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Forum: Console Forum 22-Aug-2014, 16:15
Replies: 3,215
Views: 168,007
Posted By Dave Baumann
Supposedly games are going to in the $15-$40...

Supposedly games are going to in the $15-$40 range (http://www.forbes.com/sites/ccuster/2014/08/03/what-microsoft-has-done-right-and-wrong-in-china-with-xbox-one/) rather than the traditional prices...
Forum: Console Forum 22-Aug-2014, 07:38
Replies: 5,319
Views: 304,700
Posted By Dave Baumann
Yeah, OK. You're looking at a basic service...

Yeah, OK.

You're looking at a basic service and comparing it against a pastime / hobby activity. The difference with an entertainment activity to a basic service is there is no value to the...
Forum: Console Forum 22-Aug-2014, 03:08
Replies: 3,215
Views: 168,007
Posted By Dave Baumann
There is likely an element of "Snowden effect"...

There is likely an element of "Snowden effect" for recent polls like these.
Forum: Console Forum 22-Aug-2014, 02:36
Replies: 3,215
Views: 168,007
Posted By Dave Baumann
I have some appreciation for the size of the...

I have some appreciation for the size of the gaming market in China by virtue of my day job and I can say that India doesn't factor in terms of size relative to the potential of China. There's sheer...
Forum: Console Forum 22-Aug-2014, 01:40
Replies: 3,215
Views: 168,007
Posted By Dave Baumann
The gaming market in China is frankly massive....

The gaming market in China is frankly massive. What is a complete unknown is how they will respond to a much more closed platform with significant DRM restrictions.
Forum: Console Forum 21-Aug-2014, 20:54
Replies: 5,319
Views: 304,700
Posted By Dave Baumann
MrFox, I think that's where the benefits of the...

MrFox, I think that's where the benefits of the platform holders "stores" come in - they are and will be there to offer the wide breadth of choice.

I think the concern over the pubs doing their...
Forum: Console Forum 21-Aug-2014, 19:42
Replies: 5,319
Views: 304,700
Posted By Dave Baumann
So, less choice is better for the consumer. ...

So, less choice is better for the consumer.

Huh.
Forum: Console Technology 21-Aug-2014, 06:41
Replies: 8,039
Views: 1,344,510
Posted By Dave Baumann
Global Illumination via Forward+ has already been...

Global Illumination via Forward+ has already been implemented in-game in Dirt Showdown, and is available in a couple of subsequent Codemasters titles that use the same, or subsequent, version of the...
Forum: Console Games 20-Aug-2014, 19:52
Replies: 347
Views: 25,886
Posted By Dave Baumann
Priceless... worthless... two sides of the same...

Priceless... worthless... two sides of the same coin (or note).
Forum: Console Technology 20-Aug-2014, 16:44
Replies: 8,039
Views: 1,344,510
Posted By Dave Baumann
I made a similar point before...

I made a similar point before (http://forum.beyond3d.com/showpost.php?p=1833737&postcount=7705), specific to Forward+; in general most optimizations will be beneficial to both platforms, but probably...
Forum: Console Technology 20-Aug-2014, 15:19
Replies: 8,039
Views: 1,344,510
Posted By Dave Baumann
http://www.dualshockers.com/2014/08/15/forza-horiz...

http://www.dualshockers.com/2014/08/15/forza-horizon-2s-forward-plus-rendering-tech-lets-it-display-thousand-of-dynamic-lights-and-more/

Seems that Forward+ is starting to be implemented in next...
Forum: Console Forum 19-Aug-2014, 19:46
Replies: 453
Views: 7,155
Posted By Dave Baumann
Ironically this is where the original XBOX DRM...

Ironically this is where the original XBOX DRM scheme would assist - the publishers could have forced that to licenced per activation.
Forum: Console Forum 19-Aug-2014, 19:12
Replies: 453
Views: 7,155
Posted By Dave Baumann
This is why hardware sales at a profit are not...

This is why hardware sales at a profit are not the most critical factor and why you hear the platform holders looking at (and touting) software attach rates, this is all the matters to them.
Forum: Console Forum 19-Aug-2014, 17:36
Replies: 453
Views: 7,155
Posted By Dave Baumann
Unless you believe Spencer is lying or wrong,...

Unless you believe Spencer is lying or wrong, that's the clear inference the interview gives.
Forum: Console Forum 19-Aug-2014, 17:04
Replies: 453
Views: 7,155
Posted By Dave Baumann
Its possible that the contract could contain...

Its possible that the contract could contain pretty much anything (legal); its possible that contract states payments to SE will be in the form of goats.

What is unlikely is that the contract does...
Forum: Console Forum 19-Aug-2014, 16:24
Replies: 453
Views: 7,155
Posted By Dave Baumann
Nothing is an absolute, even with announced...

Nothing is an absolute, even with announced titles. How many titles did Crytek just jettison? This industry is in constant churn.
Forum: Console Forum 19-Aug-2014, 14:55
Replies: 10,200
Views: 1,070,615
Posted By Dave Baumann
And here are the images of the achievements for...

And here are the images of the achievements for the app:

https://imgur.com/a/7hAjW
Forum: Console Forum 19-Aug-2014, 13:19
Replies: 453
Views: 7,155
Posted By Dave Baumann
They got funding, from a partner, which was MS in...

They got funding, from a partner, which was MS in this case. Frankly this is the only thing that makes sense from CD/SE's point of view.
Forum: Console Forum 19-Aug-2014, 02:36
Replies: 242
Views: 8,161
Posted By Dave Baumann
I don't think we can question whether home can...

I don't think we can question whether home can accommodate home exercises as the proliferation of trainer DVDs clearly indicates that it was a lucrative market. XF just capitalizes on that same...
Forum: 3D Hardware, Software & Output Devices 19-Aug-2014, 01:40
Replies: 55
Views: 3,784
Posted By Dave Baumann
As reported, workstation ISVs are already looking...

As reported, workstation ISVs are already looking at Mantle, so clearly there is interest in the FirePro space from the software side.
Forum: Console Forum 18-Aug-2014, 23:30
Replies: 5,319
Views: 304,700
Posted By Dave Baumann
Yes, developers are. ...

Yes, developers are.

http://www.totalxbox.com/80362/division-developer-touts-total-relationship-with-xbox-one-and-microsoft/



Please read what's being discussed.
Forum: Console Forum 18-Aug-2014, 21:36
Replies: 453
Views: 7,155
Posted By Dave Baumann
I don't think it is curious at all. From a...

I don't think it is curious at all. From a historical perspective, others have already pointed out that the franchise hasn't been blind to before. However, we've been speculating about whether the...
Forum: Console Forum 18-Aug-2014, 21:00
Replies: 453
Views: 7,155
Posted By Dave Baumann
Been watching Guardians? :P

Been watching Guardians? :P
Forum: Console Forum 18-Aug-2014, 20:28
Replies: 242
Views: 8,161
Posted By Dave Baumann
TR posts to the TR thread and thread re-opened......

TR posts to the TR thread and thread re-opened... for the time being...
Forum: Console Forum 18-Aug-2014, 20:27
Replies: 453
Views: 7,155
Posted By Dave Baumann
Re-opened thread in light of new interview and...

Re-opened thread in light of new interview and moved posts from "What should MS do next" thread. Will close again if discussion goes downhill.
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