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Shuhei Yoshida trolls Microsoft on Twitter, shows that one number is indeed greater than another

Over on Twitter, Shuhei Yoshida trolled Microsoft with one simple tweet. (Industry, Sony Computer Entertainment)

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JP1369  +   327d ago | Funny
Just saw this a few minutes ago. The guy can't help himself I guess. It's funny, seven years ago they (Sony) were in the same position. It's good to see that they've learned from their mistakes and developed a sense of humor as well. Now if you'll excuse me, I have to go watch South Park for instructions on how to freeze myself until November 15th.
KonsoruMasuta  +   327d ago | Funny
Don't do it. Otters will smash you like clams on their bellies.
JP1369  +   327d ago
Ha!

Who disagreed with that?
deep_fried_bum_cake  +   327d ago
Well he can still do it if he has a reliable friend watch over him. Cartman was unlucky in that sense. Otters are a worst case scenario.
ApolloTheBoss  +   327d ago
I thought that was just a myth?! Science damn you, Time child!
TheHierarchy  +   327d ago
"Shuhei Yoshida trolls Microsoft on Twitter, shows that one number is indeed greater than another"

I don't get why the higher number trolling is so important. by that same logic apple's 5th addition to the Iphone is better than the playstation portable? ....no.

Does this mean that resident evil 6 is the best of the franchise? no.

does this mean that call of duty is better than all shooters out there because they're on the 8th? no.

so what does this logic apply too?
trafalger  +   327d ago
what's interesting is no mention of japan, there home country!
xxBiG_BoSSxx  +   327d ago
@thehierarchy

What? your comment makes no sense. none. zero.
I'm guessing it is because you didn't click the article link to twitter.

the numbers Shu refers to are actually quite significant. I'll never understand how some people can think they know everything about a story just by the headline.
TheHierarchy  +   327d ago
yeah, again it's just I've just been hearing that troll used a lot on this site.

....i can find at least 30 articles with people saying it. that's all i'm saying.
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redwin  +   327d ago
I think Yoshida is getting an Xbox One. Ask him in December, he'll tell you .
kalkano  +   327d ago | Well said
@TheHierarchy:

He's not saying Playstation 32 is greater than XBOX 13. He's saying launching in 32 countries is greater than launching in 13 countries.

^ Those kind of numbers are significant. That is a totally different kind of comparison than iterations of something.
Ritsujun  +   326d ago
Pathetic Microsofie is ph-pathetic.

Is TheHierarchy seriously that dmb?
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christian hour  +   326d ago
@trafalger

I figured they're saving that date for TGS as well as some games, so far it's been a very western/european developers line-up announced for ps4.

At least... I'm hoping they have good news for the Japanese at TGS. 0_0
ShinMaster  +   326d ago
Technically, it's not trolling unless he deliberately posts it on the Xbox twitter page.

He wasn't talking to Microsoft or its fanbase. So some people bellow need to relax (@come_bom). Shuhei Yoshida is far from being a "jackass". Seriously, all he said was 32>13 and you guys are freaking out.
christian hour  +   326d ago
Who wants to predict when the first months data of each consoles units sold comes out, the go to excuse for xbone's low sales will be "Oh well they only launched in 13 countries, PS4 had 32 countries worth of sales to go off".

Although we'll have to wait until that time comes and then do the math to see if this is an actual valid excuse, and if it is then feel free to throw it around :P

'And in a dark board room in the deepest reaches of MS HQ, an executive is laughing maniacally; because in actuality this is the real reason they're launching in less than half the countries Sony is. So they can use this excuse themselves for the inevitable low sales to shareholders... "MWAHAHAHAHAAAAAA!", said the happy executive softly to himself... ...'

That last part is just a joke, please don't beat me up :(
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Shaaunyb  +   326d ago
@TheHierarchy

Going by your comment of CoD.. They're on their 8th but i'm pretty sure BF is on something like 10 by now..
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sentury111  +   326d ago
What's the difference how many countries the system launches in?

If the system sells out in the regions launched in they will have a larger market share in that region seeing as they are not spread to thin.

It can be spun positively too.
SilentNegotiator  +   326d ago
Ps4 has more preorders, so it's very unlikely that Xbox One will outsell it in its measly 13 regions to PS4's 32.

So, no, there isn't any way to positively spin it with any sort of sound logic.
GiantEnemyCrab  +   326d ago
"Ps4 has more preorders"

Source? I don't believe either company has quoted a number. Sony said more than a million preorders but MS has not said a word. If you are going to go off 1 site like Amazon and not know stock allocations I can't see how that statement can be anywhere close to fact.
SilentNegotiator  +   326d ago
Amazon is far from the only site/retailer reporting higher pre-orders.
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ABizzel1  +   326d ago
@GiantEnemyCrab

M$ silence says it all. If they have more than 1 million they would have said it.
avengers1978  +   326d ago
And that's amazon in the USA MS' best market. If Sony is beating them there, then surly there beating them in other regions, amazon uk also has PS4 ahead MS' second biggest market. So there losing in there 2 largest markets, that don't spell win to me.

