Tag: PlayStation Classic
Deal You Can Get PlayStation Classic Mini Console for Just £30 in UK
A classic bargain
Remember the PlayStation Classic? We rather liked it, to be honest, but enthusiasm for the miniature retro machine quickly dwindled thanks to a divisive selection of software and some ropey emulation. Consequently, the plug and play console's price has been gradually on the decline for months, and this latest UK deal from Argos...
News The PlayStation Classic Is Free with This UK iPhone XR Deal
After a new mobile?
Mobile contracts have bolted on extra goodies for years now, enticing customers with some modern tech to go with their flashy new smartphone. If you're after one of Apple's latest devices, the iPhone XR, there's a UK deal that might be of interest. Plumping for this particular offer will net you a PlayStation Classic for free...
News PS Classic Less Than $60/£50 in Boxing Day Sales
Retailers clearing stock
While the PlayStation Classic met our expectations by delivering a jolt of nostalgia earlier this month, it made a lot of people very angry indeed. In fact, it doesn’t seem like it’s sold anywhere near as well as it should have, meaning that retailers are beginning to clear stock. So if you too would like to make your...
Guide PS Classic - How to Hack and Add More PSone Games
Access the PS Classic's debug menu and more
PlayStation Classic is a tidy little micro-console that looks and feels the part, but only a mother could truly love its game selection. There are some worthwhile inclusions on the slimline system, including Metal Gear Solid and Syphon Filter, but you may be wondering how you can hack the diddy device in...
News There Are References to More Great Games in the PS Classic's Source Code
Crash Bandicoot! PaRappa the Rapper! Gran Turismo!
At this point in time the PlayStation Classic has become a better punching bag than Glass Joe, so it’s no surprise that forum dwellers are frothing at the mouth over a Tweet which claims the micro-console has dozens of other great games on it. The reality is that there are simply references to...
Guide Where to Buy the PlayStation Classic Mini Console
There's still plenty of them around
Sony announced the PlayStation Classic earlier in the year, a pint-sized PSone console with a bunch of games pre-loaded. The mini machine is available right now, and you can get it from various retailers across the web. But where can you buy the PlayStation Classic? Here's a quick guide on the mini machine and how...
Review Rayman - An 'Armless PSone Platforming Treat
Ray-manifestation of UbiArt
Even twenty years ago, any love felt towards PSone Rayman's luscious art style could quickly turn into hate due to its spikily relentless difficulty barrier, but a cathartic sense of satisfaction could also be found by perseverant gamers who endured to conquer all eighteen of its levels. As a December 1995 EU launch...
Review Battle Arena Toshinden - Significant But Not Special
Not quite a load of old Tosh-inden
"Play History. Make History." The marketing tagline for the 2018 release of the PlayStation Classic highlights an added attribute of the miniature console in the sense that all 20 games included may not actually be classic PSone games, yet even the less worthy inclusions provide gamers with a snapshot of playing...
Review Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six - Not a PS Classic, But Interesting Nonetheless
Back to basics
Believe it or not, but there was a time when the Tom Clancy game franchise that haemorrhaged titles in the 2000s was actually less popular than the legendary novelist himself. Even by the late 90s, only a handful of games based on his books had come out – most of them Hunt for the Red October submarine sims. That all changed in...
Hardware Review PS Classic - A Nostalgic Nineties Novelty
Everything you need to know about the PlayStation Classic
On the 24th anniversary of the PlayStation’s release in Japan comes the PlayStation Classic, a micro-console created to cash in on growing nostalgia for Sony’s first ever system. Following in the footsteps of Nintendo’s own NES and SNES miniatures, this plug-and-play PSX comes bundled...
Guide Best Black Friday 2018 PS Classic Deals
Top deals on the PlayStation Classic Mini this Black Friday
What are the best PS Classic deals this Black Friday 2018? Sony's micro-console is scheduled to release imminently, and you can learn more about where to buy and pre-order the PlayStation Classic through the link. We've compiled some of the best offers on the micro-console in this article,...
News This PS Classic Commercial Is the Second Best Thing You'll See This Thanksgiving
Turkey being the best, obviously
PlayStation Classic launches soon, so it’s probably about time we had a commercial, right? Whatever your opinion on the product, this ad is pretty amazing, starting out with a 16-bit scene before transitioning to the dinosaur from the PSone’s iconic demo disc – who’s attacked by King from Tekken...
