Nintendo asked Sony to develop a CD-ROM add-on called "PlayStation" for the SNES. Because Sony wanted 25% of all profits Nintendo earned from sales of this PlayStation and all PlayStation games, after Sony revealed that they were developing it, Nintendo instead went to Philips. This caused Sony to consider abandoning their research, however instead they used what they had developed so far and made it into a full blown console. This led to Nintendo filing a lawsuit claiming breach of contract and attempted, in U.S. federal court, to obtain an injunction against the release of the PlayStation, on the grounds that Nintendo owned the name. The federal judge presiding over the case denied the injunction.
PSP Emu for PlayStation isos was launched in Japan on December 3, 1994, USA on September 9, 1995 and Europe on September 29, 1995. In America, Sony enjoyed a very successful launch with titles of almost every genre including Toshinden, Twisted Metal, Warhawk, and Ridge Racer. Almost all of Sony's and Namco's launch titles went on to produce numerous sequels.
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The console was extremely popular, PSP roms spawning the so-called "PlayStation Generation". Among many other games, the PlayStation is well known for the Tomb Raider, Final Fantasy, Resident Evil, Tekken, Wipeout, Gran Turismo, Crash Bandicoot, Spyro, Parasite Eve and Metal Gear Solid series of games. As of May 18, 2004, Sony has shipped 100 million PlayStation and PSone consoles throughout the world. As of March 2004, there were 7,300 software titles available with cumulative software shipment of 949 million. The PlayStation logo was designed by Manabu Sakamoto, who also designed the logo for Sony's VAIO computer products.
On November 30, 1999, the Italian eurodance band Eiffel 65 released an album entitled Europop. Track #6 is a song dedicated to the PlayStation, entitled My Console. Written by the band's DJ Gabry Ponte, the song mentions Tekken, Metal Gear Solid, Resident Evil, Gran Turismo, Omega Boost, Bloody Roar and X-Files, in that order. Although this part is somewhat difficult to understand, they also refer to Ridge Racer and Odd World, seconds before spelling out the word "PlayStation.
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PSXCHANGE MODCHIP CD
This is the new and exciting PS-X-Change CD ModChip!
No more fussing with internal installations and complicated
soldering. Just put the CD in, and follow instruction.
Play copies and backups on all models including the
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EXTERNAL GAME ENHANCER
The Game enhancer is an external device that is plugged
in to the PlayStation game console - modifying it to
boot up all CDs. It allows you to play every import
game, every CD-R back-up and even anti-mod games.
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This device plays back-ups (copied games), on 9001 and
more PlayStation models (soldering required). It is
100% Universal NTSC / PAL.
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4X UNCOMPRESSED MEMORY CARD
This memory card holds 4 times the normal amount of memory
an usual memory card holds. Furthermore, this device
does not compress data just like Sony's, making all
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PSX-PC CONNECTION LINKER
The PC Comms Link for PlayStation package is the ultimate
accessory for hard-core PlayStation Junkies! PC Comm
Link connects your Game Enhancer to any PC (286 or
above, 1 free ISA slot) to produce a powerful game
hacking and debugging work station (this item is optional
for game enhancers).
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