The price will always be whatever the market will bear.
When those who do not buy $60 games (instead buying $30 used games) are driven out of the market those who used to sell their $60 games to get an extra $20 to buy a new game will buy fewer games.
Because those willing to buy a game for $60 now are buying fewer games the game studios will point at a convenient boogeyman and raise their prices.
Sony will follow Microsoft on this because it is the game studios driving these requirements.
If you want to kill this type of activity the don't buy their products. But more importantly show them you will buy something else. Even if it isn't comparable, buy one of the new open source gaming consoles and get your friends to buy it too.
"and with making a telephone call without disclosing their identity with the intent to annoy or harass the person at the called number."
I'm guessing this law is one of those that was originally rushed through because "It will allow us to go after aggressive telemarketers and there is no other possible use for this law".
I think they should use the fact that Nix repeatedly used the redial button (a button that launches a a computer script) as evidence that Nix actually hacked their conversation and go after him for CFAA violations.
I really want Sony to embrace this and be on the side of gamers,
But then they have lost all my trust.
I work on a Microsoft shop so I want Microsoft to be successful,
But they they go and do crap like this.
In the end I fear that the Xbox one is going to become a huge hit and will be the go to media device for millions of less technical people because they will discover that when they let little Cris hook it up to the TV then everyone else can use it for movies and facebook.