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  Reply # 766972 21-Feb-2013 12:32 Send private message

ustream unwatchable for me, buffering every few seconds :(

I have an 80Mbit connection.

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  Reply # 766973 21-Feb-2013 12:33 Send private message

over 650k people watching it at the moment

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  Reply # 766975 21-Feb-2013 12:35 Send private message

networkn: ustream unwatchable for me, buffering every few seconds :(

I have an 80Mbit connection.


Goto twitch then.. was buffering like crazy on my 50mbit connection too.. even on twitch it is starting to bomb out at 360p.

You would think they would have expected the demand on the streams and had enough bandwidth but obviously not.

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  Reply # 766976 21-Feb-2013 12:35 Send private message

like the idea of games allowing a 'director' to alter the levels. kinda like an AD&D GM for Playstation

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  Reply # 766984 21-Feb-2013 12:37 Send private message

Integration with Vita is a huge plus!

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  Reply # 766986 21-Feb-2013 12:40 Send private message

"PS3 games not natively supported on PS4 BUT cloud gaming will enable ANY device to play PS 1, 2 and 3 games. no need for backwards compatability

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  Reply # 766987 21-Feb-2013 12:40 Send private message

What was the everything everywhere part? Major connection issues just as he was talking about it

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  Reply # 766990 21-Feb-2013 12:45 Send private message

NonprayingMantis: "PS3 games not natively supported on PS4 BUT cloud gaming will enable ANY device to play PS 1, 2 and 3 games. no need for backwards compatability

Won't that chew your data?

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  Reply # 766996 21-Feb-2013 12:58 Send private message

Behodar:
NonprayingMantis: "PS3 games not natively supported on PS4 BUT cloud gaming will enable ANY device to play PS 1, 2 and 3 games. no need for backwards compatability

Won't that chew your data?


No more than streaming video I would think, which I do a lot already and don't get near my 150GB cap, which isn;t even the biggest one I can get

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  Reply # 766999 21-Feb-2013 13:01 Send private message

insane levels of detail in this racing game. Far more than could possibly be needed

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  Reply # 767008 21-Feb-2013 13:17 Send private message

NonprayingMantis: insane levels of detail in this racing game. Far more than could possibly be needed


Ha yeah, now you've got a highly detailed awkwardly moving thunderbirds puppet getting in to the car.

Sorry but that whole social integration angle for gaming specifically is not for me personally.  I'm thinking that if Xbox gets a bluray drive then that would be the way to go, with it's native integration back into windows etc. 

The apps side of thing is where the PS3 is falling over for me, like I'm stuck with the default video and music players etc, and I can't make it show the weather as an app or launch a trademe or facebook plugin etc.

Still waiting for the good stuff on it's specs/form etc.

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  Reply # 767009 21-Feb-2013 13:19 Send private message

old3eyes: Bet it won't allow you to play secondhand games on it..

I think this is the direction that all of the console manufactures what to take.

However. I don't think any of them will be the first to introduce it. Imagine if the Ps4 is launched with no support for second hand games. A few months later the new xbox is launched and its marketed with "support for second hand games".

I think they will all hold off with this. Its a feature that can always be introduced at any time. I suppose if Sony wanted to they could have already started rolling this out onto the PS3. Besides there is nothing stopping the game developers from doing this already.

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Reply # 767023 21-Feb-2013 13:36 Send private message

I'm going to wait until the next gen xbox is announced before I decide which console to use as my secondary gaming device! I would wait until steambox, but I've got a PC with steam hooked up to the TV so meh same thing with more customisation :P

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  Reply # 767024 21-Feb-2013 13:37 Send private message

Klipspringer:
old3eyes: Bet it won't allow you to play secondhand games on it..

I think this is the direction that all of the console manufactures what to take.

However. I don't think any of them will be the first to introduce it. Imagine if the Ps4 is launched with no support for second hand games. A few months later the new xbox is launched and its marketed with "support for second hand games".

I think they will all hold off with this. Its a feature that can always be introduced at any time. I suppose if Sony wanted to they could have already started rolling this out onto the PS3. Besides there is nothing stopping the game developers from doing this already.


they are follwong the lead from Steam.   AFAIK it is not possible to onsell any game you buy from Steam



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  Reply # 767050 21-Feb-2013 13:58 Send private message

Anyone know where it's being replayed without buffering issues (Ie Download)?

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