Tag Archive: Classic


How to set up a PlayStation Classic

We are here to help get started as fast as possible.

The PlayStation Classic is a mini version of the original grey PlayStation from the late 1990’s. It comes with 20 built-in games and two controllers for you and your family to indulge your nostalgia bones. Now you have one though you need to get it set up and ready to play.

Happily, the Classic is fairly simple to get going so we will take you through  [Read More…]

Everything you need to know about modding the PlayStation Classic

There are some easy options and hard options for modding the Classic.

When all is said and done, all of these retro consoles that have appeared recently are the same. They are simply an emulator wrapped in a pretty box with nostalgic controllers. Because of that, there is a lot of options when it comes to hacking or modding them because the software is so basic.

The PlayStation Classic made by Sony is both very easy and  [Read More…]

How to change regions on your PlayStation Classic

In this guide, we’ll show you how to change the region on your PlayStation Classic from the slow, and jittery PAL to the slightly less slow and jittery NTSC. The difference between the 50Hz PAL and the 60Hz is quite pronounced when you see these old games on your 100hz HDTV.

How to change regions Use our How-to to complete the “add games to the PlayStation Classic” mod. This will set you up to play your own custom  [Read More…]

How to access the hidden menu on the PlayStation Classic

Within hours of the PlayStation Classic being released, people found a special hidden menu that allowed them to access extra features, allowing them to change regions and add visual effects. Unfortunately, it was also difficult to access without the right tools and those tools were expensive. Thankfully, due to the hard work of several people in the modding community, we have a safe and easy way to access those hidden menus.

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How to add scan lines to your PlayStation Classic

When you’re playing retro games on a retro console, sometimes you want to really immerse yourself into that world. Scan lines are an addition to your screen that makes your HDTV look like an old-fashioned CRT from the 1990s. We’re here to show you not only how to get them on your PlayStation Classic Games, but more importantly, how to get rid of them after they drive you mad.

Note: This only works on a modded Playstation  [Read More…]

XIII for PlayStation 4: Everything you need to know about this classic

Will a remix lose some of what made the original great?

In recent years, the story mode for first-person shooting games has started to feel like an afterthought, something to shoehorn into your multiplayer experience for those of us who complain, but not a serious part of the process. There are exceptions to this, of course, and some FPS have started to use the story mode in earnest, so now seems the perfect time to bring back  [Read More…]

Cel-shaded classic XIII returns this fall in new remake for PlayStation 4

Step into the cel-shaded world of XIII in its new remake as you search for answers to clear your name in a heinous crime.

Over 15 years after its initial release in 2003, XIII is being remade for PlayStation 4. If you didn’t get a chance to play it on a PS2 or are looking to re-experience the game in a whole new light, this is the perfect opportunity.

XIII is a first-person shooter where you  [Read More…]

Revisit old favorites with a record low price on the PlayStation Classic

Replay your childhood favorites with this retro console.

The PlayStation Classic retro gaming console is on sale for just $ 36.99 at B&H right now. We’ve seen a few sales on it recently, but this is the lowest we’ve seen it go and takes over $ 13 off its average price at Amazon since its release. This deal is only available for today as it is one of B&H’s limited-time DealZone promotions.

Sony’s retro console has not  [Read More…]

Hack this discounted $52 PlayStation Classic and revisit your old favorites

Dibs on King.

Amazon has the PlayStation Classic Console available for $ 51.99, a price we’ve never seen before. This beats the last discount we posted by $ 5. Typically this sells for $ 100.

You’ll receive the console along with two wired controllers, an HDMI cable, and a virtual memory card, though you’ll need to supply your own USB wall charger to power it.

While loaded with 20 original PlayStation games including Final Fantasy VII, Jumping  [Read More…]

Onimusha: Warlords review: A faithful remastering of a samurai classic

This Capcom classic has never looked better.

Up against the Resident Evils, Street Fighters, and Mega Men of the world, it can be easy to forget some of Capcom’s other classic series. One of those is Onimusha, which got its start back on the PS2 (and later, the original Xbox) as Onimusha: Warlords.

Onimusha: Warlords is an interesting title if only for its history. It got its start as a somewhat formulaic Resident Evil clone, except you  [Read More…]