By: Braulio

              Hello Lions, have you heard of a brand called Playstation. Well most of you should but if you don’t know then keep reading. Playstation is a series of video game consoles created and developed by Sony Computer Entertainment. The brand was first introduced on December 3rd, 1994 in Japan with the launch of the original Playstation console. Right now there are 4 Playstation consoles which are Playstation 1 (PS1) Playstation 2 (PS2) Playstation 3 (PS3) and Playstation 4 (PS4). It also consists of a media center, an online service, a line of controllers, two handhelds and a phone, as well as multiple magazines.

            The Playstation 1 was the first console to ship over 100 million units 9 years and 6 months after its initial launch. Did I tell you that the playstation1 was released on December 3rd, 1994. Well the Playstation 2 was released in March 4th, 2000, the Playstation 3 in November 11th, 2006, and the Playstation 4 was released in November 15th, 2013.

              Also the first handheld game console in the Playstation series, the Playstation portable or (PSP), has sold of total of 80 million units worldwide as of November 2013 by its successor, the Playstation Vita which was launched in Japan on December 17, 2011.

            The Playstation TV is a micro console and a non portable variant of the Playstation Vita handheld game console. Other hardware that was released as part of the Playstation series includes the PSX (a video recorder which was integrated with the Playstation 1 and the Playstation 2, but since it was at high price then it was never released outside Japan), as well as the Sony Bravia television set which has an integrated on the Playstation 2.

So now that you know a little about the Playstation series, I encourage you to buy one.


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