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AllLinuxDevices: Indre... what??!!! [an Indrema backgrounder]

Jan 20, 2001, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Yes, the world seems wrapped up in next-generation consoles. Be it the Playstation 2 or the Xbox, the entire consumer electronics industry is caught up in a whirlwind of hype. Some of it is warranted Steadily, video game graphics are reaching the computer-generated visual ecstasy that is Toy Story (1 not 2, although that would be nice too) and getting closer and closer to generating graphics that mimic high-end CGI in real-time."

"And not only are games simply nicer to look at, they are more complex and involving, offering several hours, if not days, of gameplay. It's little wonder why these consoles are getting the attention they are getting."

"So it stands to reason that Sony, Sega, Microsoft and Nintendo have a stranglehold on the industry hype. Billions of dollars are at stake and many times generating sufficient buzz is all it takes to secure a spot on the industry's bestseller lists."

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