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PlayStation 5 vs Xbox Series X - Console Warz R Srs Business!


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31 minutes ago, FatOldGeek said:

I've got to admit, I've gone on a journey from hating it, to not minding it, to quite liking currently. I reckon another 6 months and I'll think it's the best looking console ever made.


Totally this, but further along. It’s just so interesting to look at. My wife likes it far more than the series X beside it. 

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The U.K./japanese SNES was beautiful and the American SNES was a war crime because they attempted to get rid of the toy aesthetic and pander to straight boxy lines crowd and match all the other adult shit you have in the room.

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10 minutes ago, mikeyl said:

The U.K./japanese SNES was beautiful and the American SNES was a war crime because they attempted to get rid of the toy aesthetic and pander to straight boxy lines crowd and match all the other adult shit you have in the room.

 

I always thought that the Super Famicoms design was something to do with the US having more stringent rules on products emitting electromagnetic radiation or somesuch. A quick Google suggests that Nintendo America's product designer, Lance Barr, decided that Japan's SNES design wasn't up to par so decided to redo it purely for aesthetic reasons. What's more extraordinary, Lance only left the company a few months ago - seemingly of his own volition. 

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You know how when you first got a GBA or a tamagotchi or some other gadget you’d only seen in a magazine, you were surprised at how small it was compared to the picture? The Series X gave me the opposite of that when I first saw it. It feels about 25% bigger than the design seems to imply, especially those marble-sized holes in the top.

 

PS5 is huge but its weird cascade of scale-free wibbleforms means that it’s hard to get a sense of scale off it in pictures, in real life, anywhere. You could use them to confuse enemy bombers or submarines.

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On 19/09/2021 at 12:57, HarryBizzle said:

Yeah, it’s very annoying. Any slight movements to the console and it pops off. 

Mine seems pretty stable. I just followed the instructions in the manual and it's been fine - even when tested out by my cat jumping on it!

 

You have to make sure the disk on the stand is rotated into the correct position or you're into the danger zone of console topplepocalypse.

 

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20 hours ago, mikeyl said:

The U.K./japanese SNES was beautiful and the American SNES was a war crime because they attempted to get rid of the toy aesthetic and pander to straight boxy lines crowd and match all the other adult shit you have in the room.

 

Yeah but that reasoning works on small items not things the size of air conditioners.

 

In the same way a small purple car is cute but you look a fucking idiot with a purple Q7.

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1 minute ago, Dudley said:

In the same way a small purple car is cute but you look a fucking idiot with a purple Q7.

Guy down my road has a purple RS6. It looks amazing, and also the least subtle thing you will ever see. :lol: 

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