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Nomura confirms Parasite Eve 1 and 2 for PSN

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First, we need you seated. Done? Ok, we have an announcement of an announcement for you: the upcoming PSP action RPG The 3rd Birthday’s two predecessors, Parasite Eve 1 and 2, will get a rerelease on PSN. Series designer and lead artist Tetsuya Nomura said so. All right, you’re free to back flip with joy... for a second.

We shouldn't get ahead of ourselves - a lot of games that make it to PSN in Japan don't make it out in North America or Europe. Our fingers are crossed that these ones do.

The gang at Andriasang (that rhymed! Snappy!) unearthed a Twitter post from the Square-Enix designer that outed news on the oft-teased digital release of the cinematic RPGs. No official release date was given, but the tweet did mention that an official announcement is forthcoming.

This is no doubt connected with the impending release of the PSP third-person shooter The 3rd Birthday, which is the third installment of the series. It’s set to be released in December in Japan and Q1 2011 in North America.

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11 comments

  • Syncmaster - October 22, 2010 6:24 p.m.

    I want Parasite eve 3!!! not that shooter spinoff for the psp. really, what were they thinking??????
  • KidKatana - October 22, 2010 9:11 a.m.

    Never played these and I've heard they're excellent. I'll probably pick them up but still...Any chance of a Resident Evil-style remake?
  • PipBowl420 - October 22, 2010 3:13 a.m.

    parasite eve was badass back in the day, and a PSP download would be fun
  • Sy87 - October 22, 2010 2:32 a.m.

    If they do bring it out on PSN in NA I will get a playstation just for that cant find a trustworthy playstation one now. Hope they update it that game was amazing ashame they made only a psp game for the 3rd one.
  • Caio - October 22, 2010 2:17 a.m.

    Great. I played PE2 to death on my PSone back in the day.
  • Killshot - October 21, 2010 11:56 p.m.

    It would pretty awesome if having a parasite eve save unlocked stuff for the third birthday
  • Sylverdemon - October 21, 2010 10:37 p.m.

    Holy Crap this has to happen. You guys need to start a petition to Sony. PE is just simply amazing.
  • chrisat928 - October 21, 2010 10:16 p.m.

    @n00b No.
  • n00b - October 21, 2010 10:04 p.m.

    can i haz xbla version?
  • Corsair89 - October 21, 2010 10 p.m.

    This is excellent news.
  • Redeater - October 21, 2010 9:31 p.m.

    This could be interesting. I think I liked the first one.....has been awhile though

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