UPDATE: [April Fool’s:] ZDNetUK: AMD and Sony have teamed up with Linux to kill off Microsoft’s X-Box

[ The Register
reports that this story was an April Fool’s joke and the page for
the story below now states, “(This is an April Fools news story)” –
LT ed. ]

“Reports from the Tokyo Games Show, suggest that the Sony’s next
generation console (code name AP1 — or PlayStation3) will be based
on a 2GHz version of AMD’s Athlon processor, running on a specially
developed gamers version of Linux.”

“The open source community are hopping mad at Microsoft’s
attempt to muscle in on the games scene with the X-Box and have
vowed to stop them…”