Evolution of PlayStation: PlayStation 3

See how PlayStation launched the PlayStation 3 and expanded the gaming ecosystem to include the state of the art PlayStation Network, precision motion gaming with the PlayStation Move, and the best membership in gaming, PlayStation Plus.

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GoldPunch-TR1918d ago

So, tomorrow = First PS4 Video?

ArmGunar1918d ago


3 more days now, so exciting :P

blitz06231918d ago

They probably did consoles first then handhelds. So PSP tomorrow, Vita on Tueday.

MmaFan-Qc1918d ago

Eddard Stark: "PS4 Is Coming!"

vickers5001918d ago

I don't know if I'm just unlucky, but every time I click on the link provided, some annoying as hell 5 second timer starts and skips to the next ps2 video.

Anyone who might be having the same problem I am, here's a link that actually works:

kudakadere1918d ago (Edited 1918d ago )

Psp maybe ?? for Monday Ps Vita Tuesday , and it's worth noting that these Evolution video's are being posted at 11pm GMT which is the time of the Conference .

thaimasker1918d ago

Not very likely at all.
PSP, Then PS Vita then PS4 seems alot more likely

Blackdeath_6631918d ago (Edited 1918d ago )

no they wouldn't hype up a press conference then announce the ps4 randomly on youtube before then. though it would be awkward if someone at sony uploaded the ps4 video out of anticipation ahead of time.

on a side note i was told youtube is not a valid source when making a submission and got reported for it back when i first came to N4G can i have a bit of clarification on that please?

kane_13711918d ago

This pretty much confirms it. GT made the leak, it is official!!!!!

kane_13711918d ago

This pretty much confirms it. GT made the leak, it is official!

j-blaze1918d ago

why n4g skipped ps2 video?
anyway, keep rocking the world japan!

stage881918d ago

I am loving these timeline videos each day. Sony's new marketing team are really turning up the hype level. Looking forward to tomorrow's one!

ElitaStorm1918d ago

tomorrow is psp and then psvita

RyuCloudStrife1918d ago

Not yet young one, patience....

bigfish1918d ago

PS3 - is easily the greatest video game console of all time

kane_13711918d ago

no, Playstation is.

PS3 is the spoiled brat that had everything for it.
It came in to be a success but had to struggle and wasn't used to, since the Grand dad had built this life of his with a success of over 100 mil consoles as well as the daddy did the same.

So it came in saying I AM A PLAYSTATION and realized it has to fight for its rights.
this made it a console with a legend of its own, a tail of hard work and success.
It is in a whole other level than just calling it the greatest of all time.

It is a Legend.
A console that the world deserved, but not a console that they needed, so they chased him and tried to destroy him....
Cause he is a savior, a Dark CONSOLE

Sevir1917d ago

I feel out of my seat laughing hysterically! That was pure awesome. I love the homage to Christian Nolan's "The Dark Knight"

GraveLord1918d ago

Tomorrow = PSP
Tuesday = Vita
Wednesday = Playstation Meeting/PS4 announcement

bunt-custardly1918d ago

Did they show anything of HOME in this video?

FamilyGuy1918d ago

Nope, crazy, seemed like it could have been a lot longer. PS3 tech, Move, PSN and PS+ was all they mentioned.

Guess Home won't be part of PS4 :/

steve30x1918d ago

Tomorrow will be PS Vita today PSP

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Shadow Flare1918d ago (Edited 1918d ago )

I think PS3 was a bigger step up on PS2 then PS2 was over PS1.

What a great console the PS3 has been. Can't wait for PS4

If there's one thing that's embodied PS3 for me this gen it's LittleBigPlanet. I applaud Sony for their continued support for the risky but highly imaginative titles. PS3 had a lot of games that came under that umbrella. Which made PS3 the best in my opinion

LiViNgLeGaCY1918d ago (Edited 1918d ago )

Completely agree. PS3 has been an amazing console.

Blackdeath_6631918d ago

yep i think heavy rain was revolutionary is aswell in the gaming industry though many people would say otherwise and i think Beyond will be just as important. getting real actors to do a complete mo-cap that includes body,face and eyeball movements AND the voice acting at the same time is a huge step forward. i respect sony for making that possible.

Ace_Pheonix1918d ago

And LittleBigPlanet on the Vita is the best one yet. Just some food for thought. I've really been enjoying it.

Sarcasm1918d ago

Uncharted was the game for me. I'm literally going mental on thinking what Naughty Dog is going to accomplish on the PS4.

EbeneezerGoode1918d ago

Agree 100% (other than your game choice, mine would be Uncharted and a mix of others).

PS3 has been a joy to own and use and will still be good enough to keep around even after PS4 arrives (as a handy 3D BluRay player and older game system)

Bring on PS4!!! :)

M2-1918d ago (Edited 1918d ago )

Funny how the tides have changed and Sony throwing money at developers for exclusivity is now somehow a good thing.

LittleBigPlanet, Infamous, Resistance, Heavy Rain, etc were all original IP's created by independent developers. Sony's role was simply paying to deny the experience to a wider audience. You should be thanking the developers not Sony for the aforementioned IP's.


Both Sony themselves and in turn their fans mocked the thought of paying any amount for exclusivity period.

