Is this a better version of Home?

#1 Edited by PenguinDust (12414 posts) -
  
http://www.cityofsinnersandsaintsblog.com/

Most of us don't have many good things to say about Sony's Home.  It was designed as a social meeting place for Playstaion 3 owners, but has yet to deliver on many of the promises envisioned at its announcement.  Now along comes City of Sinners and Saints.  Another 3D social network, but with a different style and more robust options.  Do you think this is the way Home should have been?  Would you be more interested in a less realistic virtual world like Sinners and Saints?  Or is this all superfluous and you don't see the point to any of these virtual community playgrounds?

For me, I'm not really that excited by the realism of Home.  What about the core world am I supposed to find engaging?  If Home was cartoonish or more fantastic (unrealistic), I might be drawn to it, at least, for the uniqueness of the environment.  I know they are now introducing "game rooms", but so far, nothing excites me there either.  I just wonder, if Home had taken a different approach, like Sinners and Saints, would it have been more well received by the gaming public?

#2 Posted by Sadaiyappan (78 posts) -

They need to add ratings and rankings to the pool and chess.

#3 Edited by Snail (8470 posts) -

"Like in other social networking website people can add friends, chat with others and upload share photos. But unlike in the other sites this is done in an amusing manner".

oh wow...

"...the interaction between characters of a variety of animated gestures to engage other players..."

OH MY FUCKING GOD!

"...along with a number of pre*mumble mumble* motions!"

HOLY SHIT!
IT IS BETTER THAN HOME!

#4 Posted by DeeDee (17 posts) -

If you like graphics from 20 years ago perhaps

#5 Posted by twenty0ne (3071 posts) -
DeeDee said:
"If you like graphics from 20 years ago perhaps"
This.
#6 Posted by iAmJohn (6091 posts) -

It looks about as fun as Home.

#7 Posted by tekmojo (2298 posts) -

Dude...wtf is that.......

#8 Posted by Mercator (365 posts) -

poop

#9 Posted by Wolverine (4269 posts) -

I don't see why we need to move around a virtual city to social network. I think its a waste of time. I would much rather just use twitter or facebook.

#10 Edited by AaronBelfast (1491 posts) -

no

edit: i mean yes

#11 Posted by Captain_Fookup (1519 posts) -

Fuck Animal Crossing on the Wii, this is the way to abduct children.

#12 Posted by JoelTGM (5591 posts) -

What's wrong with just talking over msn or wherever.  Home is useless, and so is that program.

#13 Posted by AaronBelfast (1491 posts) -
DOUBLESHOCK said:
"What's wrong with just talking over msn or wherever.  Home is useless, and so is that program."
what wrong with just talking over home or wherever. msn is usless, and so is that progran.
#14 Posted by Karmum (11509 posts) -

I uh...was never into social-based-interactive games, so I don't think any of these games/downloads are better than each other.

#15 Posted by Coltonio7 (3156 posts) -

It's a shitty version of Second Life.

#16 Posted by TwoOneFive (9461 posts) -
Snail said:
""Like in other social networking website people can add friends, chat with others and upload share photos. But unlike in the other sites this is done in an amusing manner".oh wow..."...the interaction between characters of a variety of animated gestures to engage other players..."OH MY FUCKING GOD!"...along with a number of pre*mumble mumble* motions!"HOLY SHIT!IT IS BETTER THAN HOME!"
seriously, its no difference and seems to have the same fate as home as it stands today. soon home is going to start to get much better, for instance, EA's home space is fantastic and should be a big hit with the poker tables. 
#17 Posted by NukeGoBoom (492 posts) -
Captain_Fookup said:
"Fuck Animal Crossing on the Wii, this is the way to abduct children."
To Catch a Predator with Tom Nook
#18 Posted by NukeGoBoom (492 posts) -

Great a horrible ugly un-human creature in Second Life.Start trolling like Boxxy just became a meme.
Ah fuck it lets all just go to 4chan.

#19 Posted by DuhQbnSiLo (2139 posts) -

Looks as bad as HOME maybe worst

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