Definition of Next-Generation by a Dictionary

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3 years ago#1
Source: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/next-generation

Main Entry: next-generation
Part of Speech: adj.
Definition: pertaining to the next generation in a family; also, pertaining to the next stage of development or version of a product, service, or technology.
Example: Programmers are now developing next-generation software.

Technically, the Wii U is, in fact, Next generation, even if it has weaker technology than the future Xbox and PlayStation consoles.
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3 years ago#2
Its next gen for Nintendo. They stagnated with the Wii as that was only a side grade to the Game Cube.

Nintendo is operating a full Generation behind.
3 years ago#3
This again?
How about gamers be gamers and stop worrying about who's more powerful.
(Goes back to playing Snes because it fun.)
3 years ago#4
If generation was defined by power, then mankind would be going backwards.
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3 years ago#6
JackTheRimmer posted...
Its next gen for Nintendo. They stagnated with the Wii as that was only a side grade to the Game Cube.

Nintendo is operating a full Generation behind.


So is Sony since they only had 1 out 3 powerful home consoles. Maybe 2 out of 4 if the PS4 is another power Juggernaut.
3 years ago#7
So you're saying it's not next gen?
Because it definitely is not the next stage in development of video gaming hardware.
It is too similar to current gen to say with a straight face that it is the next stage of video gaming hardware.
3 years ago#8
Umitencho posted...
JackTheRimmer posted...
Its next gen for Nintendo. They stagnated with the Wii as that was only a side grade to the Game Cube.

Nintendo is operating a full Generation behind.


So is Sony since they only had 1 out 3 powerful home consoles. Maybe 2 out of 4 if the PS4 is another power Juggernaut.


Sony has had 3 out of 3 powerful how consoles. Soon to be 4 out of 4
3 years ago#9
JackTheRimmer posted...
Umitencho posted...
JackTheRimmer posted...
Its next gen for Nintendo. They stagnated with the Wii as that was only a side grade to the Game Cube.

Nintendo is operating a full Generation behind.


So is Sony since they only had 1 out 3 powerful home consoles. Maybe 2 out of 4 if the PS4 is another power Juggernaut.


Sony has had 3 out of 3 powerful how consoles. Soon to be 4 out of 4


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3 years ago#10
JackTheRimmer posted...
Umitencho posted...
JackTheRimmer posted...
Its next gen for Nintendo. They stagnated with the Wii as that was only a side grade to the Game Cube.

Nintendo is operating a full Generation behind.


So is Sony since they only had 1 out 3 powerful home consoles. Maybe 2 out of 4 if the PS4 is another power Juggernaut.


Sony has had 3 out of 3 powerful how consoles. Soon to be 4 out of 4


Ps1 - 32bit :: N64 - 64bit (stronger)

PS2 :: GCN (stronger) :: Xbox (Strongest)

Ps3 (Strongest) :: Xbox 360 (Stronger) :: Wii
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