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The biggest draw for me is the plug & play ability of consoles. DRM totally nullifies that. mad.gif

I agree. The point at which a console loses it's plug & play ability it is no longer a console in my eye.

They can add all the gadgets/features/whatever they want but just being able to play a game shouldn't have a million restrictions.
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I agree. The point at which a console loses it's plug & play ability it is no longer a console in my eye.

They can add all the gadgets/features/whatever they want but just being able to play a game shouldn't have a million restrictions.

but hey you don't have to press 1 button on your tv remote to switch to cable, you have to press 1 or 2 on your controller instead, revolutionary thumb.gif
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You guys all should get the saturns , n64 and psx's out instead, I did it and they're more fun than ever.
I don't get what's the deal with modern consoles really, I can basically play same games/genres on my laptop with better graphics, pay 400$ so I can play that one game?
Nah , companies won't get me on exclusives.
I might buy them a cake tough, for tryin'.
Edited by Du@lGeEk - 6/7/13 at 10:33am
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I agree. The point at which a console loses it's plug & play ability it is no longer a console in my eye.

They can add all the gadgets/features/whatever they want but just being able to play a game shouldn't have a million restrictions.

Sorry, but for the most part.....it is plug and play. Plug in the console, plug in the internet (just like MOST devices these days, buy a game, play!

Was the original Xbox not a console? Was playing Halo on Xbox Live not a console experience?
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but hey you don't have to press 1 button on your tv remote to switch to cable, you have to press 1 or 2 on your controller instead, revolutionary thumb.gif

Oh Microsoft doh.gif
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Lol love it.
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Microsoft added "because every Xbox One owner has a broadband connection, developers can create massive, persistent worlds that evolve even when you’re not playing."

Obviously not everyone has a broadband connection, but I love how they're pretty much implying "Rofl if you don't have a broadband connection in 2013, you shouldn't be an Xbox One owner."
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Sorry, but for the most part.....it is plug and play. Plug in the console, plug in the internet (just like MOST devices these days, buy a game, play!

Was the original Xbox not a console? Was playing Halo on Xbox Live not a console experience?

Am I mistaken or was Halo: Combat Evolved never on xbox live? I thought there was only a hacked version you could play online.

The original xbox was a console, you plugged it into the TV, dropped the disc in and played. Same with xbox 360. But with the Xboxone you can't do that. You need internet, you have to install games to the hd, you have to have kinect, etc.....

Oh and what others device are required to be connected to the internet?

Not a phone, not a tablet, not a PC, not a TV, not a DVD/bluray player, not an xbox, not an xbox 360, not a ps3, not a n64, not a wii....i can go on and on.
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Plain and simple. Greed...

Greed... fanboys call it "innovation" and they will justify every "innovation" that Microsoft is trying to cram down our throats as the greatest thing ever.
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Am I mistaken or was Halo: Combat Evolved never on xbox live? I thought there was only a hacked version you could play online.

The original xbox was a console, you plugged it into the TV, dropped the disc in and played. Same with xbox 360. But with the Xboxone you can't do that. You need internet, you have to install games to the hd, you have to have kinect, etc.....

Oh and what others device are required to be connected to the internet?

Not a phone, not a tablet, not a PC, not a TV, not a DVD/bluray player, not an xbox, not an xbox 360, not a ps3, not a n64, not a wii....i can go on and on.
Well there's Halo 2, Mechassualt, Unreal Championship. Pretty much the biggest games I played on Xbox live back then.

If developers can be assured that the users are connected to the web, even for singeplayer games, then they'll be able to actually utilize that "cloud computing" functionality. Whatever it may be, it's only possible and reliable if they know for sure everybody is playing on the same means.
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You guys all should get the saturns , n64 and psx's out instead, I did it and they're more fun than ever.
I don't get what's the deal with modern consoles really, I can basically play same games/genres on my laptop with better graphics, pay 400$ so I can play that one game?
Nah , companies won't get me on exclusives.
I might buy them a cake tough, for tryin'.
PSX crash bandicoot and XBOX Halo 2 and starwars battlefront were so good.
Then you had the PS2 with the whole RC series which also where awsome.
I actually replay those games on emus since for those old systems they have advanced to a level they can actually increase the quality by massive uber sampling and internal upscaling really makes a difference and worth it if you have a good computer.

I was excited about the PS3 but actually got it real late second hand friends found it a great console.
So I guess if you want the less restricted system go with the PS4.
I myself think exclusives aren't that exclusive anymore as they can be ported easily unless fully optimized from the begining with APU(specific instructions made into the chip custom by AMD) specific code porting won't be hard though.
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