The History of Japanese Video Game Vol. 3

The History of Japanese Video Game Vol. 3

In 1994, SONY released “Playstation” and SEGA released “SEGA SATURN.”  Playstation back then was like watching movies and SEGA SATURN was like literally “Arcade game at home.”  These two consoles became more popular than Super NES and this was when the new era of Japanese Video Game History started.

2 years after, NINTENDO64 was released.  The sales of it was not as good as expected.  This might show that even if the manufacturer is the most famous, 2 years delay cannot compete well with earlier ones with similar functions.

This Console War among those three companies finished when “Final Fantasy VII” was released.

Mega Drive

To be continued…

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