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Submitted by jonnyvito 286d ago | news

'PS4 as quiet as a mouse and as powerful as a lion', says Ripstone

Indie publisher gets a PS4 as its office and reveals its first impressions. (PS4, Ripstone)

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Xwow2008  +   286d ago | Well said
A Technical Masterpiece.
onyoursistersback  +   286d ago | Funny
XboxOne is as loud as a cloud, and as powerfull as your internet connection will allow.
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malokevi  +   286d ago
And as toothy as a beaver, and as sexy as a horse, and as scaly as a lizard, and as leathery as an African rhino, and as slimy as a squid, and as cool as a koala. And other animal stuff, too.
cleft5  +   286d ago
Too funny.
GTgamer  +   286d ago
:if i don't have internet it will lose all of its saiyan powers its like Superman without the sun tony stark without the iron suit 0.0
adorie  +   286d ago
@Malokevi

Simplicity, my good sir. Simplicity.

That's why onyoursistersback *checks sister*
Got a funny-feedback.

What a user name. o.O;
G20WLY  +   286d ago
lol! You sir, have 'da powah of da clown' ;P

Oh yeah, also:

"publisher gets a PS4 as its office"

How on Earth do they all fit in that beautiful little box? Every PS4 is a publishing kit, CONFIRMED! ;D
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dmitrijs88  +   285d ago
:D
Thats original and not offensive.
johndoe11211  +   285d ago
ROFL!!!!

You sir, just won the n4g joke of the year award.
UncleGermrod  +   285d ago
lolz i guess? last i heard from just about anyone who has had the chance to see/hear it up close, the xbox one is dead quite. Let's at least be fair here, if there's one thing MS did seem to get right this time, it's ventilation. They have tons of it and as a result, many are saying that in a quiet room you pretty much have to listen for it if you want to know it's on. Why can't sony and MS just make their systems connect on some power rangers shit and then it could get all big and pissed and do weird things
DonFreezer  +   285d ago
Well said, funny, intelligent comment. Should we give the Nobel prize of knowledge to the ps fantrolls?
mistertwoturbo  +   285d ago
Actually the Xbone is as big as a Lion and as quiet as a hair dryer.
TAURUS-555  +   286d ago
another big blow to the xbox1 camp
MELMAN26  +   285d ago
Not a big blow to the xb1, we have not heard the xb1 (or the ps4 for that matter) running.
MELMAN26  +   285d ago
Good to hear...now show us.
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mrpsychoticstalker  +   285d ago
How does that mouse says: "squeak-squeak" and how does the lion says:" roar-roar" lmfao

Sony fanboys are too funny. Its like preschool all over again.
nugnugs  +   285d ago
Not Sony fanboys. Fanboys in general.
Lukas_Japonicus  +   286d ago
Floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee.
Mr_cheese  +   286d ago
Floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee,
Best piece of kit, made by mr cerny
Majin-vegeta  +   286d ago
Floats like a butterfly, stings like what I Pee :P.

Family guy reference.

Too bad i can't find the clip :/.
mxrider2199  +   286d ago
its originally from a car movie but used as a sexual joke and probs was used on family guy
mkis007  +   285d ago
Its from the episode were lois becomes a karate master and peter wants people to fight her.
Gekko36  +   285d ago
Christ! I can't believe people are bothered.

They are both supposed to be nice and quick and pretty quiet.

This maybe masturbate inducing pleasure for some... but I just don't see it.

What's the point?
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dmitrijs88  +   285d ago
another day, another great news!

Greatness Truly Awaits!
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_QQ_  +   286d ago
ive seen a giraffe take out a lion.
but nice on the being quite, My ps3 was louder than a microwave around the end of its life. but super quite before
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Mr_cheese  +   286d ago
Giraffes are brutal, that thing they do with their neck is terrifying.
GribbleGrunger  +   286d ago | Funny
But did it get laid after the date?
Mr_cheese  +   286d ago
+bubble hahahaa
_QQ_  +   286d ago
The giraffe did. But the lion didn't, it was too damn dead.
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Beastforlifenoob  +   285d ago
Yeah your a wii u lover go bakc to the wii u and dont spout your bs around epic ps4 articles.
_QQ_  +   285d ago
Epic articles? i feel bad for you, why don't you give me the name of all your non sony gaming accounts so we see who the single console fanboy really is.
solidboss07  +   285d ago
African Lions can and do hunt Elephants-only specific prides do this, Cape Buffalo, Giraffe, Hippo - dangerous as a pride found out when an experienced lioness got bitten through the skull and throat, but survived.

