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Submitted by MariaHelFutura 877d ago | opinion piece

CNN: 5 reasons the Xbox One will dominate

Microsoft has a lot of work to do in the court of gamers' opinions when it comes to the Xbox One, which launches in November for $500. The company has flip-flopped with its controversial features that would have limited used game playback, eliminated game rentals and prevented gamers from playing games offline. (PS4, Wii U, Xbox One)

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MariaHelFutura   877d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(25)
KillrateOmega  +   877d ago | Well said
1) Halo

I wanted to argue against this point as a whole, but I really can't. However...

"...Steven Spielberg is developing a live action Halo TV series for Xbox Live based on the sci-fi franchise. This is the type of "killer app" that both hardcore and more mainstream gamers will invest in a new console for."

No. Just no.

2) Kinect

"This bundle is important as publishers and developers will be more apt to support the device, something that has been lacking on the 360."

Fair enough, but will people be interested? Kinect is still largely considered an unfavorable gimmick and I've yet to see a game truly take advantage of the technology.

That, and the fact that Kinect is what's making the Xbox One the more expensive console, makes this more of a negative than a positive, imo. Like, seriously, have you seen the fuss that people have been raising over Kinect?

3) Titanfall

Yet again, fair enough; however, this is EA we're talking here, so it may very well end up being available on the PS4 after a year or two.

4) Smartglass


5) TV

Yeah, sure, because I'm so stoked about being able to watch TV on my GAMING console. A console that requires a separate cable box to even properly utilize its TV functionality.

Seriously, what is up with people and TV now? I'm a gamer, I don't even watch TV anymore! I get all my entertainment and news through websites.

TV? Honestly...
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iGAM3R-VIII  +   877d ago
It states that the X1 is more powerful than the PS4 which it actually isn't.

It says because the X1 has TV it will dominate, I am sorry but I guess Rogers and Bell or Time Warner are in the gaming console race as well. You also need cable to watch TV.

To add they said SmartGlass is also a reason, this isn't true because I barely use it. I find it decent but it isn't really all that good
KillrateOmega  +   877d ago
"To add they said SmartGlass is also a reason, this isn't true because I barely use it. I find it decent but it isn't really all that good."

Exactly. It's a nice feature, but it doesn't carry enough weight or hype behind it in order to be deserving as a reason why the Xbox One might dominate the competition.
kneon  +   877d ago
Getting an XB1 for Tv would be a downgrade as my cable box already does more.
M-M  +   877d ago
Kinect is a dumb gimmick when used with the Xbox, but I've seen people do some cool things with it when used on a PC.
ZombieKiller  +   877d ago
Why is this article even posted on n4g in the first place? I understand being able to voice your opinion, but this is coming from CNN. Getting your gaming news from these guys is like buying a diet coke with a happy meal to watch your weight. Defeats the purpose of its existence. Yeah it might be news, but these guys dont know shit about gaming.
ThanatosDMC  +   877d ago
MS needs to give out more $$$$$ to the media to get better PR news than this article.
MurDocINC  +   877d ago
Yea wtf is CNN doing here?
They spread fear that gamers are serial killers/schoolshooters, giving all of us bad rep. They should be ban from n4g along with the rest of mass media.
Rivitur  +   877d ago
Lol TV yeah right..
WolfOfDarkness  +   877d ago
Agree with you , as I said it so many times , Microsoft aggressively will market there Xbox one , seeing that article on CNN explains it all , I am sure PS4 and Xbox One will be powerful Consoles with Graphics quality , both of them will success ... BUT the fact is this " PS4 will sell more , PS4 is 30% is more powerful on papers "

In that article somthing I can't understand , how is $500 console with less graphical power will dominate the gaming ?

In my country PS4 pre orders has started ! And Xbox one nowhere to be seen .

Love these articles really , it's mean there will be Gaming war " Competitions Is Healthy " we will enjoy the best gaming in many many years .... We have to pay extra money though ....
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Silly Mammo  +   877d ago
Hey! If Fox News can have stories about how video games are the single biggest reason for the destruction of this once great nation (USA!), then why can't CNN extol the virtues of the Xbone?
Tr10wn  +   877d ago
Cloud Computing begs to differ but that is something very complicated and its yet to be seen but if its true it will be more powerful than the PS4 it just obvious facts, it can even keep the console up to date long after its release 3 or 4 years after, i'm waiting for destiny which is the only decent game i seen on next gen (Console only) apart of the division to make my choice but if X1 delivers with Cloud Computing that'll be my next console.
UltraNova  +   877d ago
This is ridiculous MS...keep paying the American media and maybe just maybe you'll save what's left of Xbox 1...

I respected the fact that they tried to do something different (despite screwing everyone, but this is what MS does rememberer?)and in a week they did an 180 on most of what they tried to do losing face and their remaining credibility.

The question is will you ever trust them again?
timl241  +   876d ago
So it's a bad thing the Xbox One has more features? The Xbox One CAN do everything the PS4 can do, don't care what anyone says, it is true. The HDMI in port in the back is really just a bonus. Sure, I could buy a PS4 and get a gaming console. But why would I when I can buy an Xb1 that is a gaming console AND has all the other features as well. Plus Kinect is going to get a killer in the future. For all of you that don't know, look up IllumiRoom. That is something that will be in the future but it will be something that only the Xbox has.
Heartnet  +   876d ago
dude Ms are trying to make it more than a gaming console! which is why u gamers fail to see ther eaosn why it will dominate!

