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PlayStation 4 Stomps Xbox One in Online Twitter Poll

Push Square: "With new consoles on the horizon, brave system warriors are marching onto online battlefields across the globe – but the outlook’s not looking particularly positive for the Xbox One following last night’s reveal." (PS4, Xbox One)

Credit url: uk.gamespot.com
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Prcko  +   488d ago | Funny
89% omg
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MariaHelFutura  +   488d ago | Funny
Xbox, hand out tissues.
iGAM3R-VIII  +   488d ago | Funny
LOOOL

I heard the Xbox is leaving

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Campy da Camper  +   488d ago
@I gamer. Lmao that's the best one yet.
Blacktric  +   488d ago
After seeing the amount of great exclusive games we'll most likely see from Sony at this E3, I'll be saying the same thing for a different reason.
AliTheSnake1  +   488d ago
/watch?v=eg4nvU2PF-U

I don't know what to say
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blackbeld  +   488d ago
Ohh boy,

Xbox is getting a hard time this coming gen.

It's same like the first Xbox.

Xbox One = Xbox 1 (sales wise)
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tommygunzII  +   488d ago
Xbox one one percent
dendenmooshi  +   487d ago
At least Iran can accept the xbox one
Horny  +   487d ago
How can you hate on this

http://m.youtube.com/watch?...
NumOnePS3FanBoy  +   487d ago
here's another gif for the comments below and above

http://www.gamersith.com.br...
NarooN  +   487d ago
@Gamer

LMAAOO!!!! That's amazing.
dboyc310  +   488d ago
Sony must have loved the xbox reveal yesterday lol but honestly the direction that Microsoft is taking isn't all that surprising seeing how the 360 changed as years passed by. I'm looking forward to their e3 conference to see if they dig them self deeper into a hole or miraculously turn things around. Sony on the other hand needs to keep their A game because as of now they are the one's with the positive buzz. E3 is going to be hell and I'm glad I requested that day from work lol.
Mikefizzled  +   488d ago
Lets face it the way things are going a lot of the people aren't going to give it the second chance it deserves. I saw a few figureheads say they felt like they was getting all the stuff that people are getting fed up with at E3 out of E3 ergo hopefully less to none on social and entertainment at E3
TheFamous1  +   488d ago
Sony is in a great position, plus they haven't even shown off the console yet which will gain them a large amount of publicity
andibandit  +   487d ago
Im still skeptical about MS cloud approach(which is nothing like Sony's). I just dont see Developers embracing having to distrubute tasks to the cloud, when we all know they choose the easiest way to do things.
Also i dont fully fathom how much can be gained from this kind of distributive processing, i hope to see something at E3.
Maddens Raiders  +   488d ago
Meanwhile -
Bill Gates repositions his night mask and awaits the returns on the future crop of XBLive subscribers and used disc consumers they catch in the net for 2013.

Creating money out of thin air doesn't get any easier than this folks... this is an evil company not concerned about the desires or pocketbooks of gamers. Microsoft is simply reaping what they've sown.

4>1
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kneon  +   488d ago
Gates has nothing to do with this anymore, he's working on more important things.
mediate-this  +   488d ago
Really now? a evil company? I agree with you up till you said evil, I totally think micro is a Money grubbing company but evil is like hitler styles to me.
IaMs12  +   488d ago
Micrsoft was great when Gates was there, perfect? no, no company is. But Gates is actually a pretty good guy.

Sucks how the xbox went down the drain over the years. No competition for Sony anymore. If we had more competition gamers would win even more.
Snookies12  +   488d ago
Bill Gates really is a good guy. No reason to down him.
hay  +   487d ago
You guys need a reality check. Gates is far from being a good guy.
The only good thing about it is it's PR.
Among many things, it clearly admitted its aims to "reduce" about 1 billion people with its vaccines and "health care" projects, and is still loved and defended?
Damn, people are smart.
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SugarSoSweet  +   487d ago
Well said
Prcko  +   488d ago
Well,conclusion is
http://i.minus.com/ib07XnyN...
dakunclear  +   488d ago
that is amazing lol
3-4-5  +   488d ago
Games matter. We keep telling them it's all that matters but they won't listen....why won't they? :

* They invest money in what they want to, then they push that on consumers as if it's something they need.

WE are the only people who know what we want or need and all we want as gamers, is games.