Impressive considering Africa's largest and most powerful sub species of Lion is now extinct, the Barbary Lion.
chrissx  +   286d ago
As powerful as a 2-headed lion. Ps4 is history in the making.
TRD4L1fe  +   286d ago
a two headed lion would just kill itself
insomnium2  +   285d ago
And poo out of it's mouth. Ewww...
Beastforlifenoob  +   285d ago
Guys stop insulting the PS4 ITS NOWHERE NERE THE POWER OF A LION, ITS MORE LIKE THE POWER OF 500 LIONS WHICH EAT STERIODS FOR BREAKFEST
Gekko36  +   285d ago
@chrissx - Not really history in the making, neither is the Xbox One.

The first man on the moon, Nixon VS David Frost, Cuban missile crisis, WW1&2 (Though best not mention Japan on that one), The Berlin Wall coming down...

Now they were all huge moments in history!

Then we have Sony and Microsoft... LOL, They are nothing, just electronics.. not even page one headlines.
TRD4L1fe  +   285d ago
"Then we have Sony and Microsoft... LOL, They are nothing, just electronics.. not even page one headlines"

I dont know man, I think when the PS4 launches and the XB1 launches there's going to be some brawls at those midnight events.

When the PS3 launch a person got shot for his console over by this area so i can imagine all the crazy people trying to get their hands on it.
scott182  +   286d ago
Very good to hear! I'm glad they focused on ventilating the system well and placing the fans at an angle that they wont make much noise.
deathstriker  +   286d ago
Judging from that tacky PS t-shirt, I'm sure he's not a fanboy at all. Can't wait to hear about the Xbox from someone who's wearing a 360 headband next...
KwietStorm  +   286d ago
I can't wait for the day where we can come online to get our gaming news and not have to wade through the trolling cesspool just to do it.
deathstriker  +   286d ago
I agree, I'm not a troll if you're directing that towards me.... the post was clearly sarcastic. Neither the X1 nor PS4 look all that impressive yet. In 2014 they'll probably be good, but their launches look sub-par. I'd rather not see so many hyperbolic and fanboyish articles on here. Comments are easy to ignore.
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scott182  +   286d ago
Devs do seem to like the PS4, not sure if I would consider it fanboyism bias... People are entitled to like what they like, even devs.
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cabbitwithscissors  +   286d ago
Sometimes, I think that N4G is purposely putting in these articles for hits. :-\

Anyway, that being said, good for them. More kit for developers to develop on PS4 is always a good thing.
Emilio_Estevez  +   286d ago
N4G doesn't post news, users do.
LoveOfTheGame  +   285d ago
Judging by the articles, neither of the above post actual news.
jcnba28  +   286d ago
Well that's good because the PS3 sounded like a hoover.
KwietStorm  +   286d ago
Mine sounds fine. Is yours clean?
humbleopinion  +   285d ago
That's actually what worries me about next gen: the PS3 and Xbox 360 were loud, because they fans to ventilate quickly in order to bring down excess heat. Next gen consoles however don't seem to push the envelope that way.

You know what's also very silent? My mobile phone running (average looking )games at full HD. You know what's loud? My GTX 680 when it's pushed to the max.
If you're machine is running too quiet, it means you are not pushing it hard enough.
I don't care about playing games on a quite consoles: Games are played loud on speakers anyway so I don't hear the background noise, and there are no battery life issues associated with noisy cooling. Give me more juice instead of making things quieter, otherwise you'll see stronger competing machines (Valve anyone?) taking over with better looking games.
king_george  +   285d ago
My ps3 actually sounds pretty quiet. I cant hear anything but the game itself. I agree with kwietstorm is your system clean?
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Animal Mutha 76  +   286d ago
Its great that its quiet.

Given the size of the console and the components within I'm eager to see a tear down to find out how Sony have approached the thermal management. They obviously have a minimalist approach whereas MS have gone big box with lots o' holes and a monster fan.

As for power. I'm sure hes right but I'll wait for a neutral assessment rather than a Sony dev story on a Sony site then mentioned on a very Sony N4G.

