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It says the console will include a custom IBM PowerPC CPU with three cores, a GPU from the ATI R700 family with a shader unit at version 4.1, and at least 512Mb of RAM.
Thanks Nintendo, for my next server.
Edit: Or main rig maybe.
Edited by MadCatMk2 - 4/15/11 at 10:43am
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Out of his 6 games he lists 3 dance games. Dance games are worse offenders than FPS for regurgitating the exact same gameplay to a different backdrop, or in dance games, music.

So your saying wii and 360 are better because they have more casual social games. Thats because YOU like that. A lot of people like hardcore gaming, otherwise there would be no PS3 or 360 as we know it, and we'd all be playing mindless party games that are almost all pure copies of each other and only good with a bunch of people.

Personally I like hardcore games more, but I do enjoy casual games as well. And as such, I own a Wii and 360, but sadly no PS3. I decided to skip the Sony route this time around and I have to say I made a massive mistake.

PS3 > 360 > wii

^ but thats MY opinion, and I will state it as such. Someone above me needs to voice his opinions, but keep it at that, opinions. We don't need a flame thread for no reason.
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post #33 of 133
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R700 series? Yuck, how about stepping up your game Nintendo?
Console games are more optimized than PC games, they don't need as much graphics power to get the job done.
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I would like to see less of the same old first party junk. That's the only reason I hate my wii. Im tired of the same junk. Mario Party 643.
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Console games are more optimized than PC games, they don't need as much graphics power to get the job done.
I'm well aware of the countless optimizations that take place for a console game to run on its' hardware.

My beef is that it's 2008 hardware. Both the 360 and PS3 had current-generation hardware upon their release, whereas the Wii and Gamecube had outdated hardware right from the get-go.
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It is building on the R700 design, which is beautiful. Can't wait for tessellation on these puppies.
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post #37 of 133
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512Mb
Come on Nintendo, you could have at least doubled the amount of ram...

Plus I hope this thing has a build in HDD, as there was hardly any memory on the console.
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a controller with a 6 inch screen?
Sounds good and bad. It could be awesome for some things, but I wouldn't want to play a dual-analog game on a touchscreen, or with analog sticks on the same controller as a giant screen like that.
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One of my biggest questions so far is how much a controller will cost.
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One of my biggest questions so far is how much a controller will cost.
If it is to be a one-piece it's probably $50-60. If it's a two piece device would would assume $20+30.
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