Oh man, they had me at "prediction."
I worked in the prediction/automated recommendation industry for 7 years, and one of the oldest and best companies doing it, and let me tell you is it ever a load of crap being sold to people who don't know how it's supposed to work by people who willfully ignore the fact that it doesn't work.
Take all the worse parts of "cloudsourcing" and then run it through some TOP SECRET PROPRIETARY ALGORITHMS and then all of the data you've been paying people to steal off of Last.fm becomes a valuable commodity.
What I'm saying is, get ready for mainstream gaming to get even more samey and uninspired.
At some point isn't it going to wrap around and become infinitely unique and inspired?
Us gamers man. xD
The whole thing is like a surreal version of what sony's publishing arm does to game developers...set a launch window at whenever, and you put some shit out there on that day, done or not.
one of the executives didnt even know what the controller looked like until a couple days before he made the presentations.
|Black Napkins |
For the love of god, don't stop pretending to be a dragon.
I think I might sit this one out.
|Mr. Purple Cat Esq. |
Ive always been a Dos and then Windows gamer.. I'm really excited atm about the prospect of steam/valve forcing nvidia and ati to release good linux drivers and then devs being able to release games on linux...
I'm imaging an install of archlinux on my gaming pc with no GUI.. Nothing but graphics and sound drivers and my games!! :)
Also apparently left for dead already runs a good bit faster in linux using openGL than direct3d in windows after only a few months work on it (as opposed to years of optimisation for direct3d/windows)
|MacGyver Style Bomb |
David Perry is a horrible person.
So the PS4 is going to be a PS3.
Not quite: one set of PS3s could play PS1 and PS2 games. This new PS4 will not play PS1, PS2, or PS3 games.
MacGyver Style Bomb
It can through cloud streaming. All the details are pretty murky at the moment. Although it should be able to run software based emulation of the PS1 and 2.
You'll be able to play any of your PS1-3 games as long as you buy them again online.
MacGyver Style Bomb
Has anyone actually confirmed that you have to "buy them again?" I've seen a lot of claims, but nothing pointing to actual facts about this.
IT'S BLIZZARD! ...talking about Diablo 3...
So glad I don't work there anymore.
Welcome back to the fold, Gmork. Now you can spend your time upgrading the living fuck out of your completely customizable system with amazing hardware and wondering when the developers will get their heads out of their asses and actually put out something that will make full use of the available technology instead of pandering to a shitty console that only gets upgraded once every four to five years.
At our ages, arthritis is moments away. Let the freedom of the keyboard/mouse soothe thy tired knuckles and free them from the tyranny of the cramp inducing controllers.
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