As for Ripstone. A new PS4 in Liverpool! tomorrows story will be about a burglary at Liverpool based dev lol!
MasterCornholio  +   285d ago
I read an article once about 3D transistors in the PS4 which is one of the main reasons why their cooling system is extremely efficient compared to Microsoft's. I can't wait to see a tear down as well and hopefully we will see one soon.

Nexus 7 2013
kingduqc  +   286d ago
Then my pc is as silent as a skin cell and as powerful as a horde of of tigers mounting bears with Aks..
Beastforlifenoob  +   285d ago
and cost $1500-$2000 show me 1 pc which has 8gb of GDDR5 ram.

NONE because you cant get 8GB GDDR5 GPU's also if you sli 4 titans you still have 6gb of GDDR5, because sli isnt cummalitive, obv ps4 is not titan but for 500 bucks (where i live atleast) its the best value for money ever because for $300 you wouuld only get a copy of wind, a case and a psu,
humbleopinion  +   285d ago
Why throw in 8 GB of GDDR5 when it's much smarter to throw in 32GB of DDR3 (which is faster than GDDR5) for general purpose CPU and system level access which favor good latency, and top that with another 4GB or GDDR5 (which has higher bandwidth than DDR4) dedicated just for the graphic operations which favor bandwidth over latency?
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josephayal  +   286d ago
Another Lucky Guy
stuntman_mike   286d ago | Immature | show
talhat2  +   286d ago
If its quieter than the PS3 slim which i have now, that is just amazing.
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Elzer  +   286d ago
It's always the indie developers talking. I love it . Have you fools not notice that trend.
MasterCornholio  +   285d ago
There are other developers who are talking about the PS4 as well like UbiSoft, Squarenix, Capcom, iD Software and other developers of AAA games. But the reason why we hear so much from indies is because there are a ton of indies in the video game industry and Sony been known to be extremely open to them.

Nexus 7 2013
insomnium2  +   285d ago
Holy ass-stomping-batman. You just destroyed Elzer with a fatality right there DR. Good work.
coinpixels  +   286d ago
I'm sick fed up of consoles sounding like they are taking off, hopefully these next gens are as quiet as a mouse.
BattleTorn  +   285d ago
I had to move my Xbox Slim yesterday to play GTA V on another TV...

The thing seriously sounded like a jet engine. It was just as loud as I remember the ol' original white ones were...
akurtz  +   286d ago
Technology moving foward!
I love my ps3, but this morning i thought there was a calm rain, but it was my ps3 installing a huge file. That little rascal
insomnium2  +   285d ago
Lolled at the rascal part.
strickers  +   285d ago
Yet again a PS4 topic full of XB fanboys. Yet I always hear moaning about PS Fanboys flooding XB articles, where they aren't welcome......on a forum ;-)
DigitalRaptor  +   285d ago
These Xbox fanboys tearing down indie developers are a disgrace to gaming. I'd go as far as saying they're the scum of gaming, since they're downplaying and holding prejudices against the developers who are responsible for some of the most unique, original and creative games to grace the industry, in favour of their blind loyalist support of the hungry publisher machine that thrives on bloated AAA budgets over original ideas.

These are the same people that said they care more about gameplay than graphics or production value, and the same guys that used indie games on XBLA as a talking point of the 360. Yet now, it's all about a game being AAA rather than the focus on actual substance of gameplay.

And the pant-wettingly hilarious irony is that Respawn Entertainment (Titanfall devs) are an independent studio. Oh the glorious, glorious irony!
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ambientFLIER  +   285d ago
I rolled my eyes. The PS4 isn't all that great compared to a halfway decent pc. Neither is the xbox. They are nice and all, but they are not "lions".
Silly gameAr  +   285d ago
Anybody that brings up the PC when nobody mentions PC gaming makes me roll my eyes. I'm surprised my eyes haven't rolled out of my head yet it happens so often.
THC CELL  +   285d ago
Go play gta on your mega pc, wait your still begging.
Rodent85  +   285d ago
I rolled my eyes everytime i see lonely pc fanboy lurking in console section article (again)
ambientFLIER  +   284d ago
it's funny, because I don't even have a gaming PC. I do have an xbox and a ps3. But I still think the simile is stupid.
MultiConsoleGamer  +   285d ago
Definitely not as "quiet as a mouse."
Hicken  +   285d ago
How loud is your PS4?
MultiConsoleGamer  +   285d ago
How many times have you seen the PS4 in person?

