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who here thinks it'll have lightpeak?
    
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hmmm i wonder what kind of an upgrade it will be from the 7800 GTX currently in the ps3 and some equivalent ATI gpu in the xbox.

and by then we can tell those console people "look at what you've been missing all these years"
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Huh, who would have thought that a year after they released Kinnect they would announce a new console.... Oh wait, I did! I said Kinnect would fail as a "new console release" and they would have to start gearing towards a new console. They should have never announced that Kinnect was going to be treated like a new console release, never.

[edit] Crap, I just realized I was going to be trolled for saying they are announcing a new console. While they aren't, looking for people to develop it might as well be an announcement for development of a new console.
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Huh, who would have thought that a year after they released Kinnect they would announce a new console.... Oh wait, I did! I said Kinnect would fail as a "new console release" and they would have to start gearing towards a new console. They should have never announced that Kinnect was going to be treated like a new console release, never.

[edit] Crap, I just realized I was going to be trolled for saying they are announcing a new console. While they aren't, looking for people to develop it might as well be an announcement for development of a new console.
does it really matter? the kinect was still successful regardless of wether they said it should be treated like a console release which of course was a manner of speaking in the sense of it bringing new life and capabilities to the already aging hardware.

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hmmm i wonder what kind of an upgrade it will be from the 7800 GTX currently in the ps3 and some equivalent ATI gpu in the xbox.

and by then we can tell those console people "look at what you've been missing all these years"
Lol GTX 460 or a radeon 6990 anyone? XD LOL
edit: SLI/crossfire in a console? Lol?
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2: Why would console gamers want KB/m support when their isn't a demand for it?
It's not console gamers,but new potential customers, wanting to try out what it's like. Many gamers would benefit from a native k/m support.
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It'll probably have a GTX 460 level GPU That's my guess
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I heard about this from a video game tester for Microsoft. MS really wants to bring in a new customer base, but he got lucky enough to be selected to test the new console, get paid for testing them, and keeping them as rewards for extensive testing. Of course, he seems to have a strong bias against Sony.
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does it really matter? the kinect was still successful regardless of wether they said it should be treated like a console release which of course was a manner of speaking in the sense of it bringing new life and capabilities to the already aging hardware.



Lol GTX 460 or a radeon 6990 anyone? XD LOL
edit: SLI/crossfire in a console? Lol?
Right, but when did they announce Kinnect? It wasn't a year after the 360 was made? The point is, it was shoddy at best and we all knew it. I wasn't saying the Kinnect was bad, but it wasn't anywhere close to filling a new console release.

[edit] Right now seems perfect too, Sony can't afford the legal battles and make a new console. This could really put the hurt on.
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It's not console gamers,but new potential customers, wantint to try out what it's like. Many gamers would benefit from a native k/m support.
I believe the term you are looking for is 'PC gamers who suck on console'... Why would they have any inclination of changing from near-complete symmetry in terms of difference between players? Sounds you are being greedy and want to invade the lovely console community.
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K/M would be good, but it's got an obvious advantage that would create pure havoc online. Honestly, you can't pair K/M with a controller. You'll get a lot of people pissed in FPS games, just utter kaos. I'd love to see a person hack a controller to take mouse input, wire their own "keys" and dominate.

[edit] Oh I want a PS3 now, just to DOMINATE.

http://au.gear.ign.com/articles/799/799262p1.html

More PS3 lameness!
http://www.ps3chat.com/news/19-xfps-...ps3-converter/

I'll look for an xbox version.

[found!]
http://xim3.com/
OWNAGE
http://www.xscorch.com/product-info
http://www.xcm.cc/index.htm
Just wrong, simply just wrong.
Edited by mushroomboy - 3/7/11 at 7:31pm
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