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  • Tokyo, Japan
    Sunday Oct 3, 1999

    Akio Morita

    Death

    Tokyo, Japan
    Sunday Oct 3, 1999

    On October 3, 1999, Morita died of pneumonia at the age of 78.




  • Tokyo, Japan
    Thursday Dec 23, 1999

    PlayStation

    The PocketStation

    Tokyo, Japan
    Thursday Dec 23, 1999

    The PocketStation was a miniature game console created by SCE as a peripheral for the original PlayStation. Released exclusively in Japan on December 23, 1999, it featured a monochrome LCD, a speaker, a real-time clock and infrared communication capability. It could also be used as a standard PlayStation memory card by connecting it to a PlayStation memory card slot.




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