PS3 Concept - Pic Included

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  1. Scott L

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    Looks smooth..

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    Don't know who did this, most likely unofficial but it's just nice to oogle over a new design possibility. [​IMG] If you can understand German the full pic is here. Any translaters?
     
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    It's not a real PS3 (or even a true concept design) because the discs it is going to use are the Blu-Ray discs, which are too big to fit in that slot.

    Even so, it looks smooth and futuristic. But what's with the controllers being so thick?
     
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    I'm pretty sure Blu-ray discs are the same size.
     
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    I miss Sega's consoles, at least they had some creativity to change the name to something interesting. Playstation, PS2, PS3 blah blah zzzz...thud.
     
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    Agreed. I don't give a rat's booty about the console name. I just want it to play great games and look decent in my living room. Sega's consoles, while having great games, have been pretty ugly in my opinion.
     
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    Reminds me of the minidisc design, something I always hoped would take off stateside for music and / or data instead of CD-R.
     
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    Remember when CDroms first came out, they were in those cases.. I remember at school we had a couple MACs, and the CDrom drive accepted those cases for the CDroms.. Those were the days :p)
     
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    Those cases from early cdrom drives were horrible. The little tabs holding the doors down on all of mine broke off. Hopefully if they are in cases you can't open them.
     
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    I agree Mike.

    I was looking around our old computer stuff at work the other day and found about 50 of those old cases for CD-Rom's. Those things were terrible.

    Glen
     
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    Wonder if Sony will let MS use the Blu Ray discs [​IMG]

    I like that design though and have to say having got used to the XBox controller i'm all for a chunkier PS3 pad.
     
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    That concept is nice looking, but it seems impractical to have an asymmetrical design...how do you stack it? It looks like both sides curve in toward the top. Unless it has longer feet on one side, it won't lie flat, and even if it does it's shape forces it to be the top-most device.

    I'm all for innovative design, but this is a home appliance, it should be practical too.
     
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    Blu-Ray is not Sony's exclusive design. It's the DVD forum's which Sony is just a part of. The forum also designed DVD and that's the medium the Xbox uses.
     
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    I doubt they'd use a slot loading player for this. They're prone to all kinds of problems. There's a reason apple stopped using them.
     
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    It may just be mine, but I have one on the first waves of slot-loading iMacs and it has a problem with discs getting stuck. Mostly double-layered DVDs.
     

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