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Sony Playstation
PS1 withDualShock.jpg
Original Playstation with DualShock controller

The PlayStation (commonly known as the PS1 or its codename PSX) is a home video game console developed and marketed by Sony Computer Entertainment. It was first released on 3 December 1994 in Japan, 9 September 1995 in North America, 29 September 1995 in Europe, and 15 November 1995 in Australia, and was the first of the PlayStation line-up of video game consoles. As a fifth generation console, the PlayStation primarily competed with the Nintendo 64 and the Sega Saturn.

Development of the console began after a failed venture with Nintendo to create a CD-ROM for their Super Famicom in the early 1990s. Game production for the console was designed to be streamlined and inclusive, enticing the support of many third-party developers. In July 2000, a redesigned, slim version called the PS One was released, replacing the original grey console and named appropriately to avoid confusion with its successor, the PlayStation 2.

The Playstation CPU contains a 32bit R3000 MIPS based core at 33.86MHz as the primary microprocessor. Also contained in the CPU is the Geometry Transformation Engine (GTE) co-processor, integrating additional vector math instructions used for 3D graphics, lighting, geometry, polygon and coordinate transformations. Unusual for the time, the PlayStation lacks a dedicated 2D graphics processor; 2D elements are instead calculated as polygons by the Geometry Transfer Engine so that they can be processed and displayed on screen by the GPU. The PlayStation utilizes a proprietary video compression unit called MDEC, which also resides in the CPU, allowing for the presentation of full motion video at a higher quality than other consoles of its generation. The system features 2 MB of main RAM, with an additional 1 MB being allocated to video memory.

Compatibility List[edit]

This is the main list of games released for the Sony PlayStation video game system, organized alphabetically by their localized English titles or, when Japan-exclusive, their rōmaji transliterations.

  • The list will be filled out automatically once more work is done on a game page template. As such, this page is currently incomplete.
Compatibility Description
Stars5.png Perfect: No issues at all!
Stars4.png Playable: Runs well, only minor graphical or audio glitches. Games can be played all the way through.
Stars3.png Starts: Starts, maybe even plays well, but crashes or major graphical/audio glitches.
Stars2.png Intro/Menu: Hangs/crashes somewhere between booting and starting.
Stars1.png Broken: Crashes when booting.
Stars0.png Unknown: Has not been tested yet.


Title Year Region Compatibility
'98 Koushien - Koukou Yakyuu Simulation 1998 JP Template:Ratings/'98 Koushien - Koukou Yakyuu SimulationStars0.pngEdit rating: '98 Koushien - Koukou Yakyuu Simulation
0 Kara no Mahjong - Mahjong Youchien Tamago-gumi 1998 JP Template:Ratings/0 Kara no Mahjong - Mahjong Youchien Tamago-gumiStars0.pngEdit rating: 0 Kara no Mahjong - Mahjong Youchien Tamago-gumi
0 Kara no Shougi - Shougi Youchien Ayumi-gumi 2000 JP Template:Ratings/0 Kara no Mahjong - Mahjong Youchien Tamago-gumiStars0.pngEdit rating: 0 Kara no Mahjong - Mahjong Youchien Tamago-gumi
007 - The World Is Not Enough 2000 NA/EU Template:Ratings/007 - The World Is Not EnoughStars0.pngEdit rating: 007 - The World Is Not Enough
007 - Tomorrow Never Dies 1999 NA/EU Template:Ratings/007 - Tomorrow Never DiesStars0.pngEdit rating: 007 - Tomorrow Never Dies
007 Racing 2000 NA/EU Template:Ratings/007 RacingStars0.pngEdit rating: 007 Racing
1 on 1 1998 JP Template:Ratings/1 on 1Stars0.pngEdit rating: 1 on 1
10101 - Will the Starship 1997 JP Template:Ratings/10101 - Will the StarshipStars0.pngEdit rating: 10101 - Will the Starship
10th Anniversary Memorial Save Data 2004 JP Template:Ratings/10th Anniversary Memorial Save DataStars0.pngEdit rating: 10th Anniversary Memorial Save Data
16 Tales 2 1996 JP Template:Ratings/16 Tales 2Stars0.pngEdit rating: 16 Tales 2
19 ji 03 pun - Ueno-hatsu Yakou Ressha 1999 JP Template:Ratings/19 ji 03 pun - Ueno-hatsu Yakou ResshaStars0.pngEdit rating: 19 ji 03 pun - Ueno-hatsu Yakou Ressha
20 Seiki Striker Retsuden - The 20th Century's Strikers 1998 JP Template:Ratings/20 Seiki Striker Retsuden - The 20th Century's StrikersStars0.pngEdit rating: 20 Seiki Striker Retsuden - The 20th Century's Strikers
2002 FIFA World Cup 2002 JP/NA/EU Template:Ratings/2002 FIFA World CupStars0.pngEdit rating: 2002 FIFA World Cup
2Xtreme 1996 NA/EU Template:Ratings/2XtremeStars0.pngEdit rating: 2Xtreme
3D Baseball 1996 JP/NA Template:Ratings/3D BaseballStars0.pngEdit rating: 3D Baseball
3D Kakutou Tkool 1999 JP/NA Template:Ratings/3D Kakutou TkoolStars0.pngEdit rating: 3D Kakutou Tkool
3D Lemmings 1995 NA/EU Template:Ratings/3D LemmingsStars0.pngEdit rating: 3D Lemmings
3D-Kaleidoscope - Baby Universe 1997 JP/NA Template:Ratings/3D-Kaleidoscope - Baby UniverseStars0.pngEdit rating: 3D-Kaleidoscope - Baby Universe
3Xtreme 1999 NA Template:Ratings/3XtremeStars0.pngEdit rating: 3Xtreme
3x3 Eyes - Tenrinou Genmu 1998 JP Template:Ratings/3x3 Eyes - Tenrinou GenmuStars0.pngEdit rating: 3x3 Eyes - Tenrinou Genmu
40 Winks 1998 NA/EU Template:Ratings/40 WinksStars0.pngEdit rating: 40 Winks
70's Robot Anime - Geppy-X - The Super Boosted Armor 1999 JP Template:Ratings/70's Robot Anime - Geppy-X - The Super Boosted ArmorStars0.pngEdit rating: 70's Robot Anime - Geppy-X - The Super Boosted Armor
A-Train - Trains, Power, Money 1996 JP Template:Ratings/A-Train - Trains, Power, MoneyStars0.pngEdit rating: A-Train - Trains, Power, Money
ASCII Entertainment Demo CD 1997 JP Template:Ratings/ASCII Entertainment Demo CDStars0.pngEdit rating: ASCII Entertainment Demo CD
ATV - Quad Power Racing 2000 NA Template:Ratings/ATV - Quad Power RacingStars0.pngEdit rating: ATV - Quad Power Racing
ATV Mania 2003 NA/EU Template:Ratings/ATV ManiaStars0.pngEdit rating: ATV Mania
ATV Racers 2003 NA/EU Template:Ratings/ATV RacersStars0.pngEdit rating: ATV Racers
Silent Hill 1999 JP/NA/EU 5Stars5.pngEdit rating: Silent Hill