216w ago - Oddworld Inhabitants Co-founder & Creative Director Lorne Lanning has announced that two Oddworld titles will be hitting the PSone Classics section on PSN this week, as follows:
Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee and Oddworld: Abe's Exodus PSone Classics are both available on the PlayStation Store for only $9.99 each starting Thursday, October 22.
It was only about six years ago that I told our agent at the time, "Larry, don't you get it!? Our classic Abe games are history. The systems that played them are gone and they aren't coming back.
Ours is a disposable medium and we don't have a Turner Classics channel." He looked at me with this defeated expression and said, "Dude, that's the most depressing thing I've ever heard you say." He believed me, and I too believed it at the time.
Six years later and I have to admit it's great being proved wrong.
We couldn't have been more thrilled when we learned that the PlayStation Network was willing to offer our classic Abe games to an entirely new generation of gamers. Finally, gamers who never got the chance to meet and play him when he first came out on the PSone system, will now get that chance to meet the guy who graced many magazine covers and proved the unlikely hero that captured people's hearts.
219w ago - Sega's Associate Community Manager Julian Mehlfeld has announced that today Sega Classics are hitting Sony's PlayStation Network to coincide with the launch of their PSPgo console.
To quote: Starting with the release of the PSPgo, we're happy to announce our some of our PSP of titles are available for download on day one.
We've got a few titles you might have missed that are worth a look, or even a second look if you've already played them. Below we've got a brief summary of the titles you'll come across and will be taking a deeper dive on a few of them across our Sega blogs in the days to come.
Alien Syndrome Alien Syndrome is a sequel to an old arcade game of the same name and takes place some 20 years after the original. Featuring over 80 different weapons, hundreds of armors and items, 3 difficulty modes, ad hoc multiplayer, and over 40 levels, Alien Syndrome will keep any dungeon crawler busy for a while. The game is probably best described as a top down shooter with added RPG elements.
Crazy Taxi: Fare Wars Are you ready to make some crazy money? Crazy Taxi for PSP is actually a collection containing the original Crazy Taxi and the sequel, Crazy Taxi 2. In Fare Wars, you've got access to all the original crazy moves, over 30 crazy...
232w ago - Capcom's Marketing Coordinator Ryan McDougall has announced today that Capcom Classics will be hitting PSN tomorrow.
To quote: Today, I'm here to bring you word of our upcoming PlayStation classics, a library of classic games being brought to you on the PlayStation Network. We've sorted through our archives and hand-selected the games that rocked the industry.
All of these upcoming classics will be released over the PSN, and will be playable on your PSP.
Coming up first is Capcom Classics Collection: Remixed, available tomorrow. The game is a collection of arcade classics from gaming's glorious past. Pay homage to the best of the arcades, like Final Fight, Bionic Commando, Street Fighter, and Magic Sword. Prove your old-school dominance with twenty full arcade titles. Check out the full list of included games here.
Later this summer, look forward to Fate/Unlimited Codes. Capcom's fighting game masters have brought one of Japan's most popular animes exclusively to the PSN, ready for the new PSPgo. High-flying combos and fast-paced versus action show off the game's gorgeous 3D graphics, and it's a fighting-game experience you can't get anywhere else.
236w ago - The PlayStation Network continues to be an integral part of Sony's business model, with the company today announcing that we can expect 90 exclusive titles and more than 50 PSone classics coming to the service this year.
As previously reported, Final Fantasy VII hits the PSN today, with more titles expected to be announced shortly.
There are currently 24 million users on the PSN across 55 countries, including 11 million users in North America who've downloaded some 475 million pieces of content thus far.
To quote: Today Jack Tretton has announced during Sony's E3 conference that they will be bringing over fifty PSOne Classics to the PlayStation Store this year, starting today with the release of Square Enix's Final Fantasy VII on the store.
Some of these titles are Capcom games, as Capcom has previously stated they are bringing more PSone Classics to the PlayStation Store.