• The First PlayStation

    The First PlayStation
    Dec 3, 1994 - Although the play station (video game console) has been around for only 2 decades or so it has evolved greatly. The first play station was released on Dec 3, 1994. The play station was released in Japan on that day. The PlayStation was the eventual result of a breakdown of a business partnership plan between Sony and Nintendo to create a CD add-on for the SNES.
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    Sony PlayStation

  • The PlaySation "X"

    The PlaySation "X"
    Sept 9, 1995 - A prelaunch name for the, the "PS-X" evolved out of the name of the original, unreleased PlayStation, which was to be a CD-ROM add-on for Super NES. This unit, the "PlayStation X" evolved into the system that was released by Sony on Sept 9, 1995, the PSX, or, more formally, PlayStation.
  • PlayStation 2

    PlayStation 2
    Oct 26, 2000, Sony introduced its PlayStation 2 video game machine in the United States—device that it believes will revolutionize home entertainment. Sony considers the PlayStation 2 (also known as the PS2) a "Trojan horse," that will be purchased as a video game player but will eventually change the way Americans entertain themselves in general.
  • The PSP ( PlayStation Portable)

    The PSP ( PlayStation Portable)
    Mar 2005 - The Sony PlayStation Portable or otherwise known as PSP was first introduced in March of 2005. Since then it has been a constant battle between Nintendo and PlayStation. With a larger screen size and more powerful resolution, the PSP is a great contender in the portable world. The PSP is basically a portable system of the PlayStation 2.
  • PlayStation 3

    PlayStation 3
    Mar 23, 2007 - Sony's PlayStation 3 has sold over a million units in the UK since its European launch on 23 March 2007. The sales figure was achieved in 47 weeks, beating the previous record set by the PS2 which took 50 weeks to reach the one million milestone in the UK. Sony also managed to beat Microsoft's Xbox 360, which took 60 weeks, but comes nowhere near the runaway success of Nintendo's Wii which reached a million UK sales in just 38 weeks.