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Additions to PS3 and Xbox 360 articles[edit]

Hi there. I thought I should probably let you know that I have reverted your edits to the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 articles. I do not wish to discourage your editing of wikipedia, and the information you added seems accurate (for the most part), it just doesn't belong in the intro, at least in the form it was in. Release dates for both consoles are region specific, so any mention of them should reflect that. Also, it is not important or overarching enough to belong in the intro. The intro is supposed to be a blurb giving only the most relevent information so that people who do not need details (such as release dates in their respective locations) don't have to read through it. Let's take the Xbox 360 article as an example.

  • "The Xbox 360 is the second video game console produced by Microsoft, and the successor to the Xbox. The Xbox 360 competes with Sony's PlayStation 3 and Nintendo's Wii as part of the seventh generation of video game consoles."
    This provides quick, almost bullet-pointed info no the manufacturer, successor and brand. The links to the competitors are relevent so as to easily provide a comparison. This is relevent to all regions.
  • "Some major features of the Xbox 360 are its integrated Xbox Live service that allows players to compete online, download arcade games, game demos, trailers, TV shows, music and movies and its Windows Media Center multimedia capabilities. The Xbox 360 also offers region specific access to third-party media streaming services such as Netflix in the USA or Sky TV in the UK."
    This shows the main features of the 360, informing people of what it does, both showing unique features and features which compare with other systems. Again, this is relevent to all regions.
  • "The Xbox 360 was officially unveiled on MTV on May 12, 2005, with detailed launch and game information divulged later that month at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). The console sold out completely upon release in all regions except in Japan and, as of January 2010, there are over 39 million Xbox 360 consoles worldwide. The Xbox 360 is currently available in two configurations—the "Arcade" and the "Elite"—each with its own selection of accessories."
    This is again relevent to all regions. The date it was announced is not specific to a region (MS simply told the world it existed, what it did etc) and it also shows how popular it is (sales wise) and what versions are currently made, which is relevent to consumers.

As you can hopefully see, all that information is likelly to relevent to a large proportion of people reading the article, while the US/Canada release date is unlikelly to be for anyone outside of North America, and if it is, then they are likelly to wnat more information than can be provided in the intro, so will read the other sections.

I hope I have explained this well enough.
AlphathonTM (talk) 13:07, 25 April 2010 (UTC)

P.S. The information regarding the PS3s manufacturer is just wrong I'm afraid. AlphathonTM (talk) 13:08, 25 April 2010 (UTC)

Hey, don't worry about it. You are obviously trying to improve the articles, rather than vandalise them or something. I can understand why you added the info you did - you felt it was relevent. Unfortunatelly, when it was first sold isn't all that relevent for current consoles (it might be for older ones like the SNES or Dreamcast or whatever, as it releates to lifespan). If worded properly and put in in a relevent place it may be relevent to the intro even on current-gen consoles (for example, if it was in relation to the sales...like "...over 39 million Xbox 360 consoles worldwide since its North American launch on <insert date here>"...although the wording would have to changed in such a way as to make it flow properly) but it is not relevent enough in its own right.
As for the manufacturer of the PS3, it is not manufactured by SCEI, but by a separate division of SONY - Sony EMCS. Look here: [1] (a google translation of the Japanese Wikipedia article on the division - there is no english article on it for some reason, and I don't know enough about it to accuratelly convert the Japanese one for the English site - otherwise I'd do it myself). AlphathonTM (talk) 14:00, 25 April 2010 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Monster 4x4: Stunt Racer[edit]

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Your recent edits to Template:Microsoft Windows family[edit]

Hi, Gaming&Computing

What is this persistent business of these non-constructive edits to Template:Microsoft Windows family? Why do you insist on misrepresenting Windows 2000 as a strictly-server OS or a strictly-client OS? And why do you keep adding duplicate links? Whistler redirects to Development of Windows XP which is already in the template. And why do you keep adding a second link to Windows 2000? (We do not added a second link an anchor section to a navbox, unless that section is requently visited.)

Please stop these non-constructive edits. you are welcome to add constructive edits to Wikipedia.

