It's no secret that Sony's financial team has been on the ropes recently, but a senior exec has said that a price cut could be a factor in the firm's plans to break even in fiscal 2007.
"We may look at the price as part of our strategy to expand the market when the timing is right," Senior Vice President Takao Yuhara told reporters in Tokyo. "Such factors, including price cuts to some extent, are factored in under the plan to break even in fiscal 2007."
Sony has already shaved a few bucks off
Sony exec and studio overseer Phil Harrison has given much love to the crash happy racer, MotorStorm, identifying it as the killer app for PS3 and boasting that it actually exceeds the expectations that were set by the now legendary E3 2005 demo footage.
When the subject of the much debated movies is raised during an interview with GameTrailers, the vertiginous Harrison claims that if the original demo movie and genuine in-game footage is compared side-by-side, it's apparent that Sony has
In an interview with GamesRadar, Bethesda's Pete Hines, vice president of PR and marketing, has confirmed that Shivering Isles should reach PS3 this year, and that further downloadable content will follow on the PlayStation
Shadow of the Colossus developer Team Ico is working on a new game for the PlayStation 3, the latest issue of Famitsu has revealed.
No further details are offered in the Japanese mag, though going by the studio's last two titles we absolutely can't wait to see what it's capable of conjuring up on next-gen hardware.
We expect to hear more details before the year's out.
Sega Racing Studio head designer Guy Wilday has branded PlayStation 3's motion-sensitive capabilities, offered by the new SixAxis pad, as rubbish - arguing that Dual Shock's rumble feature is far more appealing.
When asked by PSM3 if the next-gen renovation of Sega Rally, set to roll out in November, would support tilt control, Wilday replied: "Yes, tilt control will be included - it's not difficult to do. Fundamentally, though, the whole tilt control thing is rubbish... it's no compensation
We've given motorbike riders mountain-sized migraines in MotorStorm, mangled marvelous machines in Formula One: Championship Edition and caused millions of virtual dollars' worth of crash damage in Burnout Revenge. Now it's time to flatten some faces in Fight Night: Round 3 on PlayStation 3.
Click the Movies tab above and click on "Fight Night Round 3: 123 punches in 150 seconds - 02-01-07" for 150 seconds of teeth-loosening, jaw-breaking, eye-cutting action. A word of warning - it's not for
Wednesday 14 February 2007
Online retailer Play.com has confirmed to GamesRadar that every customer who pre-orders a PS3 through its website will receive a console on launch day, Friday 23 March. In addition, Play has reshuffled its bundled games package in response to our own investigations into UK pre-orders, replacing Formula One with the infinitely more explosive MotorStorm.
"We have been working hard with Sony to make sure that we can deliver every pre-order on the release date [of
14 February 2007
A UK school has banned its pupils from playing tag and kiss chase, after it claimed the influence of videogames was making the formerly innocent childhood activities 'too rough'.
"The children are watching television, they're watching films and they're playing computer games. Very often it's the violent element of that they are seeing and hearing. That's what they're going to come on to our playground to play," the headteacher at the school in Lincoln told the BBC.
You need to get a job at Kentucky Fried Chicken. Yes, after eight hours of microwaving mysterious factory-farm chicken-substance, youll almost have enough dollars to buy Enemy Territory: Quake Wars. Developer id Software is bringing this beast to those plastic boxes you gangsters must have stolen - Playstation the third and the Xbox with more than 300 degrees.
When we played a few bouts of this team-based strategic shooter on the PC, it shattered the steel exoskeletons of us jaded
A "Prologue" edition of Gran Turismo 5 has been confirmed for release in Fall 2007 with new vehicles, circuits and online capabilities according to French website JeuxVideo - information it claims to have got directly from Sony Computer Entertainment France.
As any long standing fan of the Gran Turismo series will know, it's unwise to pin your hopes on a GT release date until you've actually seen the game in the shops with your own eyes.
Sony was unavailable for comment at the time of