What ever one has the most consoles available for purchase will win, at least in the short term
papashango  +   326d ago
so preorder numbers are now based off "silence says it all"

interesting
assdan  +   326d ago
IF both sell out in all the regions they are sold in, sony will have sold a hell of a lot more.
SilentNegotiator  +   325d ago
@papashango

Game companies ALWAYS announce the million mark as soon as they reach it. You're kidding yourself if you think a corporation like Microsoft would withhold such an important benchmark.
sentury111  +   325d ago
You guys all missed the point of what I was saying.

I was just pointing out that if both MS and Sony had 4 million units to sell and MS sold those to 13 different regions while Sony sold to 32 then MS would have a larger market in those particular markets.

Of course Sony would have sold more in the markets where MS isn't selling though.

BTW: why can't I edit my posts sometimes?
KiLLUMiNATi_89  +   326d ago
Now if someone from MS corporation were to pull something like this N4Sony would blow up!!! MS shows professionalism and respect the competition unlike others....
SilentNegotiator  +   326d ago
If, if, if...people who complain about N4G being "N4Sony" always create stupid little "if" situations.

Look at the facts instead. Things are the way they are because of the actions that Sony and Microsoft have taken respectively. No fantasy "if" situation will change that.
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BaronVonRhett  +   326d ago
Someone doesn't remember the boat or the beer... Or really anything Aaron Greenburg has been saying since forever.
avengers1978  +   326d ago
I been a member here for awhile now, and when I first started this place was nothing but playstation hate... Shoes on the other foot now and all I hear is xbots crying.
I'm sorry but if you can dish it out, you better be able to take it in return.
humbleopinion  +   326d ago
Funny as hell, but it seems Sony still lacks investments in the marketing department.
Twitter message? When Microsoft trolled Sony last gen for late release in Europe they did it ON A BOAT:
http://www.joystiq.com/2007...

Now that's taking pro trolling to the next level.
FamilyGuy  +   326d ago
This is hilarious,and they keep doing this kind of stuff. Finally fighting back against all the crap that MS has been saying about them over the years.

They deserve to be trolled.
Blasphemy  +   326d ago
LOL @ Sony!
strifeblade  +   326d ago
what a douchebag- i don't know why he trolls msoft after the 20 exclusives that ps3 has coming are mostly indies and most are timed exclusives LMFAO... its pathetic and msoft has more AAA titles coming in their first year.

The indie titles on ps4 make arcade titles like killer instinct and crimson dragon look AAA. But i don't hear msoft trolling- Really this guy has to keep it classy.

The sony gamescom was horrible in terms of ps4 and vita (save for the long needed vita price cut)... microsoft dropped a gamechanger and fifa included with every console. The best selling franchise in europe - Thats huge and in europe's eyes this just greatly increased the value of xbox one- so what buying ps4 and fifa saves you 40$ but guess what i get kinect- and with it features that will never be available on ps4- so for 40$ extra it's a damn good deal and it is the best thing msoft could've done- Actually i am pissed we don't get something like this in america but whatever.

Most importantly the fact that call of duty has dedicated servers on x1 and not ps4 is huge- this means you can play massive 50 -player online multiplayer without lag, without cheaters or lag switchers- and yes it is because of msoft's 11 billion dollar cloud infrastructure and this just made all the difference for those call of duty ps3 players.
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KonsoruMasuta  +   327d ago
Lol The jabs just keep coming.
JP1369  +   327d ago
And judging by the phantom disagrees, the MS faithful don't take too kindly to verbal jabs via social media. Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!
Ginesis  +   327d ago
He's just practicing what he'll be doing on the "Social Network System" (PS4)
starchild  +   327d ago
Nah it's not surprising. Sony execs are only acting like their fanbase. It's what the fanbase responds to; it's what they want and expect.
Sevir  +   326d ago
Lol. Only acting like the fanbase, ohhhh please stop be having as if MS is so holier than thou. Aaron Greenburg was one of the biggest trolls along with Shane Kim, lets not forget balmer,

MS gets the jabs because the company has been flipping on everything they came out with, its hard to follow a company with no clear vision.

And its not a jab if its factual, if you cant stand the facts, maybe MS should have been clear about the message about the xbox one this negative perception is all MS's doing, dont get mad its in the spotlight.
Cueil  +   326d ago
I'm sure Microsoft if real worried sleeping on their beds made of 1000 USD bills
Master-H  +   327d ago
The jabs from the Japs :P
DirtyPimp  +   327d ago
i love every goddamn second of it...
gamertk421  +   327d ago
Enjoy it, because the pendulum always swings back the other way...
Biggest  +   327d ago
Pendulum? This is more like a boulder smashing down on a flat surface. It ain't moving.
Ju  +   327d ago
I think we are already on the back swing here.
Edgetroll  +   327d ago
That's just the nature of the marketing beast. Overall they've been getting an overwhelming positive response from fans, so they're keeping up with the jabs. Yes it's the occasional low blow, but most people find it funny.

