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  • Dizzy 8 Sep 2013 22:30:34 2,443 posts
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    King_Edward wrote:
    PS3 games do that now.
    On what planet?
  • King_Edward 8 Sep 2013 22:34:10 11,454 posts
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    This one.
  • nickthegun 8 Sep 2013 22:34:24 55,912 posts
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    Earth, thankfully.

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  • Psychotext 8 Sep 2013 22:38:54 52,802 posts
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    That's just the mini guide isn't it? Loads you can't do there.

    Or have they changed that in a recent firmware? (Haven't played any consoles for about a year)
  • King_Edward 8 Sep 2013 22:45:15 11,454 posts
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    It's an opaque full XMB, and you can do practically nothing with it. If you try and use any apps it has to close the game, the app then takes twice as long to load as usual, or it just crashes altogether. It's enough to piss Dizzy off though.

    Edited by King_Edward at 22:45:41 08-09-2013
  • Vice.Destroyer 9 Sep 2013 13:31:24 5,791 posts
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    I see we are talking about this video. Just in case someone has not seen it yet, witness how you can kill off your parent's career in less than 3 minutes.

  • Widge Moderator 9 Sep 2013 13:35:28 12,605 posts
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    Leak. That'll be viral marketing. People are more likely to share and care about something if they think it hasn't come from some dripfeed marketing campaign.

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  • MrTomFTW Moderator 9 Sep 2013 19:29:25 36,297 posts
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    I totally called it.
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  • graysonavich 9 Sep 2013 19:47:48 6,806 posts
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    I'M SO FUCKING HYPED I CAN'T WAIT GTAIV5 WILL BE AMAZING OMG PREORDERS
  • morriss 9 Sep 2013 20:17:09 70,753 posts
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    HAS URS BIN SENT YET?!?!?
  • cheeky_prawnking 9 Sep 2013 20:35:18 3,803 posts
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    When is it out? So I can continue not giving a shit.
  • riz23 9 Sep 2013 20:41:46 1,056 posts
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    Major Boner.

    That's good that is.

    /Snigger

    EDIT: except I'm in the wrong thread

    Edited by riz23 at 20:42:53 09-09-2013
  • Latin 9 Sep 2013 20:43:05 3,378 posts
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    Widge wrote:
    Leak. That'll be viral marketing. People are more likely to share and care about something if they think it hasn't come from some dripfeed marketing campaign.
    He calls Bing garbage at one point... Not sure that Microsoft would want that in the video, however "viral" it's supposed to be!
  • King_Edward 9 Sep 2013 22:03:26 11,454 posts
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    riz23 wrote:
    Major Boner.

    That's good that is.

    /Snigger

    EDIT: except I'm in the wrong thread
    Good. It's spreading. :)
  • spindizzy 10 Sep 2013 05:47:55 6,400 posts
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    Latin wrote:
    Widge wrote:
    Leak. That'll be viral marketing. People are more likely to share and care about something if they think it hasn't come from some dripfeed marketing campaign.
    He calls Bing garbage at one point... Not sure that Microsoft would want that in the video, however "viral" it's supposed to be!
    Yeah. But if it's not viral just how STUPID is he?!
  • spindizzy 10 Sep 2013 05:47:56 6,400 posts
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    Latin wrote:
    Widge wrote:
    Leak. That'll be viral marketing. People are more likely to share and care about something if they think it hasn't come from some dripfeed marketing campaign.
    He calls Bing garbage at one point... Not sure that Microsoft would want that in the video, however "viral" it's supposed to be!
    Yeah. But if it's not viral just how STUPID is he?!
  • sanctusmortis 11 Sep 2013 18:38:23 9,590 posts
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    Stupid enough to show his face and put it on his personal YT account, it seems.
  • beastmaster 12 Sep 2013 12:11:51 10,184 posts
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    XBone is a reality!

    http://uk.ign.com/articles/2013/09/12/microsoft-has-bought-xbonecom

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  • MrTomFTW Moderator 12 Sep 2013 12:52:06 36,297 posts
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    Maybe they're going to own it, use it and therefore make it uncool so the kids stop calling it that.

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  • MrTomFTW Moderator 13 Sep 2013 11:42:29 36,297 posts
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    Microsoft emerges as a CPU force with Xbox One and Kinect

    Microsoft is not the first name that comes to mind when you think of revolutionary chip design, but that perception is likely to change once the Xbox One and Kinect hit the market. The chip design in the game console and motion detection sensor are unlike anything on the market, at least at that price point...
    edit: It's weird seeing an article praising the Xbox One hardware, especially since the message in the media/on message boards seems to be how much more powerful the PS4 is. Check this paragraph out (emphasis mine)

    Among the 50 MCUs are 15 special processors that can handle things like graphics and physics processing. The result is a chip and system that are freakishly powerful and would make any PC gamer drool. The DRAM can access the CPU cache at a rate of 30GB/sec. and non-CPU cache at 68GB/sec. The embedded RAM can transfer data at a rate of 204GBs/sec to different parts of the chip.
    Right, who's going to be first to pooh-pooh this article?

