Anderson Analytics' psychology study reveals the personality traits associated with gaming brands
I thought this article was interesting. Cos it showed that in the groups of playstation and xbox boys:
"boys who were exposed to xbox pictures were "higher on power motivation" and had higher self-confidence scores"
"Furthermore, images of the consoles themselves also had different effects on the respondents. Interestingly, boys in the Xbox group had higher levels of distrust after seeing the ad, while this phenomenon was not observed in the PlayStation group"
It makes for an interesting read
I agree with this article. Most PS fanboys are fanboys because their friends are fanboys. They bought their PS because someone told them to. They are not confidence enough on their own judgment so they allow other (like Sony) to decide for them what games to play. Xbox owners usually separate themselves from the rest of the people and try something new. So if you are buying a PS3; you have a low self- confidence and should seek professional help immediately, before you end up eating your own feces (the elimination of fecal waste through the anus), end up working on McDonalds flipping burgers for the rest of your life, or becomes someone b*** at work or school.
That's bs me and my friends own a PS2 and we both had an X Box then returned the X Box. We found out WHICH was the better system. PS2. And which will be the best of all best? The PlayStation 3!
So please give facts that can be tested:
Graphics, xbox wins hands down on PS2
Online, xbox wins hands down on PS2
Gameplay, that'll be about the same
Best game online, xbox with Halo
Hardware quality not breaking down, xbox wins due to bad quality drives on PS2
Furthermore, we all know by now that 360 and PS3 will gave about the same graphics in the end, but the PS3 is harder to program so it takes longer to get there. If games are not delayed/cancelled because of that (high costs longer programming).
Self confident is also because of the target group. Playstation, the name already says it, play=toy, target group mostly kids under 18. Main target group xbox/360 is 18 to 35, adults who are more confident about themselve
PlayStations target group is NOT mostly kids under 18. Microsoft and Sony have both stated before that they essentially have the same target audience, while Nintendo mops up those younger.
So far 5.5 million consoles have been sold in the U.S. Europe and Japan
You mean 5.5million worldwide. Not in the U.S, Europe and Japan.
um play=game..video games..sheesh. Whats up with the distrust after seeing the xbox? thats hillarious. I love my 360 so far, but my original xbox drive quite working 2 yrs ago while my nes still works.Yes! where was nintendo in this study?
mmm. I don't think children were included in this study.
This article has nothing to do with which console is better, it just says people have different personality traits according to their choice of console.
back when i was shopping for a console i was about to purchase a PS2 (that was 3 years ago). I was debating the choice with a friend who was trying to convince me to purchase one. I thought it over the night before and purchased the XBOX even though i probably told him i was getting the PS2. Lookin' back its one of the best purchases i've ever made
distrust and high motivation this article is stupid
So is he saying that xbox people actually have a brain and can think for themselves? Unlike Sony Droids?..
no it probably tells you that friends tell their friends who tell their friends to get a ps2. Which makes the ps2 a great social console if all your friends have it. And sales prove it sells alot.
I mean, when i was at school, everyone had a ps2. And everyone would be telling each other about the games they were playing, how far they were in it and what they've done in them, like GTA San Andreas and Final Fantasy games for example. There was one guy who had an xbox, and he couldn't talk to anyone bout jack, cos no-one cared bout what games he was playing
But more interestingly, when the xbox group was showed pics of the xbox, they showed higher distrust then when the playstation group was shown pics of a playstation
In my school the GTA fan base were the kids on drugs and the Final Fantasy fan base doesn't exist, but the day Halo 2 came out 1/4 of the school was oddly sick.
too bad it can't be social online.lol
ps2 outsells xbox like 5:1 or something. aha
aha haha ha
and for online...enter ps3
get a grip, the 360 offers nothing that the ps3 cant do AND excel at
The fanboy commentism continues, pulling out numbers from everywhere. Lets not forget the PS had a huge game lead over the Xbox eventho the graphics was better but gamers had sequals to alot of games from PSone. So they stuck with thier consoles the second time around. Also the PS Game library has some good classics we all have played.
So all these numbers don't mean much when the PS2 had no Competition early on. The Ps3/360 battle which fanboys have in thier heads will only come down to what games you wann a play.
I don't see where all this competition stuff comes from.
you wanna try something totally different and innovative(pending 3rd party game develoers) the you buy the Wii.
You wanna play halo3, GOW and some other titles then you will get the 360.
Wanna play sequals with better graphics then you get Ps3.
You wanna play the same game on all 3 consoles then you go with the slighty cheaper then ps3 and better graphics than wii while being comparable to PS3, then you get the 360 version.
Unless its an exculsive titles then you all 3 systems and those games.
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