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.