With the Wii U just around the corner and all of the rumors about the next generation of consoles buzzing around the internet, it seems as if our time is short. Are we ready fr the next generation of consoles? The VGutopia staff weighs in.
no, its too late.
Why? Because I don't see anything next gen. You could build a $12,000 PC, and you still wont be getting anything next gen. Why? Because developers aren't ready for next gen. And personally, I'm not interested in spending 4, 5, or $600 for minimal or incremental gains. That's how I feel about it.
This gen is nearly 7 years old. Let's move on. Enough stifling progress.
I'm with you on that. It's been the normal cycle of time between systems. Time to start fresh with some new ideas.
No, this gen has dragged on long enough. There are still great games coming out this year but that shouldn't hold off even better games for the next.
I agree I want new consoles
Agree as well.
holiday 2013 would be a perfect time to release
totally agree. I would be ready to buy around then
This generation has been going on for quite a bit, but I wouldn't say we're ready for the next generation if the only notable improvements will be the graphics. If you look at the jump from PS2 to PS3, Xbox to 360 etc., the differences were drastic, and not just from the graphics, but to their UI, networking and multimedia capabilities. I'm not saying we can't have a PS4 or Xbox "720" soon, but I'm more interested in knowing what new things they'll bring to the table outside of enhancing games' presentation values all-round. Moreover, what will those new features be that the current PS3 and 360 are not capable of doing?
Graphics won't be the only changers. More social integration will occur at the OS level which will touch on everything gaming wise. The system will be built around applications like home rather than the application being built around the system. Huge changes will occur and not just at the gaming level. These are the main areas i'm interested in. Bring on real multi-tasking.
I'm actually anticipating titles this year (Bioshock Infinite, Skyrim DLC, Last of Us) more than the next gen consoles. Confirmed 60FPS standard, backwards compatibility, and more details would get me more interested.
Here's how I see it. When call of duty makes there next title for the new consoles will the game look photo realistic like real people? If so I'm ready for some new consoles. There's nothing better than un-boxing your new console. It makes me feel like a kid again.
Activision will probably still be using the same engine next gen. Instead of graphics, I'll be ready for next gen when the best developers of this gen say they've done all they can with current hardware... though a few of them have done that and then surpassed themselves, so... I guess I'll be ready for them whenever they come. Won't be getting any of em Day 1, anyway. Probably won't have the funds. And I'll still be busy with this gen's games.
Well it's been an expensive & time consuming gen for most gamers,publishers & developers so there's no need to rush into next gen tbh! Cheers Gamers & Happy Gaming!
Im acually more excited for the 3ds and vita than next gen consoles. I love new consoles but it takes a couple years for the price point and game library to build enough for me to jump in and then we still wont see many games i want like jrpgs. On handhelds we get the creative games we used to get on consoles like kid icarus, gravity rush, all the jrpgs like persona 4, ff4 remake, TWEWY, crisis core, kingdom hearts ddd, devil survivor 2 exc. None of these would ever see the light of day on consoles. Now we finally have handhelds powerful enough to run games like ffx, uncharted, super smash bros, bioshock exc which is good enough for me especially with the online functions of both new hh's. I will buy a wii-u if its 350 or less and more powerful than a ps3. Idc how much more powerful i just wont pay more for less despite how cool the controller is and how much i want metroid and zelda in hd. The ps4 and nextbox can wait till theyre 300 or under with a decent library to boot.
1.Developers are still struggling to develop for the PS3 2. The Best looking 360 game hasn't been released yet "halo4" Short answer NO!!! The earliest should be 2015 for the PS3 atleast.
Its far too late. Developers are struggling because the PS3 is a bitch to work with. A PS4 would have none of these problems. Halo 4 is a slight upgradge. If that. We should have had next gen two years ago. If we are going to play the same games over and over again, then I would like to play my next Zelda, COD, HALO etc... in better graphics
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