Casual gamers by far outnumber hardcore gamers and alot of the features cater to that market...

you try to make out that Xbox is only for gaming like the ps4 when its so much more than that.. right now its like an 80-20 split between casual and hardcore id venture
The_Con-Sept  +   876d ago
"TEH POWUR OF TEH COWD!" Did everyone forget that the cloud is an online server based solid state high dynamic range cluster that only works if you have an internet connection? Sounds like people in America will be the only ones to see said cloud service on xb1. Sort of sad when it comes to Canada users and people in Mexico. Basically xb1 was built with only online American gamers in mind. Pretty much Microsoft is forcing you to buy into this for something far more sinister.
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Silly Mammo  +   876d ago
@timl241- the phrase "Jack of all Trades, a Master of None" comes to mind.
sAVAge_bEaST  +   877d ago
nice, my thoughts exactly,, also on the note of Halo, being a point.. 2001 called, they want their IP back.
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ape007  +   877d ago
halo 4 sold more than 8 million copies

lol @ the disagrees, someone people are hallucinating
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theWB27  +   877d ago
I answered that call, then 2012 and 13 called. They said Halo 4 broke the 24 hour sells record that Halo 3 set with over 200million bucks in sells. To date, Halo 4 has sold over 8 million copies since November.

More than the whole Killzone franchise since it's existence.
gamertk421  +   877d ago
Killzone, huh? Never heard of it.
OrangePowerz  +   877d ago
At the Halo fans above. And each CoD game still sells hugely more on any console. There are like 5 CoD games that sold a lot more on 360. One CoD game across all platforms sells more then all Halo games combined. What does that tell us in regards to quality of the games?
nirwanda  +   877d ago
by your reckoning Cod is the pinical of quality.
As it's sold more than most other franchises.
ProjectSeoul  +   877d ago
@Orange - If I'm reading your comment correctly,you're saying that CoD is a better game than Halo, because CoD sells more. Sorry, I'm going to go into a different room and laugh about this.
OmniSlashPT  +   877d ago
Halo 4 sold 8 million copies? So? To get completely humilliated by indie games in award ceremonies? Lost GOTY to a episodical series and 2h game? Halo is not the powerhouse it once was, the game is good, it sells, but its momentum has passed.
gaffyh  +   877d ago
Wii Sports sold 81 million units, although that's a little unfair because it was bundled. Wii Sports Resort sold 31 million units.

Wii Sports Resort is better than Halo 4 I guess...
Gamer1982  +   877d ago
Halo 4 sold 8 million and Uncharted 3 sold over 6 million. We know theres gonna be an uncharted on PS4. Considering Xbox is the goto console for shooters Uncharteds sales are more impressive as no genre stands out more on PS4. The game is just better and so Halos numbers certainly doesn't mean the Xbox will dominate not one bit. Oh and Halo sold 8 million? Call of duty sold 13 million on 360 just to put that in perspective. Halo is NOT the dominant game on Xbox in fact its not even the dominant FPS or shooter game on the console.

Oh and did you know Halo 3 sold nearly 12 million copys? That's a drop of 4 million users. The series is degrading and fans are getting sick of it while stocks of series like Battlefield and other 3rd party games are on the rise.
ThanatosDMC  +   877d ago
Wii Sports is the bestest game ever!
Vaud-Villian  +   877d ago
Gotta love the logic in these posts That sales numbers don't equal quality in games but they do in hardware. Please, pick a rally card before you make the Microsoft flip flopping look amateur hour.
truthteller  +   877d ago

so sorry no one understood you.
He said that commercial success of a game isn't linked to the quality of the game and put CoD as an example. Angry Birds is another. Games like those and Halo are paradise for mainstream audience which is 90% X360 owners.
The_Con-Sept  +   876d ago
Halo is the only reason to buy the adbox one80.

Everything else stinks in comparison unless you are cod or battlefield on 360. Enough said. Buy a 500 dollar machine just to play one game? No. Not this time. Meanwhile PS4 pre orders are 170 vs xb1 at 29. Even at 6th avenue the numbers are in the same percentage ranks. (80 vs 11)
ape007  +   877d ago

if u ditch your sony genes and think rationally for a moment, you'll find that the xbox one is more of a complete device than the ps4. FACT

i know it might be a hard pill to swallow but try :)
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KillrateOmega  +   877d ago | Well said
If you ditch your idiocy for a moment, you'll find that the PS4 offers a more powerful gaming console for less money.


I know it might be a hard pill to swallow, so don't even bother trying to swallow it. Instead, just shove it up your, what I'm sure is a, well-fisted ass.

*Also, I'm assuming you mean 'jeans', not genes. Genes are molecular units of genetic heredity and are impossible to ditch.
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Godmars290  +   877d ago
You're solely basing that "fact" on the TV aspect, you know - or should know - that right?

