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post #81 of 94
Man games should start coming in hd's!!
They're freaking huge!!!!!
Or you like:
You havea HDD.
You take the hdd to the store.
Trough some "egal method you would buy the game and the game would be copied to your drive.
You went home and ran the setup.
TANAM!!!!
AND BTW, games download trough internet (the legal ones) are going to end pretty fast, no one wants to wait a month to download the game, if they can go to the store in 15 mins....
post #82 of 94
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Man games should start coming in hd's!!
They're freaking huge!!!!!
Or you like:
You havea HDD.
You take the hdd to the store.
Trough some "egal method you would buy the game and the game would be copied to your drive.
You went home and ran the setup.
TANAM!!!!
AND BTW, games download trough internet (the legal ones) are going to end pretty fast, no one wants to wait a month to download the game, if they can go to the store in 15 mins....
umm i downloaded supreme commander in like 45min and just did hw while i waited that beat going to the store by far.
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A legal game downloading service is good.... You just need a fast connection.

I have 20meg down and 1meg up which keeps me happy.

And taking your drive to a store and getting a game put on it will never happen because the game needs to be installed onto your copy of windows.
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post #84 of 94
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A bit interesting how you guys bash consoles without HD-DVD or Blu-Ray, which is useless at the moment despite what you believe, yet you overlook the fact that the vast majority of PCs don't have Blu-Ray or HD-DVD and they're doing fine. Video is the only reason you need more storage space.

What about all the upcoming games for PC? They are on DVD9. Why would you suddenly think the 360 is doomed when PCs don't have those drives either and cross-platform game developers are doing JUST FINE.
yet you fail to state PC Games are Uncompressed and installed onto PC HDDs, and on a console they play directly from the disc, therefore Console games require alot more space...
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yet you fail to state PC Games are Uncompressed and installed onto PC HDDs, and on a console they play directly from the disc, therefore Console games require alot more space...
Yet good PC games on a nice res look like good PS3 games on a nice res yet PC games usually cost a bit less

[To make up for the large cost of said PC lol..]
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It's called the PS3, it has Bluray. Make the game PS3 exclusive so they don't have to limit the game in any way.
Are you mad? Since when does Microsoft code for a competing console?
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post #87 of 94
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CODE BETTER AND COMPRESS BETTER....

The Dual Layer DVD is HUGE.
After a certain point it's like compressing water.
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Should've went with blu ray
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can you play a game from the hd-dvd add-on? i mean they could require the add on and it would bring the number of sales for it up and that would make ms happy.
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yet you fail to state PC Games are Uncompressed and installed onto PC HDDs, and on a console they play directly from the disc, therefore Console games require alot more space...
I addressed this issue before on a previous post.

Some people on this forum fail to realize that all the data on those console discs only needs to be accessed at certain times and loaded into memory/ hard drive cache.

When you install a game onto your PC you aren't accessing every file at the same time. That's why on the fly decompression is so useful on consoles.

These comparisons between installing a game on a PC and playing a game on a console are a little bit like apples to oranges anyway.

No one is arguing that PC games don't benefit from greater compression to fit more data onto a disc in order to install onto a PC hard drive. Of course they do.

However, consoles have the ability to decompress on the fly which helps the fact the data on said discs doesn't have the better compression.

Sometimes it's like talking to brick walls on OCN. People misinterpreting someone else's post(s), people posting without reading the entire thread, people throwing out replies without fully knowing what they're talking about, etc.
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