20 of the best PS1 games recommendations of all time

The best PS1 games of all time can always make you miss. Wanna play again? Check out the list of the best PS1 games of all time here.

The best PS1 games can still be used as entertainment material to release boredom on the weekends, as well as nostalgia for reminiscing about the good old times.

Especially now that you can play PS 1 games from your laptop or even directly from the cellphone that you use every day.

For those of you who have experience playing PS1 console games, you will definitely miss and feel like playing again. Don't worry, you're not alone, gang.

What games should be fun to play? Jaka has recommendations for the best PS1 games of all time that are still worth playing until now. Anything? Let's see more!

Collection of the Best PS1 Games of All Time, Complete with All Genres!

Because PlayStation 1 and the game is no longer produced and sold, now you can only play it through an emulator on an Android phone and PC or laptop.

How to use this PS1 emulator is also very easy, and You don't need a good laptop or cellphone to be able to run it.

The point is, you can still play the best PS1 games wherever and whenever you want, without having to bother looking for a console that may be rare on the market today.

This time, ApkVenue will help you to reminisce about the series of games on one of the classic and best consoles on this one.

List of the Best PS1 Games to Play on a Laptop or Mobile

Basically, all games ever released on the PlayStation 1 console still worth playing at this time, but among the hundreds of games some stand out more than others.

Although graphically, this line of PlayStation games is arguably lagging behind, but the story and gameplay that is presented still very good to follow.

Especially for those of you who have previously played this best PS 1 game, the feel of nostalgia is an added value that you can feel right then and there when playing this series of games recommended by Jaka.

Without further ado, here is a list of the best PS1 games of all time that are still really worth playing for you so far.

1. Final Fantasy VII, Best PS1 Adventure Game

The game tells the story of the journey Cloud Strife to save the world from Sefirot. In PS1 games adventure this Sephirot trying to destroy the world with meteors.

There are also several other iconic characters that you can play like Tifa Lockhart, Yuffie Kisaragi and Vincent Valentine who will help you along the way to stop Sephiroth.

This adventure game is very long, can take at least 60 hours to complete.

You won't regret playing this game because this is one of the best series Final Fantasy.

DetailsFinal Fantasy VII
PublisherSony Computer Entertainment
PlatformsPlayStation, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Windows, Android, iOS
Release DateJanuary 31, 1997

2. Harvest Moon: Back To Nature

This game is one of the most legendary games, Jaka is sure that many people who know have also played it.

In this game you will live life as a farm owner who must try from scratch to revive the farm.

You can grow a variety of plants, raise animals, and build houses. If you are rich, you can also marry your idol, gang.

Many girls you can approach like Popuri, Ann, Ellie, Karen and others. Instead of being single in the real world, it's okay to have a date in a game like them.

DetailsHarvest Moon: Back To Nature
DeveloperVictor Interactive Software
PlatformsPlayStation, PlayStation Portable
Release DateDecember 16, 1999
GenreRole-playing, Life simulation

3. Street Fighter Alpha 3

Are you one of the fans of the fighting genre game, gang? Besides Tekken, this Street Fighter Alpha 3 game is also fun to play alone or with friends.

You can choose 34 different characters with various skills and fighting styles. You can play against the computer or against your friends alias in multiplayer mode so that it is suitable to play together.

This PS1 Game has interactive 2-dimensional graphics and colorful. The way to play is the same as fighting games in general, yes, gang.

In your opinion, which Street Fighter character do you like the most? If it's Jaka, it's Ryu for sure!

DetailsStreet Fighter Alpha 3
PlatformsArcade, Dreamcast, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation, PlayStation Portable, Sega Saturn
Release DateJune 29, 1998

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4. Super Shoot Soccer

This ball game is really funny and really fun. The ball game in this game is much more super than Captain Tsubasa.

Like a tiger kick Hyuga in Captain Tsubasa, in this game there is a rocket kick. There are also goalkeepers who are crazier than Wakabayashi lol, gang.

Each country in this game, has its own unique abilities. Every unique ability in this game, Jaka guarantees it is much greater than Tsubasa. Try it!

DetailsSuper Shoot Soccer
Release DateJune 14, 2002
GenreArcade-style traditional soccer simulation

5. Tekken 3

So it reminds me of a duel with school friends in one of the best games today. Many of Jaka's friends cheated by pressing the X button constantly using Hwoarang.

Combos of other players in this game besides characters Hwoarang and Eddy, is quite difficult. Especially Heihachi and Jin, need to learn first before you can play flexibly.

There is also a story mode that tells of Jin who will eventually fight the Ogre. Wow, this game is really fun, let's play it again!

