Microsoft's muddled presentation suggests it has been outmanoeuvred for the first time in the console war, writes Tim Clark. Pop quiz, hotshots: Who knows why Sony didn't show the actual box when it revealed PS4?
Put your hands down if you think the prototype wasn't ready. Of course it was ready. The console will be released this year, which means the case design will have been done a long time ago. It's not the sort of thing you can knock out on a Friday afternoon between crafty games of Candy Crush.