• michaelmikado’s Activity
  • michaelmikado posted a message in the forum topic Phil Spencer on Gears on PS4. on the System Wars board

    I wouldn’t buy Halo or Gears but if it came to Plus or PSnow I’d try it out. But I rarely pay full price for any game anyway.

  • michaelmikado posted a message in the forum topic Are Japanese developers bad with gaming technology?. on the System Wars board

    Yikes this can’t be a serious question!SegaNintendoSonyCapcomSquareEnixFromSoftwareJust to name a few all day hello.Western companies having significant technical prowess in game design and engineerin...

  • michaelmikado posted a message in the forum topic More and more games support ray tracing. on the System Wars board

    Dedicated ray-tracing hardware is a waste and the latest in GPU and video game buzz words. Realistically, dedicated hardware ray tracing is probably one of the worst ways to solve lighting advancement...

  • michaelmikado posted a message in the forum topic No Raytracing for NAVI 5700 series. Disappointed?. on the System Wars board

    Absolutely no, hardware ray-tracing is a terrible stop gap from the real meet and potatoes of refraction based processing. Pathtracing.I'm a 10000000% proponent of pathtracing via cloud and specifical...

  • michaelmikado posted a message in the forum topic E3 2019: Xbox Briefing. on the System Wars board

    @son-goku7523:Yup and your could also stream backwards compatibility games directly from disc inserted in your PS3 over the internet. If the precedent they set with PS3 and PS4 is an indicator. Assumi...

  • michaelmikado posted a message in the forum topic E3 2019: Xbox Briefing. on the System Wars board

    @son-goku7523:Technically remote play has been around since PS3 to PSP. But yes, ive repeatedly stated MSs approach to cloud and streaming completely mimics Sonys approach at every level. That doesnt ...

  • michaelmikado posted a message in the forum topic Will MS have the strongest console next gen?. on the System Wars board

    Ive already poated this but im in the two sku camp. First the things we know. The next Xbox FAMILY is called scarlett. Xbox also said their next Xbox will share silicon with their Azure servers.Ive al...

  • michaelmikado posted a message in the forum topic Are you willing to pay $ 200/year for the entire PS4-PS5/XB1-XB2 games library. Digital Rental Service.. on the System Wars board

    Huge proponent of the sub services for games. Depending on what happens today with game pass I might get another an Xbox and game pass.

  • michaelmikado posted a message in the forum topic Google Stadia Pricing & More Revealed. on the System Wars board

    The data caps are literally the least of the concerns the service.That said I wonder how they are going to handle f2p games if they support them at all.

  • michaelmikado posted a message in the forum topic Google Stadia Pricing & More Revealed. on the System Wars board

    @boxrekt: mbps is the unit of measure.It literally stands for megabits per second.

  • michaelmikado posted a message in the forum topic Google Stadia Pricing & More Revealed. on the System Wars board

    @xantufrog said:@michaelmikado: "On a $60 game the royalty would be around $18 which would likely be used to cover the cost of streaming it. The only issue with this approach is that there is little ...

  • michaelmikado posted a message in the forum topic Google Stadia Pricing & More Revealed. on the System Wars board

    @Grey_Eyed_Elf: And this is a correct assessment. The reason Steam is so popular is because they can offer tons of games at cheap prices. With Stradia the cost of the game is built into the service. I...

  • michaelmikado posted a message in the forum topic Google Stadia Pricing & More Revealed. on the System Wars board

    @Star67: no your account would just revert to the free tier

  • michaelmikado posted a message in the forum topic Google Stadia Pricing & More Revealed. on the System Wars board

    So it seems the economics of streaming rises again...First I will preface this with the same thing I've always said. Gaming rigs in the cloud that run 1080P games are going to cost approximately $1.25...

  • michaelmikado posted a message in the forum topic AMD Computex 2019 keynote. on the System Wars board

    @Gatygun said:@michaelmikado said: @Gatygun: This is a nuts hot take, unless PCs switch to AMD in mass the majority of PCs built will be quad core for the next few years so you wouldn’t get much out ...

  • michaelmikado posted a message in the forum topic XCloud being a white label service could give Xbox Live to reach 2 Billion gamers.. on the System Wars board

    @daniel_su123: They aren't going to go around having everyone brand their services with an Xbox or Microsoft label any more than Amazon forces Netflix to brand their streams with "Prime" labels becaus...

  • michaelmikado posted a message in the forum topic Speculation for Scarlet/PS5? What gets revealed and when?. on the System Wars board

    @ronvalencia said:@michaelmikado said: @ronvalencia: What are you talking about?? There doesn’t need to be hardware backwards compatibility with PS4 Pro because there are no PS4 Pro exclusive games.A...

  • michaelmikado posted a message in the forum topic Speculation for Scarlet/PS5? What gets revealed and when?. on the System Wars board

    @ronvalencia: What are you talking about?? There doesn’t need to be hardware backwards compatibility with PS4 Pro because there are no PS4 Pro exclusive games.And AGAIN the silicon is shared between t...

  • michaelmikado posted a message in the forum topic AMD Computex 2019 keynote. on the System Wars board

    @ronvalencia said:@michaelmikado said: @ronvalencia said: @michaelmikado said: @ronvalencia said: Intel's 14 nm is like TSMC's 10 nm.Intel's 10 nm CPUs are also year 2019 release.Try again.How is th...

  • michaelmikado posted a message in the forum topic Speculation for Scarlet/PS5? What gets revealed and when?. on the System Wars board

    @ronvalencia said:@michaelmikado said: Following AMDs presentation I’ll bite on this one.Sony: using between 8.5-10.2 TFlop Navi high end part giving effective performance between a Vega 56 and a Veg...