One system to rule them all - from Sony?
ernard 44 weeks ago
Ok, to be honest, I was not expecting all that much from Sony at E3. After all, they had already leaked some info about the PS4, and everything indicated that the hardware would be a variation on a theme when compared to the XBox One. The Wii U is really in a different category than those two machines, offsetting it’s lower powered hardware with innovative controls and a stellar IP library. So I thought, ok, Wii U for Nintendo/Zelda/Mario fans and families, XBox One and PS4 for “hard core” games, with it coming down to whether you prefer Halo or God of War. Then PS4’s $399 price was announced. Boom! That’s right...$100 less than the XBox One and only $50 more than the Wii U. Should Microsoft and Nintendo just pack up and go home at this point? Perhaps that is being a touch glib, but how do they respond?
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