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Old February 6 2013, 01:08 AM   #76
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Re: Is the Playstation 4 About to be announced??

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Unless you know of any PS3, XBox and Wii Emulators for PC.
Dolphin is pretty much perfect for the Wii if you have the computer for it. Even runs the games upconverted to 1080p.
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Old February 6 2013, 01:14 AM   #77
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Unless you know of any PS3, XBox and Wii Emulators for PC.
Dolphin is pretty much perfect for the Wii if you have the computer for it. Even runs the games upconverted to 1080p.
And the others?
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Old February 6 2013, 01:21 AM   #78
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Unless you know of any PS3, XBox and Wii Emulators for PC.
Dolphin is pretty much perfect for the Wii if you have the computer for it. Even runs the games upconverted to 1080p.
And the others?
I'm pretty sure it would be a violation of board rules to link you to the sources you're asking for.
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Old February 6 2013, 02:36 AM   #79
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out of the console business and focus solely on games, which is what they're best at.
What are universally considered the two best consoles of all-time were both made by Nintendo. The most successful gaming device of all-time was made by Nintendo.

Not sure if serious.
Dead serious.

My two favorite consoles of all time are NES and SNES. I love these two even more than PS3 and Xbox 360. N64 onwards sucks balls. I still own my NES and SNES, I sold my 64, GameCube, and my Wii makes an excellent dust magnet. I literally own four games for it. And I have no intention of buying a Wii U because it's going to be a huge waste of money for me just to get it for Zelda and Metroid.
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Old February 6 2013, 06:28 AM   #80
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Ummm... The only console to sell more than the original
I did say "device" not "console." The DS just passed the PS2 in total worldwide sales.
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Old February 7 2013, 01:52 AM   #81
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Latest scuttlebutt of the "720" is online always/no used games.
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Old February 7 2013, 03:42 AM   #82
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Latest scuttlebutt of the "720" is online always/no used games.

If true they can all it XBox DOA.
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Old February 7 2013, 04:17 AM   #83
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This is a month old, but Sony filed a patent for a technology to block used games.

If Sony and Microsoft do block used games, I have absolutely no interest in those consoles. It's not just the cost, but also the fact that I still buy plenty of games for dead consoles. What If I discover some awesome hidden gem on the PS4 after the system is discontinued? I'll never be able to play it?
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Old February 7 2013, 04:19 AM   #84
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This is a month old, but Sony filed a patent for a technology to block used games.

If Sony and Microsoft do block used games, I have absolutely no interest in those consoles. It's not just the cost, but also the fact that I still buy plenty of games for dead consoles. What If I discover some awesome hidden gem on the PS4 after the system is discontinued? I'll never be able to play it?
You'd more likely be required to download it.
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Old February 7 2013, 05:09 AM   #85
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You'd more likely be required to download it.
I can't even log into Xbox Live on the original Xbox to download content for some of my games like Crimson Skies. Why should I expect full game downloads for every PS4/720 release years after those systems are discontinued? And what if Sony or Microsoft decides to drop out of the console industry? What if aliens invade and wipe out most of the Earth's infrastructure? I'll still want to play God of War V with my portable generator.
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Old February 7 2013, 05:38 AM   #86
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This is a month old, but Sony filed a patent for a technology to block used games.

If Sony and Microsoft do block used games, I have absolutely no interest in those consoles. It's not just the cost, but also the fact that I still buy plenty of games for dead consoles. What If I discover some awesome hidden gem on the PS4 after the system is discontinued? I'll never be able to play it?
Yeah, I like downloading and Steam and all that stuff but it's nice to know you can get a hard copy when you want one.
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Old February 7 2013, 06:31 AM   #87
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This is a month old, but Sony filed a patent for a technology to block used games.

If Sony and Microsoft do block used games, I have absolutely no interest in those consoles. It's not just the cost, but also the fact that I still buy plenty of games for dead consoles. What If I discover some awesome hidden gem on the PS4 after the system is discontinued? I'll never be able to play it?

Exactly. I have around 60 Gamecube games. I bought four for full price (Mario, Animal Crossing, Metriod, Zelda), then a couple dozen for $20 or less new. But the rest is a mixture of used and new games that I got for dirt cheap when the system was dying years ago. It's a cool system and I have more fun on it now than most of the newer consoles and that's because used games and old dead systems are really fun for cheap ass gamers.
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Old February 7 2013, 12:27 PM   #88
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Ummm... The only console to sell more than the original
I did say "device" not "console." The DS just passed the PS2 in total worldwide sales.
A quick Google fails to present any concrete numbers to go with that widespread claim. Everything links back to VGChartz and I somehow doubt Nintendo wouldn't be shouting that sort of figure from the heavens.

Not that I don't expect it to happen at some point mind you, I just don't think anyone can say for certain yet that it has.

I also wonder if that includes the DSi and DSi XL, which introduced new features that weren't available on the previous models. I'm not sure that quite qualifies as all being one pool of sales any more than pooling all of the iPhone sales together, which would in fact make it the #1 "gaming device" ever.
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Old February 7 2013, 12:46 PM   #89
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This is a month old, but Sony filed a patent for a technology to block used games.

If Sony and Microsoft do block used games, I have absolutely no interest in those consoles. It's not just the cost, but also the fact that I still buy plenty of games for dead consoles. What If I discover some awesome hidden gem on the PS4 after the system is discontinued? I'll never be able to play it?
If The HD twins (Sony/Microsoft) disable used games, I'd need for them to make concessions in other areas like price. I'd very rarely buy a new IP for $60. The only reason Steam can get away with it is because the PC platform charges developers no royalties and the fact that there are no used games gives them pricing parity.
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Some PC developers do charge console prices. Those prices rarely last though.
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