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5 Times Sony Shamelessly Copied Nintendo

27 days ago   |   By N4G

By Damien McFerran:
"Today, Sony announced the PlayStation Classic, a micro-console which comes pre-loaded with 20 games, is bundled with two full-size replica controllers, connects to your TV via HDMI and is powered by a humble USB lead. Sound familiar? Of course it does, because it's blatantly inspired by the NES and SNES Classic Editions. Even the imagery used to promote the new console a hand holding the system aloft is eerily similar to that used by Nintendo when it confirmed its own 'mini' machines."
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PlayStation Classic challenges Nintendo mini consoles with 20 PS1 games

PlayStation Classic challenges Nintendo mini consoles with 20 PS1 games

27 days ago   |   By SlashGear

Today, Sony announced the PlayStation Classic, a new mini console that comes loaded with 20 PS1 games. With Nintendo's success in selling the NES Classic and SNES Classic, this is something we should have seen coming, as the PlayStation 1 was home to many fondly remembered titles. The timing of this announcement is pretty perfect too, as the original PlayStation...
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Sega's Mega Drive Mini won't arrive until 2019

Sega's Mega Drive Mini won't arrive until 2019

27 days ago   |   By Engadget

The retro console craze kicked off by Nintendo's NES and SNES classic systems, with Sony's miniature PS1 inbound, has proven bountiful for nostalgic gamers keen to relive their 8- to 32-bit glory days. But Sega's plans to join the rose-tinted celebra...
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Sony PlayStation Classic brings 20 retro games on Dec. 3 for $100 - CNET

27 days ago   |   By CNET

Move over, Nintendo: PlayStation can play the mini console game, too.
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PlayStation Classic mini retro console is launching in time for Christmas

PlayStation Classic mini retro console is launching in time for Christmas

27 days ago   |   By TechRadar

First, there was the NES Classic Mini , followed by the SNES Classic Mini and the C64 Mini shortly after that. Now, Sony is joining in on the pint-sized fun by introducing the PlayStation Classic - a mini retro console that's set to arrive just in time for the holiday season. According to Sony's announcement , the console will come pre-loaded with 20 games - while the full lineup has yet to be revealed, classic titles such as Final Fantasy VII, Jumping Flash, Ridge Racer Type 4, Tekken 3 and Wild Arms have already been confirmed for inclusion on the miniature gaming system. Set to arrive...
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PlayStation Classic PSOne Games List: Which Classics Are Coming?

27 days ago   |   By N4G

From PlayStation Universe: "One of the big trends in recent memory is the creation of mini versions of famous retro consoles that have a stack of classic titles stuffed into their ickle plastic innards. Nintendo has made a fortune off of it, and weve seen everything from the Sega Genesis to the Commodore 64 represented in a miniature form already. Now we can make way for the PlayStation Classic!"
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PlayStation Classic Retro Mini-Console Announced

27 days ago   |   By 411Mania

Get one for PlayStation...
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