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  • CURRENT VIDEO GAME CONSOLES
    VINCENT GATUSANI
    BRIAN BALDEVISO
    December 4th 2009
    (1)
  • Table of Contents
    What is a video game console?
    Nintendo Wii
    Microsoft’s Xbox360
    Sony’s PlayStation 3
    Future Plans
    Conclusion
    References
    Questions?
  • What is a video game console?
    “A video game console is an interactive entertainment computer or electronic device that produces a video display signal which can be used with a display device (a television, monitor, etc.) to display a video game”(2)
  • Nintendo Wii
    Brief Information
    Created by Nintendo Corporation
    Release date: September 14, 2006
    Price tag: $199
    Supports up to 4 players
    Supports offline and free online gaming
    Sold more than 50 million consoles worldwide
    Revolutionized the gaming industry by introducing motion sensing controllers (Wii remote and Nunchuck)
    (3)
  • Nintendo Wii
    Features
    Mii Channel: Allows you to create and customize your very own avatar and make it look like yourself.
    (4)
    (5)
  • Nintendo Wii
    Features
    Check Mii Out! Channel: allows players to share their Mii’s to everyone around the world to view, and enter them in to contests such as the beauty contest, celebrity look-alike contest, and so on.
    (6)
  • Nintendo Wii
    Features
    Wii Shop Channel: This is where you can buy games, free demos and new channels for your Wii (i.e internet channel which allows you to browse on the internet).
    Photo Channel: Store and modify pictures
    WiiConnect24:Wii stays connected on the internet while in standby mode, and it can still receive messages from friends or anyone.
    DS connectivity: Nintendo DS connected wirelessly on the Wii and it can be used as a microphone
    Forecast Channel: check the news and weather around the world
    (7)
  • Xbox 360
    Brief Information
    produced by Microsoft
    released November 22, 2005
    2 models: XBOX360 Arcade priced at $199 (no hard drive, only a 512MB memory) and an XBOX360 Elite priced at $299 (120GB HDD and comes with HDMI cables)
    supports DVD, DIVX, Netflix and HD-DVD
    supports up to 4 players
    Sold more than 31 million consoles worldwide as of August 27,2009
    (8)
    (9)
  • Xbox 360
    Features
    Avatar: Create and customize your avatars. They are more detailed than the Mii’s and they can be used as your profile picture.
    (10)
  • Xbox 360
    Features
    Xbox Live Marketplace: This is the place where you can download and purchase games, free demos and trailers, movies, profile pictures, and clothes for your avatar.
    Voice Chat and Video Chat: connect with friends and/or meet new friends
    Social Networking: Access Facebook and Twitter using the Xbox 360
    Music and video streaming: plays over 3.5 million songs and Zune videos
    (12)
    (11)
  • Xbox 360
    Features
    Xbox Live: Offers silver and gold membership.
    (13)
  • Sony’s Playstation 3
    Brief Information
    Produced by Sony Corporation
    Released November 17, 2006
    Built-in Wi-fi
    Supports up to 7 players
    Uses motion sensing controller but is not as accurate as the Wii remote
    The cheapest blu-ray player on the market
    Sold more than 30 million consoles as of November 1st, 2009
    (14)
    (15)
  • Playstation 3
    Main Feature:
    Playstation Network: Free online play!
    (16)
    (17)
  • PLAYSTATION 3
    PS3 System Features
    Blu-ray: Uses blu-ray to play its games, movies, shows, music and games.
    Remote Play: You can access your PS3 using your playstation portable system(PSP) wherever you are. (Play PS3 games using your PSP
    Playstation Store: download themes, games, movies, music, demos and many more.
    Internet Browser: access any website (i.eYoutube, Facebook, Twitter, Hotmail, etc.)
    (18)
    (19)
  • PLAYSTATION 3
    PS3 System Features
    Digital Living Network Alliance(DLNA): access your photos, music, and personal videos on your computer from a PS3.
    Folding@HOME: Goal is to better understand the development of many diseases(over 1 million PS3 users have participated since 2008). Gamers would be able to contribute to the project by leaving their PlayStation 3 consoles running the client while not playing games.
