Reuter's money magazine reports that SCOA has announced today that it's home console entertaintment system the Play Station 2 will end production by the second quarter of 2004. CFO of of SCOA said a press conference, "We are going to devote our monies and efforts towards the production and release of next year's PS3. Game companies will still be liscensed to create games for the PS2 console until 2005."
In a related story, a website that advocated the pirating and hacking of Sony's number 1 gaming platform claims that it will have excluse rights to the new unit. The woman who runs this site, a lady who goes by the online name of "Zima" was quoted to say this, "Duh...me ownz PS3.com...I make flippy lids...give me money!"
HAR HAR HAR!!!! April Fools to all ye scurvy dogs!!!