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post #11 of 98
this makes me extremely sad.
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post #12 of 98
Interesting. Maybe this has something to do with the Sony store in my city closing down a couple months ago. Guy I knew from school told me they were just moving booths, but they ended up never coming back.
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post #13 of 98
Sony always did have products that were:

- Quality but overpriced
- Absolute crap but overpriced

See the trend here?

It's no surprise they're getting gutted in the electronics industry...everything they make are being made by Korean manufacturers for significantly less at an equal or better level of quality.

The PlayStation brand will be just fine, but I can't see many other of their electronics divisions competing and expecting to win out over Samsung or LG anymore.
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post #14 of 98
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Originally Posted by subliminally incorrect View Post

korea is the new japan in terms of tech giant.
sony will be gone the way of the dodo as samsung and LG take the stage

sadly (just my opinion) this is sorta true in some ways
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post #15 of 98
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Originally Posted by jcde7ago View Post

Sony always did have products that were:
- Quality but overpriced
- Absolute crap but overpriced
See the trend here?
It's no surprise they're getting gutted in the electronics industry...everything they make are being made by Korean manufacturers for significantly less at an equal or better level of quality.
The PlayStation brand will be just fine, but I can't see many other of their electronics divisions competing and expecting to win out over Samsung or LG anymore.

If anything the games department of Sony will break apart from the rest of the company and become a unique entity.
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post #16 of 98
Dont forget the Tsunami they had. 500K+ in Japan are still displaced. Their economy is still hurting. Also Japan consumes 30% of Sonys devices and US only 20% so if Japans hurting Sony will be.
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post #17 of 98
wait till sony release their true LED HDTV!
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Of course I know that. I just never would've guess the whole company was in financial trouble, i just reckon the game departure was in trouble.

The fact that the head of the gaming division was named to the CEO of the whole company should prove that the playstation brand is NOT in trouble, at least in comparison to the rest of the corporations divisions.
    
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post #19 of 98
As a company with a major stake in the corrupt music industry and one of the biggest supporters of internet censorship I will be happy to see them go down. I feel for those who will we caught in their death thralls though.
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i agree with redcloud, they support sopa ACTA etc (trying not to be political) we buy their artists music and then we upload it with another video, they take it down, i mean wow, i just want some nice music i legitly bought on my youtube videos, but nooo they dont like that, they need to start being more open, all companies do
    
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