Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 12th Jun 2006 13:44 UTC, submitted by Dylan
Games In November this year, Sony will launch the PlayStation 3. Apparantly, Sony has high expectations for the Linux-powered device, and Sony even claims it will render the PC useless. "We believe that the PS3 will be the place where our users play games, watch films, browse the Web, and use other [home] computer functions," said Sony exec Phil Harrison. "The PlayStation 3 is a computer. We do not need the PC." Let's see how Sony's Vaio devision feels about this.
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These predictions happen every few years and have been happening for the past 20 years. And they're always wrong.

The bleeding engine is always on the PC and will always be. Of course since the XBox especially, and even the PS models are becoming increasingly PC like, the lines start to blur.

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