Christmas For Me - Xbox 360 or PS3?

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What should I get?

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Oct 21, 2007
  1. jakeruston
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    Hi,

    I already have a Nintendo Wii and a Nintendo DS (both are brilliant! [​IMG] ) and I was wondering what I should get for christmas.

    Xbox 360
    Very good console, within my budget and I can get quite a few games I like.

    PS3
    Brilliant console, wouldn't be able to get many games at all due to the expensive cost of the console.

    So, which do you think I should get?

    Thanks,
    Jake Ruston,
     


  2. aslacker55

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    I say get a xbox 360. It has a lot of great games and it comes with a 3 year warranty.
     
  3. Sinkhead

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    360 for BioShock and Orange Box and other awesome games

    - Sam
     
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    360!!! Atm P$3 is weak sauce!
     
  5. legendofphil

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    Get 360, but get the premium.

    You could get a PS3 if you like waiting longer for your games.
     
  6. jakeruston
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    Thanks for your input guys, I really appreciate it!

    Keep the votes and posts coming, I'd love to hear your opinions [​IMG]
     
  7. Cairpre

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    360, tons of games and xbox live? Can't beat it.
     
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    Get the 360! Really!

    I got myself a PS3 a while ago and it's a useless piece of crap.
    It appears to have tons of options, but really really pretty useless ones.
    There are no interesting games and the ones that might be interesting are being delayed right into obscurity.
    My brother has the 360 and I've played on it more than I have on my PS3, plus I had so much more fun and so much more impressed.

    I now wish I had bought myself an Xbox. Even though I hate Microsoft. [​IMG]
     
  9. legendofphil

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    I notice that the few people that have voted for the PS3 aren't vocal as to why.
     
  10. ZeWarrior

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    PS3, Sure the Xbox is doing better for now but look at all the great titles coming out in 2008. And if Price is a Factor the 40GB PS3 comes out on October 28th and is only 400$ so you can still get a couple games.
     
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    Well, the 360 has some games with actual solid design, whereas the PS3 has a bunch of hyped and rather badly designed but with compelling story exposition coming out sometime next year. Your choice.
     
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    Xbox360 for sure.

    There are so many awesome games available right now for the 360, wait till the PS3 has more good exclusive games then pick one up.

    I own all 3 consoles now and the 360 gets the most play time.
     
  13. legendofphil

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    We have the 40GB ATM and its price is to be about £300 ($600), where as the core 360 is £180 ($360).
    Plus if you can find them the 60GB is £350 ($700) down from £425 ($850) with 2 games, and in some places 3.
    Even with that price drop its too expensive for most people, its the price we expect to pay at the most for a launch console.
     
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    If you're receiving it as a gift from someone who lives far away,

    PS3

    Don't open the box, sell it as brand new.
    You end up with 360 Pro + CASH

    360 is so affordable anyway
    (I got a PS3 as a gift, and bought 360 with my money. PS3 exclusives are mostly buy if I decide to play them, and multiplatform+360 exclusives go on Verbatim disc)
     
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    The 360 has the games. The PS3 doesn't seem to have the games. What sony are asking for the PS3, I would avoid it. If a few good games come out, then consider getting one. Not at the moment though.
     
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    It's still a big difference from the original price. And now I actually think it's a pretty fair price. And if other people didn't think so the PS3 wouldn't have sold so well when they cut the price.
     
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    I think legendofphil was saying that, while £300 is a pretty good price for PS3, it is still more than a lot of consumers are willing to pay right now. Obviously the PS3 sales jumped when the pricecut was announced, but that just shows how many potential buyers were out there saying "I love playstation, but I'm not paying £425 for it!". £300 was the launch price of PS2 and it should have been the same with PS3.

    Sony should have tried asking the consumers what they want instead of squeezing so much technology into PS3, then trying to convince people that they need it all - average people with an average income are not willing to pay £425 for a games console (blu ray or not).
     
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    That's a null point, the PS3 doesn't have many games anyway. And the games it does have are mostly multiplatform with inferior framerates.


    Seriously, I have experience with both the PS3 and the 360 and the 360 is the clear winner. It's cheaper, has a better controller, much better library of games, multi-platform games perform better on the 360 and the online system is second to none.
     
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    Xbox hands down so many games for it. I have all three consoles and I barely play the wii/ps3. It's all about xbox atm!
     
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    when did the ps3 sell well?

    I'm looking forward to the decent PS3 games coming out in the next couple years but until then I will stay far away.
     

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