I don’t think Sony has the ability to impress me after having scarred their reputation permanently via their past arrogance.
It is nice that they changed their attitude this time around but it is about 10 years too late. They are asses who don’t belong in the game industry, period. Rather than being nice guys they are just jumping down Microsoft’s throat (and vice-versa).
They had the gall to tote the PlayStation Portable as a device where you can stick pictures of your girlfriend’s naughty bits. How is that acceptable at all anywhere?
All women: Instantly offended.
Any decent man would also be offended. If you are a man and not offended by that, it says something about you.
That being said, the new controller feels better in my hands overall, though a bit heavier.
But it also looks 10× dorkier with the touch pad creating a big blank space over the front of it. And the space in the back where it curves down to make room for the L/R buttons is more narrow and hurts the top of my middle fingers more than the old controller does. I can’t see this being used for any long-term gaming.
The only good point about Sony is that 2 days ago I was leaving my office and suddenly I had to go to the bathroom and Sony headquarters was right there, so I used their bathroom. Other than having a conveniently located bathroom, Sony has no purpose.
Unfortunately, all the same gripes can be said about Microsoft, except they don’t have any bathrooms where I work so they are even worse.
And, unfortunately, Nintendo is run by 7 chair members, only one of whom is young and fresh and has a clue what the hell this generation wants. The others are old clueless grampies who all need to hurry up and die off so that Nintendo can get its act together. The young one among them is constantly frustrated by them because he always gets outvoted. “Processing power is not important,” the old guys say. “I have been making games since you were in diapers. I know what the customers want.”
Great gramps. You know that games matter most. Oh by the way, games are made by developers, and if it is too difficult to support you system along with the other 2, your system will just not get support. Get a clue.
Of the 3, Sony and Microsoft are asses and Nintendo is clueless. The last generation of consoles was…the last generation of consoles.
Only Sony headquarters has a convenient bathroom and it is actually faster for me to get to the station by going through their building rather than around it, so technically they save me some time getting home. Technically that makes them the winner.