Selling a console is not just about technical specifications and an impressive list of games. What's important is how companies like Sony and Microsoft choose to communicate with gamers before their product is even on store shelve
Mark Cerny looks like a really nice guy :)
"You're a rotten Mr Grinch" You're the king of sinful sots
Stink! Stank!! Stunk!!!
So humble about his past, yet his contribution to the gaming industry is hard to ignore. As a speaker, Cerny seems confident and very down to earth.
Even if he was an awful speaker, he still designed a KILLER system... I'm impressed by facts, not words. Fact: Unified GDDR5 memory. Fact: Hardware video encoding. Fact: Zlib hardware decompression. Fact: Heuristic bluray precaching system. Fact: ARM secondary chip to system processes. (all 8 AMD cores to games). Fact: The more featureful controller in history. Fact: Slim size case with inner power supply. Fact: 50% more GPU power than competitor. Fact: Able to download and update in suspend mode. And much much more... Hell yea! I'll buy this system even if the speaker was an ape!
Awful speaker? His speeches remind me of bob Ross and his explanations of what he's doing on the canvas....happy little clouds man..
...Even if he was...
He's a 'no bullshit strait to the point' kind of guy. I would hardly consider him a bad speaker
he is actually a very respectful person from what I have observed from his speeches and conversations. He stays on point and gives the information that people want to hear. that is the sign of a good speaker that knows his stuff.
APES for president. Those facts were good, but that last commment was awesome. bubs
You forgot the Hardware audio chip, that handles the cross-game-chat streams, and can handle 200 concurrent mp3 streams in-game.
Agreed on this, clear message and he doesn't come off as smug
I hate that Phil Spencer precisely because he looks so smug with himself. I don't know why, it just really irks me like he thinks he's smarter than he is.
Add Major Nelson to that list. He's so condescending when answering questions from Angry Joe.
I feel the EXACT same way, He looks like a smug [email protected]$$ Like the kind of person that would mock you and make weird noises when you are trying to tell him something serious, because your opinion means nothing to him.
Yeah i hate xbox. Lets bash it
It's all out in the open when he presents his product.No BS from him and he doesn't treat me like a complete moron. I knew right away i would not be buying Xbox U the minute that guy actually announced "5 billion transistors" and was serious about it.My jaw was on the desk at that point.The Cloud nonsense sealed the deal for me.PC/PS4 for me next gen.Just like it was PC/PS3 for me this gen. MS needs an overhaul on their entire PR team.None of the people we've seen over the last few months should ever speak about Xbox in public again.
BTW every time i see a picture of mark cerny's face i think of the face of crash bandicoot.
I almost pissed myself when I saw that pic of Mark next to the Grinch On topic: I couldn't agree more; Cerny just seems more trustworthy at this point
Every time I listen to Mark Cerny speak, I feel really stupid! A very intelligent individual!
He's an actual genius. I don't mean that in a funny way. When other Sony executives describe him as a prodigy, they're being literal. He graduated college before most of us even applied. He's a genius. It gives me great confidence in the PS4.
As hilarious as i think this thumbnail is, i too have to agree that Mr. Cerny definitely has an undeniable eloquence to his speech and demeanor when presenting. As a consumer i definitely have confidence in the products he represents based on how he presents them. seems like a genuine guy who actually believes in the products he makes.
And most importantly... Mark Cerny is a gamer.
Exactly. People forget how important this is. Even Jack Tretton, the one guy who absolutely refuses to wear anything but a stylish suit, is also a gamer. I love that about this core team they have going into the new generation. Kaz games. Jack games. Shuhei games. Andrew games.
Then there's Don Mattrick, goofball of the gaming world. God I hate that guy haha.
Don Mattrick looks like he could be Tom Cruise's older, more annoying brother. (I almost cannot even imagine a person even more annoying than Tom Cruise) :P
this guy is very respected
Once I heard he helped create marble madness I was sold. It was my favorite NES game growing up. Your the man Cerny give microsoft what for because they need to learn there ways are the wrong ways. If anyone thinks the ps3 was too expensive didn't care about a state of the art blu ray player, emotion engine, memory card slots, removable hard drive and built in wifi. Now try getting that stuff for your 360 and see how much you paid plus add in pretty much mandatory xbox live. You are pretty much looking at way over 600 dollars. It is a joke how microtransactionsoft nickel and dimes people but they are to ignorant to realize it. Oh yeah one more thing I hope you xbots enjoyed paying for your batteries idiots.
That guys is cool I must admit.. He did a really great job in leading the development for PS4. I'm pretty sure that Sony were very happy these days due to Positive feedback for PS4.. Thumbs up for Sony!
He comes off as a college professor every single time he opens his mouth, not just with content, but in the way he speaks. Only difference is I don't fall asleep when he's speaking.
Why is this in xbox one section?
Because It's to show Microsoft fans how a key speaker should speak.
I don't care about speakers... Games are more important.
I don't know why it's in the Xbox section, but he kinda designed the entire system, so you can't say games are more important and disregard his words, as they are directly related to the games.
I think he sounds abit gay... (this is not a attack on gays nor would my opinion of him change if he was gay - gotta say this before someone jumps on there high horse!)
He does sound gay, but he's married to an attractive Asian lady. The guy has everything...
that lucky SOB!!
Cerny is my hero. He came out on that stage and everyone's eyes were glued. We absorbed every last creepy word, sentence after sentence. Most of us, including myself, had no idea this guy even existed. Now, he's hailed as one of the best personalities in the history of gaming. By all means, he should be. He's given us some incredible things!
Cuz he knows what the hell he's talking about, and how to get it across to people. ... though there are still some people with no intention of even hearing his words. Hence the ridiculous comments by certain members that the PS3 is JUST an upgraded PS4.
This is kinda what draws me to PS4 more. The PS3 was an arrogant botch job but has still managed to crawl back some how. The PS4 has been designed internally by a dude who started making video games since he was 16 o.O in the arcade era, I mean jebus. He's well informed and clealy knows what he's talking about so the PS4 ends up being designed by a quite successful video game developer, for video game developers via their direct feedback, slap on a sexy UI for the consumers and you practically have a beast on your hands in comparison I'm not directly bashing the X1 here but with their multi-consumer focus, promises of performance enhancing cloud tech and new additions such as this new directX 11 thing, it all seems a bit muddled and vague. Makes you question how it was all conceived in the first place. It will no doubt perform well, however.
you're a clear one, mr cerny you have plans to rule the EEEAAATH your as popular as ... nah fuck it
lol that picture, but seriously Mark is an amazing and gifted person.
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