DetailsTekken 3
PublisherNamco Hometek
PlatformsArcade, PlayStation
Release DateApril 29, 1998

6. WWF SmackDown! 2: Know Your Role, the Best PS1 Game in the Fighting Genre

In the past, the SmackDown program was broadcast in Indonesia. However, because it turned out to be negative, he was finally dismissed.

Not only is the film popular, the SmackDown game is also popular, gang. You can play as the rock, Triple H, and other famous wrestlers.

Playing this game is very easy, just press the 'O' button to slam, the 'X' button to hit, and smack with the 'L1' button.

DetailsWWF SmackDown! 2: Know Your Role
Release DateNovember 21, 2000

7. Silent Hill

Jaka guarantees that this horror game is scarier than Resident Evil. In this PS1 adventure game, the weapons you have are rare. You will often just use a bat.

The enemies you fought, aren't anymore Zombies but a monster from hell. Many terrible mysteries in this game.

In terms of gameplay, the puzzles in this game are also very challenging. You are required to rack your brain in solving each puzzle.

DetailsSilent Hill
DeveloperKonami Computer Entertainment Tokyo
Release DateFebruary 23, 1999
GenreSurvival horror

8. Metal Gear Solid

In one of the best PS 1 games in the first series of the Metal Gear Solid franchise, you will act as a Solid Snake. He is a clone of the best warrior that is Big Boss aka Naked Snake.

Solid Snake's mission is to stop his brother, that is Liquid Snake trying to launch a nuclear warhead that could spark war.

Are you confused by too many words Snake? This game is indeed confusing, requires more concentration when playing to understand the story.

DetailsMetal Gear Solid
DeveloperKonami Computer Entertainment Japan
PlatformsPlayStation, Windows
Release DateSeptember 3, 1998
GenreAction-adventure, Stealth

9. Suikoden 2, Recommended from the PS1 Game Collection

This PS1 Adventure game tells the story of the journey of two friends, namely: Riou and Jowy. These two companions were destined to become the first rune owners.

An unexpected incident occurred in the middle of the adventure, it turned out that Jowy actually became the enemy. Even this enmity took the life of Riou's brother i.e Nanami.

According to the legend itself, later the two owners of the initial rune between darkness and light would fight each other. Riou as light, and Jowy as darkness.

DetailsSuikoden II
DeveloperKonami Computer Entertainment Tokyo
PlatformsPlayStation, Windows
Release DateAugust 31, 1999

10. Pepsiman

This PS1 adventure game has an absurd concept, you will play as a Pepsi human. In this game you will help people to drink Pepsi. Hmm, absurd isn't it?

For people who play this game, usually will not care about the story. Anyway, the game is fun and funny.

How's the gameplay itself? You simply run while avoiding all the obstacles that exist. Very simple right?

Release DateMarch 4, 1999

11. Chrono Cross

Chrono Cross is the best PS1 RPG game ever created. You could say this game comparable to Final Fantasy and Suikoden. Chrono Cross has a unique fighting style involving various elements.

Tells the story of a teenager named Serge who enters another dimension. You will control Serge and can recruit many friends to join you on an adventure to get out of that dimension.

This game has the best graphics of its era and stories that make you want to keep playing. Unfortunately, the story of the Chrono game series stops here.

Those of you who like RPG genre games must play this Chrono Cross game.

DetailsChrono Cross
DeveloperSquare Product Development Division 3
PublisherSquare Electronic Arts
Release DateAugust 15, 2000

12. Crash Team Racing (CTR), Best Game PS1 Genre Racing

The best racing game with funny elements that almost every PS1 owner has. In this PS1 racing game you can attack each other.

There are various special weapons that you can use such as uka-uka, Rocket, Bomb, TNT and much more. There are also quite a number of track options that can be played.

The choice of racers is also funny, especially the one that is used the most, namely Crash bandicot. How about you yourself, which racer do you use the most?

DetailsCrash Team Racing
DeveloperNaughty Dog
PublisherSony Computer Entertainment
Release DateSeptember 30, 1999

3. The Legend of Dragoon, the Best PS1 Adventure Game

Next up are the best PS1 adventure games that are rarely known and include games under-rated, The Legend of Dragoons.

This game revolves around a world inhabited by Dragoons or humans who can turn into dragon warriors.

One of these Dragoons betrayed and trying to resurrect the God of Destruction to destroy the world and the other Dragoons must stop it.

Dart, the main character gets the power of a Dragoon and goes on an adventure with other Dragoons. Many mysteries will be revealed as you play this game.

