Jack Tretton: PS4 will be plastic and some type of rectangle

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#1 Edited by selfconfessedcynic (2970 posts) -

For those of us like myself who seriously missed Jack Tretton at the Playstation Meeting yesterday, we've got our fix courtesy of CNBC's report on the Playstation 4.

See it Here

Warning: The man is the king of spittin' game, so you could experience side effects such as mesmerisation and sudden urges to buy Sony products.

ED: By the way, for me the video does not play unless you disable ad-block.

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#2 Posted by KaosAngel (14251 posts) -

I thought it'd just be like the Apple TV as in, a square.

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#3 Edited by selfconfessedcynic (2970 posts) -

@kaosangel said:

I thought it'd just be like the Apple TV as in, a square.

Hey man, maybe! The square shape is a subset of the rectangle shape.

Dreams never die!

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#4 Posted by KaosAngel (14251 posts) -

All jokes aside I'd really prefer if Sony made it like Apple TV and Google TV in design.

Flat as fuck. A Square. All ports on back, maybe one or two on the side and fucking quiet.

Apple and Google got this shit down to a science the past 5 years. Just copy that shit.

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#5 Posted by dsi1 (237 posts) -

Is there a re-up of that on Youtube or something? I just cannot get that video to play...

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#6 Posted by JasonR86 (10178 posts) -

I'm really liking sarcastic Jake Tretton.

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#7 Posted by project343 (2895 posts) -

@jasonr86 said:

I'm really liking sarcastic Jake Tretton.

Oh man! He came off as such a dick. Sounds like he's had such a rough day.

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#8 Posted by JasonR86 (10178 posts) -

@jasonr86 said:

I'm really liking sarcastic Jake Tretton.

Oh man! He came off as such a dick. Sounds like he's had such a rough day.

It's like he had heard that 'what does the console look like' question over and over and was just fucking so sick of it. Good on him. It's a dumb thing to be hung up on.

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#9 Edited by hidys (1062 posts) -

+1 respect for Jack Tretton

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#10 Posted by probablytuna (4927 posts) -

I refuse to disable AdBlock!

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#11 Posted by Phatmac (5930 posts) -

Jack Tretton is the man.

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#12 Posted by Icemael (6860 posts) -

I was so disappointed when this man didn't appear on the press conference. He is such a fantastic speaker. I want recordings of his calm, soothing voice to fall asleep to.

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#13 Posted by DarthOrange (4178 posts) -

Man he did not miss a beat with any of those questions. Mad props to him.

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#14 Posted by RollingZeppelin (2429 posts) -

@darthorange: Yeah, you can tell he's really on top of his shit. I like that even in the interviews with the purely business focused reporters he talks about the focus on the customer and developer, that's quite encouraging and may lead to some real innovation next cycle.

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#15 Posted by Aegon (7236 posts) -

Oh that is such a great response. Just..such a great response.

"We thought the most important part would be what comes out of the box."

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#16 Posted by BlatantNinja23 (931 posts) -

@kaosangel: same here, the curves they put on things make em look ugly. I honestly would rather them just make it look like one of their bluray players.

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#17 Posted by Zaccheus (1984 posts) -

It's confirmed PS4 won't be a triangle. Tretton handled that majestically.

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#18 Posted by ExplodeMode (851 posts) -

'They didn't show the box.'
'I didn't see any women.'


Seriously, the stuff people are harping on sounds like they are desperate to have something to complain about. I feel I'm going insane. I expected so much less than they showed.

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#19 Posted by Colourful_Hippie (5710 posts) -

Great job, Jack!

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#20 Edited by psylah (2292 posts) -

Dodecahedron-gaming master race wins again.

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#21 Posted by GS_Dan (1435 posts) -

I really like Jack Tretton. He is seriously good at his job.

Also was surprised at the intelligent questions being fired there, wasn't expecting those.

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#22 Posted by Brodehouse (10827 posts) -

Jacky T: Realest Motherfucker on the Block

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#23 Posted by Bourbon_Warrior (4569 posts) -

I refuse to disable AdBlock!

No wonder so many people are losing their jobs on the internet

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#24 Edited by alConn (157 posts) -

@jasonr86 said:

@project343 said:

@jasonr86 said:

I'm really liking sarcastic Jake Tretton.

Oh man! He came off as such a dick. Sounds like he's had such a rough day.

It's like he had heard that 'what does the console look like' question over and over and was just fucking so sick of it. Good on him. It's a dumb thing to be hung up on.

No it isn't, Sony clearly should have shown at least a picture. How could they not have seen this question being asked a trillion times?

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#25 Edited by JasonR86 (10178 posts) -

@alconn said:

@jasonr86 said:

@project343 said:

@jasonr86 said:

I'm really liking sarcastic Jake Tretton.

Oh man! He came off as such a dick. Sounds like he's had such a rough day.

It's like he had heard that 'what does the console look like' question over and over and was just fucking so sick of it. Good on him. It's a dumb thing to be hung up on.

No it isn't, Sony clearly should have shown at least a picture. How could they not have seen this question being asked a trillion times?

It could look like a plastic pile of shit for all I care. As long as it does what I want it to do. I guess that's just me though.

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#26 Posted by Zaccheus (1984 posts) -

@alconn said:

@jasonr86 said:

@project343 said:

@jasonr86 said:

I'm really liking sarcastic Jake Tretton.

Oh man! He came off as such a dick. Sounds like he's had such a rough day.

It's like he had heard that 'what does the console look like' question over and over and was just fucking so sick of it. Good on him. It's a dumb thing to be hung up on.

No it isn't, Sony clearly should have shown at least a picture. How could they not have seen this question being asked a trillion times?

I'm sure they saw it coming, doesn't make it any less dumb. I don't think Sony knows what it will look like yet, other then a plastic rectangle.

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#27 Posted by NoobSauceG7 (1387 posts) -

Jack Tretton fucking spits some game and that was the best way he could of dealt with some of those tough questions. Great job, Jack!

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#28 Posted by OmegaPirate (5642 posts) -

JACKY T!!!

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#29 Posted by TooWalrus (13391 posts) -

If Jack Tretton needs a guy to take into the back room and punch in the stomach and face repeatedly to let off some steam... Well, I volunteer to be that guy.

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