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+ ItaChu on February 1st, 2013 at 9:02 am said:

and what the heck is up with the trophy sync on ps3 … its terribly slow … >.>


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+ duckie42 on February 1st, 2013 at 9:06 am said:

hopefully the ps4 doesn’t ave a marginal difference from the next XBox, Hopefully it has a noticeable difference…
To me all there going to do is state that there actually working on the ps4… there prob not going to state whats actually going to be in the ps4 till after Microsoft announces whats going to be in the next Xbox


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+ ZONAR-83 on February 1st, 2013 at 9:08 am said:

There is no such thing as the PlayStation 4 and there wont be. Its going to be called the PlayStation Orbis. We have reached a point where numbers dont mean anything. PlayStation Orbis and PlayStation Vita, together Orbis Vita is Latin for Circle of Life. I do believe they are going to announce the PlayStation Orbis. This video clearly shows Sony’s vision of the “Circle of Life”.


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+ ZONAR-83 on February 1st, 2013 at 9:15 am said:

Also notice in the video it seems to focus on the circle. The circle not only shows up more then the others but its also displayed closer and/or larger then the other in the part when they show all the symbols floating around.


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+ Apeman24 on February 1st, 2013 at 9:25 am said:

hope next gen is not 4k tvs because I do not want to go spend 25,000 dollars on a tv.


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+ Apeman24 on February 1st, 2013 at 9:29 am said:

Just checked more prices for 4k, panasonic… 500,000 dollars. WOW. Everything else 30-50k is about what it is.


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+ T3DV0L70L1N4 on February 1st, 2013 at 9:30 am said:

Please make the PS4 backwards compatible! There are so many great PS3 games coming out this year, and I really don’t want to have 2 consoles sitting under my TV!


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+ TwinDad on February 1st, 2013 at 9:32 am said:

@mpisforchumps

Your typo is full of awesome.


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+ Scaramanga1983 on February 1st, 2013 at 9:57 am said:

I think it’s Gaikai.


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+ keko_zekoo on February 1st, 2013 at 10:08 am said:

(be the last to know) lol i hope hope hope it’s ps 4!!! please please plz plz


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+ boxmyth on February 1st, 2013 at 10:24 am said:

While I will inevitably be getting a Wii U at some point this year, I’m way more excited about the possibly of getting a PS4. Hopefully The Last Guardian is a launch title :)


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+ cryken- on February 1st, 2013 at 10:34 am said:

PS4 definitely.


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+ jimmyfoxhound on February 1st, 2013 at 10:38 am said:

false alarm, Kaz just tweeted that this is all about the 4.4 firmware update! ;)


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+ YuriNeko on February 1st, 2013 at 11:04 am said:

My email has a dash (-) in it so I guess I’m not allowed to be the first to know. When you try to type a dash nothing happens. Underscores work but not dashes. It’s the same email I use for my PSN.


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+ Tataku999 on February 1st, 2013 at 11:36 am said:

two things if it is the ps4: if its not backwards compatable FFFFFUUUUUUUUUU

if the disc’s are locked per system FFFFFFFFUUUUUUUU

either then that im am open to anything that you guys do. Should be good :)


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+ HongoXIII on February 1st, 2013 at 11:45 am said:

Cannot wait. PlayStation is gaming.

No one else can even come close.

I’ll be thee Day 1.


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+ rochha on February 1st, 2013 at 12:00 pm said:

HYPE the videogame industry has lived on Hype for too long now, I remember in the late 80’s early 90’s they didn’t need to hype everything because they had genuine original fun games to play


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+ KINGBEAR08 on February 1st, 2013 at 12:00 pm said:

I bet its about PS mobile remember E3 and I havent heard anything about it since so this is probably the offical anouncment for that. It is too early for a new council from both Xbox and PS I think we have a few more years for that announcment to be made.


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+ Khaye on February 1st, 2013 at 12:05 pm said:

As excited as I am about PS4, I have 3 worries:
1.) Game lock out, if a game is attatched to an account, preventing the purchase of used games or games borrowed from friends and family.
2.) Lack of backwards compatability.
3.)A statement I heard minutes ago about Sony focusing less on hardware upgrades, and more on the “social aspects” of gaming.

I can get past #2, if the hardware allows for a more robust graphical enhancement, keeping in mind I see the ability to render and control more AI at the same graphical level as the PS3 without studder or slowdown counting as “enhancement”.
HOWEVER, if, and that’s a great big if right there, they go the MS route of social apps over gaming, I will be waiting untill support for PS3 to be exhausted before going to PC gaming, I have a pc for facebook and a console for gaming.
The deal breaker is used game lock out. ANY console that includes this feature is dead in the water, and not worth wasting my money on.
Until those questions are answered, I will be sitting in cautious anticipation.


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+ JROD0823 on February 1st, 2013 at 12:14 pm said:

I just want to see Sony blow Microsoft out of the water by announcing a $349.99 MSRP for the PS4 and $49.99 MSRP for the software at launch.

I know, I know, asking for the impossible, but at least I can dream.

