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Old 07-25-2006, 04:16 PM   #21
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Listen, There is so much money wrapped up in these systems, that even if one system has an AWSOME SPECtACULaR game, another system will just buy it for their system.

Remember GTA?

Now XBOX is releasing it the same time as playstation.
That's because Microsoft made a deal with Rockstar so the Xbox 360 can have Grand Theft Auto IV the day it releases, instead of having to wait a few months. They also made a deal with Rockstar so that they can get episodic content, meaning first-party mods or add-ons, or official enhancements etc.
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Old 07-25-2006, 04:19 PM   #22
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wii and xbox 360 vs ps2...lol I would get the box 360 only, i m wondering if you can use the controller on a computer, if you could, that would be so sick
The wired Xbox 360 works on the PC as well. Just plug it in to your PC's USB port, make sure your game supports gamepads, set it up, and viola!
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Old 07-25-2006, 05:08 PM   #23
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That's because Microsoft made a deal with Rockstar so the Xbox 360 can have Grand Theft Auto IV the day it releases, instead of having to wait a few months. They also made a deal with Rockstar so that they can get episodic content, meaning first-party mods or add-ons, or official enhancements etc.
I know all about that dude, thats why i said...

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Now XBOX is releasing it the same time as playstation.
You just elaborated.

Im excited about this though, i can't wait for the details, its gonna be insane, theyre gonna take everything that was missing from san andreas, and put it in four.
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Old 07-25-2006, 05:10 PM   #24
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yaaaaay, easy solution to half life
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I'm not so sure about the Wii, it doesn't seem like a big enough technical leap forward if you ask me - I think the motion-sensing controller will piss you off no end after a while, what if you're distracted, swing round suddenly, and watch 2 hours of Mario progress destroyed when he falls to his death purely by accident?

Yeah, I don't think that system works. It's nice to be able to move your controller with your body when you tense up etc., and if that affects the game then it sucks in my opinion. You'd have to stay in a certain position and don't make certain movements whilst playing, or you could die? What fun is that? Also, I don't think it's terribly futuristic - all Nintendo seem to be doing is pioneering new controller technology with the same old games aimed at kids - it doesn't embrace any new graphical technology, onboard CPU architectures, new physics chips etc. For it to be a true "Revolution", it needs to offer more than a weird-ass control system.

On a side-note, I think you'd look like a prick controlling movements on the screen by moving your body around. It's bound to look silly.


As for the PS3, it's got some bloody good games coming out for it, but most of them are multi-platform - you'll be able to get them on 360 and PC. I can't help but think this about Blu-Ray, though:

Remember BetaMax and MiniDisc? Both Sony technologies, which died a death because Sony wouldn't let anybody else have a slice of the pie. I hate to say it, but the same really could happen to Blu-Ray - I wouldn't rule it out.


As for me? I'm waiting until Q1 2007 for three reasons:

1) The PS3 will be out
2) The Wii will be out
3) MS plan a 360 CPU upgrade, making the thing cheaper, more efficient and run cooler. Also MS will have dropped the price by then anyway (they'd be stupid not to, TBH - it makes good business sense).


I'm almost definitely getting a next-gen console, simply because I'm bored of PC gaming (everything looks and feels the same these days) and the PS2 is just showing its age so much.
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Yeah, the xbox 360 is looking really good to me right now.

Does anyone have one? What do you think?

Also, is it true that xbox 360 is compatible with old xbox games and can even make them look better?
i have one and love it.

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they all look rad
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Some older games wont play on the 400 xbox 360, like san andreas, wont play, that made me mad, i bought it so i could wirelessly play.
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they all look rad
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I know all about that dude, thats why i said...



You just elaborated.

Im excited about this though, i can't wait for the details, its gonna be insane, theyre gonna take everything that was missing from san andreas, and put it in four.
No, what you said was broad, I added more detail to it.
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