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Seems as though someone ripped Resistance to their Linux setup to find that Resistance, the game that was to utilize Blu-Rays capacity, contain about 17.7GB of filler whereas the actual game could easily fit on a Single or Dual layer DVD.

but...

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It's possible that the data isn't fully true and we would like to see some confirmation; however, if this report that 81% of Resistance is just empty filler and could fit on a single-layer DVD is accurate, will this put a hole in Sony's claim that Blu-ray is absolutely necessary this generation? The padding isn't needed to make the read speeds any better and (if true) is a lame way for Sony to justify Blu-ray for gaming.
http://www.joystiq.com/2006/11/26/re...gb-of-garbage/

Interesting, but most of that 17.7GB if it's not filler will mainly be FMV sequences, which take up a ton of space.
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Confirmation of what we've been saying all along: hi-def gaming does not need Blu-Ray or HD-DVD storage capacities. It may not hurt, but it's definitely not required, despite Sony's marketing lies.
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The rest of the disk is filled with spywear lmao.
    
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The rest of the disk is filled with spywear lmao.
Or rootkits
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Or rootkits


Keep the PS3, im getting a Wii
    
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Confirmation of what we've been saying all along: hi-def gaming does not need Blu-Ray or HD-DVD storage capacities. It may not hurt, but it's definitely not required, despite Sony's marketing lies.
But "Large and in-charge" says: "IT'S THE FUTURE!" You don't believe large and in charge?
    
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Confirmation of what we've been saying all along: hi-def gaming does not need Blu-Ray or HD-DVD storage capacities. It may not hurt, but it's definitely not required, despite Sony's marketing lies.

We may still. Just not in this generation of consoles. The BD inside of the ps3 wasn't meant for gaming anyway. its just a ploy from sony to shove yet another format down our throats.
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We may still. Just not in this generation of consoles. The BD inside of the ps3 wasn't meant for gaming anyway. its just a ploy from sony to shove yet another format down our throats.
Yeah but Sony was piping their mouth saying that there will be games that will need the capacity. There's no need to put a game on a BRD, but they need to in order to get production costs down and the only way to get production costs down was to mass produce it. Sony wouldn't be able to sell stand-alones at $1K a pop when HD-DVDs are half the price, so they opted to put it in the PS3 to try and win the format war
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The rest of the disk is filled with spywear lmao.
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Or rootkits
don't worry! with blue-ray disks they will be able to fit both on one disk!!!
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You ever thought how much games for PC take these days?

there getting huge in excess of 8gb in some areas, and if we want hi def we have to pay in mb for textures etc.

Dont knock them for Blue Ray, if there was no competition between HD-DVD and Blue Ray they would be expensive for a lot longer than they will be.
Plus whats the matter with extra space that isn't being used, maybe it just doesnt need to be that big yet.
With PC games Pong was what, 100bytes and now HL2 = 4gb.

Just think guys THINK !
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