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Edge: Why PS4 is your next console – and the titanic errors on Xbox One’s road to ruin

We detail how Sony crushed Microsoft at E3 2013 and why PS4 is your next console in the new issue of Edge magazine. (PS4, Xbox One)

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TheTwelve  +   513d ago | Well said
Shots fired!
allformats  +   513d ago | Well said
Shots fired indeed. The wind is with Sony, and like I've always said, many Xbox 360 owners saw Microsoft's betrayal as justification to come back home to PlayStation.

Microsoft seems to forget that many of the folks who bought 360s where disgruntled PS2 owners who couldn't afford PS3 at $599, or couldn't wait one year late for the console.

They're coming home now.
abzdine  +   513d ago | Well said
ladies and gentleman, competition is over!
US8F  +   513d ago | Well said
You know what's funny? Some people actually think all Games at Microsoft conference are exclusives, instead of just 5 or 6 of them. Some of them are not even launch titles too. Ps4 has a stronger launch line up exclusives than Xbox cloud.

Edge is a respected gaming magazine for a reason. They don't sugar coat anything to cater to any one crowd. Glad that sided with my prefered console
Aery  +   513d ago | Well said
Edge shows love for Sony ?

Incredible ! Looks like the PS4 is a blessed console!
Zabby91  +   513d ago
Extreme conditions require extreme measures
NewMonday  +   513d ago
don't remember any big gaming publication giving a prediction this bold. PS4 is gaining historical momentum
mewhy32  +   513d ago
PS4 is crushing the competition. It's Micro$oft's own fault. They brought this upon themselves with their greed and arrogance. You can't treat your customer base like they're criminals and expect to stay on top. Lesson learned.
Boody-Bandit  +   513d ago | Well said
Sony has ME next generation and I have been mainly an MS gamer the past decade plus. So I agree with Edge. I don't see how anyone can argue "logically" against this assessment. MS has already made way too many mistakes and most importantly they lost trust. The biggest question now being asked is "when" will MS re-implement DRM.

Dropping DRM alone is far from being enough for them to even be competitive. There are a lot of little things they are doing wrong as well. If you go to gaming racing sites / forums. Forza fans are up in arms that their current generation wheels wont work with Forza 5. Hardcore and even mainstream gamers don't want a camera hooked up mandatory for ANY reason. Being able to turn it on or off doesn't matter. It should have never been mandatory. The price is also a huge factor considering ALL indications is it has less power all around vs the PS4. Also taken into consideration Kinect most likely is the main reason the X1 will retail for $100 dollars more.

Just way too many mistakes, poor message with horrible messaging (arrogant, snobbish, inconsistent, or flat out not answering straight questions with straight answers), unnecessary restrictions and requirements, more money ALL around (console and peripherals), etc.

Sony is without question the front runner for the next generation. It doesn't matter what MS showed or didn't show at E3 as far as games goes. Sony has proven themselves over the years to continually churn out high level exclusive IP's (sequels and brand new) generation after generation.

Meanwhile MS, other than their tried and true fab 4, all but bailed on the 360 consumers the past few years to push Kinect. Now they have made it mandatory. Didn't they get the memo? Motion controls are so last generation. Gamers want a gaming console, not a cable box that needs a traditional cable box hooked up to it to be a cable box. It just makes no sense the direction they are headed. Especially considering the X1 appears to be targeting North America the most where TV viewing is dropping year after year. SMDH
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AlphaCentyros  +   513d ago
@allformats
Wow, you just perfectly described me and my reasons for buying a 360.
Bathyj  +   513d ago
wow brutal. you just nailed it all right there. bubble up, well said.
Septic  +   513d ago
Hold on a minute, Edge were absolutely despised on here and now you guys are loving them up??

I'm sorry, but Edge have lost all credibility from here on out by blatantly picking one side. They are supposed to be objective and THAT is their front cover? That is shocking.

Unless of course, I'm missing the point and Microsoft really have blundered it up to such a colossal extent. Well, I didn't think so but this just makes me question it all. Hmmmm....
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LOGICWINS  +   513d ago
^^Because the shoe is on the other foot now. For YEARS the members of this site claimed that Edge favored the 360, thus being unreliable. But now that their bias proves positive for the PS4, its "okay" now. Double standards ftw *sigh*
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dedicatedtogamers  +   513d ago
@ Septic and LOGIC

Yeah, that's a fair assessment. Edge often gets brushed aside with "LOL Edge" and it seems silly to flip-flop just because they support Sony now.

To be fair, Edge has ALWAYS been hard on most games, PS3 and 360 alike.

I think people are simply excited for the cover because of stuff like this that happened last gen:

http://www.gamesetwatch.com...
Septic  +   513d ago
@dedicated

That is a fair point and interesting link. However, even EGM didn't go as far as to say something as stark as "the ONLY option right now".

You expect this kind of stuff from smaller websites, not larger, well known publications.
MysticStrummer  +   513d ago
@Logic - "^^Because the shoe is on the other foot now. For YEARS the members of this site claimed that Edge favored the 360, thus being unreliable. But now that their bias proves positive for the PS4, its "okay" now. Double standards ftw *sigh*"

That's true, but another way to look at it is... Wow a site that's seemed to hate on most things related to Playstation for years is in love with PS4, so PS4 is definitely going to dominate!

