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Submitted by Starbucks_Fan 671d ago | opinion piece

6 Reasons Why you Shouldn't Buy A PS4

Sony just announced the Playstation 4! Here's why you probably shouldn't buy it. (PS4)

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KingKelloggTheWH  +   671d ago | Well said
Not a single good reason :\

Also you can play the ps4 offline.
Starbucks_Fan  +   671d ago
I'm surprised for the serious responses! This is a humor website.
blackbeld  +   670d ago
@above

Theres no humour in this trolling.
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Zuperman  +   670d ago
LOL Funny read, I was like -_- are you serious at first? than I noticed the article was made for a good laugh. Nothing serious peeps
morganfell  +   670d ago
funnyordie is a site that, like 1up, should indeed die. Just die already.

Like 1up they do not want anyone to decide for themselves. They do not act as a conduit between developer and gamer in the manner sites and mags did a decade ago. No, instead we have some self appointed pompous jerk telling us what we should do, what you should think, and what we should or should not buy. No thanks pinheads I can decide for myself. I am tired of it and these sites need to go. They have no place in gaming.

These clowns should be especially afraid of the PS4 where gamers can rapidly sample and decide for themselves as to buy or not buy a title. At that time everyone else will realize what some of us already know - sites like funnyordie are the trash of the internet and are a disservice to gamers and their hobby.Good riddance.
Hydrolex  +   670d ago
Why do stupid articles like this get approved ???

GODDAMNN !! I wish there were mods for these type of news

these reasons reasons articles ARE NOT NEWSS !

N4G, NEWS 4 GAMERS
TheGamerDood  +   670d ago
@Hydrolex

because it makes certain people without a next-gen console feel better about themselves. lol
darkpower  +   670d ago
You guys DO realize that Funny or Die is a comedy website, right? They do things for the sake of getting some laughs. Nothing more (and they do a pretty damn good job of it). It's not to be taken seriously, yet somehow it is, anyway. They're parodying the people who are posting the baseless FUD articles to begin with.

Perhaps it's because the people who are acting like they don't know what comedy is on here are just trolling because they know that it's getting the reactions from others that're commenting. Simply because there can't be THIS many people who don't get it.

Morganfell's ridiculous comment, whose comment is clearly meant to be from someone who actually took this thing that seriously, is a clear example of what happens when you have no one in the PS fanbase who's never allowed to have a sense of humor.

I'm a PS fan, and I get tired of the constant FUD, too. But I got this joke, and I know of this website, and immediately knew what they were doing, and found it rather funny.

Seriously, guys, we can't be THAT blind to not understand this kind of stuff. It's a funny parody from a comedy site. Either people on here are trolling hard or they can't get their heads around that. God help us all if it's the latter.
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knowyourstuff  +   670d ago
You can tell the idiots on N4G are overly defensive nerds with no sense of humour, who couldn't recognize satire if it bit them in the ass.

This is a satirical website with reasons that were so completely nonsense you should've gotten that they weren't serious. Like not getting PS4 because the inevitable PS5 will make it look ancient. I mean c'mon people, take off your fanboy hats for once in your life.

The "news" on N4g is 99% trolling and rumours anyway, with little to no facts backing up anything. There's no editor or fact checker, so don't sit there in your high chair with your head up your ass thinking that N4G has some sort of credibility and should be taken seriously as a hard news website.
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Gamer1982  +   670d ago
This article is exactly what people needed as it takes a shot at the xbox and wiiu fanboy sites who come up with articles like this and actually try and be serious.
RumbleFish  +   670d ago
The amount of agrees with the first post demonstrates the average IQ on this website...
Kevin ButIer  +   670d ago
Anti-Social Gaming LOL... if people start using streaming functionality as chat roullete... we are doomed :( LOL
Steelz4ever  +   670d ago
If you feed a Troll...they will come back!
Tr10wn  +   670d ago
God you guys are stupid, how can you even call this an article hahaha, its Funny or Die you never heard of it? id you like it tell them is funny if not send it to die, i my self didnt find it funny except the PS5 part lol

@Gamer1982 wow your IQ must be like 10....

