Playstation Home confirmed - Info from GDC

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  1. Deefuzz

    Deefuzz Beard On! Beardmaster! Veteran

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    Well here is some news from the GDC today, to me it sounds as though Sony is taking steps in the right direction.

    Source Link

    Video and pics at the source link.
     
  2. Primus

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    Looks pretty badass to me. Definitely a step in the right direction. I think some people were thinking sony would just give up. Guess not.
     
  3. j3

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    That... looks... AWESOME!!! A mix of that whole Mii and Second Life craze, with the matchmaking and achievements of X-Box Live. I like it. I like it a lot. Kind of glad I'm looking pretty seriosuly at the PS3 for my HD game console (mostly because I want Blu-Ray too)
     
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    Sounds pretty cool. I think that the Sony Network is very basic now of course. But I think they know what needs to be done to expand it. Considering it has only been up since November, I can't wait to see what they have done by this time next year.
     
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    Sweet, I like how you can put photos and stuff around your 'apartment'.
     
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    That's a really awesome idea. Now it needs more games worth earning accomplishments in.
     
  8. Eric

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    NICE! That's pretty amazing. To be honest, I think this looks WAY better than the Wii's Mii Channel.

    But then again, I'm still on the fence as to whether or not get a PS3 or an Xbox 360 as my next console, so my Wii can have some company.
     
  9. Deefuzz

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    I have a 360 and a Wii, never had the desire to get a PS3, but now I am thinking this is going in the right direction.

    I absolutely love the idea of the combined functionality of the Wii and 360 elements, and this whole Home thing looks well executed, much better than the Mii stuff from Nintendo.

    Kudos Sony.
     
  10. Joe Moore

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    The Arcade looks really cool, as well as the ability to do stuff like play pool and bowling. And they said that they will eventually offer arcade games for your avatar's apartments. And I really like the ability to load pics and videos onto the TV's in your apartment.
     
  11. MegaMoonMan

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    I sure hope there's a way to beat up noobs and people who just stand around dancing, follow them home and blow up their houses.

    Yay for internet bullying!
     
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    Something good on the software front. Gives a very Second Life vibe. It'll be interesting to see how it integrates online functionality....and how it will use the microtransaction model.
     
  13. Smasher

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    Now this is something. I hope Sony execution of it is as good as the design.
     
  14. Primus

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    I wonder how I can get in on the Beta....
     
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    pretty sweet
     
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    Looks pretty cool but I see it as more of a novelty that'll get boring over time.
     
  17. flamepanther

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    Sure. It's a neat feature that makes the system a bit cooler for people who want/have it, but it's not going to be a main selling point. Sorta like nobody I know buys I Wii for the Mii features, but they're still kinda neat.
     
  18. Primus

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    It depends on how they end up using it. They have the correct path set before them now. All they need to do now is stay on it.
     
  19. seven

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    Sadly I have a friend who got a Wii only because he could make Mii s. He hasn't gotten a single game for it yet and doesn't really plan on it.
     
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    You have a very odd friend, sir.
     

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