Console Shock Podcast 109: The Playstation UNO in 2023

Retro and current gen gaming chat, with Trev and Stu, its the Console Shockcast! Retro consoles are still fun to play to this day, but getting them working in an optimal way these days can be a challenge. Those optical drives with them moving parts can also be a ticking time bomb to failure. How can you overcome these issues? We talk about how you get a PS1 boosted with quality of life upgrades to make it a joy to use in 2023 and beyond! – Have waypoints made modern games worse? – Isn’t the PlayStation 3 the best way to play PS1 these days? – Connecting a PS1 to a TV, what are the options. – The MemCard PRO, the only PS1 memory card you’ll ever need. – The XStation ODE, a flashcart-like device for the PS1. – HDMI solutions, are they worth it if you have RGB SCART? – 50hz/60hz switching on a PAL PS1. – Alternate controllers for the PS1. Intro/Outro Music – Canada – Wipeout 2097 (1996/1997) – Sony Playstation/Sega Saturn/PC DOS – Composer(s): CoLD SToRAGE