Games for the next generation (Microsoft, Nintendo, Apple, and Steam included) better not increase in price, or else the gaming industry will likely fold along with the increase. We’ve only tolerated (not liked) this current gen’s price hike back up to $60. In an era where cartridge technology hasn’t been used for roughly a decade, (Obviously PS never used cartridges.) and with games increasingly being pushed in the digital realm, games really should be no more than $50 new. Even then, that’s a lot of money to spend on a game that may be a complete bomb, (Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II anybody?) (Plus, not all games have playable demos, or if they do they are routinely released weeks to months after the full game has already launched.) and enough is enough. I also shudder to think of the day when collector’s editions of games are $150+ standard. $100-$120 is already a lot, too much at times.


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+ passivefamiliar on February 1st, 2013 at 12:15 pm said:

There is a “steam box” in the makings to. If sony doesn’t make the ps4, unquestionable…its steam. I love me some playstation. But once steam makes a console…there will be no console war. There will be only one. So….sony better step it up. ALOT. NO disclocking per account. Add backwards compatibility. Give us hardware options to, like easy to upgrade harddrives. (Easy now, sure, but more user friendly. Most people are terrified to take their ps3 apart.)

There is plenty i’m anxious for. Make it worth the wait.


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+ Cwalat on February 1st, 2013 at 12:54 pm said:

PS4 announcement, baby!

Doesn’t have to be a reveal of any sort interms of specifications, pricing or release date, just give me a logo and tell me it’s on the way.

“Be the first to know” it can’t be their 2013 game lineup since they’ve already announced the games(Last of us, GoW Ascension and Beyond two souls).. hence there is no way to be the first to know about it, since it’s already known by millions. So it has to be something “totally” new.

Announce PS4 Sony, and you’ll have the biggest hypetrain for a console launch ever.

Don’t announce it, and you’ll have your credibility ruined for years to come.


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+ Icestar10 on February 1st, 2013 at 1:23 pm said:

I think it’s most likely the PS4 since it is about the “future of PlayStation”.

I really want backwards compatibility for the PS4. I think they should either have an optional model with backwards compatibility or an optional add-on that can be attached inside the PS4 with some kind of expansion card or something like that. I don’t want to worry about my PS3 slim breaking down on me so backwards compatibly would be appreciated! :)


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+ remanutd5 on February 1st, 2013 at 1:23 pm said:

see the future? i hope you guys announce more psvita games and of course the ps4. Those 2 platforms are the future.


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+ s0ulreaper2258 on February 1st, 2013 at 1:30 pm said:

I’m excited to see what wonders playstation has for us this year ^^


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+ VVaspInatoR on February 1st, 2013 at 1:32 pm said:

If PS4 please ADD.

– Cross game’s chat/ cross system/ cross movies etc..
– Ps1, Ps2, Ps3 compatibility.
– More basic ps3/ps4 theme colors (as it stands psp/vita has more colors)
-Obvious linking of ps3 account to PS4 to keep ps store purchases & trophies

Also hope you guys release more classic games as next gen games are not looking so hot.
THX game on.


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+ bir5586 on February 1st, 2013 at 1:35 pm said:

I wouldn’t mind seeing some next-gen news. I just hope Sony doesn’t jump the gun. Microsoft haven’t showing not one hint of their new upcoming console. So why is Sony trying to “jump first”, you guys haven’t done it before don’t start now. Maybe a teaser trailer would be nice stating that the console is coming soon or something. Don’t go releasing specs and or images of the console not even a solid date. Plus there are way too many good games coming out for the PS3 this year i’m personally not ready for you guys to push out an new console this year, maybe late 2014 or early 2015.


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+ StackedPancakes on February 1st, 2013 at 1:36 pm said:

Sure the PS4 is exciting news, but it really is way too early. The PS3 is very much alive! No one I know is ready / wants a PS4 this early. How am I supposed to play two systems at once? And with GTA coming, the PS4 will be the first console I do not purchase on day 1. It’s not time for the next gen.


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+ dada39 on February 1st, 2013 at 1:38 pm said:

Ok “……….. New graphics you got console I got money now HIT ME when you tease people they tend to not go ba..s deep they just make controllers messy……………………lol


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+ T-8k8O_ on February 1st, 2013 at 1:53 pm said:

It’s not the ps4 guys,it’s not even time for all that.The world is not ready for the ps4,and nor am i.


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+ Lilryke on February 1st, 2013 at 1:55 pm said:

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+ T-8k8O_ on February 1st, 2013 at 1:55 pm said:

no0bs to the core.


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+ BossmanCCrowder1 on February 1st, 2013 at 1:56 pm said:

I’m pretty excited. Just saying.


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+ IAMLEGEGEND33 on February 1st, 2013 at 2:21 pm said:

Didn’t Sony lose a few hundred million dollars last year can they really afford to release a new console and sell it a loss like they did with the ps3. This seems like a mistake.Am I only one who doesn’t want to see Sony go bankrupt.


