A friend of a friend of a friend worked at both Sony and Microsoft as a double agent (he’s now dead), and he let me in on a little bit of insider info that I swore never to repeat:
THE NEXT SONY AND MICROSOFT CONSOLES WILL PLAY VIDEO GAMES
Breaking news! Please shower me with all of your page visits!!!
I don’t follow rumors concerning upcoming systems. Judging from how your typical GAME NEWS site treats these rumors (by plastering them all over the front page), I must be an oddity in this regard.
During the ‘magazine’ era, things were different. New Systems were capable of doing New Things, and periodicals (usually) devoted very little space to rumors. My memories are fuzzy, but I’d like to think that I got excited over rumors of a next-gen Nintendo system.
These days, New Systems do The Same Old Stuff (with better graphics and dumb gimmicks) and sites spam rumors on a way-too-frequent basis.
Bonus Article! Shocking Gaming Opinions!
I don’t like Halo, Call of Duty, Battlefield, Killzone, or Gears of War. Deal with it, plebs. *scoots away in his electric car*
Bonus Article 2!! Gearbox Software Slam!
I will never forgive you, Randy Pitchford. You unleashed a disgusting monster in this world, and you hyped it up as the Second Coming of Duke.
Bonus Article 3!!! Game Reviewers Jam?
Many people who write about video games for a living are bad at their jobs.
Many people are bad at their jobs, even important ones.
The world still spins.