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Via: The Verge
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Surely you've seen all the stuff going around about Pluto after New Horizons provided us with the clearest shot we've ever had of the dwarf planet, but did you know the CPU powering the New Horizons probe is the same CPU that once powered the ORIGINAL PLAYSTATION CONSOLE? We're talking about the PS1 here, the console that brought you this:



this:


and this:


NASA launched New Horizons in 2006, so they could have used at least a PS2 equivalent CPU, but I guess NASA just likes to keep it classic.

Via: dizzle521
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Back in the early 1990s, Nintendo and Sony teamed up to make a video game console combining Nintendo's Super Nintendo technology with Sony's Compact Discs. It was the original PlayStation. After the collaboration fell through, Sony moved forward with making the PlayStation we know now, but dizzle521 has one of the original protoypes for the canceled Nintendo Playstation. It's an impressive piece of video game history.

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Nostalgia, the sweet sustenance that makes you forget that controller won't work with that system. GOOD ON YOU!

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Sony's website where you can find a PlayStation 4 kiosk near you, Experience PlayStation, is wildly inaccurate. Apparently, the nearest PlayStation kiosk to me is in the floral design company Bella Rugosa.

Try it out for yourselves and let us know where your nearest kiosk is in the comments!

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