Archive for the ‘Nintendo’ Category

Dear Sony. Re: PS3

MaxPower December 12th, 2008

You Suck. Best Regards, Someone who in 2008 mocked your CEO for calling the Wii a “novelty”, in 2007 called your pricing strategy “insanity” and in 2006 said gamers should buy an Xbox 360 and Wii for the same price as a PS3. Attachments: Sony’s PS3 is dying on the shelves. Alone among the three […]

Oh Sony…

MaxPower July 14th, 2008

Poor Sony. So misguided. Sony CEO Howard Stringer has described the Nintendo Wii merely a “nice gaming device” and something of a novelty. “I’ve played a Nintendo Wii,” Bloomberg reports Mr Stringer telling delegates at a business conference in California last week. “I don’t see it as a competitor. It’s more of an expensive niche […]

Sony’s PS3 Pricing Strategy – Insanity?

MaxPower July 17th, 2007

For those of you who haven’t been following the PS3 pricing strategy debacle, let me catch you up. Last year before the PS3 debuted I wrote an article right here on the hallowed pages of Reading for New Times. In it I discussed how I thought Sony’s “luxury pricing strategy” was, to be blunt, insane. […]

Please Miyamoto, Don’t Punch my Face!

Crom November 24th, 2006

Well, i’m not afraid to eat crow. I was wrong. dead wrong. A while back I took a massive shit on Nintendo for their whole Wii concept, and the fact that they were flushing their business down a toilet. My co-worker bought one and brought it to work. You did it Nintendo. You fooled everyone; […]

Guy Smashes PS3

MaxPower November 20th, 2006

These two guys in Toronto (one dressed up like Luigi) got in line for PS3s and Wiis. Bought them and then smashed them with a sledge hammer in front of the people still waiting in line. They called it performance art. I call it funny.