Evidence That The Phantom Console Is A Phantom

from the doesn't-look-good dept

Terry Donaghe writes in, bringing up the story we wrote last month about mysterious Phantom gaming console that would supposedly allow all games to be downloaded - instead of inserted via CD/DVD/Cartridge. There was a lot of controversy over whether or not the company really existed, and now there's an article at HardOCP that suggests the whole thing is a big scam. They track down a bunch of leads concerning the CEO of the company which show he has a history of less-than-honest business dealings (specifically raising money and squandering it), and then contact him directly and listen to him squirm as he tries to explain away the points they make.

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  1. identicon
    Oliver Wendell Jones, Sep 18th, 2003 @ 11:51am

    Oh and BTW

    I'm the CEO of the company that is going to release the next greatest game platform, even greater than the Phantom.

    So start sending your venture capital checks my way so I can start construction of my new home, err, I mean offices and labs...

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  2. identicon
    Anonymous Coward, Nov 5th, 2003 @ 3:38pm

    No Subject Given

    Most of the hardOCP story was a plant by someone that was trying to screwn Tim R out of money.

    HardOCP was irresponsible to post it. And "Phree" is even more dishonest.

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  3. identicon
    xbox4eva, Dec 10th, 2003 @ 1:50pm


    I heard about this phantom console thing.

    I found a really good fan site on it if anyone is interested.


    It has lots of news and its answered alot of my questions i had about it. Hope it can answer your questions too. 8)

    If your dont know about the system, check the site out anyway. It's really cool.

    reply to this | link to this | view in thread ]

  4. identicon
    Anonymous Coward, Mar 2nd, 2004 @ 3:40pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    B.S. Kyle wouldn't do that and anyone that knows anyything about the [H] knows that too. If you want to see, check out phantom's site. Its all BS.

    reply to this | link to this | view in thread ]

  5. identicon
    guest, Jan 29th, 2005 @ 7:41pm

    Re: Phantom

    what a load of shit. This has been an ongoing scam for years now. All they do is put together a computer in a custom case and rip off people stupid enough to give them money.

    reply to this | link to this | view in thread ]

  6. identicon
    phantom squirrel, Nov 23rd, 2005 @ 5:43pm

    Re: Phantom

    the web site you listed is parked at directnic, and is available from a web site hound in Kenya.

    what were you smoking, or playing xbox eva when you posted this?

    reply to this | link to this | view in thread ]

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