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Playstation 3 on the path of The Sega Dreamcast?

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^You're right, it is like the N64. A company, with massive success twice over, beaten on the third try by a newcomer. Of course, in the N64's case, there was a Sega console that did even worse, so it didn't seem as bad.

And the N64 wasn't even the bottom of Nintendo's trough. Hopefully the PS4 won't go the way of the GameCube.

The PS3 will sell a hell of a lot more than 33 million, though.



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Kantor said:
^You're right, it is like the N64. A company, with massive success twice over, beaten on the third try by a newcomer. Of course, in the N64's case, there was a Sega console that did even worse, so it didn't seem as bad.

And the N64 wasn't even the bottom of Nintendo's trough. Hopefully the PS4 won't go the way of the GameCube.

The PS3 will sell a hell of a lot more than 33 million, though.

 

 

well i think what he meant was .the fact that like ps3 the "ultra" 64 was praised and hyped long before its release.. and how little of that was delivered once the thing was on the market...   this wasnt about its financial success but about how the customer was mistreated and decieved

sega .at the time of the dreamcast was practically the messiah of customer support

.you got a dc internet keyboard for free along with the browser software .  a headset and a compliation of multiplayer minigames  you could really tell that they were all in with this one.. exept for the marketing.but thats sega...

so unlike the n64  and the ps3 .a lot of promised where made for the dreamcast ... and they used to be fullfilled... until it was clear that the thing wasnt doing so well  and a lot of projects were cancelled .. but until then they delivered what they promised us..

and there lies the difference...  sega at a point no longer could... but sony seems to be either unwilling or too incompetent to keep its promises



Kantor said:
^You're right, it is like the N64. A company, with massive success twice over, beaten on the third try by a newcomer. Of course, in the N64's case, there was a Sega console that did even worse, so it didn't seem as bad.

And the N64 wasn't even the bottom of Nintendo's trough. Hopefully the PS4 won't go the way of the GameCube.

The PS3 will sell a hell of a lot more than 33 million, though.

Except that the PS3 wasn't beaten by a newcomer. It was beaten by literally the oldest figure in gaming, Nintendo, and a company with a moderately successful console from the past generation.