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    Housemarque: PS4 Is Powerful Enough To Blow Your Pants off

    http://gamingbolt.com/housemarque-ps...nexpected-ways

    Hmmmm... I might need a belt then...

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    I don't get why they are saying it will blow your pants off when there is already tons of more powerful hardware on the market, but I guess it is understandable for an indie dev to be excited.

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    lol...I think this article is more in reference to the PC gamers doubt of the console. I still would like to know what is exactly under the hood that makes the system go boom. Grant it Sony has stated some specifics, but not everything.

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    Well when I saw this I had a crysis moment

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    Quote Originally Posted by Foraeli View Post
    I don't get why they are saying it will blow your pants off when there is already tons of more powerful hardware on the market, but I guess it is understandable for an indie dev to be excited.
    because if they made this game on the PC, they can't expect it to sell very well.

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    this game sounds kinky

    "blow your pants off"

    "use the touch pad in unexpected ways"

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    I'm going to need a stronger belt.

    Maths is biased! It keeps telling me the PS4 is 50% more powerful than XboxOne!
    Great song, should have more views :'(

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sufi View Post
    because if they made this game on the PC, they can't expect it to sell very well.
    Eh? Indie games sell better on PC than consoles, especially if said console is just now releasing and has no install base established yet capable of purchasing the game. In fact, 90% of all indie games releasing for the PS4 were already great selling games previously available on PC only.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Foraeli View Post
    Eh? Indie games sell better on PC than consoles, especially if said console is just now releasing and has no install base established yet capable of purchasing the game. In fact, 90% of all indie games releasing for the PS4 were already great selling games previously available on PC only.
    I'm not sure if there is one single "best" selling platform for indies. PC does well when a hit comes along but it's also much more difficult to be seen.

    Ps3/Vita is a nice blend of visibility on the store and sales aren't always guaranteed but it's much more likely to trialed at the very least.

    XBLA generally has the best sales per piece of software but that's because there are so few indies willing to work with MS any more so the selection is very thin.

    WiiU is awesome for coverage but there just aren't enough people to buy the games.

    The indie market is hard to pin down.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Foraeli View Post
    Eh? Indie games sell better on PC than consoles, especially if said console is just now releasing and has no install base established yet capable of purchasing the game. In fact, 90% of all indie games releasing for the PS4 were already great selling games previously available on PC only.
    I think the reason indie games are selling well is because they don't have to jump through hoops on the PC, they don't get charged to patch their games or anything. That is kind of changing here for the PS4. But at the same time indie games or most indie games are not graphical power houses but they do come around from time to time. So the family that bought their PC at bestbuy can actually play those games. There are more indie developers jumping on the Sony's console compared to before, a lot more in-fact.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Foraeli View Post
    Eh? Indie games sell better on PC than consoles, especially if said console is just now releasing and has no install base established yet capable of purchasing the game. In fact, 90% of all indie games releasing for the PS4 were already great selling games previously available on PC only.
    you've misunderstood. my point is that they are calling the PS4 powerful because they can't just make a game like this on the PC and expect to sell it to the masses. only the top fraction would be able to play it at the level of fidelity they want you to play it at. on a normal PC, it wouldn't look this nice. indie developers can do more with all this power and not have to worry about who they're leaving out and who they aren't. so in actuality, the PS4 has more power available to them than the silly indie games you normally see.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sufi View Post
    you've misunderstood. my point is that they are calling the PS4 powerful because they can't just make a game like this on the PC and expect to sell it to the masses. only the top fraction would be able to play it at the level of fidelity they want you to play it at. on a normal PC, it wouldn't look this nice. indie developers can do more with all this power and not have to worry about who they're leaving out and who they aren't. so in actuality, the PS4 has more power available to them than the silly indie games you normally see.
    Ah I see. The PS4 has a lot of power, and that power is available for all PS4 users while most PC indie games have to focus on more budget-PC-friendly games for their target audience. I definitely agree with that.

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    Too bad Resogun won't be a game that does it.

    Most meh worthy 'big name' game revealed on PS4 thus far.

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    We won't see the real power of the console for at least 2 years.but launch games will still look better then4 gen ps3 games

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    Quote Originally Posted by keefy View Post
    Well when I saw this I had a crysis moment

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    uhhh...damn!!!



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    Quote Originally Posted by Sufi View Post
    you've misunderstood. my point is that they are calling the PS4 powerful because they can't just make a game like this on the PC and expect to sell it to the masses. only the top fraction would be able to play it at the level of fidelity they want you to play it at. on a normal PC, it wouldn't look this nice. indie developers can do more with all this power and not have to worry about who they're leaving out and who they aren't. so in actuality, the PS4 has more power available to them than the silly indie games you normally see.
    Admittedly, targeting a single platform can do wonders for a small developer. All potential compatibility and performance issues can be isolated and worked around.

    Developers going from console to PC usually encounter a wide range of issues when making the move.

    You also have the bizarre side issue of keeping games limited incase they potentially want to do iOS/Android versions down the track.

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    Maths is biased! It keeps telling me the PS4 is 50% more powerful than XboxOne!
    Great song, should have more views :'(

    SHIMAASAAAANIIII!!!!!

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    Hopefully it does, Im a bit worried at the Battlefield 4 looks like medium settings comments.
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    Eh. Let the results do the talking i say

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    Quote Originally Posted by victorijapoosp View Post
    amazing gif! lol

    this will be me when playing resogun

    ALL 3RD PARTY MULTIPLATFORM GAMES WILL BE SUPERIOR ON PS4 NOW AND IN THE FUTURE!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jabjabs View Post
    Admittedly, targeting a single platform can do wonders for a small developer. All potential compatibility and performance issues can be isolated and worked around.
    and more importantly a closed or single-configuration platform.

    Developers going from console to PC usually encounter a wide range of issues when making the move.

    You also have the bizarre side issue of keeping games limited incase they potentially want to do iOS/Android versions down the track.
    yeah and that's a decision they have to make. i.e. Reso wouldn't be possible on smart phones and i'm sure they don't care.

    now we might see a PC version but it makes sense to come out with this on a console first.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UkHardcore View Post
    Hopefully it does, Im a bit worried at the Battlefield 4 looks like medium settings comments.
    I used to game on PC i would say that no matter what the pc gamers say only the very high end systems will play BF4 on maximum at a decent res and with playable framerates. 99% of pc owners BF4 wont get anywhere near medium at 60fps. I played BF3 at medium to high (mostly medium) and it looked fantastic so i wouldnt worry about the PS4 version. Either way 64 players and 60fps ..... who wouldnt want that??!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by UkHardcore View Post
    Hopefully it does, Im a bit worried at the Battlefield 4 looks like medium settings comments.
    I wouldn't judge a console's power on a multiplat launch title made by EA, though perhaps that's just me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PS4THEWIN View Post
    I wouldn't judge a console's power on a multiplat launch title made by EA, though perhaps that's just me.
    Dice are extremely good devs!

    Quote Originally Posted by archie123 View Post
    I used to game on PC i would say that no matter what the pc gamers say only the very high end systems will play BF4 on maximum at a decent res and with playable framerates. 99% of pc owners BF4 wont get anywhere near medium at 60fps. I played BF3 at medium to high (mostly medium) and it looked fantastic so i wouldnt worry about the PS4 version. Either way 64 players and 60fps ..... who wouldnt want that??!!
    Surprised at those stats!
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