This tag is for any question about Sony's Playstation 1, often called PS1, which was release in 1994.

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Why do some emulators need a BIOS dump? [closed]

Why do some emulators need a BIOS dump? For example Playstation emulators do, but Gameboy and SNES emulators don't.
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Do I need the .cue file to play ps1 games on epsxe

I have been emulating ps1 for a while now so I don't ruin my cds, but I have always kept both the .bin and the .cue. Do I need the .cue or can I just use the .bin?
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Can I play my PSOne games (previously bought for PS3) on PS Vita ? [duplicate]

I know that exists a retrocompatiblity, but those PSOne games I've own, were bought before PS Vita being released.
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Old PS1 Gaming on a PS2?

Are all the PS2 thick backwards compatible or was it just the early models? I had a first gen (bought when the concele was first released) PS2, but it finally died after all these long years. So I got ...
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G-con45 gun wont work with LCD TV PS1 Time Crisis Project Titan

I've just raked out my old PS1 Mini console as I bought The G-Con45 Gun Controller to play Time Crisis Project Titan, alas the controller is picked up but wont shoot at the screen when calibrating I ...
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Is there a way to convert PS1 .MCR save files to PSP .VMP format without using CWCheat?

I'd like to know if there's a way to convert .MCR to .VMP without having to use CWCheat? I found MemCardRex but it only converts from .VMP to other formats but not other formats to .VMP.
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How can I run a .BIN file with the ePSXe emulator?

I have the ePSXe v1.9.0 emulator for PlayStation games. I have the ROM of Disney's "The Emperor's New Groove" game for it. It's two files: one is .BIN, and the other is .CUE. I configured the ...
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What does PocketStation do?

News just appeared that Sony might be reviving PocketStation soon, but what did it actually do? Wikipedia lists few compatible games, of which about half are Japanese versions. It was only ...
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Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 Down Hill Jam S-K-A-T-E Tape

In Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 on the Down Hill Jam map, how do I get the last letter E to spell skate? The E is up on a ledge and I've tried to use the ramp to the right of it which I'll try to do a grind ...
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Which PS1 Memory Cards work on a PS2 Slim

So I've got a few PS1 memory cards and games that I want to play on my PS2 slim, but despite several years of searching, I have yet to find a memory card that my PS2 will manage (mostly I just need to ...
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PSX memory cards/savegames getting corrupted

My wife recently picked me up a clean, used original-design PSX (not the PSOne style, if that makes a difference) as another console for my man-cave's "retro-gaming corner". I have been playing FFVII ...
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Is there a way to check the special moves in-game in Tony Hawk's Pro Skater?

In Tony Hawk's Pro Skater (the first one, for the PlayStation), is there a way I can check the special moves for the skaters in-game, or do I have to guess them myself? I know I can just search ...
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How do I use cheat codes in emulated PS1 games?

How can I use Action Replay–type cheat codes for PS1 games that my computer (Windows) emulates? I would like to play games I used to play when I was younger, such as Final Fantasy VIII, but I ...
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Emulator problems with Brigandine

I have a scratched copy of Brigandine, an old game by Atlus on PSOne. I also have a PSOne. Now that we got that out of the way ... I'm having trouble emulating this game from a ROM, and all of my ...
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How to fix pSX error Incorrect Header

I have pSX v1.13 running on my computer, but when I downloaded CTR: Crash Team Racing from doperoms.com, the emulator comes back with the following error on the console: iso9660: incorrect header ...
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Can I change the default control style of PS One Classics?

I recently bought Parasite Eve on PSN for my PS3. This is a PS1 game. It comes complete with old style gameplay, obviously outdated graphics, and all the nostalgia that comes with it. When I boot it ...
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Sould I get a PSX or PS2 for playing the classic WipeOut?

I still have my original boxes and discs of WipeOut 2 and Wip3Out: Special Edition, and dying to play these games again (not the newer ones on PS3 or Vita). Would it be better to buy a PlayStation 2 ...
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Can I replace a non-functioning CD drive using a working one from another PlayStation?

I have a PlayStation with a parallel port that has a disc drive that won't spin, and a second PlayStation console without a parallel port that works just fine. Is there a way to combine the two ...
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Convert PS1 saves on PC to PS3/PSP save format

I've been hunting for some PS1 game saves as my PS1 memory cards died. GameFAQs has many more saves listed for the Original PS1 save format rather than the PSV format. The PS3/PSP require PSV format ...
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Do normal region restrictions apply when playing PS1 games on PS3?

I got my PS1 while living in the US and I live in EU now. Will my US PS1 games work on a PAL PS3 or do normal region restrictions apply?
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Are PS1 games compatible on the latest version of PS3 - as of May 2012? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you play PlayStation 1 games on the PlayStation 3? I want to buy some old PS1 games online and was told most are compatible. Am interested in the superhero games for ...
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Is the slim PS3 capable of playing PS1 and PS2 games?

I used to have one of the bulky PS3's (recently deceased) and in the future, I am planning on buying a slim PS3 since it has extra data space. Now one thing that I really liked about my old model was ...
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Does PSVita not support PSOne classic games? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does the Vita's backwards compatibility with PSP games extend to PS1 games? Amazon's description of the PS Vita states: Vita can play PSP titles, minis, PS one ...
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How do you defeat Zeto in Legend of Legaia?

I'm currently in the first mist generator castle where Zeto is. How do I beat him easily, as the call wave is very powerful. I'm currently at level 12.
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Do PS1 games play quietly on a PS2?

I've got a slim silver PS2 and wanted to buy some PS1 games. I've noticed that the PS2 games that come on CDs instead of DVDs (blue disc vs. normal silver) spin loudly — it's like I left a ...
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What is the difference between Breath of Fire III for the PSX and for the PSP (or PSPGo)?

I am aware that some games (like the early Final Fantasy titles, Disgaea) which are on PSP (more appropriately, PSN) are later versions with a small amount of extra content. Normally it is fairly ...
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How can I run PlayStation 1 CDs on my PC?

I have an old PlayStation 1, and I am a big fan of old games. I have a lot of game CDs for this PlayStation. Is it possible to run these games on my PC? If so, how?
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Is it possible to use a playstation save on a pc version?

I almost finished Final Fantasy VII on a PSX emulator running on Ubuntu, but now I would like to play the last hours on the pc version, maybe with graphical and audio mods (non-MIDI music and ...
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Can you play PlayStation 1 games on the PlayStation 3?

Just out of curiosity, can you play PlayStation 1 games on the PlayStation 3? If so, how does it deal with save games? Does it have a connection for old PS1 memory cards or does it save them to the ...