After a massive 8% drop in industry-wide retail sales during 2009, a certain stigma still seems to hang around the overall prospective health and viability of the video game business. It continues to come as something of a surprise, given today’s massive uptick in revenues, subscribers and popularity levels across the board for areas like social network games, digital distribution services, smartphone apps, MMOs, microtransaction-based platforms and virtual...read more
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Sony’s made no secret of the fact that it’s making a massive push for 3D gaming in the coming months, courtesy of its PlayStation 3 and games like Killzone 3 and Gran Turismo 5. No surprise there: The firm’s electronics division is betting the farm on 3D televisions, and they’ve got a lot of Bravia sets to sell. But as we recently explained to TechNewsWorld, there may be two major flaws in the company’s approach – primarily a...read more
Apple’s iPad is nothing if not a pricey portable gaming system and entertainment device disguised as a combination tablet PC and portable media player. (Or just a giant iPod touch or crippled, oversized iPhone, depending on whom you ask.) But per USA Today‘s story Apple’s iPad Could Revolutionize Video Games, it enjoys a major advantage over traditional handheld game consoles such as the DS/DSi and PSP. Specifically, the fact that the iPad is...read more