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Evolution of PlayStation: PlayStation 2

Discover how PlayStation took the world by storm with the launch of the massively popular PlayStation 2, making it the best-selling home gaming console ever. (Next-Gen, PS4)

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Qrphe  +   511d ago
Oh man, the PS2 really looked slick as hell back then

It still is
hakis86  +   511d ago
These videos are such good teasers. Sony: You are doing it right!!

I am amazed at how many PS2's were sold.
JoGam  +   511d ago
Sony has a new marketing company which seems like its working. I'll bet it was the marketing and PR team who said to go about it this way. Building up hype then destroying on Feb 20th.
Kevin ButIer  +   511d ago
Hail to the king!
TheGamerDood  +   511d ago
Only 3 days, 18hrs, 34min to go! :P

awwww yeah! xD
http://bit.ly/Xd4D92
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Knight_Crawler  +   511d ago
For some reason I still do not see Sony announcing the PS4 until E3.

I think this will all lead to a Gaikai announcement on the 20th.

Edit: B4 you disagree think about it...Sony paid alot of money for Gaikai and they have not said a word about it, if they announce the PS4 it will over shadow any Gaikai news that Sony announces after they announce the PS4.

Also if MS announces the 720 at E3 it would draw alot of noise and over shadow the the games that Sony will be demoing because it already revelaed the PS4.

Edit @four - Yes they can but a PS4 announcement will over shadow any Gaikai news and the focus will be on the PS4 instead of Gaikai.

Like I said a PS4 reveal will better at E3 - once Sony introduces what to expect from Gaikai they can announce the PS4 at E3 and show us how it will be integrated with Gaikai.
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juandren  +   511d ago
No.
fourOeightshark  +   511d ago
Sony could announce the PS4 and Gaikai on the 20th.
classic200  +   511d ago
I dont think announcing gaikai and the PS4 now will allow xbox to over shadow the PS4. I think both will get people equally looking at them, The one who wins though will be the one who show the most appealing games on the floor. That will be the deciding factor in my eyes.
smashcrashbash  +   511d ago
Why would they do all this just to announce Gaikai.They could have just announced it online.Why spend all this money when they could have easily just announced what Gaikai was and how it benefits us.And any games they wanted to show us they could have had on their website. What could be bigger the a PS4 that they would go through all this trouble for? And with this many rumors how could it be just completely untrue? Why should they wait for E3 when they can wow us with the PS4 now and then show us games and other stuff at E3? How better to wow people at E3 with everyone wanting more?
BLAKHOODe  +   511d ago
I expect Sony to announce more than one thing on the 20th. If this was JUST about the PS4, they could have waited till E3 and not go through all this trouble putting together such a huge presentation.
For some reason I like the PSEye part. Some xbox fanboy will call it a kinect rip off. Back then.. In 2000.

Seeing the network adapter makes be think console games would be online without MS.

PC did it way before.

Sonys marketing team seems to be at work already and it seems great..

They used to make halo and gears ads no lie.
"At BBH New York, now led by Chief Creative Officer John Patroulis, it will be interesting to see the new developments in PS creative. Patroulis,of course, made a mark on the videogame category while at agencytwofifteen, T.A.G./McCann San Francisco, where he helped create high-profile campaigns for X-Box, including the much-celebrated Halo "Believe."
http://creativity-online.co...
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DigitalRaptor  +   511d ago
The more ignorant among us seem to think that Sony copied Microsoft by bringing out online gaming to PS2. The truth is that Sega were first with the Dreamcast in 1998, Sony launched second and had their online network setup first in Japan in 2001, and the US in July 2002, before Microsoft did for Xbox in November 2002.

