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post #11 of 23
Hmm FOR ME i really like the xbox (have 2 ps3's and a wii as well) for games since its got a nice controller design (very confortable), i like the online play much better and it has some nice integration with online apps/programs and such.Though got all the systems the first day they came out, for games i ended up using the xbox the most but in overall usage i used the ps3 the most for blu-ray since i started using pc's for games tongue.gif
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Look at each of their signature games. Which ones do you like more? If I was getting a console, it would be the PS3 (Blu-ray, my favorite games, used to the controller). But the 360, without a doubt, kills in the multiplayer arena. But it's limited to DVD/HD-DVD (not important if you have a standalone player, or don't watch HD). This is always a tough question smile.gif
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post #13 of 23
Hook your PC up to the Big A$$ tv. I do every now and then and it fun as hell.
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post #14 of 23
+1 for the X360 having a waaaaaaaaaaay more comfortable controller than the PS3 smile.gif
 
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To me it came down to Uncharted or Halo, And I was picking one around the time the new halo trilogy was announced. So I went xbox just because of that. And i love it, halo is lots of fun, I dont really play BF3 or Cod on PC, so its my fps game. PC is for starcraft and WoW and HoN, oblivion and soon diablo 3, xbox for the rest. Forza 4 is better then GT5 IMO, so another win for xbox. Kinect is real fun every now and then as well.
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post #16 of 23
i have both consoles. if you check my sig. I have a pc, ps3, xbox hooked on my 40" TV

to answer your question imo xbox is better. xbox live is much better than PSN.

although one very good selling point of a ps3 is you can use it as a media center. you can use it to transcode movies, animes to your ps3 from your pc. . perfect for people who doesn't have htpc's

rarely used the consoles. when I got the xbox wireless receiver for my htpc. never touched the consoles again. with the wireless controllers my pc feels like an uber powerful xbox. that's just me though
post #17 of 23
I do not think you can go wrong with either one. As many have mentioned the performance difference in both is slightly noticeable. From reading I know you do not have the budget for both, I have both and really like both systems. Each one has its pros and cons. Now you said you have friends for both the Xbox and PS3. I like what others have said that sticking with your friend is better. Playing CoD, BF3 and other multiplayer games are better with friends, playing solo can get you mad at the amount of trolls and idiots online. Remember games are for fun, play with your friends neither console will disappoint.
post #18 of 23
IMO, PS3 is SUPER GAMING HD, your eyes will open & see everything in details like nude, when you play PS3 HD games, So XB360 is slightly more advance games. For instance, play the dead space 2 comparison on both XB360 & PS3, PS3 is more super HD and close PC graphics than XB360.

I said, it is my truly IMO before your construction criticism. biggrin.gif
Edited by GAMERIG - 12/8/11 at 11:02am
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post #19 of 23
They're so close in terms of performance and visuals the difference is negligable. xbox has a slightly better gpu, ps3 has a slightly better cpu.

They're effectively equal.
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post #20 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by mothrpe View Post

They're so close in terms of performance and visuals the difference is negligable. xbox has a slightly better gpu, ps3 has a slightly better cpu.
They're effectively equal.

Just get the one with the games you're most interested in.

I love ps3 cuz I adore blu ray and not having to pay extra for online, and I like the exclusives.
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