Simple concept huh ?
dasbeer88  +   488d ago
Remember the pointless NFL partnership Microsoft announced yesterday? Apparently they spend $400 million for it.
Talk about a waste of perfectly good money which they should've spent on Indie devs.
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Rainstorm81  +   488d ago
@dasbeer

That deal wasn't for gamers at all, that was more about modernizing the NFL sidelines with tech...like tablets instead of clipboards or pictures on the sidelines.

The Xbox One integration was an extra perk that certainly didnt have gamers in mind....as a matter of fact nothing I've seen thus far from MS concerning the X1 is gamer friendly
insomnium2  +   488d ago
I bet XB1 will be a huge success and it's Kinect games will sell 10 million each. This site will be filled with "gamers" rejoicing XB1 dominance as PS4 struggles to get sales.

I bet this is what will happen and every time I come here I have to read the same BS all over again. Market share blah blah. Sales blah blah. SSDD and I effing HATE it.

I'm a gamer FFS. I WANT GAMES! CORE EFFING GAMES! EVERYTHING ELSE IS SH*T!
Aghashie  +   487d ago
@ dasbeer

bubble up for you. I would have said the same.
arronax-1  +   488d ago
really? *looks at poll* DAYUM!
Lockon  +   488d ago
I know this is just a poll on a Gaming forum but still...

http://www.gamefaqs.com/boa...
gunnerforlife  +   488d ago
i dont know wtf was albania thinking -.- my people need a smack round the head!
Xandet  +   488d ago
Not only did the PS4 stomp the X1 in a poll propositioned by one of the internet's biggest gaming publications, it got almost identical results in polls from two of the biggest gaming forums in NeoGAF and GameFAQS.

The best part? Nobody can even claim fanboyism with such lopsided results from multiple sources. Even some of my friends, who up till recently would've jumped off a bridge had Microsoft requested it, were laughing throughout the X1 reveal and ended up asking me when they could preorder a PS4.

Microsoft certainly should be worried.
Angeljuice  +   487d ago
But they're not.... They've milked the gamers as much as they can and decided that it's not a big enough market for them. Even if they lose 50% of their current gamers, they figure they'll make even more money from the casual market and tech whores. It will probably outsell the PS4 because the potential user base is much bigger, its just that the vast majority won't be gamers.

Welcome to the Microsoft Money Milking Machine!
GdaTyler  +   488d ago | Funny
Poor XBOX ONE. This what the reactions of gamers are:
http://tinyurl.com/pb5k56o
supremacy  +   488d ago
lOl oh god that was classic.
Aghashie  +   487d ago
that was awesome! did u make that clip by yourself? if so, I will give u a bubble! epic!
leogets  +   487d ago
hahahahahahaha fucking brilliant..
V9 Ghost  +   487d ago
GTA V for Xbox One :)

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merciless  +   488d ago
Here's a hypothetical question to everyone...

Suppose those numbers hold (89%) and at launch ps4 outsells MS by that number AND COD ghosts is stuck with exclusives on a console only 11% of the next gen market have.

Forget current gen when answering lol
boing1  +   487d ago
Cod isn't exclusive. Dlc for it is.
showtimefolks  +   488d ago
And some will sill call us the who are questioning MS fanboys lol

I can't believe how one company can screw up so much in one hour conference. E3 MS you better make things better other wise t was nice knowing you

MS's arrogance is unbelievable

Yes you have to be online but its not always online ok?
Yes you can sell or trade your games but you have to pay fee for playing used games?
We believe xblive old offers value even though PSN will be free and will be similar if not better service but we will charge because fanboys are willing to pay

EA taking back online passes sounded too good to be true. MS/EA will be voted the worst companies in America #1#2
negative  +   487d ago
lol how can you argue that paying for an elite service is a bad thing?

Live has always been better than PSN hands down. That's why they charge. And that's why people will continue to pay.

Everyone knows Xbox will continue to have great games and now the console will do more than the PS4 can.

Ignorant Sony fanboys are ignorant.
psyxon  +   487d ago
^ because it's not elite.
showtimefolks  +   487d ago
Negative you one bubble tells the story of single minded MS and its fanboys
Bobby Kotex  +   488d ago
Who knew it would be this much of a disaster?
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NumOnePS3FanBoy  +   487d ago
Exactly... Now all sony has to do to blow everyone away and seal xbox coffin is to start E3 by stating something along the lines as this "Like we have always told you before our sale are doing fine, our install base is ever stable, and the future looks bright. But enough about that because we only have games to bombard you guys with..." Booom booom booom one after another, after another, after another, 1 hour into the conference.... another, after another reveals of games. Then they finally leave Just the right amount of golden minutes to mention that you will all be doing this on the PS4. BOOM out with a bang. *Kaz somehow has a mic on hand and tosses it and walks away like a boss*
Pintheshadows  +   487d ago
I thought much the same. If they go here is what is on PS3 this year. Show logos for Beyond, TLoU, GT6. Show a couple of Vita exclusives and then move onto PS4.