It's still jumping to a conclusion, but at least you can see the thought process behind the leap.
Ju  +   513d ago
I'd rather say that's because Edge is known to be harsh and was a little bit rough towards the Playstation (3) recently which makes this statement rather surprising. If Edge can make a u turn like this they better have a good reason for doing so...which puts quite some weight on that statement, IMO.
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Lwhit6  +   513d ago
I was an AVID 360 fan and now, yep, you guessed it, I'm picking up a PS4 in... October?!
AngryTypingGuy  +   513d ago
While Edge Magazine is right in the fact that the PS4 is indeed my next console, isn't it kind of a dick move on their part to do that to Microsoft?
Tales RPG addict  +   513d ago
I had a feeling about this back in 2011 that Microsoft was going to do something that would jepordize their next system. I saw it coming over a mile away.
loulou  +   513d ago
lol edge were hated on n4g, now they are loved! who would have guessed that the cretins on here would change so quickly???

and as someone else pointed out, this is not the sort of thing an unbias publication should be doing.

sorry edge, my x1 pre-order is not getting cancelled
nukeitall  +   513d ago
I lost all respect for edge. Used to love them even when they gave my beloved Mass Effect a putrid score.

However, they are supposed to stay objective and report news, not steer it!
SilentGuard  +   513d ago
I'm not coming home, never was a Sony fan and never owned a Playstation. I've supported Xbox since I got an original in 2002. That support is now dead. I'll stick with the 360 for a bit and maybe find a new home on Playstation or go back home to PC. The wild card for me is if Steambox comes to fruition.
VTKC  +   513d ago
hear hear Allformats! I am exactly one of those many disgruntled ps2 owners you described!
I do have a PS3 though. Only managed to get one this year.
DigitalRaptor  +   513d ago
What Brutallyhonest said is spot on.

And as expected, in come the Xbox fanboys that seem to be able to give it well, but not take it. LOL @ nukeitall - you lost all respect for EDGE, but you still somehow have respect for the company that tried to stranglehold the industry, take away your rights as a consumer, and much much more?

The damage is done... hugely. Journalistic integrity is not necessary to understand that. In fact, if journalists and true gamers everywhere wouldn't have voiced themselves where it mattered, the damage would've impacted the industry irreparably and not blown back on MS themselves.
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SilentNegotiator  +   513d ago
I came back to Playstation in 2008.

As for everyone else just joining us...
http://www.youtube.com/watc...
SilentNegotiator  +   513d ago
@Septic, LOGICWINS, other xbox fanboys

None of the comments preceding yours are praise for Edge. All I see before your trolling comments is "Wow, that bold statement coming from EDGE?"
Oner  +   513d ago
@ Brutallyhonest ~ I haven't always agreed or sided with some of the things you have said over the years, but damn man, seriously you deserve a standing ovation with that concise comment!

The only addition I would add to that is this is what reasonable mature gamers (who usually get labeled "PS Fanboys") have been saying for YEARS about Microsoft and their "tactics". It's about THEM more-so than their customers (you only have to look at Windows for proof at that) and this most recent bs with the XB1 (let alone the problems with the 360) is nothing new...always has, always will.

The proverbial "writing is on the wall" along with "fool me once" etc...
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darthv72  +   513d ago
i can relate to the edge cover
The PS4 will be my next console purchase but it wont be my only option. The XB1 will be purchased shortly after.
andrewsqual  +   513d ago
@US8F So true mate. I actually had a friend who thought Metal Gear Rising was a 360 exclusive when it was due out in amonths time last January. And the game was shown at Microsoft's E3 2009 Conference!!!!! I had to laugh and say no dumb ass, it IS actually exclusive to PS3 in Japan though lol.
Goes to show all that money for pointless things may not be so pointless after all.
Ritsujun  +   512d ago
EDGE speaks the truth.
Outside_ofthe_Box  +   512d ago
@SilentNegotiator

***"None of the comments preceding yours are praise for Edge. All I see before your trolling comments is "Wow, that bold statement coming from EDGE?""***

That's what they do. They make a whole bunch of claims with no real concrete base for it, only generalizations that treats everyone's comments and opinions as one living breathing hive. Hell LOGICWINS the other day went into a thread claiming that N4G was saying the author had the 'wrong' opinion. Asked him to point out who said that he couldn't.

So now I ask the same to those crying about flip-flopping, care point out those that are "loving up" EDGE? Or maybe a better question to ask is, care to point those that are praising EDGE now that were bashing them before hmm?

Can't do that? Then STFU! lol
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miDnIghtEr20C_SfF  +   512d ago
They're coming home now?

It's going to be rough for some of you guys when NPD's come out and it's MS winning the USA again.
Kevin ButIer  +   512d ago
Wow... EDGE with such a radical preference toward the ps4... I mean look at that cover, I'm amazed
GribbleGrunger  +   512d ago
@LOGIC and SEPTIC: Yes, you are right and so are all the PS fans who have been saying that EDGE have been biased all these years. THAT'S the very thing that makes this extraordinary. It's like your wicked Aunt leaving you her entire estate in her will.
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insomnium2  +   512d ago
And I thought that it was a PROVEN fact that edge atleast WAS biased against PS3 with that edge vs metacritic-article. Did you x-fans (the ones that shout double standards) forget about that?

They actually WERE biased and now it seems they are not. They changed their behaviour from biased to non-biased and you people call it double standards to accept their views now after the change? Mind blown!

Hell even if there was a person in here who previously shouted about edge's bias and now would absolutely love them it wouldn't still be effing double standards now would it? Edge CHANGED their tone from biased to unbiased. Is there a problem with this logic?
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Dee_91  +   512d ago
@SilentNegotiator & Outside_ofthe_Box
I said other people will start to notice this about Logic and other posters awhile back.Using extreme generalizations to try to make a point( that point which 90% of the time has nothing to do with the topic at hand )
The hilarious part about it is that septic and logic said people are loving edge now when in reality NONE of the posts here are praising Edge, they are instead shocked and surprised..
Like I said before just stop, your trying to show hypocrisy among a certain group but your doing it wrong
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JustPlay4  +   512d ago
I had 360 when it first came out and sold it
to buy a ps3 and i also have had 5 ps2 (keep on
breaking them form playing to much)
Septic  +   512d ago
@Silentnegotiator and outsidethebox

No, the difference between us is we have to spoon feed everything to you because you clearly are incapable of understanding anything unless it's spelt out to you.

Edge are (sorry were) desprised on here. The moment there was a mere mention of it, we got "lol edge" comments and kids throwing their toys out of their prams because their beloved game got less than a 9. No one here is going to outright say, "oh we love edge" . Instead, you've got fanboys now getting excited without showing even a modicum of criticism against the publication they used to pour scorn about constantly.

Do you guys get it now or should I spoon feed you some more?

Who the hell are you guys to call us fanboys? Check my comment history. Yes, I've defended the X1 (among other platforms) when I deem it unnecessary because of the b.s bias that pervades this site.

But hold on, I'm a fanboy? How the hell can a big magazine publisher resort to such a blatant hit seeking tactic? This isn't objectivity at all. THAT'S the point I'm making and you are incapable of understanding.

Dedicatedtogamers made a good point and backed it up. Maybe you should learn from him instead of resorting to insults.

I was one of the first people to mock the way the X1 looked, to deride it when it was first unveiled. Oh how you drones loved me then. But the moment I make a balanced point that's slightly in favour of the X1 we get mass disagreed and people like you laughably calling us fanboys?? We can't even say we like Forza or Titanfall without being massively disagreed with. Sorry....does someone have to expressly come out and write out "oh we disagree with you because we are fanboys and don't like the fact that you're praising a game that isn't coming out on our console"?

The fact that I can stand up against the nonsense that the mob on here spew out should be praised lol.

What have you done to show that you aren't spineless protoplasmic invertebrate jellies?

Try and have some integrity. Don't tell me to stfu because I don't tolerate your keyboard warrior antics. Unlike you, I have the courage to say whatever I post on here to someone's face. If I were you, I'd first try to think within the box before straining to think outside it.
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Dee_91  +   512d ago
@Septic
So do you mind proving that the people that replied to this article are the same ones that supposedly hated on edge in another article.
I will wait.
And just in case you do (I doubt you will ), how about you address THAT person and not EVERYONE that replied.
Do you know what generalize means?You can explain what your saying 100 times and each time it will be an example of generalizing.
Generalizing to make an argument is so amateur, theres a show on ESPN where analyst debate and they lose a point every time they use a generalization to make a point.Generalizations holds NO merit in a argument, debate or point.
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alb1899  +   512d ago
If there is a competition is from Microsoft and SONY trying to win a market to get more money and until now what I see is a Microsoft with a 360 sells that are 4 times the sells of the original Xbox and with a new Xbox one which is not even out yet...... so we just can sit down a see what will happen.........to say that somebody will win is premature.
I keep saying have a lot of interest in buy both consoles, i like the two worlds, when I take the side of Microsoft is because I see a lot of unfair opinions against Microsoft.
They don't have to be loyal to me, they just have to show their proposal and is in me to analyze and decide if is convenient to buy it or not......that's it.
EVILDEAD360  +   512d ago
@ Septic

Well Said and +bubz. Actually one of the best posts & retorts I've seen on N4G.com.

It's well known that Edge gets hate on N4G.com and other places. The reason is simply because of the lower reviews they have give certain PS3 titles. They are the Eurogamer for the PS3.

Yeah, it's common knowledge that the flip flopping is going to occur at this site. But in this case it's all Edge. They are trying to sell hits & magazines and just like many websites they know what's going to sell them in this gurrent gaming climate.

On your post, you are dead-on as don't HAVE to single out ANY member on N4G to make a valid point as you did, as it is a FACT that you have members on here that are pushing 50+ accounts just to spam Xbox fan inboxes.

On topic, MS hurt themselves with the dumb policies, as it allowed for what has happened.

But, those policie are gone and 5-6 months from now MS quick action to reverse them is going to pay off in a big way. They just won't come out any of this unscathed as the Edge coverage proves.

It's going to be a fun eollercoaster ride up until launch.

Evil
Septic  +   512d ago
@Dmarc

“So do you mind proving that the people that replied to this article are the same ones that supposedly hated on edge in another article.”

I don’t mind. Let me spoon feed this to you, just as you requested.

Silentnegotiator was one of the first to jump for joy on this article. Everyone with an ounce of intelligence knows that he an overbearing allegiance to Sony so this may not come as a surprise. But he made the mistake of one 1) trying to label me (indirectly) as a fanboy and 2) not understanding the quite simple fact that adulation on here for Edge’s front cover has obviously manifested itself in responses like his and others such as abzdine (lol) who got marked for “well said” for saying “ladies and gentleman, competition is over!” with a startling vote of 155-20. How much do you want to bet that a comment like that but in favour of the X1 would have been instantly marked as trolling by this so-called community?

But hold on, SilentNegotiator wasn’t so silent or jubilant when the Edge review scores came out for Infamous 2:

“"This article does an excellent job at summing it up Edge when it comes to reviewing games by platform"
http://n4g.com/news/783035/...

What was he trying to say here?
And look at BathyJ below me, who’s comment would have been surely marked as immature or trolling if it was favourable for the X1.

“"Edge still sucks"
http://n4g.com/news/783035/...
Oh and this:
http://n4g.com/news/783035/...

“Is anyone even surprised?
ITS EDGE! The Simon Cowell of the games media, that for some reason thinks being overly harsh (on one system) is the same as integrity.
Oh well, they gave it a 6. One point for every hour I put into the game last night. I really dont care what they think, they have worse taste than my armpit.
Oh, and for those of you who actually think Edge is fair (you poor fools) have a nice read..

http://edgevsmeta.blogspot....

Right…..but now he’s mysteriously silent about Edge who, in his own words, said that anyone who believed Edge, which he called “The Simon Cowell of the games media” was a ‘poor fool’ .

But wait a minute, you’re the one who put me up to this challenge. Why are you so obtuse all of a sudden. Your critical analysis of Edge was quite something in the GT5 review:
http://n4g.com/news/656188/...
“"lol when ever a review starts off with
" after waiting 5 yearss blah blah blah" crap you already know its getting a low score “
if it was a 1 year it would have have been better ? .. it would have been on ps2 actually"
I’m not saying you can’t be critical but hold on, you’re having a go at me for pointing out the hypocritical response to the most blatant hit-seeking front cover of a BIG NAME magazine publisher like Edge who are supposed to be objective.

Time for some mental gymnastics on your part. Look at the ratio of disagrees to agrees on the Edge review articles for Infamous 2, Killzone 2, GT5. Just go have a look. And now look at the comments here. Who are these mysterious people agreeing and bubbling up comments like “shots fired!” and this “Edge is a respected gaming magazine for a reason. They don't sugar coat anything to cater to any one crowd. Glad that sided with my preferred console”.

Lmao…you absolute hypocrites.
SilentNegotiator  +   512d ago
You still don't get it, Septic. No one praised EDGE before your comment. I did not praise Edge before your comment. No one before your comment, about people supposedly praising Edge, was praising EDGE. THEY ARE SURPRISED that Edge said this, which doesn't suggest anything positive about EDGE because they're saying that they're very overtly in favor of Xbox to the point of a fault.

You're complaining about non-existent comments because you're trying to invent a non-existent hypocrisy because you're trying to make "teh eeeeevil soni fanboiz" look bad.

"Silentnegotiator was one of the first to jump for joy on this article"

Because I said that I went back to Playstation and welcomed anyone else returning......oh yeah, what praise for EDGE!
/s
If EDGE wants to be another drop in the bucket of journalists suggesting that you buy a Ps4, who cares? They're STILL being pushy and biased, despite switching sides. My opinion of EDGE hasn't changed in the slightest.
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Dee_91  +   512d ago
1.Silent and I replied after you
2.Silent and my comments wasnt praising or even acknowledging Edge
3.Nobody Prasied Edge or said or showed loved for edge
4.My comment showed NO hate towards edge
5.Just because nobody brought up how biased Edge is towards PS3 doesnt mean that everyone is loving edge and praising them now.
6.You obviously dont know what a generalization means judging by the rest of the dribble you just wrote.agree to disagree ratio? really?

Just stop.Generalizations will NEVER win an argument
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Septic  +   512d ago
"You're complaining about non-existent comments because you're trying to invent a non-existent hypocrisy"

Non-existent hypocrisy? LMAO! Ah you kids do make me laugh.

I understand everything perfectly. I understand how people not coming out and expressly praising edge but rejoicing over Edge's stance IS hypocrisy. I spoon fed the point to you but you keep regurgitating the same nonsense.

One more time, seeing as you you're struggling with basic comprehension...I'll break it down just for you. One example:

See US8F's comment above? Let me paste it for you:

"Edge is a respected gaming magazine for a reason. They don't sugar coat anything to cater to any one crowd. Glad that sided with my prefered console"

See how it has been marked as "Well said" with a vote of 142 votes for and 21 against. Who are these people agreeing with him? Why were these invisible people disagreeing with the same kind of sentiments when it came to Edge's reviews on games like Infamous and GT5?

Still don't get it? Well, I can hardly be blamed for your intellectual shortcomings.
insomnium2  +   511d ago
@septic

"Why were these invisible people disagreeing with the same kind of sentiments when it came to Edge's reviews on games like Infamous and GT5? "

I can see what you mean, but if you are indeed going solely on the agree to disagree ratio you are walking on a veeeery thin ice. Hell if someone says a fact about ANYTHING it gets disagrees. If someone says that we need oxygen to live he still gets disagrees.

US8F also said "You know what's funny? Some people actually think all Games at Microsoft conference are exclusives, instead of just 5 or 6 of them. Some of them are not even launch titles too. Ps4 has a stronger launch line up exclusives than Xbox cloud. "

He said that in that very same comment so don't you think people agreeing might be agreeing on that quote? It's so dumb with these agrees and disagrees that all you can do is push it once for one or the other. It's all black and white so if the comment is more on the agreeable side that's what you push no matter if there are some things you don't agree with in the same comment. The comment in general is MORE on the agree-side. Get it?

If someone said "I like cats, dogs and birds" and you yourself hated birds but absolutely loved cats and dogs you would have to push agree. And then someone who has seen you hating on birds on another topic would come in and call you on hypocrisy for agreeing on that comment. It's silly and you know it and calling people to have "intellectual shortcomings" because of something like that is just BS. You just don't have that much to go off on.
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Outside_ofthe_Box  +   511d ago
@Septic

Don't get mad at me calling me names and such just because I pointed out the flaw in your attempt at crying hypocrisy.

At the time you commented there is no way in hell you could say the majority of the comments at the time was praising Edge. So you either interpreted them as such or jumped the gun assuming that there would be future comments praising Edge. Either way you had no real concrete basis for your hypocrisy cry.

You can insult me all you like saying I don't have a backbone, lack integrity, have low intelligence, it still won't change the fact that you are using your basis for calling others hypocrites on the mere assumption that everyone's opinions are one living breathing hive.