Fleet Command (talk) 20:54, 2 June 2010 (UTC)

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8th gen article[edit]

Please see WP:BRD and WP:3RR. Adding the information the first time is bold, and appropriate, but once its revert, you are supposed to stop and discuss it, not readd it to insist you are right. That edit-warring. --MASEM (t) 18:35, 22 August 2011 (UTC)

Yes, and also as I said in my edit summary, please read WP:V and WP:RS, as they explain policies that say that reliable, third party sources are needed to include info in wikipedia articles. Your claims about EVO 2 and 8th gen lack this, as of right now. Sergecross73 msg me 18:51, 22 August 2011 (UTC)

Your recent edits[edit]

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File:EVO 2 on official site.png[edit]

For info on how to properly label File:EVO 2 on official site.png to comply with policy, please read over Wikipedia:Non-free use rationale guideline. You need to add a fair-use rationale to the page or it will likely be deleted. Alphathon /'æl.f'æ.θɒn/ (talk) 22:37, 22 August 2011 (UTC)

Pretty much; since the copyright of the image doesn't belong to you, you cannot licence it and are only allowed to put it on Wikipedia under the US fair-use doctrine. To see vaguely how it's done have a look at another non-free image, such as a software/game screenshot, or a copyrighted logo. A good example would be File:PSP E1000.png, since it is also a non-free promotional image of an item. Alphathon /'æl.f'æ.θɒn/ (talk) 18:51, 23 August 2011 (UTC)

RE: "Rip-off"[edit]

I did remove it manually. If you look at the diff between what was already there before you edited and my edit afterwards (can be found here) you should see some of your additions/changes remain. Other than removing "rip-off", I only changed "type" to "notes" (since "type" is far to vague) and removed instances of "main" (which were under "type") since that doesn't really make sense, especially with the column changed to "notes". (What does "main" mean in either context?) Alphathon /'æl.f'æ.θɒn/ (talk) 19:07, 23 August 2011 (UTC)

It really depends what you're trying to convey - if you mean something that's based on old hardware (NES or whatever) then "NES clone" (or "SNES clone" or whatever) would be more appropriate. If you mean the external design, then as you suggested "resemblance" would be a far better way of putting it… so something like "resembles the Nintendo Wii".
Also, if you don't specify that it is a clone of an existing system (or whatever) in the notes column, it can be assumed to be a stand-alone console with its own games, and that way you don't have to have one column for "type" (which is vague anyway) and another for miscellaneous facts.
Alphathon /'æl.f'æ.θɒn/ (talk) 20:45, 23 August 2011 (UTC)
What do you mean a "resemblance section"? Do you mean like a separate column for what a console resembles? If so, I don't think that's really necessary, as it fits pretty well in the misc column, and there would be many it wouldn't apply to. I was thinking like this:
Name Manufacturer Release date Notes
Game Wave Family Entertainment System ZAPiT Games 2005 Built-in family games
Vii Jungle Soft 2007 Resembles the Nintendo Wii
< Example console that looks like a PS1 but plays built in NES games > NES clone with integrated ROMs
Resembles the PlayStation 1
Seems OK, but I'm still not sure it justifies its own section. Also, saying there aren't consoles that resemble the PS3/360 is false (e.g. the PolyStation 3) and even if there weren't, you can't just assert that it's because of the motion controller (if I had to guess, I'd say it was because of the Wii's relative popularity and possibly the tech-savyness of potential PS3/360 buyers vs Wii buyers). Alphathon /'æl.f'æ.θɒn/ (talk) 21:33, 23 August 2011 (UTC)

Resemblance[edit]

Hi, I thought I should maybe briefly explain why "Resemblance"/"Resemblances"/"Resembles" don't make sense there. A resemblance is something that an object or person has, a state of being if you will. For example, "The Vii has a resemblance to the Wii", which means "the Vii looks similar to the Wii". To say something resembles something else is to say it has said resemblance, so the previous sentence can also be worded "The Vii resembles the Wii". As such, putting "Resemblance" or "Resemblances" as the title suggests that the section is talking about the visual similarities, not the consoles that possess that property, while "Resembles" doesn't work as a title at all (in this context at least - the only place it would work is if the section is about the word resembles, so would only really be found in articles about language). I hope this has made things a bit clearer. Alphathon /'æl.f'æ.θɒn/ (talk) 20:31, 24 August 2011 (UTC)

P.S. The only way I can think of that "Resemblance" would make sense in such a heading would be if the heading were "Consoles that have a resemblance to other consoles" or "Consoles that resemble other consoles", neither of which is very concise, and they doesn't really get across the idea that the resemblance is intentional. Alphathon /'æl.f'æ.θɒn/ (talk) 20:34, 24 August 2011 (UTC)
Ok, got it.--Gaming&Computing (talk) 16:01, 29 August 2011 (UTC)

PS2 image[edit]

