What factors go into a game console's lifespan? Is it sales, or the games brought to the system? Is it an innovative control scheme only half performing but still delivering? Is it the strongest online capabilities ever crammed into a plastic box? Is it the posture of the gaming community changing over the years? These are questions that have been answered, twisted, and spun by various PR's and industry leaders. These quotes are then used for fodder by the fanboys of the internet striking vicious waves of bitchiness into gaming forums across the world. The main question today - which system is the real ten-year console?