Archive for January, 2008
Plenty of downloadable content this week for Folklore & Rock Band, and a few demos to keep you entertained.
Conflict: Denied Ops (989 MB)
– Add-On 5: “Nightmares” $3.99
– Add-On 6: “Visions of the Tower” $3.99
– Add-on Bundle 3: “$5.99 (Includes Add-On 5 & 6)
– Smashing Pumpkins – “Siva” $1.99
– Coheed and Cambria – “Ten Speed (Of God’s Blood…)” $1.99
– Rush – “Working Man” $1.99
Battlefield: BC Haggard’s Blog (free)
Go! Sports Skydiving Trailer (free)
Prince Caspian Trailer (free)
Prom Night Trailer (free)
Across the Universe Trailer
Daddy Day Camp Trailer
PixelJunk Monsters Theme 2 (free)
PixelJunk Monsters Wallpaper (free)
-Devil May Cry 4 demo (640Mb) – free
-MX vs ATV Untamed demo (715Mb) – free
-Fade to Black (PS1 game, 339Mb) – £3.49 or 4,99€
-Motorhead (PS1 game, ???Mb) – £3.49 or 4,99€
-Theme Hospital (PS1 game, 186Mb) – £3.49 or 4,99€
-PixelJunk Monsters Trailer
I think Sony’s PS3 has a lot going for it in 2008. Some great games are coming out this year. Just to name a few:
2 Days to Vegas
Alone In The Dark
Army of Two
Devil May Cry 4
Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit
Dynasty Warriors 6
Final Fantasy XIII & Final Fantasy Versus XIII (if out in 2008)
Gran Turismo 5 Prologue
Gran Turismo 5
Grand Theft Auto IV
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Sony just released their quarterly financial report for calendar Q4 2007, which is fiscal Q3 2007. Below, I refer to this as calendar Q4.
Their game division reports an operating profit of $113 million (operating income – operating expenses). Money spent on hardware isn’t booked as an expense until that hardware is sold.
Hardware Sales in Quarter
|Q4, 2007||Q4, 2006|
Software Sales in Quarter
|Q4, 2007||Q4, 2006|
It’s nice to see that Sony’s game division is turning a profit.
Bad News: PS3 Sales targest for FY’07 (4/1/07 through 3/31/08) are lowered by 1.5 million from the original 11 million target to 9.5 million.
Good News #1: PSP sales targets are increased by 3 million from 10 million to 13 million.
Good News #2: PS3 outsold 360 for the overall fourth quarter of 2007! PS3 sold 4.9 milllion units worldwide, while 360 sold 4.3 million units. Way to go PS3!
Here’s a three-parter interview with LucasArts about their upcoming Star Wars game, Star Wars: Force Unleashed! Unfortunately, only the first two are available in HD.