25 best PlayStation games ever

When Sony decided to have a bash at a console 17 years ago, little could it have known the great games that decision would spawn

Crash Bandicoot (1996)

This PlayStation platformer pitted Crash Bandicoot against mad scientist Doctor Neo Cortex and kept it simple with smashing boxes full of Wumpa Fruit, exploding TNT crates and some of the best graphics we’d ever seen. Crash earns a rightful place among loveable beasts like Sonic and Donkey Kong – his spin attacks alone had us coming back for more with two sequels, a kart racing game and the party version, Crash Bash.