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I find no merit in the claims that Xbox Live's online play is any better than PSN. It all depends on your internet and the game's servers/P2P system. What's in between doesn't really affect gameplay. The 360 does have a better friend system. more "centralized" online system, which is really a double edged sword. If you don't have Xbox Live Gold, there's very little you can do online.

I say there's not enough difference between the two to say that one is objectively better than the other. It really mostly depends on what your friends play and which exclusives you like more. I chose the PS3 because of the great exclusives and fun PSN games, along with the whole Blu-Ray incentive. Probably the biggest reason was because my friends play on it. I also like the controller more. If you feel differently, go ahead and get a 360. There's a myriad of reasons to get either of them.
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Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz View Post
This has gotta be the crappiest thread I've ever seen on OCN
I know.
After playing Left For Dead 2 at 1600P maxed its very hard for me to play with friends on a console. I suffer through it.

Plus you can get a USB Xbox 360 controller, I have one and it works like a charm if you prefer that route. Don't see why when a mouse and keyboard rape a controller.
But it even works with Crysis 1.

I do like my 360 though. Great for Netflix and brand games like Halo, Gears Of War etc...
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Xbox 360 is the only way to go for the first console. So many exclusive games as well as cross platform games as well.
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This:


Still has many of the greatest games ever made.
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If you want GT5, Uncharted series or Infamous series, and the upcoming FF Vs 13, then go with the PS3. Otherwise go with the 360, it's cheaper.
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post #96 of 134
Really? We got everything screwed up in consoles. Xbox 360 by far though.
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I just picked up an Xbox 360 today.

20GB HDD, Console itself, Power cord/brick, HDTV cords, and 3 external exhaust fans for $25. =]

First game I'm picking up is Red Dead Redemption. Thank you all for your help on this decision.

I'll be going through and adding rep to those I found helpful.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jaguarbamf View Post
I just picked up an Xbox 360 today.

20GB HDD, Console itself, Power cord/brick, HDTV cords, and 3 external exhaust fans for $25. =]

First game I'm picking up is Red Dead Redemption. Thank you all for your help on this decision.

I'll be going through and adding rep to those I found helpful.
Why only a 20gb HDD?
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360 has XBox Live, making it IMO the best console. They screw you by making you pay for basically using the internet, but it's so popular and useful they know it's worth it.
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Why only a 20gb HDD?
I don't see why I would need much more than 20GB when I have all of my music/videos/pictures on my Zune.
    
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