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Old 02-15-07, 11:38 AM   #1
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I have never owned a console system till my mom gifted us a wii this christmas. But it looks more fun for the kids and my wife. I need something more meaty. I also watch a lot of movies on my HE system. Which would be a good console to get. I wouldnt have bothered with any but I am kinda growing out of PC games, theres nothing new other than uber graphics and even that needs you to keep up-to-date with the latest graphics card. Gone seems to be the days when it was all abt gameplay, and graphics and sound only complemented the experience, not the other way around.
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Old 02-15-07, 12:12 PM   #2
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Old 02-15-07, 12:20 PM   #3
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his post is so biased it isn't even funny.

Here is an unbiased recommendation:
-Research BOTH systems.
-Which High Def format wins is still up in the air. You are better off getting a stand alone player that plays both formats if you don't have a bias for one camp. Personally I am against Blu-Ray because the lack of coherent standards on the quality of the releases, and I hear that the menu system is behind what HD-DVD has.
-Know what type of games you like to play.
-Figure out what kind of games each system will get.
-Buy system that fits that

Now MS will cater to the ex PC gamer far better than Sony can because PC gamers tend to be the action FPS/ blow **** up type games. If you like American style games, the 360 is the way to go. The 360 will also have the better and more complete Online system with XboxLive.

Sony will have better Asian style game support with all the odd RPG's and what not, however some of the bigger guns like Square will not stay Sony exclusive, so who knows. Sony also has the metal Gear Solid games.
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Old 02-15-07, 12:34 PM   #4
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Get a Mac

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Old 02-15-07, 12:43 PM   #5
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#1 360 has much better games than PS3 at the moment
#2 PS3 is a waste of money
#3 you mention that "gone are the days with good gameplay where gfx/sound complemented good gameplay". This contradicts your whole post. The WII is just that. Good gameplay, not the best gfx/sound, but still acceptable. I'm a PC and Xbox fan, and I was skeptical about the Wii, but even I find it really nice and I'll probably get one soon. I don't understand what you don't like about the Wii?
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Old 02-15-07, 12:49 PM   #6
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#2 PS3 is a waste of money
Thats your opinion but im sure many PS3 owners would argue that point. I personally am loving my PS3, sure I think the X360 is better now but I think in the long run when the 1st party developers start releasing more things on the PS3 it will have superior titles.

As for me, I would recommend the X360 if you want to game but if you also care about nextgen videoplayer then the PS3 is the one to go with. It might lack in game titles but in movie titles I think Blu-Ray has a better lineup of titles being released, in my opinion.
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cause macs are rocking game machines.... WTH?
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oh, and the PS3 the better system in the long run is again bias. If you like the games the PS3 has, then sure. To me the PS3 is a waste of my money that can be better spent other places. Thats MY OPINION.
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cause macs are rocking game machines.... WTH?
Meh, it was the only thing no one had suggested. Someone else already stole my fanboy rant, I had to fanboy something...

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*puts flame thrower away*

I know, just had to point it out to make sure people see the bias back and forth so they know what to take with a grain of salt and what not.
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If you are into PC games, get a 360. All the PC games of the past, the FPS' for example, they are all prioritized for consoles now-days. 360 gets all those type of games, and a rpg here and there for variety. Rainbow Six's, Gears of War, Ghost Recon, all of those games would have been only on the PC before, but are now prioritized for the 360.

The PS3 has a bunch of japanese stuff. The only series I envy from Sony is God of War. Anything that the Playstation might have had advantage over the Xbox before, is now gonna be coming to both systems.

And the 360 has a better controller.
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Jakelong you need to put more question marks in your question posts

To be helpful, I suggest you think of things this way.
When it comes to movies, the battle for HD-DVD or Blueray dominance still has not finished. However LG? is bringing out a dual player later this year. Your best bet right now is to stick with plain DVD's.
When it comes to consoles, forget about which console is which. It really doesn't matter. Go out and research some games, and see which ones you like or think you will like. Then choose the console that has the games you want to play.
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