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Submitted by liban-ali 407d ago | opinion piece

The Top 10 Games That Made The PlayStation 1

Sony's PS4 has recently been announced. In anticipation of the upcoming console, the first of We Know Gamer's new Top 10 features will be dedicated to PlayStation's past as we take a trip down memory lane and take a look at some of the gems that made the world fall in love with the console that started it all for Sony's video game endeavour. (PlayStation, PS2, PS3, PS4, Retro, Sony)

DivineAssault  +   407d ago
Dino crisis & not resident evil huh? I find that hard to believe.. The rest seem pretty accurate however i know Gran Turismo, RE, Silent Hill, Castelvania, & many others contributed much more than Dino Crisis..
Captain Qwark 9  +   407d ago
1, 2, 3, 7, 8, were pretty accurate. the others not so much. resident evil should def be on there, thats a no brainer.
HammadTheBeast  +   407d ago
Legend of Dragoon, FF VIII AND VII and IX I think. Also Spyro and Crash were awesome. I remember not having a memory card in the early days and leaving my Playstation on for 2-3 days to finish games. Oh the days of no overheating.
guitarded77  +   407d ago
Yeah, Resident Evil and Gran Turismo need to be on that list. They helped define the PS1. Syphon Filter was a huge franchise for the PS1 also. Maybe not a defining series, but Driver was ahead of its time.
-Superman-  +   407d ago
Spyro the dragon, i miss this game.
Ape Escape loved PS1 version, too bad they wont making new games.

Tomb Raider, this was so good.
NukaCola  +   407d ago
Oddworld Abe's Oddysee and Exoddus

These two master pieces never get old and have stood the test of time in every way better than any game I have ever played. Can't wait for New & Tasty...!!!
jony_dols  +   407d ago
Medievil may be a pretty obscure series to most gamers these days.

But that game was amazing...Bring back Dan, Sony!
joecanada  +   407d ago
Good list but no wipeout does not compare to gran t. The depth and quality just had never been seen before ... Resident evil was also great in the day
sonicsidewinder  +   407d ago
Croc was a top PS1 platformer. And the music...the MUSIC!

http://www.youtube.com/watc...

Goes well with Crash, Spyro & Rayman imo.

Nice list ;)
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-GametimeUK-  +   407d ago
I loved Croc as a kid, but I have come to realise it is quite average. Weird looking back on games I loved as a kid through an adults eyes.
-GametimeUK-  +   407d ago
My opinion will be hated because I was a kid at the time, but these are the games for me.

Crash
MGS
Tomb Raider
Resident Evil
THPS
WWF
Tekken
Final Fantasy
Ape Escape
Dave Mirra

They are the games I used to play the most. They made the PS brand what it is FOR ME... not in general. I loved going through my extreme sports phase with the PS1 games.
contradictory  +   407d ago
why do you think you would be hated for that?
i can't think of anyone who would really disagree with that too much
-GametimeUK-  +   406d ago
Usually my opinion is hated lol. I don't think Dave Mirra and WWF really define the PS1 as much as Soul Reaver or Syphon Filter etc, but they were just my childhood games. I felt they just fit in to "my" list rather than a list that defines Playstation.

There is usually one person who has to be like "omg, you put Dave Mirra over Abe, Soul Reaver, Syphon Filter, Rayman," etc etc.
HammadTheBeast  +   407d ago
Dude those are awesome. Tekken II was the one I played.
HyperBear  +   407d ago
Crash Bandicoot FTW!!!....ahh the good old days!
MysticStrummer  +   407d ago
Seeing Battle Arena Toshinden at Best Buy made me want a PS1. Resident Evil 1-3, Tomb Raider 1-4, Silent Hill, Metal Gear Solid, Ultimate Doom, Gran Turismo, Abe's Oddyssey, Final Fantasy VII, Road Rash, Return Fire, and many more made me a Sony man until they let me down, which hasn't happened yet.
SpinalRemains138  +   407d ago
Medieval
X-Alchemist  +   407d ago
soul reaver says hello
Darth Gamer  +   407d ago
Kinda funny, but I'm currently in the middle of playing Final Fantasy 9 on my VITA, Metal gear Solid 3 on my Vita and Tomb Raider reboot on the PS3. A game from each generation.

And NO, I'm not a Playstation fanboy, I also have my 360 and WII U which I also play regularly. I just happen to be playing all Sony at the moment. :)
Ares84HU  +   407d ago
Good list but there are a lot more great and amazing games that aren't on this list.

Resident Evil 1-3, Soul Blade, Fighting Force, Destruction Derby, Need for Speed (specially 3), Gran Turismo, Driver, Gex Enter the Geco/Deep Cover Geco, Pandenonium, Croc, Deathtrap Dungeon, Ace Combat 1-3, Duke Nukem Time to Kill, Medieval, Nightmare Creatures.
AnimeAvenger  +   407d ago
Might just be me, but besides Resident Evil not being on the list, I feel that Twisted Metal made the Playstation 1.
Relientk77  +   407d ago
How can you even pick only 10 there are so many
Dms2012  +   407d ago
I loved Kings Field 1 and 2, made the Ps1 for me.
nigelp520  +   407d ago
OUR CHILDHOOD ;)
Sizzon  +   407d ago
Battle Arena Toshinden, my first ps1 game, oh man :')

Solid list otherwise, but should have included Gran Turismo.
Oh_Yeah  +   407d ago
PepsiMan had to be one of thee best games on PS1 that most of us missed...If PepsiMan released in regions other than Japan back in the day it would be on more people's top ten for sure. Do yourself a favor and go get the rom guys.
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Wolf873  +   407d ago
While I think they could've used another famous game instead of DC, but for me it was the one of the best for it was the first action/horror games on PSX when I bought the machine! :)
slampunk  +   407d ago
Totally agree with the resident evil comments....i went out and bought one after i watched the game being played....still one of my all time favourite games......
Magnus  +   407d ago
I would have thrown in RE2 and RE3, Parasirte EVE 1&2, Xenogears, Chrono Cross, Blasto, MediEvil, Alundra, Wild Arms Franchise. There are more games to add to that list every game out on the PS1 made it a great console.
Imikida  +   407d ago
Twisted Metal anyone? No, just me? I loved the second one so much!
mrfastback  +   407d ago
my first ps1 game's were Castlevania symphony of the night! ffVII, played those till day brake. so many times. loved the music in those games .so solid.
danthebios  +   407d ago
Made me smile reading those lists :)
aDDicteD  +   407d ago
i liked how final fantasy and metal gear solid was on top of the list but i think resident evil surely deserved one of the top 10 spots in the list
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liban-ali  +   407d ago
Ha thanks for the comments everyone :) We hope to be coming back to this again soon but with the PS2. Hopefully that one will meet everyone's expectations.

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