GungHo Online Entertainment America, a multiplatform publisher for the online gaming community, today announced it has released six classic PlayStation titles on the PSone Classics section of the PlayStation Store, which are now available for download, each at a price of $5.99. The first batch of PSone Classics to be released by the publisher in 2013, these new titles represent a wide variety of game genres, from role-playing to puzzle and simulation. Western players can now grab these previously rare titles in their original, unaltered Japanese form by visiting the import section of the PlayStation Store. The titles include:
Favorite Dear ~Enkan no Monogatari~ – In a world hurdling towards ultimate destruction, society’s only hope rests in the hands of one hero and his peace-loving angel companion. The ultimate blend of RPG and simulation, players are given a unique character-driven experience with a cast of fantastic and unforgettable heroes.
First Queen IV – A chaotic real time strategy RPG in which several factions and dozens of characters battle it out for supreme control of a world known as Logres. Players will have to test their mettle as they command troops to combat rival warlords and forge alliances to ensure total conquest and bring peace to the land.
Mahjong Uranai Fortuna ~Tsuki no Megami Tachi~ – Classic Mahjong gameplay against three adorable fortune tellers at a time. Players will engage in a traditional four person match up, and win or lose they will at least walk away with a fortune.
Oz no Mahoutsukai ~Another World~ RungRung – L. Frank Baum’s timeless tale, The Wizard of Oz, re-imagined in a fantastic new adventure. Dorothy isn’t in Kansas anymore and players will be tasked with following the yellow brick road to that place “somewhere over the rainbow” in this familiar adventure.
Sentimental Graffiti – In this dating simulation, players will take the role of a young suitor whose vagabond childhood left him without ever having felt the sweet bliss of romance. When he receives a mysterious letter stating, “I want to see you,” players will need to figure out which one of twelve female characters is his true secret paramour.
Trump Shiyouyo! Fukkoku-ban – It’s classic casino gaming, Trump style! Enjoy ten of the most popular card games from around the world, including: Seven Bridge, Speed, Blackjack, Poker and more.
An eclectic mix of different genres for both core gamers and Japanese gaming fans alike, these titles have been added to the PlayStation Store imports section and are now available for download. In addition, GungHo Online Entertainment America will release more PSoneClassics in the coming months.
Tiffany "CeissaDesiste" Toms
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