Love the PlayStation? How much do you know about it or Sony? This video points out 10 great facts about it, such as that Sony was never the original name. It was originally “Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo”, but the founders wanted something more catchy. By combining the Latin word “sonus” meaning sonic and U.S. slang “sonny” or “young boy”.
In 2000, the PS2 first came out and became one of the most popular consoles. Selling 158 million units in 12 years. In 2004, when the PSP first came out, its popularity rose because it was easy to hack. This gave people the chance to load up games like Super Mario 64 or turn them into TV remotes. And what do PlayStation 3 and Spider-Man have in common? They used the same typeface font.
For more, check out the video below.
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