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The Japanese just prefer small hardware. Us Americans (and some brits) prefer our hardware a bit bigger.
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Well, Japan is a land that has tennis ball courts among other things, like pools and such on top of (yes, on top) Of their larger buildings cause they have very little extra space....so it makes sense for them to want smaller consoles. Something about being neat I guess.
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its the same reason the first x-box didnt go well in japan
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If they don't have enough land space, then they should start thinking about building over sea.
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Yeah, so what .. it's bigger. It packs a bigger punch
    
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post #46 of 49
Quote:
Originally Posted by chuckcalo View Post
If they don't have enough land space, then they should start thinking about building over sea.
They already do that..... Kansai Airport is built on entirely relcaimed (from the sea) land


We definitely need more cultural awareness in this country.......


and before anyone says something, no, I'm not asian (hungarian/french actually)
    
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well it's the same difference as Americans car culture is about Muscle and V8's crushing the competition on a drag strip where as Japan is about 4banger Civics and other small displacement engines being beefed up for drifting....

You don't see any asians on the cover of Muscle magazine, because americans like to show how big they are in all areas(cloths, cars, houses, gf's) that would show power, where as Japan is the exact opposite.
post #48 of 49
I agree this is true, Wii just look so much better.
If PS3 is white, i might get one.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MKLAW View Post
I agree this is true, Wii just look so much better.
If PS3 is white, i might get one.
they originally had 3 different colors but then just stuck with black, i would guarantee they would sell at least a few hundred thousand just by adding different color options, which shouldn't raise the price to makes systems more than a few cents each...
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