Today the PlayStation brand turns 15 years old along with the brand’s iconic “PS” logo. However, that logo wasn’t the original concept for PlayStation. Would the PlayStation legacy be different if it used a different logo?
Some of those are fugly.
row two, on the end is kinda cool
I like top row all the way to the right. The S inside the P.
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We have all gotten used to the logo we have now, and I'm sure if it was any other logo we'd just as much get used to that one too. 15 years leaves a long impression. I like the S inside the P logo on the top right. I know it's just a logo, but I love looking at the classic PS logo. I like it in solid black, classic red/blue/yellow/aqua, neon, etc. It's such an iconic symbol.
Yeah row two on the end is impressive, but there's no S.
The much I love my PS3 and PSP, I don't like PS logo... Never did... Nor do I like any of those... Maybe the 2nd row first (left) but that something like Konami's one. This colorful thing always looked like too much for me. The actual logo looks ok in one solid color though, as in DualShock PS Button or in PSP. When I had a 60GB PSP I hated how the colorful logo would make itself so visible, but it look ok on my new Slim. It's not a big deal, but I think Xbox logo looks way cooler... Nintendo don't have one fix logo for any console, and the campinies's logo red ''Nintendo'' inside a red bubble/contour also don't float my boat, but I used to love the Game Cube logo. That said, I wouldn't change PS logo too... We all grow used to it.
I actually agree with bishop-br the logo looks very cartoony. Suited the original PS perfectly, but looks somewhat out of place on the front of a piano black PS3 (or matte) But still, its been the logo so long that it looks right now. Somewhat out of place on new PS3's, but still a well recognized symbol I like it though, I'm glad this is the one they chose
I love that sound. It always reminded me of the beach and seaguls. I wish I could make my PS3 play that sound, and maybe show that logo too. I also used to sleep with my ps2 on for ocean sounds. Edit-- also tha DUN-DUN noise when it showed the golden sony logo was kinda impressive.
Ahahaha if you want that sound, open up this month's episode of Qore, and let the intro run. Or boot up a PS1 game. Either way, it was nice to hear that in Qore.
Glad they stuck with the current logo
I've learnt its very easy to under appreciate the work that goes into logo design. its not easy. Actually, to make a good catchy logo is EXTREMELY HARD. Love the logo they went with. Suits the P and the S but if im not mistaken it works with PS2 and PS3 standing/laying down format, and the colours seem associated with CD/disk reading, but I could be totally wrong on that one. this is very cool stuff =) site is a BIT too filled with internet-raping advertisement though. what ever happened to images? now everything has to be a damn flash advert which takes away net speed pointlessly (if you have 20+ pages open with 10 of them having flash adverts running you notice ='( )
its a unique logo, when i was a kid i thought it was just a weird symbol, the only problem i have with it is the random colour scheme, you would think they would have used the same colours as the face buttons
Wow, good thing they went with the one they have now, although there are a few in that list that actually looked pretty good.
But there's like 4 or 5 of them that I really like. They have like a sweet old school look. But I still dig the original logo the most.
Me and a few classmates had to design/choose a logo for a marketing project once. It's actually pretty difficult making a logo that not only stands outs, but conveys the "essence" of your product/service. We only managed to create about 5 "prototypes". If Sony made at least 10, you can bet a lot of time and effort was needed.
Man, the real one blows away the rest.
you wouldve said that about any logo Sony decided to choose
The original is still DA BEST!
DA BEST! indeed.
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though most don't cut it, especially the 'S's.
Good thing they kept with the one we all know and love. Some of those things are damn ugly. Like the third one in the 2nd row. That thing gives you less of an idea about the product than the old PS3 ads *shudder*
Just wondering, where did you get your information from?
Since we're being all 15th anniversary over here, maybe check out this very detailed article on Playstation's history from 2009. I was reminded of it by that proto-logo picture PSLifestyle posted as the centerpiece of their article, since it's also in the headline of the article I'm citing: http://www.next-gen.biz/fea... As much as I typically don't agree with Edge's reviews, this is a good piece of work on the Playstation's history.
They picked the best one.
Some of those logos are trippy.
Those logos are odd. I guess some of them are kinda cool But they def picked the best one. The PS logo is my fav vid game logo
I dont like the logo of Playstation a slightest bit but i like the hardware its on and the games but atleast its a better logo than for the one for 360 shitty
Looks like a cobra http://www.naturfoto-cz.de/... Not that one specifically, but if it coiled its tail like an S... BAM, PS logo
Row 3 #3 looks like it reads PMS XD.
I'm glad we have the current logo.
The Gamecube logo is good too, if slightly reminiscent of the N46 logo. The PS logo doesn't convey any particular idea distinctly enough for me, other than the combining of a letter P and a letter S to represent PlayStation. You could guess that the different bands of colour on the S are supposed to be representative of the way that the back of a CD reflects light but, as it's not CD shaped, that would be just a guess. The Playstation 2 logo is arguably a bit cliched in its minimalistic futuristic way but it also looks a bit like a circuit board so I think that it works well. The Playstation 3 logo was originally in the Spiderman font. As a way of promoting your console as a glimpse of the future, I would have come up with a new font or at least one not so closely identified with a particular film (that not everyone likes) even if Sony were involved with it in some way.
Some of them are pretty clever. But I like the original the best.
sony had the best logo all around and i luv sega logo im a sega fan but i give sony props where they came from notthing and i luv sony to death lol Happy Birthday playstation
people become attached to the logo from the product, not the product from the logo.
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