The PlayStation LifeStyle crew weigh in on what they think of the Apple TV as a gaming device.
Sure. More competition is only a good thing.
That's a common- and annoying- misconception. And sorry, but this thing isn't competition, anyway. At BEST, it'll have dumbed down versions of the games people want to play on consoles; what exclusives will it have to draw people in, instead? Its bread and butter titles will be available on every other device out there, and half those can connect to your TV already, so what would make this special? Can't really see how this is supposed to be a challenge to consoles. Can't see it at all, honestly.
Assaulting is a strong word. Unless you think that poking it gently with a stick is an assault. These types of things will never break into the console market.
Jesus you guys sure love assaulting us with these apple articles. Actual game consoles have not a thing to worry about. We all know this. Stop flooding the media with this silliness.
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More like a-salting, am I right? (I am probably not right.)
This won't even make the industry blink. Ouya, Amazon, and PS TV all tried the same thing and couldn't cut it and PSTV had a stronger edge coming in. Apple TV is just going to be glorified cell phone games on the TV which history shows is not what consumers want.
I think it could do for casual living room gaming what the iPhone/iPad did for casual mobile/tablet gaming. It's of course not a direct competition to the XBO/PS4. For families looking for a cheap entertainment device it will without a doubt fulfill the need for many at a much lower price. Why buy a PS4 for $300 when you can buy a AppleTV for $149 that can play all your iTunes songs and movies. And have the apps you use to watch movies,tv-series and video on demand AND can play cheap casual games for the kids? I think allot of parents are going to skip picking up a PS4/XBO or even a WiiU over a AppleTV that both parents that are not interested in games can use. And the kids can play games on.
Parents are that stupid. You gotta remember the "parents" buying these things are the same people that gamed on a SNES and N64/PSX. They aren't uniformed anymore. Plus no kid is asking for an Apple TV for christmas. They want a PS4 or Xbox One. Hell my 12 yr old daughter wants a fire stick..not an Apple TV. As far as being able to play all your music with movies from apples app store, people can do that with an iPhone or iPad and a $40 apple cable, let alone cheaper 3rd party options. Or they can take the mac and hdmi to the TV. Parents just aren't as retarded as you assume here.
You write like a young person and not an adult or one with children would. So I don't really see the point in you posting or me actually taking my time to comment on this.
Well I am 32 with kids...as far as the way I write, if there are errors, it's due to replying on a cell phone. Didn't care enough to proof read. And if there was no point in replying to my comment than why did you? I can only assume it was an attempt to try to negate my initial counter argument with an asinine assertion that I write like a child therefore you're above conversatating with me, though you did anyway like a child trying to get the last word. My point still stands. Parents save for Christmas so they can get what their children what they want. They don't just spend $150 on something assuming it's good enough. Extra edit..my initial comment was suppose to say parents aren't stupid..which I'm now starting to assume you read that, just that, and commented.
So basically what you just told him is you don't care to actually respond to any of the points he made, so you're just going to cyber insult him instead. Good job.
The only thing worse than Microsoft joining the console business would be Apple doing it. Fortunately, I doubt they'll gain much traction.
Lol...not every product categories that Apple enter is a success. Home console gaming is a different beast and not a product where people can bring to coffee shop and show off the apple aesthetic designs and willing to pay a premium for it. Price, spec, features, and most importantly AAA quality games is what drive console sales features and Apple TV is no more than a glorified PS TV at this point.
I don't see this having much staying power. The masses will buy into it for sure but I don't see it as a real competitor.
No I can't Apple, so it being an option ever is very non existence.
Those games that they shown don't really assault anyone. If they shown this exclusive like shooter, rpg, adventure game that's looks impressive then maybe it can compete with all these consoles but I really don't see that much of a threat.
I saw a video of a later demo (after the official briefing) that included a shooter, and it looked pretty darn good.
Not eveyone can afford full price games and dlc. Good luck to anyone buying cheaper games for these sort of devices.
Yes, the more competition, the better. And if it can offer halfway decent games either for free or just a few bucks each, that's a huge win for the consumer.
Hmmm so 🍎 has not confirmed that the new apple tv is capable of gaming; yet, the media believes it is. Man talk about getting hits for your sites desperately.
Apple will please their existing customer base, nothing more.
Apple wants to rule the world. I have no interest in any of their products. I just bought a Note 5. #efiphones. I game on pc my in my living room on a 4k tv. #efappletv #efmacs I have a spotify account. #eftunes I also have a gaming laptop for when tv is on. #efipads I get why people like their products but they simply don't appeal to me. I for one, will ignore this product like i did with the steam machines and nvidia shield.
Whenever I play on consoles I always think to myself, this is good but it would be better if it was a cell phone game. Wait, I have never thought that.
No. I could say this all day.
I'm still waiting to see if Apple ever releases their own gaming console instead.
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