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Well I don't have big hand but I have extremely long fingers a heavens gift for typing and playing keyboard if you ask me.
Xbox isn't really much in my life as I kid I myself had playstations while a friend of mine had an xbox however later on he switched to the ps3.
I played on the xbox quite a lot but was raised with my own ps1/ps2 it might have been just that.
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I mean who puts two analog sticks side by side at the same level doh.gif

Opinions...I hate the 360 controller, the PS3 one is more confy for me
Not really an opinion, try fact thumb.gif
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to me the 360 controller is more comfortable to me than the PS3, so it's opinion on a person to person perspective not fact Stefy.
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Actually the console games are much, much larger than PC games, so comparing the two is stupid. Releasing with a DVD drive in this time and age would be like shooting yourself in the foot, if you can't see that, well..I'm sorry but if you ran a tech business it would fail in days. I was going to reply more, but honestly your post so incredibly dazles me that, i decided it's best not to.

Actually, console games would be smaller...but the rest if this post is correct, games are already bumping up the 9GB limit (See all of those Xbox games launching on multiple discs)
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Do you have anything except rudeness and insults to offer? You know, like PROOF?

Console games are absolutely unequivocally NOT larger than PC games. I just looked up ISO sizes (and don't you dare tell me that the empty-sector protection crap counts), and here's a list of PS3 game sizes:

Dead Island Riptide - 2.66GB
Star Trek - 2.98GB
Injustice - 8.56GB
Demons Souls -5.9GB
Ninja Gaiden 3 - 3.35GB
Bioshock Infinite - 17.6GB

Also, if you had any reading comprehension skills, you would know that my point was not that a DVD drive was the best option. It was that given the choice between letting PS4 have an 8-month head start or putting a DVD drive in the NextBox, Microsoft would likely pick the DVD drive.

Plus, if you used your head for even a second, you would understand that game sizes are not likely to increase THAT drastically in this coming generation. Game developers are already feeling the hurt of over-bloated development budgets. EA just laid off thousands of people, Square Enix just reshuffled their executives, etc.

Launching without a DVD drive would cripple the Xbox very quickly, and only a handful of games aren't hitting the limit of a DVDs capacity...

Also, your Dead Island Riptide numbers are off...I literally just checked the 360 version and it's 7.3GiB. Games were limited by the PS2 only having a single layer DVD drive for games (iirc there were some bugs with it that could be difficult to work around) back in 2005, and a few new 360 games are launching on multiple discs. 8 months wouldn't be that big of a setback if they have a Halo title at launch or get Activision to do Xbox only benefits or something. (Much like how the PS2 got GTA games 6 months before Xbox and PC)
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Actually, console games would be smaller...but the rest if this post is correct, games are already bumping up the 9GB limit (See all of those Xbox games launching on multiple discs)
Launching without a DVD drive would cripple the Xbox very quickly, and only a handful of games aren't hitting the limit of a DVDs capacity...

Also, your Dead Island Riptide numbers are off...I literally just checked the 360 version and it's 7.3GiB. Games were limited by the PS2 only having a single layer DVD drive for games (iirc there were some bugs with it that could be difficult to work around) back in 2005, and a few new 360 games are launching on multiple discs. 8 months wouldn't be that big of a setback if they have a Halo title at launch or get Activision to do Xbox only benefits or something. (Much like how the PS2 got GTA games 6 months before Xbox and PC)

You can't check the image size, you have to check the uncompressed files.
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You can't check the image size, you have to check the uncompressed files.

Which would only be bigger and prove my point that DVDs are getting too small even more.
    
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Is this a joke? Not having blu ray is a deal breaker. Do you realize the number of people that bought a PS3 specifically as a Blu Ray player in addition to being a video game console? It's quite a significant amount.
Is your counter-argument a joke? Blu-ray is such a small subset of the PS3 community. No one cares about blu-ray if they can pop in a USB drive with all of their movies like Samsung did with ALL of their HDTVs. Blu-ray is the real joke. The only think blu-ray has going for it is larger storage but I'm sure with how cheap flash drives are today, Microsoft could work something out (online downloads, preloaded flash drives at a small premium).
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Is your counter-argument a joke? Blu-ray is such a small subset of the PS3 community. No one cares about blu-ray if they can pop in a USB drive with all of their movies like Samsung did with ALL of their HDTVs. Blu-ray is the real joke. The only think blu-ray has going for it is larger storage but I'm sure with how cheap flash drives are today, Microsoft could work something out (online downloads, preloaded flash drives at a small premium).

Still doesn't hurt to have a drive for all of those legally acquired films you transfer to USB wink.gif
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Is your counter-argument a joke? Blu-ray is such a small subset of the PS3 community. No one cares about blu-ray if they can pop in a USB drive with all of their movies like Samsung did with ALL of their HDTVs. Blu-ray is the real joke. The only think blu-ray has going for it is larger storage but I'm sure with how cheap flash drives are today, Microsoft could work something out (online downloads, preloaded flash drives at a small premium).

The amount of people that know you can put ripped movies on a USB and watch it on your TV is much smaller than the amount of people that know BR exists and are starting/have started to buy them.
Most of the people who do know have been told by someone who would be at home here, or at least has a little more tech knowledge than your average person.
    
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It might be better that the 720 is pushed back until 2014, cause its specs are looking weak compared to ps4.... they need to release it later, with beefier hardware, launch it with halo 5.
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