I'm guilty of that as well, I laughed when they showed their info trailer on how to share used games with friends at E3.
WillGuitarGuy  +   326d ago
Lol It's so good.

*eats popcorn*
Majin-vegeta  +   327d ago
Lol the jabs keep on coming xD.
NatureOfLogic  +   327d ago
PS4 will dominate.
JP1369  +   327d ago
A million pre-orders are inclined to agree with you. I wonder why MS didn't release any numbers? I guess they just forgot, silly little fellers that they are. Ha!
360ICE  +   327d ago
Didn't he say that the PS4 WILL dominate?
neoMAXMLC  +   327d ago
@360ICE

Get a dictionary and look up the word 'inclined'
360ICE  +   326d ago
@neoMAXMLC
Oh, I got that. Otherwise they actually would have been at a disagreement. For some reason I just couldn't get my head around someone supporting an argument in a reply. My bad.

Aaaaand I replied to the wrong person. Sorry everyone. I should take more time doing this. Or maybe way less time.
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thetruthx1  +   327d ago
Someone tell that fool to go worry about his launch lineup lol
JP1369  +   327d ago
Someone go tell MS to worry about the next five or six years. Sony has plenty of studios that have, time and again, proven themselves with great games. MS has a bunch of rookie studios and DLC exclusives.
AngryEnglish  +   326d ago
As of May 2013 Sony as a company have a market value of $17.6 billion dollars... quite impressive

Microsoft have a market value of $234.8 billion dollars... around 14 times the value of Sony

Out of the two companies only one of those need to worry about the next 5-6 years... and thats Sony.

If the X1 fails to reach the goal set out do you really think MS will sit back and do nothing, you know as well as i do that MS can sell each console they make over the next 2 years at a loss, like they did with the 360, so before you start looking into the future please consider what each company can do and cant do, this isnt a jab at the PS4... just putting things into perspective
-Mika-  +   327d ago
lol exactly. If I wasn't such an loyal PS fan. I would have been getting the XB1. Their Launch lineup looks great and they have alot of interesting games lined up for 2014 that aren't unannouced.
scott182  +   327d ago
I would take infamous second son over any Xbone launch game....
RyuCloudStrife  +   326d ago
You might as well jump ship then.... KZ:SF trumps all Xbox One's games. All other PS4 launch games are a bonus...
Heartnet  +   326d ago
The x1 launch lineup is way better than the ps4 and every1 knows this... I think every1 on this forums love drive club and f2p mmo's that are already on PC...

and @Ryu KZ:SF trumps everythign? what are u basing this off? graphcal power? or the previous games in the series which despite being beautiful to look at they didnt do anything spectacular or introduce anything new to the fps genre or narrative...

Kz is an average FPS with above average graphics... The overall experience offered will struggle to be on Par with other FPS on both consoles..
-Foxtrot  +   327d ago
Whats wrong with their launch line up

You know people keep saying that along with that their gamescom was disappointing but really Sony are winning this without even mentioning what their top studios are working on. NaughtyDog, Sony Santa Monica, Guerrilla Games, Media Molecule etc. While Microsoft blew most of their top game reveals at E3, your not going to see more about Sunset Overdrive and Halo, hell even Quantum Break untill next E3.

They have their launch up, all their indie titles and once the PS4 comes out and we start enjoying those games deep down at least we'll know that there's still a lot more to come to keep on supporting them. It's a smart move in my opinion

To me if they announced what their other studios were working on it would be a waste in a business sense. They can keep these new games untill later on once we've finished or enjoyed what the start of the PS4 lineup has to offer.

Besides didn't people make fun of Sony years ago because it's lack of interest in Indie devs or the fact they had none. Now people are moaning about it, come on guys make up your mind.
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Ju  +   327d ago
I admire Sony that they give new devs a chance to prove themselves.

I was kind a bored first half of the presentation - but the truth is, Sony announced quite a few new titles for the PS4 after. It's only fair those got the prime time - we already know the block busters.

Shadow of the Beast seems to be quite alright. War Thunder looks good too.
Not sure what Helldivers will be,
or Rime, "Everybody's gone to the Rapture" is running CryEngine - at least this looks promising for the eyes - and Housemarque is always convincing: Resogun.

Those aren't even the indie titles, and yet we have 7 unannounced games in that list. Event those aren't all. I think the PS4 will do just fine.

I'm looking forward to what Santa Monica will come up with, or ND, or even Guerilla's second franchise. We don't need to have everything first day, don't we? Slow and steady is fine with me.
Heartnet  +   326d ago
but then there is no reason to buy day one console.. if all decent games have yet to be announced or are going to be relased 4-6 months down the line whats the point?

The majority of the indie games ps4 is getting are just ports or remakes.. which is what i think Sony is going to focus on as its cheap to make with large profit... Hell end of ps3 there was far to many ports and remakes...

And you say Ms blew most of there games at e3 but knowing a game in a proven series is in development gives incentive to buy that console.. if you liked the uncharted series and the halo series and you knew there was a halo game in the making but no the other you would buy the Confirmed game for that console...

