The real game of the phantom game machine `` Play Station '' packed with Nintendo and Sony's black history appeared
Nintendo, which owns Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, and Sony, which produces PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita, have been leading the home game hardware market and have been engaged in fierce battles for a long time. Nintendo and Sony are now competing in the game hardware market, but have once
We turned on the Nintendo PlayStation: It's real and it works
Sony has signed a contract with Nintendo to supply its own CD-ROM drive as a peripheral device of the Super Nintendo just released in 1990, and the name `` Play Station '' at the CES of the home appliance trade fair held in Chicago in 1991. Announced a prototype . However, just one day after the announcement, Nintendo announced that it would cancel its Sony deal and release its Super Nintendo CD-ROM drive from Philips. One theory states, 'Nintendo has abandoned the contract because it was a contract for Sony to get all the CD-ROM license fees,' but the truth is unknown.
The relationship between the two companies broke down at this point, and 'Play Station' floated in the air, but with this opportunity Sony entered the game hardware market and achieved its current success.
Sony's PlayStation, which was not released after all, became a legendary game hardware among gamers, and it is said that only about 200 units exist in the world. Engadget contacts the owner who owns the Play Station, conducts interviews and actually plays Play Station.
The interview and the state of actually playing Nintendo PlayStation can be confirmed from the following movie.
We Turned on the 'Nintendo PlayStation'-YouTube
Engadget had previously interviewed Shuhei Yoshida, head of SCE Worldwide Studios, about PlayStation.
Mr. Yoshida said, 'I do not affirm or deny the existence. It is a very old story, so I have a lot of memories ...'. I have a glimpse of what I can't or shouldn't talk about.
However, Engadget was able to contact the person who owns the PlayStation prototype. In the center of the screen is Terry Deebolt who actually obtained Play Station, and on the right is his son Dan.
This is Terry's Play Station.
On the back is 'NINTENDO SUPER FAMICOM CONTROLLER'.
PlayStation owned by Terry has a good storage state enough to boot normally.
Terry worked for a company called Advanta, but in 2009 Adventa went bankrupt. After the bankruptcy, the property of Advanta was placed in an Internet auction, and Terry won the Play Station that was exhibited there. The winning bid was $ 75 (approximately 6,800 yen at that time), which was too cheap considering that there are only about 200 in the world.
Terry checks on the Internet what kind of product 'Play Station' is, but he said that he did not know much about the details. However, my son Dan found a
Terry and Dan play 'Street Fighter II' at Play Station.
Insert a cartridge ...
Power button on.
Then press the button on the front.
'Super Disc' is displayed on the screen of the TV connected to Play Station.
In 'Kihonkinou', items such as V-RAM, DS-RAM, OAM, WORK RAM, DMA, TIMER, and CHECK are arranged.
'NO CD-ROM SYSTEM' is displayed at the bottom of the screen, and it seems that the CD-ROM drive does not work.
The three players will play 'Super Bomberman 5', the final work of the Super Nintendo Bomberman series.
Super Bomberman 5 starts up safely and plays against three players.
The three were excited to recall the days when they were enthusiastic about Super Nintendo.