- Hey Sony, you may not be aware, but you've got a shot at a mammoth year in 2009.
You've got quite the software lineup - your PlayStation 3 exclusives greatly outstrip the competition - and you've got plenty of momentum with the likes of Blu-ray, PlayStation Home, and the ever-expanding Network.
Wait... we don't need to tell you. You keep telling us. But we're not the ones you need to convince; you need to convince the mainstream populace.
As the years have progressed, you managed to chip away at the numerous arguments built against the PlayStation 3, and that includes classic complaints like lack of software, price, and Network that isn't as robust as Live.
The games are here, you've dropped the price several times (could use another one, but whatever), the Network has Home, the video delivery service is great, and an awesome set of online content awaits all owners.
But there's one last drawback that needs to be conquered: the marketing and advertising that never seems to measure up. Recently, you completely dropped the ball in pushing Resistance 2, and although you said there'd be a huge campaign for LBP... well, we haven't seen much (excluding the picture below).
In comparison to what we've seen for Gears of War 2 and other Microsoft and Nintendo...