177w ago - Sony has confirmed via Bloomberg News report that its main company and the PlayStation 3 based Sony Computer Entertainment subsidiary will combine hardware distribution operations in an effort to cut costs.
The two divisions are planning combine forces to put physical distribution of Sony products under one unified roof.
Previously, Sony's televisions and other hardware were distributed by a separate set of employees in the parent company.
To quote: "Sony Corp. plans to consolidate its international distribution operations with those of its video- games unit this fiscal year to reduce overlapping costs.
The Tokyo-based company and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., which sells PlayStation 3 software and hardware, will combine distribution routes and jointly bid for contracts, spokeswoman Mami Imada said, confirming an earlier report by the Nikkei newspaper. Imada declined to give specific figures on the estimated savings."
209w ago - Watchmen: The End is Nigh The Complete Experience is one of the first Blu-ray discs to offer a video game and movie in a single package (the special edition of Stranglehold on PS3 included a copy of Hard Boiled).
Not only will the package include the Director's Cut of the Watchmen film, it will also include The End is Nigh Parts 1 and 2. The two-disc set will feature exclusive artwork and packaging.
Press Release: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Announces a Hybrid Offering for PLAYSTATION 3: Game and Film in One Package - Watchmen: The End is Nigh, an Action-Packed Game, and Watchmen: Director's Cut
Episodic Street Brawler Based on 'Watchmen' Film Available in Multiple Formats for All Gamers
BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced that the Watchmen: The End is Nigh videogame, based on the Watchmen film, will be offered in a retail Blu-Ray Hi-Def game and film hybrid, as well as additional retail and downloadable formats in North America. Watchmen: The End is Nigh Part 2, the second of two long-form, episodic action games will be released in conjunction with the Blu-ray Hi-Def and DVD of the Watchmen: Director's Cut in July 2009.
Providing Watchmen fans with a variety of purchase options, the game will...