It's no secret to anyone that Nintendo has experienced a lot of success with their NES and SNES mini console. So here's my (Sharn Daniels, TGG) my thoughts on which games that should be included in a potential PS1 mini console by Sony.
all these classics are costing more than any mini console ...woulde be idiotic from Sony to include them all in one 70$ place ....also through PSN every one of them is pretty much overplayed ...mini PS cosole would nt have that much of an impact ..for example i already have the most of them in og disc form and PSn digital purchase , i wouldnt even bother buy PS mini
People would still buy it, so the question would be what a fair price point would be. How much do you want to bet? I know retailers that have been asked that question a million times just this year alone.
They should release a mini PS1 and then a mini PS2, easy cash for nostalgia. Throw in some RIDDDGE RAAACER!
Moldy Take this L, go sit at a corner
If the price would be right, then people would buy it for sure (just the collectors alone should be enough to motivate Sony to sort that console out).
Siphon filter and Tenchu then I'm sold
Silent bomber too :D
I don't completely agree with that list. They have too many from the same franchise. The ps1 had so many unique titles that they should keep it diverse if they decide to do it. I wouldn't even be upset if they didn't include final fantasy games because those are already cheap on psn and have versions that are slightly updated anyway for VII and IX on ps4 and VIII on PC
It didn´t stop people from buying a snes mini even though they owned all of those games on vc....
I like consoles, I still have my PS1, I would get this too even if I didn't plan on using much.
I would be more inclined to buy a disc as well, however for the general consumer a lot of people don't even know you could download PS1 games on the PSN for PS3. a Disc would do well, put on Crash 1,2,3 Spyro 1,2,3 and that thing will sell like Hotcakes
Hey guess what? The world doesn't revolve around you! I never owned a PS1 and only played like 1-2 games at a friend's house. I would love to have one and experience all the games I missed since I was a Nintendo fanboy at the time.
Funny haha sony is know where as great as Nintendo so I sunny thunk it'll do well or cause lots off commosion like Nintendo products. Suing has been copying Nintendo for years send they haven't been successful yet. It's bad luck to follow in Nintendo's footsteps, besides, u can play ps1 classics on every ain't system so what would be the point?
Could that then be said for the SEGA and Atari mini consoles as well? Sony hasn't been successful? "u can play ps1 classics on every ain't system so what would be the point?" - You could use emulators to play every single game there is on the NES and SNES mini, so what's your point?
Well, Sony has sold more consoles than Nintendo, and their 20 some year legacy has produced many great games. I seem to remember playing classic Nintendo games on the Wii, and Wii U. So what is this difference? Neither current console has proper VC, you can't count the handful of PS2 games on PS4. The classics would all be on the switch eventually too, but they might not want to throw away the millions in profit from the classic mini systems.
I think Sony would have to weight in on this matter rather carefully. So "if" done right, then they could actually earn tons of money on a PS1 mini console.
You know handhelds are consoles to right ?
I can't really understand much of what you're saying, but what I can understand reads like BS and something a child would say. The Playstation has been around for 20 years. It wasn't luck that got them this far. It's good you think so highly of Nintendo, but no need to sh** on one brand that has been in the game for years, and put the other brand on a pedestal.
What did I just read.. Or more accurately what did I just try to Read
WTF did I just read..
English motherfucker, do you speak it?! -Sam Jackson, Pulp Fiction
Wish I knew what you are trying to say.
did you use google translate to emulate english?
This was written so poorly I can barely process it.
Smokingunz, you have been nominated for the 'Most Deluded Comment on N4G - October 2017' award!
I think you were dropped on your head at your current age
Had anybody translated or deciphered this....whatever it is?
Impossible. Sony doesn't own any of those games. If they did release a mini PlayStation 1 console it'll cost them millions to license those games.
Nothing is impossible ;) You don't say? And there's this little thing called "provision". So it would be kind of the same deal as you make when you realease a "best of horror" games collection or something like that (everyone gets a piece of the pie). For example, I hardly doubt that Atari owns ALL the games that's included with the Atari Jaguar mini console (they don't own the "Rayman" and "Alien vs Predator" IP for one).
Sony , in any case , is the publisher of ANY game on playstation.. the rights are in from the first day of development.
That would be another point, yes.
i agree, nintendo own 80percent of the classic titles for all their consoles. sony own what, 20percent? the majority of their AAA games are third party. ie a licensing nightmare for a mini ps project
I don't even know if this could be done. However, "if" that would be the case, then, sure, why not? I'm curious to see what the launch price would be though.
How does 80 to 100 pounds sound? (with one controller included).
PSTV is the closest thing
True enough, but "if" a PS1 console ever did happen to see the day of light. Then which games would you like to see on it?
Hard to say since I already bought a lot of PS1 games on PSN.
I think the question here would be how much people would be willing to pay for a console of that kind. Furthermore, I'm not even sure if all of those games would be able to be included with a PS1 mini (licences and whatnot).
No more than 100 pounds (that's what I would pay for it with the said games in Sharn's OP).
in my opinion... Nintendo start to make this "mini mini mini" just because the lose of money on WiiU sales. The only thing that can work to gain reputation, style and fans is the making of the classic consoles. i think that sony don't have this problems. Switch is a good console but at what price point ?. 329 ?.. really too much even for a company like Nintendo.
Ehrm...Say what? The Switch is doing just great man. Well, I for one think that it's a pretty okay price based on what you get.
