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Sony: Nintendo 3DS is for kids, Xbox 360′s DVDs not enough

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It’s just another day in the world and Sony is once again shooting its beak off. This time in an interview with Fortune, Sony Computer Entertainment of America president Jack Tretton sounds off on what he thinks about the PlayStation 3 and NGP‘s direct competition. Speaking on the Xbox 360, Tretton says that Microsoft’s console is using outdated tech with its games stored on DVDs as opposed to the larger-sized Blu-ray discs the PS3 uses. He bashes the Wii once again for not having a built-in hard drive and for using “cute” motion controls. Did he forget that Sony’s PlayStation Move is copying Nintendo’s? Tretton emphasizes that the advanced Cell processor and Nvidia graphics in the PS3 can scale with time, whereas Nintendo and Microsoft will likely have to release new consoles to keep up. Before wrapping up his interview, Tretton bashes the 3DS and DS family as a device that “no self-respecting twenty-something is going to be sitting on an airplane with” and lauding the NGP as the ultimate convergence device that packs in everything that a consumer would want. Tretton remains wholly optimistic given the fact that the Wii’s outsold the PS3 since 2007 and the DS has sold more than twice as many units worldwide than PSP. It’s easy to talk the talk, but can Sony walk the walk? If it can, I haven’t seen it yet.

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