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PlayStation Classic full game list isn't so hot

Sony's revealed the full list of games coming to its $100 mini PlayStation...and they could be better.

Published Mon, Oct 29 2018 5:10 PM CDT   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:18 PM CDT

Sony's new $100 PlayStation Classic will ship with 20 old-school PS1 games, but the list could be a lot better.

Today Sony announced the full list of games that will come pre-loaded on its new PlayStation Classic micro-console. Honestly the list isn't all that impressive. While it does include greats like Metal Gear Solid, Tekken 3, Wild Arms, and Final Fantasy VII, there's a lot of key PS1 titles missing (a slew of Final Fantasy games, for instance).

I'd personally like to see games like Diablo and Castlevania: Symphony of the Night on the list, but the 20-strong lineup won't change before or after the console ships on December 3. Remember the PS Classic can't connect to the internet to download any new games--it's just a micro-console not unlike the SNES Classic Edition.

I'm personally going to pass on the PlayStation Classic as it doesn't seem like a value proposition for me. But that's not to say it won't be a fun little holiday system.

Check below for the full PlayStation Classic games offering:

  • Battle Arena Toshinden
  • Cool Boarders 2
  • Destruction Derby
  • Final Fantasy VII
  • Grand Theft Auto
  • Intelligent Qube
  • Jumping Flash
  • Metal Gear Solid
  • Mr Driller
  • Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee
  • Rayman
  • Resident Evil Director's Cut
  • Revelations: Persona
  • Ridge Racer Type 4
  • Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo
  • Syphon Filter
  • Tekken 3
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six
  • Twisted Metal
  • Wild Arms
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Derek is absorbed with the intersection of technology and gaming, and is always looking forward to new advancements. With over six years in games journalism under his belt, Derek aims to further engage the gaming sector while taking a peek under the tech that powers it. He hopes to one day explore the stars in No Man's Sky with the magic of VR.

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