I've been dreaming for a while now of picking up a PS2 game I already own, putting it in my PS3 and having it work. Ever since my launch console died that's been totally out of the question, so I guess I'll have to settle for the next best thing.
Sony has launched a new campaign called Only On PSN, which is looking to tout games exclusive to the PS3's online network. Featuring are indie games, Move games and, quietly, PS2 games as well.
Listed as "rare classic games", the initial selection, due for rollout in October, is certainly promising, as it not only includes gorgeous side-scroller Odin Sphere, but Capcom's brutal (and misunderstood) brawler God Hand as well.
Those two, along with GrimGrimoire, Maximo: Ghosts to Glory, and Ring of Red, will be available on October 4, with Sony promising the first Tuesday of every month will bring more.
UPDATE - The Only On PSN campaign has been revealed as a US-only affair. Not to worry, as Sony tells Eurogamer that most of the content, including the PS2 games, will still make their way to Europe as well.
Sony Pushes PSN Exclusives with 'Only On PSN' Program [IndustryGamers]