PlayStation (PS1) Top 7 Games – 1997

PlayStation (PS1) Top 7 Games – 1997

1997 marked the third year of the PS1’s life, bringing new innovations and even more iconic games, including some of the system’s most critically acclaimed. How do these games stack up against one another? Let’s find out by ranking the system’s Top 7 of ’97.

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Video Chapters:

0:00 – Intro
1:22 – I.Q.: Intelligent Qube
4:13 – Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee
7:35 – Vandal Hearts
10:29 – Parappa the Rapper
13:40 – Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back
17:04 – Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
20:26 – Final Fantasy VII
25:06 – Outro


  1. csl316 on April 30, 2022 at 7:01 pm

    Crash 2 really is the best in the series. Perfect balance between platforming and some of the more gimmicky gameplay (which Crash 3 leaned into way too much). With some of my favorite tunes on the Playstation.

    And oh, hey, my favorite game of all time in Symphony of the Night (tied with Mario World).

  2. Surya Budi on April 30, 2022 at 7:07 pm

    I subbed cuz I like what you’re doing and I want to see ’98 and beyond

  3. Gersonzero on April 30, 2022 at 7:16 pm

    as always, its a pleasure hearing you speak about ps1 games. 1997 was one hell of a year. Oh and fuck that chicken cook level in parappa lmao

  4. The Legend of Games on April 30, 2022 at 7:21 pm

    I hope this was worth the wait for everyone! I kind of regret recording the number one segment when I had a cold, but hopefully it’s not too distracting.

    Anywho, I’ll try to make there be less of a gap between the ‘98 episode, though I can’t make any promises since there will probably be an extremely lengthy RPG on that one.

    For anyone who hasn’t seen FF7’s ending and is interested in seeing it, I’ve uploaded it here:

  5. Agustin Daniel Gimenez on April 30, 2022 at 7:38 pm

    Excellent video! some of my favorite games this year are ace combat 2, tomb raider 2 and megaman x4