The difference is, Xbox Live was the outstanding service and had games like Halo to support it. Microsoft did well in that regard.
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iXenon  +   511d ago | Well said
Yesterday: PSOne
Today: PS2
Tomorrow: PSP
Monday: PS3
Tuesday: PS Vita
Wednesday: PS4
GoldPunch-TR  +   511d ago
I totally agree with you.
LOL_WUT  +   511d ago
On Thursday: PANCAKES ;)
CRASHBASHUK  +   511d ago
I am guessing a video a day being posted at 6PMEST /11PMGMT
ApolloTheBoss  +   511d ago
This is just incredibly clever on Sony's part. Whoever came up with this should get a raise. I hope the ads will be this elaborate.
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Prcko  +   511d ago
This hype is 2 big,but feed me more!!!
cannot imagine internet explosion after PS4 reveal
http://i.minus.com/ieeosojk...
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L6RD7BLU3  +   511d ago
AWESOME GIF LOL
-Falaut-  +   511d ago
My god, what is Kaz dropping? From all the GIFs, that one along with the Kaz train hitting the school bus...mmmm delicious.
a_bro  +   511d ago
i love the MI2 gif LMAOOOO gave me the chuckles
http://i.minus.com/i97P4bk7...
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plaZeHD  +   511d ago
OMG, ROFLMAO!!!!!!
Best Gif EVERRRRR!!!!
Anyway I am very excited
http://25.media.tumblr.com/...
Kane22  +   511d ago
that was freaking awesome lol
Plagasx  +   511d ago
There should be a gif thread dedicated to the PS meeting lol
juandren  +   511d ago
I just want to shake his hand
danthebios  +   511d ago
Friends would sleep over because of my ps2 hahaha,those were good times:)
GamersRulz  +   511d ago
Best Console of all time.
parkerpeters  +   511d ago
Some SNES fans might disagree, but I will say one thing... It was and is a juggernaut. Definitely had the most active lifespan, and it's library tends to agree with you.
JoGam  +   511d ago
AMEN to that
platformmaster918  +   511d ago
And the most popular by far. 1.6 billion software sold. No other console has sold even 1 billion
bentseenirengas   511d ago | Spam
parkerpeters  +   511d ago
Oh my god I am hype. This never happens to me, but god dammit I have boarded the hype train!
platformmaster918  +   510d ago
choo choooo all aboard!
NYC_Gamer  +   511d ago
Here's some of the classics that remember...

The Getaway
Kessen
Summoner
GTA 3
Midnight Club
Smuggler's Run
MGS3
NFL 2K5
Silent Hill 2
God of War
Warriors
Bully

N4G add more to the list
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parkerpeters  +   511d ago
Fatal Frame
Shin Megami Tensei (the best entries)
Dark Cloud
Devil May Cry (Groovy)
r21  +   511d ago
Sly Cooper
Rouge Galaxy
Steambot Chronicles
Black
Killzone
Sly Cooper
Disgaea
GamersRulz  +   511d ago
Silent Hill 2/3
GT4
Ico
Shadow of the colossus
Metal Gear Solid 2
Final Fantasy X
Tekken Tag
Ace Combat 4/5/Zero
Twisted Metal Black
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akaakaaka  +   511d ago
Killzone
cod2
gow,2
ico
sotc
pes3,4,5,6,
exterminator
onimusha's
pop
dmc
hl
operation black hawk down
ssx
silent hill 2,3,4
tekken tag
gt3,4
gta's
second sight
indigo Prophecy
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akaakaaka  +   511d ago
i forgot BLACK! and RE4

and sadly i did not play the SOCOM'S or TMB
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pr0t0typeknuckles  +   511d ago
prince of persia
devil may cry
god of war
chulip
sly cooper
jak & daxter
ratchet & clank
beyond good & evil
tekken
GTA
psychonauts
metal gear solid
ico
shadow of the colossus
psi-ops
primal
bloodrayne
shinobi/nightshade
bujingai
chaos legion
kya dark lineage
whiplash
crash twinsanity(only)
kingdom hearts
haven
maximo
siren
red faction
shadow of destiny
darkcloud
legacy of kain
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fourOeightshark  +   511d ago
Jak and Daxter.
NBT91  +   511d ago
Kudos for putting Bully on your list. I will raise you one Kingdom Hearts.
Gamer-40  +   511d ago
Dragon Quest VIII
Primal
Final Fantasy XII
Tourist Trophy
Drakan the Ancient Gates
Soul Reaver 2
Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne
WeAreLegion  +   511d ago
I'd like to add:

A Dog's Life
Katamari Damacy
We Love Katamari
Disaster Report
Kinetica

All but Katamari were fairly obscure, but MASTERPIECES, if you can get ahold of them. ;)

Amazing lists, guys! This is why I love PlayStation.
-Gespenst-  +   511d ago
Final Fantasy X
Final Fantasy X-2
Final Fantasy XII
Dragon Quest VIII
Kingdom Hearts
Kingdom Hearts II
Persona 3
Persona 4
Shin Megami Tensei III
Digital Devil Saga I & II
Xenosaga I, II & III
Rogue Galaxy
Valkyrie Profile 2 - Silmeria
Musashi Samurai Legend
Ico
Shadow of the Colossus
Okami
Beyond Good and Evil
Zone of the Enders I & II
Metal Gear Solid 2 & 3
Prince of Persia trilogy
Ratchet and Clank (all of em')
Maximo
NBA Street (All of em')
Dynasty Warriors
Samurai Warriors
Killzone
Lego Racers 2

There's a lot of games I haven't played that should be on the list. Have isos of them but I'll need a better pc before I can emulate them...
ZoyosJD  +   511d ago
*Hears TV in other room.*

Is that the Travel channel announcer?

