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#1 Posted on 28.5.03 1423.10
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http://news.com.com/2100-1043_3-1010633.html

Plus a link for the ps3. This is just i don't know.
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#2 Posted on 28.5.03 1438.50
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If they make Playstation X-exclusive games my Mastercard will be burning a hole in my pocket. If it's just a fancied up PS2 and the games stay the same, I may just end up passing on it.
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#3 Posted on 28.5.03 1619.59
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It's a TiVo with a PS2. I guess this is a good idea, since they already have enough horsepower in the PS2 to decode MPEG2 streams (DVD playback). I'm guessing they are adding an MPEG2 encoder. The DVD burner is most likely for -RW or +RW recording of shows.

You can expect heavy DRM on anything from Sony though - I would be surprised if they actually let you do anything useful with it.
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#4 Posted on 29.5.03 0512.41
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[after reading the PS3 article]

“Maybe the PS6 or PS7 will be based on biotechnology?” Good God, are they gonna plug a PS6 directly into our brains?
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#5 Posted on 29.5.03 1406.56
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    Originally posted by ekedolphin
    [after reading the PS3 article]

    “Maybe the PS6 or PS7 will be based on biotechnology?” Good God, are they gonna plug a PS6 directly into our brains?



PS6 - Enter the Matrix! How freaking cool would that be? Hell I'd get a socket put in my head for that.
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#6 Posted on 29.5.03 1435.07
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    Originally posted by ekedolphin
    [after reading the PS3 article]

    “Maybe the PS6 or PS7 will be based on biotechnology?” Good God, are they gonna plug a PS6 directly into our brains?



Naw, they're just trying to compete with Microsoft's plans to eventually make EVERYTHING in your house something they make, right down to your pets.

"Mommy? Fluffy crashed again. Where's the Windows 2010 startup chip?"

"Fluffy's not Windows-compatible, dear, that's Sparky. We'll have to send him to Sony and get him fixed there."
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#7 Posted on 29.5.03 1634.38
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    Originally posted by Guru Zim
    It's a TiVo with a PS2.

Hmmm. I've been holding off on getting a digital video recorder, so I'm curious to see how this plays out. I can only assume there will be some sort of subscription service from Sony for the TiVo-like features. Unless, of course some sort of joint venture with TiVo or Sonic Blue is announced before the release of this mighty machine.

I already own a PS2, though, so this might not be the right system for me. If the hard drive can be used for games and not just recording TV, then great!

Also, an article in today's L.A. Times mentioned $400 as a potentially profitable retail price for the PSX.
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#8 Posted on 29.5.03 1730.07
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Wasn't PSX what the original PlayStation was referred to?
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#9 Posted on 29.5.03 1832.45
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    Originally posted by Whitebacon
    Wasn't PSX what the original PlayStation was referred to?

I was wondering the same thing. They even had PSX Magazine and the like. I guess since they changed the name of the orignial system to the PSOne this won't be as confusing, but still..

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#10 Posted on 29.5.03 1834.12
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    Originally posted by Whitebacon
    Wasn't PSX what the original PlayStation was referred to?


yes, it was the name of the N64 CD-ROM add on, just like the sega CD was an add on to the genesis...

PSX stood for: PlayStation eXperiment

go here http://db.gamefaqs.com/console/psx/file/sony_psx.txt for more info, because knowing is half the battle
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#11 Posted on 29.5.03 1901.42
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You mean SNES add-on. what I meant was that PSX was generally what the PlayStation was called when it was shortened. I don't think it ever caught on as much as PS2 has, however. But, when I see PSX, that's the one I think of.
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#12 Posted on 30.5.03 1624.05
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    Originally posted by Whitebacon
    You mean SNES add-on. what I meant was that PSX was generally what the PlayStation was called when it was shortened. I don't think it ever caught on as much as PS2 has, however. But, when I see PSX, that's the one I think of.
I've always been under the impression that the original, bulkier PlayStation was the PSX, the smaller edition was the PSone, and the PlayStation 2, was well...the PlayStation 2...

And as for the new edition: GOod luck getting a Canadian cable company to support TiVo or whatever that similar service is...
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#13 Posted on 30.5.03 1738.23
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Sok, that's exactly my point. Thank you for saying much more clearly than I was.
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#14 Posted on 30.5.03 2027.42
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    Originally posted by SOK

      Originally posted by Whitebacon
      You mean SNES add-on. what I meant was that PSX was generally what the PlayStation was called when it was shortened. I don't think it ever caught on as much as PS2 has, however. But, when I see PSX, that's the one I think of.
    I've always been under the impression that the original, bulkier PlayStation was the PSX, the smaller edition was the PSone, and the PlayStation 2, was well...the PlayStation 2...

I think you're right on the money. Perhaps the original SNES add-on (that never came to be, by the way) was called the Playstation eXperiment, as one wiener suggested, and that's where the moniker PSX came from when referring to the actual Playstation console that DID come to be.

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#15 Posted on 31.5.03 0750.55
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    Originally posted by ekedolphin
    [after reading the PS3 article]

    “Maybe the PS6 or PS7 will be based on biotechnology?” Good God, are they gonna plug a PS6 directly into our brains?



http://www.haro-online.com/movies/existenz.html

check out that movie. if they will start to make games like this, with technology like this, i'll buy one :)
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#16 Posted on 31.5.03 1707.15
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http://www.rinkworks.com/movieaminute/m/existenz.shtml
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