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awesome but...how...is..this...possible to do!?

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i think this will be fake because how can you play games when they don't need to be installed?

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you could play directly off the cd which is unlikely, or have a HD which temporarily loads the data on

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"Drop & Play" is a patented mechanism that allows a DISCover® console to emulate the behavior of a videogame console. DISCover® accomplishes this by recognizing a PC title and automatically installing and playing the game. No other home entertainment system can play all the games and interactive multimedia titles available for a PC while requiring no computer knowledge to operate.

...Assuming every game was the same, but seriously now, even if it were possible, even on todays top end systems, it takes 15 minutes to install ut2k3 wtf would want to wait for a game to copy, and install EVERy time you play it. ASSUMING this was real, for the projected 299-399, I think i'll just stick with my computer with it's broadcast card if i want to play on a tv lol. It lists advantages it has over Consoles, but notice it doesn't list any advantages on a pc...thats because it has none lol. This fits in the same category as the dvd player sunglasses: nifty but an utter waste of green.

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Have you guys heard about Microsoft project LONGHORN. Apparently, Microsoft are trying to do the same thing. That biach there looks like just a design to me. Its going to be the console wars all over again, now with the oldies Nintendo and Sega off the scene, the new boys barge in to try and knock the PS2 (and proberly the PS3) off the market too! The thing is, project Longhorn is still going to be a PC, but you won't have to install games... like the DISCover (stupid pun). Like all new things, it will cost you thousands to get one... Im sticking with Microsoft.

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i think this will be fake because how can you play games when they don't need to be installed?

I agree.

And that horseless carriage idea is absurd. How can you travel without a horse?

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Would have to have a fast drive to read all the data in most the games now in days and its possible for it to store some data on memory there for not needing a hardrive

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ohh and incase some of you's didnt know storing data and reading from a ram stick is a hell of a lot faster than a hard drive. you could load a game like ut2003 quicker than you can blink :)

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WOW . NEAT . But it looks like a fast pc with a PC to TV enebled video card and a control . Still great tho :)

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ohh and incase some of you's didnt know storing data and reading from a ram stick is a hell of a lot faster than a hard drive. you could load a game like ut2003 quicker than you can blink :)

Yeah, sure, but you aren't going to get a system of any variety with 5gb of ram for a projected 299-399 bucks hehe

And to curly, yeah, but, everytime, I didn't watch the vid, does it store the games, no way they'd expect a person to install it everytime do they?

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wow, all the hype of a console, but actually a crippled pc! awesome! I'm a trendwhore and must have anything that sounds cool but is completely useless compared to a real computer!

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i watched the vid.... looks like when you put the install cd in it automates the install process (woudln't be hard to write this program especially if you know exactly how the pc is configured)

not a bad idea..

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Have you guys heard about Microsoft project LONGHORN. Apparently, Microsoft are trying to do the same thing. That biach there looks like just a design to me. Its going to be the console wars all over again, now with the oldies Nintendo and Sega off the scene, the new boys barge in to try and knock the PS2 (and proberly the PS3) off the market too! The thing is, project Longhorn is still going to be a PC, but you won't have to install games... like the DISCover (stupid pun). Like all new things, it will cost you thousands to get one... Im sticking with Microsoft.

nintendo is never going to leave the console buisness, no question about that. and im sure maybe one day sega will be back (hopefully)

also- no way this thing is fake, it's %100 percent real, but its a gamble.

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its not a question of if nintendo wants to leave, if they keep putting out more kiddie (not so much so anymore) games only then there not going to have much popularity among those that i know :wink:

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They already have left, after the gc disaster they quit. Now, like Sega, are starting to make games for other consoles but sticking with gc for the time being. I heard about it, sombit...

OK, its genuine. i beleive ya... but, i hate it. dont ask me why, its like Renaults, I hate them, don't ask me why. I think im just prejudice... It explains alot (including the crick in my neck...ow)

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check out thescreensavers.com it a show on techtv and one of the host of the show was talking about it at CES. And there was a display with a live demo

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Seems to me like something for people who can't buy computers :P

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even on todays top end systems, it takes 15 minutes to install ut2k3 wtf would want to wait for a game to copy

Emm it takes 4 mins to install Enter the matrix on my comp - thats 3.4 gb

It took 2 mins to intsatt Max Payne 2 today and it takes 1 min for GTA: Vice City

This is with 48 speed Optical drive.....

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why would u buy one of those :roll: , just plug your pc into your tv and then u r playing pc games on your television at low, low cost :D

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