"It's not just Sony, it's everyone that we're trying to compete with," says IEB boss. [OXM UK]
But it's cool to say they're gonna "Kill" them???
Its just smack talk to get the fanboys on both sides rowed.
Mattrick is the one taking the Xbox away from it's original purpose, the ones who started the Xbox project and made the 360 a breakout success at the start of this ending generation are all gone.
" Mattrick added. "We're starting with the focus on core games, great gaming experiences, great graphical capabilities" I must have dozed off during their conference because I totally missed that part.......
Please post a link to the interview in which this comment "kill them" was made, i challenge anyone to find this interview at all. Let me spare you the time taken to search, it doesnt exist. It was never said, it was a lod of bull made up by some website for hits.
http://translate.google.es/... There you go.
@ falviousuk http://www.gamechup.com/mic... I Know you said It's bull, but thats your opinion.
Again, can you point to THE ACTUAL INTERVIEW, not some websites throwing a piece together saying he said this, where is the interview in which he actually said this.
For now, PS4, perhaps due to lack of information, seems to offer more of what the player wants. Xbox One has turned to other entertainment where you basically are not just video games. Something that was reflected in a presentation where the word "television" is uttered more than "game". The truth is that we still have to wait for E3 where Sony and Microsoft, put all the cards on the table. Is it time to go for one of the two. However, right now I'm leaning toward the reign of the next generation PS4...
@falviousuk For now you just have to take the websites word for it. A lot of these sites will post information about an interview that they or someone else did. As far as the "kill Sony at E3" they wouldn't have wrote on their article if the person hadn't said it.
.I guess sony fans didnt hear. MS said stay tuned to E3 for games. The XBOX ONE REVEAL was just that, a console reveal. Butt hurt fanboyism here is a joke. Seriously, both consoles will bring new and exciting gaming experiences. Besides, we still have the Wii U to talk about hahaha... jk:-)
Craig Davidson =/= Don Mattrick Going in for the kill =/= bad mouthing Sony's vision
Microsoft =/= Microsoft ??? If you ask me... Microsoft's employees should be on the same page. Just look at what happened with Phil Harrison and Xbox support. Messy messy. @JokesOnYou "yeah like all sony employees are on the same page all the time" We talkin about stuff regarding Next gen kiddo, which so far, Microsoft has done a crap job with communication regarding the One. "Yoshida isnt even on the same page with himself....he's just as confusing with his "expectations" cryptic talk." When asked if PS4 can play used games... Yoshida - "Yes. That's the general expectation by consumers," said Yoshida. "They purchase physical form, they want to use it everywhere, right? So that's my expectation." LMFAO! If you consider THAT cryptic and confusing. Then WOOOOOOOOOW dude, just wow.
yeah like all sony employees are on the same page all the time, hell Yoshida isnt even on the same page with himself....he's just as confusing with his "expectations" cryptic talk.
I'm sure there were many back in '05 who cringed when Kutaragi opened his yapper.
Ok well N4G can continue on with its usual Spin on things and turn this to a negative I for one wanna see these "Quadruple A experiences" AAAA. MS has never puked at the mouth regarding games and there heavy influence. If MS impresses at E3 then the rest of world will move on and excited, while N4G will to busy playing damage control. An wasting there own time making excuses. You guys do it all the time.
Going in for the kill http://www.youtube.com/watc...
To be fair, Mattrick didn't say that. He's a pretty classy guy in general, with the possible exception of that "backwards compatible" thing, which was kinda blown out of proportion.
He said for ME. He didn't say for others.
Donny didnt say that, some other shlub did. Hes right when he says that it would be unbecoming of him to comment on the PS4. However, if you read between the lines, essentially hes saying that Sonys vision is misguided. E3 will be the opening shots of next-gen.
Japanese people are crazy man. Not like I am one of them...
he said "it's not appropriate for ME" ,now what other employers say it's their business. Learn to read with understanding, dear child.
I have bashed the Xbox One for its reveal just as anyone else, but continuing for this long just shows that your a fan boy. Calm down pro Sony nerds we will wait for E3 and see if MS redeem themselves then we can discuss further if MS did the right thing or not. For the record as of now I am definitely getting the PS4 over the Xbox one even though along the line when price cheaper and when is affordable for me will also be picking Xbox One up to play its exclusives games. Stop being fan boys you can not be a real gamer without owning all platforms to play all the games available for each platform. Microsoft would have to have an megaton E3 showing to persuade me to buy a Xbox one over PS4 initially. Which I think will be very hard to do with the damage done already but lets wait and see.
we the gamers are gonna kill the xbox one so let them try to kill the ps4 because we gonna kill the xbox one first.
