#49: Delayed gratification

A warm welcome back, then, to not-E3 — for that was surely what we saw from Sony last night. Which is better, do we think? A widely trailed annual event, upon which the eyes of the gaming globe are firmly fixed, and for which expectations are always through the roof? Or a surprise showcase announced at a week’s notice, from which no one is quite sure what to expect until it arrives? I suppose I can see both sides, though I admit I’m biased towards the one that’s given me so many happy memories and snags me a week in the sun away from the children every year. Either way, it was nice to have something to get excited about at a time of year that usually tends towards the predictable.

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