Unveil the actual console which is one of the first of the line and have Mark Cerny come out with Knack in a PS4 gamecase to show that off and then actually put it in the PS4, show of the new OS and then play his game live on an actual PS4.

Then show a race in Driveclub and Infamous gameplay and then move on to the things we don't know about. God, if they show The Last Guardian on PS4 and Versus as well my brain will pop and i'm sure there will be bigger surprises.

I think ND will show 1866 and it will be a spiritual prequel to Uncharted but a swashbuckler with swordfights and galleon battles instead of shooting.
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TKCMuzzer  +   487d ago
@elite24gamer
I think you will find Fifa on the PS3 actually outsells the 360 version every year, that's one of EA's top sports titles.
Gears sales are virtually the same as Uncharted's and GTA 4's are virtually neck and neck and the latest Forza was well beaten by GT5.
Maybe it's me but I think some people just see what they want to.
NextGen24Gamer  +   487d ago
The DDR3 plus small fast eSRAM for the Xbox One can get to the GDDR5s peak performance from the PS4. The GDDR5 will be better in general for the GPU no doubt, but much will be offset by the eSRAM. The questoin is how much will GDDRs high latency hurt the CPU in the PS4?

The cpu is running on low frequency ~ 1.6 GHz which is half the frequency of most mainstream processors. And the PS4 GDDR5s latency is double the Xbox One's DDR3 latency.

GDDR5 has around ~8-10x worse latency compared to DDR3. So the CPU in the PS4 is going to be hurt by this. Everybody's talking about bandwidth but the Xbox One is going to have such a huge latency advantage over the Ps4's Ram, that maybe in the end it's going to be better off.

I would also have to give Xbox One the software advantage for developers. I will get both consoles day one. But, Though it looks like the Ps4 a little more raw power, it also has much worse latency. Let's wait and see what actual developers have to say.

But this is where I think Xbox One will trump the ps4 in regards to sales.

A. When parents, noobs, and your every day buyer compares consoles...They will look identical in regards to numbers. 8 gigs of ram, blah blah blah...They don't know nor care which is slightly more powerful. But, what they will see is all the EXTRA stuff the xbox One can do and the constant commercials that will tout all the cool things Xbox One can do..I also believe that the Xbox One will either cost the same as the Ps4 or a little less. Either way it will look like a better deal for MOST buyers.

Now sure there will be some geeks that will SCREAM that the ps4 has more raw power! But will that matter in the end if the games look very very simular? I actually believe there is a good chance that the xbox One will look as good or better in terms of graphics than the Ps4. I say that because of my previous statements.

Latency & software! Xbox One has the edge clearly in both.

Remember the ps3 had more raw power than the xbox 360...but did it matter in the end? NOPE! Most games look better on the 360 and it sold better in the USA. To be honest, I live in the USA and I could care less how either console does outside of my country. I play game with friends online. All my friends live in the United States.

I don't get paid from console sales. I'm just a gamer who buys every console every generation and I just want to play Great Games!
Gamer1982  +   487d ago
software?? 360 didnt have the best nor most software it sold better because of price and it was out first and ONLY in the US. In the rest of the world even at a cheaper price it was still outsold by the more expensive PS3.
NextGen24Gamer  +   487d ago
When I say software, I mean development software. It will use the same software architecture that pc games use. Which will be easier for developers. Microsoft is a software company and having great development tools goes a long way with games from how they look to how they play! MS will always have an edge in that department because that's what they do at their core!
hot4play  +   487d ago
@Elite24Gamer

Let's see what game developers have to say first about this "latency" you keep on insisting on. Specs dont mean S*** if they dont translate into good gaming experiences. And besides, isn't bandwidth more important for graphics anyway? The PS4 also have the advantage of higher memory to use in games (only 1 gb reserved for OS vs. Xbox's 3gb OS footprint)

Now on the topic of development software, i'd think it wouldnt be an issue for the developers because both would be x86 architecture meaning differences (im assuming) would be minimal between the two.

