Quantcast
Community Discussion: Blog by Tarvu | Tarviews: Unsurprising, Undepicted, and it wasn't even the Wii U this time!Destructoid
Tarviews: Unsurprising, Undepicted, and it wasn't even the Wii U this time! - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android




click to hide banner header
About
Ducks live on me.



Sometimes they make me do things.

UK Dtoider in the Midlands, I spend too much time ignoring Steamtoid, and used to spend too little time "organizing" EUFNF on the forums and c-blogs. I have a mighty underused PC, an Xbox 360 (slim), a PS2 (also slim) and a DSi (slim... I guess?) Sometimes I play games on them.

Currently a final year Media Production (BSc, science bitches!) Student, but I spend most of my time doing Student media instead. On here.

I had a c-blog promoted. For me, it was a Monday.


Tarvu's Tarviews
Wii U Reveal
Eurogamer 2011
OnLive
Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer
PlayStation 4 Reveal

Podcast Appearances
I can talk. Sometimes I limit myself to when it is appropriate!
Binary Chode #5
Scary Granules #11


EPIC BROFIST TIME!

















Brofist all the things.
Player Profile
Xbox LIVE:Tarvu
PSN ID:Dtoid-Tarvu
Steam ID:Tarvu
Origin ID:Tarvu
Raptr ID:Tarvu
Follow me:
Twitter:@TwiTarvu
Facebook:Link
Google+:Link
Youtube:Tarvu's Channel
Twitch.TV:Tarvu's Channel
Badges
Following (54)  



I dislike writing shawtblawgs, but it's been a while and there's rarely anything topical worth writing about. Hell, this was a waste of time too. I'm going to go back to bitching about the industry in private until it's good again.

Yesterday, as every extant video game journalism outlet will have let you known, Sony revealed the PS4. This shocked nobody, with even mainstream news reporting that it was exactly what they were doing. They also revealed the new Dualshock, game streaming, that share button that the hermits are already hating and... wait a minute, this all sounds like old news.

I don't care to dissect the PS4 and the announcement event. I only came in halfway through it and found it underwhelming. When you follow the gaming news with some degree of consistency, these sorts of things are just confirmation of what you already know. Why is there no secrecy surrounding these things? Is the industry like the bizarre British political parody program The Thick of It?



Another interesting thing to me about the information expressed during the event was the showing of peripherals but not the console itself. You may recall Nintendo spectacularly cocking up their Wii U reveal by making the majority of viewers unsure as to whether it was a controller or a new console. The PlayStation 4 is obviously going to be a box, but we didn't see it. Now this doesn't really bug me since it is quite an unimportant detail, but most people expected to see it and were irked to be denied that privilege. I happy because it's a good excuse to use Jim Carrey's face for a thing.



Although he is entirely right, we've yet to see how badly Microsoft reveal their hand. Consider my breath bated.



Is this blog awesome? Vote it up!




Those who have come:



Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.


Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more