Your new iPod allows me to listen to music. It allows me to watch video. However, you somehow thought my love for video games would be satiated with solitare and "bricks."
Oh sure, I could buy a Sony PSP and watch video, play music, and play real video games. BUT, the PSP doesn't have a 40 gig harddrive in it where I can store a huge library of these things. I have to carry around and swap in and out memory sticks.
More importantly, let us visit this concept of "podcasting." Your new iPod Video allows me to subscribe to audio and video podcasts. I can explore a myriad, a veritable mire, of sources of these media and then automagically fill my iPod with hours of content for me to enjoy. Or rather, stare at and consume like a zombie sheep.
But don't worry! Solitare is still there to break the monotany.
Seriously you geniuses, you really dropped the ball on this one. It doesn't take but an idiot (see: author) to realise people want to play video games, and that you should be podcasting video games as well.
No, really. Think about it. Not only could I then "subscribe" to – but really just download once – Doom 2, Tetris, GTA, and whatever the hell else kids are playing these days, and play them on my iPod Video(games)... but, I could also actually subscribe to a developer's videogame channel and get any new games they are working on or they've finished. OR, once I've got Doom 2 or Mario or Zelda Dungeons on my iPod Video(games), I could subscribe to a Levels channel for these games and get new levels/boards/what-have-you for these games each and every day.
This is teh best idea EVAR! You know it, I know it, everybody knows it. I refuse to buy your iCrap until you implement this.
not TKwong (guest)
And people ask me why I don't like iPods.
I actually like changing storage devices. I also like my music to sound like music, which is why I'm probably going to break down and buy a new MD recorder. *Sigh*
I fricken TOLD you Apple dropped the ball:
Theres a reason Ipods dont have video games. Ipod triggers a higher audiance. If you want a small potable gaming situation, buy a Gameboy Micro. Smaller than Ipod, and you can game all you want. Be happy Ipod has videos now, dont push it to games...
Why, why should I be happy with it? Why shouldn't I push it? What's wrong with demanding more.