GungHo Online Entertainment has released original PlayStation titles Blaze & Blade: Eternal Quest and sequel Blaze & Blade: Busters as PSone Classics via the PlayStation Store in Japan. PSone Classics are playable on PlayStation 3, PS Vita, PlayStation TV, and PSP.
Blaze & Blade: Eternal Quest first launched for PlayStation in January 1998 in Japan, followed by June 1998 in Europe. A PC version was released later that year in Japan and in January 2000 in North America. Blaze & Blade: Busters launched for PlayStation in September 1998 in Japan, but was never localized in English.
Here is an overview of each game, via the back of the Blaze & Blade: Eternal Quest English packaging and Blaze & Blade: Busters PlayStation Store description:
Blaze & Blade: Eternal Quest
Enter the Land of Foresia, where you can join in the adventures of four heroes who travel the land in search of fame and treasure. Discover Foresia’s intricate landscape filled with dangerous monsters and secret locations. Walk perilous paths into dark dungeons. Prepare for the unknown…
- 3D-based, user-friendly, and easy-to-start action RPG.
- 16 different characters offer many ways to play and complete the game.
- 400 accessory items, such as armor and weaponry, to be found.
- The solid and versatile 3D engine ensures smooth gameplay and a variety of camera angle options.
Blaze & Blade: Busters
A sequel that allows you to carry over save data from Blaze & Blade: Eternal Quest. Many newly-prepared quests await. Use the characters you developed in Blaze & Blade: Eternal Quest and set off on a new adventure! You can also start fresh from this game without importing save data from Blaze & Blade: Eternal Quest. And just like the previous game, multiplayer is also supported.
It should be noted that multiplayer features are local and only supported when played on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation TV.