ANALYSIS (Not News). One of the features of the Sony Playstation PS3, over it's short life, has been the inconsistent and misleading messages coming from senior Sony management.
Oh, it's just Bruce. No big deal, guys. On a side note, though. Bruce, if you don't even know what you're talking about or trying to convey in this blog, how are we suppose to know? You act as if marketing strategies and consumer interest doesn't change daily. You then act as if Sony didn't bend over backwards to make sure the core adopters, at the time, were getting what "THEY/SONY" thought at the time was the right direction. Do you see how absurd your blog here is? Sony seen that their direction was wrong and they've worked diligently to change that. What would you rather them do, not do anything and keep the PS3 as it was in conceptual form in 2005? Use your head, Bruce.
What have you done you know you dont want to see him mad. reported: Lame "old news + old bruce = lame meets lamer"
LOL PS3 is selling faster than X360 despite of being launched at a high price point and COMPETITION (X360 and Wii) around I have a launch console and it feels like bought yesterday, top notch hardware and design, up to date, Kutaragi is a genius...BR player, touch sensitive, no power brick, built-in batteries and wi-fi, upgradable HD, HDMI 1.3, TrueHD sound, no old fashioned disc tray, etc,etc...buy a PS3 and kick back and play, forget about your console becoming obsolete due to superior PS3 SKUs being launched 6 months afterwards I wouldn't call those mistakes but trying not to ripp off customers How old is this article?...in Europe I only find the 40 GB to be replaced next month by the 80 GB...same in the US?...so? where's the confusion?....we could also go back and put together all what MSFT have said about the X360 since 2005 and it would also sound confusing as things have changed and other never happened... The only confused is you "Brucie"..."ICE COLD MAN, ICE COLDDDD!!!!!"
Sony's gotten a lot of their stuff in line now. There was a lot of batsh*t crazy stuff being said closer to launch.
As per N4G's posting guidelines "Posting Negative News .....That some no-name-blogger writes a story about how much he dislikes console X, that is not news." How is it that EVERY submission from this guy is/are 1) biased opinions 2) misinformed 3) has improper references being used as if they are credible 4) made by HIM and linked to HIS site (blatantly abusing N4G to gain hits) 5) NEVER any positive news about Sony or negative about MS? 6) Has been proven to be all of this and more in the past but is still allowed to post absolute BS? What a "journalist" this guy is. Biased, opinionated, uninformed, disreputable and uses outdated info in a guise as if "new".
don't click on his site, his probably making money off of this...
This guy is so full of sh*t that it's not even funny. Like PoSTed said there, everyone makes mistakes. But it depends on how you go about solving those mistakes. I think Sony has done a good job solving those mistakes despite the media bias and attacks from critics. This crap needs to end now. He hates Sony, and he hates the PS3. Okay, that's his prerogative-nobody can tell him what to like or what not to like. But these constant attacks shows that he's running out of things to attack the PS3 for.
Yet again the fandroid thought police have come to silence free and objective thought on this site, this article is an enlightening and thought provoking read, I enjoyed it immensely.
just cause its anti sony doesnt make old news or old Bruce any less lame.
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makes mistakes. looking at sony now, it doesnt seem like they have made any big mistakes to where it will hurt them in the long run. talk about marketing.... sony has the biggest year over year increase. the war has just begun.
They only had the biggest year on year increase because their first year was so poor. If you want to say something like that you have to acknowledge the reason why it was so big otherwise you're just throwing out spin in a way sony would be proud off.
from '07 to '08 was poor???? they out soled 360 world wide in '07 dude. get real. their first year ('06)was only like 3-4 months..... who's spinning????? your a shmuck.
Yes I agree with Number One, this was a tantalizing piece and an important reminder of the atrocious manipulation of the market and consumers Sony practices. It will behoove any gamer wanting to know the history of why Sony, has even had their head above water thus far. I know the angry antisocial Gothic people, I call Sony fans try to mask the origins of the glimmer of hope Sony has recently shown. I do enjoy that fact people no longer wan't to be ignorant.
