I wanted to write a 2012 predictions piece about how uncertain I am about what gaming in 2012 will look like. Unfortunately, I wasn’t exactly sure how I wanted to format such an article. By sheer coincidence, Tim Bray recently wrote a similar piece on his personal blog (albeit about topics much more serious than gaming). I liked his approach so much that I had to unashamedly use it as a template for my own attempt. Here then are my Bray inspired 2012 Gaming Uncertainties.
Playstation Vita – Will the West embrace it as tepidly as they did the PSP? And will it perform as well in Japan as everyone thinks (and hopes) it will? Already the analysts of the world are framing this as Sony’s fight for survival, and if their words really do have an impact on the business world, then should we be afraid that they seem to have their minds already made up about the Vita’s chances? → I'll get a job later, for now I'm going to read this