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Old 17-05-2006, 09:40 PM   #1
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Oddly enough, both Microsoft and Sony are currently trying to chum up with Nintendo, sporting their products as "the other purchase gamers should make". Interesting.


http://www.joystiq.com/2006/05/16/sony-pic...e-vs-microsoft/

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/conte...6051100612.html

oh the drama. Honestly, this was a pretty obvious turn of events. Nintendo has taken the reigns of the console world by storm once again, and both other contendors are claiming to have supported them one hundred percent (oh, and buy ours too).
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Old 18-05-2006, 12:24 AM   #2
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I don't get it.
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Old 18-05-2006, 12:57 AM   #3
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what's not to get? Sony and M$ don't like ach other. and considering nintendo has over 50% of market share (at least according to the article provided), there is harly any point dnying they are the best.
no conspiracy here.


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Old 18-05-2006, 03:06 AM   #4
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What's funny is that Nintendo is sort of ignoring them both, sort of remaining apathetic towards both.
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Old 18-05-2006, 03:34 AM   #5
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Funny thing is that the main reason for not owning (apart from DS in the past and PSP now) consoles, is not the cost of the console but the much higher cost of games than pc games, and since it is all about the games for me (I couldnt care less for supporting Sony, MS or Nintendo), I can get more, cheaper games for PC than console games.

If they manage to reduce the price of games to that of PC games, then sure, not one, but all three consoles.
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Old 18-05-2006, 09:13 AM   #6
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Each console holds a different perspective in my eyes, in that the nintendo has definately the most inovative comsole there, my psx, ps2 and psp have kept me relatively happy with their performance in the past 5 or 6 years, and the xbox is the most powerful, and has that funky online arcade place thingy that looks pretty cool, although my past experiences with both xboxs have kinda put me off them. I reckon if anything i would get the nintendo, because a change from the playstation is pretty welcome, i would like to try out its controller and see if its all its cracked up to be, and it is by far cheaper.
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Old 18-05-2006, 09:22 AM   #7
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My guess is that Microsoft and Sony overshot their mark with powerful but too expensive systems.
Nintendo on the other hand settled for making a cheaper one that will have good enough capabilities for enjoyable gaming... the ideal balance, IMO.
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Old 18-05-2006, 12:37 PM   #8
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Has Nintendo even released a price yet for the Wii?

These companies might look stupid if the Wii cost say $300. That would make it a direct competitor to the 360 core system price wise.

Theres also alot of gamers that cant afford a second console
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Old 18-05-2006, 01:33 PM   #9
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If I buy a console, it's going to be Wii. Reason? Two words: Metroid. Prime.
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Old 18-05-2006, 01:57 PM   #10
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well, I agree, that metroid rulez, but wtf is "prime"?
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