Over 440 Pages, With 26 Interviews, The Whole Backstory, Collectibles, Hardware, All The Unreleased Stuff... A Work Of Reference
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Availability date: 11/15/2017
To celebrate a console that brought wonder into the lives of so many, and a brand that reshaped the whole entertainment industry, the authors retrace Sony's incredible journey, from the company's creation following World War II, to the machine's retirement in the early 2000's. Throughout the 26 interviews, important figures of the period recount their experiences with unabashed honesty, painting a detailed picture of the great venture led by Ken Kutaragi. Much like the Nintendo 64 Anthology, the PlayStation Anthology is unique in both form and content.
To fully appreciate the scale of the PlayStation phenomenon, you first have to learn of its genesis and the context in which it was developed, and understand the commercial and marketing power of Sony itself. The PlayStation Anthology sheds light on the birth of the PlayStation and Sony, the company's triumphs as well as its shortcomings, its strategies, technological advancements and, of course, its fantastical games library.
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Another New Generation
Sony, Sega, Nintendo: A New Power Balance
Ever-Evolving New Hurdle
Curtain Call (2000-2006)
Live in Your World, Play in Ours (2000-2002)
The Next Century
Between Two Worlds (2001)
New Harvest (2002)
The PlayStation Generation (2003-2005)
A Pivotal Time for the PlayStation
To fully grasp the situation, the market, and the story, it is important to hear from those who experienced this epic from the inside. The authors got in touch with the people who helped build the legend that is the PlayStation.
The Interviewees Who Made History
Year after year, the PlayStation was host to vast arrays of collector's edition games. In this section, you'll find all the most mythical and the most sought-after versions in chronological order.
The Collector's Guide of all official PlayStation games, in all territories: 17 games in 1994, 164 in 1995, 490 in 1996, 543 in 1997, 673 in 1998, 763 in 1999, 690 in 2000, 390 in 2001, 285 in 2002, 105 in 2003, 28 in 2004, 1 in 2005 and in 2006, making a total of 4150 unique games. The perfect tool for collectors who want full sets.