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Deadpreacher
05-14-2004, 12:02 PM
Phantom (http://www.gamespy.com/articles/512/512393p1.html)

Just something i ran into that i just heard of!
Can't believe i almost missed this! It's a must read for gamer's...

Also note that it plays PC game's! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/blink.gif

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Deadpreacher
05-14-2004, 12:02 PM
Phantom (http://www.gamespy.com/articles/512/512393p1.html)

Just something i ran into that i just heard of!
Can't believe i almost missed this! It's a must read for gamer's...

Also note that it plays PC game's! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/blink.gif

http://upl.silentwhisper.net/uplfolders/upload0/coffee3.gif
http://upl.silentwhisper.net/uplfolders/upload9/DeadPreacher_2.jpg
I'm Not a Bad Man, I'm just not a Very Good one!

I_Am_Tron
05-14-2004, 02:24 PM
Also note that it sucks horribly. You have to download every game you want to play and that will take f.o.r.e.v.e.r.

XBOX will still kick its ***.

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Deadpreacher
05-15-2004, 01:19 PM
The mounthly rate is about the only thing thats scaring me away! $29.95 a mounth! I think i may pass...

But other than that it's a very nice system.

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jimmyeyes
05-15-2004, 02:16 PM
I heard about this thing like 14 months ago, when it was going too be at last years e3. The machine looks sleek and a whole lot better then it did a year ago but a monthly fee for a console HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!! SEGA CHANNEL NOOOOOOO!!!!!

Furious_Gopher
05-15-2004, 04:29 PM
Heard about it like a year ago, like Jimmy

Wasn't it a hoax though?

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Deadpreacher
05-15-2004, 04:49 PM
No it's no joke!

Kevin Bachus is on board maken this thing and he's one of the founder's of X-box!
If they drop the price down like 80% i might think about it!

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JTTimmay
05-24-2004, 01:17 PM
I played it at e3 this year, and it is a fun little system. but all it is is a computer I think a 2800amd, gforce4 40GB HDD. You get the console free with a 2 year sub, but you can buy rent and try out games without going anywhere. Only issue it really has is a 2 button mouse. I told them they make it a 5 button one, they will have a great little console.

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LetsAvIt
05-24-2004, 05:06 PM
I recon that console is a joke. You have to pay $30 per month just to use it, and to get the console free you have to sign up for 2 years. That makes it $720 for the connection to the network and the console which is nothing more than a very low spec PC running WindowsXP in a sealed box. It has no CD/DVD/USB and the only way to get games or any other software onto it is to pay money on top of your broadband and phantom subscription and download them... just imagine trying to download something like FarCry (about 3GB) it would take WEEKS

If you compare it to a PC it loses because its more expensive, it doesnt have a CD drive and the case is tamper proof so you cant mod it in any way, and the spec is probly not high enough to play future games like HL2 and Doom3 (if they are ever released on phantom) it will be out of date the day its released.

If you compare it to XBOX/PS (both the XBOX2 and PS3 should be out soon and will blow this console away technically and graphically) the consoles are much cheaper, you own the games and dont have to pay subscription if you dont want to.

Also, if the phantom games network dies, so does your console and all your games and all the money you've spent on it.

The people that started this company are cowboys who live off investors money, all their previous companies have gone bankrupt and if they're trying to compete against Microsoft PC/XBOX, Sony and Nintendo theres no way its ever going to get enough subscribers to stay in business (they need over 1 million just to break even)...

Even the name suggests its a sham. I'd stay well away, theres far better consoles available and even if they dont survive, like the Dreamcast, you can still play the console and the games you already bought for it.

jimmyeyes
05-24-2004, 05:16 PM
it is quite laughable ahahahaahahah {shock the monkey}

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Deadpreacher
05-24-2004, 05:24 PM
Yea thats why i said they need too drop the price down like 80%

It's really not a bad idea they have.
The price ranch is just way out there thought!

If it was say like X-box mounthly or yearly for that matter. This consel could of had a chance. But for that price i just don't see it!
I would rather put my money more into upgrading my computer, or buying more game's for the X-box LIVE!

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jimmyeyes
05-24-2004, 05:27 PM
IT GOING TO FLOP BIG TIME HA http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/icon_twisted.gif


Sega will laugh at them saying see are idea wasn't that stupid http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_razz.gif

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nova805
07-10-2004, 11:28 AM
that consol looks to be utter ****!

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wormgerm
07-10-2004, 10:39 PM
Why can't people spell console c-o-n-s-o-l-e.
I have seen consel, counsel, consol, consoul, consul and others. AARRRRGGGHHHHH http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_mad.gif

On a side note this console will fail.

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