The boss of Buzz! developer Relentless Software says he's flattered by the controller accompanying Microsoft's Scene It? Xbox 360 quiz game, which bears a remarkable resemblance to Buzz!'s own big-button peripheral.
Sony and Relentless Software should sue Microsoft. We all know that it is a copycat when it was announced.
I don't think its going to matter because no one is going to care about the game.
MS should sue Sony for all the stuff they stole from them.
microsoft has no shame
PS3's design is based from XBOX and Xbox 360 they need to work on the online and SKU's thought!, PS3's "xbox like" functionality is coming along though.
says he's flattered by Buzz!'s big-button peripheral.
lets be real.
i have had remotes years before buzz with 4 colored buttons for quiz games.
it looks exactly the same apart from they have round buttons instead of the longer rectangle ones which will be harder to select in a high speed game, complete copy of idea and controller they should sue for sure...
i can press this button ha.
hmm first time i saw this it seamed like a joke, MS are making me laugh:)
Sony copied the snes controller but different shape with the Ps1.
blah blah blah...everything builds on its predecessor...
The PS1 controller had different shape, different D-Pad and more buttons. This thing here is almoust exactly same, MS proves once and again they are copycats.
like they say the snes controller is the most influential. do your research will ya.
everyone copies someone...all im saying. different variations later on down the line.
What's wrong with some of your guys? Microsoft directly copied the idea from Sony. Trivia games on a console, ok cool, the industry is expanding. But the copied every single detail down to the big button controller. Do all of your remote controls have a BIG RED button on the front and 4 smaller buttons? Only Sony's Buzz! did, but now it looks like Copysoft's, I mean Microsoft's does too.
Caveman is flattered by how people have come to love and copy his invention ... Wheels
just kidding, seriously I don't care and I shouldn't be posting here
It's a slow news day when people are in here flaming over this...Geez!
You dissagreed with my post. PS3 does or will do everything the 360 already does from this generation not from past generations(example MSFT comes out with HOME-like service and new 360 PS3-like motion controller).
#2 clowns on the natural evolution of harware ignoring that PS3 would Have 5th generation capabilities and function if it wern't for XBOX consoles.
Sony has no shame?.
The only big copycat is Sony, shame on them.
if we go down this road, then microsoft should be flattered and sue sony for ripping off it's idea of using a harddrive inside of a gaming console.....lets not start stupid arguments like this since everyone has taken ideas from someone else and improved upon them.
Atari and Nintendo should be suing the pants off of everyone else if people draw the lines back to where the actual innovations for gaming came from....
Nintendo steals from Sony and Microsoft ripped off buzz, point blank. So what? Why defend the truth. All these things come to light but competition is competition. Sony will not get mad, they compete. Same as Nintendo. No one has a dual touch screen, but when they do. ding ding!
Man that was weak...even by your standarts!
WTF was that about?!
MS copied Buzz's controllers, its a fact. If it was Sony though, this news would get 100 comments in less than a hour...because, y'know, Sony is 'teh evilz'! ;)
You Sony Droids are acting like Sony is not guilty of copying other ideas. Shut the hell up
Aww poor baby. You can bi+ch about Sony in "Sony iz copy" posts. This is about MS blatantly ripping off Buzz i.e. not inspired by or based on, ripped off.
oh say it isnt so, M$ never copy anyone do they? arent the always the pioneers of new tech??? lol who care, buzzTV will own any rip off M$ come up with.
they look ahead and then make it happen! MS doesnt copy. They use ur idea and say its there own.
kinda like Windows OS
so how far did they have to look when they saw microsoft use a harddrive inside a gaming console and then put one in themselves AFTERWARDS??
"so how far did they have to look when they saw microsoft use a harddrive inside a gaming console and then put one in themselves AFTERWARDS?? "
The Xbox hard drive was almost useless, that's why Microsoft took the liberty to not make it a standard on 360 (even though that's when it should have happened). That's how much worth Microsoft put into the HDD, taking backwards steps anyone? Their "innovation", even though it was bound to happen, since consoles were more and more like PCs, and storage medium was constantly evolving. Microsoft did jach sh1t when it comes to hardware on consoles, especially since the technology was already developed. Putting next-gen newly developed formats IS actually something.
sony had a bay for a hard drive well before microsoft released the xbox. http://en.wikipedia.org/wik...
it is microsoft that copied the dualshock controller.they didn't copy sega's or nintendo's controller.
it is microsoft copying a system that plays cds and dvd movies.(xbox)
it is microsoft that copied the same target audience sony targeted(17-34)
it is microsoft that took sony's ideas of distributing content to gamers of music,movies and games.they just got it out first because sony was lolligagging with ps2.(cool word)and the hard drive tanked just like every add-on.
it is microsoft that tasks its developers to make games similar to sony's games like forza to GT.
copied sony's camera(eyetoy)
and besides all the other copying,microsoft copied the buzz controller.and next,they will copy something like singstar or motion control.
Harddrive standard on a console is from MS not Sony buddy. Sony didn't invent the DVD another fact you must not know. Yeah all Racing games have to copy GT. Webcams have been around before the PS2.
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