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PlayStation Classic full game lineup revealed, see which of your requested games made the cut

All 20 games on PlayStation Classic (opens in new tab), Sony's own tiny lil' retro console coming this holiday season have been revealed. The official announcement (opens in new tab) lists a total of 15 previously unknown titles (Sony announced the console with five) and re-confirms that the system will arrive on December 3 for $99.99 / £89.99. Here all the games are in alphabetical order.

  • Battle Arena Toshinden
  • Cool Boarders 2
  • Destruction Derby
  • Final Fantasy 7
  • Grand Theft Auto
  • Intelligent Qube
  • Jumping Flash!
  • Metal Gear Solid
  • Mr. Driller
  • Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee
  • Rayman
  • Resident Evil Director’s Cut
  • Revelations: Persona
  • Ridge Racer Type 4
  • Super Puzzle Fighter 2 Turbo
  • Syphon Filter
  • Tekken 3
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six
  • Twisted Metal
  • Wild Arms

A nice mix of fan favorites and deeper cuts (how 'bout that Intelligent Qube), but let's see how it lines up with what GR+ readers and editors wanted from the PlayStation Classic Lineup (opens in new tab). Starting from the top, the most-requested game from our Twitter poll was Metal Gear Solid, which has indeed earned a place for all its codec conversations on the con-smol. Unfortunately, the second and third most requested games - Crash Bandicoot and Castlevania: Symphony of the Night respectively - are both absent.

I don't have a tiny recording device planted in a pot of fake hyacinths at Sony Interactive Entertainment headquarters or anything (don't check) but I imagine those games were big requests within the company as well. Unfortunately, the new Castlevania Requiem collection which just came out digitally (opens in new tab) probably squashed any desire from Konami to license Symphony of the Night for PlayStation Classic, since Requiem bundles up both Symphony and Rondo of Blood. And perhaps Activision didn't want to cannibalize sales for the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy (opens in new tab) by offering up the original in a shiny new package elsewhere.

Of the games we editors wanted, only Iain Wilson's Destruction Derby made the cut. I was hoping to play colorful platformer Tomba! on the tiny retro console but I'm actually more bummed it won't feature Rachel Weber's pick of Silent Hill, being such a seminal piece of horror storytelling. I guess we'll just have to hope that Silent Hill 2 makes the cut if and when Sony decides to sell a tiny PS2. Ooh, and Ico. And Dark Cloud 2. And GTA: Vice City. And…

Satisfy your appetite for old games the easy way with our guide to the best retro consoles (opens in new tab).

Connor Sheridan
Connor Sheridan

I got a BA in journalism from Central Michigan University - though the best education I received there was from CM Life, its student-run newspaper. Long before that, I started pursuing my degree in video games by bugging my older brother to let me play Zelda on the Super Nintendo. I've previously been a news intern for GameSpot, a news writer for CVG, and now I'm a staff writer here at GamesRadar.