Consoles Wars Aren’t Won But Endured

Beat 'Em Up

BuzzFeed, posted probably the best article condemning the very idea of a console war and the impending one coming this holiday season. It boils down to what I feel so strongly about: There are no true winners in a console war.

Yes, consoles do die while in battle. But they aren’t long fought wars. It’s either a quick defeat or a long, difficult tussle that later no one really gives a shit about.

I remember 2006, my “first” E3. The first E3 where I paid attention to everything video games. It was that E3 where the rest of that generation of consoles were unveiled. While the Xbox 360 already had a head start, it was the Nintendo Wii and PlayStation 3 that had their debutant ball. And I remember the Carrie-like hell unleashed right after.

Sony’s arrogance lit up the internet with memes and Nintendo placed itself warmly…

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