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Grandia

Grandia 3 now available via the PlayStation Store

While I Am Setsuna is the hot new JRPG du jour, it wasn't the only one to grace the PlayStation Store in North America week, as Game Arts has re-released Grandia III under the PlayStation 2 Classics banner. However, unlike the string o...   read

 
 
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SNK

Metal Slug Anthology coming to PS4

The Metal Slug Anthology will be the next title to join the growing library of PlayStation 2 Classics available on PlayStation 4, according to the latest episode of the PlayStation Blogcast. The collection will be available digitally i...   read

 
 
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The Man Without Fear
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The near-finished Daredevil game that Marvel quashed

As part of the superhero boom in the early 2000s that saw Marvel selling off movie rights to its pajama-wearing characters and saw Colin Farrell kill a man with a paper clip, there was meant to be a Daredevil: The Man Without Fear game. It...   read

 
 
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Double Fine

Psychonauts is coming to PS4 'soon'

[Update: "Psychonauts is coming out soon, but not this week," a Sony representative wrote in an update to the company's weekly releases post. "Apologies for the error. Stay tuned for final timing!"] Back in December, when Double Fine P...   read

 
 



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SONY

PS2 action game Primal returns on PS4 this week

Primal is making a comeback on PlayStation 4 this week. Sony plans to release an enhanced version of Guerrilla Cambridge's (then SCE Cambridge) 2003 action game -- which stars an increasingly-demonic young woman and her gargoyle pal on a qu...   read

 
 
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JRPGs

Sony JRPG Wild Arms 3 coming to PS4 next week

An enhanced version of Wild Arms 3 will be available digitally for PlayStation 4 next Tuesday, May 17, in North America, Sony announced this week via the latest episode of the PlayStation Blogast. The RPG was co-created by Sony's now-d...   read

 
 
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SNK

King of Fighters 2000 coming to PS4 next week

SNK isn't screwing around with its comeback. On top of a brand new King of Fighters and an enhanced port of The Last Blade 2, the studio is bringing the The King of Fighters 2000 to PlayStation 4 in North America next Tuesday, May 3, t...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XI

In memoriam: Final Fantasy XI (PS2, Xbox 360)

The Final Fantasy series said goodbye to two of its own this morning. Service for both console versions of the long-running MMO Final Fantasy XI was officially ended today following nearly a decade and a half of support. The PlayS...   read

 
 
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PS2 on PS4

PS2 classic Okage: Shadow King coming to PS4

Okage: Shadow King is heading to PlayStation 4 next week, according to the PlayStation Blogcast. Originally released for PlayStation 2 in 2001, this role-playing game follows the exploits of a young boy who becomes possessed by the spirit o...   read

 
 
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PlayStation 2

Sony is shutting down the PlayStation 2 Broadband Navigator this month

Ha, this is an interesting one. According to a post from Sony this week, the PlayStation 2's Broadband Navigator service will end on March 31. After seeing EA drop service for games after just one year, this is pretty commendable to see Son...   read

 
 
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Crash Bandicoot

This custom Crash Bandicoot PS2 needs to be official

Aku Aku!This custom Crash Bandicoot PS2 is making me want to boot up the original trilogy again. Oh, and Crash Team Racing, and Crash Bash. This was a really good series at one point! It's sad that it's potential was squandered. Alas, ...   read

 
 
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PS2 Classics

PS2 classic Rise of the Kasai coming to PS4

Rise of the Kasai is coming to PlayStation 4 in North America next Tuesday. Originally released for PlayStation 2 in 2005, the Sony-published hack-and-slash game is the follow-up to The Mark of Kri (2002) and one of the only games from...   read

 
 
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SQUARE ENIX

Final Fantasy XI shuts down on consoles next month

In case you are somehow still playing Final Fantasy XI on PlayStation 2 or Xbox 360, well, it's about time to download the PC version or, you know, actually find something new to play. Square Enix has confirmed plans to cease supp...   read

 
 
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Ty the Tasmanian Tiger
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2002's Ty the Tasmanian Tiger is coming to Steam Early Access

When Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 4 released on Steam last year, developer Krome Studios teased that the previous games would also eventually make their way to the platform. It has now finally, officially announced that the original Ty the Tasma...   read

 
 
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Dark Cloud 2

Dark Cloud 2 is coming to PS4 next week

According to the latest PlayStation Blogcast, Dark Cloud 2 (or Dark Chronicle in Japan and Europe) will be joining the PlayStation 4's steadily growing list of PS2 emulations on January 19. They already released the first Dark Cloud on PS4,...   read

 
 
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Arc the Lad

Arc the Lad coming to PlayStation 4 this week

PlayStation 2 role-playing game Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits is on its way to PlayStation 4 in North America this Tuesday, January 12, Sony announced today via the PlayStation Blog. Originally released in 2003, the title takes place...   read

 
 
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PS2 on PS4

Wild Arms 3 and four other PS2 titles listed for PS4

The ESRB has pointed to another batch of PlayStation 2 games expected to appear on PlayStation 4. Based on recent listings by the video game ratings board, the console will get Ape Escape 3, Okage: Shadow King, Primal, Siren, and Wild Arms ...   read

 
 
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FantaVision

PS2 launch title FantaVision rockets to PS4 next week

FantaVision is coming to PlayStation 4 next Tuesday, according to the PlayStation Blogcast. The fireworks game was initially conceived as a tech demo to showcase the power of the PlayStation 2 before later being converted into a retail game...   read

 
 
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PaRappa on PS4
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I'm glad I got PaRappa the Rapper 2 on PS4

PaRappa the Rapper 2 holds up so well! As you might have seen, the PlayStation 2 rhythm game became available this week on PS4. It's a classic tale about a rapping dog with a lifetime supply of noodles who really just wants a good burger, d...   read

 
 
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Sony's taking requests for PS2 games on the PS4 using #PS2PS4

A while ago, Sony began selling emulated PS2 games on the PS4. We’ve already had some great games like Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and Dark Cloud, but with a huge library of PS2 games out there ripe for the picking, figuring out whi...   read

 
 
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PS2 games on PS4

PaRappa the Rapper 2 hits PS4 next week

Sony has begun selling PlayStation 2 games on PlayStation 4 with Trophies and 1080p support. After that initial batch of titles, PaRappa the Rapper 2 is up next. It'll be available on Tuesday. It's unknown exactly how much this will cost --...   read

 
 
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PS2 Rereleases
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The PS4's emulated PS2 games run worse in Europe

If you’re in Europe and have been tempted to pick up some of the PS2 games recently rereleased for the PS4, such as Dark Cloud and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, you might want to think again. Eurogamer’s Di...   read

 
 
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Max Payne

Max Payne rated for PS4, likely a PS2 emulation

Sony recently announced that PS4 can play PS2 games, so long as you purchase them again from Sony for upwards of $10. They do work pretty well, but I can't imagine buying too many of them, especially when PS2 games aren't all that hard to f...   read

 
 


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PS2 games on PS4

All those PS2 games run great on PS4, though they might be rougher than you remember

PS2 times were amazing. I mean, that's the era of that wild Clover clutch I never stop talking about (Okami, God Hand, etc). So news that the PlayStation 4 would be able to emulate PlayStation 2 games? Sweet! You can't use PS2 discs or PS2 ...   read

 
 
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PS2 Classics
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Will you be getting any PS2 games on the PS4 today?

I'm going to preface this community question by stating the obvious -- the way Sony is handling backward compatibility is not ideal. It has had issues in the past with it, like some PS3s past a certain date not playing PS2 games natively&nb...   read

 
 
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