> > Yeah I just know the shit moves dev'rs do having worked at Midway and they did
> > shady shit in a pinch. Sony is to blame for the BC removal to lower costs and
> > the damn Ken crap and overpricing. Outside that sure the PS3 is a bit hard to
> > work with, but in perspective so was the PS2, Saturn before that from Sega,
> > so on...nothing new.
> > Beta release as final is infuriating and I hate the overaccepting turds of the
> > gaming media making it ok by pandering the awesomeness of HDDs being a fix
> > sure it is, fix your broken shit (hopefully) fix all after launch.
> > My nes is a 1985 unit, it turns 25 this year and it still works. I don't see
> > any of the systems of this generation lasting that long, at least not a lot of
> > them like NES, SNES, and N64 would. Fall apart systems seemed to be accepted
> > the Gamecube and Dreamcast era stuff forward, and it's bullshit. The GC I'm
> > even certain will last that long, probably not as the disc drive seems to love
> > even new harshly pop and click when tracking, the DC was flimsy, the PS2 loved
> > to melt down, and the xbrick loved to overheat, eat up discs, glitch up a
> > little, and for a time overheated and could go on fire from the cord in
> > one burst into flames at Midway and it wasn't even on long and newly in from
> > weeks earlier.) Stuff this gen none will last, Wii included as that drive
> > flimsy and it gets bitchy about double sided discs. Handhelds will be the
> > to last long, Nintendo ones since they refuse to use optical media.