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There is nothing stopping the PS4 arriving before the PS3 has completed its 10 year life cycle/shelf life. It was the same thing with the PS2, Sony planned for it to have a life cycle of 10 years, and the PS3 came in 2006, the PS2 still continued with its remaining shelf life though.

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The original life span for the console was set at 10 years, but according to Sony, its lifecycle will continue as long as developers continue to make new games for the system, and as long as the console and its games continue to sell.

Edited by GameBoy - 2/17/11 at 5:00am
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im thinking there is going to be a wii successor announced sometime soon, most likely at e3. wii sales have been down for quite a while which i think has something to do with almost everyone having one.

Also if you look back at the history of console releases, handhelds were always released about a year before of consoles, and the psp2/3ds just got announced and our planning to be released this year.

im seeing the first next gen console out by christmas 2012 or sooner, which is going to push sony and microsoft to get there consoles out the door.
Edited by funky882 - 2/17/11 at 5:28am
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post #23 of 149
Someone call Geohot! Its time to rap Sony into making PS4 already, the lazy bums...
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so they truly want one console generation to serve for 10 years...

I dearly hope that developers start doing games with the mindset that games should be ported to the consoles from the PC, not the other way around, otherwise we're going to still see the same graphics with our GTX 980s and HD 9990s...
It's fine how it is, if you want to experience the better graphics on the PC then just buy proper games that are only made for the PC like Dawn of War 2.
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Noooo, I really want the next console generation to hurry up. I believe that at the moment, gaming as a whole is being held back by the consoles, not just in terms of graphics.

The limitations (mainly with RAM) means developers have to gimp their big ideas of what the games can do. I'm honestly getting sick and tired of cloned FPS games and similar titles.

I can accept that the FPS genre is good, and won't die anytime soon, but it needs to evolve quickly. I can see games like Bulletstorm are doing this, but I think for the core style of FPS to be maintained and evolved, the developers need more hardware power. At least, this should mean that games released can be more than they are currently. I'm sure if you talked to developers, they'd love it if they could have even 2GB of RAM. 4 times what's available currently, they'd crap themselves.

Unfortunately, I don't see why microsoft or sony need to make new consoles from their points of view. Especially microsoft, who are selling heap loads of consoles that are cheap to make and backed up by large game libraries. However, I'm sure once one of them makes the new console the other must answer.
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post #26 of 149
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Originally Posted by IcedEarth;12418176 
Why would they?

M$ make more profit per console, and sell more consoles. They have even less of a desire to release a new console.

Who or what is M$?
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Stop being so melodramatic. I bought my console to play games and watch movies, as far as I know I can both of those things without a problem.

Wow the above is just full of ignorance that I just got a headache from reading it...
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Homebrew on a console is about as useless as overclocking a phone.

Now the headache just became a migraine...
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post #27 of 149
Same for the Xbox 360, but look at Crysis 2 on the console, it seems to be working out rather well.
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Why don't just stick a pc into a ps4 case and sell it as a ps4?
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I think their just busy with the jailbreak PS3
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Game consoles will always be 100% old tech compare to Gaming computer's tech
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