BORN IN 1946
Sony are true pioneers of the electronics business and for years they have really led the field in music, TV video games and entertainment. The founders back in the 40's derived the word of SONY from sonus, the latin word for sound and the English slang 'sonny'!! With it's Main HQ in Kōnan, Minato Tokyo, it has businesses and a prescence the World over.
With the many years of reseastch and development of the Playsation (or PSX as it's original title) which started in the early 90s, to its eventual launch in Japan in 1994 (US in 95 and Europe in 95) Sony hasn't looked back in the world of gaming. Now it's successor, the PS2 has become a legend in its own right with over 11,000 games in the back catalogue and only the Gameboy had the chance of beating it's game launch titles.
BORN IN 1996. The Playstation became the ground breaking console for Sony in the mid 90s. It broke all rules of gaming to be successful.
BORN IN 2000. The Playstation 2 is the second biggest selling games machine and the biggest selling games console or all time with over 11,000 games in it's back catalogue.