  • Playstation 3
    Features
    Playstation Home- A virtual world that offers virtual spaces to meet, chat, plan, and launch into games.
    (20)
    (21)
    (22)
  • FUTURE PLANS
    Nintendo Wii: Wii Motion Plus
    Attachement that enhances the motion sensing
    Playstation 3: PS3 Motion Sensing Controller
    True 1:1 tracking motion
    XBOX360: Project Natal
    Controller free-gaming
    Full body 3D capture
    Facial Recognition
    Voice Recognition
    Scan things and use it in-game
    (23)
    (24)
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  • Conclusion
    In conclusion, Nintendo Wii appeals more to casual gamers because of its innovative gameplay. Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 appeals more to hardcore gamers because of the competitive games they offer and because of their high definition graphics. Nintendo Wii revolutionized how people play games which has made a big impact on the games industry. Sony and Microsoft will release a more up to date motion sensing controllers to keep up with Nintendo sometime in 2010. Motion sensing will be the future of gaming.
  • References
    http://cache.gizmodo.com/assets/resources/2007/01/ps3_xbox360_wii.jpg
    http://www.google.ca/search?hl=en&defl=en&q=define:Video+game+console&ei=-AwYS9aODYLmlAehwKTxAg&sa=X&oi=glossary_definition&ct=title&ved=0CAcQkAE
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v431/wizokraut/PaperMario.jpg
    http://www.showmii.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/09/pierce_brosnan_mii_wii.jpg
    http://www.showmii.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/barack_obama_mii_4.jpg
    http://www.whattheyplay.com/media/images/features/wii-sports-resort-get-the-facts-278/spotart/checkmiiout.jpg
    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/d/da/Wiimen.png
    http://www.tendancehightech.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/images/game/Xbox-360-Elite-2.jpg
    http://api.ning.com/files/snGfPz-fVtJbHytjuShGB3-G0frmzmgCt*J7WPyJeuPM42uWagsFUeoLzOWmZciwfTD76qTfUEGwaQsxsJ0OfDpHjS-p0Q48/gears_of_war_250_248370g.jpg
    http://www.insidesocialgames.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/new-xbox-experience-e3_keynote_community.jpg
    http://www.endsights.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/nxe_marketplace_01-1024x576.jpg
    http://www.next-gen.biz/news/facebook-twitter-on-xbox-360-november-17
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xbox_Live
    http://media.gdgt.com/img/product/bca/playstation-3-slim-niz-460.jpg
    http://www.techfresh.net/wp-content/uploads/2007/05/ps3.jpg
    http://www.gamesonsmash.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/psn-logo-300x300.jpg
    http://rent-ps3-games.com/images/ps3-game-collection-for-sale.jpg
    http://www.techdigest.tv/blu_ray_logo_4003.jpg
    http://www.slipperybrick.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/05/psp-remote-play-firmware-upgrade.jpg
    http://ps3media.ign.com/ps3/image/article/849/849118/playstation-home-20080201112711723_640w.jpg
    http://ps3.kombo.com/images/content/news/redbullairplaneforhome.jpg
    http://consiliera.files.wordpress.com/2008/12/pshome.jpg
    http://www.digitalbattle.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/wii-motion-plus.jpg
    http://www.truegameheadz.com/blogheadz/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/motion_1.jpg
    http://playstationlifestyle.net/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/ps3-motion-controller-demo.jpg
    http://www.isotx.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/project-natal-001.jpg
    http://news.filefront.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/battlefield-bad-company.jpg
    http://www.caseyjonesart.com/commissions/images/riddler.jpg
  • References continued
    http://ezinearticles.com/?How-the-Nintendo-Wii-Revolutionized-the-Gaming-Industry&id=3070989
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Check_Mii_Out_Channel#Check_Mii_Out.21_Channel
    http://www.gamespot.com/news/6216343.html?tag=recent_news;title;5
    http://www.us.playstation.com/PS3/Features/Connect
    http://www.scei.co.jp/corporate/data/bizdataps3_sale_e.html
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folding@home#Purpose
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvyDynDDPHs&hd=1
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFy2g1L0lfQ
  • THANK YOU
    (27)
  • Questions?
    (28)