Saturday, 8 September 2007

Sony Suxxors?


Another incredible week for Sony. Crappy PSP sales, rampant ownage by Nintendo in Japan, major PS3 titles getting kicked in the teeth. Oh, lets not forget the almost daily hilarity of Sony staff getting caught doing retarded things like a shambling review of Bioshock and this week’s editing of the Halo 3 wiki entry. I’ve worked with SCEE on a few occasions and their PR department always seemed to be staffed with chimps and gimps so I shouldn't be surprised anymore. Still, recent activity beggars belief don't you think?

The jury is still out on the PS3 as far as I am concerned. I’ve yet to see that killer title and there’s nothing on the horizon that won’t be out earlier and play better on another system. Lair is the latest next-gen tragedy to receive a Kipper with some truly appalling review scores. I recently finished the design for a Lair promo guide and was forced to use a load of pre-production artwork instead of screenshots so it wouldn’t look so... err... naff. Still, the onliners who have recieved a copy seem to think the reviewer's guide is 'elaborately illustrated' so mission accomplished!

3 comments:

IMMORTAL_COMPUTEC said...

I have my own ideas for a PS3 medieval fantasy game. Players spur a flying reptilian beast through a series of translucent rings and make full of the controllers tilt functionality by inserting it up their arses. Once you've mastered the controls - and it really won't take long – Idiotic youths can enjoy a truly stimulating gameplay experience.

Gazza said...

That's exactly how you play Lair so you'll need a new idea then...

Damien McFerran said...

I have to admit Sony's recent fall from grace has left me chuckling into my Vimto.

How did it all go wrong? Why don't these companies learn from history? Whenever you get cocky you get your arse handed to you by someone else who is keener and more dedicated. Sony have been terribly big-headed this generation and it's showing.