We store cookies, you can get more info from our privacy policy.

Editorials

October 4, 2003

Desperation Mode?

by Jonathan Metts - 11:40 am EDT

Some people see the new GameCube price cut as a sign of weakness and a precursor to the system dying early. Jonny explains why the GameCube isn’t and won’t be another Dreamcast.

When it comes to system price cuts in the gaming industry, there are two basic patterns. First, all competing systems can cut their prices at the same time. These cuts tend to be reactionary rather than coordinated, but as far as consumers are concerned, it just means gaming is cheaper than before. The second type of price cut is unilateral (forgive the term), in which one system lowers its price and the others do not immediately follow.

Read more...
Got a news tip? Send it in!
Advertisement

Editorials for 2020

Editorials for 2019

Editorials for 2018

Editorials for 2017

Editorials for 2016

Editorials for 2015

Editorials for 2014

Editorials for 2013

Editorials for 2012

Editorials for 2011

Editorials for 2010

Editorials for 2008

Editorials for 2007

Editorials for 2006

Editorials for 2005

Editorials for 2004

Editorials for 2003

Editorials for 2002

Editorials for 2001

Editorials for 2000

Editorials for 1999

New Releases

Switch Arrog Nov 26

Switch In Celebration of Violence Nov 26

Switch Let's Cook Together Nov 26

Switch Lovekami - Divinity Stage Nov 26

Switch Maid of Sker Nov 26

Switch Nordlicht Nov 26

Switch Picklock Nov 26

Switch Picross S5 Nov 26

Switch QV Nov 26

Switch Ragdoll Fighters Nov 26

Release Schedule

Advertisement