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Sony spins the '4.1 million Move shipments' thing


Dec 01
// Jim Sterling
Yesterday, many websites reported that Sony had sold 4.1 million PlayStation Move units. Destructoid and a handful of others reported that Sony had only shipped that many units. A few commenters accused us of BIAS but the egg...
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No Super Meat Boy on PS3, and you can blame Sony


Nov 12
// Jim Sterling
Super Meat Boy will eventually find its way to Xbox 360, Wii and PC, excluding as it will a PS3 release. Now, because you start stamping your feet and shouting "BIAS" while tears start to cloud your vision, make sure you dire...
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PlayStation Home gets voice chat next week (ZOMG!)


Nov 08
// Jim Sterling
According to Sony, "tons of cool stuff" is coming to its Second Life clone/virtual advertising world PlayStation Home. Among the expected features is the return of an old one -- voice chat! This comes on November 11 in Update...
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Enslaved writer got 'f*cking sick' of his PS3


Oct 05
// Jim Sterling
28 Days Later and Enslaved: Odyssey to the West writer Alex Garland has confessed that he only bothered to play Heavenly Sword after meeting its developer, due to his being "f*cking sick" of the PS3. "There weren't any origin...
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Sony holds back Move support in game for PS Plus users


Sep 22
// Jim Sterling
Sony has set a rather grim little precedent for itself, with the revelation that Move Support in High Velocity Bowling is available for "free" only to those who have subscribed to PlayStation Plus. Apparently spending upwards...
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Survey: Japanese consumers not interested in 3DTV


Jul 02
// Jim Sterling
While Sony is attempting to convince the world that 3D gaming is what it wants, a study from the company's homeland indicates that a lot more convincing might need to be done. According to a poll, most Japanese consumers don'...
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Microsoft says Kinect is for everyone


Jun 23
// Jim Sterling
... And yet it appeals to no-one. Kinect Is For Everyone - Microsoft [Edge]
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Sony talks sh*t about 3DS technology


Jun 20
// Jim Sterling
So, Nintendo murdered everyone at E3, not just with its rather terrifying selection of awesome games, but with its stunning 3DS demonstration. If you haven't seen the thing in action, let me confirm that it's pretty amazing s...
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E3 10: Impressions from the Natal/Kinect reveal event


Jun 14
// Jim Sterling
HERP DERP DERP LET'S SPEND ALL THE MONEY THAT HAS EVER BEEN PRINTED IN AMERICA SO WE CAN USE GAME JOURNALISTS AS UNWITTING ACCOMPLICES IN A RIDICULOUS MTV COMMERCIAL FOR OUR EYETOY! ALSO, CIRQUE DU SOLEIL! HERP DERP DEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEERRRRRRRRRRRRP!
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Sony: Kutaragi was 'right' to release expensive PS3


Jun 11
// Jim Sterling
Ken Kutaragi became an industry laughing stock shortly after the announcement of the $599 PlayStation 3, mostly due to his arrogant and insulting justifications ("work more hours to buy one"). Although Kutaragi left Sony as s...
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Sony bullsh*t: PSPgo was a 'test'


Jun 09
// Jim Sterling
The PSPgo was an ill-advised, expensive, worthless waste of space. This is scientific, objective fact that can be proven in any court of law. But apparently it's alright, because it was just a test. In fact, even though the P...
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Sony won't reimburse retailers for OtherOS PS3 refunds


Apr 16
// Jim Sterling
One enterprising consumer pulled a slick move when he was able to use European law in order to get a partial refund for his PS3 from Amazon. Sony's decision to remove the OtherOS feature on the PlayStation 3 angered some cons...
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Another abandoned failure: Sony gives up on PSP Room


Apr 15
// Jim Sterling
Do you remember PlayStation Room? That social networking service for the PSP that looked like a mash-up between PlayStation Home and Bratz dolls? No? Really, you don't? We hardly blame you. Like so many things in this in...
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Fixing the PSP in six easy steps


Apr 06
// Jim Sterling
The PSP has had a long history, one that hasn't always been entirely pretty. While the system has been quite successful in Japan and sold decently well enough in the West, it's still a machine with a lot of problems, and that...
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Sony: Core gamers 'look down their nose' at Wii


Apr 03
// Jim Sterling
With PlayStation Move gearing up for launch this year, Sony is pushing out the boat to try and make us forget that it's basically copying the Wii. The best way to do that, of course, is the imply that the Wii ruined motion co...
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Dear Sony: Put Tomba! on PSN ... NAOW!


