In a fierce competition with Sony's PlayStation 3 and Nintendo's Wii, Microsoft said it needed something new to set it apart.
is it really??? Wow I cant wait ...did they give a date as to when??? so excited
this is the best joke so far 2day
media like the console that actually works suppose to set it apart since thats what it is a media masterpiece I'm talking about the PS3 and they are just trying to copy what they are doing that's not setting it apart from another console there just doing what there doing!.
At lease MS tries to bring the consumer more options with XBL. I have the PS3 and 360. When I go on the PSN the downloadable material is limited and lack organization. How can this be giving the fact that Sony have dealings in movies, games, and music. That like say the 360 cant be linked to a PC. Its crazy, Sony should release HD movies, music videos, and more PSone games over the PSN. Sony use your company resources to deliver the ultimate media system.
sony just copes everything and says this is what you guys where waiting for...BUT... you have to wait a bit longer for things to come out...
(i would give it 4 years)
On the other hand xbox 360 is all about now...not next year or the year after...
so plz sony fanboys stay away from the 360 section
divx certification / play divx/xvid files directly from the hdd / web browser / remote play (videos/music/somegames) / etc / etc / etc.
However the 360 has XBL which is superior to Sonys Temporary PSN.
The PS3 is also Dolby certified to some form.
Its quiet combined with the Winning HD format. BLuray.
"industry" not "360"..... thats what always gets thrown at me...
EDIT: echo in here?
this is also an "industry news". everyones welcome to give their view.
remember that PS3 can't play divx/xvid larger than 2GB? certification blows
Well if your that big a noob not to be able to split files....
Oh and how many Divx files have you seen over 2gb?
EDIT: Blademask, i have a transformer HD rip in divx, 2.8gb, but thats the only one (out of around 600 movies i have on file). (ill PM you my bank details mate lol)
Oh and yes, most are.
EDIT 2 : Blademask, sorry mate, your right, its x264, sorry bro, guess ill have to go to work tomorrow after all.
any Divx/Xvid movie releases that are over 2gb.
You dont use Divx to compress HD movies.. you use AC3/x264/VC1.
Divx releases are either 700-800mb or 1gig.. at the max for a divx/xvid movie/tvshow/dvdrip release.
Are all Xbots idiots?
Douche Show me the nfo file. and the link to the torrent/nzb.
No worries.. I just know all divx/xvid rips of movies/shows are always well under 2gigs. people split the movies into A & B. i dont condone those activities though :)
i do ;)
a successful next gen blu drive for 1
You're right sony fan boys are losers. Go play you're Spiderman 3 movie.
the 360 has become a part of mine, we stream video through it all the time.
final touch would be a browser. it's not a necessity, but would be nice.
Come on every one here is full of shi_t, if you tried to connect to Xbox live in the last few weeks you would understand what I saying. Microsoft needs major improvements before digital distribution is a reality.
but I have been playing COD4 pretty consistenly all through the holidays.
and even if live is down, it does not prevent me from watching movies I have downloaded (just saw shoot'em up in HD, thanks whoever cracked bluray:))
am I happy about the outages? no. will I be demanding compensation? for sure. Does it affect my overall opinion of live? not at all, it is still the best online platform out there and until sony gets home out and catches up the the other dozen or so features that XBL has that they don't, it will stay the best online platform.
cheers, bring on the sony fanboy disagrees...
Has greater media capabilities than 360. Sorry!
No thanks M$, if i want to use one of their products it would be a shuttle PC running media centre.
Infact thats what i do have^^
said it before but WHITE just AINT RIGHT for a media centre.
well it became the centerpiece of my recycling bin a year ago and now its the centerpiece of some landfill
ouch... but that was hilarious, mate
lol that title made me laugh. it is totally incorrect. Everyone (even the reviewers) say that PS3 is the centrepiece.
It would suck that while you're watching a movie RROD kicks in.
sorry, but if you're talking about this stuff than the ps3 is clearly the winner.
this joke is nearly as good as the "gaming pad will save the xbox360 in 2008 "
talk about the irony.
The xbox360's biggest advantage has always been the games, so ms really needs to get on the ball and announce those exclusives.
I'm sorry my PC takes the cake on that. If you have a TV that has a PC connector why would you use a console that only does half of what you want it to do?
Exactly...... Both consoles are complete pants next to a PC.
EDIT @ Heyheyhey. i have a shuttle PC in my living room, my gaming rig and server are in the bedroom.
yeah but your pc isnt usually in your living room right? and were talking about living room entertainment
Well in terms of me talking yes I always have a PC in my living room and hooked up to my TV. Much like DVD players people tend to have more than 1 PC.
Meaning what many people thought and what Michael Bay had said about MS is probably more than just a rumor. They look like they really are trying to push hard for digital downloads.
is like sony doesnt have unannounce games to mostly all the games comming out in 08 is the games we new along time ago that just got delayed.. yeah they announce some but not all
I have both 360 and PS3 and 360 is too noisy to be considered. Most pc's are quieter (even old ones) and the 360 sounds like a hairdryer when it's in full swing. How can anyone seriously consider an appliance that so noisy, nothing that sits under a telly or media related (telly, radio's, tv's, hifi's, dvd players) makes that kind of noise... jeez even my electric fan heater is quieter
for me the ps3 is an excellent media player and I can't wait for the Freeview TV thing to come out.
You need 3 shelves to accommodate the Xbox 360 alone.
