On this, the day of PS3's release, I bought...

Discussion in 'Video Games and Technology' started by Nightrain, Nov 17, 2006.

  1. Nightrain

    Nightrain Senior Villain

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    ...a 360!

    What a twist!

    Target has a thing ending tomorrow where you get a $50 gift card for the system and $10 for Gears of War, so I bought all that plus WWE 2007 and a wireless adapter. Hooray for protesting against one corporation by supporting another!(actually I just wanted to play WWE online.)
     
  2. Gigatron_2005

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    From what I hear, the 360 is superior to the PS3 at this point anyway. Plus you get to play Gears of War! You can buy a Wii and 360 for the same price (retail) that you put down for a PS3. Good call.

    Love the sig too.:D 
     
  4. Nightrain

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    :lolol 

    And I do very much still plan to buy Wii :D 
     
  5. Eric

    Eric RIP AND TEAR!!!

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    Congrats on the Xbox 360! :thumb 
     
  6. misterd

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    Define "superior"?

    As a matter of personal preference, that's impossible to define.

    In terms of games, pretty much the 360 has it, but that is a very fluid situation that can easily change in a few months.

    In terms of console power, the PS3 is definately the most powerful of the next gen systems.

    In terms of dollar value, it has to go to the 360, unless you really want a BluRay player, in which case it shifts back to the PS3.
     
  7. Seth Buzzard

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    Welcome to the fold.
     
  8. Nightrain

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    Try this.

    I can walk into a store and buy 360.
     
  9. Gigatron_2005

    Gigatron_2005 President of Calendars

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    Not really... from what I understand PS3's Achilles heal is a lack of RAM compared to the 360, and a lack of cache on the cores of the cell processor. From what I remember, people who develop for both systems say that each platform has its ups and downs, but in the end they pretty much cancel each other out and end up looking about the same graphically. Neither of those two systems are substantially more powerful than the other.
     
  10. ChldsPlay

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    I thought I saw somewhere where Amazon.com was going to have a special on 360 cores for $100.
     
  11. Mega Convoy

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    That's a maybe at this point. They're voting on it. But does seem likely.

    Some of the PS3's early specs are being found to be false. It's a much overhyped system that is riding on the success and name of the Sony Playstation. You're paying $600 for the Sony name, a PS2 with a bigger processor, and a Bluray player. And that's IF you can find one. My local stores had a 48 hour layover and people were STILL turned away. Don't know about you, but if I had to wait in line for 48 hours for just the CHANCE I'd get something and was turned down, that would be enough to turn me off the product.
     
  12. Venksta

    Venksta Render Project Creations TFW2005 Supporter

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    FutureShop(canadian version of BestBuy) is having a crazy deal on the 360.

    For $499.99 Canadian, you get

    - regular 360
    - Ghost Recon
    - Xbox Live Arcade Unplugged
    - 20 GB Harddrive
    - Wireless controller
    - Ridge Racer 6
    - Gears of War

    All that is included in the bundle for $499.99 canadian. And if their out of stock, they'll give you a free $30 gift card.
     
  13. Menasor

    Menasor Jibba Jabberin' Automod

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    That FS deal is great but makes me wish we had waited an extra year for the 360,lol
     
  14. ambushbug74

    ambushbug74 Stroke me, Stroke me! TFW2005 Supporter

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    One of us! One of us!
     
  15. Chaos Muffin

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    Congrats, the 360 is a blast.

    Soon I'll own all 3 systems and all the fanboys for each can blow me
     

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