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Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 7.21.06

Saturday, July 22nd, 2006 by jay

New Sony patent for motion sensing camera
We’ll have to wait and see if Sony releases a peripheral with this technology for the PS3. The patent refers to older similar technology Sony has designed so it provides a good defense to the claims that Sony is merely copying Nintendo. The question now becomes is …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 7.14.06

Friday, July 14th, 2006 by jay

Breaking news: Microsoft not doing well in Japan
This is the only strategy MS needs for the Japanese market:

We all know Japan hates outsiders, especially those with a wider range of vision — called Xeyenophpbia (that’s why they bombed Pearl Harbor, look it up). We also know they seem to have some sort of …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 7.7.06

Friday, July 7th, 2006 by christian and jay

Japanese game market doing better
The market is up 33% in the first half of the 2006. Unsurprisingly, Nintendo played a large role. While I prepare the next news point, you pick one of the two following arguments:

– The Japanese game market is being revitalized by innovation. The success of the DS is a …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 6.30.06

Friday, June 30th, 2006 by jay

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 6.23.06

Friday, June 23rd, 2006 by jay

A CNN reporter grades the current generation of consoles
Apparently the tone he takes (he treats the systems like school kids) is supposed to be funny and/or clever. He gives the PS2 an A, the Xbox a B-, the Gamecube a D and the Gameboy Advance an A. The Xbox actually sold worse than …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 6.16.06

Friday, June 16th, 2006 by jay

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 6.9.06

Friday, June 9th, 2006 by jay

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 6.2.06

Friday, June 2nd, 2006 by jay

E3 awards
Wii wins best in show award. So this justifies Nintendo’s actions. When they eventually get raped in the free market they can at least say, “Oh well, other industry people thought it could work, too.”

Spore won best PC game and best original game. Gears of War picked up a few awards, and …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 5.26.06

Friday, May 26th, 2006 by jay

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 5.19.06

Friday, May 19th, 2006 by jay