Tag: Sony

What happened to Kevin Butler, Sony Playstation’s pitch man?

Years ago, a fake Sony Vice President was created as a marketing push for PlayStation and their array of games and accessories. The commercials staring the character Kevin Butler were hilarious and extremely well-received but stopped suddenly leaving many to wonder why. Let’s revisit some of Kevin’s best moments and find out just what the hell happened to everyone’s favorite pitch man. Out of the big three, Sony easily takes the cake as the best marketing arm out of the major gaming consoles with their promotion of PlayStation. But these marketing promos peaked years ago namely because of the...

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The biggest news we learned from this year’s E3

E3 is a week-long video games extravaganza. It is our Super Bowl, as it’s the only time of year where developers, journalists, and gaming vendors are in the same location with news that sets the stage for years to come. But what did companies like Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo have in store for us? What does it mean for the future? Read on to see the biggest highlights from this year’s E3… STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT EA held a predictably boring press conference going over sports games that haven’t changed much over the years. But their biggest sell was the beautifully...

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Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo Actually Have Games to Show at E3

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, more commonly known as E3, takes place this year in Los Angeles from June 10-12. It is always a big deal for gamers considering all the game announcements, trailers, and information revealed by the major gaming companies, but this year’s show is setting up to be particularly important as all the major players have something to prove. Microsoft Aside from Nintendo, no company needs to have a huge show more than Microsoft. The company has undergone radical change in the past year, with a new CEO, Satya Nadella, as well as a new head of its Xbox division, Phil...

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Mario and Zelda cannot save Nintendo

After two years in a row of lackluster Nintendo news at E3, I began to ponder the future of the company and if it still has a place in today’s console wars. After a full year of the Wii U being released, and incredible sales numbers for both PS4 and XB1, we have to revisit the argument that “Nintendo is dying a slow death”. See the explanation after the jump… Excerpt from Nintendo’s E3 analysis in June of 2013: After last year’s E3, most were fearful that one of the most iconic gaming franchises in the history of the...

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Playstation hits the feels with this new video

Sony’s Playstation console has been around since 1995 and many of us all remember the first time we took a disc and placed in that fancy grey box that played cd’s. Almost 20 years later, we’ve all grown up with Sony and to celebrate the release of their 4th console November 15th, we get to relive all the memories in the latest  video inspired by the hashtag, #playstationmemories....

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