Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 22nd Nov 2006 22:50 UTC
Games Ars reviews the PlayStation 3 personal computer game console, and they say: "The PS3 doesn't have any grand ideas; Sony wanted something high-tech, so they started from scratch with the processor and GPU, but what does it get them? Very little so far. The controller is a mash-up of ideas from their old systems, the 360's triggers, and the Wii's motion-sensing capabilities, but once it has that tech it doesn't really know what to do with it. The Blu-ray adds cost, but adds very little to the gaming experience for the user. It's great as a media player, but for those of us who love games first and foremost, we have to look at it skeptically. The PS3 is a system with no core message, and that is what keeps it from being elegant. Will it do great things in the future? I hope so, the possibility and potential are certainly there. For now, it's power looking for a mission statement."
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RE[2]: I think i see it ....
by Fennec_Fox on Thu 23rd Nov 2006 00:57 UTC in reply to "RE: I think i see it ...."
Fennec_Fox
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2006-10-30

I think you might be right here... PS3 is far superior in graphics and processing power, but it lacks the "Wow!" factor. Nintendo on the other hand is trying to re-define how the game is played. Only time will tell if they succeed, but it will be fun to watch.

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