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"No Real Need" for Consoles Anymore

Are consoles soon to be a thing of the past? According to PlayFirst co-founder and CEO John Welch, the answer to that question is yes.

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Lord Shuhei Yoshida3359d ago

The Xbox 360 is no longer needed.Real functioning grills are the better choice

Wildarmsjecht3359d ago

Who is this guy and why should I care about what he has to say?

ape0073359d ago

no real need for articals like this

BrunoM3359d ago

wow i really read that from start to end ..

that did gave some good points but in the end was pointless .. they are alway going to be around is like online movies the dvds (blue ray) are never gona end .. its just dumb to think so ..

so if u see these befor u read all that dont do it is not worth it lol....

dumb read.....!

Marceles3359d ago (Edited 3359d ago )

"I think the biggest proof point in the death of consoles in my thesis is the Wii. The most successful, most difficult to acquire console in this generation is at least a generation old in hardware."

If I facepalm right now, I'll knock my own head off because this is just retarded. The most successful console being a generation old in hardware would be an even bigger reason why there's "no real need" for PCs either. They're not difficult to acquire but people new to PC games are going to have a difficult learning curve and the hardware costs more than consoles.

"The advances are in software and peripherals. Why do you need a box for that? If the real expansion is occurring because of what Nintendo has done, why do we even need a console?"

He just...has no idea what he's talking about. What is he even defending? I hope not PC gaming because you can throw PC gaming in the console category as well as far as not needing something because of hardware technology. No average joe is gonna go out and get video card that costs as much as a console just to play a game that can only run on minimum requirements. I can rant on forever but I'm even gonna waste my time...

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