The PS4 has at least one gigabyte of RAM going for it, more than likely two, a faster processor, and really most important of all several experienced 1st party development houses behind it. Meanwhile when MS possessed the technical advantage - twice - they squandered it to largely leave game development in 3rd party hands.
Jaqen_Hghar  +   877d ago
hah! A man thinks not. Gaming=PS4 more capable with 50% more powerful GPU (the most important part) and more RAM for gaming that is better for gaming. CPU is a wash. TV=Xbox can use voice control to switch. A man can press a button and switch inputs to his cable input faster than he can yell out to watch TV so he doesn't see the benefits. Sony has all the apps Xbox does and then some and not behind a paywall. Games=PS4 wins with 20 exclusives to Xbox's 15 and more proven studios. Price=PS4 wins with superior tech even with camera included. Sony wins clean sweep.
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ThanatosDMC  +   877d ago
360 = short term support
Xbone = short term support

PS3 = long term
PS4 = long term
Vaud-Villian  +   877d ago
And you are basing this on the Xbox? It seems to be the only example to support your assumption. Which is yes, an assumption.
Jazz4108  +   877d ago
Its still good to have halo and cod and destiny and battelefield and titangall and dead rising 3 all on the one system. Plus many more and i believe the cloud ms has spe t 16billion dollars on will enhance better expediences. I do nope ms bring back some of its digital features. I would like to have me and my bf be able to pay on xbox live account instead of two. Many things to find out.
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Heartnet  +   876d ago
I love al ur replys :L


I agree Xbox1 offers so much more... People dont just play games all day every day and graphics dont = good gameplay im afraid... I cud make the most realistic game ever and put in a dreadful story? unplayable... i put the best story in a game with bad graphics.. Cult Classic instantly..
The_Con-Sept  +   876d ago
A box of features that I don't want. Over 40% of us gamers do not watch regular programming because 80% is about deaths. Even the news only reports deaths and disasters. Why even bother? Sports? Who is in court now? Last I remember a bronco was killed in Denver.

Bye tv. 2008 is calling you.
OrangePowerz  +   877d ago
I will watch the Halo series via online streaming on PC :) The game itself could be good, not sure I want to buy an X1 to play it.

Kinect sold over 20million and that wasn't an incentive? The X1 will take a while until the console numbers will be over 20 million and how much do you want to spend making Kinect features on a low install base at the start that you don't know if it will be used or not? Just because it comes with a camera doesn't mean people want to use it or buy Kinect games.

Not sure about Titanfall yet, it looks like CoD with Mechs. If there is any FPS so far I'm interested in it's Destiny.

I find smartglass for gaming cumbersome when you are in the game like Dead Rising 3. If I'm surounded by Zombies I dont want to go and look for my smartphone or tablet, launch the app and call an air strike if that is something I could do a lot easier on the console itself. Having those devices unlocked in normal mode instead of standby uses a lot of the battery for a feature to use occasionally. Also Sony already also announced some smartphone/tablet connectivity and they also have Vita that you xould actually use as a substitute controller with a touchscreen.

As for TV, well I mainly watch streaming now via netflix or recorded programms on my TV box and I'm not so lazy that I can't press a button the remote. I dont even want to go into the details of having an extra device turned on with it's attached accessory draining electricity if I could do that just as well without turning those things on.
extermin8or  +   876d ago
To you and everyone else mentioning destiny (mainly everyone else) PS has exclusive FREE content from launch plus all the dlc's early-now the latter isn't a reason to buy one console over another nor even is the first however or can be added to the list as a reason why to get a ps4 over and xb1 and could tip the scales for some people :p.
OrangePowerz  +   876d ago
I didn`t say anything about Destiny being a selling point for the PS4, I simply said that Destiny is the only FPS for next gen that was shown so far that I`m actually interested in compared to Titanfall, CoD and BF4.
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Godmars290  +   877d ago
Given that its CNN, a cable network, more than a few of their stockholders have probably been sold on the initial ideas of XB1. Namely the revitalization of cable viewing. In otherwords they're pushing an agenda.

Still think that MS lack of general accessibility is going to wind up hurting them just like its done damage to them before the XB1 has even been launched.
KillrateOmega  +   877d ago
Yeah. I know, right?

"Still think that MS lack of general accessibility is going to wind up hurting them just like its done damage to them before the XB1 has even been launched."

Kind of why I've decided to get the Xbox One about 2 years or so after launch.

Not that I don't have the money to buy both right off the bat, but I just want to sit back and see where MS takes the One before I commit to dropping the money on it.
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Aceman18  +   877d ago
wow CNN way to get both sides arguing with each other. so they've written two flamebait articles over the last two days one for each system.

also what the hell does CNN know about gaming?
awi5951  +   877d ago
WELL SINCE THIS WHOLE SITE IS THE WORLD WIDE Headquarters OF THE SDF. JUST LOOK at all the comments on this page its easy to see why this is the SDF world wide headquarters.
Major_Glitch  +   877d ago
You must be new to n4g. This site used to be filled with nothing but, "teh ps3 is doomed!" articles. Btw, you can cry and belittle the "SDF" all you want, but that doesn't change the fact that the PS4 is STILL more powerful than the Xboxone.
crazyeightz  +   877d ago

Actually I'm new here to n4g for about a week and so far from reading just the comments and the biased agree and disagreements I can say that this site is predominantly 95% filled with PS fanboys.
extermin8or  +   876d ago
@crazyeight see people keep seeing this buy the thing is until recently the site was predominantly Sony hate articles and releases... So although the comments may seem to be biased either a)they appear that way because most commentors are just the ones who defend the hate and think rationally thus skewing the overall site. 2) most of what theyve been saying is intact true?
awi5951  +   876d ago

Been here since 2007 not new at all.

