voletic: There may be a prototype sitting somewhere, but here are the reasons why we believe these pictures are not it.
You mean besides the fact the person admitted it was fake? https://twitter.com/VaduAmk...
Thank you, article update.
this is not fake. https://www.youtube.com/wat... check it out. look its IDENTICAL to the proper prototype... http://i.kinja-img.com/gawk...
Supposedly they were joking.. Worth noting is that the OP mentioned the company his dad worked for going bankrupt. The only company Olaf has ever worked for that went bankrupt was Advanta... Guess what turns out a guy from Demver the same area as OP worked there named Terrance Diebold.. OP's name is Dan Diebold which tou can see from a youtube video he uploaded 4 years ago. Also, his username on assembler is Dnldbld (danial diebold) Not comvrete evidence but shows truth to his story, hes clearly not a gamer too. Check out his reddit history, 4 years worth of nothing game related at all
Well, it looks fake to me.
You were screaming about this in the other article. Going completely overboard.
My first impression was that it was probably fake, it was just hard to believe someone could have one of these, since it was never released or shown. How could they be so careless to allow someone to have one and leak it to everyone? It's a terrible design, with cardrigdes on one end and a disc player on the other, it looks like a console with 2 heads or something. And the controller looks like a Super NES controller with Playstaion name on it. It's pretty pathetic, so if it was real, they needed to keep that on the low, and have someone burn that thing.
It's not identical. Notice there is spacing between the Play and Station on the controller in that image. Also notice the colouring of the word playstation, and a few other differences. We don't believe these are doctored images, but a console somebody has made to look exactly like those old prototype shots and claim it is the real thing.
and everyone that assumed that it could be fake got downvoted to hell in the last article lol.
There are no downvotes here. Just agree and disagree. Maybe people disagreed that it was fake?
Def not fake.
It's not fake it's real that's how Sony became PlayStation read your history
The history isn't fake but the pictures of the "prototype that was just found" are fake.
I guess after the ceo says that's it's real you'll believe him lol hahahahah
I love and N4G But for this article to make the front page is ludicrous because this is how Sony became PlayStation and why the rivalry between the nintendo and Sony is so big
Shut up! You are making yourself look like a dick right now.
I thought it was real but I did question the "Sony PlayStation" controller...the way it should have read "Nintendo PlayStation". Other than that, it's pretty much what I thought it would look like.
I want to remind everyone that this is an opinion piece, on our theories why we believe it to be a fake. We have updated the article with all the current updates, including the recent news that the admission was a joke.
No shit. Someone literally stiched Sony and Nintendo products together and was like "guis I found a super secret prototype that no ones have ever heard of in ever and everyone working on the project back then was killed to prevent future talking about it!!"
The fact this box says PlayStation is the dead giveaway to everyone that this was fake. Back when this device was unveiled at CES 1991 it was tentatively called Play Station, a noticeable gap making it two words. It was only after Nintendo's betrayal that Sony decided to drop the cartridge slot and called the CD-only version one word instead, PlayStation.
Because Playstation is not Nintendo? Just a guess.
Almost was, that's what the fuss is all about.
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