Over 100 Classic PlayStation Titles Explode onto PlayStation Vita
To enhance the games collection with games priced from only 99p
Sony has today announced that an extensive list of over 100 PlayStation one Classics from the console that changed the face of gaming are now available for PlayStation Vita, bringing quality, variety and heritage to the portable entertainment system.
PS one Classics coming to PS Vita include titles that gamers have loved for over a decade with all-time favourites such as Metal Gear Solid, Crash Bandicoot and Final Fantasy VII all available to download from PlayStation Store.
With PS Vita System Software update ver. 1.80, PS Vita owners will be able to experience unadulterated nostalgia and play some of their favourite PS one Classics on the portable device. For gamers who have grown up with PlayStation this is a chance for them to experience their favourite games on the ultimate portable entertainment system. Additionally, PlayStation 3 and PSP owners who have previously purchased PS one Classics from PS Store will be able to download and play them on their PS Vita system at no extra charge.
Not only will there be an outstanding variety of content available, there will also be great value. With games available from PS Store from just £0.99, PS Vita owners will be able to get their hands on an amazing range of titles without breaking the bank.
A full list of titles can be found at eu.playstation.com, but highlights from the range include:
PS one Classics
Tekken 2 (SCEE) – Fan favourite of the popular fighting series Tekken
Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus(GT Interactive) – Quirky platformer starring the unusual, but iconic Abe
Tomb Raider II Starring Lara Croft (Rebellion) – Hugely popular sequel to the genre-defining action / adventure game Tomb Raider
Crash Bandicoot® (SCEE) – Classic platforming action from Naughty Dog, creators of Uncharted and The Last of Us
SILENT HILL (Konami) – Debut chapter in the terrifying survival horror game series that has been haunting dreams since 1999
Vagrant Story™ (Square Enix) – Square Soft developed action / adventure role playing game that focuses on weapon creation andmodification, as well as elements of puzzle-solving and strategy
WipEout® (SCEE) – First in the series of futuristic racing games set in the year 2025
GRANDIA (Ubisoft)– Role-playing game set in a fantasy world of emerging technology and exploration
Ridge Racer Type 4 (Namco Bandai Europe) – Arcade racing at its finest
Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker (Konami) – Third person action game widely considered as one of the best titles to come to PSP
Dissidia® 012™ Final Fantasy® (Square Enix) – Prequel to Dissidia Final Fantasy, 012 revolves around the twelfth cycle of the eternal conflict between the gods Cosmos and Chaos
Final Fantasy® IV Complete Collection (Square Enix) – Ultimate compilation of the FF IV saga and its sequel The After Years
TACTICS OGRE™: Let Us Cling Together™ (Square Enix) – Tactical role-playing game regularly included on “all-time favourites” lists
Valkyria Chronicles™ II (SEGA) – Epic adventure game set in fictitious 1930s Europe
OMG-Z! (Laughing Jackal Ltd) – A favourite from the minis range, OMG-Z is a zombie-themed action puzzle
Blast Off (Half Brick Studios) – Take control of your rocket ship and rescue lost astronauts by navigating 45 levels of planets and asteroids
Fieldrunners (Subatomic Studios) – Popular tower defence game with the goal of stamping out waves of enemies before they make it across a themed battlefield map and escape
Angry Birds (Rovio and Abstraction Games) – Launch them birds, smash those pigs! Fire your squawking birds into the enemy fortresses and shatter them