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* Playstation 1 and 2 games

Post by James Bond » Sun Mar 04, 2007 12:19 pm

Looking to buy some cheapish games from town tomorrow, fancy a change, so what unknown games can you suggest? I recently picked up a remake of Pong for the PS1, very fun game.


I'm into all sorts really, though no RPG's.

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Post by Dudley » Sun Mar 04, 2007 2:17 pm

Aquanauts Holiday on PSX.
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Post by pottyboy » Mon Mar 05, 2007 4:35 pm

The Twisted Metal games on PS1 are really good fun!
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Post by paranoid marvin » Mon Mar 05, 2007 4:36 pm

Ridge Racer Revolution
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Post by pottyboy » Mon Mar 05, 2007 4:40 pm

paranoid marvin wrote:Ridge Racer Revolution
Add Rage Racer and Ridge Racer Type 4 to that list too!
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Mon Mar 05, 2007 4:42 pm

paranoid marvin wrote:Ridge Racer Revolution
Double that and add a link cable.
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Post by Dark Reaper » Mon Mar 05, 2007 4:45 pm

The Jumping Flash games are good if you can find them.
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Post by Elgin_McQueen » Mon Mar 05, 2007 4:46 pm

When did Ridge Racer become UNKNOWN games???? :lol: :lol:
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Post by RivaOni » Mon Mar 05, 2007 4:49 pm

Omega Boost is pretty good.

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Post by Dudley » Mon Mar 05, 2007 5:04 pm

Elgin_McQueen wrote:When did Ridge Racer become UNKNOWN games???? :lol: :lol:
When people forgot how to read :)
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Post by Utini » Mon Mar 05, 2007 5:19 pm

Not unkown, but under appreciated, Alundra 1 + 2!
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Post by Great Giana » Mon Mar 05, 2007 5:47 pm

if you like japanese rpg's, you're set. get grandia, xenosaga, valkyrie profile and all those titles.

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Tue Mar 06, 2007 1:39 am

Elgin_McQueen wrote:When did Ridge Racer become UNKNOWN games???? :lol: :lol:
The same time as Pong :roll:
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Post by Dudley » Tue Mar 06, 2007 2:39 am

Antiriad2097 wrote:
Elgin_McQueen wrote:When did Ridge Racer become UNKNOWN games???? :lol: :lol:
The same time as Pong :roll:
I don't believe THAT many people know of the PSX port though :)
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Post by dr_bob » Tue Mar 06, 2007 5:27 am

Ps1 games (nicked from an old post I did a while back)

King's field
This is so odd that I think it might defy the no RPG's rule.
I'd never heard of this until fairly recently .\"I've seen it refered to it as \"the most hostile RPG I've ever played\" .This is true , everything ,and I mean everything , can and will kill you, snails, fish , dragonflies, a bizarre walking kraken squid like thing...all will in fact hunt you down and kill you. Its a first person RPG , so when the wildlife do massacre you its quite disturbing ,I've started being mildly afraid of snails after playing this. The music consists of about eight or nine notes played over and over in a minor key, and the human inhabitants of the island are blank faced freaks who turn slowly to look at you when you talk to them as if they were trapped souls forever tormented in hell...or something , its a creepy game.
But perversely I've actually started enjoying it , given its cruel nature and the fact that its profoundly broken in the learning curve stakes(look, even the save points are hidden , yes HIDDEN!! behind fake walls, that’s how hard it is) you get a real satisfaction out of even surviving two or three encounters. Whether I'm playing this in a month though , or whether its stupidly hard settings break me is another matter though...
Blood Omen :legacy of Kain
AKA Zelda the Goth years aka \"how to be a complete bastard :Undead edition\"
(Ok so not exactly obscure , but its a goodun and nothing like the tomb radier with fangs sequels)
It’s a Zelda style RPG lite , but with added vampires. Bloodomen sees you unwillingly turned into a vampire.On taking control of the titular Kane you'll start off saying \"look I'll only suck the blood of the poor, defenceless,cliched,Germanic villagers when I absolutely have to\"...and lo and behold twenty minutes later you're knee deep in drained innkeepers and wenches, saying \"yeah , look I can quit anytime I want , two more villagers, ok three\"
Graphics wise the game is a bit creaky, but the voice acting is great, and the story is both twisty and turny so it’s worth a gander. The PC version is over at the home of the underdogs site , but is missing the rendered cut scenes though...
VibRibbon
Bizarre this one, although I was expecting something stranger..you play by guiding a 2d wireframe cartoon rabbit like character over a 2d obstacle course filled with loops , pits and hills, by pressing various buttons. the view then gradually circles the 2d course in a sort of 3d effect.
The CLEVER bit though is that the \"course\" is really just a representation of the music playing in the background, a kind of psuedo-ossciloscope fashion , with the pits and loops being created by the beats etc, a bit like the years old cthuga software on the pc , only not)..even more CLEVER is that you can put on one of your own cd's for a new challenge(I recommend Daft Punk's: Discovery by the way) .It all looks nice, as its wireframe runs stupidly fast on the psx and Vib himself with his weird synth muppet voice is endearing enough(hit too many loops and pits and he devolves into as skipping frog thing , then into a weird TV/tadpole hybrid , its a bit like the DC game REZ only cuter.)
What would have been more CLEVER would have been that you had to move Vib along the \"ribbon\" with the analogue stick , up and down with the music , and press buttons to over come obstacles as well, but we'll save that for the sequel eh?

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