Mar 30
// Jim Sterling
Dear Sony, I have just remembered that Tomba! exists. If you don't remember the game (and we could hardly blame you), it was a sidescrolling adventure starring a troll-like creature with pink hair and a hatred of evil pigs. A...
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The Videogame Show What I've Done: Heavy Rain


Mar 01
// Jim Sterling
We usually post this on a Saturday, but after all the controversy we had this week regarding Heavy Rain and a Premonition of a Deadly nature, it didn't seem appropriate. Luckily, we had time after the weekend to cut a brand ...
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PSP comes both first and last on sales chart, PSPgo fails


Jan 22
// Jim Sterling
Further cementing the PSPgo's status as a hideous and terrible mistake, the latest Japanese sales data has revealed that while the PSP-3000 and its cousins have topped the charts, the all-digital variant is slumming it at the...
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God of War III 'only possible on PS3'


Jan 06
// Jim Sterling
Oh for f*ck's sake. It's like clockwork. A big PS3 exclusive comes along, and the developer pretends that it could only be possible on the PlayStation 3. Right on schedule, here's product manager Claire Backhouse, claiming th...
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Why glitching in Modern Warfare 2 IS Sony's problem


Dec 15
// Jim Sterling
[Editor's Note: We're not just a (rad) news site -- we also publish opinions/editorials from our community & employees like this one, though be aware that it may not jive with the opinions of Destructoid as a whole, or ho...
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Guardian: PS3 is a 'disappointment for gamers'


Dec 11
// Jim Sterling
The Guardian has put the big four gaming platforms through their paces, giving helpful tips to the British consumer who is looking for some electronic entertainment this Christmas. The game weighs the relative pros and cons o...
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The Associated Press' top ten games of 2009


Dec 09
// Jim Sterling
Following on from Time magazine's top ten games of the year, the Associated Press has chimed in with a list of its own. Unlike the eclectic and rather strange top ten of Time, it seems that AP has taken a walk on the safer si...
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Final Fantasy XIII actually will be better on PS3


Dec 09
// Jim Sterling
Contrary to our satirical article in which I said Final Fantasy XIII would be blatantly better on the Xbox 360, Square Enix has revealed that Blu-ray will lead to a superior PS3 version after all. The Xbox 360 version is goin...
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Bayonetta demo: Xbox 360 vs. PS3


Oct 09
// Jim Sterling
Comparison attack! Everybody loves it when two versions of the same game are pitted against each other in yet another grueling battle of the console wars, but at least this time there's a valid reason for the contrast. There ...
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SCEA: Don't blame us for PSP Minis pricing


Oct 07
// Jim Sterling
When the PSP Minis prices were finally revealed, I was amazed. This service, intended to do for the PSP what Apps did for the iPhone, was idiotic. Games started at $4.99 and went as high as ten bucks. Tetris was $9.99, twice ...
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PSPgo Rewards scheme screwed over by DRM restrictions


Oct 07
// Jim Sterling
I want to submit the word "Sonying" as a new English language word. Sonying is the act of having good ideas and then sabotaging them personally so that they don't work. The latest scheme to be Sonied is the European...
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Diary of a PSPgo upgrader


Oct 02
// Jim Sterling
I've been speaking ill of the PSPgo (or more specifically, Sony's handling of the PSPgo) for a few weeks now, but let it not be said that I won't put my money where my mouth is. Quite a lot of money, in fact, as I visited Gam...
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Trent Reznor is BIASED against the PS3!


Sep 27
// Jim Sterling
Nine Inch Nails musician and artistic freedom fighter Trent Reznor has been sharing his opinions on the game industry, and judging by his comments, he's going to end up on the hit list of many a PS3 fanboy. Claiming outright ...
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Sony doesn't care that PSP-3000 is way cheaper than PSPgo


Sep 25
// Jim Sterling
Sony recently announced a Japanese price drop for the PSP-3000 in what seems to be a dedicated effort to undermine its own PSPgo system. Some would say that making a previous PSP model even more appealing than the already-har...
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PSPgo costs the same as PS3 in Denmark as boycotts add up


Sep 24
// Jim Sterling
Wow. Looking at how much the PSPgo costs in some areas, it's no wonder that the system continues to be a retail pariah. As stores across Europe boycott the all-digital handheld system, it's been revealed that the PSPgo costs ...

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