And i dont really care at all if the ps4 is more powerful i dumped consoles when xbox raised xbox live prices and now ps3 is doing the same lol. Im pc all the way sold all my consoles like 2 years ago and built me a new gaming pc. Ive never been happier i really did miss all the mods and free dlc.

Cant wait untill witcher 3 comes out and microsoft and sony both charge for all the free dlc that CDproject makes for their game that will start a major crap storm.
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ProjectSeoul  +   877d ago
To be fair with the TV feature. I think the Kinect allows you to chat with your friends while watching TV. It doesn't mean shit to you, but for people who like sports, such as myself, I like this feature because it allows you to talk to your friends while watching the game, or even a TV show.

Is it really needed? I dont think so, but it's a nice thing to have to be honest.
andibandit  +   877d ago
Hadnt even thought about that, nice point. Even better tho with video chat it allows me to do my victory dance when my team scores against my friends team.
G20WLY  +   877d ago
Did you know the PS3 does this? I've had 'PlayTV' for about 5 years. It's just a tiny £30 box you plug your arial through to and there are no charges thereafter.

They brought it out before freeview was built into TVs and did an update that allows people to chat live during the TV show, with text overlaying the lefthand side of the TV picture.

It was quite fun for a while, but the regular users soon faded away and nobody uses it anymore, sadly. It was a neat idea though.
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TheGrimReaper0011  +   877d ago
I just liked for your palmface =P
Pope_Kaz_Hirai_II  +   877d ago
Such a funny article it ACTUALLY named all the reasons i DONT WANT an xbone , especially tv and titanfall which are just unappealing, games like titanfall are a dime a dozen it didnt impress me one bit.
andibandit  +   877d ago
Cool story bro.
Firan  +   877d ago
Funny how some people view Titanfall as another generic FPS game and then believe Killzone is something special.

Their view would most likely very different if it was announced for PS3/4.
Khronikos  +   877d ago
I think most people realize that GG is a GFX powerhouse and that is where the admiration comes from along with stellar multiplayer in KZ2.
ratchet426  +   877d ago
This is just a CNN 'fluff' piece to grab some page hits. The very next article (conveniently linked at the end of the Xbone article) is the flip-side fluff piece on how the PS4 will dominate the next gen: "5 reasons the Playstation 4 will crush the competition"

harbie  +   877d ago
Honestly this is what happened:

CNN HQ << MS Money Bag Drop
OCEANGROWNKUSH  +   877d ago
Funny thing about that Halo TV show is it will be on the Torrent sites within an hour of premiering just like everything else... Do they honestly think this is a console seller??
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andibandit  +   877d ago
No, but it might get more people interested in halo.
avengers1978  +   877d ago
I guess CNN doesn't watch the Internet or pay attention to pre orders, XB1 has a long way to go to dominate anything
andibandit  +   877d ago
Uhm....i think that gamers like you and I, arent the target of this article, or even make out 15% of the target market. Mainstream consumers dont give a rats a$$, about preorders. Theyll see a product that catches their interest, read a few reviews, and then make a decision
Realplaya  +   877d ago
This will sound crazy but I have never played Halo so it won't sway me.
The Wii U has a nice little TV switching Feature but there's no built in cable box. TBH I just hit input and arrow up to game and then I switch back by hitting last. There is no lag and it takes a second.

Titanfall is good I liked it.

Kinect I always viewed that as whack and still do.

Smartshield hmn lets see when it comes to second screen implementation it'll be Nintendo in first place because the controller is built fom the ground up, The vita second because Sony has put the effort to into making it a viable option and the smart screen dead last because there are two devices that are not compatible from day one. A iphone 5 processor is different from a galaxy note II.

Oh yeah and the price point for me is a turnoff I am not made of money.
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miDnIghtEr20C_SfF  +   877d ago
I'm sure as long as MS wins the USA again like it did this generation.... it will be just fine. Hold a strong second in Europe, and win the USA again... Not bad at all.

Still find it funny Sony fans talk about sales, yet exclude the biggest market in that World.. the USA. We are the biggest. And the USA is the most important place for your game to be big and sell well.
Major_Glitch  +   877d ago
Sorry to burst your bubble, but the xbox DID NOT win the US last gen. In fact, the xbox didn't win anything this gen. The PS3 sold more, the PS3 had the better exclusives, and the PS3 didn't have a 50% fail rate. And before you call me a fan boy, not only do I own a PS3, but I also own a 360 and a WII.
Jazz4108  +   877d ago
The article glich is refering to is tbat sony caught ms at the end in world wide sales. Xbox360 still has sony by multi millions in the usa sales and im sure UK. Ms has won us by a landslide according to those very same charts wben you switch to usa.
Rhythmattic  +   877d ago
"Still find it funny Sony fans talk about sales, yet exclude the biggest market in that World.. the USA"

America, F*&k Yeah !
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UnwanteDreamz  +   871d ago
Who's forgetting USA sales? They are added in the world wide totals that even with a 1 year head start MS couldn't beat.

