Sony slims down to bulk up

Sony is putting its faith in a smaller Play Station 3 as it seeks to claw back market share in Ireland, writes Adrian Weckler in Cologne

22nd August, 2009

The home video games industry came out with all guns blazing last week in an attempt to reverse one of the most difficult commercial periods in its 30-year history.

More than 15,000 people from the world’s top game developers, manufacturers and press packed a giant Gamescom convention in Cologne, Germany, to preview the next big events.

Topping the bill was Sony, which announced a €100 price cut on its Playstation 3 games console, as...

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