DetailsThe Legend of Dragoon
DeveloperSCE Japan Studio
PublisherSony Computer Entertainment
Release DateJune 13, 2000

14. Twisted Metal: Small Brawl

You like war games, and want to try playing them on the PlayStation 1 console?

This Twisted Metal: Small Brawl game can be your favorite game, gang. In this game you will fight using cars remote.

The best PS1 games are themed death match, where you have to defeat all your enemies to win.

Each map has its own challenges, besides that you can also choose vehicles with different skills.

This game can be played with your friends by: split screen, so it's even more fun and you can all get together.

DetailsTwisted Metal: Small Brawl
DeveloperIncognito Entertainment
PublisherSony Computer Entertainment
Release DateNovember 26, 2001
GenreVehicular combat

15. Dino Crisis, Best PS 1 Game Genre P

Dino Crisis is one of the best thriller games on PS1. This game makes dinosaurs as enemies. A game that is worth playing if you are a lover of thrillers and dinosaurs.

Tells the story of a special agent dubbed The Secret Operation Raid Team who visits Ibis Island to investigate a research center.

This mission does not go smoothly because bad things happen to them. The dinosaurs are secretly targeting the special agents.

You will become one of the SORT members and fight dinosaurs and complete your mission of investigating the research center.

DetailsDino Crisis
DeveloperCapcom Production Studio 4
PlatformsPlayStation, Dreamcast, Windows
Release DateJuly 1, 1999
GenreSurvival horror

16. Final Fantasy Tactics

One of the best PS1 games from the Final Fantasy franchise, it has a different gameplay from other series.

In this game you will play with the system turn based where you move alternately with the enemy.

Tells the story of war, revolution, and friendship you will have an adventure in this game to resolve the conflicts that occur in it.

So interesting the game is also getting a remastered version on the PSP console lol, make sure you don't miss out on playing any of the games masterpiece this.

DetailsFinal Fantasy Tactics
PublisherSony Computer Entertainment
Release DateJanuary 28, 1998
GenreTactical role-playing

17. Castlevania: Symphony of The Night

The next recommendation from the list of the best PS1 games is Castlevania. This game is arguably the best series from the PS1 series. This game is a metroidvania game where you will have an adventure as Alucard, the son of Dracula.

Gameplay that combines elements of fighting and platforming This makes this game even more interesting. As the game progresses you will get various kinds of powers and weapons that support your mission.

The marketing process for this game is bad, especially in America but because this game received positive reviews from critics make this game popular by itself.

DetailsCastlevania: Symphony of the Night
DeveloperKonami Computer Entertainment Tokyo
PlatformsPlayStation, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Sega Saturn
Release DateMarch 20, 1997
GenreAction role-playing

18. Vagrant Story

This game made by Square Enix quite unique in terms of gameplay. Carrying the concept of action RPG, Vagrant Story managed to attract game lovers with a different gameplay from other games.

In this PS1 game you can change the point of view you are playing. You can play this game through third person perspective or first person.

In addition to defeating the enemy, you must also solve the many scattered puzzles throughout this game.

The story in this game is no less interesting because it was made by the same author who wrote the Final Fantasy Tactics story.

DetailsVagrant Story
DeveloperSquare Product Development Division 4
PublisherSquare Electronic Arts
Release Date15 May 2000
GenreAction role-playing

19. Gran Turismo

For you racing game lovers, Gran Turismo is one of the games that you must play.

This game released by Sony Computer Entertainment is one of the PlayStation games with the most sales. This game is successful sold 10.85 million copies around the world.

This racing simulation game became the most realistic game in terms of gameplay and graphics at the time of publication. For those of you who have never played this game, it is absolutely mandatory to try it, gang.

DetailsGran Turismo
DeveloperPolys Entertainment Cyberhead
PublisherSony Computer Entertainment
Release DateMay 12, 1998
Genreracing sim

20. Resident Evil 2, the Best PS1 Game Recommendation for the Horror genre

This horror survival game can really make your heart keep beating fast throughout the game.

In this game you will try survive in the midst of disaster which turns the whole city into zombies.

Compared to the first series, this game has experienced various improvements, especially in terms of gameplay.

More variety of enemies and more challenging puzzle games make this game even more fun to play. Try this game, gang if you really dare!

DetailsResident Evil 2
PlatformsPlayStation, Nintendo 64, Dreamcast, GameCube, Windows
Release DateJanuary 21, 1998
GenreSurvival horror

Those are the recommendations for the best and most exciting PS1 games to play alone or with your friends while nostalgic for the past.

Even though it has been released for years, this list of PS1 games is still very interesting for you to play right now.

Which PS1 game do you like the most, gang? Write your opinion in the comments column, see you in the next article!

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