The console wars have truly begun once again.

#1 Edited by Jiggaboojeeves (17 posts) -

It's that time once again for when we all take sides. I was once a Microsoft man, but their elders have showed a stunning amount of hubris. Watching the slide of consumer rights and respect for lawful, paying customers slide downhill over the past few years, it was a shock to see a corporate suit come out and straight up say they had no desire to devalue the purchase of their customers.

Watching their latest advertisement about Greatness, it seems they have a sudden enthusiasm, almost love for their player. It's truly a sight to witness, considered how we had already given up on Sony after the nightmare of the XBone's glorious DRM schadenfreude. Alas, what is next to come is unknown, but for Sony to take a stand generated a greater pop than some of the finest wrestling promos in all of history.

In the Game of Consoles, you win or you Dreamcast...

#2 Edited by FourWude (2274 posts) -

No... Jack Tretton ended them once and for all...

Two consoles entered E3, only one left alive.

#3 Posted by SpiderJerusalem (167 posts) -

Dude, those eyes...

The eyes of a fucking killer.

#4 Edited by FourWude (2274 posts) -

Dude, those eyes...

The eyes of a fucking killer.

Murdered Microsoft on June 10th 2013.

#5 Posted by Mutley (350 posts) -

Sony also posted this super helpful instructional video on how to lend games on the PS4.

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Shots are fucking fired ladies and gentleman.

#6 Edited by ToxicFruit (1884 posts) -
#7 Posted by gkhan (536 posts) -

I think the title you were looking for is

"Begun, the console war has"

#8 Posted by Wuddel (2297 posts) -

Oh sweet hubris

This time the console wars are different. Because under the hood these boxes are the same essentially. All games will play and look almost identical. So it comes down to services and value proposition.

PS: Amazon pre-ordered my PS4.

#9 Edited by aldo_q (139 posts) -

What war? Microsoft committed suicide before the war even broke out. This is Sony dancing on their grave before it even started.

(and I say this as somebody who owns all main consoles ever released by all major companies and in recent years had a preference for the Xbox).

#10 Edited by xyzygy (10592 posts) -

Yeah, unfortunately. Console wars are stupid.

#11 Posted by Pynchon (32 posts) -

This isn't a war, it's a massacre. Someone needs to call the UN

#12 Edited by Deathstriker (384 posts) -

Both consoles are still way better than the Wii U, which isn't getting good games until 2014 when it launched in freaking 2012.

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