Not telling what all ur Studios are up to is a major dissapointment as e3 / gamescom etc only come around once a year... and people arnt gonna spend £329 on a console on a hypothetical Uncharted game.. theyll spend the extra knowing a game they like is going to be released
M-M  +   327d ago
@thetruthx1,

Your username.

@JP1368

Microsoft will have a slow start, but they will start gaining momentum as the years go on. PS4 just seems to have the better lead right now, and Microsoft doesn't have a bunch of rookie studios, a good amount of talented ones in fact.

@-Mika-

You never say anything positive about Sony, should have never posted. Then again, you are Mika after all.

@-Foxtrot

I agree, Sony has a lot of launch games that appeal to many different types of gamers. In the end, both consoles have good launch games that will keep people busy until they release new games next year.
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90Supra  +   327d ago
"Microsoft doesn't have a bunch of rookie studios, a good amount of talented ones in fact."

*Jay Z Voice*

We don't believe you, you need more people...
anzil  +   327d ago
MICROSOFT-AAA=Deadrising 3,Forza, Ryse, KI
Sony-AAA=Knack, Killzone SF, Driveclub, DCUo
Snakefist30  +   326d ago
There is also unannouced games from Naught Dog,Santa Monica,Guirella Games and more.I am Pretty sure sony will not let MS gain Momentum in this gen.
MysticStrummer  +   327d ago
Someone remind MS fans about MS's console history. They seem to have short memories.

As I've said before, neither has a great exclusive in their launch lineup imo. If I had to pick one from each side it would be Ryse and Killzone, but I wouldn't buy either one of those games on launch day. No matter which console I bought I'd be getting BF4 and Watch Dogs.

But... buying a PS4 and PS+, I'll be playing those two games... and PS+ Drive Club... and DC Universe... and Warframe... and within a few months I'd be playing Planetside 2... and Warthunder... and Outlast... without buying another game, though by that time I'd probably buy Killzone anyway.

I don't see how anyone thinks MS's offering out of the gate tops that, but to each their own.
ape007  +   327d ago
yeah also someone need to tell him to worry about cloud dedicated servers

KILLER FEATURE for Xbox One

make the console feel like a Real Nextgen Machine, every online game will play better on X1, let alone a game like TitanFall which cannot be done on any other system except x1 for that matter
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Sevir  +   326d ago
Lmao, um Titan Fall is PC... aaaaaaaaaaaand Xbox 360. Secondly PS4 has dedicated servers thanks to Gaikai's Network infrastructure being built into PSN for Both Vita and PS4. Something they went into detail at the PS4 reveal in feb. Again the xbox one is an over priced less powerful next gen machine compared to the ps4. Keep touting cross generation 360 games as exclusives that cant be done on the ps4 because of the magical cloud (which sony has as well).

The only reason Titan Fall isnt on the PS4 day and Date with PC, Xbox 360, and Xbox one is because of Money. Have a seat ---> _/
forcefullpower  +   326d ago
Ps3 has had dedicated servers for most of their games for the last 7 years. What rock have you been hiding under.
HugoDrax  +   326d ago
@Forcefullpower

"Ps3 has had dedicated servers for most of their games for the last 7 years."

Oh really? So please explain to me why I can no longer play MAG or SOCOM on my PS3 come Jan 2014?
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Potato2  +   326d ago
And the xbox one line up is so amazing?
karl  +   326d ago
thats funny coming from a fan of a third party exclusives console...

xbox one has no games m8
-Mika-  +   327d ago
He needs to grow up. You didn't see MS making comments like this when they were dominating with the 360. Have some respect.
KonsoruMasuta  +   327d ago
What about when MS said they were going to destroy the competition at E3? Bet you had no problem with that.
GiantEnemyCrab  +   327d ago
They could have been talking to Nintendo. I agree MS has trolled Sony good. I remember when they hired a boat to crash some Euro launch party. Funny stuff at the time.

I would think after that ridiculous intro at Gamescom with him just sitting there in a chair with his back to the audience and everyone going WTF he would be a bit more humble.

It looked like he fell asleep in the chair and no one woke him up to tell him the show was starting.
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-Mika-  +   327d ago
I don't remember MS making that comment but if they did. They were just hyping their conference. They weren't making childish remarks about their competition.
titletownrelo  +   327d ago
actually, they said, "we're going to kill SONY at E3" XD, lol
Tony-A  +   327d ago
@Mika

I'm sorry, but the countless fanboy-type comments that Aaron Greenberg alone has made throughout this generation is proof enough that you're blatantly wrong. He even called PSN a "knock-off" at one point.

Let these guys have a little fun. They were obliterated in the press for years. I'm sure it'll subside when the consoles are out and established.

Besides, this sorta stuff isn't new. (SEGA does what Nintendon't)
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Nitrowolf2  +   327d ago
"I don't remember MS making that comment but if they did. They were just hyping their conference. They weren't making childish remarks about their competition."

