10 Shocking Facts You Didn’t Know About PlayStation

Inspiration For PSP Came From Walkmans

Before the Vita, Sony’s first jump into the handheld market came with the PSP. The company wanted it to become the next walkman, and even tried releasing music and movies in the small disc UMD format. However, the rise of smartphones killed off PSP and strangled Vita’s lifecycle.

They Had A Mascot

Polygon Man was supposed to show off the power of the original PlayStation console, but the United States CEO didn’t approve of the look and he was scrapped.