Forbes is like a blog, user generated content so they sell ads, you do know that right? That's why the author is called a "Contributor" fancy name for blogger.
Any way, ps4 won because sony has been consistently willing to invest into developing games, new ips, not afraid to sign cheques to game development. This started mid-cycle for the ps3, this is why ps3 had such a diverse library of games. Gamers caught on and all adopted ps4s.