Sony has confirmed the list of games installed on its new, fun-sized PlayStation Classic console, prompting some inevitable controversy because why this Final Fantasy and not that Final Fantasy and what about Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and who even likes Intelligent Qube and booooo, this sucks.
Launching in time for the holidays like it’s 1994, the micro console comes pre-loaded with 20 “generation-defining” games, but what exactly defines that generation is obviously going to be different from one person who remembers being a kid and staying up all night on the weekend playing Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 to the next. Because Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 isn’t one of those “generation-defining” games, apparently, and nor is Crash Bandicoot, Tomb Raider, Silent Hill, Spyro the Dragon, or Bust-A-Move, and your childhood was wrong.
So, according to Sony’s marketing team, what are those games? The US version of the PlayStation Classic – which is presumably the same version coming to South Africa – features these “generation-defining” games: