Is the PS3 Doomed?

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PS3 == Doomed?

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Jul 11, 2007

Is the PS3 Doomed? by pikachucrackpipe at 9:58 PM (5,364 Views / 0 Likes) 76 replies

  1. pikachucrackpipe
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    Try not to be all fanboyish and annoying.

    But seriously do you think it's doomed? Considering MS's massive failure rate on consoles.
     


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    Do you mean Sony's massive failure...?
    Maybe I didn't get it.
    I'll say no, anyway.
     
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    Microsoft failure rate? Ok they're not making much money off it but I'm sure its raking it in on the Live stuff.

    I don't see PS3 selling as well as PS1 or PS2, might match the original Xbox sales perhaps.
     
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    I'm hoping so, just so Konami will be forced to release MGS4 on 360 or Wii. I will not buy a PS3 to play MGS4. I will, however, buy a 360.
     
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    If this years E3 is anything to go by the probably not, so far they have mustered the best show (admittedly I have not sat through them all in full yet).
    Still no chance of me buying one though (a new graphics card, motorbike or RAID versus a PS3, associated junk and a game or two is no contest).
     
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    no the rings of fire or death or whatever
    and then admitting they used cheap parts for their consoles but now will fix them.

    you shouldn't have to worry if your console will fuck up and die over casual gameplay like alot of 360 users.
     
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    i was impressed with Sony's conference at E3 today, they showed off lots of good stuff and i'm a sucker for pretty shiny games with lots of big guns and explosions, which there was alot of. give the PS3 1-2 years and i think it'll do alright. it's main problem is the price. goddamn £400 is alot of fucking money. also the new features of Home are pretty cool novelities but thats all they are, it needs something much more solid than real-time photo downloading.

    oh, and Metal Gear Solid 4 looks EPIC.
     
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    while(1) {
    if (sony != doomed) {
    PS3=doomed;
    }
    else {
    sony = PS3/0;
    }
    }
     
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    yeah and mgs4 is ps3 exclusive
    the only thing is i hated mgs3 and mgs2 wasn't that good so i hope mgs4 isn't a disappointment.
     
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    also Naughty Dog + Suckerpunch = epic. Ratchet & Clank, too.

    was anyone else hyped for a brand new proper fucking Crash Bandicoot when they mentioned Naughty Dog? i sure as hell was.

    by the way anyone notice that there was a handful of Tomb Raider/PoP clones? lots of jungles of lots of year 2100 shooters and cities.. not much variation but damn i bet they play well.
     
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    select w.games, p.games, x.games
    from wii w, ps3 p, xbox360 x
    where price > '49.99'and rating > '8.5' and description = 'w00t'
    group by rating
     
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    sony is dead
     
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    Well I would say Sony killed his baby when they decided not to make it a gaming support, but a multimedia support;
    hence setting its price far too high for gamers,
    hence not selling much babies. (ugh.. that sounds just plain wrong [​IMG] )

    Who would devellop a game on PS3 knowing that if they do it on another platform they will sell it much better?
    Simple maths huh?


    Well, hopefully for Sony, in a year or so with the price drop, the sales should take off and devellpers will come back to it.
    But since then, monster baby PS3 is in for a lonely long walk through the desert...

    Heh what do I know, just my 2cents!
     
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    'MAKE' error: ps3 undeclared
     
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    No. Console that has mgs4 and ffxiii exclusively can't be doomed. And ps3 selling pretty good anyway.

    If you make tons of sucky games on lower priced consoles it doesn't mean that they sell. And you will endup paying same price for 360 because of the online gaming fees (maybe hd-dvd drive also?).
     
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    After what i saw today..........yes. No not really it's just will never match nintendo, so in a sense yes [​IMG]
     
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    i don't think the ps3 is doomed. I'm no expert or anything but the way i see it, they will lose some money with it maybe... then again, we don't know what to expect in the long run, i mean DSs are still selling like crazy and it's been released so long ago (starting the timeline from phat).

    Sony announced a price drop so, even if still expensive, will be set to a more reasonnable pricelet's bet something around the 500$, wich is nothing, i remember buying a saturn at that price when i was young, and things were cheaper back then.

    Also never underestimate sony,they always seem to come up with the killer app that everyone wants or makes the console special, like the MGS series of course, the FF (even if they seem to be going back to their old friend nintendo more and more lately) series, and games like Shadow of the Colossus.
     
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    PS3 has a lot of potential, the hardware on the system is far better than 360 (I've had to send mine back twice already for two different problems and its not even 6 months old).

    On the other hand, the PS3 has no good exclusive games on it right now. I think they could balance out if they play their cards right. Lowering the system price is a good step in the right direction at least. Four or five goodexlusive releases and there are enough cross-platforms for people to make the purchase.

    Nintendo made a comeback after two not-so-great systems; sony can do it as well [​IMG]

    I guess we'll see; the more competition the better!

    ~Cress~
     
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    hmmm yeas and no it's just everyone doesn't share your enthusiasm, and all sony has is endless sequels that everybody is tired of now. Why do you suppose they are making a modified ps2 that is going to try to work like the wii? They finally realize that Nintendo is doing that right thing to attract customers that's why.
     
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    PS3 Ruled the E3!
     

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