Edit:

lol So now your trying to use agrees and bubble ups to prove your point. Those aren't much to go on at all. One, you don't know the reason why people are agreeing or disagreeing with someone. People may hit agree because they agree with only a single sentence of the entire post for all we know. Same goes for disagree. Two, bubbles I've seen people get bubbled up for the most ridiculous things and others either de-bubbled or not receiving bubbles at all for comment that is truly bubble worthy. Hell, I remember nukeitall got bubbled up for turning positive Sony news into negative news. I am allowed to say this site isn't majority PS fans now lol? So in short, you're just yet again assuming the reasons why one would agree/disagree and bubble/de-bubble.

You can call me all the names you like, but it doesn't negate all the rational, logical, and valid points I brought up at all.
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flipflopfacts  +   513d ago
two dead; Adam Orth and Don Mattrick
Bathyj  +   513d ago
don't forget the half dozen Xbox fanboys that are MIA presumed KIA around here in the last month or so
flipflopfacts  +   512d ago
This just in; Rampaging and looting everywhere in the Xbox camp. On the scene report states that Adam Orth and Don Mattrick died from severe botch gun wounds through the oral cavity. 3rd party exclusives are now appear to be hiding after Edge announcement. This is now becoming a war scene we can only guess what will happen next. Stay tuned on N4G to bring you the latest update on the details. flipflopfacts reporting out.
GiggMan  +   513d ago
I'm interested to see/hear Microsofts response to this...

Probably would be something like "Have you seen Titianfall?"
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WitWolfy  +   513d ago
"Have you seen titanfall?!?! ENOUGH SAID! NEXT QUESTION!"

-Major Nelson

Best come back evar!!!
MoveTheGlow  +   513d ago
And I'd respond, "Yeah, I can't wait to play it on my PC!"
socks  +   513d ago
His and our definition of "exclusive" are a bit different.
Tyre  +   513d ago
@Bathyj Those presumed lost Xbox fanboys are present, but speaking in a different tongue...favoring the PS4.
fsfsxii  +   513d ago
@Witwolfy
If its Major Nelson he'd say "We have the Kinect"
Ezz2013  +   513d ago
they can't lie any more
no more PR
the Specs are out
ps4 as friendly as xbox or even more
indie dev's love ps4
1st/2nd party studios from sony are the top dogs

ps4 is a clear choice here
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SniperControl  +   513d ago
Nah, it will be "Have you seen Kinnect".

Damn, fsfsxii beat me to it. Lol
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komp  +   513d ago
"Teh cloudz" coming to a PR rep near you.
cell989  +   513d ago
Major Nelson- "it can read your blood pressure" da fuq? lol
Not the wiiU? :(

lol
hellzsupernova  +   513d ago
Read the comments on the article edge's fan base are losing their shit
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nypifisel  +   513d ago
Woops
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Consoldtobots  +   512d ago
lot of butthurt xboners in there......lol
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Thomper  +   513d ago
@septic

Yep..Edge just lost all credibility and I have been a subscriber for around 20 years.

This isn't about fan-boyish, it's about Edge no longer being objective.

And I disagree with their view

Disagree fan-bots. I couldn't care less ;0)

This site is full of f**king nongs anyway
TongkatAli  +   513d ago
Wah! Wah! someone call the Wahbulance

Wii U Wii U Wii U Wii U

Get used to hearing it Thomper, you're going to hear it all this generation.

"Not wasting my time on fan-bots"

This means you mad and you have nothing else to say. I bid you good day.
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Thomper  +   513d ago
@tongkatali

At least be original - yawn!!

Not wasting my time on fan-bots
mcstorm  +   513d ago
I agree with you thomper I do see why people are not liking the Xbox one but for me it is the better console for what I want in my front room. I also thought the games I saw at e3 fit my needs better than what Sony were offering. Also people seem to be forgetting the one big market out there the none core market.

Microsoft's biggest issue at the start of last gen with the 360 as the lack of none core games and Kinect made the console a core and none core console. Now sony managed this to by move but move was not taken up by this market and if you price up a ps4 with a camera bar and 2 move and nav controllers it becomes more than the Xbox one plus it is only 2 player.

I am by no means saying the ps4 is a bad console as its not but gaming is about choice and I own a Wiiu at the moment and out of the one and ps4 I will be getting the Xbox one and I will end up picking up a ps4 some point later on in the gen like I did with the ps3.
sparta76  +   513d ago
If it was the other way around you would be praising edge.
I see you on every article talking down on Sony and nothing but praise for Microsoft . You're a troll.
FITgamer  +   513d ago
"fan-bots" post comments like.."Thomper says:
03:19pm July 2 2013
with you 100%.
I always trusted Edge to be a grown-up publication, but it appears they can't help but surf the current Sony jizz-wave for a few extra hits / sales.
Pathetic indeed!!!" It's probably just a coincidence that you have the same name. :s)
Hicken  +   512d ago
Being objective doesn't mean you won't endorse one side over another.

It means you have an outside view of things, so if you DO endorse one side over another, it's not for any biased reasons. You can look at competing products, with no personal interest in which is better, and yet still objectively determine one to be better than the other.

In a lot of people's eyes, Edge already wasn't objective: they viewed Edge as leaning away from- or just being harsher ON- Sony. So when they read that Edge is saying PS4 makes the most sense(notice they even say "Right Now"), people can't help but to be taken aback.

Well, either that, or people like you, who suddenly forget about anything except the black and white that wasn't part of the situation in the first place.
Angeljuice  +   512d ago
@Thomper

" This site is full of f**king nongs anyway"

Then leave and there will be one less here.
chrismichaels04  +   513d ago
It doesn't matter if Edge is biased one way or the other. The fact is that for many years, Edge was heavily a pro Xbox gaming site. So it's a huge accomplishment for Sony that they were able to convince a site like Edge to favor and endorse the PS4 for next gen. In fact, based on a lot of people's comments on here and on other forums, it would seem Sony has been converting a lot of former Xbox supporters to the PS4 these last couple of months.
Thomper  +   513d ago
I have every issue of Edge since #3 and they have always been subjective. Future are in trouble and this cover is an offensive cash-in

Edge have lost it
xRedline  +   513d ago
Uhm, that seriously just sounds like a spin to justify Edge now that they're on the other side of the fence.
RM-TatoTiburon  +   513d ago
the funny thing is that there are various covers of EDGE from a couple years ago saying that PS3 wil be the future, the gamecube will be the nintendo comeback and stuff like that before the consoles were launched

Anyway a cover begging for $$$ and hits from fanboys pockets, PS4 it's not the only console and either the xbox one, both consoles are great with a strong launch titles (xbox one stronger) and both will do great...can't wait to get'em all
adorie  +   513d ago
Hindle's tears on GAF were delicious. Best breakfast in 2013, imo.
Persistantthug  +   512d ago
Who's Hindle?
redwin  +   513d ago
Bad business move...
The Rock Bottom  +   513d ago
For who?
redwin  +   512d ago
EDGE obviously, MS said they were going to do something that was going to bring SONY and GameStop to thir knees and destroy them. Lots of people were going to lose their job. Quite honestly, something that's enevitable and the PR did a Jedi mind trip on you all. Lets see edge do a 180 later for the sake of their employees . Lol. It only in time.
621infamous  +   512d ago
Can you show us a link where Microsofts says they had something to bring Sony and Gamestop to its knees and destroy them?
Consoldtobots  +   512d ago
oh dear the butthurt is so strong it is now triggeting delusion in our xboners......so sad.
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redwin  +   512d ago
The Internet is not a bible, 621infamos, but think about this. The xboxone is the death of the cd,DVD and blue ray format, that means no GameStop and sony's already stagnant revenues . Can you truly denie that?
showtimefolks  +   513d ago
i have about 10 gamer close friends, 7 were xbox360 owners and 3 of us were ps3, now all 10 have pre ordered ps4

sony said the right thing,showed the right thing and have a much better price point

and offer consumers options like buying a camera or not, also self publishing on psn is a huge advantage

ms goes after the maps packs while sony goes after the single player dlc like exclusive content from destiny or watch dogs etc,
Aceman18  +   513d ago
holy crap i'm just reading some of the comments, and mad people have lost their s**t lol.

i also saw someone say that this issue is after the policy reversal.

i have a question for the people who are complaining if this was the other way around you guys would be agreeing with edge right?

also if this was written after the reversal of policy that means microsoft have pissed off whoever wrote this article that's coming.
nosferatuzodd  +   513d ago
shots fired indeed lol
LOL_WUT  +   512d ago
Bang Bang ;)
RedHawkX  +   513d ago
its everybodies next console unless they want to be some fanboy warior and support ms bull crap and that fat balding guy with his tongue hanging out, everyone is going with the ps4 as far as im conserned. getting an xbox one will be a big waste of money as no one will be playing it online or at all. get on board with ps4 or perish console wars baby.
loretta12mazur  +   512d ago
just as Josephine answered I am inspired that any body able to profit $4930 in 4 weeks on the internet. did you see this page......... http:www.Jam10.com
Bowzabub  +   512d ago
Man down!
TheSaint  +   512d ago
That's right don't post what you feel or anything just post exactly what happened. That'll get you agree's.
DonFreezer  +   512d ago
Please can someone enlighten me with how much money has Sony paid Edge?
fermcr  +   512d ago
So i guess now N4G love Edge !
WolfOfDarkness  +   513d ago
Dame . It already t started .
blackmamba707  +   513d ago
and that cover will assault everybody from the news stands for a whole month
FrigidDARKNESS  +   513d ago
Lol at this article its an opiniom from someone else perpective.
shikamaroooo  +   513d ago
You obviously don't know who Edge magazine are.
FrigidDARKNESS  +   513d ago
Of course i do well respected again this is an opinion from someone else perpective view.
Coltrane_C  +   513d ago
It is clearly a opinion piece...Like most articles are...I don't understand your comment
Angeljuice  +   513d ago
You didn't read it, its not even an article. Its an advertisement for their next issue. BTW Edge is THE most respected gaming magazine available.

@Coltrane_C (below)
Exactly, so how can you comment on its validity?
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Coltrane_C  +   513d ago
Read what it is not even out yet. Comes out July 4...Come on Mannn
die_fiend  +   513d ago
Most of their stuff is very well written but are you sure you're not saying it's the most respected magazine because they're siding with your favourite.

You Sony fanboys didn't seem to happy with them a few years back as apparently they were biased (LBP 10/10, TLOU 10/10)
Angeljuice  +   513d ago
@Die_Fiend

Its the most respected magazine because it contains well balanced arguments & opinions, treats the reader as an intelligent, informed person rather than an obnoxious youth. It shys away from sensationalistic comments/headlines unless it has a strong argument to make and doesn't jump on any bandwagons to keep fanboys happy.

I have been an avid reader for more than 20 years. They offer good reasons for the review scores they give and don't give out perfect scores readily. I have never challenged the integrity of their reviews/articles.

Its the only gaming magazine that can compete with other magazine genres through consistent quality journalism.