Why do xbox fankids pretend the USA = The World

Little kid
miDnIghtEr20C_SfF  +   871d ago
Wow, someone's obsessed with little kids.

Guess what? USA is the biggest market on this World. Why wouldn't you want to win the biggest market in the World? And guess who's winning the biggest market in the World? You guessed it brah.... US of A!

I mean little kid! <----- did i do that right?
hakis86  +   877d ago
Why is CNN rated 3 stars here on N4G? Doesn't seem fair.
Major_Glitch  +   877d ago
It's CNN. They're horrible. And I used to work for them!
hakis86  +   877d ago
I rated "Like this site? NO".... :) :O
AfterThought  +   877d ago
Just like every other sensationalist site that exists here. They all have high ratings, they are voted down daily and no matter what they never lose those ratings.

The only people to blame are those giving them hits and N4G for allowing it.
greenlantern2814  +   877d ago
The article should have said 4 reason why Xbox1 isn't going to dominate and 1 reason why it will compete.
Most people have said they would rather the Kinect be left out and pay less. Smart glass(not a system selling feature, ms claims 17 million downloads compared to 75 million 360) and I doubt anybody went out and bought a 360 to use smart glass on, also isn't rated very high by the people who did download it. Tv features ( I predict people using these features a few times then going back to just pushing the 1 button on your remote that will take you back to your tv)
And finally games like halo, DR3, titan fall, gears, QB these will keep it competitive since games sell systems and if every one who bought halo 4 buys Xbox1 the first year it's out that's 8 million systems right there.
But Xbox1 will have to keep exclusive games coming and not just drop off after a few years to keep competing in the long run.
I think sony will beat ms again but not if all this love makes them arrogant in a few years like back in 05 after the ps2 success
RetroGqmer  +   877d ago
"5 reasons the Playstation 4 will crush the competition
Why Sony is poised to win the console war."


They posted two articles to generate hits, it's hardly serious, cutting edge games journalism. Hell, most of the Xbox One "advantages" stated aren't even gaming related!
Firan  +   877d ago
"Hell, most of the Xbox One "advantages" stated aren't even gaming related!"

Agreed but do they need to be? Last I checked M$ doesn't target gamers only.
UnwanteDreamz  +   871d ago
It is important if you are a gamer. If not I guess you don't care. Some people don't seem to understand cause and effect.

Xbox becomes a brand consumed by non gamers and the product will change to suit to them.

It wasn't casuals and non gamers who got them to backtrack on the DRM. When they make up most of the user base who will pressure MS to stay on the right track?
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badvlad  +   876d ago
ur gf half sister is half goat half pig and that makes u a fkin duck
TAURUS-555  +   877d ago
lets have a laugh at CNN hahahaha
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Khronikos  +   877d ago
I came into this hoping there were going to be better reasons. If these are the reasons for the Xbox One dominating then all it gonna be dominating is a bunch of kids without a clue. Like OMG this looks so bad. Smartglass and Kinect?

Are you honestly kidding me? At least the NFL stuff I can dig. But that shit! What?
chrismichaels04  +   877d ago
This is a terribly written list. So we are to believe Xbox One will dominate an entire console generation based on 2 games, a TV app and a couple of casual gimmicks? Dont get me wrong, Xbox One has a lot of potential to be a great console....but these reasons are very weak and the list feels forced for the sake of writing a list.
nunley33  +   877d ago
ps4 will dominate xbox one just like cnn gets dominated by fox news lol
badvlad  +   876d ago
only time I watch tv is when I eat
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KillrateOmega  +   876d ago
How so?
TwistedMetal  +   876d ago
people don't want to wave there hands around. after a long day of work or school people want to chill and relax. Kinect controls doesn't allow this. people are overating kinect
Insomnia_84  +   877d ago
If they couldn't beat the PS3 with a whole year headstart, lower price, such huge marketing campaign that built its popularity, they certainly don't have a chance this gen that they are both releasing at the same time and with the PS4 being the preferred console and the one developers using to showcase their games at games conferences, $100 cheaper than the XBone, so much more features and social integration, Gaikai, Remote Play with every single game on PSVita, etc.

From the website:

5 reasons the Xbox One will dominate

1. Halo
2. Kinect
3. Tiganfall
4. Smartglass
5. TV

5 reasons the Playstation 4 will crush the competition

1. The Price
2. The Brand
3. The Power
4. The Developers
5. The Indies

The difference is very clear and tbe focus of each shows in the five reasons. PS4 is all about games while still doing the same as the other console giving us those things as a bonus and not making them their main focus as they have nothing tondo with gaming.

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The_Infected  +   877d ago
I can't wait to play Tiganfall lol

Jokes aside I think Forza 5 looks amazing, Titanfall looks very fun, Halo 5 will most likely be amazing, and Dead Rising 3 also looks very fun. Xbox will have 300,000 servers. Xbox One will have dedicated servers for their games which is a big thing. Xbox One will also have a new reputation system which will be great for sure. So no it's not just Sony with all the great features as you make it seem.
Insomnia_84  +   877d ago

Too late to edit lol

What I was referring to was how the PS3 and started with less features, more expensive etc and how MS kept talking about Xbox Live features back then. This time is different with PS4 packed with features and some that are just on PS4. MS already copied the sharing but still not as good as the PS4 with the instant button. Compare the features known so far of both consoles and PS4 easily looks more attractive in that department.

