Sony Kicks Off "Since '95" Campaign, Focuses On #4thePlayers Hashtag

TSA writes: "I’ve been with PlayStation since about 1998. That’s not quite the 1995 – the launch of the original console – that the title of this advertising campaign focuses on, but I think that’s understandable since I was two years old when Sony’s first gaming system released."

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Xwow20081648d ago

Its been an amazing 19 years, Thanks playstation for all the good memories.

Thantalas1648d ago (Edited 1648d ago )

That's an absolutely brilliant advert that is a celebration of the PlayStation history and how it has been a part of gamers' lives.

I love the little touches like showing the posters and music the guy was into during the PS1 era and how his tastes have changed but the one constant is PlayStation!

-Alpha1648d ago

Great tagline too. Very smart to use the nostalgia/history. They are miles ahead of the PS3 advertising, it's amazing how on the ball Sony has been all year.

CRAIG6671648d ago

Agreed, was a really cool advert, I loved the ever changing London skyline between each generation... really cool touch.

majiebeast1648d ago

Did everyone hear that the ps2 logo sound is being used for the ps4 start up sound in the video. That would be pretty damn sweet.

Thehyph1648d ago

Got my psx for Christmas in '96. I got the Raiden collection in the big box before the games went to the standard CD jewel size, and more importantly, it came with the second edition of the demo disc. (Bogey: Dead 6, Warhawk, Die Hard Trilogy, VR Soccer, The Need For Speed, and some other stuff which I can't remember)

Been a long time!

theBAWSE1648d ago

makes you realise how desperate and silly the recent pretenders are....

miyamoto1648d ago (Edited 1648d ago )

Even as a Sega Genesis & Sega Saturn die hard fan I must surrender to the PlayStation brand because its miles ahead of the Sega.

And I owe a great sense of gratitude to the Sony PSOne because I made a living and food to eat from my PSOne's 4 Rent back in the 90's business.

The PSOne help me survive very hard times in Asia.

Thank heavens for the PlayStation!

4 The Players!

I remember I was so poor I finished Resident Evil without a memory card back then. LOL!

minimur121648d ago

Oooohhh :O

is that the startup sound for the PS4 I hear at the end?!?!?

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waltyftm1648d ago

Well said, I agree 100%.

Eonjay1648d ago (Edited 1648d ago )

I too, have been playing since PS1. The Brand has a lot of legacy behind it.

I love how the TV keeps evolving in this video. I hope this kid get to move out of his attic one day though :)

GarrusVakarian1648d ago


Which is why i lean more towards Sony than any other gaming company, they have always been so gaming/gamer focused.

hellzsupernova1648d ago

this honestly brought a tear to my eye. damn so many good memories!!!!!

MastaMold1648d ago (Edited 1648d ago )

Great video Sony so many memories.

Sent from my Sony Xperia Z

pyramidshead1648d ago

Damn straight! Awesome advert, so many nostalgia feels! ;o

SharnOfTheDEAD1648d ago

I remember playing Conflict desert storm 1 and 2 and Conflict Vietnam with my Dad, they were pretty much his fav game series. We used to play them together a lot...

I miss those days, as he's not here any more, but damn, I have some great memories..

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Mr_cheese1648d ago (Edited 1648d ago )

I remember my first playstation with crash bandicoot, spyro, this is soccer, gta and so many more games!


How on earth i left MGS of my list! The 2 disks that changed gaming for me

ANIALATOR1361648d ago

more interested in the music posters on the wall.
Blur ok. should be Oasis though
Kasabian. Good
Tinie Tempah. Blah


I had tekken, battle arena toshinden, resident evil. Every time a new playstation released my mind was blown, ready to feel that feelin again.

FunAndGun1648d ago

As long as you don't forget about the kid inside, you will never get old.

This video helps me remember!

Lboogieskells1648d ago (Edited 1648d ago )

Thanks friend, Im only 28, but this commercial really reminds you how time flys.