According to an article in The Huffington Post, people with Ipads have no need of Handhelds nor Consoles.
Yes, Because I dont care about real gaming, and i game with no buttons /end sarcasm
LMAO, someone might use this exact sentence towards kinect.
To begin am not a casual gamer and an iPad would NEVER fully replace my need for a console like the PS3 however... If i had an iPad I would probably game a bit less on PS3 because sometimes I don't care what game am playing as long as its fun easy and stress free. I don't always want a real challenge which is why i sometimes resort to games like LBP or even PC flash games. If I had an iPad I would sometimes play it while am watching TV and sitting on my coach even if I was in reach of my PS3. But could I survive totally on casual games? Probably no longer than a week.
Weird, bcoz my Ipad can barely do anything gaming related. The games that I have on it barely even keep my attention for 5mins.
I though only MS could come up with something so LUDICROUS.... Guess not!!
The iPad is a perfect device for the casual gamer who also needs to email, browse the web, movies, music, podcasts,spreadsheets on the go, Ebooks/Audio books, etc. I'm waiting for Facetime upgrade before I buy. Amazing software/hardware. I love this company. Huffington's piece is the typical view of a casual gamer who thinks one little piece of tech can fill in the needs for everything else. Haters going to hate but Apple will continue to dominate MS and all other competitors in this space. Oh and Apple just because the second most valued company in the U.S.
There is no such app for loneliness..........
Said the dude who's commenting on my comment.
The ipad has a few uses but it's a poor replacement for any of those five devices mentioned. # 5 - traditional video games consoles (Xbox, Playstation, Wii) not even close, not unless you've been buying consoles to play bejewelled #4 - MP3 player Sure it can play MP3s, but do you really want to lug something that big around if you just want to listen to some music # 3 - Laptop Computer Limited software, poor interoperability. It's ok if all you wanted to do was surf the web and do a little email # 2 - portable game consoles (DS, PSP) Too big, poor controls # 1 - E-book reader Poor screen compared to e-paper, limited battery life and for me it's too big. My shiny new 5" e-reader fits in my pocket.
even the ipad laughs at the title
I think i'm in a pretty good position to talk about this. I just picked up a 64gb iPad a week ago in order to pursue editing my DSLR photog RAW files on the fly and uploading it. I decided to pick up a game during my downtime and surprisingly have been playing pretty hardcore strategy and RPG games with the unit. There are alot of very well-made and deep titles on the iPad. The portability and "giant" screen size is fantastic, the touchscreen is very responsive (to the point of being able to play like street fighter II using a virtual joystick). The game I'm playing right now (battle of Wesnoth) is a blend of RPG/Strategy and easily 100+ hours in length. Best of all most of these games cost less than $8 (avg. around $5). I think sims, strategy, rts, rpg, arcade titles, and even FPS lend themselves very well to the iPad interface. Anyway, just sharing my two cents.
news sources don't need 'Huffington Post'.
If you actually go to the Huffington Post story, it was a SURVEY, with different respondants saying which devices they didn't need anymore. And when the reporter in the video said the number five item people said they didn't need anymore was a gaming console, she said that those people didn't understand what a gaming console could really do. Meaning the reporter was SUPPORTING VIDEO GAMES. You people...
I've been playing like crazy on iphone4. My time on 360 is getting less and less as can fly a plane in Xplane, race around tracks in NFS:Shift/Asphalt, Real racing, fight my way in SFIV, have halo like fps in N.O.V.A. The graphics due to REtina display are much better than psp or ds. I spent 4~5 hours in hospital yesterday as my GF was in for food poisoning and kept myself busy with Angry birds while she was getting her IVs. So yes if you have life you can enjoy more games on your handhelds not sure about these PADs though as they are bulky and awkward to use.
I think you are what people call a 'casual gamer'.
PSP kicks your cell phone games' ass. Thanks for the laugh.
Thats because most iDevice owners are not gamers
well i have PS3,360,iPhone 4, iPad and a PSP. i play them all apart from my PSP now cause i use an iPhone which is a phone with great games.
So, waht are you playing: IMetalGearSolidPeaceWalker? iKingdomHeartsBirthBySleep? iPhantasyStarPortable2? iValkyriaChronicles2? iGodOfWarGhostOfSparta?
Yes...yes they do
...or good games
Games to pass time e.g. angry birds..sure. But anything else just sucks imo.
Angry Birds FTW!!! (It's the only good cell phone game for my Palm Pre I have been able to find)
People with Ipads will never see game graphics like Killzone 3, Uncharted 2, God Of War 3, Gran Turismo 5, MGS4 Motorstorm, Call Of Duty, Final Fantasy XIII Grand Theft Auto IV, Red Dead Redempion etc etc etc etc.
They don't because if it ain't "Paper Toss" or some other "game", it sucks. See Street Fighter 4 iPhone.
http://www.youtube.com/watc... "put down that garbage,and pick up something nice...." marcus
All touch screens are no good for gaming. It only works if you combine with buttons. i.e DS.
I'm just hoping that PSP phone running Android is true. That would be a real gaming phone.
I have i-pad and believe me it's not special anyting new about the i-pad. Can i play Killzone 2/Unchated 2 or Heavyrain on the I-pad...............NO!!!! So i need the PS3 to play those game's, what a stupid article.
But, thats still a step in the right direction
F**k that I would give up my iPad waaayy before my ps3!!
...my ps3 is my home
iProducts are a joke when it comes to gaming.
no they dont because they can play flash games.. wait ??!! never mind..
Well, this article should not have been approved because it doesn't link directly to the article (it links to the poster's own website, the bastard) and the headline is a lie. From the ACTUAL article: "Only a few of the iPad users in this study said they could live without a gaming console, which is last on the iPad's kill list." Which, as you all have been saying, is a great big "DUH". 38% said they don't need a portable gaming device anymore. Still not that many. So "People with Ipads dont need consoles or handheld" is a crap sensationalist title and arnoldocastillo2003 should be ashamed and reported. And shame on the people who didn't even read the damn thing.
Dear Invader_Quirk: By no means i did the article sensationalist i only listed the facts that the reporter said during his video, at the same time i did put the credit url: http://www.huffingtonpost.c... And my title is almost the same as the title of the huffington post which is:"5 Gadgets The iPad Kills (VIDEO)" and to even futher extent my tittle is not as sensationalist as the original one. So i dont really see what is your reclaim i only did report what the original article did.
Yeah, but this blog-post quality article isn't news. It's regurgitating the facts. That's all well and good, but this getting approved over the duplicated HP story isn't. But my opinion on this thing - sure, you'll need an actual handheld to play most of the best games, but Cave sure did a lot of good for the shmup in general by releasing EspGaluda II and DoDonPachi Resurrection on the iPad/iPhone. They're the exception to the casual gaming rule, but that's a really good exception; I never thought I'd see those in the States.
Yeah i understand what you are saying but the fact is that nobody even put the original story of the huffington post so the only thing that i did was to take the facts of the original story and try to share it with all, sorry if the web site isn´t of your liking.
Yeah sure.. Who needs a PS3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii or what not that have multi-tasking and Adobe Flash support that have great titles worth buying.. Who needs a PS3 that Plays Metal Gear Solid franchise, who needs and Xbox 360 to Play Gears of War Franchise, who needs a Nintendo Wii that plays Super Smash Brawl... While I can buy an over-sized iPod Touch that plays crappy cheapy games.. TROLL!
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