"In the interview, Tretton said "We have a very different approach to exclusives than some of our competitors. We don't buy exclusivity. We don't fund development. We don't, for the lack of a better term, bribe somebody to only do a game on our platform.""

The games were already being developed, they would have been published regardless, whether on consoles or on PC/Mac. You shouldn't be giving Sony credit for their hypocritical act of "bribing somebody" [see quote above].

BitbyDeath1918d ago

You're probably thinking of timed-exclusives.

Nobody said boo when Alan Wake or Gears went exclusive to MS, same for the titles you mentioned being exclusive to Sony.

SoapShoes1918d ago

Oh I'll thank them for those games because without Sony taking the risk on them they never would have existed.

MM originally pitched the LBP idea to Microsoft but they declined due to their strict policies on Live. The others were funded by Sony and Sony was the only one to even want to chance publishing Heavy Rain.

Shadow Flare1918d ago (Edited 1918d ago )

"Throwing money"?

Microsoft has more money then Sony and Nintendo made more money then Sony with the Wii and DS

So where are their LittleBigPlanet's, Journey, Heavy Rain, Last Guardian, Beyond, Flower, Pixeljunk etc. games?

Sony has shown more willingness to encourage these type of games

And in Media Molecules case, they went to Sony with their LBP idea and they loved that Sony totally got what they wanted to achieve. And Sony supported that fully. Look at Last Guardian. Any other company would have canned that by now but Sony is still supporting it.

Instead Microsoft threw their money at timed DLC ($50 million for GTA4 timed DLC was it?) and an eyetoy knock off while simultaneously giving their core fans the middle finger to focus on the casuals (as evident in the last 3 E3's)

And Nintendo has spent that money on....yet another console with old hardware, sold at a premium price, with no games. What did they spend their money on???

BitbyDeath1918d ago (Edited 1918d ago )

Looks like a play on words as Tretton is kind of right about them doing it differently.

Sony have a lot of 2nd party studios where as Nintendo and MS have none.

I'm not sure on the exact methodology being used but we do know it means a contract of sorts where Sony own the franchise and pay the bills for its creation.

Looks like PR talk though as the contract essientially does what he says they do not... just accomplished differently.

M2-1918d ago (Edited 1918d ago )

@Shadow Flare

If each console were a mirror image where exactly would the competition be?

Thatgamecompany created Flower, Journey and Flow not Sony and they were/are bound by a 3 game exclusivity deal, which almost bankrupted them, the same is probably true for many other PS3 exclusives (bar 1st party, going near bankrupt).

Sony are pushing exclusives because third party exclusives are near extinct (something Sony relied on the past two generations), PS3 third party support is not as strong as the Xbox 360 and buying a PS3 for anything other than Blu-ray and exclusives is pointless as multiplatform games are generally worse on the system and the online, though free, is still lacking.

Sony are relying on the strategy used by Sega with the Dreamcast, and we all know how that turned out.

You mention MS paying $50 million for timed-exclusive DLC but missed the overall outcome. Not only did it actually "help" fund GTA4 for multiple platforms, but the DLC was not restricted to a single console despite the initial investment. How is that a negative?

Nathaniel_Drake1918d ago

Nintendo and MS turned down Media Molecule, guess who took them. They take risks on developers because they see potential there and are very helpful in their growth, that's why so many second party developers love to create games on their system.

If it weren't for Sony we wouldn't see the full potential of these developers. Sony gives them the ability to showcase to us gamers, whereas the developers gets the tools to grow and not be stunted like some other companies do to developers

M2-1918d ago

@Ramzadel, Estranged
Where are you getting this idea that Media Molecule approached MS and Nintendo?

theBAWSE1918d ago

@m2 ...what excuse are you going to use about third party next gen? The only bonus 360 had was some multiplat games ran better...that's been nullified with ps4 and its easy to develop for PC innards

I'm struggling to think of any advantage ms have going into next gen..

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Ju1918d ago

Agreed. I will keep mine, even after the PS4 released. I am curious if we will see great games for it even after the PS4 is out. I don't expect BC, and there are still games I haven't played yet. If they'll have PS4 remote play, that will be a keeper anyway and stay at least as a media hub and blue ray player.

Imalwaysright1918d ago

"I think PS3 was a bigger step up on PS2 then PS2 was over PS1." Yeah... in the wrong direction.

Shadow Flare1918d ago (Edited 1918d ago )

Yeah, Sony should have made the ps3 more like the wii and 360

Whatever.... were.... they.... thinking.......


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kudakadere1918d ago

I can almost imagine the PS4 video now and then it's revealed on stage , only a few days to go now , come on Sony . This is coming from a neutral .

ApolloTheBoss1918d ago

I'm guessing they'll do PSP and PSVita last.

Walker1918d ago (Edited 1918d ago )

PS4 is Coming .

ApolloTheBoss1918d ago

Yep no doubt now!! They about to drop the Megatons!! We are not ready!!

GenericNameHere1918d ago

Lol can someone tell me where you guys keep getting these Kaz Hirai + PS4 images? You guys keep making me spit my soda everytime I see these pics! :D

GenericNameHere1918d ago

Haha why is Sylvester Stallone crumpling up Kaz Hirai? Is there a battle between them?

pody1918d ago

That was a good one... Crushing Geohot. :P

Gimmemorebubblez1918d ago

I wonder what Kaz thinks whens he sees all these gifs.