Sony's PlayStation Classic mini console launches this year with 20 games

PlayStation Classic Mini games console REVEALED Sony PS1 retro games coming December

This year, Sony will be trying its hand at a similar thing with the PlayStation Classic Mini, featuring 20 games from the PS1 era.

The console comes preloaded with 20 classic PlayStation games such as the 1997 role-playing game Final Fantasy VII and 1998-1999 racing game R4: Ridge Racer Type 4.

If you thought that Sony will just sit idly by and watch Nintendo sell new versions of old consoles that are quite popular with the crowds, then think again. If Sony can deliver on the games side, this looks like its going to be a raucous success.

The PlayStation Classic releases on 3 December, exactly 24 years to the day from the PlayStation's Japanese debut. The price of the PlayStation Classic is notably higher than the $80 SNES Classic and $60 NES Classic Edition. Whether you're a racing fan, or looking to face off against Sephiroth once more in Final Fantasy VII, you can check out the confirmed games for the miniature system right here.

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The PlayStation was a groundbreaking machine on its original launch. Now it is good to see Sony enter the fray with a blockbuster effort dubbed the PlayStation Classic.

The PlayStation Classic is powered by USB cable, meaning that any port capable of 5W out, or via a USB-to-AC plug, is capable of powering the console. Players will also have to make do with wired controllers, but at least the package will come with two so you can jump on local multiplayer with a friend.

Visit PlayStation.com for more details and stay tuned for the full lineup of titles which is said to include more "fan favorites".

We're normally about Android, but we're totally geeks for some classic gaming and while it's nice to play with emulators a tangible throwback console is awesome. For example, the disk bay is useless, and there's no way to get any other games, given that the memory cards don't work.

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