As for Titanfall and Dead Rising 3, those are games that will most likely release on PS4 too.
RGDubz  +   877d ago
@ Insomnia_84

So your seriously saying you think a now Microsoft Studios published game (Dead Rising 3) is coming to the PS4?.. Would you like State of Decay 2 as well since you for some reason think Microsoft studios is now publishing games for the PS4..

@ mysticstrummer

Yes, but Bioware is an EA owned developer, this is more of a Dead Rising 1 situation which never released on PS3 since were dealing witj Capcom.
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PFFT  +   877d ago
Titanfall will release on the PS4. BUT Dead Rising 3 WILL NEVER release on the PS4. Kinda like with the first Dead Rising. IF you want to see a Dead Rising on the PS4 youll have to wait for Dead Rising 4.
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MysticStrummer  +   877d ago
@RGDubz - MS originally published Mass Effect also. It eventually came to PS3 anyway. I know this because I wasted a gift card on the ME Trilogy. So damn overrated... but that's another topic.
No_Limit  +   877d ago
great post Kratos_Kills!

Both systems will have games and both will do well.
awi5951  +   877d ago

You really think Microsoft is going to let titanfall and other games that use the 300 thousand servers they have paid for free on PS4. EA will have to pay for the bill and im not sure EA will since they close servers ever year.
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jd6187  +   877d ago
Why does everyone Including yourself believe that x1 will have dedicated servers for their again they will not that all depends on the developers such as ea and others x1 will not have dedicated servers sorry pal
Pope_Kaz_Hirai_II  +   877d ago
titanfall = meh .. reputation system = lol meh, dead rising is probably timed and will come to pc, ps3 had a lot of dedicated servers and the ps4 will too especially if you have to buy psn+
DigitalRaptor  +   877d ago
@ awi9591

Yes. I think that now Microsoft's structured DRM policies have been scrapped their deals with publishers are less likely to be as favourable and their games are far more likely to be made available on PS4.

We've seen Microsoft's tactics of throwing money around doesn't last that long, and the word "exclusive" as far as Microsoft is concerned, is a pretty shifty one as they've lied about exclusivity statuses time and time again.
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ratchet426  +   877d ago
Oh please, enough with the "MS will have 300,000 servers" stuff. That's just meaningless marketing/PR fluff to make it sound like they've improved Live's performance 10x. And if you want to talk online server infrastructure, all I can say is: Gaikai

In July 2012 Gaikai was awarded "Most Widespread Cloud Gaming Network" by Guinness World Records (man, they have a category for *everything* :-) )
sAVAge_bEaST  +   877d ago
5 reasons Xbox will dominate.
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nunley33  +   877d ago
well with the snap feature you can search for more porn while watching it,assuming you stop long enough to do that.
PFFT  +   877d ago
According to the RUMORS yes the Ps4 has the power FOR NOW at least. We will have to wait and see if those RUMORED specs still hold true once the systems release.
MysticStrummer  +   877d ago
I think I might EXPERIMENT with random caps LOCKING to see if anyone CARES about what I say more than they WOULD otherwise. You are an INSPIRATION, good sir. I SALUTE you.
PFFT  +   877d ago
Sounds good and welcome to the club puto.
nunley33  +   877d ago
sound out every word in caps in a loud jutting voice and the others words normally and you'll get what he's doing lol (rolls eyes).
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GreenRanger  +   877d ago
1 reason why it wont:

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eyeDEVOUR  +   877d ago
Very good reason!
True_Samurai  +   877d ago
An overhyped eraser?
GreenRanger  +   877d ago
@ TrueNinja
I'll take an overhyped eraser over an under-powered, spying TV remote any day.
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True_Samurai  +   877d ago
^^ what ever helps you sleep at night. Spy TV remote? No no no you got it wrong It's a Gaming-TV integrated-Remote-Superior Camera- Box ;-)
gano  +   877d ago
No it won't.
Jarhead1776  +   877d ago
Didn't CNN put out an article why the PS4 will dominate earlier today?
sAVAge_bEaST  +   877d ago
yes, and the xbots\trolls, couldn't handle it,. hence. this article,,.
deafdani  +   877d ago
In my opinion, all three consoles have a chance of "dominating", for very different reasons. Because of this, I actually will hold from making prophecies, and just wait to see how it all turns out.

To give a few examples:

- Wii U: lowest entry price of all three consoles ($300), with a possibility of a price drop right before the other two consoles launch, good indie support, and the strength of Nintendo's own IPs. Haters can hate all they want, but it's an absolute fact that Nintendo owns several IPs that sell consoles in amounts that neither Sony nor Microsoft can even begin to approach.

- Xbox One: the public perception around this console has changed dramatically since Microsoft took back their DRM and always online bullshit, also, the Xbox brand has been the biggest player in the U.S, and we also have to take into account Microsoft's tremendous growth in market share between the first Xbox and the 360. The first Xbox sold barely over 20 million consoles, Xbox 360 has sold to date around 75. That's quite a big growth in market presence, so who's to say that the One can't do another jump like that?

