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An Extremely Rare Console Auction Could Change Video Game History

And Palmer Luckey may be the big winner

Nintendo Playstation Prototype
Nintendo Playstation Prototype. Photo: Mats Lindh/Flickr/Wikimedia Commons

LLast month, an extremely rare prototype of the never-released Nintendo Play Station went up for auction. (It’s so rare, in fact, that it may be the only one left in existence.) Among the bidders for this unique piece of video game history — physical proof of how close bitter rivals Sony




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Eric Ravenscraft is a freelance writer from Atlanta covering tech, media, and geek culture for Medium, The New York Times, and more.

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