Chris Morris is a writer specializing in video games, consumer electronics and other fun topics.
Were this any other transition period for the video game industry, GameStop stock would be soaring these days. But digital distribution is changing the game.
The launch of PlayStation 4 this week is more than the start of a new cycle for Sony, it's an essential step in rebuilding the firm as a corporation.
It's much too early to dub Nintendo's next-generation videogame system a failure, but it's certainly off to a lousy start.
Why things don't look good for the videogame industry.