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Old 10-14-2005, 01:59 PM   #1
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developing software for the PS3 from scratch requires an initial investment of at least 2 billion yen (US $17.6 million) and that’s before they start.

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Old 10-14-2005, 02:21 PM   #2
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Yup, and they're jumping ship and joining the 360 army!
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Old 10-14-2005, 02:38 PM   #3
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You know, it seems like Sony is making similar mistakes to the ones Nintendo made in its heyday.
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You know, it seems like Sony is making similar mistakes to the ones Nintendo made in its heyday.
Which, ironically, could mean good things for Nintendo.
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I should've posted the BBC feature from last week on this news, but I can't find it. Also the PS3 architecture is proving really f*cking hard to program for.
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Which, ironically, could mean good things for Nintendo.
True, I mean, as with all gambles, it could prove to pay off in the end.
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