The brand has been going strong for two decades and this month, PlayStation celebrates a big anniversary. Share the wealth of timeless memories.
MGS/ Syphon Filter /Gran Turismo /Crash Bandicoot /Spyro/Vagrant Story /Xenogears /Final Fantasy/ Parasite Eve /Resident Evil /Chrono Trigger/Cross /Dino Crisis/Legend Of Dragoon/ Fear Effect/ Twisted Metal/ Mega Man Legends/ Castlevania/ Suikoden/ Legacy Of Kain/ Tomb Raider/ Silent Hill/ Wipeout/ Tekken/ Jak and Daxter /ICO /Shadow Of The Colossus/ Okami/ Obscure/ Rule Of Rose/ Siren/ Dark Cloud/ God Of War/ Black/ Getaway/ Dragon Quest/ Need For Speed Underground/ Disgaea/ Persona/ Prince Of Persia/ Pychonauts/ Bully/ GTA/ Manhunt/ Beyond Good and Evil/ Ratchet And Clank/ Kingdom Hearts/ Devil May Cry/ Sly Cooper/ Resistance/ Killzone/ Bioshock/ Mass Effect/ Uncharted/ The Last Of Us/ Dead Space/ Fallout 3/ Elder Scrolls/ Red Dead Redemption/ Ni No Kuni/ Infamous/Alice Madness Returns/ Portal/ Batman Arkham/ Little Big Planet/ Journey/ Battlefield Bad Company/ Dark Souls/Demon Souls/ Deadly Premonition/ Heavy Rain/ Beyond Two Souls. Most of the game i listed are usually the whole series that spanned generations not just one game. So many great memories and i probably forgot tons.
Taking 6 failed ps2 back to walmart until walmart stopped taking all ps2 back for everyone. Then you had to send them to sony and they charged me 90 dollars to fix a 130 dollar console. Yes sony is responsible for breaking the console return system and walmart had to change their whole policy because of them. Walmart also started to match serial numbers with the console returned because so many people bought a second console so they could put their old broke one in the box and return it. Untill this day i never got to finish grand theft auto san andreas because my ps2 keep dying on me or corrupting my save files.
Well, you can get San Andreas for PC. I am pretty sure an average PC can handle it extremely well.
I've had my PS2 since launch, apart from a grinding noise when i open and close the DVD tray is works great, in fact i was playing SSX Tricky just the other day on it.
Which memories stand out?? Think I could write a whole book but to name a few. -Getting a PS2 for my birthday which was only a month after the console came out. -1st big purchase ever was getting a PSP at launch. Then it died that week but I got a replacement the next day. Still have it but the analog stick leans more than the tower in Pisa so I use my 3000 to play games. -Blown away by the freedom to do almost anything in GTA 3, never finished the game cuz I liked tearing up the city too much with cheat codes. -Cousin accidentally pulling the controller which was wired so the PS2 fell off my stand and broke in May '05 (Naturally my birthday just passed, didnt have money to replace it after getting a PSP in December) Got the slim for Christmas but it was a long 7 month wait. -Uncharted 2, top 5 best games Ive ever played Will add more memories when I pick up a PS4, when I get it is up to Sony. Waiting on a special edition with a great game in a color thats not black, white, gray/silver. Maybe will get it with Uncharted 4 and by maybe I mean they better freaking do it.
GranTurismo and Tomb Raider on the PS1 ( Silent Hill special mention ) didn't get to own PS2 Uncharted 2 and The Last of Us on the PS3
1.Playing my first JRPG game Suikoden II on the PS1 and beating one of the bosses, Luca Blight. One of my favorite JRPG games of all time. Still waiting for my Suikoden VI Konami. 2.Playing Gran Turismo 3 with my brothers for hours on the PS2. 3.Putting hours into the Dynasty Warriors series with my brother on the PS2. 4.Watching Dvd for the first time on the PS2. 5.Getting the phat version of the PS3 bundle with Uncharted: Drake's Fortune and was very surprise how good the game was. 6.Getting my first platinum in the Godfather II. 7.Playing Street Fight IV with my brothers on the PS3. 8.Seeing Uncharted 2 gameplay from E3 2009 and winning multiple Game of the Year Awards. 9.Watching Heavy Rain and Little Big Planet trailers that showed Sony was willingly take risk in gaming. 10.Seeing Kevin Butler for the first time and representing Sony in a funny way. 11.Platinuming Resistance 3 12.Platinuming Ico and Shadow of the Colossus. 13.Putting hundred of hours into Killzone 3 multiplayer with my friends. 14.Founding out that Naughty Dog was developing The Last of Us at Spikes Video Game Awards. 15.Seeing the first gameplay footage for The Last of Us at E3 2012 and hearing the crowds goes crazy when Ellie threw that brick at the guy and Joel shotgun blast the guy's head off. 16.Seeing The Last of Us be universally praised both by critics and gamers. 17.Witnessing Sony support for the gamers when they announced at E3 2013 that they support used games. 18.Fortune enough to be one of the lucky consumer to owned a PS4 20th Anniversary Edition. 19.Playing Flower and Journey on the PS4. 20.Seeing Sony wowing the crowds at E3 2015 by showing The Last Guardian, Final Fantasy VII remake, and Shenmue 3. Sony's trifecta of E3 2015. .....To Be Continued
I remember watching a friend playing Final Fantasy 9 when it was new and just being so amazed that video games were capable of such vivid story telling. It was the first RPG I ever experienced (with the exception of Pokemon). I bought a PlayStation just to play this game. To this day RPGs are my favorite genre. Still have that same copy of FF9. The only game I never traded.
