Thursday, July 15, 2010

Don't Cry For Me Yoshida

No More Tears

So as it turns out, a recent article was published through Gamasutra from the words of Shuhei Yoshida. He had this to say:

Nintendo of America head Reggie Fils-Aime also poked fun at competing 3D gaming solutions that require glasses, and Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida didn't appreciate the detracting comments.

"I have hope that they have a broader perspective with 3D," Yoshida said in an interview with IGN. Many of Sony's game studios are working on 3D titles for PlayStation 3 that require glasses.

"When you listen to what they are saying about the effect of 3D perspective to the games, they are saying the same message we are, but they don't have to bash some small part of what the other company is doing," he added.

And so Mr. Yoshida, it is with great respect and reverence that I apologize for my American friend, Reggie Fils-Aime. Sometimes he does get carried away, especially when responsible for a very important press event…one that basically swept all of E3. My consolation gift to you is Johnson’s No Tears Shampoo. It’s the least I could do for you and your company especially considering…


And this

This too

Oh, and this

Don’t forget this

This as well

This is also something

This one…

…and of course this!

It’s almost as though you and your company have made a habit out of bashing Nintendo for doing something completely different, succeeding, making boatloads of cash, beating you at E3, and then touting that they (as always) win at hand held consoles. It’s almost criminal. And criminals make people cry.

Still, I can’t help but think that maybe Sony is just biting off more they can chew. That perhaps losing some of its licenses to other consoles, attempting to copy cat, being beat at their own 3-D game, and losing in the console wars…maybe those tears are just from some sort of suffocation.

This is Nintendo. They’ve been in the game longer, seen more action, and have more battle scars than Master Chief and Sam Fisher combined. They’re not fucking around, and you have been. Man up:

I said Good Day, Sir.

-Atlas Out


  1. That's not even mentioning all the smack they talk about the xbox360, too. Great read, Atlas. Well done :)

  2. ROFL. Oh, man...

    It's always hilarious to use old quotes about the Wii and DS against these incumbents now.

    Good job!

  3. They say a dog that barks a lot doesn't bite. And Nintendo hasn't been barking AT ALL. Be very, very afraid, Sony. >:)

  4. Eh, they've been doing a little barking, but they all throw mud. All of them.

    I just love to see a CEO say something profoundly stupid in the face of everything their company has done.