VideogameUK writes: "Half-Minute Hero is a tour de force of an RPG. There's no slow, meandering build up that we've all seen in other more traditional RPGs. Instead Half-Minute Hero starts fast and never slows down. Understandable really considering each stage has a 30 second time limit attached to it. There's no time for dilly dallying around here. Fortunately this forms the basis for one of the most compelling games I've played on the PSP."