Best Playstation One Games


The Top Ten

1 Metal Gear Solid

Outstanding story and gameplay. I could still play it today and have more fun with it than most games ever created

Such an amazing story, score, character development, fun gameplay. This one has it all.

In my opinion best 3 games for PS1 are: Metal Gear solid, Grand theft auto and Resident evil. MGS is a really good game and it deserves the first place. It is a great game. Everybody should play it! :)))

Snake what happened?! Snake?! SSNAAAKKE! - Gehenna

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2 Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped

Stop voting for Tomb Raider just because Lara Croft is sexy.

The first game I played on playstation! XD The best - Snowflake1992

One of the first I played and for some reason got a demo version of spyro, another great game when I went up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, square.

My favorite game of all time, I have a PS1 and I love this game on both PS1 and PS4 - B1ueNew

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3 Final Fantasy VII

This game was the primary reason I bought the PSX in the first place... along with two memory cards, which at the time, was something that was never needed before. - MovieSounds

this game was great but I got stuck on DISC 2. I heard that the last battle is with an incarnation of sephiroth - lucario411

Where is final fantasy viii on this list, the game I pure perfection, best game I ever played in whole my life

Please, be matures, enough with the "nostalgia feels".

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4 Crash Team Racing

Probably my most played PS1 game! Great all round, they really need to re-release this for the PS3 with multiplayer online

Excellent Story Mode And Awesome Multi player Fun! Better Then Mario Kart

Favorite ps1 game ever, played it 10 years ago for the first time and even now I play it on pc with emulator

I love this game!

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5 Crash Bandicoot 2 - Cortex Strikes Back

The only truly great crash game. The first was an average at best Donkey Kong Country rip off, the third was good but had WAY too many different gameplay styles, and the rest range from decent to unplayable.

The greatest game ever!

Better than crash 3

This is the best crash game for ps1

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6 Crash Bandicoot

Not the best, but definitely my favorite!

Always played this taking turns with my siblings. Very fun.

The best video game ever made

As innovative as it was, it’s way too dopey and clunky nowadays, the PS4 version is a massive improvement!

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7 Spyro: Year of the Dragon

Unpredictable levels, great stunning spectacle background music, controls are powerful, a must not miss journey with gorgeous and cool graphics. Totally awesome gameplay. So not a typical game. Creative mini games too.

Spyro was the first video game I remember playing, and has remained my favorite franchise 16 years later. This game was my favorite of the series and potentially my favorite game of all time.

Always loved the small but mighty purple dragon-he's my hero! Dreamy landscapes and funny characters like Moneybags!

My favorite PS1 game - bobbythebrony

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8 Tomb Raider

Metal Gear Solid number one?! That's messed up... Tomb Raider is awesome! It has an amazing soundtrack, one of the most memorable video game characters in history is your main character, and the gameplay is the best I have ever seen. TOMB RAIDER FOREVER!

I love India and some country are good and some country are bad.

I always loved locking the butler in the freezer in 2 and 3. - Ramses1017


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9 Tekken 3

My very first fighting game, brings back so many memories. I wish the tekken series went back to the way it use to be...

There were far too many top Playstation 1 games, so it's really hard to choose the best one, but I wouldn't be surprised if Tekken 3 is the #1. Tekken 3 is one of the best fighting games of all-time let alone on Playstation 1. - Minforever1

It was so good more like so god, had awesome graphics for its time and should defiantly stay at number 1

Tekken 2 was the best of the tekken games and that includes absolute classic which should be in video game folklaw and history - espyorkshireman

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10 Spyro the Dragon

When My Son Darius was 4 years old I Introduced him to the Game Spyro The Dragon. And About 2 minutes of me showing him how to play the game. He Rammed Spyro's head against a wall and Darius would burst out laughing. He Still plays it after 15 years

I like cried when I broke the disc -

Thanks for introducing me to video games, spyro the dragon. - Thepenguinking2

I loved playing Spyro when I was little. I even played The Legend of Spyro games. It's been a while since I played them, but this was the first game I have ever played. Too bad they don't make anymore.

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The Contenders

11 Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

4th favorite game of all time and second favorite Metroidvania game. I think you can guess who is above it, but it's a classic nonetheless. The atmosphere, gameplay, and music (oh my lord that glorious music) makes for such an awesome game. - Jmaniac1

Just a beautiful game in General, The storyline and everything was just wonderful.

Good Gameplay, Great storyline, SUPERB AWESOME and KICKASS MUSIC!

a classic

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12 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2

Not the best level in tony hawk games

The music is good for this game

I like the original bet more

The best skateboarding game for the ps1

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13 Gran Turismo

The graphics for this game were OUTSTANDING to say it mildly. Add to that some extremely good car control, and it was clear Sony had a winner on their hands with this game. Still one of my favorite PSX games.

The game that blew us all way with its graphical level, and its unbelievable gxx engine, it was a dream to play, for thanks ps1 this game was near perfection, and in my opinion ALL the NFS games have eaten it's dust

In fact this game is probably the godfather of driving simulators and when we all realised hey it was actually really good fun to mimic reality - espyorkshireman

This is my most favorite PS1 game ever - Fullwalking

Its very fun - VideoGamefan5

14 Silent Hill

Sequels all fall well short. One of a kind. Genuinely scary. The Japanese are the only ones who can make good horror games.

The scariest game in the PSX world!

