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PlayStation 2 is Dead According to UK Gaming Industry Leaders


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318w ago - Today MCV (linked above) has published a number of quotes from UK industry leaders who all reach the same conclusion - the PS2 is standing on its last legs and is effectively dead.

The MD of MasterSonic noted that the PS2 market has been virtually killed overnight, while a major international publisher noted this will be the last Christmas for the PS2 and the company won't support it next year.

To quote: MD of Mastertonic Andy Payne - whose Blast label has enjoyed impressive sales during the PS2's twilight years - believes the system is on its last legs, thanks to limited space on the High Street.

He told MCV: "The PS2 market has been virtually killed overnight. There's been no real run-off like with the PSOne, and that's because retail just does not have the space."

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#10 - Necronnn - 316w ago
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The PS2 is a great console, and the gamers surely will play ps2 games years and years. I have a PS1 and often play ps1 games, so with my ps2 the same will happen.

#9 - thshelton - 316w ago
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I am a casual gamer, so the Playstation 2 offers the widest selection of entertainment with the lowest cost. I prefer to live in realm of gaming two years later than everyone else anyway.

#8 - katzo - 316w ago
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as long as i play games on my ps2 it will still be alive for me. i got over 300 titles and i only played half of them so far so it will be long time before it is dead

i cant wait too to get my hands on persona 4 and tomb raider underworld hope they'll be released soon ^_^

#7 - ensairak - 316w ago
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long live ps2 and long live sony (i dont know speak in english well, just a few words)

#6 - The Jesus - 316w ago
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LIES!!! Playstation 2 will always be the greatest console of all time.

 

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