Maybe you were 14 when you setup your Sony PlayStation network name: XXxKillerZergerxXX and now that you are a decade older and more refined you realize that name really doesn’t suit you anymore. Changing your network name hasn’t been a possibility and was permanent once you created it.
However, in a recent interview at PlayStation Experience, Sony’s Shawn Layden said that he’d like to have a name change option available sometime in 2018.
The reason why name changes haven’t been available prior to now was because it giving rise to possible trolling and griefing. This could be prevented by implementing a system like Ebay has for example. [...]
Roughly 11 years ago, I wrote about OBI (One Box Integration) where the gaming console will assume the other functions that occupied the living room at that time. It would become the video DVD player, stream music, stream content, provide entertainment beyond games etc. Turns out this was pretty on target and Microsoft even called their yet to be released gaming console the “Xbox One.” Pretty coincidental isn’t it?
Today, I am going to touch upon the route that gaming consoles will take over the next 10 years. The gaming consoles of tomorrow will utilize SPIA (Smartphone Integrated Architecture).
Consoles don’t have the product and update cycle [...]
There is a lot riding on the future success of Final Fantasy 15. Not in the standpoint of the studio’s sake (Square Enix) but for the title’s sake. Square Enix is not in any dire financial straits at this point and if their game bombs – it’s only going to be a glancing blow.
How it impacts the fans that it has accumulated over the past 30 years is another story. It began as the swan song of Squaresoft and a little know designer named Hironobu Sakaguchi. The original first 5 of the Final Fantasy releases had mild success. It slowly was building the franchise for what was to be a huge explosion of success that few games have had before.