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News: Analysts Put Their Money Behind PlayStation 3 For Console War Crown

Analysts Put Their Money Behind PlayStation 3 For Console War Crown

A number of analysts believe the PlayStation 3 will emerge victorious over the XBOX 360 once this generation has breathed its last -- but that victory will be marginal

EEDAR's Jesse Divinch was first to the plate, telling IndustryGamers that the PlayStation 3 has sold ten percent more than the XBOX 360 in the first half of 2011. To clarify, Divinch is using worldwide figures. Divinch added that the..

News: Sony: PlayStation 3 Profitability More Important Than The Console War

Sony: PlayStation 3 Profitability More Important Than The Console War

Sony's put a boot into ficticious depictions of the console war, claiming the company is far more concerned with turning a profit than conquering the XBOX 360 in life-time sales

PlayStation's senior software brand manager told IndustryGamers that, contrary to popular belief, the platform holder is not obsessed with catching up to the XBOX 360. "So do we pass Xbox 360?" he asked. "At..

News: Michael Pachter Is All Like, "Natal Will Outsell Playstation Motion Controller 5:1"

Michael Pachter Is All Like, "Natal Will Outsell Playstation Motion Controller 5:1"

We like Michael Pachter

We don't think he's particularly biased, and we don't often disagree with his opinion. But the dude is unreal when it comes to Microsoft's much-hyped but not-so-much-shown camera device "Project Natal". In his latest report, the American analyst has once again declared his love for the Microsoft philosophy, claiming Natal will outsell Playstation Motion Controller..

News: Sony On Nintendo: "There's Not A Lot Of New IP"

Sony On Nintendo: "There's Not A Lot Of New IP"

Following our, now favourite Sony exec, Rob Dyer's verbal attack on Microsoft, it's awesome to see the dude come out and hate on Nintendo too

Well, awesome in a childish console war business kind of way. Rob said of Nintendo's system:"Unless they've got a particular franchise that's worked well on the Wii, you don't see a lot of innovative new IP coming out on that..

News: Console War Showdown: Microsoft Retaliate

Console War Showdown: Microsoft Retaliate

Tell your Playstation-fan mates that we're all meeting in the park later

Fight going down, yo. A bit like the one from your highschool days where it was Netherstowe vs. King Eddies. Except this time it's all about Playstation vs. XBOX 360. Post Sony's Rob Dyer taking a dump on the XBOX 360 this morning, Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg has come out and said "Nuh-uh, we're better." Well, kinda..

News: Sony Get Back To The Old Days: Trash-Talking The Competition

Sony Get Back To The Old Days: Trash-Talking The Competition

After a successful six months or so for Playstation 3, Sony are feeling pretty buoyant

It's a mood emphasised by Sony's VP of Publisher Relations Rob Dyer, as he talks 360 in a recent interview with IndustryGamers.“We do better for our publishing community than 360 does,” the SCEA man said. “As our installed base starts catching up and gaining on 360, you’re going to see the publisher side..

News: Microsoft "Shape Up Really Well" Against Sony This Winter

Microsoft "Shape Up Really Well" Against Sony This Winter

In an interview with Eurogamer, Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg reckons the XBOX 360's software line-up this Winter "shape up really well" next to the Playstation 3

In the interview, Eurogamer drop the names of a fair few Playstation 3 titles set to drop over the next 6-8 months, including Uncharted 2, God of War III, Eye Pet, Heavy Rain, ModNation Racers, Ratchet & Clank and Gran Turismo 5. But..