The best PSP game ever is coming to phones this summer

The running joke back in 2005 when the PSP came out went something like this: “you’ve bought the most powerful video game console ever created, and you’re playing a 2D Tetris rip-off?!” Yet Q Entertainment’s Lumines was the perfect fit for a platform that Sony envisaged as a 21st century Walkman, mixing hypnotic music with stylish widescreen visuals. It helped that the game’s minimalist two-color system and looping structure made it destructively addictive. Over a decade on, I still keep a PSP around with Lumines jammed in the UMD drive.

The franchise lost its way a bit with a bunch of forgettable spinoffs, but Lumines is returning this year with a pair of mobile games. The temporarily titled Lumines 2016 will be out for iOS and Android…

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