A new generation of gaming consoles are set for release in the month of November 2013. Sony and Microsoft have many innovations that make each console very easy to get excited about. Not only do the two run graphically amazing games but they offer mind blowing experiences. Over the past 5 years the emergence of smart phones and tablets has challenged the console gaming market with surprising success. Sony has done its research and recognizes the impact made by these products and would like to share in the popularity.
Tonight I will be one of the few waiting in line to get their copy of GTA5. It’s exciting to think about the freedom you have in this game. The money, fast cars, the guns and crazy missions are a few reasons I like to play Rockstar’s flagship title. I often wonder how successful one would be if you never committed a crime in Grand Theft Auto. So as an experiment I will try and do just that, I will walk the straight and narrow. GTA: Online will be my test area, while others are killing and stealing I will be taking on jobs. I will invest my money on the in game stock market and buy and sell real estate. I will not use guns or partake in any illegal activity. If a mistake is made I will turn myself in to the police.
I understand how hard this is going to be and some what boring. If I make the right choices I could be the richest person on GTA: Online and I will have never committed a crime. I will have to disqualify any tutorial actions that I must do to gain full control of my actions. So the goal is set, i will be making videos of my experiment when I can.
This week I have seen may stories about this and wanted to add my thoughts on the matter. Reports have com in that the PS4 is faster then the Xbone. Nothing we have seen so far supports this news but I wonder if it is true.
News from KOTAKU reports;
Our contacts have told us that memory reads on PS4 are 40-50 per cent quicker than Xbox One, and its ALU (Arithmetic Logic Unit) is around 50 per cent faster. One basic example we were given suggested that without optimisation for either console, a platform-agnostic development build can run at around 30FPS in 1920×1080 on PS4, but it’ll run at “20-something” FPS in 1600×900 on Xbox One. “Xbox One is weaker and it’s a pain to use its ESRAM,” concluded one developer
What is ALU?
The ALU performs mathematical, logical, and decision operations in a computer and is the final processing performed by the processor. After the information has been processed by the ALU, it is sent to the computer memory.In some computer processors, the ALU is divided into two distinct parts, the AU and the LU. The AU performs the arithmetic operations and the LU performs the logical operations.
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Later comments said that when it comes to these very similar consoles differences are hard to find. Many developers argue that content is the true test of a consoles power. I am happy to wait until November 15th to get chance to see what the PS4 has in store.
Jaggernaut Games CEO and Lead Artist came to talk to my Wednesday night Video Game Survey class. We covered many topics, the main focus was how to prepare ourselves for when we graduate. How to handle ourselves in and out of the business and what to study. It was good to talk to industry professionals for once.
Juggernaut Games was formed in 2011 in San Diego, Ca. Prior to forming Juggernaut Games, our talented team of artists, programmers, and animators worked together extensively on the Home platform and in the video game industry in a variety of roles. We united to form Juggernaut Games with the idea that the best games are “games by gamers, for gamers.” Moving forward, we hope to be an integral part of the continued evolution of Sony’s PlayStation Home. -Juggernaut-games.com
I learned a lot from our talk and asked the questions I was thinking about since I started school. We were later offered an open invitation to come to their studio any time we wanted. This was a huge opportunity as most game development studios are not as open to this idea.