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Submitted by rhoan01 566d ago | opinion piece

The next-gen questions that really matter

Are we talking about the right stuff when it comes to evaluating which next-gen console is right for someone? VGW's Russell Jones lists what he thinks are the most important questions people need to ask themselves before November. (Microsoft, Next-Gen, PS Vita, PS4, Sony, Xbox One)

towelie1288  +   566d ago
good article

will get X1 first on Day one and get a PS4 sometime next year
great gaming ahead for both consoles
CRAIG667  +   566d ago
me too
rhoan01  +   566d ago
Thanks towelie!
Eddie20101  +   566d ago
The article is slanted a little towards the Xbox One. Not really a good article.

This article seemed negative to me, these gaming journalist take themselves way to seriously. The first adopters of these consoles already know everything they need to know about the respective consoles, enough to know that they want and are getting one.
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fattyuk  +   566d ago
The next gen questions that REALLY matter:

- What's Microsofts next shot in the foot.

Seriously that is a proper question.
toptugger73  +   566d ago
the next gen question that really MATTERS is when are ms gonna reveal the REAL SPECS for xbone
CRAIG667  +   566d ago
who cares, the games look good, that's good enough for me...
porkChop  +   566d ago
They already announced the specs. They don't have some magical super secret hardware that they're hiding. We already know exactly what the consoles hardware is capable of.
GinkgoID  +   566d ago
The analysis of games for each system in the article is very shallow and doesn't paint the full picture. Below are some stats pulled from wikipedia that I think give a better total vision of the games for each system, not just at launch but in the pipeline.

Summary of all announced games (Xbox One, PS4)
Launch Games - 24, 29
2013 Post Launch Games – 0, 10
2014 Games – 22, 41
2015 Games – 5, 4
Release TBA Games – 12, 40
Total Announced Games – 63, 124

Summary of Exclusives (Xbox One, PS4)
First Party Launch Exclusives – 8, 6
Third Party Launch Exclusives – 2, 9
Total Launch Exclusives – 10, 15
First Party Post Launch Exclusives – 10, 14
Third Party Post Launch Exclusives – 4, 41
Total Post Launch Exclusives - 14, 55
Total Exclusives - 24, 70

Source: Wikipedia
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level 360  +   566d ago
PS4 here, simply because the risk precentage is far far less compared to XBox ONE.
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BrianPShea  +   566d ago
I was originally all-in with PS4, but Microsoft has made all the right tweaks with Xbox One since Sony destroyed it at E3. People can get on Microsoft for backpedaling, but they listened to the complaints and addressed the biggest ones.
Sadist3  +   566d ago
I'm getting both, because since the days of Nintendo and Genesis, it's what I always did. But to be honest, I'll be on Battlefield 4 on whichever system has a better online community. Only other game that interests me is Ryse of course, and I'll try out Warframe since its free. But Killzone looks generic as hell, and knack not to appealing. Wasn't Planetside 2 supposed to be a launch game for the PS4 as well?
GinkgoID  +   566d ago
Planetside 2 is a PS4 launch title. Full list released so far below:

PS4 Releases :
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
Battlefield 4
Blacklight: Retribution
Call of Duty: Ghosts
Contrast
DC Universe Online
Divekick
DriveClub
FIFA 14
Hohokum
Just Dance 2014
Killzone: Shadow Fall
Knack
Lego Marvel Super Heroes
Madden NFL 25
Minecraft
NBA 2K14
NBA Live 14
Need for Speed: Rivals
PlanetSide 2
Resogun
Skylanders: Swap Force
Super Motherload
The Pinball Arcade
The Playroom
Tiny Brains
War Thunder
Warframe
Watch Dogs

XBox One Releases :
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
Battlefield 4
Call of Duty: Ghosts
Carmageddon: Reincarnation
Crimson Dragon
Dead Rising 3
FIFA 14
Forza Motorsport 5
Just Dance 2014
Killer Instinct
Lego Marvel Super Heroes
LocoCycle
Madden NFL 25
NBA 2K14
NBA Live 14
Need for Speed: Rivals
Peggle 2
Powerstar Golf
Ryse: Son of Rome
Skylanders: Swap Force
The Fighter Within
Watch Dogs
Zoo Tycoon
Zumba Fitness: World Party
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