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QuakeCon 2013: Carmack on Next-Gen Console Hardware

jones_supa (887896) writes | about 9 months ago

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jones_supa (887896) writes "QuakeCon 2013 is running full tilt. John Carmack kicked off his speech by addressing the 'elephant in the room,' discussing the arrival of a new console generation to a crowd of attendees at the largely PC-focused event. He's optimistic about the coming console cycle, commenting that it's 'obviously going to be a good thing for gamers, developers, and an excellent thing for AMD.' John said he hasn't run quite enough tests on the hardware for the two consoles, but said they're both 'very close, and very good.' In his traditional long talk (watch on YouTube), Carmack also commented on Microsoft's always-on Kinect, recently reversed DRM policies for its upcoming Xbox One, death of the optical media and, the state of handheld gaming, just to name some of his topics."

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