The best horror game ever in my opinion.

Very cool game for it's time

15 Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage

The most enjoyable game on the PS1. While Spyro 1 has another engine and Spyro 3 has multiple playable characters half the game, Spyro 2 has a perfect engine and has all Spyro in it.

Why is this not first place it is the best ps1 game and it was my childhood and I'm still playing it on my ps3

Spyro had the best gameplay platform on the PlayStation 1 ever. Toe to toe with the Bandicoot!

My favourite out of the trilogy

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16 Mortal Kombat Trilogy

Should be in the top 3. At least I think so. Very cool and entertaining game. Friendship thing was so funny. And Animality was cool. Awesome game! Vote for it please - Magnolia


Amazing game. Awesome characters and fatalities

It is so nostlagic... I think it deserve to be in top5

17 Resident Evil 2

I like this one more than resident evil 3 nemesis because it has a much better atmosphere and the story is more interesting and there aren't that may disgusting monsters as in re4 or 3

The best resident evil game for ps1

18 Gran Turismo 2

This REALLY deserves to be higher on this list. - LordOfTheOnionRings

This is a really good racing game - B1ueNew

19 Tekken 2

Best of the combat games in my humble opinion, the secret apart from the smoother gameplay was it's speed which was fast enough th flow, but not so fas that it became a button basher, it was a skillfull duel, and the variety of moves the charaxters had had you coming back for mor, which is also why when you had some buddies around this game was exceptional entertainment and provided many peoplee I know with probably 1000's oh hours ofcompetitive fun...what a wonderful game - espyorkshireman

Tekken 2 is a along with SF2 Turbo and way of the exploding fist absolute masters and godfathers of the beatem up genre...screw crash sonic mario and the feckking rest.. - espyorkshireman

20 Mega Man X5

One of the best Megaman X games

21 Grand Theft Auto

Mgs great storyline but for groundbreaking gameplay has to be this


22 Pac-Man World

I can't believe this game is getting so much hate. Why do people hate it?! THIS MAKES ME VERY MAD!

Played pacman wood 2 and I liked it in my opinion! - HeavyDonkeyKong

This video game deserves the top 1 spot. Of course all the video games in the top 10s of this list are fantastic, but Pac-Man World is the work of God! So this game belongs in at least top 5.

Pac-Man World for the PS1 > Pac-Man World for the GBA (yeah, I said it! Bite me! )

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23 MediEvil

This game was amazing as a kid

Awesome game

24 Resident Evil

The game from our childhoods that either scared us senselessly or caused uncontrolled leakages. Though it hasn't aged well, it's still one of my favourite games on the original PlayStation.

This game has to be in the top 5 I mean it really had a great storyline


Are you kidding me? This is the best game of the PlayStation 1 history


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25 Mega Man X4
26 Final Fantasy VI
27 Twisted Metal

Love this game was hard as hell to get through but really good

This game should be higher

28 Chrono Cross

The best game ever to be created by any man. You guys are dumb if you don't think so.

Best video game of all time

This is my favorite game of psx, and the game with the best Soundtrack of all video games. And I love Kid

This is literally the best PSOne game ever, hands down. Brilliant storyline, lovely soundtrack. Just a class game.

29 Tomb Raider II
30 NASCAR 99
31 Yu-gi-oh!: Forbidden Memories

Best yugioh game ever. Wished it would be on ps3

32 Cool Boarders 2
33 Command & Conquer Red Alert
34 Crash Bash

The funniest and best party game I've ever played.

Best party game on PlayStation

It's an awesome game

35 Grand Theft Auto 2

Grand Theft Auto 2 is a VERY underrated game, possibly the most underrated of all time! The term "hidden gem" is such an understatement.

36 Final Fantasy Tactics

This is the best serie of Final Fantasy world!

37 UFO: Enemy Unknown
38 Xenogears

Everything else step aside. Please give three hours to this game and thank me later

91st place? Seriously?

39 Syphon Filter 2

The best of the trilogy

40 Medal of Honor

The godfather of all the Medal of Honor games! 20 plus awesome levels, great music and storyline, so fun to play! Should be in the top 15 at least!

First war game I ever played. Classic -

Just got this game its all right

This IS the greatest PS1 game of all time.

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41 NHL 99
42 Resident Evil 3: Nemesis

Best survival horror in PSX world! In Resident Evil 2... We know that Leon and Claire escaped the Racoon City... Now in Resident Evil 3... Jill Valentine will step into the world of zombies including her worst enemy Nemesis! It has also in Dreamcast not only in PS1...

This game is a masterpiece. This should be number one!

43 Spider-Man

I remember playing this on my cousin's PSX at age 3. I moved on to the sixth generation owning a PS2 and V-Smile( back when I was younger). - peaceswagtv


44 Mortal Kombat 4
45 Final Fantasy IX

This is the same game as number 15!

46 Final Fantasy 9

KUJA Vivi Zidane - those guys are still in my mind. Sorry this is the game of my childhood. Took me 3 months to beat it. 3 MONTHS. Also perfect plot and a lot fun things to do.

Zidan is the best I love so much the last scene it's so awesome

47 Ape Escape

This game has a great and unique storyline. It is one of the best time travel games ever in my personal opinion.

How is this game not in the top 10 part of this list?

48 Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation
49 Need for Speed: High Stakes
50 Street Fighter Alpha 3
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