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PoG, you're the biggest nerd on here as far as I'm concerned. You embody the phrase, "the pot calling the kettle black." As far as this article is concerned Bruce is no more or no less a biased fanboy then say PoG here. Although ... they just might be the same person. We all know who pays their bills to sit around all day spewing nonsense on the internet. Cough*Microsoft*Cough. There's no way either has time for a real job. Maybe if the two of them got some real jobs they'd be able to buy both systems so we don't have to hear their fanboy nonsense anymore. Oh yeah, and speaking of "Goth" the both of them must be as pale as vampires after siting in front of their computers all day everyday.
...Why do you refer to things you really don't understand?
I only need to see the source to see that this isn't worth 1 minute of reading .. another BoG garbage post...
I'm with Lumbo.
And Harrison has little to nothing to do with Sony these days, besides respect. Quoting old comments is not only silly but unprofessional when were talking about a medium that evolves. Sony isn't liable for changing their business practices, get over it Bruce.
i dont mind if its good news or bad news just make sure its actually new news.
Q: A: Bad PS3 news!...See the approval list!...Predictable!...Even if this is Spam!...
Troubled your mind is... Anger and malice I sense in you. Spoken Yoda has...
gay you were PoG.
XD......you murdered it! bubbles.
and brucie sucks as ever
Sony is perfect.
Analysis beat up things mistakenly said lead by false data or purely unintentional. Never see one brave soul bash on corrupted ethic or unqualified hardware...
Firmware updates every month will have that effect(was the system software complete and or able to do what its attempting to do, being patched together to compete?. Calling fixes/patches updates isn't exactly honest.
PoG and his spins again.
one simple example DTS-HD was not supported, and now it is, i think generally speaking people would consider it is an UPDATE...since well even without DTS-HD there is still DOLBY HD and it is just one of the standard that is available for blu-ray player...It only makes PS3 better...
Blu-ray and standard don't go together in a sentence.
bruce again with another anti ps3 article. im still waiting for an article on xbox360 or the wii to prove to me your not bias like you say you are. we all know you are a ms fanboy and blow them everytime you get a chance. can you get any farther up microsofts a$$? also this article was already posted up yesterday http://n4g.com/gaming/NewsC...
He's never really praised the 360, and I've read most of his articles. He just seems to criticize the ps3 only, which the majority of users on here are fans of. So you could imagine the hate. But the real problem is his sanctimonious moral view of the video game industry. He just doesn't seem to realize, or maybe point out, that everyone Nintendo/Sony/Microsoft are seeking profit for their platforms. By any means necessary. Changes of business practices, viral advertising, and damage control are done by everyone. And since he only points out the ps3's shady side, and not it's competition, he's nothing more than a fascist hater.
well if he wants to be taken seriously he could share his hatred with the other platforms instead of just the ps3. also some of his articles he does compare ps3 to the xbox360 and guess who side he takes
Firmware updates every month will have that effect(was the system software complete and or able to do what its attempting to do, being patched together to compete?. Calling fixes/patches updates isn't exactly honest. Its a pity MS can't patch Hardware isn't it? Thats what software is about fixing it till they get it right, talk about Vista nowhere near as good as XP and even XP is not perfect.
I take it you don't agree with this article? Maybe those quotes are all made up. But you'll happily believe anything bad about a ms product sorry vista.(really sorry, I almost showed up your bias). Tell me, what is wrong with vista in your actual experience? You can use the fact it's slightly slower for games even though it took longer for 98 to match 95 and xp to match 98. I use vista and xp on two different comps and it's mostly vista all the way.
funny that i marked this as spam and it failed approvals, and somehow, the article is back on N4g again. Bruce HaX0red N4G?
I dont think the marketing strategy is been that bad really, its just the lies and halftruths thats p1ssed me off the most, and the fact that your paying double than you would for a 360 when any differences in the exclusives are minimal
Another marketing misstake is Sony's use of the *SDF*, destroying Sony/media credibility from the heads of SDF, all the way down to street level turning off potential consumers due to the grunts carrying out agenda's. Example: Sony fan created fake news about L4D coming to PS3, dev says nonsense, PS3 fans still spread missinformation saying it is still coming, with no proof. I sense a media shift back into MSFT's favor if Sony can't control the PR and their fans.
