You've gotta give kudos. The folks behind the PlayStation Network have done some really compelling things in the way of content over the last year. Games like PixelJunk Eden are effortless to learn but difficult to master. The online element of the upcoming LittleBigPlanet will be huge. Resistance 2 is going to rock online, too, with a mammoth 60 players trying hard to control chaos in Skirmish mode.
And yet, the PlayStation Network is not considerably different from Microsoft's Xbox Live -- which, in turn, is not so different from Nintendo's Virtual Console. So, what could the PlayStation Network do that's really new?