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Evolution of the PlayStation console

With just hours until the formal launch of the PS4 in Australia, we take a quick stroll down memory lane to look at the Sony consoles that paved the way for the newest generation.

The Original PlayStation
(Screenshot by Nic Healey/CNET Australia)

Original PlayStation

The PlayStation 1 or, as it was known back then, just the plain old PlayStation. This bit of innovative hardware sold 102 million units in its life and 962 million games. The original PlayStation came out in 1994 if you were in Japan and on 15 November 1995 if you were Aussie.

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