In the heat of the console war, Sony PR-people are hung up on her ears potential consumers simply did tons of noodles. Microsoft pr people also sometimes say very funny things – for example, that the level of warranty returns in the Xbox 360 is not higher than the industry – but representatives of sce in this matter outperform impossible. All their statements are often broadcast live through the bad phone "forums and blogs, led to what many gamers have formed completely distorted picture of how to relate to current and future possible next-generation consoles. For example, quite often hear that the Xbox 360 – it's a one-in-one analog pc (only, perhaps, without Windows), or that the PS3 a more modern and powerful graphics than the console, Microsoft. None, no another statement has nothing to do with reality. We would like to mention the question of "potential" consoles – at the Playstation 3, it is really great, though more relevant to distributed supercomputing and Folding @ Home, than the games. At the same time, especially not discussed the potential audience Xbox 360 is still very far on in order to be fully settled. Nintendo Wii, we shall not touch – this particular product with its own ideology and an audience that is too unlike the "muscular" competitors, so they can be properly compared.

Did not want to see our review of the technologies considered as "a game with only one goal – for the Xbox 360 and against the PS3 – but because historically, that the vast majority "of console myths centered around the technical superiority of the new PlayStation. And debunking them, we are willy-nilly will have to strike it Fold "supertehnologichnomu" image. None Still, try to be as impartial – and not to be unfounded, we turn finally to the facts and details. Since the volume of these facts, even in a very concise and popular statement is large enough, we have learned in beginning of the article a brief digest. Those who wish to get acquainted with the facts and comments closely, can pass on the links for specific pieces of text. Inquiring readers can simply go to the next page and read the text entirely.