Parasite Eve 3 is a third-person shooter role-playing game published by Square Enix and co-developed by HexaDrive and Square Enix for the PlayStation Portable. It was released on 29 March, 2011. It is the third game in the Parasite Eve franchise.
Parasite Eve 3 takes place in 2013, a year after the monsters known as the Twisted have emerged from beneath Manhattan and destroyed the city. To fight against the Twisted, a team known as Counter Twisted Investigation is formed. Aya Brea is one of the team members, who suffered amnesia and found unconscious two years before the events of the game. Aya can use overdive ability, which allows her mind to travel into the past and change outcome of the different events. Aya uses that ability to defeat the Twisted.
On the action side of the gameplay, Aya has a variety of customizable weapons with limited ammo. Players have to make strategic use of the weapons carried by other soldiers in the game. Aya can possess the body of any human, which is helpful when you run out of ammo or want strategic advantage over enemies.
When you select a target to possess, its current weapon as well as ammo is used in combat. The weapon of the target is added to Aya’s arsenal when she possess someone, it stays in the arsenal until she possess someone else.
Parasite Eve 3 takes place in New York that has been attacked by creatures called the Twisted. Story revolves around Aya Brea. She is recruited by Counter Twisted Investigation team. Her role in the team is to use a device known as the overdive system, which sends her mind into the past. Aya uses overdive to go back in different times and places where the attacks by the Twisted took place. In those times and places, Aya has an ability to possess soldiers, which changes the outcome of the battles to change the present.
The levels in the game are attractive and varied. The story eventually concludes in a climactic action that makes very good use of New York City.
Parasite Eve 3 trailer shows a lot of action along with the possession ability of Aya. Many combat situations are displayed in the trailer where Aya fights different enemies using a variety of weapons. However, the RPG element is not shown in the trailer. The trailer only shows us the action side of the game.
Parasite Eve 3 is a third-person action RPG game. Several walkthroughs are available that can help you unlock bonus content, special weapons, etc. Parasite Eve 3 walkthrough can also help you if you want to progress in the game quickly, focusing only the primary aspects of the game.
Parasite Eve 3 features time travel aspect where Aya can alter the outcome of different events by travelling into the past. This makes the story a bit complicated. Several events at the ending of the game are difficult to understand. At the ending the protagonist realizes that she’s not the person she imagined, and she’s in the body of her sister. To stop the Twisted, you have to kill her sister.