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PlayStation Classic is coming This December with These 20 Retro Games

Sony has released the list of 20 games that would come preloaded with its PlayStation Classic console.

PlayStation Classic

When Nintendo launched its Classic, it was an instant hit and sold out at launch. What this reflected was that there was a huge section of consumers who had spent their childhood playing what we now call classic games who were ready to buy new gadgets to relive that nostalgia. If there is another console that evokes similar fan following, it ought to be Sony PlayStation One, originally launched in 1994.

Following Nintendo’s lead, Sony has decided it bring to life that classic console and on top of that, include top 20 retro games. Check out the list to see if your favorite game has made the cut:

  • Battle Arena Toshinden
  • Cool Boarders 2
  • Destruction Derby
  • Final Fantasy VII
  • Grand Theft Auto
  • Intelligent Qube
  • Jumping Flash
  • Metal Gear Solid
  • Mr Driller
  • Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee
  • Rayman
  • Resident Evil Director’s Cut
  • Revelations: Persona
  • Ridge Racer Type 4
  • Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo
  • Syphon Filter
  • Tekken 3
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six
  • Twisted Metal
  • Wild Arms

It is worth pointing out that this list is meant only for the western markets like the US and Europe. In Japan, the titles included are completely different- for we all know that Japan cultivates its own gaming culture. If you happen to the liver in the region, you would get eight titles that include:

  • Arc the Lad
  • Arc the Lad 2
  • Armored Core
  • Gradius Gaiden XI [sai]
  • SaGa Frontier
  • G Darius
  • Parasite Eve

Keeping compatibility issues in mind, Sony has tried to keep the hardware as generic as it could. Using a USB port for power, any 5W adapter can do the task. The PlayStation Classic would also ship with an HDMI cable to connect to HD TVs, through would support only 720p and 480p resolutions.

Priced at $99.99, the console would start sipping from 3 December and is already open for pre-booking on Amazon, BestBuy, and other retailers. If are one of those fans of classic games, this is a device you can’t miss



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