Did I mention Xbox? If Sony did a poor job selling the specs, it's not his job to devote himself to change that narrative. It's not his job to sell the system by telling everyone how great it is, and throwing in how some devs think it's better than the XSX. That is the literal definition of shilling. As an independent journo who values a reputation of fair reporting, this was a balls up. He gave every Xbox fanboys the ammunition they needed to promote how he is a shill in their eyes. I would gather from his reaction that that's not how he wants to be perceived.