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2 years ago#11
From: Emoglobin | #009
After the gimmicky mess that was the Vita, I wouldn't even be surprised.

You should be. The Vita failed so hard that it should surprise anyone if they ever decided to do anything similar again.
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2 years ago#12
Boomerang or bust!
Though the PS engineers are pretty awesome! Pulse Elite is sweet =), but not having to sign in to start the manager app. There better be some heavy under the table deals with SEGA (Dreamcast) about this.
I do hope they're not feeling pressured by Ninty (owned by MS) to launch, make a good controller & let critics decide if it's revolutionary.
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2 years ago#13
shawnmck posted...
Yes, it will have dual-analog sticks.
Its just rumored to have a touch-pad at the center of the controller where the Start/ Select buttons were.


That's great. The one thing we needed was shorter battery life. </sarcasm>
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2 years ago#14
superchild211 posted...
shawnmck posted...
Yes, it will have dual-analog sticks.
Its just rumored to have a touch-pad at the center of the controller where the Start/ Select buttons were.


That's great. The one thing we needed was shorter battery life. </sarcasm>


^ It's not going to have a touch-screen, but a pad.
So it shouldn't waste any more electricity than the current controller.
At least, that is if all the rumors are true.

Here is a representation of what it could look like (may be accurate, & may not be)...

http://i.imgur.com/quKQ9.jpg
2 years ago#15
rockyoumonkeys posted...
Jesus christ. WHO IS ASKING FOR THIS CRAP?

Nobody wants this ****. Who are they designing this gimmicky crap for?


Noone. Because they aren't doing that.
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2 years ago#16
sean2995 posted...
besides sony isn't that dumb.


>$599 US dollars
>rumble is last gen
>Sixaxis
>People will get 2 jobs to afford PS3
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2 years ago#17
ukokira1 posted...
rockyoumonkeys posted...
Jesus christ. WHO IS ASKING FOR THIS CRAP?

Nobody wants this ****. Who are they designing this gimmicky crap for?


Noone. Because they aren't doing that.


It wasn't specific to the PS4. I was really referring to all the recent gimmicks. Kinect, Vita, Wii U.
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2 years ago#18
Like sony would do something this stupid... Sure they've done stupid things in the past, but this is beyond repair -- This is like alienating the only audience that buys their products. It's like going with a non guarantee over a guarantee.
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