One of the most popular gaming consoles in the world, Sony’s Playstation set new gaming standards when it was first released in 1995. Playstation was a 32-bit CD only gaming console that dazzled gamers with its graphics performance. With a vast variety titles available for it, Playstation offered a new gaming experience. The gaming console need to connected to the TV for playing and gamepads connected to the console allowed users to play with the computer or with each other.
Playstation 2 released in 1999 offered even more choices. Supporting DVD games, the console was an instant success and also was the most powerful gaming console in the world. A choice of Hard disk and an Internet connection was offered to users enabling gamers to play over the Internet. The new gaming console from Microsoft X-Box promises to give Sony’s Playstation 2 a tough fight in terms of both performance, and graphics.