Arachnophobe: Certain keywords and similar phrases popping up are also kind of giveaways. I keep seeing a lot of different people saying 'innovation' and 'blown away' and 'taking gaming into the future/next generation/to the next level' and variants on those themes. When you see those same phrases pop up, it really gives credence to the 'reputation management' theory.
Elegy: You're precious. Better watch out for that fluoridated water and those chemtrails, too.
Andyr2120: but the One is a hell of a lot more innovative than the PS3.75.
BMFPitt: I've very happy with my 360, and wouldn't even consider the idea of getting a PS3.Right now I see no way the the XBox One is going to present a better value than the PS4.Microsoft has been doing so well lately. I don't get the reason for suddenly going out of their way to alienate their customers.
Summer Glau's Love Slave: [i1125.photobucket.com image 634x524]So much blood....../Subby.//My 2nd greenlight in 2 days on this very topic!///I'll stop when one of you Micro$hills ponies up $5 for one of those Totalfrak thingees.////Buying a PS4, btw.
the money is in the banana stand: Carth: JohnnyC: Carth: You can turn Kinect if off but your xbox won't function until you turn it back on. It is integrated at the OS level and needs to be connected to play any games or watch tv through xbox. That is what the last report i saw said if oyu have a link saying otherwise I"d love to see it.See here. It's from Microsoft. Of course if you're like the next guy I'm replying to, it won't make a difference at all if you read that link because he thinks Microsoft is lying about what their system is doing...BumpInTheNight: Right, because a microsoft press release is the most honest and trustable source of information about the underpinnings of their little box and what it will and won't do if MS was tasked or the box itself was exploited.Okay... I think I understand. You're convinced that Microsoft is out to get you and this is just part of their nefarious plot. You're probably right... unplug everything, they are watching you.The link flat out says you can't turn off kinect when the system is on you can only pause it. Sorry Microsoft not good enough. If the game I'm playing, or if I'm watching tv, and i don't want to use kinect i should be able to unplug it completely.
Andyr2120: Nerd rage is a terrible thing. Me, I'm getting both, but the One is a hell of a lot more innovative than the PS3.75.
anfrind: Carth: There have been some reports that microsoft is employing reputation management companies to go online and post postive things about xbox one. That is why people are quick to label anyone supporting it a shillFor what it's worth, none of the shills in this thread have an "Account Created" date new enough to be part of a reputation management campaign (the accounts are all at least a year old, some much older). Unless it's some kind of reputation management sleeper cell...
JohnnyC: cameroncrazy1984: Literally everyone on the Internet is calling it Xbone. Deal with it.Not really. Just the people who are trying to claim it's a failure and what not. It's not unlike people who say, "Nobama".
quiotu: Nah, this guy ain't a shill. Even Fark shills don't suck this bad. So, apologies for that.
kendelrio: Carth: MithrandirBooga: Dougie AXP: MithrandirBooga: I am going to enjoy all of the butthurt from PS4 owners when they buy the console and find that the publishers are simply going to make the same DRM requirements the XBox One will have, or when Sony changes its mind a few months down the line and mandates it.Look we all know digital distribution and the mandatory DRM that goes along with it is the future. It's taken over PC games in the form of Steam/Origin/Gamefly/Amazon/etc. Arguably those services restrict you more than the XBox One will. And PC users love them.Console users will embrace it eventually. They just need to have their whiny immature manchild temper tantrums first.There's a difference though, Steam allows you to play games OFFLINE. With no requirement once the initial check is completed. That's fine with me.The problem I have is the always on, always watching, always listening Kinect camera that I CANNOT DISCONNECT to be 100% sure that I'm not being watched/listened to.Be honest. When was the last time you used a computer/console that wasn't attached to the internet at least once a day. I still haven't found a single person outside of the military who can admit to this. So really, the problem is... what, exactly?Second: You can be 100% sure. You bet your ass people are going to have their Xboxes hooked up to routers that keep track of what data is sent back and forth. The first time *anyone* figures out that the Kinect is uploading anything it isn't supposed to, you bet your ass the entire internet will know in less than an hourEvery winter. People in NE frequently lose power for 3-5 days it is why everyone has generators. Parts Vermont lost power for weeks last year. Why shouldn't I be able to play single player video games off a generator when the internet is down?Chiming in on that point. I work offshore in the Gulf of Mexico and our PS3 gets connected MAYBE once every three months.
Alonjar: Kahabut: Meanwhile, I'm over here with my computer, playing every good game in existence, on hardware I CONTROL, with software I OWN, with graphics FAR IN EXCESS of 1080pNow im curious what resolution you're gaming at.
Satan's Girlfriend: I think it's also worth mentioning that Mountain Dew and Dorito's are currently creating an unprecedented experience surrounding the Microsoft's X-Box One! As an average gamer I thought this was radical, because I love both Mountain Dew and Dorito's. Head on over to http://www.dewanddoritos.com/ for more details. Be sure to tell all your friends to sign up.
taxandspend: I for one would love to know about these games from E3 that left you "utterly blown away" because everything I saw barely rose above the "meh" levels. Only two games that really rocked my socks was Bayonetta 2 and Tearaway.
SuperNinjaToad: I see a lot of XBONEs under millions of X'mas trees this year. Why? because gradnparents and 12 yr old kids don't know and don't care about DRM, Kinect, always on etc.To them it's more about buying into the marketing hype and the games they can play on XBONE. Also peer pressure because most of their buddies have XBONEs as well,
Subtle_Canary: Comparing the consoles based off THAT level of superficiality is like comparing 2 competing toaster ovens that come with nipple clamps. sure one brand may have a more comfortable, rubber coated plastic nipple clamp versus the others' hard edged metal clamps, but neither is what im looking for in my toast procurement needs.
igorknowsall: Last game console I owned was a Super Nintendo with over 200 games. One day I just went ... meh... put it down and haven't played a game since. Life just became so much more interesting once I started doing more physical things to entertain myself. Ya know ...like girls and all that.
Astorix: How about a nice cup of who the fark cares for either of them.
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