Japan: The Psychology of a Hardware Launch

The gaming news from Japan: reaction to the launch of PS3, sales predictions, and the job picture at Square-Enix

I was browsing the Xbox 360 fan community for the Xbox 360 console this morning, in which a Japanese gamer living in America posted a picture of himself flashing the middle finger at a PlayStation 3 poster display in a Best Buy store. I saw this photo, and figured: this is as good a place as any to find violently interesting Japanese opinion on the PlayStation 3 launch.

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