Review Metal Gear Solid - An All-Time Classic
You’ve just infiltrated a highly secure enemy base using only your cunning and the scant equipment that you happened to find on your way. After rendezvousing with your hostage, you’re showered with a stirring speech on the importance of global nuclear disarmament, as well as the horrific impact of an increasingly militarised world...
News PlayStation Classic Allows You to Create Resume Points in Games
Pause your progress
Remember the PSPgo? Sony’s miniature handheld only played digital games, but it was actually a really likeable device, and one of its best features was how it allowed you to effectively save anywhere in any game. By bringing up the main menu, you could effectively create ‘Resume Points’, which meant even if you hadn’t...
News Sony's PlayStation Classic Runs on an Open Source Emulator
But by all accounts it's a good one
The latest gaming forum controversy pertains to the PlayStation Classic and the fact that it’s running open source software named PCSX ReARMed, an emulator which was first conceived all the way back in 2000. The common sentiment in online message boards is that Sony’s being “lazy” by not writing its own...
News New PlayStation Classic Photos Are a Sight for Sore Eyes
Mini console ready for close-up
We're pretty smitten with the PlayStation Classic. This miniaturised PSone is currently getting some fairly lukewarm write ups, but it's hard to ignore the allure of the little console itself. At 45 per cent the size of the original PlayStation, the PS Classic is minuscule, but it's a perfect replica of that iconic...
News PlayStation Classic Size Comparison Shows Just How Small It Is
And how detailed
PlayStation Access have got their hands on a PlayStation Classic, and boy is it a small little thing. The channel's latest video compares the device with the original PlayStation console, and we can't help but think that it looks incredibly cute. The video also shows just how close the Classic's design is to the original's. The...
Guide PlayStation Classic Release Date
What is the PlayStation Classic's release date?
Sony surprised us all back in September by announcing the PlayStation Classic console was to be available this holiday season. Since then it's announced the full games list for the mini console. The design of PlayStation Classic mirrors that of the original console simply 45 per cent smaller. This...
Guide Official PlayStation Classic Games List
What games are included with the PlayStation Classic Mini?
Sony’s PlayStation Classic Mini console will come pre-loaded with 20 iconic PSone games, and we’ve compiled the full list of games that you’ll be getting as part of the package. With the full lineup of software confirmed, the platform holder's assembled a large and varied lineup of...
Soapbox Why the PlayStation Classic's Game Lineup Could Never Please Everyone
The classic case of a console being too good
Everyone remembers the PSone differently, and that’s perhaps the beauty of it. While the Nintendo 64 was defined by Super Mario 64 and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and the Xbox was defined by Halo: Combat Evolved and, well, Halo 2, Sony has always cast its net so wide that you rarely get the...
News The PlayStation Classic Has a Different Selection of Games in Japan
Includes Parasite Eve, Armored Core, and more
The PlayStation Classic's full game lineup has been revealed, and here in the West, we seem to be getting a pretty solid selection of PSone titles. 20 games in all will be included, but interestingly, the lineup is actually different in Japan -- only twelve titles are shared between the Western and...
News PlayStation Classic Full Games List Revealed
All the favourites
Sony has finally unveiled the full, 20 game lineup for its miniature PSone console, the PlayStation Classic. You can see the selection in the trailer above, but we've also listed them below for your perusal: Battle Arena Toshinden Cool Boarders 2 Destruction Derby Final Fantasy VII Grand Theft Auto Intelligent Qube Jumping...
News PlayStation Classic Games Lineup Will Differ Between Japanese and Western Versions
Apart from the five announced
So far, we only know about a quarter of the titles that are set to feature on Sony's PlayStation Classic mini console, but depending on where you buy it, the rest of the lineup could be quite different. The five currently announced will feature on the machine in Japan and the West, but the other titles will vary by...
News Sony Announces PlayStation Classic Mini Console, Launches 3rd December
Features 20 PSone games
Well, we weren't expecting to wake up to this. Sony has just announced the PlayStation Classic, a miniature console in the same vein as Nintendo's NES and SNES Classics that have proven to be wildly popular. The pint-sized PSone takes the form of the original model, and comes in at just 45% the size of the regular box. It...