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Detractors of the PS3 reach out, grab nothing

It shouldn't come as a surprise to know that with the lull in the biz during this time of the year (the hot, greasy summer), many people are floundering for something tangible to talk about. And nothing says "Urgent!" like an apocalyptic headline about Sony biting the big one.

Whether it's opinionated articles stabbing at the high cost or mole hill-stories becoming mountains over nothing, detractors of the PlayStation 3 would like nothing more than to stir up the pot and chip away at the foundation of Sony. For instance, on the heels of the SmackDown "cancellation" news, certain outlets would love to make people believe that all of the developers are just throwing in the towel and pulling support. In reality though, nothing was cancelled at all!

Like this write-up suggests, the summer is slow and Sony's next-gen console is an easy target for quick publicity (or just malicious take-downs). We're not advocating that anything critical which is said about the PS3 is unfounded, but use your head next time you read something about the console and if you feel like it's blown out of proportion, dismiss it as such.

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1. I'm not meaning to spam, but I've already said what I've wanted to say about this:

http://suicideninja.blogspot.com/2006/07/ps3fanboycom-goers-dont-fret.html

Posted at 5:17PM on Jul 27th 2006 by suicideninja 2 stars

2. Good read SN.

I beleive it's good that PS3fanboy presents us with some bad news, to keep us grounded, But I beleive that only important bad news is necessary. For instance, a PS3 delay or factual hardware/production problems would be good to hear about. On the otherhand, if Kutaragi/Hirai/Harrison say something stupid, or a bad rumor is circulated with no chance of confirmation (Cell info)..that type of stuff is irrelevant to us, and only feeds fodder to the anti-PS3 trolls.

Posted at 6:26PM on Jul 27th 2006 by Gear_Monkey 0 stars

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