Sony Has Announced the 25th Anniversary PlayStation Classic

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  1. Lateralus

    Lateralus More [H]uman than Human

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  2. twonunpackmule

    twonunpackmule [H]ard|Gawd

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    Not all of them. Wild Arms is still pretty solid, even if the fight animations are gimmicky/dated. The game is a solid JRPG.

    Suikoden 1 and 2 are fantastic. MGS is still MGS and it's rock solid even to this day. Yes, I vastly prefer the PSX version over the GC remake. Mainly, because the remake didn't restructure the AI or the environment to take into account the new move set they added, thus broke their own game.

    There's a lot of stuff about the PSX that is fantastic. I'm just curious what the whole platter is going to be. I still own the majority of the games that I'd want. So, it's not the most intriguing thing. Especially since HDMI connection is achieved through PS3/PS Vita TV.

    How deep cut is it going to be? The thing about the Nintendo stuff is that it included rarities and hard to come by classics. Thus, the value was there. I'm trying to think of any rare game that would be included on the PSX Classic; as anything rare...is really, really niche.
     
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  3. nutzo

    nutzo [H]ardness Supreme

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    Earlier this year my kid played through the original 3 Spyro games on my PS1.
    Because of that, my PS1 probably got more use than my Wii or Xbox 360 this year. :eek:
     
  4. twonunpackmule

    twonunpackmule [H]ard|Gawd

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    Those Spyro games are getting remastered.
     
  5. nutzo

    nutzo [H]ardness Supreme

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    That's what's caused them to want to go play the originals.
     
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    The Mad Atheist Gawd

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    Wonder what type of deal Sony has with Square for FF7 since it's on the Play store for $16?
    FF9 is $20
     
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  7. Unexploded

    Unexploded Limp Gawd

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    There's still a fair number of games that hold up. I never messed with consoles until recently (went from an Amiga to a PC) but I've been slowly wading though the entire PSX catalog using retropie on a raspberry pi and launchbox on the PC. In The Hunt, Einhander, R-Type Delta, R-Types, Raiden Project, are all pretty decent along with a bunch of Japanese shootemups I won't attempt to recall the names of from memory.

    They've certainly kept my attention longer than the Intellivision or Magnavox Odyssey catalog. :)
     
  8. PantherBlitz

    PantherBlitz Limp Gawd

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    I'd be happy if every PS was backwards-compatible. My problem with retro consoles is the amount of space they take up. There is only so much I can stack near my TV before it looks like a rummage sale.
     
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  9. Kinsaras

    Kinsaras 2[H]4U

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    My poor SNES classic is collecting dust. Got too many new games to play to go back to older ones.
     
  10. Krenum

    Krenum [H]ardForum Junkie

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    This is cool but in reality, you're much better off with a Raspberry Pi or Emulator software such as Retroarch, the games will look ALOT better anyway. I love using Retroarch, my Playstation , Gamecube & N64 games have never looked better.
     
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  11. KazeoHin

    KazeoHin [H]ardness Supreme

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    Games wish list :

    Twisted metal
    Metal gear solid
    Armoured Core
    Spyro the dragon
    Resident evil
     
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  12. Soulmetzger

    Soulmetzger [H]ard|Gawd

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    I already have this and more with my PS Vita. Seeing a PSX game I loved on a 60+ inch screen ruins my nostalgia. They really do shine on smaller screens.
     
  13. crispyb

    crispyb Magical Crispyness

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    Pre-ordered. Looking forwards to the complete list of games. If it sucks, I'll be one of the people selling it for $200;-)
     
  14. [21CW]killerofall

    [21CW]killerofall Aliens...

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    Am I the only one who never knew this was a thing? I never had this issue or even heard of someone else doing this until now.
     
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  15. vegeta535

    vegeta535 2[H]4U

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    I wouldn't count on GT games coming out on it. The licensing will be too much of a headache/expansive from the car manufacturers.
     
  16. TheToE!

    TheToE! [H] Brewmaster

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    I wonder where they got that idea from?
     
  17. koolaidkitten

    koolaidkitten Gawd

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    I'll pass. I'm happy with my fat back compatible PS3.
     
  18. illli

    illli [H]ard|Gawd

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    still have a soft spot for xenogears.
     
  19. Krazy925

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    They’re on the iPad for the same price I’m pretty sure. I got both of them for my international flights with a decent controller.

    Now if we could get FF8.
     
  20. Burticus

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    I never had a PS1 so I'm a little curious. But I'm not down with paying gouging prices, so if it can't be gotten from Amazon or etc online then screw it, emulate it
     
  21. DejaWiz

    DejaWiz Oracle of Unfortunate Truths

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    Brings back clear memories of their ad campaigns:

    "pray-stay-shun...You Are Not E"
     
  22. Youn

    Youn [H]ardness Supreme

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    The ones that tried to do complex 3D... yea... but ones that still hold up IMO:

    Intelligent Cube
    Alundra
    Final Fantasy Tactics
    Vagrant Story (it's a stretch, lol get it?, but still impressive cut scenes and things look okay once you get into gameplay)
    almost any 2d fighting game
     
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  23. KamelRed

    KamelRed [H]ard|Gawd

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    I'll pass. I have a Vita and most of the PS1 games I want to play are on it.
     
  24. Youn

    Youn [H]ardness Supreme

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    aren't they just as bad today?
     
  25. JStamsek

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    Some games. GTA IV has some bad initial loading times,but once you get going you’re good. The PS was constantly loading.
     
  26. Domingo

    Domingo [H]ard as it Gets

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    I'm most interested in the controllers. It doesn't look like they're using the same old (larger) hook-ups from the PS1/PS2 era. If those are USB, they'd make for a fine fight pad on other platforms.