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After being rejected by Sony 20 years ago, they are releasing a game that works on the PlayStation 1

Everything that begins sooner or later ends, ‘Magic Castle’ is proof of that.

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After being rejected by Sony 20 years ago, they are releasing a game that works on the PlayStation 1
After being rejected by Sony 20 years ago, they are releasing a game that works on the PlayStation 1

It was 1994 when the console Playstation 1 was a beat among the young people of the time and that is still a classic today. Although discontinued in 2006, the Sony console still lives in the hearts and halls of many collectors. Now, after 20 years of rejection, the game ‘Magical Castle ‘ comes to light.

Development of the title began in 1998 with a small group of Japanese programmers who worked on it for eight months. At the time, however, no publisher wanted to market them, including Sony.

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At the time, they were using VHS tapes to show the game, story and flow for seven different companies. But still Sony was initially interestedAfter all, he didn’t want it and they asked her to work better in another.

But the one who endures reaches (or maybe it was luck). One of the first programmers found the video game’s source code. So he went to work to finalize it and bring it to market.

Now available for download Magic castle from the Net Yaroze side. Interested? The game consists in exploring a magical castle, as the name suggests, while surviving various battles using traps and monsters. There are 20 levels with four different characters. However, we remind you that in order to play you will need a PlayStation 1 emulator.

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