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Is The Playstation Consoles The Greatest Consoles Ever?

Posted by: on Apr 1, 2015 | No Comments

Today we take a detailed look at the Playstation 1 and 2 game consoles from Sony. Our mission today is to see if the Playstation consoles are among the greatest game consoles ever created. We already did a overview of the Playstation 4 console a few weeks back. With all that said, let’s see what makes the Playstation 1 and 2 great gaming systems. Nintendo remained No 1 for years as a set of the best gaming consoles. The company was considered as the only company to develop devices dedicated to game maniacs. In the meanwhile something amazing took place and it was the emergence of Playstation manufactured by Sony.




By the time of it starts rising, Sony always remained at the top and undeniable kind of consumer electronics. Sony gifted its consumers with the Walkman, a great invention which proved to be an inspiration for iPods. Philips and Sony were the first to create CD based gaming technology. Nintendo followed Sony to create its CD based technology and both became alliance. The both commenced working together, but the alliance broke-up after facing issues in contracts and this all ended with a released of a Sony product called Sony Playstation.  The results were astonishing and people from all over the world responded wildly to the product.  What made the Playstation so popular was its CD technology, high quality graphics, more realistic view and darker shades. CD technology used, made games contain more information, larger space and better games.

Sony broke-in back with Playstation 2. The name depicted the new console as an enhanced sequel of its ancestor Playstation. PS 2 is backward compatible with prior Playstation games. PS2 came in view with better graphics, high feature games, better storylines and shades. PS2 attracted people of every age due to its design and gaming features and that was the actual aim of Sony.  The PS2 was so popular and powerful that initially Japan had to put restrictions on its import outside Japan. PS was considered to have powerful gaming components, particularly its amazing graphics hardware, which could be utilized to create simulation based effects of forces ballistic missiles. It only took PS2 5 years to hold the position of fastest selling gaming console in the history of the gaming market. In actuality, when it was released, due to deficiency, many were sold on eBay for $1,000 or above.


Microsoft also joined the race with its gaming console called X-BOX which Sony competed with Playstation 3 or PS3. PS3 contains hardware that made it as powerful as computer, provided edge cutting graphics, blue-ray drive, exclusive titles, rechargeable controller and a number of modes and customizations to make console pale. Sony further advanced with the development of PS 4 with higher gaming hardware design, more front and rear ports, larger capacity, realistic effects and more powerful games with lots of amazing features.  An exciting bit with reference to the PlayStation’s history and the center of attention is that it was aimed for an older audience than the majority of other systems before it. The aim was to establish the gaming console brand not only as something that only kids would play, but their parents would enjoy as well. This shift in marketing has continued across the industry to this day. Some of the all time popular games of PS and its other variations are Grand Theft Auto, Destiny, Far Cry 4, GOD of War and a lot more.

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