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Date: 04/28/08 11:00 AM

33 Responses to How Did the PlayStation Come About?

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    Myself4086 Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2008 at 11:06 am
    Interesting stuff. Can`t say I ever wondered..

    Hi Nate

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    KoalaMeatPie Male 18-29
    2584 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 11:14 am

    The Nintendo Philips thing:

    Just to show how much it FAAAAILLED, excellent video above.

    Nintendo`s games are always the same thing over and over again, no real inovation (On the games) Always allways the same thing.

    Sony receiving a HUGE boost in sales in the past year after a shacky start.

    Bow to your masters, nitendo is going down.

    Sega will be avanged!

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    BigWaFuu Male 18-29
    1163 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 11:17 am
    Nintendo was a fool!
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    specialque Female 13-17
    513 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 11:18 am
    i <3 playstation
    that was interesting as myself said
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    Matwix_2004 Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2008 at 11:27 am
    Is it just me or does every video game company say their products revolutionised the gaming market?

    Nintendo does with tetris, the wii, and probably other stuff (which I think is true)

    Sony does with it`s playstation...

    I don`t know if Microsoft does though, although, they have Bill Gates there, so I suppose that makes them win anyway. :3

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    KoalaMeatPie Male 18-29
    2584 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 11:29 am
    An important thing to note, Will the consoles always battle each other out, all a Console is, is a snapshot of the most powerfull gaming PC out at the moment.

    No console rivals PCs.

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    iBeth Female 13-17
    69 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 11:40 am
    I coudnt really be bothered to watch all 4 parts.
    But i get the story:
    Wasnt good, made it big.
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    slate Male 13-17
    174 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 12:01 pm
    Pretty intresting
    I had a wii until about 2 weeks ago
    Until it hit me how incredibly pooe (sorry for the swearing but its that bad!) it was!!!!!
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    slate Male 13-17
    174 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 12:01 pm
    Wat dus any1 think of the Wii??
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    llDayo Male 30-39
    144 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 12:06 pm
    slate, you couldn`t wait until AFTER Mario Kart came out?
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    ddsmooth Male 18-29
    19 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 12:15 pm
    that was tight!
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    eleutherarch Female 13-17
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    April 28, 2008 at 12:23 pm
    I miss my playstation. I miss my Philips CD-I and all the crappily-hilarious games I had.
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    keg74 Male 30-39
    410 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 12:48 pm
    I jumped ship on Sony last Gen and play just pretty much on the Xbox now but that was a cool id about the Playstation came about. I didn`t know about the whole Nintendo backstabbing thing.
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    SirKevin Male 13-17
    241 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 12:49 pm
    I loved my Play Station. Crash Bandicoot was actually awesome. Then I had my PS2, that thing rocked. And lived for years. Still around here somewhere. But then PS3 just didn`t do it for me. Too expensive, not good enough. The 360 was cheaper and had a better games line-up. Sorry Sony, but you lost the magic. Great video, though. Interesting.
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    LoofahBoy Male 18-29
    3302 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 1:05 pm
    Man, now I`m all nostalgic...
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    deaf_woman Male 30-39
    2721 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 1:08 pm
    Summary, in case u don`t feel like watching all of it:

    Me and my dad invented video games in 1989 when we realized he was too lazy to throw a baseball.
    The rest is history.

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    03swalker Male 18-29
    60 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 1:10 pm
    To be fair, Nintendo did have a point that having Sony retain all rights to the disc drive technology wasn`t a wise business decision. I support Nintendo on pulling out of the Sony deal.
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    EstiloPanama Female 18-29
    2074 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 1:36 pm

    My husband and I are going to buy a Wii, so we`re selling our almost brand-new X-Box and the games....


    I still have/love my Sega Genesis, by the way...hee hee. ;-)

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    GloineFiodh Male 18-29
    252 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 1:43 pm
    Wow, this glorified the Playstation. I felt like I was being brainwashed into it since I`m such a Playstation hater. Still a great video, It`s nice for us video game geeks to better understand our history.
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    ProSlacker Male 18-29
    92 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 2:20 pm
    That was cool, though I saw something similar to this somewhere. The biggest mistake of Nintendo.
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    jimenfel001 Female 13-17
    177 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 3:10 pm
    too long
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    quietone04 Female 18-29
    48 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 3:26 pm
    Part one is no longer available...
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    londoncallme Female 18-29
    112 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 3:38 pm
    all i can say is that I <3 the original playstation and the ps2... And it was really cool learning about their beginnings... I`m gonna stick to my older systems and not worry too much about the newer ones.
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    KoalaMeatPie Male 18-29
    2584 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 4:03 pm
    Part one Is not important anyways, just intro music
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    CtrlAltDef Male 18-29
    8 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 4:10 pm
    Nintendo is amazing and seem to defy all logic for staying around. After having a lack of new technology with their 64 with its cartridge based system they still seemed to put up a decent fight. When the GameCube came out it had a much worse spec than the competition. Now with the Wii they have produced a console that is cheap and innovative (still worse spec) which means that more people will buy their console meaning they will get more games sales
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    angelicamber Female 18-29
    1573 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 4:31 pm
    I used to love sony
    then they came up with the PS3
    ...I still love my PSP and giant PS2 though ^^
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    catsthewagon Male 18-29
    93 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 4:45 pm
    Cartridges are better in my opinion because there is zero load time. And Sony is bland too me. Nintendo has much better games. I prefer the LoZ series over The PlayStation 1 & 2. I got a PS2 and now all it does is collects dust, yet i still play games on my SNES.
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    crazytoon Male 30-39
    9 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 4:54 pm
    Part 1 is working for me right now.
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    primetimekin Male 18-29
    7936 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 5:04 pm
    cats, there is a reason it has zero load time... there is nothing to load.

    These videos make me appreciate my PS3 even more. I think im going to play MLB 08 the Show now

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    Realbman Male 13-17
    342 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 7:41 pm
    Pshhhhhhh doubt thats how it started bet they just beat japanise kids to work and script
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    JohnnyJitsu Male 18-29
    29 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 7:50 pm
    That was interesting, even though it was really old and it would be cool to see and updated version with it going against Xbox and the Next-Gen consoles.
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    obe Female 18-29
    99 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 9:53 pm
    omg.. there`s one up the street from me for $600 with a crap load of games.

    the CD-I i mean...

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    jhonmayer1 Male 18-29
    1289 posts
    May 3, 2008 at 11:31 am
    G4tv Ftw!

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