Sony Announced today that they are initiating a $20 million dollar investment plan to support development of exclusive games across the PlayStation Network. The financial support will touch first party studios as well as the Pub Fund, which supports independent game developers.
PlayStation hackers have vigilantly been launching assault on the, at one time secure, PlayStation 3. Utilizing methods to bypass the PlayStation 3's built in security methods such as an expensive dongle adapter that would allow users to install packages on the PlayStation 3 dashboard to allow games to be played from backup among other interesting homebrew applications.
If you have been paying attention to gaming monthly NPD data reports, you would have noticed that Microsoft has posted six consecutive "winning months" in 2010. Helped by the new Kinect controller and it's wide popularity, Microsoft seems to have a strong and healthy lead in the race for second place among consoles this generation.