Official February 20, 2013 Playstation event

Discussion in 'Console Industry' started by wco81, Feb 20, 2013.

  1. jonabbey

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    Shuhei in the house!

    Edit: Ups, not on GAF. :grin:
     
  2. Proxy

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    Sony is out for blood.
     
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    Not sure how much will be there day one with online streaming. Sound like a lot of that stuff is long term goals.
     
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    True, but at least this time they aren't using and overly complicated system to develop, just a powerful one.
     
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    Thats not really my concern :) I just wanted to have at least 4 GDDR5 as a standard next-gen. I just hope that Durango wont limit multiplatform games too much in the future.
     
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    When your competitor makes more money a quarter then pretty much anyone else (let alone Sony) in the world, yet you go and put something like this in system its an achievement.
     
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    I would spend 599€ for such machine
     
  8. jonabbey

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    No mention at all of physical media yet. I'm starting to wonder if they decided to ditch Blu-Ray for the extra memory.
     
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    The largest part of the market does not care about the specs.
    Besides, Xbox360 looked considerably weaker than the PS3 at the start on paper. We all know how that turned out in practice.

    I expect that MS will have its share of social features on the Xbox too, and I still think the game streaming thing is far less about customer demand and far more about publisher control and financial benefits.

    So far I don't see anything mind blowing here. They need to show a game that stands out to make this memorable.
     
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    Sorry for the frank language but fucking thank god for competition. If it wasn't for Sony we'd be stuck with Nintendo and MS's half assed hardware efforts. Hopefully this pushes MS to beef up their system and if not then they can hang it up and this is coming from a huge MS fan.
     
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    Or they're just really, really desperate? :)
     
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    Kazunori loves PS4 :)
     
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    Now show us games!!!
     
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    I read somewhere that the japanese codename for PS4 was "Starsha" from the anime Space Battleship Yamato wich basically symbolizes PS4 as Sonys last chance, their hail mary pass

    Looks like it based on this announcement
     
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    Well one thing is certain, Sony has some guys whispering in their ear what is moving among their primary customers.. the kids.. Video of people playing, and spectating.. It's big that they can do that now, instantly, very huge. I would consider it a killer feature if the competition doesn't come up with something like it...

    And dedicated hardware to do it as well..

    Sony is on full steam ahead, or full retard, that is a lot to deliver :)
     
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    No, they are going hard. :smile:
     
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    That puts you in the low single digit percentages however, which does not a viable business strategy make.

    Can somebody explain to me why a console needs 8GB GDDR5? I'm completely clueless regarding the technological advantages behind it - at first I thought it would mean that the console would have far more "future proofing" then i realised that the rest of the hardware isn't going to change anyway.

    I don't get it. Simple answer appreciated.
     
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    Guerilla Games!!
     
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    Finally something interesting
     
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