hfaze (User)

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Yep... Trollbait...

"You have Playstation 4, which from the gate came out at $100 less than Xbox… PS4 doesn’t have an online enrollment fee to play with online community."

I'm a hardcore Playstation fan, but this takes the cake... Playstation + is REQUIRED for online play with the PS4. Just like how XBox Live is REQUIRED for online play.

Let's face it, this generation there will not be much of a difference between PS4 and... #7
22d ago by hfaze | View comment
LOL... The point this guy is trying to make is two console generations too late. The same could have been said about Halo 2 on the original XBox. Granted, Halo 2 wasn't multiplayer only, but c'mon... LOL #19
37d ago by hfaze | View comment
The one advantage that consoles give to developers is a set hardware specification. Which does mean that as developers get used to working with the console hardware and OS, they will be able to squeeze more out of them like in previous console generations.

Now that the consoles are essentially on a PC platform, it only makes sense that newer PC hardware will out-perform the consoles with their fixed older specifications.

This is where the SteamBox idea becom... #8.1
37d ago by hfaze | View comment
My only major complaint with the PS4 is the current lack of support for 3D content. My PS3 can stream 3D off of Netflix, and 3D Blu-Rays work great on it. My PS4 cannot do either.

I realize that this is something that can be fixed with a firmware update, but seriously guys? Hopefully this is addressed with a patch quickly. Seems a little lame that my PS3 is a 3D powerhouse and my PS4 isn't. #27
153d ago by hfaze | View comment
Since the big 3 console makers like to do the basic/deluxe model for their consoles, why not offer a cheaper non-BC model, and a more expensive BC model.

This way, you give gamers the choice.

I would LOVE to be able to play my PS3 games on a PS4, but be able to do things like party chat (already implemented on the Vita), etc...

I guess us gamers have been spoiled by the last couple generations offering backwards compatibility, while the older... #28
409d ago by hfaze | View comment
Honestly, I would LOVE to see one of the major digital game distributors (SEN, XBL, Nintendo E-Shop, Steam, etc.) to allow users to trade in game licenses or sell/gift game licenses to another user. This would treat downloaded game purchases just like retail game purchases, and allow users to do what they want with their purchases.

The way that digital purchases are handled now is just insane. It is SOOOOO heavily tilted towards the publishers it is not even funny. It'... #4.1.1
544d ago by hfaze | View comment
Can't wait... I have my Vita prepaid along with Uncharted. Two more days! #13
794d ago by hfaze | View comment
It didn't hurt the framerate on Black Ops. 3D is no more of a hit to performance than splitscreen is. #2.3
891d ago by hfaze | View comment
I have an LG 47LW5700 and LOVED 3D in Black Ops. Passive 3D (Cinema 3D) works great, and playing through Killzone 3, Gran Turismo 5, Crysis 2, Crysis, Resistance 3, Uncharted 3, and CoD:Black Ops was great.

Anyone saying that 3D is just a fad hasn't had the chance to really play on a 3DTV.

Although honestly, for gaming I would recommend passive 3D over active shutter lenses. The flicker of active shutters bugs my eyes out after a little while. #1.1.10
891d ago by hfaze | View comment
It was only down for a few minutes... I got my Killzone 3 fix in :-) #235.1
1068d ago by hfaze | View comment
I was able to play online for like two hours starting around 2:00pm EST. Friggin sucks... now when I try to sign in, it's just saying that PSN is down for maintenance... #235
1069d ago by hfaze | View comment
Move will be an also-ran???
While you may be right about casual gamers only, Move will also appeal to core gamers.

Kinect will be limited to casual games, and possibly core games that don't involve large environments (Boxing/Fighting, maybe Golf, etc.). Kinect requires CPU and memory resources from the console itself to do the full-body tracking that it does. You will NOT see a Kinect enabled Gears of War, etc...

While with Move, you still have to use CPU and memory on the console... #2.2
1275d ago by hfaze | View comment
Yes, the 360 and Wii will still advance, but not nearly to the same degree as the PS3 will.

The "un-necessary" hardware like the Cell processor, XDR RAM, and Blu-Ray are what will allow the PS3 to continue to evolve further than the competition.

The "exotic" hardware of the PS3 is just now being utilized to its full potential. With more to come apparently (after seeing Killzone 3, etc at E3).

I'm not saying that you w... #27.2
1389d ago by hfaze | View comment
"He's a douche because he can keep the HDD while the company he chooses for the fixing does their job so no harm will be done on the HDD then when he gets his PS3 back he may just put it back on or transfer the data to a bigger HDD."

Having gone through this issue myself (80GB Motorstorm bundle model), I can say that keeping the hard drive ONLY works if you get your ORIGINAL unit back from repairs. If you take the hard drive out of one PS3 and put it into another PS3,... #6.3
1559d ago by hfaze | View comment
"there is a friend of mine has an iPhone that works on the verizon network. features are limited though..."

LOL... I hope you mean T-Mobile and not Verizon... I would be interested to see how "your friend" got a GSM/UMTS device to work on a CDMA/EVDO network considering the differences in how the device talks to the network, and the chipset/radio differences between the two VERY different network types. #5.6
1572d ago by hfaze | View comment
Hopefully this means that AT&T's exclusive deal with Apple is over, and other carriers (like T-Mobile) will finally "officially" get the iPhone.

I had AT&T service for a few years and had a good experience with their network, but their price is what caused me to switch away from them. I had a single line of service with a smartphone (Nokia E71x), and it was running me about $120/mo. for 900 anytime minutes, unlimited messaging, and unlimited data.

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1572d ago by hfaze | View comment
While I do agree that the PS3 is the better value, I know that the failure rate is higher than "less than 1%"

I had an 80GB Motorstorm bundle PS3 die on me about 6 months ago. My brother-in-law has a 40GB PS3 that is now experiencing Blu-Ray drive issues.

Although, I know several people that have been through at least 3 360's.

All three of the consoles have their share of hardware failures... Some more (much more) than others... ;-) #22.1
1691d ago by hfaze | View comment
Honestly, a paid-for emulator would probably go over well...
If Sony were to offer a PS2 emulator on the Playstation Store (as long as the price was reasonable), I believe it would sell well.

I currently have a Motorstorm bundle 80GB PS3 (4 USB, card readers, GS chip), and I can say that PS2 games upscaled on a HDTV can be gorgeous... God of War 2 looks AMAZING upscaled to 1080p.

I believe that non-BC PS3 owners would be willing to pay a reasonable price ($40 USD or less) for the ability to experience their PS2 games in HD. #12
1697d ago by hfaze | View comment
I'm with Hellsvacancy on this one...
From a business perspective, it makes WAY more sense to just print the code out on a receipt than to offer any kind of retail "package" of any sort.

Even with the PSN cards here in the US... There's the materials cost of the plastics in the card, the printing costs, the "scratch off" material covering the code, and the wholesale discount that they have to offer to allow retailers to make a profit off of selling them (otherwise, why would they bother?).
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1699d ago by hfaze | View comment
I'm with you on that one. Anytime a GOOD new IP comes out, I will buy it new. I like to support developers/teams that put out solid work, and not just a re-hash of previous efforts (like EA actually putting out a good new IP versus what they do with their sports games... $60 for a roster update... :-P) #8.1
1746d ago by hfaze | View comment
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