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I've decided to sell my gaming PC as I'd rather have a console.

What is the best console to buy at the moment? I've already ruled out the Wii, but the PS3 and the Xbox 360 seem to each have their pros and cons.

Are there any other consoles coming out soon that I should be checking out?
    
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what is this console gaming that you speak of??
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Xbox 360.
If you are willing to wait you can find games at steep discounts at local retailers and even cheaper online ($10~$15). The only caveat is that you have to pay to play online via Xbox Live, but even these cards can be found for cheap on line.

New consoles are at least a year away and will mostly likely cost as much as a decent rig.
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xbox 360,controller feels more natural ,although if you can wait xbox 720 is coming out sometime next year
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This has gotta be the crappiest thread I've ever seen on OCN
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Honestly just get the cheapest one you can find. Although you should lean a little towards the 360 for its online service.

In my opinion what you pay for a new 360/PS3 really doesn't do it any justice for the stuff it has. To date, I own a 360 with a TON of stuff that I got for free from smooth talking, hustling, and just straight up taking advantage of people on craigslist and you can too
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This has gotta be the crappiest thread I've ever seen on OCN
But you're the only one attempting to thread crap. =P
Thanks for your help btw...


Thanks for the responses guys. Does it matter what model 360 I get? I'll probably be modding it.
    
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I'd go with the Xbox 360 unless you need a blu-ray player. XBL is definitely better the PSN. Also the Xbox controller is far superior
Edited by KG363 - 8/8/11 at 9:07pm
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Dude, why is this question is always asked, buy the one with the game you like and want.

Simple as that, look at the game (try them if you can) and buy the console with the game you prefer, nobody can make this chose for you.
    
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get a cheap first-gen 360, and then flash it. I got mine for $60 on craigslist. Even better, you could buy a RROD 360, and then bake it in the oven to fix it! PM me if you need details.
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