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I'd go with the 360 since hackers seem to hate sony.
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If saving money would be my intent, I'd sell some parts for cheaper equivalents from my PC (your 6950 to a 5770 for example) and then ride the PC until a couple of months after the release of the next generation of consoles, at which point I'd buy a used console. Saved money, boom. Especially because PC games are much cheaper. And get much cheaper much faster.
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Originally Posted by Zackcy View Post
I would just *like* to know exactly why you are doing this? If it's money, you are losing more money selling your PC then you are "saving" by switching over to console games.

Also PC games are FAR cheaper.
I'll be keeping a cheap dual core setup for HL2 and other non-demanding games (mostly pc exclusives). I would rather just get something that I will enjoy more. Don't get me wrong, I love using the PC, but my friends have consoles. Online play is definitely better on them, so I'd like to switch over.

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The games don't really seem cheaper to me most of the time. I can just pick up a used Console game for the same price as a digital copy off of steam.
    
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This has gotta be the crappiest thread I've ever seen on OCN
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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?
PS3. I own a Xbox 360 and honestly, they're crap. My friend has a PS3 and I'd much rather have that.
    
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I'll be keeping a cheap dual core setup for HL2 and other non-demanding games (mostly pc exclusives). I would rather just get something that I will enjoy more. Don't get me wrong, I love using the PC, but my friends have consoles. Online play is definitely better on them, so I'd like to switch over.

EDIT:
The games don't really seem cheaper to me most of the time. I can just pick up a used Console game for the same price as a digital copy off of steam.
Ah, I get ya. You're not leaving, just cutting back.

Don't ever scare us like that again !

, but seriously I would get MVc3 or SS4 (both if ya want). Fighting games are the only thing I play on Xbox. Just wish the cost of arcade sticks haven't gone through the roof.

Oh and Steam sales>all*

*All doesn't not Necessarily mean..............all
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well, this gen of 360 is only halfway through its lifecycle as confirmed by MS, its not gonna suddenly go out like the original xbox.

i just bought the 360 a month ago, and i dont regret it
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I recommend the Atari 2600, very cutting edge tech. Should eat the 360 for lunch!
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PS3. It has the better feature set, and better games IMO.
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The troll is strong in this one...
    
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If you like the XBOX controller why not use this?

Im getting a PS3 in addition to my PC, so yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

http://www.virtualvillage.co.uk/xbox..._medium=shcomp
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