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  • MrTomFTW Moderator 21 Jan 2013 22:39:00 41,487 posts
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    the_dudefather wrote:
    Can't wait for 'we made this game primarily for 360, but for an extra tenner you can get slightly shinier textures on next gen'
    Remember Gun from the beginning of this gen? Ouch.

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  • oceanmotion 21 Jan 2013 22:53:25 16,327 posts
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    As prices settled compared to PS2/XBOX era they are about a fiver more for the current gen after the initial rip off if you bought online I would say.

    So upcoming gen will settle at 40 after trying 45-50 at the start.

    Edited by oceanmotion at 22:54:12 21-01-2013
  • graysonavich 21 Jan 2013 22:55:46 7,509 posts
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    Lol "gens"

    Would gaming even notice if neither mass market media boxes made it off the production line?
  • Dirtbox 21 Jan 2013 23:40:23 80,730 posts
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    No, but I'd miss the noise surrounding it.

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  • Dirtbox 21 Jan 2013 23:45:40 80,730 posts
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    Yeah, because all console tech flows from the PC and they'd have nothing to strive for or look shit against.

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  • superdelphinus 22 Jan 2013 00:08:49 8,199 posts
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    Dirtbox wrote:
    or look shit against.
    Ha ha
  • spindizzy 22 Jan 2013 06:13:43 6,779 posts
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    Dirtbox wrote:
    Yeah, because all console tech flows from the PC and they'd have nothing to strive for or look shit against.
    Er. Cell? Wiimote? Kinect? N64 cartridges?

    I know what you mean and it's mostly true, just with an extra sprinkling of db
    vim and unnecessary aggression. ;-)
  • DodgyPast 22 Jan 2013 07:13:05 8,800 posts
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    Quite happy that they're aping the PC so much, though with the resolution for this gen topping out at 1080P it'll be interesting what the PC versions of multi platform titles will add.

    One area I do think non PS3 owners miss is the success of PS+ not just as a way of renting access to games but the way some publishers have figured out that they can sell some extra DLC. It has made the PS3 a lot more valuable for me, especially given my hatred of pissing about with discs.

    Reality is that PS4 games will probably look a little shinier... But there'll probably be the odd MS exclusive that benefits from the extra RAM... Other than that it'll be the general ecosystem that encourages people to buy one console over the other.

    Edited by DodgyPast at 07:13:30 22-01-2013
  • pinebear 22 Jan 2013 07:23:37 8,564 posts
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    MrTomFTW wrote:
    the_dudefather wrote:
    Can't wait for 'we made this game primarily for 360, but for an extra tenner you can get slightly shinier textures on next gen'
    Remember Gun from the beginning of this gen? Ouch.
    Gun? Pretty sweet on PS2 la.

  • Deleted user 22 January 2013 08:29:20
    I got a 360 near launch and loved it however with each passing year Microsoft turn it more into a massive market media device. The ps3 on the other hand (bought 2011) has all the same features but is a more a game machine.

    Due to the Microsoft direction, I will not be buying the next xbox, I have a PC for that. I might consider the ps4 if it has interesting games and features as I want consoles for the games not the media fluff.
  • Ultrasoundwave 22 Jan 2013 08:35:16 3,621 posts
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    MrTomFTW wrote:
    the_dudefather wrote:
    Can't wait for 'we made this game primarily for 360, but for an extra tenner you can get slightly shinier textures on next gen'
    Remember Gun from the beginning of this gen? Ouch.
    Gun, Burnout, King Kong, etc.

    There are a couple of 360 games i wouldnt mind playing on a more powerful console though : Far Cry 3 being the best example, due to the fact that i can sometimes hear the 360 squealing in pain trying to run it.

    I just hope that there arent any FIFA : Road to the World Cup type games - basically a "this is a very short-sighted look at what games could be like this gen" release. Dont need that.

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  • Blerk Moderator 22 Jan 2013 08:35:45 48,224 posts
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    I always view the whole "man, they added TOO MANY THINGS" argument with some bemusement.