- PS4: Everyone knows about this one. Superb price for the hardware ($400), the promise of a fuckton of superb Sony games, as well as multiplatforms, good indie support. The PS3 has been the best balanced machine of this generation when it comes to exclusive and multiplatform games, and that alone made it the "winner" for the vast majority of gamers. It's reasonable to assume that the PS4 will follow a similar path, and that alone will make a lot of gamers quite happy to buy a PS4. Not to mention the fact that the PS3 has already reached (or surpassed, not quite sure) the 360 in worldwide sales, despite being released a full year later. And with its current sales, and Sony's support, it wouldn't surprise me if the PS3 ended catching up to the Wii in sales in a couple years, maybe even surpass it.

The way I see it, all three consoles have several factors that can benefit them in the market, for different reasons. And this is why I can't really bet on any of these three to be the clear "winner" of next generation, at least not where sales are concerned.

One thing I'm pretty sure about, though: In the end, all three consoles will do just fine. It's quite possibly for all three to reach damn good sales. Just look at this gen! 75-80 million PS3s sold to date, 75-80 million Xbox 360s sold to date, 100 million Wiis sold to date... those numbers are absolutely insane for all three.
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Firan  +   877d ago
Good post and I agree with you. Next-gen will be very interesting for gamers.
The Karate Kid  +   877d ago
Hey there, here is ONE reason it won't. It Sucks!!!!

Alternatively, here are FIVE reasons the PS4 will WIN!!!!
============================= ===========================
PS4 = Price
PS4 = Games
PS4 = More Powerful hardware
PS4 = Better looking hardware
PS4 = Geared towards the Creativity designed for GAMERS & Not Corporate Quarterly Earning Reports.
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buynit  +   877d ago
I think ms could of had it in the bag, I just don't know wtf they was thinking with the drm bs! Did they really think that was going to go over we'll?!

It's not like they was coming off a ps2 success to come out with middle fingers in the air. I tell you wht tough it will be very interesting to see if they can pull out of this..

Good luck ms but ps4tw
MrSwankSinatra  +   877d ago
you know whats funny out of all those reason they gave i still could care less about xbox one. i don't care about halo, kinect, tv, smartglass, or titanfall lolol
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IceKoldKilla  +   877d ago
Well said. Halo went from games of the year to milking of the year (2nd place since CoD takes 1st). I had respect for Halo and Xbox in the old days. Then the typical M$ had to ruin it. They saw potential for money and there went a beautiful game! Just look at how Bungie left as soon as their contract ended.
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Morgue  +   877d ago
The sad part is, is that when both consoles are released it'll be the same comments about who has the more powerful system, who will dominate and have better games all over again come this Oct/Nov.

Until then. Enjoying reading the same thing just phrased differently day in and day out.
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bsquwhere  +   877d ago
Bubble for u
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IceKoldKilla  +   877d ago
How many time do I have to say this: NO OCTOBER! Who the hell told you that crappy rumor? A 13 year old at school? M$ said November 2013 and Sony said HOLIDAY 2013. Since when is Holiday, October? Last time I check it was Late November (in case of releases) or December as most of us know. You read some mistake about games for PS4 with October release dates and forget the official release window from Sony. BF4 for PS3 and Xbox 360 might be in October but PS4 and Xbox One will be on their launch in November/December. Oh and don't even mention September as some say HAHAHA
kingmushroom  +   877d ago
lol cnn
Tuviejacalata  +   877d ago
Ooohhh... What happened... A good article about xbox..... Noooooooo it can't be... Call all the Sony fanboys, the world is ending.... Hahaha Silly fanboys.
S2Killinit  +   877d ago
Oh CNN, and here I was thinking you are a ligit news channel. ts ts ts
oxcar1  +   877d ago
1.- NO WAY
2.- NO WAY
3.- NO WAY
4.- NO WAY
5.- NO WAY!
mkotechno  +   877d ago
Is this real life?
Well I guess the subdomain says it all.
BulletPeople  +   877d ago
So if you're a serious investor looking to CNNMoney for current info on next gen gaming, I think you are being played. This reads like talking points straight from Redmond. Halo is indeed a killer application. That was when the XBox--the original XBox--shipped 12 years ago. Halo is such a hot property they are giving Halo 3 away for free with XBox live.

Kinect has had a lukewarm reception in the marketplace and MS is gambling that it is because not enough developers were supporting and not because people largely want to sit down and not wave their hands around when they play games, as most gaming journalists keep trying to explain. You want to bet your money they are right?

MS has a "window" in which Titanfall is an exclusive. And then Sony will have it. Would you base a $500 purchase decision on a limited time exclusive? The integration with TV and the also-ran Smartglass tablets are two features that have proven themselves in no market to date and so kudos to MS for innovation but as investors you would rest easier if so many people weren't scratching their heads at these two oddities.

CNN doesn't mention the consumer and dealer goodwill MS burned through in trying to fundamentally change friendly trading and the used and rental markets. Does anyone not recall how Lucky Strike put themselves out of business with their “Reach for a Lucky Instead of a Sweet” campaign that so angered the dealers that sold their cigarettes that they effectively made it near impossible for anyone to buy their line again? Do you think Gamestop is going to forget what MS did when Mom and Grandmom start asking what system to buy?

