Playstation, the obsession of the younger generation in its earlier form was originally conceived back in 1988 when Sony and nintendo had a joint venture project to develop a super disc that was to be marketed as the nintendo game. Parting their ways the disk was never released. Sony later on released a modified version of the disc in 1991 as a part of their new game console The playstation. The playstation was first launched in Japan in 1994 and later on in the United States of America in 1995. Ever since the play station is the most popular video game the world over. In the earlier version of play station besides being able to play the games they could also read audio CDs with computer and Video information. The version released in 1994 played only CDROM based games and there began the success story of the playstation. The brand continues to be the undisputed leader in the market for the past 5 years of course nintendo64 and sega dreamcast are trying to breathe below its neck.
As the games of the play station x are CD rom based the size has a restriction of 650 MB which is more than sufficient for any type of game. There is no provision to save the personal information once the power is switched off however the facility is provided by means of flash memory cards. One has to be very careful with game CDs of play station though they are distinct and are very susceptible to scratches that makes the CD unusable like the normal audio CDs. The games available for the play station cover a wide range and the price range from USD10 to USD50.No wonder the play station has emerged as the hot favorite of many who are looking forward for new and exciting games.
With new technology the updated playstation versions possess far more capability for storage capacity, graphics control, and interactive ability. The playstation has evolved to meet its counterpart technology in the up and rising microsoft and Nintendo systems.