    Edited by MrTomFTW at 11:45:20 13-09-2013

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  • nickthegun 13 Sep 2013 11:49:28 55,912 posts
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    Me: Who gives a fuck?

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  • stephenb 13 Sep 2013 11:51:39 2,677 posts
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    God I wonder if Vizzini is out of his padded bedroom today?

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  • Ultrasoundwave 13 Sep 2013 11:52:21 3,098 posts
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    Switched my standard Day One edition on Shopto for a Day One edition that comes with Battlefield 4 and 1-year XBL sub for £489.

    Quite happy with that - also chuffed that, thanks to Shopto's new 'Swap' system, i havent lost my order date.

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  • Widge Moderator 13 Sep 2013 12:27:44 12,605 posts
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    MrTomFTW wrote:
    Microsoft emerges as a CPU force with Xbox One and Kinect

    Microsoft is not the first name that comes to mind when you think of revolutionary chip design, but that perception is likely to change once the Xbox One and Kinect hit the market. The chip design in the game console and motion detection sensor are unlike anything on the market, at least at that price point...
    edit: It's weird seeing an article praising the Xbox One hardware, especially since the message in the media/on message boards seems to be how much more powerful the PS4 is. Check this paragraph out (emphasis mine)

    Among the 50 MCUs are 15 special processors that can handle things like graphics and physics processing. The result is a chip and system that are freakishly powerful and would make any PC gamer drool. The DRAM can access the CPU cache at a rate of 30GB/sec. and non-CPU cache at 68GB/sec. The embedded RAM can transfer data at a rate of 204GBs/sec to different parts of the chip.
    Right, who's going to be first to pooh-pooh this article?
    Gaming forum Next Gen post goes some way to this, comments from developers rather than from Microsoft:

    http://www.edge-online.com/news/power-struggle-the-real-differences-between-ps4-and-xbox-one-performance/

    Plus you have DF's comments that the eDRAM is incredibly fast, but also incredibly small... the graphics intensive tasks it is pitched at dealing with have no chance of fitting into that space.

    Also amazing CPU performance. This is all familiar territory. Fantastic CPU on paper, quirky architecture that devs have to work around to get the best out of. It is the new Cell.

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  • MrTomFTW Moderator 13 Sep 2013 13:09:38 36,297 posts
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    Xbox One does, however, boast superior performance to PS4 in other ways. “Let’s say you are using procedural generation or raytracing via parametric surfaces – that is, using a lot of memory writes and not much texturing or ALU – Xbox One will be likely be faster,” said one developer.
    So Xbox One will turn out to be vizzini's console of choice this generation then? :D

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  • Bremenacht 13 Sep 2013 13:18:08 15,772 posts
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    MrTomFTW wrote:
    Xbox One does, however, boast superior performance to PS4 in other ways. “Let’s say you are using procedural generation or raytracing via parametric surfaces – that is, using a lot of memory writes and not much texturing or ALU – Xbox One will be likely be faster,” said one developer.
    So Xbox One will turn out to be vizzini's console of choice this generation then? :D
    Widge wrote:
    It is the new Cell.
    Just you wait. Just you bloody wait. If there's any justice in this world, you'll both get the full vizzini teardown later. Numbers. Large numbers. Acronyms. The works.

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  • DUFFMAN5 13 Sep 2013 13:20:43 13,819 posts
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    Chaps are anyone online still doing guarantee day 1 delivery?

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  • Vortex808 13 Sep 2013 13:32:40 6,570 posts
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    @DUFFMAN5

    I think last week Shopto still were, but may not now.
  • killersrquiet 13 Sep 2013 13:34:08 1,388 posts
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    Argos had a few left for guaranteed launch day. Last o checked anyway (2 days ago)
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 13 Sep 2013 13:34:25 36,297 posts
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    Bremenacht wrote:
    MrTomFTW wrote:
    Xbox One does, however, boast superior performance to PS4 in other ways. “Let’s say you are using procedural generation or raytracing via parametric surfaces – that is, using a lot of memory writes and not much texturing or ALU – Xbox One will be likely be faster,” said one developer.
    So Xbox One will turn out to be vizzini's console of choice this generation then? :D
    Widge wrote:
    It is the new Cell.
    Just you wait. Just you bloody wait. If there's any justice in this world, you'll both get the full vizzini teardown later. Numbers. Large numbers. Acronyms. The works.
    He's reading this news right now. Look:

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