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Gaming Consoles: The Next Frontier
Gaming Consoles: The Next Frontier
Gaming Consoles: The Next Frontier
Gaming Consoles: The Next Frontier
Gaming Consoles: The Next Frontier
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Gaming Consoles: The Next Frontier

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Nintendo’s WiiU will be in stores for the holiday season, but what does the competition have up its sleeve? We take a look at how the gaming hardware landscape could change in the coming months.

Nintendo’s WiiU will be in stores for the holiday season, but what does the competition have up its sleeve? We take a look at how the gaming hardware landscape could change in the coming months.

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  • 1. Get Yo ur Own Blo g No w Free! Like Sign Up to see what your friends like. Wholesale R4i 3DS – Elektronichouse.com R4 R4i 3DS – Vendita elettro nica o nline « Jo e Danger 2 Review The Next Frontier: Gaming Consoles Nintendo’s WiiU will be in stores for the holiday season, but what does the competition have up its sleeve? We take a look at how the gaming hardware landscape could change in the coming months. With the fo rmal PDFmyURL.com
  • 2. unveiling o f the Wii U last week, the curtain is beginning to rise o n the nextgeneratio n o f video game co nso les.Although game programmers continually eke out more and moreim p ro v e m e nts on long- running platforms through more efficientprogramming, innovative peripherals like the Kinect, and enhancementslike downloadable content, it’s time to realiz e the truth: Today’s generationof consoles are a little stale. Unfortunately, that’s doubly true of theNintendo Wii, whose low cost, fun motion controller, and family- friendlytitles caused the Wii to fly off the shelves early in its life. But the Wii’sgraphics always struggled to keep up with the Xbox family and the SonyPlayStation consoles.For that matter, the Xbox 360 debuted in May 2005, and the PlayStationbegan shipping in Japan in November 2006. Over their long lifespans,both consoles helped introduce the concept of an online game network,tie- ins to mobile devices like t h e PlayStation Portable and WindowsPhone, as well as their own motion controllers like the PlayStation Moveand the Microsoft Kinect.R4i 1.4.4 o nly € 24,9 0In the meantime, however, the role of the traditional console is beingattacked by all sides. The evolution of mobile hardware like the AppleiPhone Best Deal: $99.00 at Apple Store and the various Android devicesand tablets has made gaming on the go essentially free or very low cost.Rovio’s “Angry Birds” franchise and other mobile game hits, plus socialgames by Zynga and other Facebook partners have spawned a newbreed of casual gamer. And with the future promise of the Ouya, plusservices like Gaikai and OnLive, the need for ultra- powerful gaminghardware is even more under threat.Still, we know that the Big Three console companies are forging aheadwith their next- gen products and we have some good clues as to what PDFmyURL.com
  • 3. they’ll feature. Whether they’re just misleading rumors or actual facts willhave to wait until the following systems and services launch, but let’s playthe guessing game anyway.Nint endo Wii UThis future console is easy to describe, because it will be the first majoreighth- generation system to hit retail shelves. During a press conferencelast week, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils- Aime announcedthat the Wii U will begin shipping Nov. 18. Wii U comes in two flavors: aBasic Set, retailing for $299.99, and a Deluxe Set, which sports a fewadded amenities and a $349.99 price tag. Neither console will come witha remote, but the system is compatible with the Wii remotes users mayalready own. Nintendo says the Wii U will have a stable of 50 games bynext March. PDFmyURL.com
  • 4. OuyaDesigned by the award- winning Jawbone Jambox designer Yves Behar,the Android- powered Ouya gaming system is about the siz e of a Rubik’scub e . It features an Nvidia Tegra 3 quad- core processor, 8GB of Flashmemory, 1GB of RAM, Bluetooth connectivity, and an HDMI connection forthe TV, with support for up to 1080p HD.In the U.S., one console and one controller will cost $109, one consoleplus two controllers will be $139, and one console and four controllers willbe $199. All orders include a $10 shipping charge. Ouya says itsexpected delivery date is April 2013. PDFmyURL.com
  • 5. Valve St eamboxValve is reportedly readying a “big picture” mode of its service, instead ofthe actual “Steam Box” hardware that some blog sites have claimed thatthe company is planning. Accoording to marketing director DougLombardi, Valve is making its own hardware, but just for its own internalpurposes. Well, for now, anyway. PDFmyURL.com
  • 6. Sony PlaySt at ion 4It’s hard to say if the rumored “Orbis” console from Sony will end uplooking like what this page predicts. Also rumored are the next- genPlayStation’s use of either an AMD APU or a “POWER7 Cell BroadbandEngine” for processing get- up- and- go. Support for 1080p is likely agiven, as is an internal hard drive, BD support, and support for the Gaikaiservice that Sony picked up. Will the PS4 ship next year? Time will tell.This concept image of the PS4 was designed by Tai Chiel. PDFmyURL.com
  • 7. Microsof t ’s Next XboxMicrosoft is stuffing its next- generation game console, known by the codena me “Durango” and often referred to as the “Xbox 720,” with majorhardware and software upgrades, and will release it ahead of the 2013ho lid a y season, according to a leaked document that turned up ondocument- sharing site Scribd. The price? $299.The new Xbox 720 will reportedly be accompanied by “Fortalez a,” whichappears to be an augmented reality project that features Wi- Fi- enabled“Fortalez a Glasses” that are being planned for an Xbox 720 tie- in in the2014 timeframe.Tags: Gaming Consoles, R4i 1.4.4, The Next Frontier This entry was posted on Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 8:12 am and is filed under Nintendo 3DS News, Nintendo DSi Games, Nintendo DSi XL, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation PS3 Break, PlayStation Vita, R4 3DS, R4 3ds Dual Core, R4i, R4i 3DS, R4i Cards, R4i Nintendo DS, Vendita elettronica online, Video Games News, Wii U News, Xbox 360, elektronichouse.com. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Responses are currently closed, but you can trackback from your own site. PDFmyURL.com
  • 8. closed, but you can trackback from your own site. Iblo g.at co mments disabled due to abuseWho le s ale R4i 3DS – Ele ktro nic ho us e .c o m is p ro ud ly p o we re d b y Wo rd Pre s s MU running o n ib lo g .at Blo g s . Cre ate a ne w b lo g and jo in in the fun! Entrie s (RSS) and Co mme nts (RSS). PDFmyURL.com

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