Sony and their PlayStation video game console have, for decades, been some of the biggest participants in thegaming industry. But while that participation may not be changing, as Jason Schreier of Bloomberg describes, their business strategy is.
With a focus on blockbuster sequels and remakes (of games you've already played), and an exodus of talent, the question becomes: Are Sony and PlayStation's Glory Days Gone?
It may only take one generation to Bend the consumer confidence curve...in Virtual Legality.
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Discussed in this episode:
"Sony’s Obsession With Blockbusters Is Stirring Unrest Within PlayStation Empire"
Bloomberg - April 9, 2021
"Days Gone writer and director both leave Sony Bend Studio"
GamesRadar - December 2, 2020
"Not to mention that Sony’s slate here is not just cinematic blockbusters, but the same cinematic blockbusters..."
Tweet - April 9, 2021 - Hoeg Law
"The ballsy Playstation I was honoured to be a part of seems to be long gone sadly."
Tweet - April 9, 2021 - Chris Grannell
"Sony's Entire Press Conference - E3 2014"
YouTube Video - June 10, 2014 - IGN
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