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Old 5th May, 2009, 06:09 PM
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Apple is making a console

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IT NEVER CEASES TO AMAZE how dense reporters can be. Apple hires the technical brain trust behind the XBox 360 and the conclusion is the firm are making an iphone?
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Old 5th May, 2009, 06:23 PM
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I would be just to funny if this guy is wrong....":O}
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Old 5th May, 2009, 09:01 PM
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A bit late out of the starting blocks. Who knows, mebbe an "I-Console" will sell well. Kinda hope not. Why? Must I explain why I don't like Apples?
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Old 5th May, 2009, 10:23 PM
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They do need a completely new product, otherwise they'll have nothing new to sell!

They've taken the iPod about as far as it can go, already. What new feature could you add to it, that people need or want?
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apple overpriced junk meh another console war prob end up like a sega saturn scenario or something along those lines.

Edit :: Upon reading the article im thinking they are going to make a iphone hand held system *i-hand(held)* to market against the ds.

My Ds has a homebrew software on it similiar to the iphone firmware and it can make calls
http://nintendo.joystiq.com/2008/01/...-into-a-phone/
http://ds.nintendolife.com/news/2009...e_capabilities
http://otaku-anonymous.com/2007/10/3...t-the-dsphone/


EDIT :: i love my hacked/cracked psp, DS, ps 2 , etc etc etc
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People will buy it even if it sucks.
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People will buy it even if it sucks.
true unfort. :P


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They do need a completely new product, otherwise they'll have nothing new to sell!

They've taken the iPod about as far as it can go, already. What new feature could you add to it, that people need or want?
the cheap price feature
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This actually kinda makes sense for Apple. They have a pretty solid userbase which they can depend on to buy anything from them, and gaming is one of the few weaknesses that their marketting team can't hide behind a mountain of BS.

If they are producing a console of sort, it's unlikely to be handheld, as, that's covered, to some extent by the iPhone. I imagine it'll be a white plastic home media systems that happens to play games. They could also work solely on distributing games via iTunes of some form of.

Food for thought. Many laughed at the idea of Apple producing a phone.
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Hand held and white? Creepy, or what? Should we assume that they have so much money from their overpriced product line that they could build a decent console?
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Similar to Microsoft's combining of the 360 with PC gaming to allow developers to write once and port easily, you might see Apple doing the same thing, allowing developers to hit two platforms at once.
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