"One of the features of the Sony Playstation PS3, over it’s short life, has been the inconsistent and misleading messages coming from senior Sony management." - this was so poorly written that I didn't bother with the rest.
The PS3 is outselling its direct competitor worldwide on a weekly basis... With a more expensive price and crappy advertisment.. That says a lot about MS and the 360 or maybe it's just that the PS3 has much more value for your money. who knows... :)
Oh yeah now I remember he is the oldest fanboy in the history of gaming. Kindly treat him with respect. The article was nothing short of BS.
Bruce= PoG's Father?
how about dumb and dumber
Get over it.. Everybody makes mistakes and it only shows that things change and some of it is actually because of user demands.. Play your XmasBox circle.. - Continued play a whole winther - No, really!
My god, why does this crap from "bruceongames" keep getting approved!??!?!?!?!!
Thankfully we get to see who the article is by in the link and since he is usually the only one that submits his crap journalism, we can see who it is immediately and pass on the blather before killing a few brain cells. Bruceongames is pathetic and stands for everything wrong with journalism today. He's a sad little man...
Please... Don't dare dump that garbage thought in their laps. Xbox fans do not associate themselves with struggling wannabe bloggers. There's a difference between being a fanboy and an annoying middle age man who no one wants on their side.
no sony still has to get their act together. i want to see what the ps2 did for the ps3 make the ps3 sell 200 million units the wii is old news now they arent any fun even as a toy anymore. i believe in sony and i dont know why so many fanboys say sony sucks just because their console had a bad start but like always it will get better and better for ps3 owners i hope they take over again.
Sony is digesting humble pie. It shall slowly start to take affect.
bruce, you could write articles finding fault on any subject. why do you always pick sony? it's getting old. give it a rest. your articles don't even read like concise thoughts, rather they come across like fanboy rants. let it go bruce; let it go.
losen up, the guy had good points and everything he said was fact, heck they were quotes! All three consoles have negative things about them, why are you guys so happy to see 360 negatives pointed out and so upset when someone points out the PS3s? Don't be so transparent, at least pretend not to be complete fanboys for once.
"everything he said was fact, heck they were quotes!" sorry, but just because someone said something doesn't make it a fact. Anyway, the points were not particularly salient and they were, as I said before, so poorly expressed as to render them unreadable. As to the 'fanboy' thing, I'm with you: obviously, all the systems have their own problems. People shouldn't be afraid of admitting that.
Sure it's fact, but the issue is not about addressing what Sony said, but what are it's customers really expecting? I found this article a bit aggravated. Not because of the fact that I can't play HOME yet, or that I can't play SotC on my PS3 (yes my fault for buying a 40g- I know I know), or that one of my two controllers doesn't have rumbleshock.... And yet I bought a PS3 knowing all these things, because I expect more in the future, but I was happy with what was already PRESENT when I bought it. This article isn't for owners, it's a veiled attempt to do what in this author's biased opinion already started with Sony, a means of not giving all the facts in order to dissuade (in Sony's case influence) a sale. This guy is a tool- for who I don't know.
its Bruce on games. He never even talks about xbox360. all his subjects are ps3 related. He spends all his time finding snippets of ps3 news & twist them around to get hits on his pathetic web site. He can thank "fanboys" for arguing his retardedness & as appreciation he will fully explore Sony's world & keep the public eye on ps3. thanks Bruce. Any publicity is good publicity except of course if its rrod. like it matters?
the price was the first mistake
The things that I found should of been w/ the PS3 day 1. 1.) Should of had the Dual Shock 3 from a day 1 purchase when the PS3 first came out. 2.) Shouldn't of got rid of backwards compatibility w/ the newer models of the PS3. ex.) 40GB and the new 80GB coming out in August. -I recommend all you PS2 Users keep your PS2 when you buy your PS3 cuz if your hoping to get backwards compatibility if the new lower price PS3's you aren't getting it. 3.) Give accurate release dates when the product is actually ready. 4.) All games should be mandatory on the PS3 to have trophies and DLC. Yeah well that's the only issues I have with Sony's marketing. Still a die hard Sony fan boy just need these things to be fixed in the near future or right now.
Why was this even approved. If he is a journalist, he needs to start criticizing each system equally; not every system this generation is perfect. I own both systems and I even admit it.
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