I hope they start the meeting with a video of this format for the PS4 and just leave the charts and graphs alone.
Flyingdog670  +   511d ago
Oh man.... so many memories with my PS2, i passed it down to my little sister when I got my PS3, and the PS2 still works like brand new :). Thanks Playstation 2, the Best Console of all time..... in my opinion! :)
panbit86  +   511d ago
PS2 is a LEGENDARY console! I hope PS4 will surpass it! CANNOT FUCKING WAIT ANYMORE!!!! SLAY MY SOUL SONY!!!!
Tripl3seis  +   511d ago
I'm my hype level is going crazy can't wait ps4 ftw!!!!!
SAE  +   511d ago
>.<
PS4isKing_82  +   511d ago
Now this is how to market your next big product.
My body feels like it's gunna explode if I don't get a ps4 soon!!!!!!!
Hurry up and release it Sony!!!!!!!!!!

I need PS4 now!!!!!!!!!!!
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r21  +   511d ago
So few days left, so much hype! Cant wait for 20th XD
d0nT wOrrY  +   511d ago
CHOO CHOO ALL ABOARD HYPE TRAIN SONY FELLOWS!!!
PLAYSTATION FOR LIFE
wenaldy  +   511d ago
I think im gonna buy PS2 again :))
stage88  +   511d ago
Playstation is the future

EDIT: it's actual the present as well, I'm playing Uncharted 3. And it's the past because everyone and their uncle own a PS1 or PS2 or both.
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MegaLagann  +   511d ago
PS2, along with the Super Nintendo these are the two greatest systems ever made.
Prodigy-X  +   511d ago
I remember the PS2 days. Those were the golden days when Sony constantly kept releasing games like crazy and when platformers still exists. Jak & Daxter, Sly Cooper, Ratchet and Clank, God of War, Dark Cloud, Killzone 1, Gran Turismo, Persona, Twisted Metal, Kingdom Hearts, FF X & more. My favorite franchise on the PS2 was Jak & Daxter.
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GiantFriendlyCrab  +   511d ago
sony should use this song for their pre conference on Wednesday http://www.audiomicro.com/t...
Relientk77  +   511d ago
I love my PlayStation 2 and always will, my favorite console that and the original PlayStation. The 2 best in my opinion
supremacy  +   511d ago
Well i have A pretty good feeling that things like...

-voice messaging
-cross voice chat
-Multiple id logs
-Auto settings
-Universal party system
-A new and improve UI
-Background download and installs
-Auto updates and patches
-Improve web browser
-Already synched trophies
-Multiple apps running with no cancelations needed
-Universal custom music support
-More apps
-More media content providers

will be included with the ps4 from day one.
nevin1  +   511d ago
Doesn't the vita have that?
supremacy  +   511d ago
Not entirely.
Gamer-40  +   511d ago
No doubt, this is a countdown.
PlayStation 4 reveal for february 20th.
BlaqMagiq24  +   511d ago
The PS2 was recently put to rest but it's leagcy will never die.
LOL_WUT  +   511d ago
I still love the PS2 chime whenever I would boot up a game or when I would hear it in the commercials its always sounded badass
nevin1  +   511d ago
Showing Past systems mean they should have BC support.
Riderz1337  +   511d ago
PSP Sunday
PS3 Monday
PSV Tuesday
PS4 Wednesday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!$@#!! !!!!!!!!!!!%^&%$#@^%&*( $#@$!^%&*(%@$#!
Dissidia  +   511d ago
Yes.
OllieBoy  +   511d ago
I've never seen Sony this focused since they launched the PS1.

The PS4 reveal is going to be something...
GiantFriendlyCrab  +   511d ago
that because kaz hirai has become president and CEO of Sony,
http://i.neoseeker.com/n/3/...

http://www.revistagamer.com...

http://i.italiansubs.net/am...
uzumaki619  +   511d ago
Looks like http://playstationgang.com/... right about teasing the PS2
Martywren  +   511d ago
Sony getting aggressive with marketing, Nice!
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