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A History Of Video Games In Commercials

It’s terrifying how long video games have actually existed. Utterly terrifying. Even more terrifying (and hilarious) are the commercials used to sell video games. Just for fun I decided to trail back through history to unearth almost a commercial for almost every single home console ever released. From the Magnavox Odyssey to the PlayStation 4 and everything inbetween: this is the history of video games in commercial form. Enjoy!


PlayStation Now Hands On: Hey This Thing Actually Works

So PlayStation Now works. Like really. Like what the heck are you sure there isn’t a PlayStation tucked away behind this TV and hidden somehow behind this Vita works. It’s incredible because it doesn’t feel incredible, if that makes any sense. You can play streaming games without any game console, and that’s pretty damn impressive.


China Finally Suspends Its Ban On Foreign Game Consoles

After 14 years of prohibition, the Chinese government has lifted a ban on the sale of foreign consoles inside the country’s border. This opens the door for Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony to tap in the multi-billion market — though the companies have already admitted it won’t be easy.


PlayStation 4 Versus Xbox One: The Comparison We Had To Make

Two new gaming consoles. Both very powerful. Both very ambitious. Both about to meet head to head… and do battle for your time, money and attention, as well as the fate of the universe!


The PlayStation 4 Will Have Barely Any Media Apps In Australia At Launch

The PlayStation 4 is for gamers, while the Xbox One is for gamers and home entertainment lovers. That has never been more apparent than right now, as we gaze at the tiny selection of content apps available for the PS4 at launch on Friday.


Six Things You Might Not Know About The Original Playstation

You might think you know everything there is to know about the PS1, but I bet there’s at least one thing in this video by Vsauce3 that you find new or surprising.


From PS1 To PS4, It's A PlayStation Family Reunion

The PlayStation family has a lot of stylish members — and one very upright, ashen patriarch that started it all. Let’s take a look at how their aesthetics evolved.


Deconstructed Gaming Controllers Reveal Gorgeous Old School Guts

Above, you’re looking at the surgically disassembled guts of an old Jaguar controller, the short-lived console originally released by Atari in 1993. It’s a thing of beauty, and just one of a series that’s equal parts nostalgia and drool.


PS4 First Impressions: The Future Is Finally Here

The next gen is here! Or half of it anyway. Sony’s PS4 has come in first the haphazard sprint to the new-console finish line, and it’s pretty awesome.


The Real Reason The PS4's Guts Blow The PS3 Away

The hardware inside the PlayStation 4 is quite obviously more powerful than that of its eight-year-old predecessor. But Sony’s newest console owes more to its success than just specs. As Wired found in an in-depth look at how the PS4 was designed, it has the creator of Marble Madness to thank.