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Post by Antiriad2097 » Sun Aug 19, 2007 3:11 am

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Antiriad2097 wrote:It would cost very little to add a touch screen overlay to PSP...
Why bother? :?
To prove Dudley wrong.

DS isn't unique and uncopyable. PDAs have been doing it for years, the tech is extremely inexpensive and the PSP could easily add an overlay to copy the gimmick should anyone want to. Its just as copyable as motion control.

The bonus of motion control with Wii is that its bundled. Any add on will never have a high enough volume of take up to warrant substantial support from 3rd parties, limiting the games that use them (witness the lack of light gun games in any generation).
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Post by Dudley » Sun Aug 19, 2007 7:13 am

Antiriad2097 wrote:It would cost very little to add a touch screen overlay to PSP...
But considerably more to add the 2nd screen.
DS isn't unique and uncopyable. PDAs have been doing it for years, the tech is extremely inexpensive and the PSP could easily add an overlay to copy the gimmick should anyone want to. Its just as copyable as motion control.
Clue : It's not called the Nintendo "TS".

The bonus of motion control with Wii is that its bundled. Any add on will never have a high enough volume of take up to warrant substantial support from 3rd parties, limiting the games that use them (witness the lack of light gun games in any generation).
Which is a good thing, most Wii games would be better WITHOUT those controls. It's gone the opposite way and people seem intent on shoe horning in remote controls to games that REALLY don't need it.
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Sun Aug 19, 2007 7:28 am

Hmm, 2 screens half the size of the PSP one. However could we work round that dilemma ;)
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Post by paranoid marvin » Sun Aug 19, 2007 7:29 am

just waiting for Sony to devise their new 'foldable' PSP...
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Sun Aug 19, 2007 11:02 am

I'm not sure that folding really helps the gameplay...
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Post by MikeHaggar » Sun Aug 19, 2007 11:14 am

Antiriad2097 wrote:I'm not sure that folding really helps the gameplay...
Didn't stop them adding it to the PS3 ;)

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Post by rtrgrl78 » Sun Aug 19, 2007 2:07 pm

I played on the Wii at my Friends house last week, (it's her childrens'), must say was left a bit disappointed, I had a go on:

Wii Sports: Good very addictive, but very let down for me graphically. I Thought Tennis and the Bowling were quite good and would become addictive.

Open Range: OK aimed at children I know, but boring beyond belief, very repitive and graphically again a let down for me.

Zelda: Not bad, but not really awe struck for me.

My faith restore, was when we got 'Super Monkey Ball Deluxe' game out for the cube and controller, the fun really began for me, I think I may have mis-judge the GameCube when it was out, and I was hoping the Wii would be my next purchase.

I think my opinion is based on the games I played, am I right in thinking a Hi-Def TV is better to use with the Wii? When I was thinking of pruchasing one the games I had in mind, was: Red Steel, Residential Evil 4, as I enjoy that on the PS 2 and Excite a Truck.

Am still thinking of a DS as my next purhase. :D

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Post by Dudley » Sun Aug 19, 2007 2:25 pm

The Wii doesn't support hidef in any form, so no.
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Post by rtrgrl78 » Sun Aug 19, 2007 3:37 pm

Dudley wrote:The Wii doesn't support hidef in any form, so no.
Erm quite bad graphics, it would seem for me. Spot my error above, Residential Evil 4 :shock: you know I meant Resident Evil 4, not old monsters running about the place :P

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Post by Opa-Opa » Sun Aug 19, 2007 3:49 pm

rtrgrl78 wrote:
Dudley wrote:The Wii doesn't support hidef in any form, so no.
Erm quite bad graphics, it would seem for me. :P
What..?

Some people have no idea.. If you want bad graphics just look at a Sega Saturn or the Amstrad CPC because the Nintendo Wii has no problem in the graphics department.

If all your worried about is how shiney everything looks go buy yourself a PS3 and another bunch of great looking, boring playing re-hashed tat and leave the gaming to people who can see beyond the pretty pictures....

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Antiriad2097 wrote:
* wrote:
Antiriad2097 wrote:It would cost very little to add a touch screen overlay to PSP...
Why bother? :?
To prove Dudley wrong.
But I agree with Dudley. :P
The Wii strikes me as a console designed for the sort of people who try to make their VCRs work by jabbing the remote towards the TV screen and randomly pressing buttons.

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Post by Dudley » Sun Aug 19, 2007 4:10 pm

Oh the wii looks gorgeous through component in 480P EDTV. but it's not the console you buy an HDTV set for that's for sure.
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Post by Opa-Opa » Sun Aug 19, 2007 4:24 pm

Dudley wrote:Oh the wii looks gorgeous through component in 480P EDTV. but it's not the console you buy an HDTV set for that's for sure.
I agree - It's the console you buy games for...

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Post by will2097 » Sun Aug 19, 2007 4:44 pm

Opa-Opa wrote:
Dudley wrote:Oh the wii looks gorgeous through component in 480P EDTV. but it's not the console you buy an HDTV set for that's for sure.
I agree - It's the console you buy games for...
woah - just a minute there. It has games? Oh you mean the VC :-P

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Post by Opa-Opa » Sun Aug 19, 2007 4:49 pm

will2097 wrote:
Opa-Opa wrote:
Dudley wrote:Oh the wii looks gorgeous through component in 480P EDTV. but it's not the console you buy an HDTV set for that's for sure.
I agree - It's the console you buy games for...
woah - just a minute there. It has games? Oh you mean the VC :-P
No I don't, I don't buy roms when I already own the original... :)

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