The next installment in the Ape Escape series arrives on the PSP, complete with multiplayer functionality and a variety of minigames. The new adventure begins when army ofmonkeys travel back in time to change history and take over the world. Now it's up to you to pursue and capture them in eight different worlds. Description Based on the popular Ape Escape series, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.(Japan) brings Ape Escape onto the PSP handheld entertainment series this spring. Family-friendly, Ape Escape for PSP will feature multiplayer functionality and a wide variety of mini-games for players of all ages. This imaginative game provides playersthe challenge of capturing more than 200 monkeys in eight vibrant worlds spanning across more than 20 levels in order to prevent them from changing history! When a trouble-making monkey named Specter gets hold of the Professor's Peak PointHelmet, chaos ensues. The powerful device, which can increase a human's intelligence, has a disastrous effect on Specter, transforming him from a sweet, mischievous monkey to a power-hungry monster who has his heart set on ruling the world. The power ofthe helmet enabled Specter to break free from his cage while also allowing him to free hundreds of other monkeys at the zoo. Specter and the monkeys escape to a nearby laboratory where the Professor, who created the Peak Point Helmet, is working on hislatest invention, a time machine. Taking control of the laboratory, Specter and the other monkeys use the time machine to escape into the past. The adventure begins when the player takes on the role of a brave young boy named Spike, a friendof the Professor. Spike's mission is to pursue Specter and the monkeys who have fled to the past in order to prevent them from changing history and taking over the world.