Next Generation's Software Growing Pains
With three new game machines expected in the next year -- and two new handheld game devices already on the market -- this is a great time to be a gamer.
What remains to be seen is whether it will be a great time to be a game maker -- or an investor in such companies.
The launch of Microsoft's (MSFT) Xbox 360 this week will inaugurate the latest console cycle, a ritual that begins every five years or so. Each successive cycle has eventually led to bigger sales, bigger profits, and surging share prices for the top players.
TheStreet.com this week also looked at how Microsoft's
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