Archive for the ‘Sony’ 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 […]

Happy Day After GTA IV Day

MaxPower April 30th, 2008

As some (avg age 33 yr old) gamers wake up with GTA IV hangovers, literally and otherwise, there seems to be some problem a-brewing with issues that GTA IV is freezing up. Interestingly enough, the issues seem to be impacting both PS3 and Xbox 360 games, with PS3 games more hit. Rockstar has not commented […]

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. […]

HD-DVD owns Blu-Ray?

MaxPower December 8th, 2006

I don’t have any ties to a Blu-Ray or HD-DVD player, don’t really care which wins. All I know is that I will wait to see which one wins as I’m none too keen to buy a freakin expensive player, just to have the honour to buy a more expensive DVD. Sure HD yadda yadda, […]