Slightly Mad Studios Makes the Mad Box
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Did you hear that Slightly Mad Studios are making their own gaming console?
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Oh, wait... You guys probably have no idea what I'm talking about, do you?

OK, I'll spell the story out for you:

Slightly Mad Studios are the creators of sim racing franchise Project CARS. I haven't played the games, but I hear that they are pretty good racing simulators.
A recent Tweet from CEO Ian Bell has teased the existence of a console platform that they plan to release in a few years - rough estimates at about 2022.
Ian Bell SMS Wrote:What is the Mad Box? It's the most powerful console ever built... It's literally 'Mad'... You want 4k, you want VR at 60FPS? You want a full engine for free to develop your games on it? You have it.
Little else is know at this point, but this is as much as we know.
I got this information from GTPlanet, but there is an exclusive article on Variety on this subject.
Here's the link: click here.

I don't know, guys...
The idea of a game developer studio making their own console sounds like a major risk. And one that could potentially backfire.
We've seen this kind of thing happen before in the past, to disastrous effects. 3DO, anyone?
Plus, a lot of these projects just end up getting cancelled, anyway.

What do you guys, think?
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