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Yahoo News: PS3 Is Now The Underdog

Sony's new PlayStation 3 video game has gone from top dog to underdog in record time.

Despite the buildup and hype around its arrival in November, the PS3 has been outsold so far - at a rate of almost 2-to-1 - by the Nintendo Wii.

For Sony, that performance "is simply abysmal," says Newsweek's N'Gai Croal. "The PS3 is sucking wind right now. …. Price is a factor. Some of the negative buzz is a factor. Some of the FUD (fear, uncertainty and doubt) is a factor. And the lack of a large number of triple-A software titles is a factor."

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Violater3809d ago

For the love of God tell me which of the other 2 consoles was not surrounded by a lot of hype around launch. I am tired of people using hype as a benchmark for success.
And measuring success by the first few months of a consoles life.
Especially a console that supposedly has a lifespan of 10 years.
Honestly these writers really need new material, why don't they use some ingenuity and get some real insider information for us.
Go get us some Halo3 or KZ2 photos.
Tell us if immersion has shown any new controller models to Sony as yet.
Go get us the dirt!

power of Green 3809d ago

I wonder if i could make that team!. Either one would do.

Black Republican3809d ago (Edited 3809d ago )

i think ps3 is struggling right now, but i would not call them the under dog...

I mean ps3 and wii havent even been out for a year...

still a looooooooong way to go...
and im not saying the ps3, BUT as a WHOLE I think the name brand SONY is still the one to beat in the console industry...

highps33809d ago

Obviously now a days Yahoo has sunk to an all time low. Game Media.

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