OCT. 1, 2009 • A month ahead of its PSP Go launch in Japan, Sony Computer Entertainment reduced the price of the PSP-3000 from ¥19,800 ($218) to ¥16,800 ($185). The new price is the same as Nintendo’s DS Lite, and cheaper than the newer DSi at ¥18,900 ($210). The Go will…..
SEPT. 25, 2009 • In our ongoing coverage of the major players in digital distribution, DFC looks at the much more specialized Good Old Games (GOG.com) service based in Warsaw Poland. GOG.com was launched in 2008 by games publisher CD Projekt. The latter is considered one of the largest publishers in Central and Eastern Europe and got its start back in 1994 publishing original titles, and later localizing best-selling PC Games from the West for Poland. …..
So now we have a price and boy is it a doozy: $600 for a PlayStation 3 (Ok, the cheapstakes out there can buy a watered down version for $500). Frankly we are shocked, not so much at the price which Sony had telegraphed was going to be high, but more at what the timing of the announcement says about where Sony is going. …..