Come on, who is really surprised about this? Didn't Microsoft go through a "buying binge" period? Even going so far as to buy total dogs (in terms of future earnings) like WebTV?
This part really made me giggle:
What the new DC game entails is unknown at this time but could give City of Heroes a fight for its life upon release.
ROFL! Like Sony could ever make a decent MMO themselves. This, the same company that took the most lucrative license in entertainment history and made SUCH a god-awful game, when you mention it, people who have played it grimace as if in pain.