More Reviews
REVIEWS Devil's Third Review
Creator Tomonobu Itagaki said this game would be “revolutionary.” He was wrong.

Little Battlers eXperience Review
Tiny robots fighting for prizes is better than pocket monsters fighting, right? Right?
More Previews
PREVIEWS Supernova Preview
Primal Game Studios has tuned Supernova since last I saw it, with more commanders, special abilities, and a faster pace.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
Release date: Out Now

Destiny: The Taken King
Release date: 09/15/15

Skylanders SuperChargers
Release date: 09/20/15

LEGO Dimensions
Release date: 09/27/15


LATEST FEATURES MGSV: The Phantom Pain De-Emphasizes Story and It Works
Actually playing Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is the best part of the game, which may be a first for the series.

Kojima Responds To Konami By Placing More Than 60 Credit Screens In MGSV: The Phantom Pain
Made by Hideo Kojima. Written by Hideo Kojima. Produced by Hideo Kojima. Created by Hideo Kojima. Directed by Hideo Kojima...

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP Ivory_Soul
Windows 10 Review for Dummies
By Ivory_Soul
Posted on 08/11/15
After all these years, and growing up with Windows 3.1, I have seen an entire evolution of computers and software. Touch screens and large resolutions were a pipe dream just 15 years ago. Now it's the norm. Going from a Packard Bell (yes, before HP) that couldn't run 3D Ultra Mini...

DAILY MANIFESTO

Need a Japanese PS4? They're Not Hard to Find

Posted on Saturday, February 22 @ 05:05:05 PST by Heath_Hindman
Reports are all over the internet about long lines of crazy gamers waiting for days for the PS4 launch. The only thing crazier about camping out to buy a system... is camping out for a system when it isn't entirely necessary. The poor sap below found this out the hard way when he tried to get video of crazed shoppers foaming at the mouth as they guarded their PS4s from ravenous opponents.




The campers on the streets who have been quoted as waiting since Friday or even Thursday for Saturday's arrival of the PlayStation 4 are actually doing the whole campout thing more out of tradition than necessity. The PS4 truly was sold out of its pre-order allotments at a ton of stores, online and traditional. But all it takes is a drive around a Japanese city to find that very few actually had any lines before opening. And close to the end of the business day (this is being written in late afternoon), most stores still have PS4 units available.



Occasionally, you'll see a "sold out" sign across one version or the other of the First Limited Pack, but most places still have some version of the console that can still be purchased by a walk-in customer.

There's no doubt that Sony will post strong numbers for the PS4's opening sales weekend, including this first day. It's important to note, however, that the early days don't mean everything. The PS4 could be a triumph huge success or only end up middling. PS4's speedy sellouts online could mean everything or nothing. The fact that stock can be so easily found on launch day could mean even more or even less than those sellouts. Either way, play nice and welcome your Japanese brethren to the next generation.
Related Games:   Knack
FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER. YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO.


comments powered by Disqus

More On GameRevolution