August 14, 2009

Classic Tomb Raider for PS3 and PSP

Good news, PlayStation 3 and PSP gamers! The original Tomb Raider is now available for download as part of the "PSone Classics" collection in the PlayStation Store. The $9.99 price tag is a little steep for a 12-year-old game, but I think it's well the investment. There are 15 full-size levels packed with puzzles to solve and enemies to put down. As far as I know, the game is not in the U.K. store yet, but hopefully it will be soon.

And of course, you know where to go if you need more info or a walkthrough. ;)

UPDATE 8/29/09: Tomb Raider 2 has just been added to the line of downloadable PSOne Classics for PS3 and PSP—and for only $5.99 this time. Looks like a sign of more good things to come.

UPDATE 9/17/09: Sure enough, here comes Tomb Raider 3, also for $5.99. Now that's a bargain.

UPDATE 10/15/09: And Tomb Raider 4 (The Last Revelation) also $5.99.

UPDATE 1/12/11: At last, Tomb Raider 5 (Chronicles) has been added to the list but so far only in Europe. Vote/comment here on the official PlayStation Blog if you'd like to see this title come to the North American PSN as well.

12 comments:

  1. I died for play it again but I tried everything to make it work under XP without results, now Im thinking to use the virtual pc from microsoft to see if I can simulate and old system inside my XP

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  2. Casper, have you tried this:
    http://tombraiders.net/stella/downloads/TR1install.html? It may help. Many players run TR1 on XP with no problems. Good luck!

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  3. Awwww!!! I hope it comes to Europe soon, because I'm not sure how long will my PS1 work... ^^

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  4. I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.


    Sara

    http://pianonotes.info

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  5. I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.


    Sara

    http://pianonotes.info

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  6. its nice that they put this game up because she is one of my favorite mascots

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  7. I never played the first game. My first Tomb Raider experience was TR2 which I love, brings me back to when I was a kid, since it was one of the first full games I had.
    I hope they bring TR1 and TR2 to the PSN Europe, it sucks, that all the best games, end up JP and the NA and never get to EU, I mean Final Fantasy VII sure, that they bring Tomb Raider not even herd a rumor that is coming...

    I mean Core Design was British if I'm not mistaken, common Sony bring Tomb Raider to the old continent...

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  8. what?are you joking casper?haven't you heard about...dos-box?go to emuparadise,download tomb raider 1 & dos-box 0.73 from the abandonware section,the nextract the files.drag the setup file of tr1 on the aplication of dos-box to enable the sound & then start the game-drag & drop the tomb.exe file on the dos aplication!you can do this steps in under 5 minutes!& the games works PERFECT!

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  9. or,you can download a playstation 1 emulator & tomb raider 1 iso file,also from emuparadise.org
    or,you can download a sega saturn emulator with a sega saturn tomb raider 1.the emulators on this site are completely configured;)

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  10. This is fantastic! My little brother and I have been talking for a while now about how much we've missed playing the first TR games, so finally being able to download them on my PSP today made me very happy. I sort of got this silly grin on my face as I was fighting to relearn the old controls (funny how one can end up feeling so incompetent with the simpler stuff after spending so much time on a next-gen console). TR3 was my introduction to the Tomb Raider world. It's so nice to be able to go back and revisit the classics again!

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  11. Why can't you just buy Tomb raider the greatest raids

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  12. I thought the Greatest Raids set was only for PC...?

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