About the games, isn't it obvious that Sony has the most number of game studios right now? Meaning there are more games in the pipeline for the PS4. Also, indie developers are siding with Sony because they are easier to work with ( as opposed to Microsoft who won't allow self-published games on the Xbox dONE. (lol couldn't resist). ;)
NextGen24Gamer  +   487d ago
@hot4play

Personally I could care less about indy games. I don't play them.

We will see what developers say. I'm looking forward to that.

In regards to Sony having more developments studio's...They always have had more but yet the xbox has always sold more software/games!

I believe the ps3 sales were inlfated due to the fact that they had a bluray player. This next generation the xbox One will have inflated hardware sales do to the fact that it does a lot more. There are people who can buy the xbox One and never buy a game from a store. They could literally use it for Music, Tv, and Movies!

In the end it comes down to games for gamers, but for businesses it comes down to sales. Ps3 sold a heck of alot of consoles because of bluray inclussion. That advantage is now gone.

Parents & noobs will look at both this holiday season and the numbers will look the same. But the xbox one will do a heck of a lot more and will seem like the bargain.

All the hardcore gamers I know will buy both consoles! Sony can have all the studios they want...Games sell more on the xbox brand PERIOD!

Call of Duty
Halo
Gears of War
Forza
Mass Effect
All sports games from EA or TakeTwo
GTA's

And the list goes on!

Sony's biggest blockbuster titles don't sell nearly as much as Xbox's blockbuster titles. But yet they are about equal in console sales...Figure that one out! :-)
hot4play  +   487d ago
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@Elite24Gamer

It's "couldn't care less" not "could care less". That's just you, most casual gamers today play indy games and I know hardcore PC gamers who play more indy games now than AAA releases.

"We will see what developers say. I'm looking forward to that. "

http://www.tomshardware.com... --- The developers got exactly the kind of architecture they wanted; with the PS4 still at an advantage with its 7 gb GDDR5 ram they can use FREELY FOR GAMES.

"I believe the ps3 sales were inlfated due to the fact that they had a bluray player. This next generation the xbox One will have inflated hardware sales do to the fact that it does a lot more. There are people who can buy the xbox One and never buy a game from a store. They could literally use it for Music, Tv, and Movies! "

And 360 sales were inflated due to its high hardware failure rate. And i CAN already use my PS3, this gen, to play music, movies, and watch tv. Your point?

"In the end it comes down to games for gamers, but for businesses it comes down to sales. Ps3 sold a heck of alot of consoles because of bluray inclussion. That advantage is now gone. "

So now you're for businesses' agendas rather than gaming? Are you working for EA or something? Microsoft will have to pay royalties for Bluray use now so...Sony gets payed for every Xbox one unit that gets sold. :)

"Parents & noobs will look at both this holiday season and the numbers will look the same. But the xbox one will do a heck of a lot more and will seem like the bargain. "

So basically because of Microsoft's huge marketing budget, misinformed people will buy an Xbox 1 because it "will SEEM like the bargain"? Poor people...

"Sony's biggest blockbuster titles don't sell nearly as much as Xbox's blockbuster titles. But yet they are about equal in console sales...Figure that one out! :-)"

Heavy Rain (PS3) - 2.46 M
Alan Wake (X360) - 1.21 M
Gran Turismo 5 (PS3) - 10.39 M
Forza 4 (X360) - 3.96 M
source: vgchartz

Playstation 3 also has the advantage of a number of critically-acclaimed GOTYs under its belt (Uncharted 2, LittleBigPlanet, Journey) so......"figure that one out!" :-)
DoesUs  +   487d ago
@Elite (Topgamer) You have no idea what you're talking about, really it's best if you crawl back into your hole, and take your buddy Greenpowerz (Power Of Green) with you.

