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Retro Review: Crash Bandicoot 2

Crash Bandicoot 2 Price: $5.99 Original Release Date: October 31, 1997 Recommended. Crash's second outing on PS1 has hit the PS Store. While the original romp was an enjoyable experience (that we recommended), it's clear that the sequel is an improvement in every single way possible. From the...

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Retro Review: Warhawk

Warhawk Price: $5.99 Original Release Date: November 10, 1995 Not Recommended. It seems unfair to capitalize on the popularity of the PS3 multiplayer game, Warhawk. Although largely heralded when it first arrived on PS1 more than a decade ago, it's clear that this PS1 legend hasn't aged well....

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Retro Review: Wild Arms

Wild Arms Price: $5.99 Original Release Date: April 30, 1997 Recommended. Is there any better deal on the PS Store at the moment? Probably not. Wild Arms is an excellent RPG that was overlooked by many, mostly due to the monstrous release of Final Fantasy VII on the original PS1. With fans...

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Retro Reviews round-up: Spyro & Twisted Metal

PSP Fanboy has been reviewing all of the PS1 re-releases from the PS Store. They recently added three more games, all of which are playable (upscaled!) on the PS3. Here are a few excerpts, but to check them all out, visit PSP Fanboy. Wipeout - Ultimately, the game's true shortcoming is well ......

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Retro Review: Twisted Metal 2

Twisted Metal 2 Price: $5.99 Original Release Date: October 31, 1996 Recommended. Once again, another stellar retro classic hits the PS Store, for play on both PSP and PS3. Twisted Metal 2 is an improved sequel of the most definitive car combat game of all time. There's a reason why Twisted...

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Retro Review: Spyro the Dragon

Spyro the Dragon Price: $5.99 Original Release Date: September 10, 1998 Recommended. Of all the retro re-releases on the PS Store so far, this is the most ideally suited for the PSP. With frequent save points, fast load times, and generally solid gameplay, Insomniac's early platformer still...

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Retro Review: Wipeout

Wipeout Price: $5.99 Original Release Date: November 21, 1995 Recommended. There's very little reason to pick up Wipeout from the PS Store, especially with Wipeout Pure already available on the console (at a budget price as well!). Regardless, the original PlayStation Wipeout still manages to...

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Retro Review: Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

File Size: 356 MB Price: $9.99 Developed By: Konami Published By: Konami Original Release Date: October 2, 1997 Short Review Recommended. One of the most frequently requested PS1 titles finally hits the PlayStation Store, with Konami releasing Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. The title holds...

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Retro Review: Castlevania Symphony of the Night

File Size: 356 MB Price: $9.99 Developed By: Konami Published By: Konami Original Release Date: October 2, 1997 Short Review Recommended. One of the most frequently requested PS1 titles finally hits the PlayStation Store, with Konami releasing Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. The title holds...

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Retro Review: Destruction Derby

File Size: 65MB Price: $5.99 Developed By: Reflections Interactive Published By: Psygnosis Original Release Date: November 1, 1995 Short Review Recommended. Destruction Derby is easily one of the finest PS1 games for play on the PSP. The graphics aren't too advanced, and the controls aren't very...

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