads and i'm in.....

tyzwain
tyzwain

Surprisingly....I'd buy an Uncharted pinball game.

monson21502
monson21502

ill buy them all for 20 bucks on one umd disc. oh thats right sony dont support umd discs any more```

hush404
hush404

...weird. I would pay a few bucks for an Uncharted pinball game.

NuKkU
NuKkU

thats cool i suppose

halojp23
halojp23

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