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Submitted by brian1985FM 848d ago | opinion piece

Straight-Up Nostalgia: PlayStation

GameStop announced that they would stop trading and selling old PlayStation 1 games as of June 2006. Out with the old, in with the “not-new?” I began to fear that these games would be lost forever and that I had a very short amount of time to play them. (Culture, PlayStation 1, PS2, PS3, PSP)

TheLyonKing  +   849d ago
God I miss my ps1, it is in the loft in a trunk making sure no dust accumulates.

However I still play my ps1 games on my ps3 and if that doesnt work will play it on my ps2.

FF 7, 8, 9
Hogs of war
Demoltion darby
Croc ledgend of the gobos
Vagrant stroies
Spyro
Crash Bandicoot

are just a few of the games I still dust off and play.
brian1985FM  +   849d ago
SO GOOD. Spyro and Crash, just. UGH so many memories.
Awesome_Gamer  +   848d ago
The PS1 is my first console, I used to love Crash Bandicoot back in the day, I still do like it as a series but Activision just ruined it now, shame. :(
XB1_PS4  +   848d ago
My first console was the Atari 2600 lol. I do love my PS1 though.
NukaCola  +   848d ago
This is where I fell in love with Oddworld.
Qrphe  +   849d ago
I played Ape Escape and Disruptor for the first time this summer, awesome games.
brian1985FM  +   849d ago
Omg. I LOVED Ape Escape, I remember drawing Jake, Spike, and Specter all the time x)
MacDonagh  +   848d ago
Disruptor was a really underrated game.
GiantFriendlyCrab  +   848d ago
when i was kid at age 6 i thought the demo 1 disc that followed had full games lol, i did not understand what demo meant,
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shivvy24  +   848d ago
haha same here bro , man hug ?
GiantFriendlyCrab  +   848d ago
:)

The funny thing i played more the demo 1 than my ps3 games today, lol.
Farsendor1  +   848d ago
ps1 was great i remember playing gran turismo for the first time and wwf smackdown.
shivvy24  +   848d ago
yea GT was my first , great memories along with crash
bloodybutcher  +   848d ago
so many good memories.but now all those games are unplayable.i'm just going forword, no looking back:)
Ares84HU  +   848d ago
PS1 is still my favorite console. Nothing comes close to the variety it had. Crash Bandicoot, Tomb Raider, Tekken 2 and 3, Sould Blade, Need for Speed 3, Deathtrap Dungeon, Gex, Nightmare Creatures, Resident Evil, Moto Racer, Fighting Force, Gran Turismo, Destruction Derby, Croc...and I could go on and on. Today, it's pretty much one shooter after the other.
stage88  +   848d ago
The hours spent on the Crash Bandicoot series are well cherished.
BananaEatingSquid  +   848d ago
The Legend of Dragoon....

Crash Bandicoot Warped
GiantFriendlyCrab  +   848d ago
life force tenka was awesome
Tetsujin  +   848d ago
I remember the day I got my PlayStation, I played the hell out of the Einhander Demo, watched the videos to Resident Evil 2 and MGS countless times, and rented FF7 which I was charged a late fee because I was over a week behind on returning it.

You can say PlayStation murdered my social life in High School, and do NOT regret one minute of it.
Enate  +   848d ago
Xenogears, Suikoden II, Front Mission 3, Legend of Legaia, FFVIII and Crono Trigger.
dredgewalker  +   848d ago
Those were my favorite rpg's on that system. I dare not make a list of my favorite ps1 games cause they're just so many.
dredgewalker  +   848d ago
I still have my Playstation and it's still working but I've decided to not use it anymore to prevent it from breaking. So many great games and happy memories from that system. I have to thank Nintendo for pissing off Sony since without that incident we wouldn't have this awesome console.
JayD-1K  +   848d ago
I still have mine!
MacDonagh  +   848d ago
Man, the PS1 had so many diverse games on it. Bushido Blade, Nightmare Creatures, Tenchu, Mr.Domino, Kurushi Final, Vib Ribbon, Fear Effect and so many other great games.

One big thing that is missing from this generation is variety. Due to the amount of investment required for games these days, it's understandable that originality has to be left at the door to satiate the corporates and to appeal to the lowest common denominator.
izumo_lee  +   848d ago
The PSone was the very first console i bought with my own money i saved. Getting it with FF7 is a memory i will never forget in my gaming life, spending nearly a week nonstop playing FF7....oh how glorious it was.

Ever since that day i have been a fan of the PS brand & i do not regret it one bit. My most cherious gaming memories have been on PS brand systems.

The PSone is such an big deal in the game industry since it was with the release of this that E3 was born. All these gaming sites we see nowadays have the PSone to thank for making the gaming the huge industry it is now. That is the legacy of the PSone.
miyamoto  +   848d ago
PS One was a Force of Nature Phenomenon. It was The Beatles of Gaming.
Nothing stood in its way.

When Nintendo was considered as kids toys PlayStation made gaming a legit mainstream adult form of e

Used to be a Sega Mega Drive loyalist back then. Got me a Saturn first as a follow up to my 16-bit system. I shunned the new kids on the block Sony PlayStation. But when Saturn went slow in games being a true gamer I am was hungry for more games.

And then I decided to give my cousin's PSOne a try and I was blown away by Castlevania Symphony of the Night and Final Fantasy Tactics.

It was a radical departure from the SNES & Mega Drive.
The games were deep and long to my amazement. The 3D graphics were smoother than Saturn's.

So many memories of gaming goodness.

i finished Resident Evil a couple of times in one sitting with out saving on a memory card...those were the days!
Relientk77  +   848d ago
This is my favorite game console ever, this and the PS2
doogiebear  +   848d ago
My favorite systems in order:
Ps1
Ps3
NES
Ps2
Snes
N64

To hell with that rip-off known as xbox (and currently, I find the Wii U underwhelming). Sony and (sometimes) Nintendo, for life!
ambientFLIER  +   848d ago
Lost forever? Um...someone hasn't heard of ebay.
black911  +   848d ago
Ps1 crash bandicoot. Oh the memories. Please someone invint a tome machine I miss the 90s nickelodeon had gamesgows. Saturday morning cartoons. Misic was still good. Tv shows were funny.
Playstation4LyFe  +   846d ago
All i remember playing on ps1 were WWF war zone, parapa the rapper, twisted metal, street fighter and blazing dragons.. i remember a lot more from dreamcast!
Playstation4LyFe  +   846d ago
oops i forgot crash bandicoot and RE

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