What an absolute clusterf**k of a post. Your technical analysis is as wrong as you could get.
TKCMuzzer  +   487d ago
@elite24gamer
I think you will find Fifa on the PS3 actually outsells the 360 version every year, that's one of EA's top sports titles.
Gears sales are virtually the same as Uncharted's and GTA 4's are virtually neck and neck and the latest Forza was well beaten by GT5.
Maybe it's me but I think some people just see what they want to.
Angeljuice  +   487d ago
The eSRAM has nothing to do with the system bandwidth, it is only there to help with final cache and AA stuff. MS have been spinning like crazy to make it look like the eSRAM is a selling point but it is only really there to negate the slow system ram. As for latency, the per cycle latency gap is real, but its per second latency that matters, and there is virtually no difference between the two (GDDR 5 runs much faster so has more cycles per second). It is all Microsoft spin. The final bit of BS is the"infinite power of the cloud" will add processing power. If you think latency is an issue in GDDR5, how can you expect a server to send and receive information faster than a single frame is rendered? It simply can't be done (its the equivalent of Krazy Ken saying your toaster could help power your PS3).
kenshiro100  +   487d ago
I'm not even surprised by the numbers on that poll.
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Syntax-Error  +   487d ago
Gotta be honest
I'm one of them. I am not interested in Xbox One at this point. If I had to choose one right now...I would go with a PS4 without even seeing what it looks like. Sorry MS, but you lost me. I hope you guys get your sh*t together. By the way, Jay Allard would be pissed to see what you guys have done with the brand. At least Peter Moore made the 360 look sleek and nice. God knows what you were thinking with that "humidifier." Lost focus along the way. While Sony was buying studios and making games, you guys were buying timed release DLC (WTF?)
The_Troll_Whisperer  +   487d ago
What makes me laugh is that when the people who voted for Xbox One(Iran, Sri Lanka, Albania, and Nicaragua) buy it, they're going to flip out when they find out they can't play without internet!!! 8D
GT67  +   487d ago
BLUNT to the point: whoever buy X1 is a damn fool!!!
simple as that.
linkenski  +   487d ago
Shit. 343 Industries and EA must be crying themselves to sleep.
DivineAssault  +   488d ago
WOW! Sony has built a fantastic machine that we havent even seen yet lmao... Damn, MS really doesnt have time to change much about the xbox one so sony is prolly going to dominate nx gen with an iron fist.. Wii U might actually get 2nd place too.. I completely agree with the poll & sony is whos getting my money!
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3-4-5  +   488d ago
I'm getting a Wii U.

Say what you want about graphics, but there are certain games that ARE going to be fun and good and you can only play them on Wii U.

Same for each, but Nintendo has it's exclusives on lock.
Lior  +   488d ago
shame there are no games to play on the wii u or a press conference showing the new games at E3, where are nintendo hiding?
DivineAssault  +   488d ago
I have a wii u & will be keeping it because i know nintendo will deliver its 1st party software.. Even though i completely disagree with their hardware & feature decisions, i know their heart lies in GAMES & thats what i care about.. Hopefully nintendo does some updates allowing cross game chat & adding accomplishments one day but what can ya do? At least i know ill be getting a bad ass zelda, mario, mario kart, smash bros, & metroid on the $&$#*@... Thats enough to warrant my purchase.. Any 3rd party exclusive games that end up good is a bonus..

MS showed where their priorities are during the 1st 45minutes of the hr long reveal.. Nintendo showed theirs & sony as well.. I go with whos giving me what i want..Games.. I have cable for TV & Sports if i want to watch them & i have a tablet if i want to wiki any info
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sway_z  +   488d ago
Thanks to MS a lot of my friends who resisted PS3 because of XBL are all getting PS4 this year...

Jump In? ...nah, Jump Ship!
HyperBear  +   488d ago
Man...thanks to MS, I'll be buying a PS3 this week just to get used to PlayStation, PlayStation Plus and PSN before PS4 comes out. Microsoft just lost me altogether.
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hesido  +   488d ago
You'd better save up for The Last of Us and maybe Beyond Two Souls if you like Heavy Rain (it should be cheap, also make sure to check out Uncharteds!)
WeAreLegion  +   488d ago
Also, Plus will net you some of the best exclusives, including inFamous 2. Please play through both inFamous games. They are brilliant!
d0nT wOrrY  +   488d ago
Welcome abroad fella!
DragonKnight  +   488d ago
There's another part of the equation. How many people will buy PS3's because of this?

Also, get Demon's Souls, Dark Souls, and save for Dark Souls 2.
Aghashie  +   487d ago
just to name a few games u must play on ur New ps3.

uncharted
god of war
grand turismo
heavy rain
ni no kuni
killzone 2 (using the sharpshooter controller)
MLB the show
journey
metalgear 4
demons souls/dark souls

you must also try:

infamous
ratchet & clank
ico/sotc collection
okami
metalgear hd collection
lumines

and u must have ur eyes on:

the last of us
beyond: two souls

there is so many games to name... welcome aboard and happy gaming :)
nix  +   487d ago
get PSN plus.. you'll get most of the games you probably want to buy free.
MasterCornholio  +   488d ago
Only a hardcore Xbox fan is proud of what they did.

