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Submitted by GreenRanger 747d ago | opinion piece

The Smartest & Dumbest Things Sony Did in 2012

kotaku.com: We're currently taking a look back over 2012, not only at delivery foods we've ordered and personal mistakes we've made, but also what the major gaming companies have been up to. What have they pulled off? What did they bungle? We already ran down the list for Microsoft, and today it's good ol' Sony's turn. (PS Vita, PS3, Sony)

chadboban  +   747d ago
*Reads headline*

Well I'll just sit back and watch N4G explode now. This ain't gonna be pretty.
rezzah  +   747d ago
They made a 360 one too, just got posted.
majiebeast  +   747d ago | Well said
List from the site

Smartest moves
Indie games on psn
Playstation plus games collection

Dumbest moves
Playstation all stars battle royale
Psvita

Nobody should ever have to visit the garbage dump called Kotaku.
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darkride66  +   747d ago
I can't believe they're still spouting off about how "mediocre" Uncharted Golden Abyss is. How many times are you going to feed us that BS, Kotaku? There's nothing mediocre about that game. The game sits at a respectable metacritic score of 80 and the reviews ranged from "this game is outstanding" to "this game is pretty damn good".

Another example of Kotaku playing "if we say it enough times, it'll become true!" No one is falling for it. As I said before, Kotaku needs to move on from their grievances with Sony over the whole black-listing thing and stop taking cheap shots at them in every damn article related to Sony. It's petty, plain and simple.

And then to show off the two-faced nature of the site, they bash Playstation All-Stars after their reviewer recommended it and went on about how much chaotic fun it was? Just makes me shake my head. To go from "This game is great fun, we recommend" to "we're disappointed, this game is mediocre, why oh why isn't it Smash Bros, where's Crash Bandicoot?"

Just classless.
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DragonKnight  +   747d ago
@majiebeast: +1 Bubble for Truth and for Helpful.

@everyone else: Follow these instructions.

1. Click on kotaku.com+ underneath "Read Full Story"
2. In the drop down menu for story quality click "WTF?"
3. In the drop down menu for "Do you like this website" click "No."

Kraptaku needs to be removed from the internet, but we can at least start here.
Y_5150  +   747d ago
I feel really bad that you visited this site but it you are a noble warrior for returning with the information that we need to not make the same treacherous journey.
Raoh  +   746d ago
I think the mistake with Playstation All Stars Battle Royale is that they should have waited to release it as a launch title for the next gen.

The PS VITA mistake was really in the proprietary memory card.
Zodiac  +   747d ago
I'm calling it. 600% in the next 10 minutes.
andibandit  +   747d ago
I have to concur with the psVita choice
Hicken  +   747d ago
I'd have to agree with you... if I were a troll who knew nothing about the Vita except the BS I read on the internet which happens to be far from the truth.
JohnApocalypse  +   747d ago
How about shutting down multiple studios like Sony Liverpool and Zipper interactive?
Ult iMate  +   747d ago
I heard they returned the Liverpool studio.
LiViNgLeGaCY  +   747d ago
PS All Stars? Really? I'm freakin' in love with that game!
izumo_lee  +   747d ago
You know guys/gals we are just giving them what that 'site' wants by clicking & commenting about their 'articles'.

For me personally that 'site' hasn't been revelant in years so as soon as i see that name i could care less what they 'write' about.

There that is all i am gonna say.
Y_5150  +   747d ago
All I see on this list are good things for us gamers.
GreenRanger  +   747d ago
Anybody got and tips for cleaning consoles?
Is it safe to use a vacuum cleaner?
Anybody who helps gets €1,000,015.
Just send me your bank details and passwords and i'll deposit the money myself.
I promise i will not rob you.......maybe.
Who am i kidding? I'm gonna rob the crap outta you.
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punisher99  +   747d ago
"Anybody got and tips for cleaning consoles?"

Dont. Just buy extended warranty.
Williamson  +   747d ago
Uncharted golden abyss mediocre? wtf its a great game and nowhere near mediocre and psasbr was put in a tough position to succeed imo. It seems like some reviewers had there mind set on the score before they even tried the game.
InTheLab  +   747d ago
They tell people to got buy PS allstars but it's a dumb move? At any rate, Sony fans should be happy they really had to dig down deep to come up with anything. Most of Vitas games were given a "yes" from this shit site but Vita is bad?

Their Xbox version of this article barely related to Xbox and was more of a Windows thing. Kinect failed at everything they attempted with it aside from Dance Central.

Kotaku either hates Sony or REALLY loves MS.

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