A year ago, there was nothing but doom and gloom circulating throughout the Internet, and now...well, it's a very, VERY different story. This machine has pulled off one hell of a slick 180; just try the year-over-year comparison!
It funny, isn't it. One year ago, the media, and all those "gaming" website was saying that the ps3 should have never been release, and will be crush by the 360. And look now, all of them are sucking up to the PS3 now.
PS3 to the Audience: I´ll be back
SONY'S BACK ! and they took the time to do it right and provide gamers with a reliable console, free online, the games were slow to come at first and now the future looks bright. THANKS SONY!! hey can you smell that? its fear coming from MS and all the XBOTS.
"One year ago, the media, and all those "gaming" website was saying that the ps3 should have never been release" Not even remotely true. 99 percent of PS3 news last year was neutral to extremely positive. Sony started off 2007 absolutely blowing gamers and the gaming press away with their GDC Home and Little Big Planet unveiling. Sony then dropped the mother of all megatons with their Killzone 2 realtime gameplay demo with everyone but that joke Halo fanboy site EGM/1Up going absolutely insane with praise. Sony completely dominated the positive press with their increasingly wider domination of the HD movie format war. GDC, E3, and TGS were all complete press victories for Sony exclusive game showings in 2007. And as far as mainstream press for 2007, virtually every bit of news was simple and straightforward just the fact coverage. A lot of Wii sales stories relative to the PS3 of course. The fact that the usual small and most diehard Xbox fans spent 2007 submitting or writing 'PS3 is doomed!' stories or blogs or phoney vgchartz.com sales figures or inane Xbox fanboy site PS3 game 'reviews' and all commenting on them with a fanatical desperation is of little importance any more than it was back in the early days of the PS2 years ago.
Oh, how I wish that were true.
I would like to know where you were going for all of your news, because it was obviously a much brighter place for Sony than everywhere else.
This site ESPECIALLY had nothing but bad news for a long time after I bought my PS3 soon after launch. I was actually starting to question my purchase for a little while because there honestly was a couple of months where there were no new games to play.
Then, I got into the Warhawk beta, and I needed no more assurance. Everything since that beta has been a great increase in quality and the quantity of games that I play.
By the way, if anyone wants to get some online challenges in Burnout, feel free to add me, PSN-EZCheez. Xplosneer and I had some pretty good racing going on last night and it would be awesome if others from this site would join!
"Oh, how I wish that were true. " I've had a Google news aggregator for the PS3 and Wii setup since before the two consoles launched. It has been hilarious to watch PS3 fans let themselves fall for the 'nothing but bad PS3 news' meme. It's very similar to PS3 fans who have been suckered into the tired old 'hard teh program' BS. 99 percent of every news story last year about the PS3 was at worst neutral and usually somewhat positive to outright glowing. The stories are there for anyone who wants to see for themselves. The fact that a tiny number of hardcore console fans who sit all day long on sites like this one playing who can submit the most 'such and such console sucks' stories or blog posts has no relevance to 99 percent of the console buying public who gets their console information from the local news or the mainstream press.
If you take a look at some of news that was posted on this site before September(In August when I signed up there was alot of negative PS3 news) you'll see the news was hardly PS3 friendly. I think you described the 360 and not the PS3. That being said to those who actually weren't fooled by the media, the resurgence was inevitable. All those comparisons to the PS2 launch turned out to be true.
PS1 pulled 180, PS2 pulled 180, Ps3 pulled 180. Media ALWAYS underestimated PlayStation and they were wrong every single time
The PS1 and especially the PS2 never pulled a 180 they both dominated non-stop. The PS2 immediately crushed the Dreamcast and forced Sega out of business and the Cube and XBOX didn't get anywhere near the monsterous numbers the PS2 pulled. They were pretty much fighting for the meager scraps of consumers left in the PS2's wake of destruction. The PS1 might of faced some criticism since Sony was a newcomer in the market competing against the 2 industry giants at the time but they did beat the Saturn and the N64.
That's what happens with sensationalism. You'd think there should be some kind of apology to Sony or something. Especially "crazy ken". Every move he made has turned out to be the right one(except the price obviously).
Ken Kutaragi is brilliant mind. Sony should be ashamed that they removed him.
didn't Ken got promoted to a higher power?
edit: why would someone disagree with a question?
