Gam­ing’s great­est hits

Herald Sun - Switched On - - Games -

THIS month rep­re­sents the 10 and 15-year an­niver­saries of the PlayS­ta­tion 2 and orig­i­nal PlayS­ta­tion re­spec­tively. These two ma­chines helped take gam­ing to a new level, so let’s take a closer look at what made them spe­cial.


Aussie re­lease: Nov 15, 1995 World­wide sales: 102 mil­lion units Top-sell­ing games: Gran Turismo, Fi­nal Fan­tasy VII Crit­ics’ choice: Metal Gear Solid, Res­i­dent Evil 2, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 Cult clas­sics: Silent Hill, Castl­e­va­nia: Sym­phony of the Night, Vib-Rib­bon Fondly re­mem­bered: Crash Bandi­coot, Tomb Raider Sys­tem legacy: Ush­ered in the age of 3D gam­ing and kick-started great new fran­chises.


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