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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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#PS2PS4
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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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PS2 emulation

Eight PS2 games are headed to PS4 tomorrow

Yesterday, Sony inadvertently published a video for Level-5's role-playing game Dark Cloud ahead of its (unannounced) release on PlayStation 4 via emulation. Now, we have our confirmation. Eight souped-up PS2 titles are headed to PS4 tomorr...   read

 
 
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Looks like the PS2 emulator on PS4 won't work with discs or Classics

Tucked away in the description of the leaked video of Dark Cloud's PS4 port was some more information about the PS2 emulation on PS4, and it is sure to rustle some Jimmies.  "PS2 Classics and PS2-formatted discs are incompatible w...   read

 
 
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Clouds are dark

Dark Cloud is coming to PS4

Sony accidentally uploaded a gameplay video for a port of the PS2's Dark Cloud for the PS4 onto its YouTube channel before it was quickly removed. Luckily, internet cybersleuths were able to grab the thumbnail and a screenshot. Accordi...   read

 
 
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PS2 emulation

Sony working on PlayStation 2 emulation for PS4

The PlayStation 4 can play PlayStation 2 games. The same special Battlefront bundle that includes Super Star Wars also includes Star Wars: Racer Revenge, Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter, and Star Wars: Bounty Hunter, not as ports, but running a...   read

 
 
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Obscure Video Games
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Obscure Video Games: Michigan: Report from Hell

On its surface, Michigan doesn't appear to stand out from the crowd of survival horror games that infested the PlayStation 2. A mysterious virus is turning everybody into monsters and you have to fight to stay alive. However, this is a Gras...   read

 
 
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Ty the Tasmanian Tiger

Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 4 releasing on Steam September 18, first three games are also coming to PC

Wow, Ty the Tasmanian Tiger is something I haven’t thought about in 10 years. I always thought it was a weird attempt to piggyback on the success Spyro and Crash Bandicoot had during the  generation before. The last game, Ty...   read

 
 
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Odin Sphere Leifthrasir

Atlus localizing Odin Sphere HD remake in 2016

Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir is coming to the Americas sometime next year, Atlus confirmed today. The high-definition remake of Vanillaware's gorgeous PlayStation 2 role-playing game was unveiled earlier this week. On top of cosmetic upgra...   read

 
 
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