Hi. As you may have noticed, I have reverted both you changes to the PS2 images and the PS2 article. For the image(s), the original versions of both are FAR higher resolution and the original PNG included transparency (which was the only reason it was saved in PNG format - otherwise JPEG is preferred for photos). If you wish for the order to be flipped (and I can certainly see the logic behind it), that can be done quite easily, but it must be done properly. The change must not degrade the quality in any meaningful way (as your edits did), especially as the reason for the change is so minimal (while possibly preferable in the new order, it isn't worth quality degradation). Also bear in mind that those images are on Wikimedia Commons, and the PNG version is included on various other Wikipedias besides the English one. as such, the captions etc on those pages would also need to be changed. If you really feel the need to flip them, then I will do so; I work with images professionally so can do it (properly) and it would likely take less time than it would to upload. Alphathon /'æɫfə.θɒn/ (talk) 20:06, 1 December 2011 (UTC)

There you go: File:PS2 versions (reversed).png. Have at it. Alphathon /'æɫfə.θɒn/ (talk) 21:59, 2 December 2011 (UTC)
As mentioned, other versions of Wikipedia are still using the original order, so the captions etc would need to be changed. If they wish to reverse it they are free to, but I see no reason to force them. P.S. I did give a reasons for the reversions - did you even look at the edit summaries? Alphathon /'æɫfə.θɒn/ (talk) 22:09, 2 December 2011 (UTC)
Sure I can, but not now (it's a (slightly) more complicated edit, so will take longer than I have at the moment). Alphathon /'æɫfə.θɒn/ (talk) 22:13, 2 December 2011 (UTC)

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Evo 2 and 8th Gen[edit]

It's simple. Provide a reliable source calling it 8th gen. Otherwise, it should not be listed as such. It has been challenged, and so it is your burden to provide a source. Thanks. Sergecross73 msg me 15:56, 21 December 2011 (UTC)

Have you noticed that the PS4 has no article, and has no mentioning on the 8th gen article? You just proved my very point. Look, if it's as obvious as you keep on saying, then you should have no problem providing a source... Sergecross73 msg me 16:11, 21 December 2011 (UTC)
I don't understand. What was the point of providing an irrelevant example then? Sergecross73 msg me 16:16, 21 December 2011 (UTC)
Not add it until there's a source. Please read WP:VERIFY. Chances are though, it wouldn't take hardly any time to find such a source, as Sony and the Playstation Brand is much more widely accepted and viewed as a video game system in part of the generations, and thus, such a source would pop up relatively quickly. Sergecross73 msg me 16:22, 21 December 2011 (UTC)
There's most discussion going on about this on my talk page now, FYI. Sergecross73 msg me 20:25, 21 December 2011 (UTC)

I would think it goes without saying, but it should go both ways: Do not add Evo 2 to the 8th gen article either, as you did here. Sergecross73 msg me 20:34, 21 December 2011 (UTC)

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RE:Image (EVO 2 console.png)[edit]

I've taken a look at it and while it is indeed dark, it appears that that is largely because it is a black console. Also, it is not so dark that detail cannot be seen. As such I don't feel that any editing is necessary.

If it appears too dark to you (such that you cannot see it properly) then it is certainly possible that you need to tweak your monitor's settings/computer's display settings. Quite a lot of people (even some professionals believe it or not) have their monitors calibrated to give the highest possible contrast, or to make it as bright as possible, or whatever. This is also how many monitors (and TVs for that matter) are set up by default, as it makes the what is displayed more "impactful", and so people are more likely to be drawn to them in shops (it increases sales). However, this is not a good way to view things accurately, as it throws off colour calibration and causes details in the low and high ends of the scale get lost, especially in dark images like that (or similarly bright images). Many consumer monitors (especially laptop screens) also don't handle brightness particularly well anyway, which exacerbates the problem.

Anyway, I'll take a look at it on some of my other screens to see how it shows up on not-so-high-end screens, and if it doesn't display well on those, I'll see if I can "optimise" it a wee bit (the image is useless if most people can't see it properly after all).

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May 2012[edit]

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If the Sony "Net Play" is a real thing, please cite sources about it. I was unable to find any sourced regarding it.
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PS2 NTSC online[edit]

As far as I can tell, North American covers have a completely different logo/icon in the bottom right corner. I'm currently looking for an example that isn't on a blacklisted website so I can link you to it. I have no idea what Japanese versions have. Alphathon /'æɫfə.θɒn/ (talk) 15:04, 4 June 2012 (UTC)

OK, here's a comparison, using TimeSplitters: Future Perfect as the example:
North American Version
UK (PAL) Version
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I notice you started this article. The article is titled "Network Q RAC Rally Championship (1993)", but the box and other searches indicate that it's simply titled "Network Q RAC Rally" (i.e. no "Championship"). Is there any reason for this? Cheers. Ubcule (talk) 18:35, 30 June 2012 (UTC)

