How the PlayStation 3 Reformed a Pirate

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Terminator02, May 22, 2010.

  1. Terminator02

    Terminator02 ヽ( 。 ヮ゚)ノ

    Apr 10, 2010
    United States
    Somewhere near monkat
    I found this really cool article, just thought I'd share it

    Source (Bitmob)
  2. MarioBrotha

    MarioBrotha GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 21, 2007
    United States
    over there
    Cool story, bro.

    Actual post: Where I used to live (Peru), bootleg PS1 games are about $0.75, and PS2 games are about $1 to $1.50. The reason pirating is a big problem in third-world countries is because there aren't many people to buy actual original copies. And the few actual games that they sold are about $55-$60
  3. GreatCrippler

    GreatCrippler Greatness Fallen

    Mar 27, 2010
    United States
    Grand Junction, Colorado
    Three Years and counting... Bought in October 2007... Is this from the future? Come on. You can tell me.
  4. jan777

    jan777 motion control..? srsly? so 2008. 3DS is teh bombz

    Jan 4, 2008

    im from the Phil's also, but now i am in Canada.

    I, too, also had a PS1. before that, we had this, plug and play device in a shape of a n64 controller that had NES games built in. GunBoy as i remember it. (do a search)
    anyways, yeah, it was about $1 for a CD, back then i didnt know it was pirated. i just thought that was the way its meant to be. I had lots of games, enough to fill a whole cabinet
    and then, it was my birthday, they asked me: waht should we buy you?
    portable dvd player

    which one wold you have picked?
    i picked the GC. why? idk
    But it was a good choice, I was a Mario fan (because of the GunBoy) and playing SMSunshine, SSMM, and some games. since there was no pirated games on the GC before(you know why) i only had 11 games. And I became a Nintendo Fanboy.
    got the DS, then Wii, Then the 360. The 360 was good. better next gen than the wii, and pirated games. but i cant say i am a M$ fanboy. probably cause i got banned from live. tl:dr
    GC was my favorite console.
  5. naglaro00

    naglaro00 Mildly disturbed

    Jun 5, 2009
    Most of us don't have enough money for expensive games
  6. Satangel

    Satangel BEAST

    Nov 27, 2006
    Bruges, Belgium
    Nice read.
    I probably would have bought a 360 if I had the same choice as him.
    50 dollars for games is just too much IMHO, I can't see me buying around 50 titles at that price.
  7. Overlord Nadrian

    Overlord Nadrian Banned

    Jul 28, 2008
    Not even 3 years and the system's already breaking down? And he's nostalgic about it? The guy's mad, I tells ya!