Example: Jek Perkins is one of them.

Motorola RAZR i
ziggurcat  +   487d ago
at least jek is pretty reasonable in his discussions.

greenpowerz, on the other hand...

http://bit.ly/13Mal19
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HyperBear  +   487d ago
lol, thanks for the all the support guys. Just want to clarify that I used to be a PS3 owner, bought an original PS3 at launch and have played most of the games released before 2010 (had to sell all my gaming merchandise to pay off my bills). I've played Uncharted 1 & 2, Infamous 1 (never got to 2), Gran Turismo 5, God of War 3, Resistance and Ratchet&Clank.

But once I get it I'll be playing some free new games :D (Also going to swap out the 500GB HDD and put in a 500GB Solid-State Hybrid Drive, just because I can :D)
madjedi  +   487d ago
You might consider getting seagates 1tb hybrid drive, if you haven't already bought the drive, downloading will be pushed hard by everyone this gen.

And we might be doing full installs of games to eliminating load times, not sure if 500 gigs more is worth another $40 to you though.

The only positive i took away from the xbox one's virtually instantaneous app switching, that was it.

And that design is ugly as hell to me, when the word tv is said 30+ or more times in a console presentation, that doesn't excite me as a gamer in any way.

Did cod look like shit for a next gen title to anyone else or was just a low res video?
HyperBear  +   487d ago
Well I'm talking about the PS3 though.....as in I'll be replacing the hard drive it comes with, with the Seagate 500GB SSHD. I know downloading will be a huge integral part of the Next-gen consoles, but whether you can swap out the HDD in the PS4 (Because you can't on the Xbox One) will be the question.

Plus the COD:Ghosts video was an in-game cinematic trailer. It's all running on the new engine, just not being played live for true gameplay broadcasting. They will probably demo an actual mission at the Microsoft E3 conference.
DEADEND  +   488d ago
Didn't anyone tell M$ that the Wii U can be used to watch tv on, or that a lot of gamers are trying to get away from using a cable box. Now anyone who buys a Xbox One will have two boxes to use for tv and not one. I have a gut feeling the PS4 will have google tv and it'll be pretty good but not forced like this is.
Wikkid666  +   488d ago
How is it forced?
DEADEND  +   488d ago
I used the wrong wording but your pay for a console that has these features that could have been used for something else like better ram like Sony did or more games to invest in not tv foundationaity.
DEADEND  +   488d ago
I like extra apps too, I use Netflix on my PS3 all the time. But never once have I thought to myself it would be great to use my PS3 as my main cable box because that's what my cable box is for in the first place lol.
Wikkid666  +   488d ago
Dead has core gamers we are used to tech and switching things back and forth. There millions of people that can barely run a dvd player. Things like the this are great for them. I don't even have cable tv, but I still see that this could be great for some. Others not so much... In the end all they're doing trying to provide a product that offers something for the widest consumer base. Dad might like the tv feature, little Timmy wants to game, mom wants it to Skype, and so on.
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Revolver_X_  +   488d ago
@Wikkid

I'd rather have a console great at doing 1 thing, then mediocre at multiple things.
DarkBlood  +   488d ago
you mean on the gamepad? im not aware of such function on my wiiu other then using it as a remote to change the channel on the tv itself while playing on the pad
DEADEND  +   488d ago
Hey maybe I'm mistaken but look how great that is working out for Nintendo lol it's useless really and that's my point. No hardcore gamer really care for what M$ is pushing with the Xbox One.
yugovega  +   488d ago
Nintendo tvii
DarkBlood  +   488d ago
right the Tvii forgot about that, i dont use those features

they dont exactly give you what you want viewing wise
Wikkid666  +   488d ago
Sorry DEADEND I'm a Core Gamer and I like the extra features. After gaming for a couple hours I turn on apps like Netflix all the time.
rainslacker  +   488d ago
I've seen so little talk about the TVii feature that I forgot it existed. I'm not even sure if it will fully operate my cable box(use a U-Verse whole home DVR).

It just seems that this type of implementation would have to be supported by the cable box itself. I know HDMI makes it possible(as it's similar to HomeLink or similar things), but to what extent?

