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Originally Posted by Jori
Yeah.. Oblivion fits on a single DVD, and that game is insanely demanding and huge. DVD has a much longer life than you think, and with a companies claimed 70% texture reduction size, we could see DVD being hte standard for another generation.
Will the reduced texture size help reduce load times? I forget..
post #22 of 58
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Originally Posted by StepsAscend
A) Sony has no room to talk about pricing.
B) The Wii is probably the best pricepoint/features ratio ever in the console scene.
C) Forget the MSRP. The only way to get a PS3 for a while will be for $2K off eBay.

Sony is starting to piss me off with their snobby attitude.
What they are doing is called marketing. By saying that the Wii and Xbox360 are priced too high is a good strategy but might be misinterpreted which it looks like has happened.

What Sony is trying to say is this: Why would you spend 200-300 USD on something that plays just video games and is for the most part not innovative. The PS3 in comparision is cheap if you factor in all of the new innovations that are included on it.

I am in no way in favor of the ps3, but I belive that is what they are trying to get at by saying the xbox360 and the wii are priced too high. Good marketing idea, but they killed it by being a little vague at the press confrence.
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So PS3 will be freeee?
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Unless I'm mistaken, Nintendo is the only contender this round that will make money off their console from the start. Both MS and Sony are/were losing bigtime in order to make it up off the games.

I understand what Sony is trying to say.... ...but if I get a console, it will be a Wii.
     
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I agree with sony 100%
    
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I agree with sony 100%
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Have you ingested any heavy metals recently?
I agree with Callihan who agree's with Sony.
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post #28 of 58
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Originally Posted by Chopes
What Sony is trying to say is this: Why would you spend 200-300 USD on something that plays just video games and is for the most part not innovative. The PS3 in comparision is cheap if you factor in all of the new innovations that are included on it.


Why would you spend 200-300 USD? Because you dont have 600 to spend on the PS3 (and remember the Wii comes packaged with a copy of Wii Sports, adding to its value). As for blue-ray, we all know that's not going to become main-stream technology for a long time, after all, how many people own a television large enough to actually utilize that? While I understand that the PS3 is a technological powerhouse, technology is not the ONLY part of a console that should be considered as innovative.

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I agree with Callihan who agree's with Sony.
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All that sony are really trying to say is why spend $300 on a console, when you can spent double that on a PS3 " computer ". That is exactly what they're calling it. Quite misleading, but mainly to avoid tax.
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