Reading all the other comment makes me wonder, WTF i'm doing in this site, you guys can't even tell the difference about an article or humor, taking this serious like if it was posted by a Nintendo/MS fanboy LOL you guys are a bunch of morons really, this "ARTICLE" show the level of IQ of the people on this site.....
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MrAnderson  +   670d ago
Humour would imply something is funny.
FamilyGuy  +   670d ago
I thought it was pretty funny. The first two reasons were similar to something a troll would say but after that it was more obvious that they were being funny, even if you weren't familiar with this site and its satirical nature.
WarThunder  +   671d ago
Troll article...
Qrphe  +   671d ago
This isn't even trolling, it's more like shitposting.
MikeMyers  +   671d ago
This article is obviously tongue and cheek. Mentioning that the PS5 will come out as one reason is clear of that.
princejb134  +   671d ago
i wonder what crack this writer is on cause i want some
Aceman18  +   671d ago
wow this type of article didnt take long haha. can someone list the reasons i dont want to give the site a hit.
007Bond  +   670d ago
NO BACKWARDS COMPATIBILITY
ATi_Elite  +   670d ago
wow what a stupid list!

expensive and early problem are something to think about but it's Sony, they make quality stuff!

There will be NO PS5!
Pl4sm4  +   670d ago
Looks at source name .... yeah im not even gonna click that
bigfish  +   670d ago
lol,, i bet you did though,, and read the whole article ,, no offence
wastedcells  +   670d ago
There is only one reason not to buy a ps4..... Your not interested in playing games. Otherwise you would be a douce bag not to buy one. I have a wiiU already collecting dust and with destiny coming on ps4 with exclusive content I'm not buying another Xbox just for halo. Article was funny tho.
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Bathyj  +   670d ago
yeah ok i get it, its supposed to be a joke. but jokes are supposed to be funny
nerdkiller  +   670d ago
you dont deserve that many bubbles
Relientk77  +   671d ago
Reason #5, they REALLY need to bring Vectorman back, that series was amazing on the Genesis
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secretcode  +   670d ago
Dammit... I remember the attempt they shown to bring it back in the PS2 era. You have no idea how disappointed I was when it got cancelled.
StrongMan  +   671d ago
LOL, the fear is strong with this one.
Bumpmapping  +   671d ago
Its a joke article lmao PS5 that had me laughing.
StrongMan  +   671d ago
Oh, I didn't want to give the site hits.
MasterCornholio  +   671d ago
Joke article.

Example

"Sony rolled out a great lineup of new games for the PS4, but one title was conspicuously absent: Vectorman. For those who don’t know, Vectorman was one of the greatest titles ever released on the Sega Genesis. You play new games, but worship the old. One is silver and the other is gold. What do we have to do to get a new Vectorman? Sign a White House petition? Make a Kickstarter? Riot in the streets? The studio that created Vectorman no longer exists, but there was almost a reboot of the series for PS2 according to a Wikipedia article I read way too often. So it’s possible! Possible to waste your life reading shit that doesn’t matter. "
HyperBear  +   671d ago
LOL: "Possible to waste your life reading shit that doesn’t matter."

I did like his reasoning for #6: PlayStation 5
"I heard from a guy with a cousin who used to work at EB Games that the Playstation 9 will be a spaceship. The future is nuts!"
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HappyGaming  +   670d ago
No its nano bots Sony already said so... http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Number-Nine  +   671d ago
YEAH...get on that vector man!
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attilayavuzer  +   671d ago
#1. Cause our site wants hits
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FrostyZipper  +   671d ago
The fact that the source of this article comes from a website called 'funnyordie' should tell you that this is in no way meant to be taken seriously.
Riderz1337  +   671d ago
"It’s Probably Enormous"

............................. ...........really...........
GiggMan  +   671d ago
#6... Hold off for the PS5! It's going to be amazing!
GiggMan  +   671d ago
Wow I swear I didn't read the article and that is actually on there lol
Godmars290  +   671d ago
Are people really taking a Funny or Die article seriously?
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LOGICWINS  +   671d ago
It's N4G. What did you expect?
zebramocha  +   671d ago
How can people not take it seriously when some of the articles are regurgitated or ask stupid like why wasn't the ps4 shown?
Steadyhndz  +   671d ago
From your reason of progression in technology being a reason to not buy something, you're basically saying the following

