quote: Regardless of the guy being able to tell a story he's more than capable of analyzing the abilities of the consoles.
quote: And I don't see how that qualifies him as some sort of professional console critic.
quote: You don't see how a guy, widely hailed as a genius writing code for PC hardware
quote: Graphic technologies that haven’t really turned out to be very useful.
quote: The games they are used in have been mediocre.
quote: Honestly there's nothing in Carmack's history that tells us we should appeal to him as some ultimate authority on console gaming.
quote: For the unitiated, you may ask why listen to Mr. Carmack. Well, he coded a hardware-optimized build of Wolfenstein 3D for the iPhone in 4 days, when it was estimated to take a full team of programmers two months to perform a basic (unoptimized) port.
quote: he's backing your Lord and Savior Microsoft's console.