Feedvibe: "Little known facts about the PlayStation 4 that makes us appreciate the console even more."
Wow not to subtle with the agenda... My guess is that it was attempting to be. I'm not going to make any more of a comment than that but it's definitely not going to go down well with N4G..
A couple of things did seem almost like backhanded compliments lol
Why? It is a factual article. Nothing wrong with it. In other news, I might go buy my PS4 today finally.
Some of the items do have the feeling of taking cheap shots.
Nothing in the article came off as a cheap shot or not true to me. Why is it seen through a negative lens by sony fanboys. SMH... SMDH.
What are you talking about? The article is about little known facts, which they are.
Which of them was little known? Also some of those are observations not facts.
Honestly for 95% of gamers all of it is unknown. Most gamers know Playstation, Xbox, and a few associated franchises. Development time, CPU/GPU, resolutions, DRM, co-processors, RAM and the like don't mean a thing to the vast majority of gamers.
Try reading the whole text and not just the bolded topics.
I think im sexually attracted to sony products...ps4, sexy...vita slim, sexy...sony earbuds/headphones, sexy...even their am/fm radios are hot.
If you think those are sexy, wait until you see my Glacier White Destiny PS4 Bundle. Now that is sexy overload! I'm thinking of picking up a Vita Slim myself. I got the Original black Vita, but I am considering giving that to my bro that has his broken by our nephew. A white one to match the Glacier White PS4!
I actually just swapped my vita 1000 for the 2000...sounds strange, but I love the 'cheaper' feel. It brings back memories of my peacwalker psp 3000.
I love my Sony PS4 and my Sony Gold Wireles PlayStation headsets. And I want to get a Sony Bravia TV and the Sony Xperia Z2 phone if it releases on Verizon.
I have a pretty new model bravia 40inch at mo for my gaming and it is amazing compared to my samsung, such good tvs by sony.
I am rocking a 55" LED 3D Bravia and I agree that they are amazing TVs.
Sony tvs are nice but way overpriced with companies like vizo offering comparable tvs.
Cheaper feel? I thought it was just the screen change being LCD instead of OLED (also being slimmer) Can you elaborate on that? I don't think it should be anything drastic that I couldn't bare with. Also, How is the screen compared to the OLED version. One of the reasons why I want the Vita Slim is to see how it is when doing Remote Play with the PS4. Often times with RP with the PS4, I found the screen to be quite dark and would have to higher the brightness in game.
I just switched to the Vita slim and LOVE it, huge upgrade in my opinion. From the longer battery life to less hand cramping from better ergo/weight, it rocks. The screen is not a huge downgrade like some are saying also, actually the 2000 is more color accurate. I love the screen. Last the textured back and smaller rear touch screen make it feel better/more accurate in your hands.
IcemanK2, thanks for your input man. I'm already sold on the 2000 and will be picking one up soon. Thanks to another poster above and more recently you :)
I dont think anyone will ever forget e3 , when they talked about the ability to share games and when everybody clapped when they announced the price . Great list , i didnt know they approached bungie , good to hear that :) and thank you it's only one page , unlike clickity click sites with 10 pages .
Mark Cerny said that they planned to make it 4 gb of ram but on the last meeting with the devs they decided on 8 gb instead.
"2: The PS4 CPU is actually quite weak." *sigh* the xbone has a jaguar CPU, too.... nice try, author.
My friend, I don't think the author had any intentions of downplaying the PS4. So no need to bring up the X1, as no one said anything about the X1.
that point was clearly positioned as downplaying. same with point #3, and #5 is just plain stupid.
I'm sure he was comparing it to average pc builds. However, in sony's case, that weakness is a strength (according to the author) as it allowed a beefy gpu.
except there's no real point in comparing console specs to current PC specs, even if you're comparing to the average because any way you slice it, an average PC is going to be a lot more powerful than any of the three consoles on the market right now. the reality is that it's really not "quite weak" when you compare it with the other two systems.
I think it's pretty outstanding that a 400 dollar console can give us games that are on par with "high" setting on current gaming pc's... of course pc's capable of ultra are going to perform much better, but for a reasonable amount of money you get a stable gaming ecosystem with quality content with very good performance. Not too shabby my friends.
Console games get better optimization the PC games do. This is because they have fixed specs and because they can't take the lazy way and tell you you need a better graphics card. John Carmack says that the XB1 and PS4 games can perform as well as a PC twice their spec because of this.
The PS4's GPU is certainly not beefy.
high end pcs arent average pcs so no average pcs arent stronger, average pcs are actually weaker then the wiiu , my pc is average and weaker then the new consoles so dont say stupid crap like that
An average to below average 'gaming PC' is far stronger than the new consoles. I have a laptop without a graphics cards inside. Safe to say I don't expect it to play any games .
I think it was more meant like this ''you know that games look incredible on ps4? well, in fact the cpu is quite weak, this proves how much optimizing is a big of a deal''
Xbox could have a brick for a CPU and PS4's would still be weak. Nothing in the article implies anything about Xbox.
I knew it had a separate CPU just for background tasks, but didn't know it had its own memory (246MB) that was almost the same size as the PS3 had. That is awesome.
It's a known fact. Sony spoke of it at first presentation in February. It handles the system and the downloads.
Yeh its a hell of a system, which is why its the fastest selling console in history.
Saying the Web Brower is good made me lol. It's a laggy mess and just a little better than the PS3 except with less features than the PS3. Now the only web browser that's worth a crap on any console is probably the Wii U web browser. I don't know why my Wii U web browser is so much better than PS4 when it's a weaker console and it uses the same brand of web browser too. I guess the Wii U browser is really optimized and the PS4 version isn't.
With that separate CPU and memory it's no wonder the system is so "snappy". I had no idea those were there. Or the flash. What a great system they've put together! (I'm surprised they didn't say anything about the GPU) I was skeptical to read this because many times they say something so incredibly stupid like "it can be put into standby" or something like that. Also I don't know what they mean by the browser, I don't like it. My phone (safari) is faster IMO
I just upgraded from ps vita 1000 to the slim 2000. I LOVE it, huge upgrade in my opinion. From the longer battery life to less hand cramping from better ergo/weight, it rocks. The screen is not a huge downgrade like some are saying also, actually the 2000 is more color accurate. I love the screen. Last the textured back and smaller rear touch screen make it feel better/more accurate in your hands.
the biggest flaw of the ps4 has to be the multitasking, with 8gb, 3.5gb & 2 cpu cores are used by the os, yet it can't handle any decent multi tasking, it can background apps like live from ps & web browser, as well as the messaging stuff, but that's it. ps4 is certainly capable but it fails in the software department. great hardware but microsoft have always been better for software & features.
Just because Ms sells operating systems doesn't mean that they are the best at software. most of their "innovations" come from acquisitions of other companies or direct purchasing of IP from other Companies. they became what they are today because Dos was cheap compared to other OS's of the day, and when I say cheap most OS's of the day were in the thousands of dollars per copy.
msdpappy. Interestingly, Even Dos was acquired by MS... It was originally written by a guy in Seattle (86-Dos) where Bill and buddys bought it for a steal.. Sure , they tuned it up and had the foresight to make the licensing deal with IBM for their PC's Seems this is their business model in many respects.
If you were expecting something educational, move on folks.
Ps4 is so cool, it is even mentioned in the bible , beast from the east....
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