(Comment copied from Ubcule's talk page):- Hi. Oh yes, I've just realised it is in fact called simply Network Q RAC Rally. It is part of the Rally Championship series however... --Gaming&Computing (talk) 18:27, 2 July 2012 (UTC)
No problem. Is this an officially-declared series, or just a succession of (obviously related but not officially grouped) games. If it's the second, then the Lombard RAC Rally game probably belongs there as well. Ubcule (talk) 18:55, 3 July 2012 (UTC)

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I've reverted a number of changes that you made to Windows XP. Most noticeably, the addition of several images to the article breached our non-free content policy. Non-free content is used only if its presence would significantly increase readers' understanding of the topic, and its omission would be detrimental to that understanding. (see WP:NFCC#8 All non-free content requires a non-free use rationale for each article in which it is used (see WP:NFCC#10), and only low-resolution content is permitted. (See WP:NFCC#10) Typically, a 300px or less width meets this requirement. Per WP:IMAGESIZE, image sizes should not generally be forced unless there is good reason to do so, and there are drawbacks to forcing image sizes. --AussieLegend () 07:14, 1 December 2012 (UTC)

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February 2015[edit]

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I am echoing what Sergecross73 and others have told you above. Do you not understand what WP:OR and WP:RS and WP:NPOV and WP:PEACOCK are? They are the absolutely mandatory cornerstones of what an encyclopedia is, and all contributions that defy these principles must be removed. People would be quite happy to explain it, possibly even to go through a step by step analysis with you. Seriously, we know it's a real challenge and nobody is lesser for not completely understanding it. Please check your sources at WP:VGRS and if you think it should be on the list but it isn't, then ask about it at the Talk page, because it's loaded with reliable experts who can say for sure. Also do you see how many warnings you've gotten about disambiguation links? Don't you want your research and writing to be worth anything, rather than wasting everyone's time in forcing them to just delete it? Why are you blasting past so many warnings without replying? I am warning you that people get blocked for doing things like this or not unlike this. Also, please fill in your citations, like with reflinks. Smuckola (Email) (Talk) 00:00, 11 February 2015 (UTC)

I just wanted to comment on your reverts of my edits. They are improvements because they prove a point that is not opinion based (from me) but rather more a fact. For example, the fact that the Sega Nomad sold poorly (1 million) is a fact - I don't want to sound rude but it's common sense if you know about the market. --G&CP (talk) 23:22, 12 February 2015 (UTC)
Perhaps I should add more references that prove this point? (that way the information would be more reliable since there are several sources claiming that point). I'll do whatever I can to make sure these information are mentioned. --G&CP (talk) 23:22, 12 February 2015 (UTC)
@G&CP: Hey there. So are you saying that you didn't read any of the exhaustive summary explanations given to you (including some step by step long ago), nor the exhaustive set of links to policy pages given to you? Or are you saying that you did read them several times (because they are hard at first, for everyone) and you still didn't understand them? Let me know, including what you specifically don't understand, and I'll be glad to walk you through it. The specific point you just raised is explained at WP:RS even if it's not always WP:OR. I don't do this for everyone; only those who have genuine talent and desire to overcome the difficult hurdles involved in encyclopedic contributions. We can tell that you're a good writer and researcher. By the way, I did follow my own advice by taking some of your sources to WP:VGRS and getting some investigated and vetted. Thanks. — Smuckola (Email) (Talk) 23:28, 12 February 2015 (UTC)
Hello. I've taken a quick look at those Wikipedia policy pages. This is what I've understood:
  • Original research refers to information that is not claimed in a reliable source. In my case, the assumptions that I made were actually mentioned from the source(s).
  • Identifying reliable sources mean that the published references will need to be reliable enough. If I add more than one source claiming my assumptions than it should be more reliable right?
  • Neutral point of view is, like its title would suggest. In my case, I wrote in Atari Lynx for instance that it had very good graphics (a positive point) but a weak software library (a negative point). What's not so neutral about that?
  • Peacocks is something I clearly understand and admit that I done wrong. I will make sure that words such as great or award-winning would be referred to the actual source.
I personally believe the Reliable sources and Neutral POV policies can be applied to my given information if there is more than just one source which I added. When there are multiple sources claiming a point, the information is more reliable and neutral. The Peacocks policy is clearly an misunderstanding from me which I know I done wrong. However the original research policy, I don't understand why it has been cased. The information I stated in the article were clearly written in the given source. What's your say to this? --G&CP (talk) 14:32, 13 February 2015 (UTC)