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Monthly Archives: September 2005

BD vs DVD on PS3

September 20, 2005 | | One Comment

A reader asked about the PS3’s disc capacity and whether or not developers will use BD or DVD. Chris from Australia writes (edited for clarity):

I was listening to another Podcast where there where some Xbox360 fans and they were … Read More

Stealing PS3 Games: Not so Easy

September 19, 2005 |

One of my readers asked about the pirating scene on the PS3. Chris from Australia writes:

I was just wondering whether you guys should discuss the pirating scene which will arise when the PS3 is released and what measures Sony … Read More

Particles, Physics, and AI, Oh My!

September 19, 2005 |

Neil Young, general manager of EA Los Angeles, had some interesting things to say at the Tokyo Game Show.

First, EA is currently in developing a Medal of Honor game for the PS3. Even at this early stage of development, … Read More

EA Targets 50% Cost Increase

September 19, 2005 |

In the world of computing and hitech, it’s a given that costs go down, products become cheaper, and everybody’s happy. For example, I just bought myself an iPod nano, and it’s a tiny little device with 4GB of flash RAM … Read More

Next-Gen Consoles Solve No Problems?

September 19, 2005 |

Over at Aelon, Vermouth postulated that the next generation of consoles isn’t fixing any of the problems with the current generation. They’re just doing the same thing faster and fancier:

I recently saw an interview with Gabe Newell, in which … Read More

Xbox 360 Games Region-Locked

September 19, 2005 | | One Comment

At a pre-TGS press briefing, Microsoft announced that the Xbox 360 will support both region-locked DVDs (of course) and region-locked games (doh!). So if you want to import games from Japan, or any region not your own, you’ll be out … Read More

Sony at TGS

September 17, 2005 | | One Comment

A reader asked about a press event from Sony.

Sony seems to be going for a low profile at TGS, with no playable demos at their booth. Their both does, however, have a video wall showing off trailers for PS3 … Read More

Not Many PS3 / Xbox 360 Games at TGS

September 17, 2005 |

There’s one thing that Gamespot noticed that I found really interesting. They said that not many companies announced the same game for both the PS3 and the Xbox 360, quoting only Capcom’s Resident Evil 5 and From Software’s Armored Core … Read More