They have underestimated every console in the PerfectionStation brand and are ALWAYS proved wrong! It will happen again with the PS4, PS5, PS6...... But that's fine by King Kaz. It's always satisfying to prove these AMATEURISH BUMBLING SIMPLETONS wrong! MWAH-HA-HA-HA!!!
He's working as the chairman of Cellius with Namco.
In short he in not going to construct PS4. Thats bigger bummer for me
That he won't be involved in making the PS3?
Someone needs to send Ken some flowers with a card, along with a check with a bunch of zeroes.
more like a million dollar car, and a big fat check with 6+ zeros.
HA everyone that was anti ps3 should stay that way(1up,gamespot,kotaku, and many more)they should neva try to suck up to ps3 owners and Sony because they lost our respect last year, the only website that stayed even(well mostly) was IGN the rest can suck Dxxk for all i care.
The biggest risk was obviously Blu ray. And even I thought it was a bad idea. Still kinda do.
But if PS3 sales continue to increase because of the rising demand of Blu ray players.
Then, it was worth it.
So buying into a new format with my PS3 didn't seem like a big deal at all.
While the price was the biggest negative (and only negative in my opinion) because of having a blu-ray drive, it's really working out now in the long run. Sony has essentially "won" a war with the PS3, and it wasn't even the console war. How crazy is that?
Somebody deserves a big bonus this year for some great forward thinking, and i'm betting his initials are K.K.
Not even just the gaming media seemed to want the PS3 to fail at the start. It was like some kind of wierd anti Sonyism, had people already forgotten the greatness that was the PS1 and PS2, how could they! Sony has pretty much single handedly kept gaming alive for the past decade, and now it's gonna keep it alive for another. Long live the Playstation.
Dark Sniper believes SONY will pull off another amazing victory for the third time in a row,hate all you want but time will tell
Dark Sniper finds it funny that the thing that was holding PLAYSTATION®3 back is now helping PLAYSTATION®3 sell and achieve much much more,that things is the almighty HD format known as Blu-Ray,all hail SONY and Blu-Ray!!!
b b but the attach rates!
Game set match...
Was mainly just fanboy BS buffered by MS driven viral campaigning. Losers like power of green, mart etc since day one have just been spouting lies, and citing dubious sources such as BLOGS (hahaha) as facts of the so called PS3 gloom. I have said it many times before and I will say it again. The Ps3 will be fine, and the 360 weirdo's knows this. They just can't swallow it. Take for example the death of HD DVD. Now you see on this site horsesh1t stories like.."Is the death of HD DVD a victory for MS?" ......Hilarious. PURE BULLSH!T. Keep it coming 360 losers.
Look out wii here comes the ps3 Bought mine a year after launch the original 60/g right after the price drop. Its already paid itself over 10 times. 400/h in Warhawk alone (ya fear me noobs j/k anyone here who wants WH tips pm me)
did a 360, back to where it started: the xbox. tehehehe
haha, sad but true
lamback: "Ken Kutaragi is brilliant mind. Sony should be ashamed that they removed him."
Ken retired, and had been planning retirement for a while.
lol @ xbox doing a 360 and its back were it started ....
it was very loud when it farted
while the playstation passed some silent gas
and still blowing away the charts in big part due to bluray
now the 08 line up got you xbotz in line tryin to sign up
oh yes its a new day
haters cant win so they switching sides
microsoft on that thin line
the top dawgs in office knew the best time to resign
and the followers arent doing nothing but crying
the ps3's time has come for it to shine and with its opponents RROD
im sure that hefty user base is having a hard time but nonetheless they seem to be stuck in denial praying for a comeback
u better off walkin in a room barefeet
with the floor covered in thumb tacs
cuz with these deadly blows delivered by your foes im talkin bout sony
theres no need to say you knew it all along and that u wanna be friends cuz we already know that you phony...
xbox 360 more like xbox 1.1 had its day in the sun
but thats just cuz it was the first in the race and went alone on its run but the fun is gone may you Rest In Piece
slammed to the ground on its chin by a new Beast
crippled from the start with its last gen power
mass manufactured bricks after playing for bout a hour
and the sad part for the xbots is that they paid for what they cant eat. money down the drain and you cant play your gaaaames DAMN IT
go burn em in a furnace for heat cuz its a cold planet
ok my ryhmes suck but it sure was fun typin as fast as i could with my fanboyism
that reminds me why would M4 name their system the 360 wou'dn't that infer that they started from the same spot?(insert jason kid joke)
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