“Only On PSN” brings cult classics & more

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If you spend enough time on gaming forums, you should have heard of Capcom/Clover Studios’ God Hand. And if you’re like me and many others out there, you probably haven’t played God Hand. It didn’t debut with the highest of MetaCritic score, but fans of it swear by it.

I never played it and I couldn’t muster the effort or funds to purchase a copy for myself. But even if I wanted to buy it right now, where would I look? GameStop? Ebay? The PlayStation Network Store?

Yes, PlayStation 2 cult classics like GrimGrimoire, Maximo: Ghosts to Glory, Odin Sphere and Ring of Red are coming to the PSN Store by virtue of software emulation. As for the price? Apparently it’ll be $10. Not too shabby. For that price, I’ll try God Hand, Maximo and maybe even GrimGrimoire. Not Odin Sphere though. I already own that.

In addition to those PS2 games, October will also feature a plethora of other PSN exclusives like:

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Checkpoint: Year of the Tiger Edition

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Whoops. I completely forgot about this week’s Checkpoint. Sunday came and went, and I didn’t flinch.

It was Chinese New Year and thus there was a whole lot of nothing going on. I finished BioShock the other day and it was still creepy all these years later. I was also still impressed with the technical and artistic work overall. The character models were a bit disturbing though; too doll like.

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