The 3rd Birthday (PSP)

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The third game in Parasite Eve series which puts you in a role of Aya Brea, not a NYPD cop anymore, but a member of CTI (Counter Twisted Organization), an organization fighting the new type of enemy branded as Twisted that suddenly came into picture. Unlike in the first two games, game is 3D with no static background and uses over-the-shoulder camera. Aya has a new special ability that allows her to transfer her soul to other allies on the battlefield, called Overdrive, which allows her to take control over friendly NPCs.


The 3rd Birthday PSP You can jump to you various positions through your allies.
The 3rd Birthday PSP You can freely rotate the camera around your character to check the surroundings.
The 3rd Birthday PSP You can skip through cutscenes.
The 3rd Birthday PSP Once again, Manhattan is about to be terrorized on Christmas Eve.

Alternate Titles

  • "Parasite Eve 3" -- Informal title
  • "ザ・サード バースデイ" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews Apr 22, 2011 8 out of 10 80
Worth Playing May 23, 2011 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine Mar 25, 2011 6.75 out of 10 68 Apr 01, 2011 65 out of 100 65 Apr 01, 2011 6 out of 10 60 Mar 28, 2011 6 out of 10 60
Joystiq Apr 07, 2011 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameOver (Greece) Apr 13, 2011 6 out of 10 60
RPGamer 2011 2.5 out of 5 50
PlayStation Lifestyle Apr 02, 2011 4 out of 10 40


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MAT (109189) added The 3rd Birthday (PSP) on Dec 27, 2012