Editorial: Sony’s Biggest Mistake Of 2011 (Game Informer)
Despite releasing some big name exclusives, 2011 was a rough year for Sony.
The company’s lackluster security led to one of the worst hacking scandals in
recent history, and its solution to motion-controlled gaming fell flat in
light of nearly nonexistent support. But these disappointments pale in my mind
to the company’s failure to capitalize on three little words.
Play, Create, Share. It’s a tag line Sony coined alongside the first
LittleBigPlanet, one that wasn’t just supposed to be a flashy slogan, but a
new way to play video games. It was meant to be a feather in Sony’s cap – one
the company could certainly use.
**The LittleBigPlanet series provides virtually unlimited replayability**
Sony doesn’t have a lot to differentiate itself from the competition nowadays.
The allure of free online gaming lost some of its luster when the company’s
network went down for almost a month and countless users had their personal
information stolen. Move, while probably the most accurate form of motion-
based gaming on the market, hasn’t had any compelling releases to justify the
peripheral’s existence. Sony has pushed 3D gaming hard in recent months, but
you don’t need a Sony television or …
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