PlayStation 2 is Dead According to UK Gaming Industry Leaders
Today MCV (linked above) has published a number of quotes from UK industry leaders who all reach the same conclusion - the PS2 is standing on its last legs and is effectively dead.
The MD of MasterSonic noted that the PS2 market has been virtually killed overnight, while a major international publisher noted this will be the last Christmas for the PS2 and the company won't support it next year.
To quote: MD of Mastertonic Andy Payne - whose Blast label has enjoyed impressive sales during the PS2's twilight years - believes the system is on its last legs, thanks to limited space on the High Street.
He told MCV: "The PS2 market has been virtually killed overnight. There's been no real run-off like with the PSOne, and that's because retail just does not have the space."
oh, I have ps2 for eight years now, it's PHAT-model of it.
I'm looking forward to release of Persona 4 this december and will surely play it!
Ps2 have great unsurpassed titles, which will be interesting for eternity - for me there are Xenosaga series (#1 game of all the time), FFX, MGS series, Persona 3 and of course Dragon Quest VIII and much more!
This article is frankly silly, the old PS2 has already outlived any prior console's lifespan by far and STILL has interesting releases on the horizon. It obviously can't go on forever and it's possible it may decline further with the next PS3 price cut but it's still perfectly viable.