Best Playstation One Games

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The Top Ten

1 Metal Gear Solid

Me as a little child: Why is the "Konami code" not working?

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

I picked up this game with no knowledge of the series. Let me just say it's phenomonal in all ways. MGS is not just a game where you can just run and shoot the enemies. The game forces you to use stealth and strategy to sneak past enemies and defeat bosses. If you get spotted by an enemy your basically screwed. Plus if your stuck on a part or boss, you have a walkie talkie that contacts people that will tell you what to do. Overall, MGS is a 10/10 - VenomxShocker

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

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2 Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped

Somehow it managed to innovate from the already crowded 3D platform genre, making it a hybrid of sorts of 2D and 3D gameplay. And it succeeded with a vengeance.
Fun and challenging; catchy music; beautiful graphics; clever level design; and quirky and hilarious character animations.

"Good artists copy
Great artists steal"
Crash Bandicoot AKA: The Sonic Arse Game-1996

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

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

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

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

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4 Crash Team Racing

I love this game! I can't wait for the Switch Version!

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

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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

And excellent, addicting, and all-around fun platforming game. - Mcgillacuddy

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6 Crash Bandicoot

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

Not the best, but definitely my favorite!

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

The best video game ever made

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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!

First spyro game I ever played and the newer ones never come close 8D

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8 Tomb Raider

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

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!

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9 Tekken 3

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

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

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

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

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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

Why is this so low on this list? Top 3 for sure.

a classic

Not the best Castlevania in my opinion, but the best for PS1

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

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12 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

13 Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage

My favourite out of the trilogy

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!

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14 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

Best skate game

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15 Resident Evil 2

I've finished this game more times than any other. A close second is Castlevania SOTN

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

16 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

17 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

CHOOSE YOUR DESTINY! BRUTALITY! FATALITY! ANIMALITY! FRIENDSHIPPPPP! lol I love this game so much - roblist

Amazing game. Awesome characters and fatalities

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

18 Gran Turismo 2

This is a really good racing game - B1ueNew

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

19 Tekken 2

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

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

20 Mega Man X5

One of the best Megaman X games

21 MediEvil

Awesome game

This game was amazing as a kid

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 was re-released for Game Boy Advance in 2004. - playstationfan66

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23 Grand Theft Auto

Mgs great storyline but for groundbreaking gameplay has to be this

Classic

24 Resident Evil

Better than re3

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

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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

All time classic

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

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

Best yugioh game ever. Wished it would be on ps3

32 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.

33 Cool Boarders 2
34 Need for Speed: High Stakes
35 Command & Conquer Red Alert
36 Crash Bash

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

Best party game on PlayStation

It's an awesome game

37 Final Fantasy Tactics

This is the best serie of Final Fantasy world!

38 UFO: Enemy Unknown
39 Xenogears

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

91st place? Seriously?

40 Syphon Filter 2

The best of the trilogy

41 Medal of Honor

This IS the greatest PS1 game of all time.

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

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42 Final Fantasy IX

This is the same game as number 15!

43 NHL 99
44 Mortal Kombat 4
45 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?

46 Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation
47 UmJammer Lammy

Honestly my favorite from the parappa series. It’s great fun with some challenging songs and fantastic music

I'm honestly surprised at how far down parappa is on the list, and I'm even more surprised at the fact that this is higher. I'm pretty sure this is my favorite parappa game.

Okay, between this and the original PTR, this is easily the better game of the two by a landslide. Seriously, don't be fooled by its looks - xandermartin98

48 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!

49 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

SCHPIDAH MAHN! He's legit

50 Street Fighter Alpha 3
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1. Crash Team Racing
2. Gran Turismo 2
3. Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped
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1. Crash Bandicoot 2 - Cortex Strikes Back
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3. Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped
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1. Spyro: Year of the Dragon
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