Hammerin' Hero

Game review by Harold Goldberg, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Comical hero wields mallet in action-packed platformer.

PSP 2009

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 2 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 8+

*Sigh* You new-school gamers don't know what you're bashing

Yeah, when looking at the psp, it's only natural most people would want a big rpg or a complex game. Instead, Hammerin' Hero hearkens back to a simpler time where games weren't super-complex and were just simple fun. Everyone complains about how "repetitive" and "boring" the game is, but if you've played a retro game, this will be fun for you. Give it a shot. (It's also worth note that this is actually the eighth installment in a mostly Japan-exclusive franchise called Daiku no Gen-San, or as it was known on the NES here, Hammerin' Harry.

This title has:

Too much violence
age 2+

Game Details

  • Platform: PSP
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Atlus
  • Release date: April 7, 2009
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • ESRB rating: E10+ for Alcohol and Tobacco Reference, Comic Mischief, Cartoon Violence, Mild Language
  • Last updated: November 5, 2015

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