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PlayStation Classic and original PlayStation, side by side

27 days ago   |   By Engadget

At the Tokyo Game Show Sony showed off its PlayStation Classic system for the first time in person. Engadget Japan editor Ei Ito said it wasn't playable so we don't know if this is just a mockup or the real thing, but it is sitting next to one of the...
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Why The PlayStation Classic Will Ultimately Disappoint You

Why The PlayStation Classic Will Ultimately Disappoint You

27 days ago   |   By N4G

There's one crucial thing missing from the PlayStation Classic that the SNES Classic has in spades: lasting appeal.
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PlayStation Classic Will Have a Much Harder Time Selling its Nostalgia Next to the SNES Classic

27 days ago   |   By N4G

Yes, the PlayStation Classic is following up the act Nintendo put on with the NES Classic and the SNES Classic. No surprise there: Nostalgia is a hell of a profitable drug. Sony's not lacking for content capable of making people sigh wistfully, either.
But while Nintendo and Sony both have command of strong nostalgia magic, they're different kinds of nostalgia magic. Nintendo is associated with Mario, Zelda, Donkey Kong, Earthboundall properties that appear on the NES Classic and SNES Classic in some form. The PlayStation's lineup, though great, drew its strength primarily from third-party...
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