Yet you probably paid $400 for a PS4 when it first came out! 😂 fanboys are retarded 🤦🏻♂️
Why would Sony release a PS mini when they can charge people 15$ per month for ps classics?
I'm disappointed that Castlevania: Symphony of the Night wasn't on this list.
Tenchu 1 and Tenchu 2 not on this list as well.
Concentrate on the present and future Sony. As much as I personally loved the ps1, I have tried to go back and play some of my favorite games all time ie metal gear solid and resident evil in their ps1 form and its very difficult as the 3d technology was in its infancy and having gotten used to current games it's hard to go back.
It would be awesome if they would make it look like the PS1 memory card and it would have a HDMI plug in and it would hook up to a PS3 or PS4 controller. It would have wifi to download the roms from the store.
PS1 games came on CD which could hold up to 650MB and games like Final Fantasy series (ie. 7, 8 and 9) took four disks so games like this would be approximately 2GB (FF7 is 1.37GB) so say Sony is going to put twenty games on the PS1 mini then they would need 16GB to 32GB of storage. The problem Sony would have is what games to put on it and if they would allow additional games via a memory card. Of course, since Sony is a business they would want to make a profit on a mini PS1 so they would need to get all original game developers on board as well. Note: Rather than the extra cost of making space for memory cards use say 50MB to 100MB of internal memory (original memory cards were 1MB) and why not let people use a wireless controller such as a PS3 or PS4 controller since there is a lot of similarity to the original Dual Shock one.
I'd add the PS1 Twisted Metal games to that list as well. Rollcage is another PS1 game I'd like to see on a PS1 mini, if one ever happened.
Sony should make one of these and Gran Turismo 2 should be on it
I would love to play it if Sony decided to create mini PS1.
If Sony ever did a PS1 mini console I would hope that it has way more than 20-30 games on it as the PS1 had nearly 4 times as many games as the SNES had. So I'd say around a 100 games would be the correct number. Also I would like a good mix of stuff cause I hate how the SNES mini doesn't have any scrolling shooters or beat em ups on it. I mean I bought a SNES just to play Turtles in Time with my buddies. Not including that game on the SNES mini shows incredible incompetence on Nintendo's part. The PS1 really had a staggering number or classic games on it and ultimately I think that is why they kicked the N64's ass. Zelda 64 was amazing but it couldn't compete with the RPG mania going on in PlayStation land. Killer Instinct is great but it couldn't compare to Tekken, Street Fighter and Soul Blade. The N64 had a few survival horror games but Sony had dozens of them. The PS1 just had MORE of everything than the N64. If it happens, Sony needs to emphasize they're dominance over Nintendo by delivering WAY MORE and better rounded library than Nintendo's classic consoles.
Legend of Dragoon Syphon Filter Crash Bandicoot Spyro The Dragon Ridge Racer Type 4 Tekken 2 Medieval Dino Crisis Resident Evil 2 G-Police Gran Turismo 2 Bushido Blade Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver Ape Escape Tenchu That would do me fine.
Great list. RR Type 4 was my fav racing game on the PS1. And playing Syphon Filter in split-screen against buddies was magic back in the day.
Parasite Eve 2 improved upon the first one? Wtf did I just read? Hahahaha no.
This title is so wrong and this article is so pointless.
A lazy "journalist" making the most obvious list possible. He probably just googled "top 10 PS1 games" and copied the list, not having played any of the games himself. How about adding these: Castlevania SOTN (how can you not include that!?) Bushido Blade Tobal 2 Xenogears Tomba 2 FF Tactics (or Vandal Hearts or Tactics Ogre) Warhawk Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain Megaman Legends Alundra Heart of Darkness etc etc etc. Now you can copy this to write a "Games that should be on the PS1 mini but probably won't".
Alundra was amazing. Difficult at times, but a classic. Must have a hunt for a copy next time I'm in town.
Well, you can't have Spyro or Crash in the US because of licensing problems, so the list is pretty pointless.
Sony would need to make multiple PS mini's because there are FAR TOO MANY great games to be in one unit.. The NES & SNES classic consoles were missing a lot too but nintendo has the strongest 1st party IPs in the industry. Sony would need to get 3rd party and it also might increase the price due to licensing..
These titles are a little more obscure, but Omega Boost, Echo Night, and Ghost in the Shell would be excellent to have on there.
The problem is Sony doesn't own the license to any of these games. So the console would be expensive to make. That's why Nintendo can get away with giving away so many games.
Adding an X amount of games wont really benefit Sony at that price point though.. They'd probably package the console with a PSN of sorts that lets you pay x dollars per game. "Greatness awaits" lol spare me.
I don't know if a PS1 mini is really needed. Many of the PS1 games are available to play on PS3, or on PS4 via PSNow. What I'd really like is for Sony to give the PS4 the ability to use its powers to emulate PS1 games, improving the graphics and performance. It'd be nice to have a device that plays PS1 games and be region free on a console that people active use. If Sony does release a PS1 Mini, I would definitely pick one up.
I already own a PS1 mini its called the PSONE. The little small white PS1, so making this is pointless. Also guess what my PSONE plays every single released PS1 game not just a select few.
This is the type of idea I wish I had thought of to write about 😅
I still don't see the point of these? Nostalgia? Most older games can be played on an emulator now, and if companies would do B/C correctly these would be totally useless. Just another cash grab to me.
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