Note: iOS 9 + Facebook users w/ trouble scrolling: #super sorry# we hope to fix it asap. In the meantime Chrome Mobile is a reach around

Sony planning a console wars movie, not biased at all

4:00 PM on 08.29.2012 // Xander Markham

Sony are reportedly planning a movie based around the video game console wars, which have mostly consisted of one multinational corporation shouting "My grafiks is bettar than ur grafiks lol" at one another across six year intervals. Thrilling. Various domain names have been registered, including, and, and the story is being described as 'a Social Network of video games'.

This sounds like a pretty stupid idea in my opinion, as unlike Social Network, there's no central figure à la Zuckerberg to focus on. It could chart Kaz Hirai's descent from the glory of PS2 to taking massive damage with the overpriced, underplayed PS3, but somehow I doubt Sony would present their console in anything other than the most flattering light. While Microsoft and Sony have made huge impacts on the industry, their stories aren't nearly as interesting as that of Nintendo, which saved in the industry in '85, battled with SEGA in the '90s, was hit hard by the arrival of the PlayStation, then returned to power in a spectacular way with the Wii. I'd much rather see a Shigsy Miyamoto biopic (banjo 'n' all) than a 'console wars' story unlikely to focus on any history prior to Sony joining the scene.

[via /Film]

Xander Markham, Associate Editor
 Follow Blog + disclosure Tips
Living just outside London, I represent Flixist’s entire UK branch. My film obsession manifested itself during a childhood spent watching Bond movies, Italian Westerns and all things samurai. I... more   |   staff directory

 Setup email comments

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community fisters, and flag the user (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments? Apps like Avast or browser extensions can cause it. You can fix it by adding * to your whitelists.


Invert site colors

  Dark Theme
  Light Theme

Destructoid means family.
Living the dream, since 2006

Pssst. konami code + enter

modernmethod logo

Back to Top

We follow moms on   Facebook  and   Twitter
  Light Theme      Dark Theme
Pssst. Konami Code + Enter!
You may remix stuff our site under creative commons w/@
- Destructoid means family. Living the dream, since 2006 -