Waiting for PlayStation 3

Talk of a delayed launch for the next-generation console is growing. If the rumors are true, Microsoft and its Xbox could win big

When Sony Computer Entertainment head Ken Kutaragi unveiled the first details of the PlayStation 3 in May, 2005, calling it a "supercomputer for computer entertainment," game enthusiasts rejoiced. Packed with so much technology that even nongamers have said they will give it a look, the PS3 appeared to solidify Sony's reputation as the kingpin of the video-game industry even as Microsoft and Nintendo introduced their own next-generation consoles.

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