Monthly Archives: July 2010

Xbox360On the second place console by Microsoft, Xbox360. Although many criticized it for the quality (and maybe it’s just a habit – blame Microsoft), it confidently takes its place and developers are also willing to write under her game, especially because it is made on the same processor architecture as the Wii, namely the IBM Power PC. However, the Xbox 360 has three cores and a frequency of 3.2 GHz. But these are details.

And oddly enough, in last place is the console that has the best technical characteristics. It is in the Sony PlayStation 3 uses a unique 9-core Cell processor with a frequency of 3.2 GHz, which at the time was overtaken by performance processors personal computers about 10 times. But it is here and the dog rummaged. Game developers in one voice say about the complexity of programming and porting games to PS3. In addition, the game console Sony has the highest price among its competitors and, as a consequence, the turnover is very low. Because of this, Valve already announced that is not going to continue to develop games for this platform. In addition to the complexity of programming refers to the high license fees and low demand. About the high price of PS3 blamed everything from simple users to heads of Square Enix, Yoichi WADA (Yoichi Wada). Let me remind you that this company gave the world Final Fantasy. But for a long time Sony diligently did not pay attention to these comments. Continue reading