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+ Vohl0803 on February 1st, 2013 at 2:49 pm said:

@everybody, announcing the PS4 doesn’t mean that it’s going be out this year(it may be but doesn’t mean it), and plus this isn’t news really. The first party studios have messing around with a PS4 developer kit since last Summer, and possibly longer. They’re just unveiling the design, and maybe some specs.


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+ Blind-Lunacy on February 1st, 2013 at 3:02 pm said:

it better be something about the new console, Free games, and Kingdom Hearts!!!!!
#Long Live Play


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+ beefno on February 1st, 2013 at 3:40 pm said:

Can’t wait to see what they have from the future.


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+ kapildverma on February 1st, 2013 at 3:52 pm said:

:( I just bought PS3 last month, not now please :(


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+ YuuP-NuuH on February 1st, 2013 at 4:06 pm said:

Sony you jerk! All this hype for a damn firmware update?!? Meh! “Open to everyone, but don’t be a jerk.”

https://twitter.com/KazHiraiCEO

CEO Kaz Hirai ‏@KazHiraiCEO Jan 31

On 20th February, we will finally show of the future of PlayStation: PS3 Firmware Update 4.4!


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+ YuuP-NuuH on February 1st, 2013 at 4:24 pm said:

Oh, just delete my comment above mods.. I now realize that the tweet doesn’t lay out everything that will be discussed on the 20th..


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+ YuuP-NuuH on February 1st, 2013 at 4:39 pm said:

& that it’s a “PARODY ACCOUNT”


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+ TooLVolta on February 1st, 2013 at 5:00 pm said:

PS4!!!!!!!

Can’t wait to see the specs!


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+ sirbflo114 on February 1st, 2013 at 5:46 pm said:

Does it play PS2 games?


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+ LordRaoh on February 1st, 2013 at 5:48 pm said:

Can’t wait to see all the new hardware, controller, services, features and more importantly the games.

PS3/PS4/Vita cross play games maybe?
Everquest Next?
Socom Reboot?
Third Naughty Dog Team?
Heavenly Sword 2 or Reboot?

My Body is Ready.


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+ Aeryn_James on February 1st, 2013 at 5:54 pm said:

Apeman24 on February 1st, 2013 at 9:25 am said:
“hope next gen is not 4k tvs because I do not want to go spend 25,000 dollars on a tv.”

All new technology sells at a premium for early investors. The laser disc, the VHS, the DVD, The Blu-Ray. All of these technologies sold for premiums far beyond the average consumers means. The “Camcorder” originally sold for over $10,000. You can now buy one for $20 at a garage sale.

+ jimmyfoxhound on February 1st, 2013 at 10:38 am said:
“false alarm, Kaz just tweeted that this is all about the 4.4 firmware update! ;)”

The account you reference is a parody account. Google it.

+ T-8k8O_ on February 1st, 2013 at 1:53 pm said:
“It’s not the ps4 guys,it’s not even time for all that.The world is not ready for the ps4,and nor am i.”
“no0bs to the core.”

Investors, industry insiders and reliable leaks say otherwise. Surely all of them must be “no0bs” Seems reasonable.


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+ Aeryn_James on February 1st, 2013 at 5:56 pm said:

+ StackedPancakes on February 1st, 2013 at 1:36 pm said:
“Sure the PS4 is exciting news, but it really is way too early. The PS3 is very much alive! No one I know is ready / wants a PS4 this early. How am I supposed to play two systems at once? And with GTA coming, the PS4 will be the first console I do not purchase on day 1. It’s not time for the next gen.”

The PS2 is still in use. The PS2 was very much alive when the PS3 was revealed. There is still one new game release coming to the PS2. In March of 2013.

+ IAMLEGEGEND33 on February 1st, 2013 at 2:21 pm said:
“Didn’t Sony lose a few hundred million dollars last year can they really afford to release a new console and sell it a loss like they did with the ps3. This seems like a mistake.Am I only one who doesn’t want to see Sony go bankrupt.”

While there were losses in certain Sony divisions in 2012, their gaming division, specifically the PS3 is posting profits for 2012. Returns have exceeded investment. Since this report, Sony has been taking measures to streamline the various divisions, cutting overhead costs to accommodate over all health. This is normal in a consumer market that expands and contracts.


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+ starscreamerx31 on February 1st, 2013 at 7:27 pm said:

Can’t wait. I hope it’s for the ps4


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+ snakeeyes211 on February 1st, 2013 at 7:32 pm said:

Look guys it’s about the PS4 they just had an event that they talked about the titles that were coming out this year on PS3 and the Vita. every major news outlets it’s saying it’s the PS4 they won’t show much so just be ready for the announcement


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+ BANDICOOTKING on February 1st, 2013 at 8:10 pm said:

I shudder to think what the blowback on sonys stock prices will be if this is anything other than the ps4 announcement.


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+ danmx1 on February 1st, 2013 at 10:50 pm said:

Yes, Indeed they are about to announce the Ps4, probably with a different name, available later this year, in time for mayor releases like GTA IV and Fifa 14, stay tuned !!!


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