ROFL ! Bang On ! :D
"We're starting with the focus on core games" If only you guys could've shown that at the conference. Future note for upcoming conferences should focus on games. And please no more Usher or any other musician at your conference unless that conference is specifically for music.
I facepalmed so hard when they brought Usher on stage at E3. When he was done "singing" almost no one clapped/cheered. Just goes to show, core gamers are not interested in the direction Microsoft is going.
That might be their downfall though next gen is simply for trying to do too much & losing focus on your current consumers. Its like they are not totally ignoring the 360 but they are more focused on their next system & just letting their current system just ride out with mostly 3rd party games & the same few exclusives. They better kill it at e3 or it will be all bad for them from a core gamers perspective.
I don't like this guy at all. He seem like he can't operate a smart phone without calling technical support.
He looks and sounds like a grimy, greasy, dirty used car salesmen to me.
Yeah he kind of does, that's why I like Jack Trenton. He's a suit but he comes across kind of friendly during the interviews, like he hasn't got that fake vibe to him.
And ken looks like he needs to be on the toilet constantly
@hollabox...just an fyi Mattrick founded DSI in 1982 at the age of 17 by personally developing games like Evolution and Test Drive for the Apple II, Commodore 64, and PC-DOS. Throughout the 1980s DSI became best known for racing and sports games and was acquired by EA in 1991 One thing I can say about Mattrick...he came from game development unlike many others in this industry
Where did that retard who wore sunglasses all the time go? The original Kinect douchebag.
If true impressive background he just comes across in interviews having no personality, poor posture, sleazy and I'm in over my head type of guy. Of all the 3 major console manufactures I like Mattrick the lease, I would like to see Phil Harris conduct interviews more and provide insight on MS new consoles. Microsoft Xbox One reveal conference was horrible with this guy headlining it. If I was Microsoft I would lure Reggie Fils Amie away from Nintendo, that guy is good at making inferior products look good.
Sony's vision is games so he's right not to comment. Games isn't really Microsofts forte.
Right now i'm not even sure you will be able to compete against even smart tvs , as a THIRD peripheral (on top of PVr and cables/sat box , wich you claim to compete against too)to plug onto . i'm sure the die hard halo and other franchise fans will follow your shows among other things , but right now , in terms of tv you offer nothing unseen , however well kinect might perform
Ahh some sense coming out of MS, just get your head down and bring it at E3 leave the console war hype to the bloggers and fanboys
Of course not! You'll just erase everyones buttons!!
Well that's refreshing of him to say so. But the more I think about this all in one thing the more I think jack of all trades, master of none. Will the same people who eat this up be the same people who dismissed the ps3 as a movie player just because it had bluray. And what the hell is a quadruple experience? Thats made that up. It just sounds like over promising. They really do have their head in the clouds.
Course not... blu ray wasn't needed memba....they're kool now though....just like exclusive games and mandatory installs....0_o
Exactly, I remember people and mostly XBOX Fans saying "But does it play games?", or "How many bought it for the Blu-ray?" now I see some(not all mind you) XBOX Fans all for the XBO Being Half Cable Box and Half something else.
You're right about that, Don. Commenting on your competitors plans/vision for their console will only make you look like a fool in the future and spawn annoying memes in the future. Thank You.
He is right, he shouldn't say anything at all, in fact he should keep his fn mouth shut after saying gamers are backwards if they want backwards compatiblity. You insult me, Don.