2. HD-DVD add on
3. Power supply
How is this the future of Centerpiece of the Digital Living Room. Maybe Xbox 720..
one thing about microsoft is that they are treating this like they would windows. they are already planning a new console. released 360 without features and faulty hardware.
and this is exactly how they will treat the 360. upgrade, and keep upgrading until you turn blue in the face.
i have a 360 and its a good console for games. but it is not perfect. its ok at best. a lot of the title they won over were not by charm but by money. meaning the content didnt go to the better hardware but to the highest bidder.
sony makes hardware. people after ten years are still enjoying their receivers, speakers, consoles etc..
microsoft is already in dire need of a hardware upgrade after two years.
That there's basically no way it'll become a centerpiece of any living room. That's not to say that Microsoft can't catch up to Sony eventually (maybe with Xbox 3), but it's definitely not happening anytime soon.
The Digital Download service over Xbox Live is something that Sony can't offer at the moment (it's coming, but no way to know when), but the capability of the PS3 to play any video and audio file off of its internal hard drive (or even externals), as well as play Blu-ray movies and upscale DVDs, pretty much solidifies its position as the top Entertainment System. Almost everyone I know that owns a PS3 has put some kind of video or picture content from a PC or Digital Camera onto their console.
It's just so much easier and relaxing to have everything on the television rather than huddling around a PC. Plus the slideshow and visualizer effects are really neat.
With a measly 13GB HDD, and snailishly slow internet speeds, that'll never happen. Maybe when Xbox 720 comes out with support for every codec and format out there, and fiber optics speed of internet, maybe... it depends on timing.
Sony fanboys don't agree with this... wow! how can that be? lol... I can tell what each one of you are going to say before reading it just by looking at your avatar and name... we all know how you feel about the xbox 360 and how it can't match the PS3 on anything that's default... I guess you Sony fanboys do not want to miss any oportunity on any xbox 360 article to bash it...
what are you trying to accomplish? have people buy a PS3? lol.. that's where you are wrong... many of were regular gamers mostly and now developed a very negative view to the PS3 and Sony... do you know why? You.... when I think of the PS3 I think of these site sony fanboys and ask myself... what if I actually meed this guys online while playing a game? man... I am telling you I will grab that PS3 and brake it, pee on it, poop on it and imagine that i am doing that to Sony fanboys...
I was thinking.. maybe if these Sony fanboys wouldnt exist... I would probably own a PS3... I would love to see playstation fail just to see you Sony fanboys suffer... sorry Sony nothing against you or the PS3.. but you tend to gather the worst scums and good for nothing who actually believe they are gamers...
"the worst scums and good for nothing who actually believe they are gamers"
have you been on xbox live recently, well next time you do please count the amount of times you get called a "motherfcking noob asshole" just for killing someone in halo 3, from my experience at my friends house- about 5 times a minute
oh yeah and also i may ask you the same question- what are you trying to accomplish by posting stupid xbot comments? to sell 360's? well its people like you that put me off buying it and a gold xbl account
i probably will buy it to play NG2- but i am definetly going to spend a hell of a lot more time on my ps3 playing mgs4 and ff13 and the PSN is much more appealing to me: firstly because of home and secondly because of nicer and more mature gamers- not assholes like the aformentioned
Don't waist time replying, he just post and leaves. Take he's dumb comments with a grain of salt. He has lots of issues.
OH the irony it funny first 360 fans was like the 360 is a Pure gaming machine but now the 360 is a media center
Just because I love saying it and reading it everytime :)
I THOUGHT IT WAS ONLY SUPPOSED TO BE A GAMING CONSOLE
That would make such a cool t-shirt
wow some of you sony fanboys are sad, at this time the ps3 doesnt hold a stick compared to the 360, anyone with both consoles will tell you that, psn is like a graveyard compared to LIVE, u have to wait till thursday for a store update thats always pants, you cant talk to freinds when not playing the same game, you have to go out of the games to view your messages, no movies to download if you want, no one speaks online (warhawk would be ten times better if people actualy spoke)
im sorry but ps3 is nowhere near on par at this time with the 360.
"In a fierce competition where the PlayStation 3 has gained accolades for its high performance and superior graphics"
I have a PS3 and an X-box 360 in my game room, in the basement.
I plan on getting another PS3 for the family room, because of the Blu-ray player / Extra Computer (Linux), by the end of this year. I already talked my wife into it.
It will be nice to have two PS3's in case one happens to brake.
Anyway, I don't blame people for wanting the 360 in their family room.
I would rather have a PS3, but thats just my choice.
i think this news is good for existing 360 users but i doubt it will increase sales. what about games?
If the 360 is the centerpiece of the lving room then the Ps3 is the masterpiece.
I think you are all getting worse. Sony fans...you need the competition of MS to keep the PS3 going strong. To wish away your rival would only bring mediocraty to your beloved system. The same holds true for MS fans out there.
You need each other not for the bickering and pissing contest but to keep each side in check. Think back to what happened to EA when they snatched up the NFL license. With no stiff competition they didnt have to put much heart and soul into the next rendition of Madden. It was the presence of a rival that make a competitor want to be better than the rival.
You all need to respect each other and embrace the fact that you are both here to stay whether you like it or not.
I can download 200mb files even 1.5GB files quicker then on PSN which is annoying. Although I do put more files on my PS3 and save images from the internet on my PS3 rather than 360.
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