Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 22nd May 2013 22:23 UTC
Games "Sony gave the PS4 50% more raw shader performance, plain and simple (768 SPs @ 800MHz vs. 1152 SPs & 800MHz). Unlike last generation, you don't need to be some sort of Jedi to extract the PS4's potential here. The Xbox One and PS4 architectures are quite similar, Sony just has more hardware under the hood. We’ll have to wait and see how this hardware delta gets exposed in games over time, but the gap is definitely there. The funny thing about game consoles is that it’s usually the lowest common denominator that determines the bulk of the experience across all platforms. On the plus side, the Xbox One should enjoy better power/thermal characteristics compared to the PlayStation 4. Even compared to the Xbox 360 we should see improvement in many use cases thanks to modern power management techniques." AnandTech does its usual in-depth thing.
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RE[2]: Indie-games
by WereCatf on Thu 23rd May 2013 09:09 UTC in reply to "RE: Indie-games"
WereCatf
Member since:
2006-02-15

...say what? Really? That's a rather......obsolete way of thinking.


I agree, but according to http://www.gamespot.com/news/indie-developers-cannot-self-publish-g... that's how the Microsoft execs have decided. They even admit people have voiced their opinion about this, but that they'll still stick to their guns.

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RE[3]: Indie-games
by tylerdurden on Thu 23rd May 2013 16:19 in reply to "RE[2]: Indie-games"
tylerdurden Member since:
2009-03-17

Microsoft continuing to ignore feedback? That's actually very good news.

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