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It's real, it's happening now. And there's some cool-sounding stuff here.


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There was some cool sounding stuff for like 10 minutes and then they started getting into everything they're putting into Gaikai's streaming tech. Just one problem: The broadband infrastructure in America is pure s**t. Not only is truly fast internet fairly isolated, most ISP still have fuzzy caps that even Netflix and Hulu have to contend with.

Cloud-based backwards compatibility is going to bankrupt them, because nobody will be able to use it, so nobody will pay for it.

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At the very least they seem to understand many of the things that PS3 a pain to use and are fixing that - simpler hardware, get into games faster, etc. I'll be very interested to see both Xbox's announcement and the E3 conferences this year, should be fun.

And yeah, your broadband is f**ked. So is ours, really, but fibre is rolling into my area at the moment so maybe mine will be less f**ked by the time PS4 comes out? Not too bothered by the lack of backwards compatibility - it's a short-term problem, and I wasn't planning on getting rid of the PS3 anyway.


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I didn't see a lot that tweaked my nerd nipples. Broadband here is getting better, but it still won't be good enough when this is released.

What's up with the controller? Looks a bit gimmicky to me.

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Not sure how useful the touchpad will be but I like the new controller design - they've finally done something about the sticks and triggers, and it looks like it could be a more comfortable controller in general. Also, can't remember if they said this on stage or not, but they're bundling a headset in with the system this time.

Just in case anyone was worried about this, Sony's confirmed you can play used games, and you don't have to be online to use the console.


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I'm honestly way more hyped about the PS4 after that announcement than I thought I would be. I was planning on continuing to main the Xbox console while I had Sony and Nintendo consoles on the side to play what ever exclusives they came out with but now I'm starting to rethink that. Broadband may not be a blazing fast as you want it right now, but it's still pretty fast in most locations and it's only getting better. I expect these console to have a similar life span to the current gen, so who knows where internet speeds will be 7 or 8 years from now. I'm not surprised to see Sony putting in features that will only get better the further we get into the console's life. Of course I also won't be surprised to see if this is a feature only available to Playstation Plus members. I really think we are going to see Sony start locking some of their features behind subscriptions for the PS4. It would only make sense as streaming all that s**t has to be expensive for Sony.

I'm really curious to see what Microsoft is going to bring to the table now. So far they've had the superior online network, but it looks like Sony is going to try and change that. Maybe now I won't have to wait 2 hours to download a demo for the next God of War game.

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Your move, Microsoft.

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meh.

If nothing else we learned Sony really does know how to f**k up a press event, and squander an opportunity. They had a PS4 reveal, with no actual PS4. From what I've read most (all?) of the demos were running on PCs not even PS4 devkits.

I'm interested in what Microsoft has to say with their new XBox. Honestly though, I might be skipping all consoles this time around. Maybe a Wii U when the new Zelda is announced and a price drop happens.

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Has there been a "five hundred ninety-nine" type price announcement yet?

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$599??? swap you countries... :eek:

https://www.ebgames.com.au/ps4-154706-P ... yStation-4

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No way that can be right.

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Yeah you'd think so, but our (incompetent) Government is currently trying to hold these tech companies to account for shonky pricing differences between territories. Games are part of it, but software is another big one for us. Digital copies of Adobe products for example are hundreds, sometimes thousands, of dollars more here than they are in the US/UK...for no apparent reason other than we let them screw us so they do. Our dollar is currently higher than the US, yet we still pay a lot more for the same stuff. It SUX. /end rant

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Yeah, you should have thought about that before you pumped up your minimum wage and had a bunch of deadly animals around.


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Guys, Amazon has shipped both Call of Duty:Ghosts and Killzone:Shadow Falls to me.

I AM SO EXCITE!!!!

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Yeah! We'll be PS4 bros!*

*When I get my PS4 for Christmas.


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Yeah Totally!

*Sometime around January when I get back to the States and have a decent internet connection again.

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I'm gonna be in line at my Walmart tonight to put mine on layaway until December 5 when I get a fancy 25% discount. $300 PS4!

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I'm just excited to play the demo kiosks at the store. :love: I just hope Resogun is on there.

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