PSX: The Guide to the Sony Playstation
by Kevin Bryan
Publisher: Lulu.com 2005
Number of pages: 142
The Sony Playstation is the single most successful home videogame system ever released, dominating in the USA, Japan and Europe. This book is directed toward fans of Kutaragi's grey box. We've provided information on every American release and interviewed some of the creators of the Playstation's best games.
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