OXM UK: "If that doesn't turn out to be the headline I most enjoyed writing this year, we'll be doing very well indeed."
You don't talk/write about it.
I am Jack's complete lack of surprise.
If I did have a tumor, I'd name it Marla.
looking at your agrees I'm delighted to know there are Fight Club fans on this site
I am going to follow you now! :D
So there's a dude with breasts developing for the 720?
Someone grab his legs! We have to cut that guys balls off ASAP! :P
His name is Robert Paulson.
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people who are expecting another $500-600 console are gonna be disappointed, at the most i see a $399-449 but if i am abetting man i think 2 SKU's $399 and $349 are very likely wii to wii-u was a big jump because going SD to HD makes a big difference, now with ps3 and xbox360 both are already in HD now we need next ones to have little better specs full 1080P locked 60 frames per second improve Ram to minimum 4GB and as much as 6 to 8GB 500GB Hard drive minimum a lot of cloud based services/ and day one digital for most of titles just have a above average launch lineup please, i don't want to buy another console only to get some games in first month than nothing good for a year like it was with ps3. both companies have had a lot of time to prepare for next gen so atleast 2 big exclusives at launch and 2 more within first 12 months
You dont know that the consoles will be less than $600.
"people who are expecting another $500-600 console are gonna be disappointed, at the most i see a $399-449 but if i am abetting man i think 2 SKU's $399 and $349 are very likely" Errrrrr... This doesn't disappoint me at all :)
A cheaper next-gen console that is a true jump in tech won't disappoint me at all.
"full 1080P locked 60 frames per second improve Ram to minimum 4GB and as much as 6 to 8GB " Going to cost AT LEAST $600 with specs like that, lol. $399 would get us a box that can do 30fps/1080p on some titles, the more demanding efforts would run 720p.
I think it's likely that the next gen consoles WILL be close to 500-600 dollars.
1080 on new game engines at 60 fps? I am little skeptical. $399-499 they will likely sell em in that range with a production cost of $525-650 Considering all the bells and whistles in patents and rumors. Kinect 2, Move 2, Projecter(lllumniroom), VR headsets/glasses, and many other little details. I say it could easily be first gen with two consoles at $600 dollars or more with production costs. Retail from $399-$599 at most.
You are not a beautiful or unique gamer!
His name is Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
The headline reminded me of that awful Fight Club game.
You don't talk about awful fight club game.
If all these rumours are true, the 360 and PS3 are NOT building powerhouse consoles. They will be quite powerful, but not as big a jump as some might have though. $350-$400 seems likely. I myself would prefer them to cost at least $500, so long as they were more 'future proof' in a sense. Should be interesting. I seriously can't wait to see how busy N4G and the internet will be come E3. Console reveals are like Christmas morning as a young child, except it only comes once everey 6 years or so.
I would rather pay $600-1000 for a machine that gets a jump on pc at least for a year. Or allow upgrades in which games r released at medium settings but u can invest in equipment that gives u high settings. If they are not as good as good pcs now, i will look to pc gaming and/or steambox for next gen. I used to have to have exclusives but there are so many damn good games and i wont be happy if i spend $400 and the pc version is the best version right outof the gate. Hell, i have missed out on a ton of good pc games because i dont have one. It will b hard to not buy what my friends do but maybe ill get a ps4 down the road to play with them if they go that route...and just switch to pc. I do understand that consoles can do more with less because of archtecture and the fact that their studios dictate game production so i will wait and see. I have heard that xbox may go with 6-8 cores leaving the future wide open. I just dont understand why they dont go the upgrade route. Its more money for them in the long run and if the specs are broad, they can expand the life cycle because tech today is moving exlonentially fast. How long can next gen consoles survive with static tech?
If you're willing to spend a grand on a machine that will never happen just get a PC. The reason why a console will always be behind is this: Say it's 2010 and you put 2012 tech in your new ps4/720 by the time that console comes out it would already be 2012 and by that time the PC community will be working on 2013 tech. The whole point of a console is accessibility if they add upgradable parts like GPUs and RAM it'll only confuse the consumers.
"gets a jump on pc" Yeah that's never gonna happen. Even on release day a brand new console has always been much weaker than a half decent gaming rig, not even thinking about a high end one.
Yeah, I know. But why cant u have upgrades like steambox. U have medium settings for all those that don't care and it will be quality. But, for a niche, u allow some upgrading to better the experience.
it would take a whole lot more then 1000 to get a jump on pc's
The N64 went the upgrade route when it released it's jump pack or "bulky pack" as it was refered to as in japan. It added more ram to the system and games optimized for it had better textures in it. Something like this would be a nice option to offer next gen for 720 & PS4.
yeah i could see Microsoft doing that. i could only imagine the Human Resources Department that is in change of taking care of this paper work for projects like this. haha it'd be a nightmare to hear "you got the job! now sign this 400 page NDA contract and other paperwork..." ugh the legal, boring, work paper work.
It better. sony is gonna bring it this time.
They brought it with the PS3 and have the best looking games on any console. Not sure what you mean by "this time" but I agree that they'll bring it again.
He might mean dominate, as they did with the PS2.
Well of course its going to be treated like a top gov secret!!! Its not like MS is going to go on NBC and say .."Hey here is our NEXT console and here is the hardware it runs on... For all you hackers out there as you can see its almost un exploitable... For now..." this article is dumb!
Don't worry sir, everything's been taken care of.
Apple operates in a very similar manner.
Well then they already broke the first rule.
"Microsoft sends out a list of stock answers that you're allowed to give if your manager asks you where all your time is going, and a phone number to call if they don't believe you. If they call that, they'll get confirmation you're working on a project, but absolutely nothing more." LOL...it's like working for the CIA, doing black ops.
Hah - that article was awesome. Thoroughly enjoyed it.
dumbest article ever...
so xbox 720 is the official name then
And your too ..... BLOND!
After the RROD fiasco, how can you not wait for this thing? I've pretty much already made up my mind that I'm getting one, but like any new device, the first shipments always have problems, even Apple. I'm really psyched to see what they come up with.
I just want both consoles to be able to produce this level of graphics "in game" I also don't wanna spend more than $60 for a game.
I am not surprised you want to save on games, the console you describe will probably set you back $25000
if they created that tech demo with current hardware then how is it gonna set me back so much?
Yeah, maybe we'll see that in 2 console generations. Maybe. Not this coming one, though.
@Hozi I apologize if I have misinterpreted what you said, but I understood 'in game' to mean that level of graphic fidelity within the gameplay as opposed to a pre-rendered cut-scene. The price I speculated is not based on any evidence, however that is because there are no games which can test what hardware is required to run such games. Do not get me wrong, I want consoles which can do that too but I anticipate it will be several generations before we see that.
I haven't been F***ed like this since grade school!
What makes me sad is that, if Sony and Microsoft released $700 game consoles, people would shit on their pants, dooming them to hell for making the consoles "ridiculously expensive", despite the fact that said consoles would last a good 5 or 6 years minimum... but then they go out and buy a $600 fucking TELEPHONE. EVERY. FUCKING. YEAR. Agh! D:
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