WTF did I just read? What is this double Standard BS? Are you even aware of what you just wrote?
Kryptix  +   327d ago
Mika, I'm sorry to say, but you're kind of an idiot. You just said if Microsoft did say it, then it's all good but when Sony does it...oh no, they're being childish, shame on them! It's all for fun, it's been done since the good old Nintendo days. It makes the competition do better next time, good for gamers and good for the competition. That means both sides will always try to keep improving, the reason for the Xbox One 180s and why the PS4 is a beast of a console right now due to the PS3's launch criticism.
SpideySpeakz  +   326d ago
If I may recall, MS said they were going to "Kill Sony".. I mean, if those words isn't childish, than I don't know what is.

All this console war gibberish is getting boresome to be honest.
Ritsujun  +   326d ago
-Mika- the ULTIMATE mindless blindb0t.
Drekken  +   326d ago
@GiantEnemyCrab: "I would think after that ridiculous intro at Gamescom with him just sitting there in a chair with his back to the audience and everyone going WTF he would be a bit more humble."

http://www.youtube.com/watc...

This is a better video than the stream we saw yesterday. For the slow people like you that couldn't tell what he was doing in the chair: This video shows how we will use the PS4. It shows the UI and how it works... It shows him jumping in and watching through his friends eyes then he chose to join the multiplayer game he was watching straight from the UI. This took 6 seconds and he was in game.

That little demo of him sitting in the chair was more exciting than any of the news coming out of the MS camp. Go back to the hole you crawled out of GEC.
GiantEnemyCrab  +   326d ago
Drekken: You sound mad.

People were like WTF when it started and without any context it just came off awkward.. Sort of like the Minecraft weirdos who came out and everyone was like huh..

MS has had more cringe worthy moments than I can recall. Remember the E3 Kinect presentation? Yikes!
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Drekken  +   326d ago
GEC, I didn't know what was going on either because of the camera being so zoomed out. Once they showed the screen and how the interface worked, it was impressive.

Who can forget the ponchos?
Heartnet  +   326d ago
Tbh the main Victim is Nintendo right now... not even included...

and besides each time Sony insult MS there just reminding people of MS...

its like they say... "no such thing as bad publicity"

they mention MS people start thinkgin about MS and what they are doing.. they look it up... they get interested etc.. Sony lost a customer... GG
Lord_Sloth  +   326d ago
Who let Mika have bubbles again!?
-Foxtrot  +   327d ago
Microsoft said they were going to "kill" Sony at E3

Microsoft have made a ton of digs at Sony in the past about it's line up or troubled start.

Microsoft have taking digs at them because of sales of games

http://www.videogamer.com/x...

What about the launch party of the PS3 in France, with the massive canal boat that went by saying "XBOX LOVES YOU". Isn't that more of a childish thing to do then some small digs which are kind of true.

http://n4g.com/news/31285/m...

Mika the thing is though, you'll always find something to moan at.
nooneknows  +   327d ago
Lets be honest. If s/he ever played any Playstation for a long time. They wouldn't like Final Fantasy 13. Most Playstation gamers from "95-06" would at least know that game is terrible. The only people who became Final Fantasy fans because of Final Fantasy 13 didn't play Final Fantasy until 13. And that's one way you can detect, an Xbot.
whitesoxfalife1976  +   326d ago
I'm not replying to trot but to 6.2.1 instead....
I've been playing f.f. since ninety yes I agree f.f.7 thru ten was the shit f.f.tactics was alright but off base in a sense.....f.f.11 was garbage didn't like that fact u had to pay a monthly fee for a single/online game. But to say 13 was shaft cuz of the 360 wanted in is just sad. Overall the game took a different approach it was suppose to be an open world but it didn't work out for they wanted to achieve, yea sure f.f.13 shud have been a ps3 exclusive but like I said 360 wanted a second chance for us 360 gamers cuz we didn't like the fact that s.s. charged us a seperate fee to play their game. By the way I'm a long time gamer not just a playstation gamer so your opinion is off base please think about what you saying before you type ya comment.
M-M  +   327d ago
Sounds like you need to grow up, always spending your time trolling on here when you get the chance. They both have sport with one another, on the Xbox website they said something along the lines of "Our games have over 100 nominations from E3, while the PS4 has 42).
sckipt  +   327d ago
do you actually think business is full of respect? well sorry to break it to you but business is about making other companies look bad and try to be better then them
Heartnet  +   326d ago
No but what sony is doing right now is flat out chidish... witty subtly digs is where a company needs to stick to... sly things placed in conferences and adverts...

But what people are saying that they are acting like the fanbase is correct... there trying to make you relate to them so they act like this... good strategy as to every1 else it makes em look like complete dbags but to the PSloyalists it makes em look like the leader of a gang they look up to.. Like bullies. every1 in the gang thinks there cool but to every1 else there not ^^
sckipt  +   326d ago
@heartnet

MS made fun of the ps3 when it launched and when psn went down and they were given full respect and said it was professional and now when sony does it people say they are bullies and Dbags well sry to break it to you but MS has done the same thing to sony and no one seems to realize that
nooneknows  +   327d ago
Craig Davidson: Director of Global Marketing at Microsoft.

