Considering how much of a big deal the current headtohead is between the three (two really) console makers, it's easy to forget that there was a time when PlayStation wasn't part of the console landscape. However when it was introduced, it quickly became a household name and while other companies have fallen at the wayside, Sony is still here, making consoles and making games.
Drop to the bottom for a little video to remind you of that relevance.
For those that can't watch it, or would rather read than watch - kudos to you - the video starts in the early days of the PlayStation brand, with the sounds and sights of not only the console itself, but the time when it was launched. UK viewers in particular will feel right at home as the view of London outside changes with the times.
Subtle changes throughout the video - with each generation shot in one single take - show a transition between intermediate PlayStation consoles, from a PSX to a PSONE, fat PS2 to its slimmer cousin and so on and so forth.
Perhaps the only noticeably odd thing, is that these guys that were clearly teens in the mid-90s, are still coming back to the same room in their parents house to play on a console. They need to get a house of their own at some point surely? And even if they do, stop playing on your old man's PS4. He's got some gaming to do.
This whole video was inspired by the hashtag, #PlayStationMemories and was put together by PlayStationAccess, the Youtube branch of Sony's sponsored promotion. There's some real detail in it too, including little things like the Dominos pizza boxes - those guys could get way better pizza than that - changing with the times too.
I know we're all PC Gaming master blah blahs here, but do you guys have any good PlayStation memories? For me it was games like Crash Bandicoot, Tekken 2 and Abe's Odyssey. I played them for hours and hours.