Submitted by philiwaniuk 1029d ago | opinion piece

8 of the best PS1 classics that shaped PlayStation history

OPM UK writes: settle down class, and welcome to a PlayStation history lesson. We look at the games that helped the PS One rise to dominance. (Retro, Tekken, WipEout)

WilliamH  +   1030d ago
I think Resident Evil 1 is the most important, released in 1996 it was the first grown up game released.
FinaLXiii  +   1030d ago

the "grown up" games already were on PC.
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WilliamH  +   1029d ago
On a console idiot, fuck pc
Octo1  +   1029d ago
I work with a few people that game exclusively on PC and they are a cool bunch. They don't judge or make fun of me because I exclusive play on a console. So all in all I don't think all PC gamers are elitist f%$ks. Then this guy ^^ rears his head -_-
Sizzon  +   1029d ago
Some good picks, but I would like to add Crash, Spyro, Rayman, Twisted Metal and Tomb Raider etc.
Tontus  +   1029d ago
That's an awful list by OPM. 1) Gran Turismo. 2) Crash. 3) Spyro 4) Oddworld. 5) Tomb Raider. 6) Wipeout. 7) Rayman. 8) MediEvil.
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KrimsonKody  +   1029d ago
Such a trash list.

& why does it seem that people are afraid to mention Metal Gear at times?
Metal Gear Solid evolutionize what was possible not only on the PlayStation, but in video games as a whole.

A game that is self-conscience of the gamer playing.
Getting your key card hot or cold.
Switching controllers.
Tons of Easter eggs & secrets.

All of these things has changed how gamers see & play games.
Hozi89  +   1029d ago
My List of Top 8 PS2 Classics that revolutionized Gaming!

1. Final Fantasy 7
2. Resident Evil 2: Directors Cut
3. Syphon Filter
4. Crash Team Racing
5. Metal Gear Solid
6. Tekken 3
7. Spyro the Dragon
8. Gran Turismo 2
KrimsonKody  +   1029d ago
Totally agree;
I could play any one of those games today & still enjoy them.
I remember playing Tekken 3 for days!
Hozi89  +   1028d ago
I meant to say PSX/PS1 Classics.


Yes, BAT was awesome and so was Soul Blade.
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Ben_Grimm  +   1029d ago
I would replace Tekken with the 1st Battle Arena Toshinden.
Bathyj  +   1029d ago
I loved that game. I was way into in more than Tekken. But Tekken did become my favourite later.

BAT 2 was awesome. Remember Vermilian I think it was. Tall skinny dude in Black with a shotgun?
Ben_Grimm  +   1029d ago
That guy was the best secret character ever. I still reme,ber unlocking him and that creepy stage he was on.

But seriously, what was his story?

Wiki time!
Octo1  +   1029d ago
LOL. I just picked up Battle Arena Toshinden a few weeks ago simply for nostalgia purposes :D
Bathyj  +   1029d ago
Oh by the way, love your avatar.

Still think Kurt Russell would make a great Snake. He already has, and depending on the story and timeline he might not be to old at all. He was fkn great in Deathproof.
amaguli  +   1029d ago
No Metal Gear Solid, Resident Evil 2, Dino Crisis, Syphon Filter, or Parasite Eve?

In all honesty though, it would be tough to pick just 8 of the best PS1 games, but I think Metal Gear Solid and Resident Evil 2 should always have a spot on lists like these.
Bathyj  +   1029d ago
The first one on the list is Mototoon? Seriously?

I dont read list where you have to load a new page for every item. Would it be too much to put them on one page?
Octo1  +   1029d ago
Yeah but its not the "best list". Basically in a nut shell if it were not for this game we may have not have Gran Turismo as it was the first Polyphony game.
The Mickey Mouse game is there because it was per say a stepping stone for David Jaffe which is why we have God of War.
Get the drift of the article? Its not the best PS1 games list.
Octo1  +   1029d ago
LOL.People seem to NOT read what the article is about. Its not the "best PS1 games" article. Its the "PS1 games that shaped the playstations history" article.

I get it. The games that everyone are listing are great, Fantastic even. But again if it were not for these first gen PS1 games some of the games that you guys are listing may have not been made.
I agree with Tekken. I remember playing it and I remeber my brother and I playing it and trying to memorize all the moves for all our favorite characters. Mind you I am 33 now and I got the PS1 at launch. Anyway I discovered the internet and to my amazement. There were more moves than what was listed for each character in the game. King was a beast when you learned all his move. He has like a 3 move wrestling combo that if you pull it off is pretty much game over for any one your playing with. Nina had grapple moves that ended matches quick as well.
I feel that Air Combat now known as "Ace Combat" should be on the list.
Jumping Flash was a memorable experience. It was "cutesy" but man when you get to a high point of a stage and jump then look down. The vertigo effect it had on me :D
The fist Tenchu should be on that list and MGS. I feel that MGS had a big impact on games that came out after it and video games in general.
Resident Evil should be there because if there was no RE there would be no Silent Hill.
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Imalwaysright  +   1029d ago
MGS, RE and TR. Those games not only shaped the PS1 but revolutionized the industry.

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