    Why is it 'bad' that Microsoft added a bunch of media features to the 360? You don't have to use them. It still plays games, just like it always did. The PS3's better because it does fewer things? Really? Besides which... doesn't the PS3 do all those things too?
  • Ziz0u 22 Jan 2013 08:41:05 8,757 posts
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    Blerk wrote:
    I always view the whole "man, they added TOO MANY THINGS" argument with some bemusement.

    Why is it 'bad' that Microsoft added a bunch of media features to the 360? You don't have to use them. It still plays games, just like it always did. The PS3's better because it does fewer things? Really? Besides which... doesn't the PS3 do all those things too?
    I agree 100%. I doubt any of these things they're adding will mean less games.
  • Blerk Moderator 22 Jan 2013 09:02:43 48,224 posts
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    Sony already made a console that nobody could afford once, they're not likely to do it again.

    Hang on, no wait. It's Sony!
  • Armoured_Bear 22 Jan 2013 09:05:58 13,649 posts
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    I'll buy a 720 if it has games that I want and are not available on PC, simple as that.

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  • MrTomFTW Moderator 22 Jan 2013 09:12:09 41,487 posts
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    pinebear wrote:
    MrTomFTW wrote:
    the_dudefather wrote:
    Can't wait for 'we made this game primarily for 360, but for an extra tenner you can get slightly shinier textures on next gen'
    Remember Gun from the beginning of this gen? Ouch.
    Gun? Pretty sweet on PS2 la.
    Yeah but on 360 all they did was up the resolution, they left the textures as they were so they look pyar manky.

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  • kickerconspiracy 22 Jan 2013 09:16:33 494 posts
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    MrTomFTW wrote:
    pinebear wrote:
    MrTomFTW wrote:
    the_dudefather wrote:
    Can't wait for 'we made this game primarily for 360, but for an extra tenner you can get slightly shinier textures on next gen'
    Remember Gun from the beginning of this gen? Ouch.
    Gun? Pretty sweet on PS2 la.
    Yeah but on 360 all they did was up the resolution, they left the textures as they were so they look pyar manky.
    Glol. Pyar manky. I haven't heard that since school in the 90s.
  • gelf 22 Jan 2013 09:44:02 188 posts
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    I suspect I'll wait a couple of years and stick with the PC until then. By then I'll have a good idea what has the best exclusives and if theres not much in it then I'll get whoever offers the best value service. Unless things change that would likely be PS4 as PS+ offers me more then Live.
  • Deleted user 22 January 2013 09:51:47
    I have to say that as an Xbox owner I see the PS+ service with jealous eyes.

    I'll be looking at the PS4 very closely this time round. I hope they finally change the friggin' pad though, that's always been the sticking point for me.

    To be honest though, unless 343 fuck up Halo next gen I'll probably be getting an Xbox.

    /fanboy

    Edited by AdamAsunder at 09:53:48 22-01-2013
  • graysonavich 22 Jan 2013 09:58:00 7,509 posts
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    More like Xbox 480 amirite
  • Psychotext 22 Jan 2013 10:03:02 56,806 posts
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    What do you think HDMI in is for LB?

    Because they'll be using it for connecting to cable TV receivers and the like.
  • ResidentKnievel 22 Jan 2013 10:04:27 6,345 posts
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    It all comes down to who has the best use of their waggle controller at launch

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  • ResidentKnievel 22 Jan 2013 10:08:25 6,345 posts
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    The PS3 Boomerang controller looked comfy

    When you have listened to for the first time Stefansen Theory, you had something new in your hands. Something revolutionary in the world of music. A guy who know anything about music, experiencing new genres in his own way.

  • andijames 22 Jan 2013 10:08:50 2,847 posts
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    Am i the only one who actually prefers the DS3 to the xbox pad? I agree it could do with a refresh after nigh on 3 generations but i still find it comfortable.

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