As Sony officially ends production of the PlayStation 2 and all eyes shift towards the two big next-generation game consoles expected to be announced and possibly made available before the end of the year, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720, Sony's current console, the PlayStation 3, is making headlines of its own.
In a bad sign for Nintendo Sony's six year old Playstation 3 console outsold Nintendo's brand new Wii U in the US during the week of Black Friday. And that's not the only problem Nintendo has this season.
Both the next-generation Xbox and PlayStation 4 are expected to be announced at this year's E3 gaming expo in Los Angeles, reports MCV. E3 is the flagship expo of the gaming industry and takes place on June 5-7.
Electronic Arts (EA), Nintendo and Sony Electronics may have all pulled their support for Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), that's according to an updated list of bill champions published by the United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee.
The Nintendo 3DS handheld gaming device has reportedly sold out within 24 hours of its release in Japan on February 26. According to Andriasang, more than 400,000 units were sold in the first day alone, effectively accounting for all available stock.