The History of the PlayStation and Its Unexpected Origin


In this episode, Greg tells the crazy story behind the origin of the PlayStation. Special guests abound in this extra long and exciting episode. Did you know that Nintendo created the PlayStation?! The was a Nintendo Play Station?

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