PlayStation - The total history

With eager punters currently snapping up every single PlayStation 3 that's out there, it's easy to imagine that this is what the world's always been like - that Sony has always been in charge of the videogame industry. But while hindsight suggests that the PlayStation's enormous success was inevitable, the truth is that the scale of Sony's achievement was simply inconceivable when it launched, and absolutely unprecedented at the time. Especially for a console that had started life as an aborted add-on for Nintendo's SNES...

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THWIP4352d ago

...since we're nearing the END of the Playstation era. ;)

specialguest4352d ago

meh... we all had one and most of us enjoyed it. now things are different. some of us grew out of console games and into PC games. others grew to hate it due to past experiences, but some are still believers/loyalist. at the end of the day, it's just a video game machine, don't get too passionate about defending or bashing it.


otherwise known as "How We Screwed It All Up: The Sony History"

CyberSentinel4352d ago (Edited 4352d ago )

The PS1 came along when we really needed a change from Nintendo, and their insistence on enforcing their cartridge based proprietary format. Licensing fees weren't enough for them, they had to make royalties off the N64 cartridges to. This along with their reluctance to support (M) rated titles was there downfall. As George Santayana said "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."