Push Square investigates what the price of the PS3 Super Slim and Vita could reveal about the PlayStation 4. Will Sony build a more refined platform in order to achieve a lower price point? What would you like to see from the next PlayStation platform?
An excerpt: "Sony shocked attendees at its Tokyo Game Show press conference earlier this week by announcing the PlayStation 3 Super Slim. Unfortunately, the corrugated console itself was not the reason for open-mouthed attendees – that accolade was reserved for its flummoxing price-point. Indeed, as opposed to positioning the aging system at a previously untapped cost-conscious market, the company instead opted to go toe-to-toe with Nintendo’s new Wii U. In Japan you’ll be able to pick up one of Sony’s new machines for a meagre ¥20 (roughly 25 cents) less than Nintendo’s fresh arrivals, and the situation isn’t much better overseas. So, what does the announcement tell us about PlayStation’s future under a much more financially focused regime?"