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maybe im the only one but I honestly love my consoles. PS3,360,Vita,Wii U. And im prolly even the only one who is looking forward to next gen consoles. Im so tired of the PC/Console debate. Consoles this gen have some great graphics for the specs and im sure next gen will be tons better.
tongue.gif *PFFFT!*
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So this means it can only be played on THAT console? You can't sign onto your account on a different Playstation and play it? If so that is dumb and I hope Sony gets slapped.
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If so that is dumb and I hope Sony gets slapped.

This! lmao
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All I can say is if this is true, they most definitely will use it because what's the point of patenting something and not using this patent?
The real question to this if it is true is "When" will it be used I guess, if they use it in their PS4 I wont be purchasing it unless something really catches my eye.
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Oh. Okay. 30$, sure you did. Except the MSRP at every store was 80$ - unless you bought a pirated version or chinese import you did not pay 30$ for a new retail box at release. Maybe used? Maybe 2 years after release? It definitely wasn't 30$ at release in terms of MSRP.

You state you were around during those times, but it is highly suspicious. SNES games costing a lot is quite common knowledge to anyone around during that time, and 60-80$ games were the norm at release. FF1-3 retailed for 74.99-79.99 at release,30$ just was not possible unless it was a very old game in the bargain bin, or used, period.

Yeah I remember spending crazy money on the SNES cartridges.

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Considering that N64/PS1 games went for 49.99 when I was a kid I have no idea where you are getting your information.

N64 was trying to compete with the PS1, so the prices were a little lower than the SNES days. Gaming cartridge production usually cost about £10-15 to produce where as these days a DVD costs what? 10c?
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tongue.gif *PFFFT!*

Why PFFFT!. For myself i really enjoy my consoles for exclusives like uncharted, gears, the last of us (soon to be released), the killzone series, alan wake (before it came to pc) and many more.

I already have my money for next gen consoles so i cant wait.
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maybe im the only one but I honestly love my consoles. PS3,360,Vita,Wii U. And im prolly even the only one who is looking forward to next gen consoles. Im so tired of the PC/Console debate. Consoles this gen have some great graphics for the specs and im sure next gen will be tons better.

I also love my consoles and am looking forward to the next batch as well. I honestly don't see why the console vs pc topic gets so much time being debated.
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Games stores are already struggling and shuting down due to low trade, If any of this is true it's just the knife in the coffin for these retailers, Shame on you sony! Xbox get's my money
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Games stores are already struggling and shuting down due to low trade, If any of this is true it's just the knife in the coffin for these retailers, Shame on you sony! Xbox get's my money

 

Pretty much this. There's alot of businesses that provide jobs that will suffer if this passes.

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I honestly doubt that Microsoft won't do the same thing if Sony pushes this through.
Greed always overpowers reason with these guys...
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