I am not a Sony 'fanboy', PlayStation just happens to be my preferred platform for gaming. If there was a gaming system from a competitive company that I didn't despise, I would consider it in a completely unbiased fashion.
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RedHawkX  +   513d ago
nope its a fact from all gamers perspective but you be an ignorant fanboy and go play your xbox one alone. theres only gonna be 10 thousand people playing xbox one and 10 million playing ps4 when they release. join us on the ps4 or perish thats your options.
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RandomDude655  +   513d ago
TRUTHFACT
Ksar  +   513d ago
Okay. I'll buy my Xbox One.
Valkyre  +   513d ago
cool dont forget your billion transistors with it
Jaqen_Hghar  +   513d ago
FIVE BILLION! And ze cloud (which everyone said the internet wasn't good enough for yet when Sony said they were using it...a man is confused how the internet suddenly got better).
Benjammin25  +   513d ago
I disagreed with you because I don't think you should get the Xbox 1 :(
grimmweisse  +   513d ago
May the power of the cloud be with you.
Pope_Kaz_Hirai_II  +   513d ago
@ksar dont forget cloud cokoo land and 600$+
fsfsxii  +   513d ago
Don't forget Mountain Dew and Doritos.
RedHawkX  +   513d ago
have fun wasting 500 dollars to play games by yourself because me and every other gamers goiing to be playing on the ps4 especially multiplayer

ps4
-more exclusives
-superior multiplats
-bettter controller
-comes out first
-cheaper
-more powerful
-cheaper online
-you get free games and discounts on psn+
-you get free games without psn+
-everybodies gonna be on ps4 like they are on facebook
-xbox one is gonna be like myspace a desert for fools.
-smaller sexier hardwar design and size
-better console features
-headset included
and thats just the tip of the icberg go big with the ps4 or go home alone on your crap xbox with no games
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TheRealHeisenberg  +   513d ago
PS4 will be my next console when it is $300 USD or less. I can wait. Same for Xbox One.
fermcr  +   513d ago
Smart man (or woman if that's the case).
JackVagina  +   513d ago
all that drug money and u cant even cough up 399$?
RiPPn  +   513d ago
Why would The Real Heisenberg have any worry over the cost of these consoles? Go cook some more of the blue stuff and get you that PS4 day one Walt!!
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tarbis  +   513d ago
A meth man being cheap? That'll ruin you.
socks  +   513d ago
Poor choice of username: Heisenberg is a man while you are a child.

Might I suggest: TheRealInfant when you get a new account.
TheRealHeisenberg  +   513d ago
Change yours to "sucks...." and maybe I'll consider it.
TheRealHeisenberg  +   513d ago
Ladies and Gents,

I'm on the run now so I have to watch my pennies. If only I had not killed Mike, he would know what to do here.
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Sarobi  +   513d ago
Oh boy..lol
RandomDude655  +   513d ago
Avatar quote
WeAreLegion  +   513d ago
Outstanding...
HG_69   513d ago | Spam
True_Samurai  +   513d ago
* Checks GameStop receipt* No it's not
ginsunuva  +   513d ago
* Checks GameStop pre-order database*

Yup it is.
sAVAge_bEaST  +   513d ago
Just went to game stop yesterday, to trade in Battlefield3, bo2, and a couple games for LAST of US.
15 xbox slots 28 ps4 slots.. still taking ps4 pre-orders,.. both console slots are full- ps4 will be selling 2to1 or more, at every store.
hellzsupernova  +   513d ago
Where do you live? I live in New Zealand and my local eb games (owned by GameStop) have over 100 ps4 per orders really worried I'm not going to be able to get one on launch!
thebigman  +   513d ago
I was in a gamestop the friday of E3 and all 64 preorders for PS4 had already been slotted, but only half of 11 XBONE were taken
Prcko  +   513d ago
admins approving spam articles,great stuff...
blackmamba707  +   513d ago
you sound butthurt, is your butt ok? I'm worried about your health, please don't jump off nearest bridge
Silly gameAr  +   513d ago
Nah, I think Prcko is legit. There's just something about that face that I trust....
Serg  +   513d ago
Just wait for the XBox after the XBox One. It will have Kinect 3.0 with a levitating anal probe that flies up your rear end to check your vitals, while you are being distracted by some cloud magic happening on screen.

It will adjust the difficulty of your game based on how butthurt you are.
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hellzsupernova  +   513d ago
It's not a spam article, it's what edges magazine are covering in their next issue. Outlining the errors Microsoft have made, and how the ps4 is designed for gamers first and foremost and not nfl/cable tv watches, who even watches cable anymore Netflix, Hulu, amazon prime, are all better
tiffac008  +   513d ago
Bro, admins do not approve articles in N4G. It is voted upon by the Contributors. If you have a dispute with the article, you may report it to the moderators and if the article has been found to violate the N4G guidelines then they will take appropriate actions accordingly.
Max-Zorin  +   513d ago
Soon everything will be severely one sided like the PS2, Xbox, Gamecube era. Beside, who complains about lack of competition?
Jaqen_Hghar  +   513d ago
A man wasn't complaining when PS2 had 70% market share. Developers still have to compete for sales even if one platform is ahead. A man doesn't see their creativity and drive going away anytime soon. Except the ones that know they can put out their annual franchise and get bank.
Campy da Camper  +   513d ago
You know nothing Jo...er, Jaqen. Lol
ala_767  +   513d ago
Playstation is always the next gen console!!!
RiPPn  +   513d ago
Microsoft themselves called the PS4 the 360 version 2. Even they know!
Zool 08  +   513d ago
Edge What happened to you (How much did Sony pay you?), Only kidding.
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Jaqen_Hghar  +   513d ago
It's not bias to go with Sony winning at this point. A man would see it as bias to go against them. People just greatly favor them as a whole with good reason (more powerful and cheaper with more proven and more abundant first party devs and more reasonable online charges than Xbox).
Alexious  +   513d ago
Valar Morghulis. All consoles must die.
tarbis  +   513d ago
Valar Dohaeris. "All PS4 must be served."
Tatsuya  +   513d ago
GG Microsoft
Foxgod  +   513d ago
Everybody should just get the console of his/her choice.
Theres plenty of room for the big three.
Convas  +   513d ago
You should stop man.

