Nintendo Revolution New pictures
Date: Tuesday May 17th 2005 [12:00] | Posted By: Azure
Thereís been a flood of new console news in the run up to this years E3, which starts Wednesday. According to USA today the Revolution is about the size of three DVD cases piled up and is set to have online features, including a free player match up service. Especially exciting is the news players will have access to Nintendoís back catalogue online, from Donkey Kong to Mario Sunshine. The Revolution will also be backwards compatible with Game cube and play DVDs.
Both Sony and Microsoft are making far bigger claims. Microsoft say Xbox 360 will be 10 to 13 times more powerful than Xbox, while Sony say the PS3 will be 35 time more powerful than the PS2 industry commentators urge caution pointing out that both Microsoft and Sony tend to give far less realistic estimates of their machines power, and it is likely that Nintendoís figures give a more realistic estimate of how itís console will perform.