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Ghost Rider (PSP)

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Ghost Rider is an action game set after the events of the movie of the same name, which is in turn based on the Marvel Comics character.

You are Johnny Blaze, who sold his soul to a demon named Mephisto for noble reasons. Now, some rogue demons have escaped from hell and Mephisto needs to to destroy them before they cause him trouble. If you don't, he'll take your girlfriend back to hell with him.

Ghost Rider attacks with his flaming hellfire chains in a manner similar to God of War. If he uses a variety of moves and avoids being hit, it fills a vengeance bar. The more this meter fills, the more souls he gets from enemies he kills. Souls are used to purchase new moves and extras like additional characters. There are some shielded enemies where you must have a minimum vengeance bar to damage them. There is also a spirit gauge, which is essentially a special meter and is also built up by attacking. It allows the uses of special moves, like your shotgun.

There are also Hellcycle levels, where you must successfully avoid obstacles while destroying enemies with the bike's hellshots attacks and your chains. This version of the game additionally includes a challenge mode which is based on the Hellcycle levels with rule variations: elimination and survival (every racer has a depleting life bar which can be only refilled by driving through checkpoints).

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Ghost Rider PSP Swinging the chains
Ghost Rider PSP Title Screen

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The Press Says

Gamesmania Mar 01, 2007 71 out of 100 71
Jeuxvideo.com Feb 16, 2007 13 out of 20 65
Jolt (UK) Mar 14, 2007 5.9 out of 10 59
4Players.de Mar 03, 2007 58 out of 100 58
Worth Playing Apr 11, 2007 5 out of 10 50
Digital Entertainment News (den) Mar 16, 2007 5 out of 10 50
GameZone Feb 26, 2007 4.5 out of 10 45
GameSpot Feb 15, 2007 4.3 out of 10 43
1UP Mar 20, 2007 C- 42
UOL Jogos Mar 02, 2007 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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n][rvana (1827) added Ghost Rider (PSP) on Jul 19, 2007