Just in case I forgot about Sony’s dominance in the market, Sony announced that the month of May was good to them as the PS2 and the PSP ranked as the top-selling hardware and portable platforms in the U.S., so says data from the NPD Group. The release notes that PS2 sold about 232,000 units, compared to 221,000 for the 360. PSP sold 160,000 units, while the Game Boy Advance checked in at 152,000.
Elsewhere, Capcom named Charles Bellfield as their VP of marketing, although with games like “Lost Planet” on the way, he’s probably not going to need that much help.
Brazilian soccer star Adriano will bless the cover of Konami’s “Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007.” The game will bring the acclaimed soccer series to the Xbox 360, marking the franchise’s maiden voyage into next-gen.