76w ago - MonkeyPaw Games Marketing Manager Ray Almeda has announced that PSOne classic Tomba is pouncing on PSN today with details below.
To quote: While MonkeyPaw Games continues to deliver import experiences from Japan, we also have plenty of classic PlayStation titles in our library to satisfy nostalgic needs of even the most dedicated PlayStation fan.
This coming Tuesday, June 19th, we'll be releasing the platforming-adventure classic Tomba! on the PSN.
It will mark the first time that our pink-haired hero will be available digitally. It will be available for exclusive download in the PSOne Classics section.
Created by Tokuro Fujiwara, the same mastermind that brought us the memorable Ghosts & Goblins and Mega Man, the fresh mix of platforming and sub-quest based adventures make Tomba! one of the most ingenious and versatile PlayStation titles in the Store.
The story follows Tomba, a wild jungle boy who needs to get his lucky golden bracelet back from demon pigs that have overrun his land. He'll be using numerous weapons such as boomerangs and a large mace to overthrow a wide range of foes from evil pigs, spiders and large forest creatures.
108w ago - MonkeyPaw Games Marketing Manager Ray Almeda has announced today that a rare PSOne Classic, namely Vanguard Bandits, will be storming PlayStation Network tomorrow.
To quote: When talk turns to classic strategy RPGs, most players immediately think of Tactics Ogre, Fire Emblem or Final Fantasy Tactics. These games could hold one's interest for hours upon hours.
Battles would be so intense and challenging that players needed to constantly find ways - no matter how small - to eke out an advantage that could be the difference between sweet victory or shameful defeat. Tomorrow, MonkeyPaw Games will revive the now-rare Vanguard Bandits on PSN and with it, resurrect the glory days of classic strategy RPGs.
Originally published as Epica Stella by Human Entertainment in Japan, Vanguard Bandits was released by legendary publisher Working Designs in North America. The PSone game was loaded with content: 60 different missions, three branching storylines, crazy plot twists and dialogue on the Ruin Branch, five endings and path-crossing narratives. Vanguard Bandits kept gamers glued to their screens for marathon gameplay sessions.
The game is played from an isometric camera view similar to most games within the SRPG genre. But the 3D battle animations...
197w ago - Today Game Arts Sound Director Takahiro Nishi has unveiled that Grandia PSOne Classic will be hitting PSN later this week.
To quote: Finally! Grandia will be available for download on the North American PlayStation Network for PlayStation 3 and PSP this Thursday for $9.99!
Since the title launched on the Japanese PlayStation Network in April of 2009, we have received many inquiries about the North American launch.
And it wasn't so easy to keep our lips zipped under such circumstances, but the day has finally come! Well, let me tell you a bit about the game.
Grandia is an unforgettable journey with over 80 hours of gameplay, and it was released over 10 years ago for the PSOne and became one of the most critically acclaimed RPG games.
The player assumes the role of Justin, a young boy obsessed with becoming a great adventurer, who inherits a magic stone that leads him on an epic journey to uncover the mystery of a long lost civilization. And, he meets other adventurers who join him on his quest and as he unravels the threads of the ancient legend, he draws the attention of the Garlyle Forces who devise...
292w ago - Konami has released it's first title available via Sony's PlayStation Network download store in the form of a PSOne classic, namely Bishi Bashi Special. The game can be downloaded now and costs just £3.49. A video and the official Press Release are below:
The return of Bishi Bashi Special! Classic Konami PSOne title marks publisher's first download release via PlayStation Network in Europe Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has released its first title available via Sony's PlayStation Network download store in the form of PSOne classic, Bishi Bashi Special.
Originally released in 2000, Bishi Bashi Special is the definitive party game, and comprises over 80 fun mini-games - each madder than the last. Converted from two of Konami's Japanese arcade machines - Super Bishi Bashi and Hyper Bishi Bashi - the compilation is designed to test the player's reactions, timing and stamina.
As the name suggests, some involve simply bashing the controller buttons as quickly as possible, while others require pixel-perfect movement and extreme hand-eye coordination. All, however, are tremendous fun and doubly so when played against a friend.
The events go by such names as Juggler Panic, Burger Girl, Ladder of...