"We will kill Sony at E3"

"Announce a console without actually showing a console? That's one approach,"

Major Nelson on Twitter about the PS4 reveal.
bub16  +   327d ago
no so major nelson didn't get on his twitter to bash on sony for not showing a console at a reveal event
Heartnet  +   326d ago
he was recognizing there strategy and giving it away free to the public.. Good guy Major nelson ;)

stuff like that usualyl costs money :P
360ICE  +   327d ago | Well said
Oh my God, that is such unbelievable BS. You had that all the time. I am actually glad PS3 is outselling 360 for that reason. Won't have to listen to Major Nelson's about every NPD chart ever released, even when they were second to the Wii. Add Steve Ballmer and Peter Moore to that list, and you had a self-indugent festival which has seen no equal.

This even went on with some of the developers. You'd have Microsoft and Turn 10 constantly taking hits at Gran Turismo, without Polyphony or Sony ever mentioning Forza.

Microsoft has been quiet recently because they've been forced on the defense.
At least Sony is doing this with some humor. Not just "We're gonna crush Sony etc, etc"
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onyoursistersback  +   327d ago
i never NEVER give bubbles, but your getting one from me.
That_Ninja_Gray_Fox  +   327d ago
No. M$ just got into the console biz totake out sony and nintendo in the first place. Its called Karma and there is alot more of it coming. So fukc Xbox,Xbox 360 and Xbox One. What a joke.
CrossingEden  +   326d ago
How isn't this comment flagged?
onyoursistersback  +   327d ago
lol.....o look, -Mika- now has memory loss some one call 911 "Wii-U Wii-U"
Rai  +   327d ago
Dominating..? where? in the US maybe...but globally, Sony has caught up or maybe surpass the 360..so where is the domination with the 360?

This was also with a year head start and lower price point..
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Biggest  +   327d ago
Not maybe. It's a fact, Jack.
EXVirtual  +   327d ago
Yoshida needs to grow up? Remember Major Nelson bashing Sony on twitter about not showing the console? It´s pretty ironic, because Sony just showed the hardware at E3 while MS showed dat VCR at the initial reveal, yet the XB1 is launching in 13 countries while the PS4 is launching in 32.
dcj0524  +   326d ago
So 32 isn't greater than 13. I need to retake 1st grade math I geusse.
tarbis  +   326d ago
I agree with you. He needs to give some respect like how M$ gave their respect to PS3's launch.
http://www.joystiq.com/2007...
Relientk77  +   327d ago
32 > 13

and 4 > 1

he got it
ape007  +   327d ago
hmmmmm

Cloud Dedicated Servers for everygame is a KILLER feature

can't beat that
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Kryptix  +   327d ago
lol You had to go off-topic just to defend the Xbox One for launching in less than half the countries the PS4 is launching in...thanks for the laugh. :)
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scott182  +   326d ago
The cloud is not a killer feature, because Sony owns a top company. They use the their servers in different ways per their needs.
tarbis  +   326d ago
According to M$' flipflop, the Xbone no longer needs to be online. So, tell me, what can those 300k servers do now? I wonder if those massive paperweights can be good at something else.
sckipt  +   327d ago
the people of sony are soooo funny i just cant wait to play ps4 with them
ZHZ90  +   326d ago
I would love to play with MARK CERNY! :D
kewlkat007  +   327d ago
Really after today's conference..

http://www.youtube.com/watc...

Come on..Sony.
Dunpeal  +   327d ago
that's like some foxnews worthy spin right there durrr hurrrr
PFFT  +   327d ago
Id be mad too if my system could only do Indie.

PS4 It only does Indie!

And 2 or 3 exclusives.
scott182  +   326d ago
lol. Now Xbones are gloating about the fact that micro is unpopular with indie devs. Whats next, I love it.

The order
Killzone SF
Infamous second son
Knack
Planetside 2
DC Universe Online
And so many great indie games
PFFT  +   326d ago
Unpopular really?? Last i hear they have their own fair share of indie releases as well BUT the difference is that Ms doesnt just focus on indie games. They actually try to release full retail games at launch as well. And out of those titles only 2 are retail Launch, 2 are digital with one already available on Ps3. And the other two are slated for next year. OHH JOY!
rainslacker  +   326d ago
Dude, Indie devs haven't gotten mainstream attention until recently. I think it's high time that they get some major spotlight exposure. The fact that they need this to just disprove the "all indie games are crap" argument is just sad. AAA games get a lot of attention, and Sony has them in abundance from their own first party studios. You don't need a press conference to get the word out, because as soon as something is released, everyone watches the trailer. Have you ever noticed how little indie trailers are watched because of this pre-concieved notion that they are crap? The fact that everyone correlates indie devs with cheap phone games is just sickening.

I'm glad Sony is not neglecting a huge community of developers. If you were a developer, as I am, you would be glad for it too. And hell I'm glad despite the fact I'm not currently working on a commercial release game. These guys work hard, sometimes with very little. They have to rely on their creativity and talent, not a $50-100 million dollar advertising budget.