-Don't buy a cellphone, it'll be outdated by the next one
-Don't buy a 3D LED TV, something better is coming
-Don't buy that Chevy Volt, the new one will be better
-Don't buy that graphics card, the next series will be cooler
-Don't buy that fan, Dyson will make an even better one
-Don't buy that album, they'll make a better one
Have I made my point well enough?
dlpg585  +   670d ago
yes you have made an amazing and wonderful contribution to society. i believe that this man deserves to be named president CAPTAIN OBVIOUS FOR 2016!!!!
amiga-man  +   671d ago
Why you shouldn't buy an Xbox720, one reason being forced to pay M$ to use YOUR internet!!!!!!!!!
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Devin-OG-  +   671d ago
it doesnt matter on how it looks its just about having it -__-
boldscot  +   671d ago
Shame on anyone who took the article seriously.
SDS Gamerfiend  +   671d ago
suck Bawls there's no reason not to buy it troll!
SDS Gamerfiend  +   671d ago
Day 1 purchase for me! BOTH PS4 and XBOX 720! Wii U will get for my kids!
Black-Rock-Shooter  +   670d ago
If this is a joke from funny or Die then i think they should try get new writers because there trolling sucks =/
just-joe  +   670d ago
I guess some people can't take a joke.

If there's any reason to not buy a PS4 it would be because you don't have the money. Bills come first.
darkpower  +   670d ago
Good lord, the amount of stupidity on this site astounds me at times. How, after so many people actually said that this is a parody article made by a website that is known for a big or acting like they are carbon copies of Nancy Grace?

Seriously, people, I thought it was pretty funny and clever. Some people just don't have any sense of humor, I guess.
Sarobi  +   670d ago
How do people consider this trolling... you obviously don't know what it is if you think that anything that jokes or knocks at something is "trolling".
DomceM  +   670d ago
1 Ultimate reason why you should pre-order PS4 and ignore negative articles:

-Its the PS4.
black911  +   670d ago
Who Approved this Article??
Adolph Fitler  +   670d ago
And heres why I am. Because I f#@king want to, as it is my choice & not the choice of a bunch of internet fanboy warriors that hate Sony & try every ploy in the book to sway both people they know, & people they don't know, into buying, or not buying certain products.

Every single negative article on this crap site, has started with Sony....Not MS, not Nintendo, just Sony exclusively.
I went through several pages of stories, & the 3 or 4 negative stories, are ALL Sony related.
And, 99% of the negative stories that hit this site, are exactly the same.....anti-Sony. So, I say, whoever is running this site, has a vested interest in tearing down any & every Sony positive, & holding any negatives Sony face, under the microscope & turning any little Sony related news into something of nuclear holocaust proportions.
Reverent  +   670d ago
Dude, the guys who wrote this article LIKE the PS4, they wrote this as a joke/parody of all the other doom articles. Get that through your head before you comment.
deanobi  +   670d ago
Hahaha its true you shouldn't buy a PS4, buy a Wii U! XD
Deku-Johnny  +   670d ago
Why not both?
Tzuno  +   670d ago
Observe closely what the ps4 promise and what it doesn't do. Then buy after a year.
kingmushroom  +   670d ago
after a year ? no i can t do that.
LtFaku  +   670d ago
Funny or die? I don't know if I should kill him or myself..
Deku-Johnny  +   670d ago
The article is on 'funnyordie' and people are complaining that it's not a serious article. I think the people in charge of N4G should start making people complete an IQ test before they're allowed to join.
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Reverent  +   670d ago
Seriously!^
Ju  +   670d ago
F..k. I gotta delete my account here. Is the majority on n4g really that stupid? That puts this into a total new perspective. Hey, listen, the URL is "funnyordie". Ha ha ha. WTH. You guys crack me up.
Reverent  +   670d ago
What's worse is that even after so many other users have explained that it's supposed to be a joke, we have more people (like the comment right below yours) who are too dumb to bother reading ANYTHING.
Capt-FuzzyPants  +   670d ago
I voted die.
kenshiro100  +   670d ago
This article was pretty funny. Relax guys, it's not a stupid fanboy article.
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