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Originally Posted by LVMikemy biggest gripe is the weight of the controller, it feels like a feather in your hands. I orefer a little more weight to my controller, that and the lack of rumble and the gimickiness (sp) of the six axis mothion controll.every time i use it i look like im having spasms..
Originally Posted by LVMikeThe lack of dedicated games is a strike aganst, im mean Icon, AC4, CD3, Gta4, SCDA, MGS, they are all multi platform, unlike the ps2 were there were a lot of ps2 only games and that drove sales.
Then I remembered the annoying file structure that your MemoryStick had to use for the PSP to recognise anything on it. Sure enough, when I put my photos in a folder called Picture and my music in a folder called Music, the PS3 miraculously found all my media. Surely Sony could just convince the PS3 to search the whole of an external drive, rather than implement this annoying and tedious file structure on us again? Perhaps in the next firmware update.
Originally Posted by kempez@devdevil: Gears of War (exclusive title atm), Tom Clancy's Las Vegas and quite a few other games far outplay anything out on the PS3 so far.
Originally Posted by kempezI think Blu-Ray is a better format but am still sitting back waiting to see which one will win. I don't think this time that the PS3 will be the sole reason for it winning the format war though, that's a little short-sighted with the sheer amount of tech we have at the moment.
Originally Posted by kempezIPTV is a great idea and I'm waiting for MS to crank it up in the UK. At that point I may get a 120gb drive for my Xbox 360
Originally Posted by kempezLet's also take note of what I've been saying for a while to my mates and what others have too - the 360's GPU is a much better chip than the PS3, while the PS3 has a better CPU than the 360. However when you want better graphics in your PC which one do you upgrade first? The GPU of course.
So basically it's a matter of what game devs can eek out of each console, which will be interesting and certainly pretty cool for us :D
Although PlayStation 3 hardware will be region locked for Blu-ray discs, none of the discs currently available are region coded -- so you should be able to play any disc on any PS3, for the time being at least.
Originally Posted by devdevil85Well, I know, but it's kind of hard to compare when Gears of War is exclusive and I've never had a chance to play Las Vegas on the PS3, so I don't know about that, but all I was saying was that those games I metioned looked pretty much the same or better on the PS3, so I feel there is head-room for the PS3.
Originally Posted by devdevil85I disagree. I think integrating Blu-Ray into the PS3 was the catalyst in terms of getting the ball rolling on the format, and with PS3's outselling HD-DVD players, I would expect Blu-Ray to only get a bigger audience through the console in the next few months/year.
Originally Posted by devdevil85On the other hand, Sony has integrated the Blu-Ray drive into the PS3 along with having movies already out in-stores and the net and many more on the way, giving the public trust in the format and the knowledge that a company like Sony is backing it. Considering Sony is THE home entertainment company of the world I feel Blu-Ray has better odds.
Originally Posted by devdevil85I have no clue what IPTV is going to be like. Could you fill me in on what I have been missing. I personally can't wait for it to come out.
Originally Posted by devdevil85I don't know how to compare the consoles in terms of raw power, just because anything on the internet is scewed or biased in some fashion, but I do think the PS3 will be able to match the 360 and even surpass it in the future. To go against your statement kempez, even in PC's you can have the fastest GPU, but with a slower CPU, the GPU will be somewhat crippled. I don't know if that statement is relative to the 360 or even to the PS3, but it is possible. Now I may be wrong in my statements, but you will have to prove me wrong through some form of justification/evidence, not just in terms of GPU architecture but everything else including the CPU, Harddrive, RAM, etc.
Originally Posted by BioSniperCoor, blimey, that sounds like some serious Sony fanboyage.
Originally Posted by JoeymacWrong bit in the article......
That isn't correct, quite a few Blu-Ray titles are region locked.
There is a list of the Blu-Ray titles which are region locked.
From the looks of that list the region restrictions are a mess.
Originally Posted by DravenIt's impossible to say which format will win out right now, and with LG already previewing hybrid hardware, we'll hopfully be able to buy players that can handle both formats sooner rather than later. I imagine that most consumers will hold out and see what happens, whereas early adopters like me will bite the bullet and have both, knowing full well that one may die.
Originally Posted by FlibblebotI believe that the LG BH100 ("Super Blu") is available in the US now, and should be here by the autumn. However, it suffers from a huge flaw in that it doesn't play HD DVD's properly, and hence isn't certified by the HD DVD forum. The problem it has is that it can't show any of the disc's interactive menus or content, instead relying on the player's own internal menus.
Originally Posted by r4tch3tI am definately getting a PS3 for the games on it.
An a Blu-ray drive for my computer so I can rip my Blu-ray disks and re-encode them to 700MB AVIs. :D
Originally Posted by DougEdey***COFF**** PLAYASIA ***COFF***
What was that, sony say we can't import, I didn't post any links...
Originally Posted by BindiSo you're going to spend HOURS converting 30MB/s 1080p HD-AVHC into 700MB piss quality AVI at less than SD resolution?
Originally Posted by r4tch3tBecause I can. Thought you would have caught the sarcasm.
I rip DVDs to 1.4 or 2.1 GB. I don't know yet what a good size for HD content is.
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