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This is Making Time, a column about the games we've always wanted to play, and the games we've always wanted to play again. I never owned a PlayStation during the 32-bit era. I had a Sega Saturn, which I loved, though that didn't stop me from envying my PlayStation-owning friends. I was lucky enoug...

December 5th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Joining the esteemed ranks of Capcom and MonkeyPaw Games and nobody else ever, publisher Gungho Online America has released a suite of weird, random Japanese games to the PSOne Imports Store on the PlayStation Network.The six simultaneous releases include shmup compilation Zanac X Zanac, Kendo Rage...

December 4th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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The North American PS Vita store launched its PSOne Classics section this week with a ... modest selection. However, SCEA is showing an impressive effort to fix the situation, adding 26 more games to the store for download today – on a Thursday, not the usual PlayStation Store update day.The...

August 30th 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to Living in the Past, a weekly column about what's new in old games. Now get off our lawn. The PlayStation Vita officially supports PSOne Classics games now. But not all of them, at least not officially. As of today, you'll be able to get .... thirteen of them from the PlayStation Store dir...

August 28th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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A YouTube user found a way to transfer more PlayStation 1 games to the PlayStation Vita using yesterday's firmware update, as opposed to the nine listed on the PlayStation blog. YouTube user FistFullofPotions discovered that downloading PSOne games to the PS3, leaving them uninstalled, then transfe...

August 28th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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MonkeyPaw Games will make five of its PSOne Imports and Classics available to Vita users tomorrow, when the new firmware adds PSOne support to the handheld. Alundra, Arc the Lad 1 and 2, Vanguard Bandits, and the recently released Tomba will all be playable on Vita in North America starting tomorro...

August 27th 2012 at 9:15am 0 Comments
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This Tuesday, PlayStation Plus users will get to crack their brains open for less, as Dyad is 20% off for members of the premium service. It'll launch for $11.99 for Plus ($14.99 for everyone else).Next week, Malicious will launch at 20 percent off, and then that will lead right into PSN Play. So ....

July 16th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The next Vita firmware update will add the PSOne Classics support originally announced during E3. There's no exact date for version 1.8, but it's due sometime this summer.The update won't simply enable all PSOne Classics; according to Sony representatives, support for PSOne games will be rolled out...

July 3rd 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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PSOne Classics will soon be compatible with PlayStation Vita, finally. However, the launch won't just be flipping a switch on all the PSOne Classics available on PSP and PS3. Instead, Vita PSOne Classics will be rolled out gradually starting this summer, Sony informed Joystiq today.If you've previo...

June 6th 2012 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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The response was enthusiastic to our announcement of Tomba!'s impending arrival – we're guessing people have been looking at the astronomical eBay prices. Those of you who were thrilled to hear about the pink-haired caveman's digital thaw will likely be equally thrilled to hear that it's happ...

June 1st 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments