Summer is a notoriously slow season for gaming. Between dips in the pool and holidays away from home, it's difficult to find the time to play. Even when you do, trying to get a good view of your PSP's screen can be awfully hard with the sun glaring down on you.
Fortunately, Alien Syndrome requires little in the way of sight and lots in the way of button-mashing. And although flawed, this traditional action role-playing game still offers a decent amount of fun under the sun.