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so do PSP's play PS1 classic games off of PSN?

 
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 6:55 pm    Post subject: so do PSP's play PS1 classic games off of PSN? Reply with quote

I noticed on the PSN that it said PS1 classic games like Crash Bandicoot were compatible with the PSP. Does that mean if I had a PSP and downloaded the game that i'd easily be able to play it on the psp?

Does anybody do this? Does it work pretty well?
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yup! I'm pretty sure every PS1 Classic can play on PSP, while some are not bootable on Vita at the moment (I think. I could be wrong).

I haven't played any PS1 classics on PSP because I've never owned one, but the Vita's PS1 presentation works great. Make sure you create a virtual memory card though, just like on PS3. I started playing FFTactics and put about 3 hours in before I finally saved and it told me I couldn't without a VMC.

Final Fantasy 7 and Final Fantasy Tactics worked great obviously. I tried Tomb Raider at E3 and that was fine, but boy did that game horribly age.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Im not sure if your interested in this, but I helped my friend mod his psp to run a playstation emulator. I taught him how to make his own ps1 roms or download them from the internet. Only download roms of games you own, I dont advocate piracy here at the game revolution. Smile

I havnt had experience doing it with the vita though, this was years ago.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 10:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah i ran a softmodded PSP for a while there. Downloaded most of my PS1 games (was easier than ripping from my discs - GTA London wouldn't even read) and just put them on.
Also, no need to carry around UMDs. I played Ace Combat X for hours upon hours with the UMD until it started stuffing up, at which point i played it for hours upon hours off the memory card.

You need a PSP 2000 or certain PSP 3000s (I still have my modded PSP3K in a box somewhere) with certain firmware, though. Still cheaper than buying all of your games again through the PSN.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 28, 2013 3:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

So I just got a PSP 3000 and I bought Castlevania Symphony of the Night and I'm digging it so far. Not just the game, but being able to play these games I love on the PSP. I got tired of the DS and 3DS, just weren't doing a lot for me. I'll look into modding them in the future at some point.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 28, 2013 6:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cool Smile let us know how it goes. I've always been interested in Homebrew games on PSP, but I've never owned one.
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