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Imagine Media's PSM Names Top 25 PlayStation Games of All Time.

BRISBANE Brisbane (brĭz`bən), city (1991 pop. 1,145,537), capital of Queensland, E Australia, on the Brisbane River above its mouth on Moreton Bay. , Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, 1998--In a special first anniversary issue, the editors of PSM PSM PlayStation Magazine
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: 100% Independent PlayStation Magazine, America's best-selling best·sell·er also best seller  
A product, such as a book, that is among those sold in the largest numbers.

 PlayStation magazine reveal their choices for the top 25 PlayStation games List of Playstation games can refer to:
  • List of PlayStation 1 games
  • List of PlayStation 2 games
  • List of PlayStation 3 games
  • List of PlayStation Portable games
 ever released in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. . Coming in at the No.1 spot was Resident Evil 2, published and developed by Capcom USA Inc.

PSM's "Top 25 Games of All-Time" are as follows: -0-


No.1    Resident Evil 2        Capcom USA Inc.
No.2    Castlevania: Symphony
        of the Night           Konami of America, Inc.
No.3    Final Fantasy VII      Sony CEA (NYSE:SNE)
No.4    Tekken 3               Namco Hometek, Inc.
No.5    Crash Bandicoot 2      Sony CEA (NYSE:SNE)
No.6    Gran Turismo           Sony CEA (NYSE:SNE)
No.7    Tomb Raider            Eidos Interactive (Nasdaq:EIDSY)
No.8    Wipeout XL             Psygnosis Ltd.
No.9    Street Fighter Ex
        Plus Alpha             Capcom USA Inc.
No.10   Colony Wars            Psygnosis Ltd.
No.11   Resident Evil:
        Director's Cut         Capcom USA Inc.
No.12   Bushido Blade          Sony CEA (NYSE:SNE)
No.13   Vigilante 8            Activision Inc. (Nasdaq:ATVI)
No.14   Einhander              Sony CEA (NYSE:SNE)
No.15   Parappa The Rapper     Sony CEA (NYSE:SNE)
No.16   Dead or Alive          Tecmo Inc.
No.17   Super Puzzle
        Fighter 2 Turbo        Capcom USA Inc.
No.18   Suikoden               Konami of America, Inc.
No.19   Klonoa                 Namco Hometek, Inc.
No.20   Need for Speed III:
        Hot Pursuit            Electronic Arts Inc. (Nasdaq:ERTS)
No.21   NHL '98                Electronic Arts Inc. (Nasdaq:ERTS)
No.22   NFL GameDay '98        Sony ISA (NYSE:SNE)
No.23   Tekken 2               Namco Hometek, Inc.
No.24   Jumping Flash 2        Sony CEA (NYSE:SNE)
No.25   Ace Combat 2           Namco Hometek, Inc.

"Last year we took an online poll to discover our readers' favorite games," commented Chris Slate, PSM's Editor-In-Chief. "After we published these results in our first issue, we got an enormous amount of mail asking us to reveal our overall favorites Another term for bookmarks, which was popularized by Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser. See favicon and Internet Explorer. . We could not think of a better time to do this that with our one-year anniversary issue. We're also giving our readers a chance to win all 25 in a unique contest."

The September issue of PSM: 100% Independent PlayStation Magazine will be on sale August 18th at more than 50,000 newsstand locations throughout the United States and Canada. PSM guarantees an average paid audience of 200,000 for the second half of 1998.

About Imagine Media, Inc.

Imagine Media Inc.,, founded in 1994, is a privately held media company headquartered in Brisbane, CA. Its publications and Web sites focus on areas of interest which have been revolutionized by the smart uses of digital technology and target people who share passion about these interests. Offering a mix of three integrated media (print, CD-ROM CD-ROM: see compact disc.
 in full compact disc read-only memory

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, and the Internet Internet

Publicly accessible computer network connecting many smaller networks from around the world. It grew out of a U.S. Defense Department program called ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network), established in 1969 with connections between computers at the
), Imagine publishes market-leading magazines and Web sites which include Business 2.0, Game Buyer, MacAddict, Maximum PC, Next Generation, PC Accelerator PC Accelerator (PCXL) was a personal computer game magazine that was published by Imagine Media (now a subsidiary of Future Publishing). It was known for its Maxim-like humor and photography, and its last issue was dated June 2000. , PC Gamer PC Gamer is a magazine founded in 1993 devoted to PC gaming and published monthly by Future Publishing. The magazine features news on developments in the video game industry, previews of new games, and reviews of the latest popular PC games, along with other features , PSM: 100% Independent PlayStation Magazine,, the Daily Entertainment Network (, the Imagine Games Network (, Imagine Radio (, and the MacAddict Network (

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    CONTACT:  Imagine Media, Inc.
               J.C. Standish, 415/468-4684, Ext. 727

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