MS can wax on poetically about Minecraft for 10 minutes being exclusive to 360, but seriously, that's an insult to all the talented indie devs out there who have to fight tooth and nail just to get a moments notice from the jaded assholish cynics like yourself.

Can you seriously sit there and tell me that of all the indie games shown by Sony at both E3 and GameCon, that not a single one looked interesting enough to buy? If you say, "Yes, that's right", then all I can say is that you're a graphics whore, and there is no reason why anyone should take your opinion seriously on the measure of what makes a good game.
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tarbis  +   326d ago
Yah, like how the Xbox 360 is churning out countless exclusives this year. The Xbone will be no different.
PFFT  +   326d ago
So far so good.
Ritsujun  +   325d ago
Who let the pfftdog out?
keyz1579  +   327d ago
At the end of the day it's competition that's all no need to get upset
PFFT  +   325d ago
True indeed. Dont mind me too much. i was in fanboy mode.
XboxFun  +   327d ago
Totally acceptable behavior from heads of huge companies.
AceBlazer13  +   327d ago
at least they didn't hire a boat to crash a launch event.
MrBeatdown  +   326d ago
Agreed. Totally unprofessional.

They should learn from Microsoft and only mock competitors' products in major televised advertising campaigns.
rainslacker  +   326d ago
Could this be the next Twitter scandal? Is the community going to backlash against the comment and cause Yoshida's head to roll...or at least send him packing?

Err...probably not, because technically he is right on his math, so both in context and fact, he is not wrong.

He's just pandering to the fans. You would agree that it is the fans that would be following his tweets right?

On a side note...Kevin Butler often took jabs at the competitor in his commercials. He seems to be pretty well liked by most gamers regardless of console affiliation.

I think Sony has a lot to be proud of right now. They've been doing right by gamers and developers, so let them have a little fun since they provide us with so much more fun in the long run.
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BOLO  +   326d ago
"Fortunately we have a product for people who aren't able to stay connected; it's called Xbox 360" - Don Mattrick, Ex-Microsoft President of Interactive Entertainment Business.

Totally acceptable comment from heads of huge companies.
GusBricker  +   327d ago
The #3 is the most important to me. Dead Rising 3, to be exact and that's why I'm getting the One before the Four.
AceBlazer13  +   327d ago
3 as in how many years ur gonna be getting worthy exclusives
T2  +   326d ago
you do realize that DR3 will be about the same as 2 right? and that it gets boring after a couple of hours? Don't get me wrong the games are fun but they are not console moving AAA games.... I'm sorry I'm not super excited about every title on PS4 either but touting DR3 as a AAA game is just reaching.
DR2 sold 1.4 million copies. half of that was in the U.S. which means out of xbox launch countries, maybe 1 million..... this means every xboxone purchaser would have to buy it to make it a system seller, which in turn means most people are buying it because there are no good alternatives.
theEx1Le  +   326d ago
Hardly a reach. Because you don't see it as a system seller doesn't mean others agree with you. I know a few people who love playing DR games for hours at a time because they are just fun. Was that ever a thought that occurred to you that GusBricker just enjoys the game? Because I don't see half the crap you mentioned in your post as a relevant response to what he said.
T2  +   326d ago
im obviously talking about the elephant in the room, and that is that DR is not a wildly popular franchise... gusb can love it all he wants, doesn't matter to me, but I'm not going to discuss that, otherwise why would he even post it, noone cares about one persons preference.
360 > 4

I get it.
fsfsxii  +   327d ago
2600 > 360
I get it too
titletownrelo  +   327d ago
Xbox One = 359 steps backwards
AceBlazer13  +   327d ago
dante started on ps though. u forgetting ur home mofo?
ShabbaRanks  +   326d ago
LMAO

bubs !
pyramidshead  +   327d ago
lots of salty, and suddenly, high roading fanboys in this thread, they know who they are ;)
Wonder what the out come would be if the tables were turned.
GeneralRaam93   327d ago | Spam
Bathyj  +   327d ago
Shu is so adorable, how can anyone be mad at him? Take it as the good natured joke it is, he doesnt have a mean bone in his body.
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The_Klank  +   327d ago
Thought this was funny
https://twitter.com/XboxSup...
Biggest  +   327d ago
That is amazing!

"We have Minecraft: Xbox One Edition and it is exclusive to Xbox One."

