Can't we hold off for just a little longer?
Those who aren't ready for new consoles just stick with the 360/Wii/PS3.....I'm waiting for next gen hardware myself...Think about what developers would be able to accomplish on better hardware....
I am really curious to see what the 3 next generation consoles are capable of, so I can't wait to see them and the library of games they will offer.
I just don't believe the 'leap' will be great enough to warrant another half a mortgage. I've only just managed to afford a Vita.
This. I am frequently confused by people that say we don't need a new gen because a higher pixel/polygon count doesn't make games any better. Not because I don't agree with that, because I do for the most part, but because it's like they think that's the only type of improvement better hardware can provide. More powerful hardware = better/more realistic physics, better draw distances, larger (which could equate to longer) games, more on screen models/effects (for larger, more epic battles), and the list goes on.
i would like to see what they could do with gran turismo 6 (ps4?). imagine more content like 5000 cars... bleeding edge graphics more tracks ect. i cannot wait for the real driving simularor (king) to show on ps4. @FatOldMan, maybe motorbikes? that would be fresh.
Asside from graphics, I don't see why they can't include those cars/tracks on current-gen hardware. It only takes more data and there is plenty of that left on the blu-ray... especially considering that GT5 only took up around ~20gb. Edit: Polyphony has already said that they wanted to include bikes. Still don't need next-gen for that.
I am excited for it too, but I think it can wait a year or two so that it will be perfected.
@ NYC_Gamer: ...OR, think about how many companies will go out of business at the rising cost of game developement. Leaving us with only CapCON, Activi$ion, EA, and Square to keep dishing out more Un-original games, with subscription fee's to make up for the high cost of developement, etc. The industry is not ready. So until they are, games are fine as they are now.
Am I the only one that thinks this gen still has a good amount of juice left? 2014 Spring time maybe would be around the sweet spot, time wise, for me.
I can wait another year or two for another Playstation and Xbox but Nintendo made the right choice by early attracting developers with their sexy console, thus, eliminating the threat that is the lack of third party support which the Wii was labeled with.
While I'm not sure what you mean by "a good amount of juice" I do think we have another year or so left in the consoles. While new tech is welcome and needed eventually, progress has to come sometime. I'm just not sure we are there. Sure current systems are showing some age but we're still getting amazing games like arkham city and last of us. Why hiccup that with new tech. There is also the economics, the world and myself just aren't up for another $500 tag. There is also a learning curve to consoles and developing costs as well that limit games when they first release. I welcome new tech, but I'm also really enjoying the current offers and think we could use a few more years. I'm satisfied ATM I guess.
Frankly it should've started two years ago.
1.PS3 still has alot of power left.
I found for the most part the best games come late in a consoles life span.
For crying out loud it's been 6 years already.
ps4 and shitbox will be out next yr
I'll give you four reasons why it should 1. Sales are down 2. The longer you wait the more of a chance someone will step up and take your spot 3. Graphics are not getting better, don't know what the article is stating 4. The games are getting very stagnant
I just want next-gen to start next year and revealed this year. I think after the current wave of games i.e. Halo 4, GTAV, TLOU, Gears 4, Dead Space 3 come out then next-gen should start. This gen is starting to shows its age in some areas, and it has been nearly 7 years since the 360 came out and this gen started.
"7 reasons we're not ready for the next-generation to start" theres only 1, you got a gaming pc and even next gen consoles won't do what you are doing right now 1440p, 1600p 16x, 2x, 64x anti aliasing dx11 tesselation "next gen" consoles will be last gen when they launch. people are excited about 1080p at 30-60 frames, that was the standard for pc 7 years ago
You spend so much time pimping PC gaming in console articles, it seems like you must not have much to play on your PC. smh I only need one reason to not be ready for another console generation : I'm still looking forward to new games for my current console.
@theeg Precisely. Consoles are obsolete. I'm eager to see what devs can create when they're not limited by the restraints of inferior closed hardware. Development will also speed up, since devs don't have to spend an extra two years getting their creation to run on the Shitbox/POS.
Let the next gen release, no one is gonna just drop and leave current gen, I mean just look at the psp.
Couldn't careless about bikes for GT. no thanks. you have sbk for that. Don't need 5000 cars either. Just the top lot will do with some variety added in. GT5 has enough. But more premiums would be nice. Tracks are always welcome. I'd like to see some pd made tracks as well. @theeg. x64 aa is not and will not ever be needed. it's pr at it's finest. x16af and x8aa is all you need when it's done correctly. Tesselation does not need dx11 to be done, PS3/360 could do it now. But they just wouldn't run it that well. PS3 spu's would be better suited to it though. As for 1080p standard 7 years ago, well the games back then looked like crap compared to todays titles. I have a powerful pc, and use it all the time, but i still find plenty of time to play console titles that do not appear on PC. Best MP game this year and for quite a few years is on all formats. BF3. Pure theatre of war.
I grow tired of these articles. From what we all can tell, the Next Gen is coming eventually, while we maybe be ready or not. Most of these arguments are weak and unsupported by what we've heard about the Next Gen. If you agree with him, I won't say you're entirely wrong. But for me, bring on the Next Gen. I'm ready.
I think with the current software and hardware sales lagging this year. We'll be sure to have a next gen console by next year. The gaming industry can't afford to only sell well during the holidays.
Screw fearing the future , am ready for that MF . bring it on
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