It's an interesting proposal and I like the thought of it, but just not that big a deal for me since I watch only DVR, and even then only a few shows.

Does anyone know if switching channels through a separate device is commonly used on cable boxes(as in there's a standard)?
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WeAreLegion  +   488d ago
I keep telling people this, but they don't listen. I have a Wii U. There are some fun games (very few, but they will come out) on the system. The TVii feature is the same as using my DVR though, so why turn on the Wii U when I want to watch TV?

Nobody uses TVii. There are apps for phones and tablets that work better than and are faster than TVii. The same will be true of Xbox One. Your Kinect can't turn your TV on. Many phones and tablets can.
cooperdnizzle  +   488d ago
@Wollod666, Then Dad and Mom should by a computer!
sway_z  +   488d ago
OMG!!!

best gif ever!!!
Imalwaysright  +   488d ago
Nothing funny about it.

Edit 2 disagrees already. Not many animal lovers here on N4g. Maybe I should post a vid of a dog drowning or something just to get 2 bubbles and 100 agrees.
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waltercross  +   488d ago
That dog was ok, so It's funny ;)
Brazz  +   488d ago
no, my is better!
http://i.minus.com/iBzvb2JS...
plaZeHD  +   488d ago
That actually is better.
PSVita  +   488d ago
This is better :)

http://m.neogaf.com/showthr...
waltercross  +   488d ago
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ApolloTheBoss  +   488d ago
Actually Wii U's looking pretty damn good after yesterday.
Brazz  +   488d ago
To tell the truth the next day and E3 will be a defining factor for nintendo, know why? the simple factor that defines the success of the Wii, I mean, the initial failure of competitors Ps3 / 360.
The wii has some merits, motion control was quite interesting at the time but the main factor in his success was not Your Own capacity, but the resounding failure of the PS360 were at the beginning, either for a ridiculously high price or RLOD ...
It is the best nintendo pray that MS and Sony make mistakes as very high price / few games at launch / "fragile machines" with "yellow or red lights of death." otherwise I do not see a good future for the Wii U! so far it only proved to be able to compete on "equal terms" with PS360
younglj01  +   488d ago
Lmao where the fuck you find that gif?Is that part of an youtube video or something?
Brazz  +   488d ago
4chan > the world where internet is a serious business!
I_am_Batman  +   488d ago
Better AI for the Dog on PS4 version of CoD confirmed.
Raccoon  +   487d ago
LMAO!!!
kenshiro100  +   487d ago
Imalwaysright
I love animals too but its just a gif.
SexyGamerDude  +   488d ago
When your main goal is to restrict and put gamers on the back burner, this is going to happen. I love my 360 and I'm keeping it but I'm not touching the One.
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Sevir  +   488d ago
So Major nelson talks about "Announce a console without actually showing a console"
Well we certainly saw how that approach worked for Sony and how MS's approach is working for them post reveal.

My response to Major Nelson is "Announce and how a game console thats actually not about games? Thats one way to do it."

LOL. Thats pretty telling. the Social media buzz and purchase intent is definately sitting with Sony and the PS4... Kaz must be laughing and all they did was show a controller and the games. Now that MS showed its console and its TV and multiplatform games, All eyes are boiling down on Sony who has the LAST major showing at E3.

They had the first word and now they will have the last word before going into the holiday season! Expertly played and well executed!
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wantonGamer  +   488d ago
Sony's last again this year ? Love that. It's like the icing on the E3 cake.
WeAreLegion  +   488d ago
Jack Tretton or Mark Cerny are going to come out on that stage and smile like its their sixteenth birthday. I can't wait!
DARK WITNESS  +   488d ago
AS one army said to the other.. jump in.

I finally think it's time.
maniacmayhem  +   488d ago
MS is unable to shake off bad press and rightly so with Phil Harrison being a complete politician when asked about the used games.

Having games tied to your account for a gaming console is a horrible idea and if this is truly the case then MS should have just went with the all digital route and competed with Steam in terms of gaming.

At least then there could have been a more acceptable reason to do this.

All I have to say is MS better have some truly shocking and must have titles at e3 and they better get their policies (or lies) straight because to many chiefs in the MS branch are saying different things about online and used games.
Sharius  +   488d ago
you forgot to mention that: even the digital game, sony allow you share to atleast 2 more account FOR FREE
FGHFGHFGH  +   487d ago
They tried to compete with steam already. (GFWL)
Jek_Porkins  +   488d ago
I guess Microsoft should just pack it in, a Twitter poll didn't go their way.
stage88  +   488d ago
The people have spoken. There's no way you can spin this one.
Jek_Porkins  +   488d ago
Didn't these same people speak and say Kinect would be the next Sega 32x? Not sure what happened there, but I remember a lot of people being upset and claiming one thing or another.

