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Japanese release schedule- February ’09

Posted in News, Uncategorized with tags , , , , on February 7, 2009 by reasonjp

Courtesy of the good people at Famitsu.com:

PS3

February 12th

Street Fighter 4

It was too early to tease the cast about Street Fighter the Movie

It was too early to tease the cast about Street Fighter the Movie

Skate 2

February 19th

Nobi Nobi Boy (PSN)

Sonic World Adventure (a.k.a. Sonic Unleashed)

February 26th

Tom Clancy’s Endwar

Ryu ga Gotoku 3 (a.k.a Yakuza 3)

NBA Live 08 (EA Best Hits)

 

XBox 360

February 12th

Street Fighter 4

Skate 2

February 17th

GTA 4- The Lost and the Damned (DLC)

February 19th

Star Ocean 4- The Last Hope

Shooting Love. 200X

Much Like the Bushwackers at Wrestlemania X7, itll likely take longer for you to load up the game than it will for you to die in it.

Much Like the Bushwackers at Wrestlemania X7, it'll likely take longer for you to load up the game than it will for you to die in it.

怒首領蜂 大往生 ブラックレーベル (can someone give a decent translation for that?)

Sonic World Adventure (a.k.a Sonic Unleashed)

February 26th

Halo Wars

Halo Wars Limited Edition pack

Chaos Head Noah

Chaos Head Noah Special ed.

Samurai 3 (a.k.a Way of the Samurai 3)

Battlefield Bad Company (Platinum)

Halo 3 (Platinum)

Rainbow 6: Vegas 2 (Platinum)

Wii

February 12th

Skate It

February 17th

Fun! Fun! Minigolf (WiiWare)

February 19th

Dead Rising

Wii de asobu- Metroid Prime

Sim Animal

February 26th

High School Musical DANCE!

One Piece Unlimited Adventure 2

Medal of Honour Heroes 2 (EA Best Hits)

Sony: PS3 higher price outweighed by value

Posted in Microsoft, Nintendo, PS3, Sony, Wii, Xbox 360 with tags , , , , , , , on January 17, 2009 by richinjapan

Shortly before CES, Sony sent out a press release breaking down the cost and features of the current gen consoles. Sony make the claim that the 360’s cheaper price-point is nullified by its lack of included features; by the time you’ve made your 360 comparable to the PS3, you’ll actually end up spending MORE than you would have on a PS3.

The price/feature break-down, illustrated by the above chart, points out the in addition to the 360 Arcade’s $199 initial price, you would spend another $250 adding wi-fi, a hard disk, and a year of online play. That’s a final total of $450 — and that’s $50 more than the 80GB PS3. And if that weren’t enough, that doesn’t even include the renewal fees for Live over the years, or the 360’s lack of Blu-ray player and HDMI output in the earlier versions of their console.
It may seem like a direct dig at the Microsoft camp, but you can hardly blame Sony — they get raked over their higher price-point, and you can imagine their frustration if this is how they think of value. Personally I’ve made similar arguments myself, even down to niggling points about how you have to pay even more money for a charger pack for the 360.
They probably couldn’t turn this into a full-force media blitz, but the boys over at PS3 Fanboy make a good point — Sony could probably make a big splash if they posted this chart in video game stores. What do you guys think?