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December 3, 1994: Sony’s PlayStation Is Released In Japan

Brock Lee
Today in 1994, Sony released its game-changing (no pun intended) console, the PlayStation. It was released as part of the fifth-generation of consoles, with its main competitors being the Nintendo 64 and Sega Saturn. With a library that included milestone games like Grand Theft Auto, Crash Bandicoot, Final Fantasy VII, Metal Gear Solid, and Tomb […]

May 7, 1946: Sony Before They Were Sony

Brock Lee
Today in 1946, Masaru Ibuka and Akio Morita founded the Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering Corporation, later renamed to Sony in 1958. Sony has been a technology pioneer ever since, pushing the envelope in almost every home electronics category. They also have their own divisions of both film (Spider-Man, Men in Black franchises) and music production (Michael […]