Everyone's got a tablet these days, except for one of the biggest names in consumer electronics. Oh Sony, where art thou? If the rumors bubbling at Engadget are true, apparently off somewhere working on a very curious take on slates. Meet the S1.
15 years ago today in Japan, the original PlayStation went on sale. It wasn't until a year later that it hit US and European shelves, with Ridge Racer satisfying gamers years before GTA was ever a twinkle in Rockstar's eye.
Edge Magazine has posted a fascinating retrospective on the birth of the PlayStation, which tells the now-legendary tale with a generous helping of insider anecdotes and near-miss product concepts.
While everyone's getting all worked up about the possible death of UMD, Sony is going around telling people they want to bring classic, non-Sony games to the PSP, just like the homebrewers. Oh?
Sony is officially pulling the plug on the PSOne in hopes that folks will purchase and play PSOne games for the PS2, PS3, PSP, and the fabled PSWalkman NW-444 with full ATRAC support. If you're in the market for aged video game machines, however, the PSOnes that are left out there are almost certainly going for…