Final Fantasy IX is an absolute masterpiece and the swan song of the series. Everything about the game is a masterpiece: the Easter eggs, the motifs, the themes, the art, the characters, the music, the story, the gameplay. The game took hundreds of hours to complete, and I played it probably 10 times growing up. It's a shame Final Fantasy 9 was overshadowed by the PlayStation 2 coming out and Final Fantasy 7 on the PlayStation 1 being the first one to go 3D.
Opening up my presents on Christmas and find MGS1 and a (then)brand new dualshock controller.
Bouncer, crash bandicoot, spyro......do not like uncharted, infamous and majority of the ps3 first party line up and ps4 first party line up......only first party game I like on ps3 was heavenly sword and they won't make another one........so playstation have went down hill for me, but it's okay, I'm just like everyone else we use it for 3rd party games, look at top selling games for each playstation generation and 3rd party take up majority like 8 out of 10 or 9 out of 10 of the top 10 games, so there are millions of people who feel the same as me.......in order to make it seem like a first party game is selling, sony bundle all the sales of all the games, for example all the uncharted together sold around 20 million games....grand theft auto sold over 30 million by it self.... even Mario kart wii sold over 32 million before it got bundle, that's just one game vs uncharted 1, uncharted 2, uncharted 3, and the two uncharted games for Vita.....so it seems everyone mostly use playstation for 3rd party games.......but I will admit Sony caught my eye again, that new Horizon game look great, please sony do not let me down, by the way no one on here can beat me on NBA 2k, I can't wait to get nba 2k16 for the ps4
Resident evil Crash bandicot Final fantasy series God of war
I'm not going to get into my PS2 or PS3 memories but some of my PS1 memories are Crash Bandicoot 1, 2 & 3 Gran Turismo 1 & 2 Urban Chaos Fighting Force DOA 1 Tekken Bloody Roar Gex: Enter the Gecko WWF War Zone WWF Attitude WWF Smackdown 1 & 2 Bowling Resident Evil 1 & 2 Frogger Silent Hill Bowling WipeOut T'ai Fu: Wrath of the Tiger Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 & 2 Street Sk8er 2 Metal Gear Solid Tomb Raider 1, 2 & 3 Spyro The Dragon Twisted Metal And that's as far as I can remember.. Unfortunately, I was a very young kid and I wasn't into JRPG's at this time so I never played any of the Final Fantasy games or anything like that. I only started getting into JRPG's last generation during the PS3 era.
Number 1 memory for me was selling my PS2 and buying the Original Xbox the moment i played Halo CE for the first time. Number 2 would have to be racing to the shops after school and spending the afternoon lining up to play the PS1 demo console set up. Playing Tekken against other kids and the winner got to stay on. Good times
1. ps1 in 2002-- Rayman the great escape, gran turismo. winning eleven. 2. ps2 in 2003--- MGS , ico, GOW, PES, OKAMI, Shadow of Colossus, Jak, burnout, DMC etc. 3. ps3 in 2010---- GOW, Uncharted, TLOU, GTA 5.
Ridge Racer! Riiiiiiidge Racer!
Broken lazer and broken pads are my most powerfull Memories when I think about Playstation as a general. To me the PS is been down Hill since the first, a pity but that how I see it. PS1 was the best console for various reasons like beeing the top console, more games, better grafics, best gamepad, and the games I loved. After that the PS2 was desapointing as it had the worst grafics ever in the gen, the day it came out the PC was already crushing it, every time I played a Rpg I was always thinking "why is this not on Xbox or PC". The PS2 hold back games for 7 long years, hated Sony for it, the worst system selling more and having so many good games with bad grafics. Then it came the joy of the Xbox 360 beeing better then the PS3 in every single aspect and having the some amount of games running better, the best time ever since the PS1, plus all those good games, exclusives and games that came a year or more first on Xbox 360. And finally the PS4 the beast that barelly as any diferente in grafics from the Xbox One, and as a ton of HD remasters and as a few AAA games. Finally Sony goes back to the Power and does nothing with it, the first two years are full of reash games, and some niche games. In the order from best to worst: Playstation 1 > Xbox 360 > Snes > NDS Lite > Dreamcast > NES > Playstation 2 > Mega Drive > ... to much trouble just f.ck the rest. Favorite Games from Playstation: | PS1 - Street Fighter Alpha 3, Vangrant Story, Final Fantasy Tactics, XenoGears, Final Fantasy 9, Final Fantasy 7, Parasite Eve 1, Alundra, Resident Evil, GT, ... so many RPG's ... | PS2 - Disgaia, Radiata Stories, Ar Tonelico 2, Dragon Quest, Rogue Galaxy, ... more Nippon Ichi Soft games, and more RPG's ..., God of War 2. | PS3 - Uncharted. | PS4 - Maybe Uncharted, Rime, and hopfully some RPG's.
Graphics aren't everything, yo
Games or game series that defined the Playstation for me in no particular order: 1) Tomb Raider 2) Socom 3) Final Fantasy VII 4) Ace Combat 5) Gran Turismo 6) God of War 7) Tekken 8) Soul Calibur 9) Syphon Filter 10) GTA Great memories
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