TLDR: CNN either doesn't know or isn't telling what the gaming press knows about this.
ghostrider32  +   877d ago
Simba: hey dad, what's having fun and playing games regardless of platform together?

Mufasa: I don't know son, we're N4G.
horndog  +   877d ago
A legit pro xbox article and the first to reply are a couple sony fanboys. What a surprise!!
kenshiro100  +   877d ago
And 360 fanboys did the same exact thing in Sony articles!

Don't be a hypocrite.
mkotechno  +   877d ago
There are still Xbox fanboys? wow! simply wow!
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cabbitwithscissors  +   877d ago
Can you say "PAID ADVERTISING" ? MS Marketing team is beginning to get busy doling out cash to news outfits to say good things about their xbone.
True_Samurai  +   877d ago
GTFOH Then Sony must have done some Paid Advertising also since CNN did an article just like this for them
cabbitwithscissors  +   877d ago
Yes, definitely. That CNN site comes out with this

and then later, it comes out with this

What does that tell about CNN ? Whoring itself ? or just being paid to come out with those articles ?
darthkai  +   877d ago
Watching CNN try to make a relevant statement about video games is like watching a puppy trying to catch it's own tail.

Halo? Maybe.

The rest? Not likely.

Smart glass? How? Sony have their own version which was shown in the Watch Dogs demo at E3, and Wii-U is a console based around that whole concept.
chamber  +   877d ago
If sony can grab at least half the US and UK market then they will be in a good position to lead this genrration. Sony is pretty strong in Europe. I do believe pricing will be a factor this holiday and the PS4's price point is just perfect fr a launch console.
NeoRatt  +   877d ago
PS4 price is definitely more attractive than X1. And Sony has a better hold on Europe than MS.

I guarantee that Sony will beat MS in every market except maybe US and UK this year.

But year 2 of this gen will be the big one where you see the real games and real war. Whoever wins year 2 will win the generation. In year one, both Sony and MS will sell out their consoles, but I am sure that Sony can produce more, so they have it in the bag this year.
Dagobert  +   877d ago
This is an article from CNN... Oh shit this has to be a fact! Now if only Fox News would chime in on this then it'll be like double rainbow fact.
IceKoldKilla  +   877d ago
As soon as I read CNN, I skipped the story. It reeks money from reading the title. I can guess M$ paid them to say this because no gamer in the right mind would say Xbox One will dominate. "Right mind" meaning no fanboy crap. Now, a patriotic American, M$ fanboy, Sony hater, sell out or (an) ignorant(s) just in need of news are likely to write this. I'll read it just in case I'm wrong but I already hate the title -_-
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warewolfSS  +   877d ago
Ugh. Dude, go to sleep. Your conspiracy theory's are showing.
ala_767  +   877d ago
Microsoft paid to CNN to praise Xbox One
warewolfSS  +   877d ago
You can't be serious right?
ala_767  +   877d ago
Just kidding....
hkgamer  +   877d ago
Just read another article that pointed out that the same writer published another article on the same site that says how playstation will crush the competition.
Sarobi  +   877d ago
Apparently CNN thinks PS4 will dominate Xbox One as well..lmao just keep going until the end.
mochachino  +   877d ago
Smart gamers will go with PS4.

Best games/value.
NeoRatt  +   877d ago
If it is about games the E3 winner was Titanfall... When is that shipping on PS4? (I'm sure it will, but it is probably a one year timed exclusive).

When you talk about the exclusives games that have been confirmed to ship for holiday 2013 MS wins without a fight... PS4: Knack, Killzone, infamous, and Drive Club vs. X1: Deadrising 3, Ryse, Forza 5, Kinect Sports Rivals, and Killer Instinct.

I know Sony supposedly has more, but they announced games that will ship well into 2014. I have said this many times before. Unless a game has a guaranteed ship window in the current year, it doesn't count. Last Guardian, Alan Wake, Too Human, Killzone 2, were all examples of that last generation.

They still don't have a ship date for Last Guardian yet, I see it as a favorite of almost every Sony fan. It has been a reason to buy PS3 and now PS4 for over three years now... Talk about pulling the wool over gamers' eyes!
Khronikos  +   877d ago
LOL we'll see about that. When Microsoft blows its load on launch and has nothing left you will see Sony pull out the Big Guns which include over 10 exclusive titles in development. Spin it how you want 1st party games have never been something Micro excels at past the yearly franchises which indeed will sell well. My problem with the Xbox One is I actually want to see those games running on the actual hardware and not PCs. They have a LOT to prove.
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mochachino  +   876d ago
Sony has a much larger exclusive catalogue than MS overall.

I prefer Last of Us 2, Uncharted 4, and GOW4 over Halo.

Titanfall looked cool but it's hard to get excited about yet another MP centric FPS shooter. Besides BF4 is the king of mulitplayer centric FPS games imo. Even if I had a Xone, I'd buy BF4 over Titanfall every time.
TotalHitman  +   877d ago
I stopped reading when I saw the header, "It's about power."
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