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Sony Considering Unlimited Download Subscription Model for PSN?

January 3, 2008

Kotaku has a story about a possible new feature of the Playstation Network, in which subscribers would pay a flat fee to get access to unlimited downloads, not unlike Gametap.  The option was part of a survey Sony conducted in Asia to ascertain the best way to improve the service for Asian gamers.  It’s an […]

Assasin’s Creed Struggling to Fit on One DVD

October 12, 2007

You read that right.  Patrice Desilet, the creative designer for Assasin’s Creed, told Pro-G in an interview that the team over at Ubisoft is having a hard time trying to fit all the data onto one DVD, as opposed to Sony’s Blu-Ray format.  On the other side of the coin, the team can’t seem to coalesce […]

It’s Time to Run the Gaming Thought Gauntlet

October 9, 2007

  I was talking to a friend last night, and the subject of digital convergence came up.  She was intrigued by my assertion that video games would become the dominant medium of entertainment in the future.  The signs are everywhere–it’s only a matter of time before computers and cellphones become the same thing–it’s already happening.  […]

And If The Rumors Are True…

October 5, 2007

Both Microsoft and Sony had rumors that we already brought you earlier this week confirmed into fact today.  Microsoft officially announced that their relationship with Bungie Studios (the maker of the Halo franchise) is “evolving”–which is PR code for “they’re still working together, but Bungie gets to go independent from now on”.  We’ll see what […]

Sony Should Have Delayed Their Launch A Year? Nonsense!

October 4, 2007

This man… …is utterly wrong. In a piece written yesterday for Advanced Media Network, Lucas Dewoody claims that Sony would have been better off delaying the launch of the PS3 until this year. Like, in a month from now. From the article: And imagine what a two year delay could have done for the price. […]

PS3 Behind Gamecube in Sales

October 3, 2007

These figures have been bandied about the last couple of days, but Gamepro put together a graph so that it really hits home.  PS3 sales over the first 10 months are lower than the Gamecube’s sales over the first 10 months of its life: Scary, no?  Now, circumstances certainly are different than they were back […]