This is a sinking ship, save yourself.
Foxgod  +   513d ago
I dont see how i would get into trouble by supporting my console of choice.
NukaCola  +   513d ago
Foxgod if you didn't act like a troll people would at least respect your decision and opinions. You make it clear your care only about Microsoft and that's your choice but we as gamers would truly like to know why the X1, one disaster after the next, appeals so much to guys like you and logic. Be apart of the conversation. Quit posting shenanigan remarks.
Lvl_up_gamer  +   513d ago
I personally see the X1 offering more feature wise then the PS4 so on that level i am getting an X1 day 1.

As for games, I was more impressed with what MS showed at E3, so on that level, i am getting an X1 day 1.

No matter how much hate is on this site for MS, I still support the console that I feel is best worth my hard earned money, and the X1 looks to offer more then just being a little black box that plays games and where i can watch netflix.
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socks  +   513d ago
PS3/360/Wii could be called the big three.

But if you think the WiiU can do even half the Wii in sales I would call you delusional.

We have a big two now, while Nintendo's market share gets canibalized.
Foxgod  +   513d ago
I meant in big three as in Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony.
As in, the big players in the console market.

However i do see a possibility of the WiiU selling very well, but agree they wont do Wii numbers.
If they sell 40 million WiiU;s it would bring Nintedo a good amount of profit, just not as much as the Wii brought them.
socks  +   513d ago
My mistake Fox. I completely agree with you. I guess we can still call them that as long as there are smaller players out there like Ouya!
jensen86  +   513d ago
make that the big one lol
sAVAge_bEaST  +   513d ago
I will buy a wii U when zelda drops. Ps4 launch. xbox one - never.
DEEBO  +   513d ago
even though you're a xbox fanboy,i'm a sony fanboy but you are right.get all three and a p.c if you can afford it.it doesn't have to be day one but having all the systems is what i always do with new consoles.
jensen86  +   513d ago
usualy id b wiv u on that this gen i had all 3 but next gen ms have fucked up bad but if they bring out zelda n proper pokemon to the wii u id but one tomoro
DaGR8JIBRALTAR  +   513d ago
very true foxgod...I just hate having to deal with that FUCKING KINECT!
fOrlOnhOpe57  +   513d ago
Going to be interesting to see the Edge review scores for PS4 exclusives :-)
abzdine  +   513d ago
i think The Last of Us changed their minds for good about Sony, and that's not too late tbh.
Tyre  +   513d ago
Logical conclusion, if you ignore the vague Microsoft 'future' Jibberish/fake demand statistics/'superficial innovation' mandatory Kinect TV. Sony's PS4 is the only Game-console that is delivering true nextgen gaming. Most people agree, so does Edge.
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PS_Family  +   513d ago
Someone would expect a more unbiased opinion but the XBone is really that bad.
grimmweisse  +   513d ago
Wow, this is edge. They are usually very well balanced, so that cover story is very interesting indeed.
first1NFANTRY  +   513d ago
ooh the fanboys will have a field day with this. I can already hear them gathering their pitchforks.

On a more relevant note i think most people will be getting a ps4 first and Xbone later when halo and the next gears are released.
PR_FROM_OHIO  +   513d ago
Even Edge who were big X$ox fanboys have turned on Microsoft ouch!!!!!! Not a good look Micro$oft lol!!
Supermax  +   513d ago
Edge who isn't he doing a ladder match.its not like its gameinformer there a no body magazine
devwan  +   513d ago
pffft
tarbis  +   513d ago
Edge singing Sony's song. The world must be ending. Did I miss the date?
chrissx  +   513d ago
The Ps4 will mk me feel like a kid again. I just can't wait! I got a xbox360 cuz it was way cheaper than Ps3, me being a Ps1 and Ps2 owner. But Ps4 here I come with all smiles!
jensen86  +   513d ago
good man. im glad to see ppl returning to the true platform for gamers
DJMarty  +   513d ago
Yep, PS4 for me:)
gamertk421  +   513d ago
Not for me! Xbox One Day One.
adamandkate  +   513d ago
mind me asking why?

i personally have preferred the feel of xbox games, but now i see no difference between the two. and ps4 looks like it has the longer legs.

im not asking to cause a flame or anything, ive preordered both and will cancel one depending on how things look closer to the release
The Rock Bottom  +   513d ago
He has no answer. He's just trolling...
gamertk421  +   508d ago
I prefer Xbox exclusives quite honestly, and much prefer the controller. I have both 360 and PS3, and eventually I'll probably get a PS4, but my initial loyalty belongs to Xbox. I'm playing Last of Us now and have to take frequent breaks because that controller kills my hands.
Cam977  +   512d ago
Haha, good joke!
S2Killinit  +   513d ago
i think the 360 owners that want something different this time around, will be pleased with what PS offers gamers. no more taking a back seat to casuals and no more focus on kinect, with great games to boost all through the generation and well into whatever is next.
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Tyre  +   513d ago
@S2Killinit Well said!
MasterCornholio  +   513d ago
It is mine at least.

:)
jensen86  +   513d ago
cant wait to open that ps4 box n jus Basque in all its glory
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