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Early Xmas sales figures – Microsoft, Sony & Nintendo & The Kindle

Whilst it appears only Amazon has released details of what has sold over the Xmas period, I will take a look at some (unscientific) trends and observations that can be drawn from them. I believe 2011 will be a very interesting time in the “console wars”, Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo will all be competing for … Continue reading

Sony’s plans for their PS3 – A patent filing hinting on the future?

Its Xmas and one of my presents from Santa was GT5, so I’ve been distracted throughout the day in between festivities and few cans of Christmas cheer.  All this makes the following article relevant. I’ve written on many occasions about Kinect, the tech which I believe Microsoft is hoping to take its 360 through the … Continue reading

Xbox 360 gets Kinect, the official name replacing Natal.

Despite being plagued with hardware issues (such as the Red Rings of Death) Microsoft’s 360 remains a popular console which despite the arguably better specs of the PS3 and the family orientated WII has reasonable deployment rates in most countries.  The question of if Microsoft has broken even with profits from the sale of the … Continue reading

NEWS BITES FOR WEEK ENDING 06/12/09

Just a few bits and pieces that I wanted to clear before the new week starts. Nintendo Sales – Fastest selling console in UK history? It is being reported that sales of the WII console have exceeded 6 million, which makes it the fastest selling console in UK history. David Yamon of Nintendo had this … Continue reading

Nintendo Emulation w/ Linux! – All you need to know! (and a little more)

I have received a few emails asking about emulation on the Linux platform.  These questions were mostly by Windows users who enjoy running retro titles and don’t know much about Linux and its thriving emulation scene.   From being active in many forums I think retro gaming is one of the most popular pastimes of … Continue reading

The good, the bad and the Vista.

Or/ Roundup of snipets for the week. The recession has brought about many losses, most recently Joe Wilcox from Microsoft Watch.  Microsoft is reported to have stopped their plans for a bar on the Redmond Campus, cancelled their summer picnic and forced Steve Ballmer to wear deoderant instead of sending his shirts to the dry … Continue reading

NEWS: XBOX 360 – The end of the console?

Article by Goblin[RFD] That got your attention didnt it?  I often like to start my posts wilth a title that whilst relates to what Im talking about, it not really how it reads. It gets me hits anyway, and to all the MS shillers/agents/workers/employees/soul sellers, thanks for coming! I know youre itching to put your … Continue reading

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