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Were you so impressed by Nintendo's NES and SNES Mini Consoles that you wish other gaming companies whose names aren't SEGA would give it a shot?
Well, Sony has heard your wish and it's their command because they've announced the PlayStation Classic!
Edited by TargetmasterJoe on Sep 19th 2018 at 7:58:26 AM
So I guess this means no PSOne emulation on PS4?
Edited by unnoun on Sep 19th 2018 at 8:46:33 AM
I don’t see why that would stop them. It didn’t stop Nintendo from emulating NES games after all.
Edited by Beatman1 on Sep 19th 2018 at 10:23:01 AM
I hope they have Crash, Spyro, Digimon World, Star Ocean, Lunar, Arc the Lad, Valkyrie Profile, Rhapsody a Musical Adventure, and Monster Rancher.
Edited by lalalei2001 on Sep 19th 2018 at 10:28:22 AM
I don't know if I'll have the funds or time for this, but I'm hoping we get Klonoa and Mega Man Legends 1 and 2.
(Oh wait, MML 1-2 probably required thumbsticks, which this doesn't have. Nuts. )
Edited by TargetmasterJoe on Sep 19th 2018 at 10:41:57 AM
Breath of Fire 3 & 4 would be good.
Also, Megaman Legends 1 & 2.
And Soul Reaver.
I could go on for a while.
Am I the only one who thinks it'd have been cool for the thing to have a disk drive, for us who already own ps1 games, but whose ps1 has since died?
... wait, does it not?
... jesus, what's the point? Do the SNES/NES Classics have cartridge slots?
Edited by Larkmarn on Sep 19th 2018 at 11:33:32 AM
No, but apparently they're super easy to dump new ROMs into for what it's worth.
Anyways, this thing! I'd mainly be interested if they added Metal Gear Solid to the lineup, otherwise it seems neat but none of the five games so far really strike my fancy.
Oh wow. Huh, I didn't realize that.
Then maaaaaaaaaaaaaassive meh. Long as my PS 3 or PS Vita works there's no point to this.
Edited by Larkmarn on Sep 19th 2018 at 11:51:28 AM
Yeah, of course they did. It made Tomb Raider almost unplayable. I thought Sony didn't introduce analogue sticks until the PS2.
No analog sticks? Well, I guess that means Ape Escape is out.
Why do these mini-consoles always have wired controllers? HDMI-support for 20+ year-old, pre-HD games is a must-have, but the ability to sit more than two feet from your TV isn't? Wireless controllers were standard before HD was.
Edited by Primis on Sep 19th 2018 at 6:36:22 AM
In the age of emulators and where it's still easy to get a PS2, I can't help but think this is just...
Let's say I'm not happy with Sony riding Nintendo's wave of releasing boxes containing glorified emulators.
As much as I love the Playstation myself, having very fond memories since the first console, I'm just following logic here as always. Especially in a time Sony still releases PSX / PS2 games on the PSN for PS3 / PS4 owners to play, like Nintendo somewhat did with their Virtual Console.
So... I always saw these "mini-consoles" as console companies trying to make a quick buck off of Nostalgia Filter, when there's actually nothing of the original circuitry in it.
I have nothing against those who will opt to buy it... I just see no sense in its existence.
Edited by ZeroDozer on Sep 19th 2018 at 12:42:11 PM
I'm debating on getting this one.
Perhaps if I do, I might just have it be a Christmas present.
Considering that Smash comes out a few days later, I think I'd save my money for that.
And also, the only announced game so far that grabs me is FFVII, which I actually have as one of my few PS 1 games and is also coming to Switch.
Unlike, Nintendo, PlayStation doesn't have that much of a grab on me to get this classic machine.
However, I do like the PlayStation brand, just that it doesn't grab me the way Nintendo does.
I think the best solution for the many consoles would be to have 20 pack in games and then have an online storefront where you can buy more
As for predictions, I'd say Crash, Spyro, Metal Gear solid, and Resident Evil (probably the second one) are obvious bets
For some less secure bets I'd say Silent Hill, Tomb Raider, Suidoken, Medievil, Twisted Metal, Parasite Eve, Megaman X4, and Dino Crisis
Edited by Invincibleasshole on Sep 20th 2018 at 10:00:48 AM
We already have that storefront, it's called PSN.
only if you have a PS 3 or a Sony handheld.
So Microsoft is being a penis about this.
Nope, they introduced analogue sticks during the PS1 era, first with the Analog Joystick, then with the Dual Analog Controller, and then the DualShock.
Now you know something!
You’d think, at some point, people would realize that these things are for people who had systems back in the day, and don’t anymore. Or never had them in the first place, and want a sample of what the system had to offer.
They’re not for the crowd that already bought all their favourites on PSN or VC.
At least the SNES Classic had games that didn't get a rerelease like Yoshi's Island and Star Fox, as well as having a previously unreleased game (Star Fox 2).
Brace yourselves, because we've got the full list of games coming to the PlayStation Classic!
Or if you haven't the time for videos:
I guess the original Crash Bandicoot and Spyro the Dragon games were left out on account of the remakes' existence. Still, not a bad lineup, all things considered.
Really surprising that Tomb Raider isn't in there.
Edited by VampireBuddha on Oct 29th 2018 at 10:00:48 AM
Needs Breath Of Fire 3.
Overall game list is pretty meh. The lack of the more advanced controller shows.
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