Simply amazing.
The_Sneauxman  +   327d ago
HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! ohhh Micro$oft, you tryhards
iMixMasTer872   326d ago | Spam
rainslacker  +   326d ago
Semantics are fun.
pyramidshead  +   326d ago
holy shit that's amazing LOL
T2  +   326d ago
LOL look at the twitter feed getting trolled... Xbox support with the robotic answers
"xboxone will have minecraft"
"let us know if you have any xbox support questions"
"help we are drowning"
LOL
gamertk421  +   327d ago
Sony talking shit=unacceptable
Microsoft talking shit=awesome

I'm a Microsoft fan, so this is perfectly acceptable.
EXVirtual  +   327d ago
Dem jabs. Lolz.
buynit  +   327d ago
Sony is feeling a certain way...
ape007  +   327d ago
oh the insecurity

they are afraid that xbox one might be have the definitive versions of most multiplat games

and Cloud feature is the reason

xbox one is a true nextgen console, both gfx and online
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AceofStaves  +   327d ago
You would have had a case that XB1 was a 'true next gen console' if MS had stuck to their original vision for it. But consumer sentiment proved that people don't care for 'next gen experiences.' If the cloud, and the dedicated servers, and the Kinect integration were so enticing and exciting for gamers, they would have pre-ordered the XB1 in droves after its reveal and after E3.

They didn't.

Sony learned the problems of attempting to 'lead' consumers where you want them to go when this current gen started. No matter how great Blu-Ray disc was, people weren't going to spend $600 on a game console just to be able to play those discs, even if standalone BD players were around $1,000 at the time.

MS learned the same lesson. That's why they removed all the policies that were seen as turn-offs to early adoption of the console on a mass scale. Fortunately for MS, the lesson came before launch.
AceBlazer13  +   327d ago
even then the ps3 had some worth to that 600. backwards compatibility, built in wifi and bluetooth not to mention it looked sexy as fuck. the 600 price wasn't that bad
MRMagoo123  +   327d ago
with 1 million preorders for the ps4 Sony arent afraid of the xbone lol
Quicktopick  +   326d ago
correction, More than a million.
fsfsxii  +   326d ago
Doo, don't blow your cover man.
I'm not sure who's insecure. Remember yesterday prior to the conference?? "The PS4 is just a powerful PS3"
Then they held no conference. You guys contradict yourselves
C0LLAT  +   327d ago
@360ICE
Dude I've been gaming on Xbox for 7 years, and I am sooooo sick of Major Nelson, he's the biggest D-bag EVER! I hated the menu at the home screen where he would be talking about games and upcoming crap. Remember this?
http://m.youtube.com/watch?...

ONE of MANY reasons why to get a PS4!
Swiggins  +   327d ago
This guy has officially earned the right to wear a shirt that says, "The Man, the Myth, the Legend, Shuhei Yoshida!"
GentlemenRUs  +   326d ago
He is such a nice bloke!

A little trolling here and there between rival companies is healthy, Keeps them both on their toes!

Even got a reply to a Tweet I sent not long ago.
RockmanII7  +   326d ago
I.... I don't get it

Oh is it for the amount of countries the system is launching in? Both are releasing in mine so it doesn't effect me.
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Discod99  +   326d ago
It was funny during e3 but this is just pathetic now.
XabiDaChosenOne  +   326d ago
Yosp is a funny troll.
MultiConsoleGamer  +   326d ago
People think this is bravado but in reality this is an act of fear and insecurity.

A strong company doesn't even mention the competition. Blue ocean.
H3ADWOUND81  +   326d ago
Some people mix stupidity with insanity..
A strong company does not try ripping loyal Gamers off then going back on everything they set out to do with the DRM.. Then going back on their dastardly plan because so many people complained ms where pulling their pants down....
Ms are a joke....
MultiConsoleGamer  +   326d ago
$599 US
$100 Proprietary Memory Cards
DRE on two generations of hardware
"Me too" Products

etc...

Not only does this comment make Sony look insecure and afraid but it also brings out the fear and insecurities of their own consumer base. It also encourages them to act like children on a playground, which just alienates potential consumers.
H3ADWOUND81  +   326d ago
It's possible to read into things to much man.. Shu yoshida having a joke does not alienate consumers.. Seriously man take your medication, your logic is off the scale crazy...
Rhinoceros  +   323d ago
@HEADWOUND

I think the DRM thing is funny, their is a company that actually implemented a malware type DRM on music CD's that took information from people's pc's and gave that information to to the music company. That company was Sony. Sony is the company that has a much worse case of implementing DRM that harms customers, this included rootkits on Sony label CD's that acted as malware without the knowledge of their customers if you so much as placed the CD into your computer. This actually happened and Sony never bothered to tell people before hand. People always give Sony a pass or forget about their previous sins. They have done alot worse things that are anti consumer that actually made it out the door and effected customer compared to Xbox One polices that MS actually told us about and then later reversed cause people did not like it.
rawd  +   326d ago
I think you meant blue screen... as in BSOD
strigoi814  +   326d ago
But XB1 has a free sticker?? /s
Max-Zorin  +   326d ago
I see everyone is literally on their period. *Goes back to underground bunker*
whitesoxfalife1976  +   326d ago
Of course with each console generation the rivalry gets more serious ...bulls/pistons.....Lakers/Ce ltics.....Yankees/redsox
Democrats/republican....Sega/ ninety(to me was the best one)
Of course they gonna throw jabs here and there its to please their respective fan base ain't nothing wrong with that.
Hell even the xbox/ps2 rivalry was good when splinter cell first came out on OGXBOX with the igloo ad... so send the shots
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