"He is right, he shouldn't say anything at all, in fact he should keep his fn mouth shut after saying gamers are backwards if they want backwards compatiblity. You insult me, Don." yea, it sounds like saying "rumble is past gen" and "people will want to work harder to buy PS3"...lol Gimme a break dude.....lol
Yeah boy....that was a super gaff by sonys people...same like the rrod denials. 'Vocal minority'..... 'within the normal failure rate' or what not... they all pretty much put their foots in it but lying to the public and your customers takes the crown I'm afraid . Agree or Disagree mr belkin;) Edit Never knew he said that about backwards compatibility. Im still annoyed with sony for that, or the lack of. Cheeky bugger
i did work harder to get a ps3 and it was worth the effort
Don Matrick looks funny...with his Disney-esque face lol Whatever the vision of either company...it's gonna cost, so choose wisely. I expect.. PS4 to cost up to £399 and Xbox One up to £449. MS will obviously charge Xbox Live fee's, so even more money in the long run. I have not yet heard/read PS4 will charge for basic online play. I guestimated the price for XB1 slightly higher because Kinect on 360 still costs £99, higher than PS Eye, and MS seem to be offering everything entertainment, and entertainment has never been free in this business. Both will do well, but for different reasons.
"try to appeal to everyone and you'll end up appealing no one at all" Wise Words
Seems to work for Sony though.:) At least in the gaming department.
"Its not appropriate for me to comment on Sonys vision" Allow me to do it for you. They have a stronger focus on games and gamers than you.
Of course microsoft is trying to establish themselves as a direct competitor to apple, that has been their intention from the moment they entered the gaming/entertainment business. Apple had essentially cornered the market and profits in the "Billions". Iphone's and ipad's are in nearly everyone's household, game consoles have never had that ability but through them you can garner more attention as microsoft has and now looks to back pedal on the gamers and appeal to a "broader audience"..which includes the casual.
SMH I think theyre starting to sweat a lil bit..
it's not appropriate to release a cable box as a gaming console either
I hope at e3 they announce Xbox 3, the one that has no required camera and plays what we want. Knowing MS it wont happen but if it did i bet it to have only 20GB of HDD space and a battery controller. Oh man, i really don't want Xbox one.
I'm still bent over shape about his dickish stance on backwards compatibility. Oh and more games at E3 please, this other-media flattery BS ends.
Sony fanboys = cry babies
Some of the comments here are something I would expect from my grandparents. The ideology of some of you confuse me. Everyone here wants so much from the next gen. consoles. The last 2 years I kept hearing innovation and a better experience, but once something with innovation is revealed, people start bashing it. Think of it this way, for all who are not teenagers, remember the first cellphone you had? The purpose of the cellphone was to make calls on the go. Then the tech evolved to text messaging, and then smart phones. How many of you actually use your cellphone for the main functionality of it, to call people, as opposed to using apps, texting, playing games, browsing the web, etc? The point I am trying to make is technology evolves and if you're not going to accept that, you're going to fall behind. MS has to prove to me they have solid games at E3 for me to go an preorder or purchase this system at all. Their reveal was fine, I was happy with what I saw. If they reveal great games on June 10, look at it like this. Would you rather have those great games in just a gaming only device, or be able to have those games and the ability to have multifunctionality as well?
No, it is only old people in whose eyes technology deserves credit for being new.
What are you talking about? My main point is technology is expands and evolves. If MS or Sony announce an awesome launch lineup, I would be thrilled if they added more functionality to the console then just gaming itself. That's the point, ie the cellphone example. It all comes down to games and this E3 we will see what both Sony and MS have in store for next gen.
It can evolve to the moon and still be bad (data mining, security weakness) or useless (the rest of xbone save gaming). You will not fall behind if you reject these things.
It's more of an extra incentive I guess. Sure, you won't fall behind if you choose to not get a certain type of tech, but the cellphone example works perfect. We don't need apps, email, internet, games, etc on or cellphones, we got by just fine before them, but they sure are a nice addition. If MS could deliver a core launch lineup and have all these additional features, I say what's the harm? Again, we will know the full story until this E3, with costs and subscriptions and what not.
The harm can be defined as a relative loss of control over belongings. Microsoft determines whether and what games you can play. Microsoft will also be able to determine who knows your name, height, sex, voice and appearance. It knows whom you live with and can probably guess when you're home. This necessitates always-on which is excused by DRM, and it necessitates obligatory kinect for which Microsoft hasn't yet offered an excuse. Are you willing to lose control over the things I mentioned because kinect is a nice additional feature?
they say in japan the number 4 is bad luck, but did ya notice it seams like 3 is the bad luck number when it comes to consoles, companies start to lose there mojo with a 3rd console..sega saturn, n64,ps3,and now x1(xbox 3)..at least sony found it back in time , i hope ms finds there too...sooon..
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