The preservation group The Hidden Palace recently completed a broadcast of more than six hours in which it showed demos and prototypes of mythical games of PS2 What Crash Bandicoot, Shadow of the Colossus The Ratchet & Clank.
However, this was only the tip of the iceberg of a project with over 700 PS2 games. Versions gilts or still in development
“These aging objects were miraculously saved from being destroyed, thrown away or sold thanks to the Herculean effort of one person.
This person not only went to the trouble of creating copies of everything he owned, but was also kind enough to allow us to review and preserve every item in his collection untethered. “
Hand in hand with current and retired members of the press, collectors and developers, the group Hidden Palace ensures that the project is far from being terminated and, in fact, they anticipate that very soon they will release another collection just as impressive as the one that can now be reviewed in their web.
As if from a video game museum In any case, the project page not only allows access to those prototype versions, but also has images, curiosities and ins and outs of said developments and the moment in which they were conceived.
A highly recommended walk in which it is worth spending a while remembering old games of that time that your mind had completely erased. Let’s see what they are capable of surprising us with in the next batch.