Patrick Steen at Gamezine.co.uk writes:
"Home sweet Home. PlayStation 3's great online innovation has seemingly come nowhere since Phil Harrison's reveal in 2007. The lanky and loveable Brit left Sony, leaving his replacements to nurture the PS3's online golden child alone.
Home's successive delays might be due to a "naive" vision, but with its imminent release around the corner, mightn't it be just a little bit late for Sony to go Home?
Unlike Garry Glitter, whose return was always premature, PlayStation Home should have gone the distance long ago. Originally in concept for the PlayStation 2, but denied because of technical limitations, the 3D online application has had a muted and extended Beta, slowly dousing the flames of hype that originally danced around it.
It's doubtful that its pending release and offer of free goodies (shouldn't it all be free?) will build the hype once again.
Indeed, the service could even be doomed..."