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Anyone else think thats going to be completely uncomfortable? And it lloks gay.
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Originally Posted by mootin
this console isnt out yet and its already being slated, omg wait until it comes out you cant say its going to be ****e if its not even out yet, this is same thing that happen to the 360 and look how amazing that is, please people wait until its out and you have one to say if its crap or not
Very good point. That Xbox site is bashing the PS3, however I bet my rig that they have never used one, and are only going on technical specs. How many things do we know of that look bad on paper, but are really OK in real life?
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Wow, interseting. Im not a PS3 fan, but where are the Ten reasons not to get the Xbox 360, or any console. I prefer just sticking with the good old Computer anyway.
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If the xbox 360 is hacked by then, as in you can run modified OS's from it, as well as burnt games/ISO's; Sony is in deep. The xbox 360 will then be appealing to everyone, aswell as having halo 3 and what not. If sony can't step it up, and come up with something good by christmas at the LATEST, they lost before the race even began.
    
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then I would decide that my company is headed towards financial trouble and sell the PS3 for $1000, I know its very steep but personally I would rather only sell a few at a profit then tons of them at a huge loss,
Nope, that would guarantee its failure. We all know that the real money in console gaming is in the software, and the console makers intentionally price the consoles below manufacturing cost just to get the hardware into our hands so that we will subsequently buy that high-margin software. If they break even on hardware but sell almost no software, they are worse off than if they lose money on hardware but sell a truckload of software for a net profit.

Which is the entire point of the price discussions so far. The $615 price point that has been announced for the Japanese release is definitely too high, especially if the X360 is cut down to $300 for the good SKU.

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Originally Posted by mootin
this console isnt out yet and its already being slated, omg wait until it comes out you cant say its going to be ****e if its not even out yet,
Generally you're right, and I'm the first to crack down on losers saying that this console or that console suxx0rz months before it is released. But when talking about established facts such as the PS3's announced Japenese price point compared to the X360 price point; the cost and unnecessity of the Blu-Ray drive; and the fact that a working PS3 has yet to be demoed anywhere with the launch supposedly a scant seven months away; then it is totally fair to identify the problem areas.
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Nope, that would guarantee its failure. We all know that the real money in console gaming is in the software, and the console makers intentionally price the consoles below manufacturing cost just to get the hardware into our hands so that we will subsequently buy that high-margin software. If they break even on hardware but sell almost no software, they are worse off than if they lose money on hardware but sell a truckload of software for a net profit.
The funny thing is everytime nintendo release a console they profit from hardware and software
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NINTENDO president Satoru Iwata has admitted that his outfit's Revolution console will be lower tech than Microsoft and Sony.
He said that his company will not be fighting the competition with more power or better graphics. Instead Iwata wants the machine to be quiet, small and affordable
http://www.overclock.net/nintendo/81...ion-specs.html
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The PS3 control design was changed.
8.The Games.
Argument based on personnal choices...
RE5 (announced on PS3 too...), Gears of War(UT2007 on PS3...), Oblivion (PC), Racers (Gran Turismo? NFS), GTA 4

I must admit I hate consoles though.
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well what about the blu-ray price FOR SONY.

someone around here made a thread that showed it will cost sony 800 USD to make JUST THE DRIVE.

that means the overall price will be over 1000 (possibly) for SONY.

and that they will lose money. you may say "but they make it back in game", but has there ever been a console that sells for at least $400 less than it costs?

they will make it back, but not very quickly.
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He brings up good points. The PS3 might tank due to overpricing...
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Hmmmmm....can anyone say the Tomb Raider series? Wow Vulcan I thought you were all knowing. The final fantasy movie was a hit in Japan.
personally, i thought the Tomb Raider movie franchise blew chunks.

the Final Fantasy "Advent Children" movie is coming out on DVD tomorrow. if you haven't seen it already, it's a lot better then that "Spirits Within" crap.
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