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TRIPLEPOINTS OF INTEREST – MAY 29

In this week’s TPoI, PS3 production has officially ceased, Apple reveals App Store earnings to date, and a Twitch streamer allows users to experience the stock market. Sony Halts PS3 Production in Japan Back in March, Sony briefly mentioned the possibility of PS3’s production being discontinued. MCV disclosed that the official Japanese PlayStation website stated …

The Next-Gen War Has Changed: The Long Road Ahead

It’s been almost eight years since the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii launched. It was quite a spectacle; the gaming industry boomed and helped create new ventures in e-Sports and online broadcasting. Gaming became a mainstream phenomenon. Yet, there seems to be a lack of enthusiasm for the new console launches. When the PS3 …

Trends with Benefits: Happy 20th Anniversary, Sonic

Have a go at this week’s Trends with Benefits, the weekly brainteaser from your friends at TriplePoint! TWB appears every week in our news round-up, Points of Interest, and offers terrific prizes to readers who can puzzle their way through the challenge du jour. First crack at the prizes go to Points of Interest subscribers when the …

N Squared: Netflix & Nintendo’s Wii Team Up

Netflix and Nintendo recently announced plans to bring a little more joy into the world. To the delight of twenty-six million US Wii owners, Netflix’s online streaming video service will soon be available through Nintendo’s Wii gaming console. Netflix, based in the Bay Area, boasts eleven million subscribers to its DVD-by-mail business. Fifty percent of …

Game Consoles Go Social or Go Home

It’s official. Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and Sony’s PlayStation 3 have now both received the biggest friend request in social gaming history – from THE friend of friends, Facebook. The Facebook Blog shares a wealth of details it’s new 360 availability, and in a PS3 firmware v3.10 preview post on Tuesday, the PlayStation Blog officially stated …