The thing is, I wouldn't count out the next Xbox.
MysticStrummer  +   488d ago
@Jek - The pre-Kinect buzz was not nearly this negative and you know it.
duli14  +   488d ago
Jek_Porkins: Go Home
TheSaint  +   487d ago
Twitter is one of the largest social media's in the world, if you don't think that matters then there is something a bit wonky with your brain.
wantonGamer  +   488d ago
STOMPS it !
Ipunchbabiesforfun  +   488d ago
"Xbox go home"

haha.
Bumpmapping  +   488d ago
Fatality Xbox One is massive failure on some many levels lmao.

@Jek_Porkins In denial much?!
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duli14  +   488d ago
not sure if you're talking about the original xbox or the new xbox hmmmm s/
Gamer-Z  +   488d ago
This thing is a disaster, its so anti consumer that only the most hardcore of MS fanboys will buy this thing (i'm looking at you Jek_Porkins). I'm glad that the press has finally opened their eyes to the truth and not beleiving MS's corporate propaganda.
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Imalwaysright  +   488d ago
True. As someone that has always defended consumer rights I want the Xbox one to bomb hard.
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KingOfArcadia  +   488d ago
Yawn.
MaximusPrime_  +   488d ago
Seems poll has updated, most Africans (and North Korea) are interested in Xbox1
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younglj01  +   488d ago
89% wow really?MicroSoft please announce some type of exclusive game this week or something because with this type of press you will not make it too E3...
Locksus  +   488d ago
Is this really a surprise? As it is, Playstation 4 looks like a much better product for gamers. The games and the developers alike are the focus of attention on PS4.
It ought to pay off.
boldscot  +   488d ago
Looks like they've got that all important Madagascan market too.
sashimi  +   488d ago
This must really hurt since i know how microsoft and social media are all BFF.
pimpschitz  +   488d ago
Kind of my thoughts gamer-z. In two weeks I hardly think it matters what the hell MS is doing, they made their point fair and clear. "Buy the used games from our market." Gamestop is going to be pissed, gamefly is going to be pissed, amidst any other 2nd game retailer. On the other hand, digital download wouldn't have been a bad thing, but I buy games primarily to trade with my friends, this means that if I bought a game I'm buying it exclusively for me from now on. PS4 it is then. Either way I'm not paying for Xbox live. Time to kill online with the PSN from now on.
brave27heart  +   488d ago
Might not be a scientific measurement but as a rough idea of the mood of gamers its quite damming for Microsoft.

Im sure there are a lot of people for whom the Xbox One appeals, Im just not one of them.
thehusbo  +   488d ago
Hardly surprising. Who cares about a glorified cable box? Can't wait till June 10th where we can actually see a next gen console with some real games.
KillrateOmega  +   488d ago
Hm, I don't see greenpowerz here. I guess he couldn't come up with an effective rebuttal to this in his damage control crusade.
Hanso  +   487d ago
XD
MasterD919  +   488d ago
MS would be foolish to spend the bulk of E3 talking about Kinect 2.0 and T.V. (like they probably will).

Bring the games or go market One to the TiVo crowd. At the end of the day it's still supposed to be about gaming.
horndog  +   488d ago
The hardcore gamers is a very small percent. This doesnt mean much.
Imalwaysright  +   488d ago
Yep that is why the PS3 has been outselling the competition for a long time and has been doing so even after MS went after the casuals with Kinect.
Sarobi  +   488d ago
Right..right.. it's good to see we're finally using this card now.
MrBeatdown  +   487d ago
It's depressing. Gamers marginalizing gamers.

It's sad that some people have reached a point of blind console loyalty where they will throw themselves under the bus in defense of a console that's putting them on the back burner.
MysticStrummer  +   488d ago
"The hardcore gamers is a very small percent"

The One's motto
clarkdef  +   488d ago
Very bad news, MS is going the way of the average joe, who enjoys football. Let me tell you what happens when there is only one ruler! He becomes a dictatorship. Sony is awesome, but they are a business and they will have more leverage on us.

Well let's hope I am wrong.
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