Apple will take the opportunity to lure PC users on October 22nd 2009, launch day of Windows 7. "It presents a very good opportunity for us" said Philips Schiller. Apple is expected to hit those PC buyers with an advertising campaign which might include the announcement of new Macs. It will likely mention that Macs are less susceptible to viruses.
According to Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter, iPod Touch could be dangerous for publishers in the long term. They approach iPhone/iPod Touch development with the wrong strategy.
EA put Madden on the iPod Touch for $10 which cheapens its value. "Whether it's the same experience or not, and it's not, why would I ever spend USD 60 for Madden if I can get it for USD 10 on my iPod Touch?"
Aktionsbündndnis Amoklauf Winnenden invites People who live near Stuttgart to dump their violent games in a container outside the Stuttgart State Opera. People who dump their 'killerspiele' will be given a lottery ticket to win a shirt signed by the German national football team.
According to Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America President, the Sony PSP Go may have fundamental concept problem : "who is it for ? "and "what's the benefit ?". "I have the utmost respect for all our competitors but it's interesting to try and answer the consumer question of 'What's in it for me in that product ? ' he said.
Nintendo is also facing competition from Apple : "the DS, with it's dual screen, offers an experience that cannot be replicated on a smartphone".
Since the article in Japanese magazine Famitsu where it was mentioned The PS3 Version of Bayonetta was not handled by Platinum Games, Many gamers have raised questions over the differences between the Xbox 360 and the PS3 versions.
According to Eurogamer/Digital Foundry, the PS3 version has some quality issues such as texture quality and lower frame rate.
Hideo Kojima comments on President Obama's Nobel Prize.
"President Obama, who declared 'A World Without Nuclear Weapons' in Prague, has won the Nobel Peace Prize. Has the era at last started shifting? The start of the Peace Walker plan? I hope that comes to be. 'Peace will not walk to you' .'You must both walk towards one another.' From the gym."
Sony announced sales of PSP and PSP Go have increased by 300% in US since the launch of PSP Go. Patrick Seybold, SCEA Corporate communications director, looks forward to a strong holiday season for the PSP and the PSP Go.