It was a time before the iPad. It was also a time of economic turmoil as the industry continued to battle with the global recession and year-on-year sales continued to plummet.
The first three months of the year also saw Project $10 pick up steam, meltdown at Infinity Ward and the announcement of some brand new hardware. And Ubisoft's Just Dance surprised the world by proving that third party titles can stills el big on Wii.
Oh, and Bobby Kotick said that he sometimes acts like a dick” and the world's PS3s took a day off.
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