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5 PSP predictions for 2007

Now that 2007 has started, there's a whole lot of potential for the PSP. In similar fashion to last year, I'll give you five PSP predictions, but be warned: these are far more daring than last year's incredibly accurate predictions. Feel free to disagree with me, or give your own predictions in the...

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Better than Nostradamus: PSP Fanboy's totally accurate 2006 predictions

This might creep you out. Or not. Back in January, Ed wrote up a list of five predictions he had for the PSP for the year 2006. How many did he get right? You may be surprised. Let's take a look: PSP Prediction #1: The UMD movie market will collapse. "It will continue to be priced too high and...

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Wii tops PC World's holiday list

Check it out -- the Wii is once again tops on a retail predictions list. Since PC World is a European retailer, it may not be much of a surprise that they've anointed Nintendo in the console wars for this holiday season (as there's no PS3 in store), but they've also picked the console as the hottest...

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Develop: Everything you know about MMOs is wrong - apparently

Thomas Bidaux of NCsoft Europe didn't pull any punches with his presentation at the UK's Develop conference. Instead, the MMO giant's director of product development outlined four major ways in which the MMO world will be turned on its head. Or, rather, the 'online' world -- rather than limit...

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Rumor: Get a Wii for free

A tipster sent in some information on what he believes Nintendo's Wii pricing will look like to Infendo yesterday evening. The tip says that the prospective Wii customer would essentially get their Wii for free if they succeeded to purchase either 4 games for the console or 3 games...

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Pitchford predicts PS360?

A few weeks ago I was all set to link to a random editorial predicting that Microsoft and Sony would eventually join forces. My editors nixed the piece as rabid fanboy crap, but apparently they never talked to Gearbox Prez Randy Pitchford: I still hold onto my prediction from a couple years back...

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Prediction: One virtual world to rule them all

This Wired piece by technology thinker Steven Johnson is a neat summary of a prediction about virtual worlds that's becoming increasingly common. If you take a step back from the MMOs and other online pursuits of today, you see a lot of standalone bubbles of activity with one common factor--you....

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Warren Spector: Will the real future please stand up?

Back in November, Warren Spector caused something of a stir with his comments about the state of the games industry, including an aside slamming Grand Theft Auto. What Spector was really on about was the use of clichéd violence in mainstream gaming, and The Escapist has given him a soapbox to...

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Single player gaming doomed, say execs [UPDATE 1]

At the Churchill Club in California yesterday, Peter Moore wasn't the only one gazing into his crystal ball. Raph Koster of Sony Online Entertainment and Lars Butler, formerly of EA, were cheerfully predicting the downfall of single-player gaming, with Koster going so far as to say that the last 21...

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DICE: Garriotts predict MMO industry's future

Brothers Robert and Richard Garriott outlined their visions of the MMO industry's future at DICE today. Richard, aka Lord British, sees a shake-up on the cards: he predicts that within three to five years, many of the startups will drop out of the market, leaving only five companies playing the MMO...

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