For me it's been at least 5 times now.
AceBlazer13  +   285d ago
Well since you saw it 5 times already I'd assume you went to conventions.So I highly doubt a bunch of ps4s in close proximity, running simultaneously coupled together with loud crowds would sound as quiet as a mouse.
Hicken  +   285d ago
Yes, and I'm certain those dev-spec PS4s will be running under the same conditions as the one you may or may not come to own.
MultiConsoleGamer  +   285d ago
"Dev Specs"

Oh so they have developer consoles in the retail enviroment now?

Give it a rest.
Hicken  +   285d ago
They only JUST started sending PS4s to retail locations. I mean, they've just been available to play in the last day or two. And you've already been to see the console five times?

Or are you calling conferences and conventions retail environments?
MultiConsoleGamer  +   284d ago
Hicken, you're an idiot and you're trying too hard.
MultiConsoleGamer  +   284d ago
Oh and its six times now and zero for you. :)
kingPoS  +   285d ago
Can't hardly wait to see how Sony managed to cram it all into it's current size. I'm pretty sure the eventual tear-down of of the PS4 will be a site to see.
Jovanian  +   285d ago
A lion would be able to rip through 1080p and 60fps no problem.

The ps4 is no lion
OmegaShen  +   285d ago
Anything to back that up? Because no proof means you full of more hot air then Microsoft with Cloud.
Bolts  +   285d ago
900p and 60fps is the target for the PS4 per Dice. So the chances of the PS4 doing 1080p 60 fps is virtual nil.
UncleGermrod  +   285d ago
I have no doubt that the ps4 will be a great piece of tech in pretty much every way and I applaud sony for their excellent approach thus far to the next gen and to their past and future commitment to gamers. I chose MS first for this gen due to a mix of currently being a predominantly xbox gamer and my interest in their launch window games.
What I would like to point out is the fact that much of the positive ps4 statements come from indie devs, as does much of the negative xbox stuff. What I am saying is that I wonder if this is a result of MS past policies regarding the indie community. In other words, while much of it is probably true, I also feel like it may be somewhat overly harsh and even biased. Guys like jonathan blow seem to really hate MS. They kind of have a point, but sometimes I just feel like we may not be getting the whole truth from them. I'm not a huge indie game fan but I certainly do not mind having more games to choose from as well as a more diverse catalog of creative titles.
Again, I'm simply pointing out that for sometime now, I have sensed that xbox may be getting a little too much flack in terms of performance/features from indie devs simply because they are sour with MS about their polices. Good thing MS changed many of their policies on self-publishing etc., but we will see how that turns out.
Does any one agree with me or at least see the same trend?
Again, I don't blame indies for siding with sony so far, but I also feel that they prob have plenty of power to work with on the xbox one and are just kind of reluctant to give MS any positive attention.
An analogy of what I am trying to say would be the current situation with Nvidia. They keep talking about how consoles are "low end" and how PC is the future etc. In many ways, they aren't really lying; however, I do feel like they are pissed at sony/MS for going with AMD for their chipsets and so they are extra focused on creating negative views on next gen consoles. Sort of how many indie devs might know that xbox one has plenty power to support their games but they would rather punish MS for treating them poorly to this point.
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cunnilumpkin  +   285d ago
no doubt, the ps4 (indiestation4) can run dem indie games so boss

lets wait to see the NATIVE resolution of AAA games with near pc level graphics before we go hopping around like monkeys
Bolts  +   285d ago
Lions can't run BF 4 in 1080p so I guess that's what he meant by "powerful as a lion".
jah-Fu  +   285d ago
I hear it removes poo particles from your o-ring after a devastating crap simply by being in your house. Amazing! The ps4. Careful tho, look at it wrong at it will kill you in your sleep. The ps4. It's great, just don't put your cock in it. Even though you want to. The ps4.
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RVanner_  +   285d ago
That guys face is priceless
BABY-JEDI  +   285d ago
I honestly thought it was that guy who hangs out with Ricky Gervais. My god, they are twins
O_0
O )
TheKayle1  +   285d ago
ah this say ripstone? who the fuck is ripstone? haahha
ignazio said the opposite....do an article now
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Thepcz  +   285d ago
i want my next gen console to roar like a harley davidson
...

just joking
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