Gaming News May 2005

 

E3 2005 – The Xbox 360 @ The Tech Zone
The Tech Zone :: Friday, May 27, 2005

Heading into this year’s E3, the limelight was undoubtedly focused on the console manufacturers and what they had in store that was going to revolutionize the gaming world. This being the case, we have decided to put together a comprehensive look at how Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo faired at this year’s E3 Expo. Did Sony’s CELL processor send the competition running scared? Will the Xbox 360 change how games are played? Is Nintendo going to make you buy a purple console again? These are all questions that we’ll address and to help put things in perspective, we’ll give each an overall score based on their press briefing, booth presence, and software lineup. We’ll start with the Microsoft Xbox 360.

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E3 2005 – Sony Playstation 3 @ The Tech Zone
The Tech Zone :: Friday, May 27, 2005

Speaking of controllers, what in the world was the Sony R&D team thinking?! The controller for the PS3 looks like a reject prototype from the Hip Gear collection of crappy videogame accessories. In my opinion, they really dropped the ball in the design department. I’m not declaring a final verdict because I haven’t actually held the controller, but it just looks silly. The console isn’t very impressive looking either. Why the convex shape? Do I really want my videogame console to look like a futuristic George Foreman grill??


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X-Box 360 specs @ Hexus
Hexus :: Sunday, May 15, 2005

“Two of the most innovative design firms in the world-San Francisco-based Astro Studios and Osaka, Japan-based Hers Experimental Design Laboratory Inc.-came together to craft a sleek, stylish system that conveys the very essence of Xbox 360. ”

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Sunbeam 20-in-1 Superior Panel @ LAN Addict
LAN Addict :: Saturday, May 07, 2005

“Sunbeam’s 20-in-1 Superior Panel is exactly that! A brilliantly devised and constructed panel to put everything any PC user would need at their finger tips. There are many other panels that could be purchased for your PC, but why go with 2 or 3, when you could simply go with 1?”

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