The PlayStation (PSX or PS1) was home to a whole load of amazing games. The system is arguably the best console for RPGs and helped revolutionize sports and shooter games. With such an influx of overwhelmingly great PS1 RPGs and other games, it’s only natural that a few would slip through the cracks. Whether the games were too outlandish for their time or were released … Continue reading 15 Most Underrated PlayStation Games (PS1)
Prices of video games have been on the rise over the last year, but you don’t need me to tell you that. Just take a look at all of the articles posted here at Ghettogamer.net and you’ll see prices have been skyrocketing since the start of the pandemic. Now, the more extreme prices of some games seem to have settled down, but I’d like to … Continue reading PS1 Game prices are out of control – but for some, it’s the perfect time to buy
Blocky graphics, pre-rendered backgrounds, and controls that could not make sense of a 3D world were all hallmarks of games on the original PlayStation console. However, it seems that for every ten duds that were released, we would get at least one timeless classic. So why does this list only have 15 PS1 games that hold up today? Well, I like the number, alright? Also, … Continue reading 15 PS1 Games That Hold Up Today
Role-playing games (RPGs) are some of the most popular games released by video game developers. They tend to have elaborate stories, give players a sense of immersiveness that isn’t present in other genres, and give the player freedom in a digital world. Also, RPGs are a great measurement of a video game console’s capabilities. These games push the limits of sound, graphics quality, and developer … Continue reading What Is the Best Console for RPGs?
The PlayStation 1 had a ton of great games. But, the RPG genre really took off on this system. Before you scroll down and roll your eyes at the #1 choice for the top PlayStation 1 RPG, I want you to know that making this list was one of the most involved projects I’ve done as a writer. In my mind, no system comes close … Continue reading The Top 31 PlayStation 1 RPGs
FFVIII isn’t on the top of most PS1 RPG lists, but it probably should be. Here’s why. It’s easy to label Final Fantasy VIII as divisive when comparing it to other PS1 RPGs. Some people believe that it belongs on the short-list for the best RPG on the system, while others think it doesn’t even make the top five games in the Final Fantasy series. … Continue reading Why Final Fantasy VIII is NOT One of the Top PS1 RPGs
There’s nothing worse than waiting for the next installment in your favorite game series only to be disappointed by a subpar entry. Yet, there were some truly terrible PS1 games in otherwise great series. Whether it was a lack of innovation or failing to capitalize on the best aspects of their previous games, some series dropped the ball. So, we’re going to poke fun at … Continue reading Terrible PS1 Games in Otherwise Great Series
PlayStation was trying to make its mark on an industry that had been previously dominated by Nintendo and Sega, while the N64 was developed to follow in the footsteps of the juggernaut that was the SNES. Continue reading The 64-Bit Console Wars – Why Sony Beat Nintendo’s A$$