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Originally Posted by HrnyGoat View Post
Sony has become just like EA. Release a half-finished product and then try to fix it with an endless series of patches that only make matters worse.
Exactly. As I said before, it's all for the money.

They don't care about the product as much as they care about the money they get for it.
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EA was good.......back in 96 , now they just dont care.

Hey, guess what people, that $600 is NOT ****ING FLUFF. Even with a price-tag like that, they're still losing $150 to 200 on every console sold! Its not that high because they feel like it.... Just imagine, the power of the PS3. People spend 5K on a computer that still cant play like a PS3 can... get it together people.

And dont give me crap about a PS3 not being a computer. Linux and other OS projects are pushed for these consoles, because they're so powerful it only makes sense to utilize the power.
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EA was good.......back in 96 , now they just dont care.

Hey, guess what people, that $600 is NOT ****ING FLUFF. Even with a price-tag like that, they're still losing $150 to 200 on every console sold! Its not that high because they feel like it.... Just imagine, the power of the PS3. People spend 5K on a computer that still cant play like a PS3 can... get it together people.

And dont give me crap about a PS3 not being a computer. Linux and other OS projects are pushed for these consoles, because they're so powerful it only makes sense to utilize the power.
I absolutely understand that, but my gripe (if you will) is that it's ONLY for playing games. Regardless of how much you spend on a PC, I still think that when you get a PS3 you're wasting your money... First you buy the console... $650, then you buy a game... $65, then you buy another controller for your friend... ~$70, then you pass that game and then you want another one... $65, in a month you've spent ~$850 on a console, 2 controllers, and 2 games.

Not to mention that you can't replace the battery pack on the PS3 controller so if anything is wrong with the controller... Bye ~$70, so there $920 within a month. ALSO, I played PS3 at EB Games and it's having the same problems XBOX360 had with the constant shut offs. It's ridiculous to pay that much money for something that has as many problems as that console has.
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post #14 of 25
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Sony has become just like EA. Release a half-finished product and then try to fix it with an endless series of patches that only make matters worse.
Oh man dont get me started on EA OR SORNY...

    
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post #15 of 25
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I absolutely understand that, but my gripe (if you will) is that it's ONLY for playing games. Regardless of how much you spend on a PC, I still think that when you get a PS3 you're wasting your money... First you buy the console... $650, then you buy a game... $65, then you buy another controller for your friend... ~$70, then you pass that game and then you want another one... $65, in a month you've spent ~$850 on a console, 2 controllers, and 2 games.

Not to mention that you can't replace the battery pack on the PS3 controller so if anything is wrong with the controller... Bye ~$70, so there $920 within a month. ALSO, I played PS3 at EB Games and it's having the same problems XBOX360 had with the constant shut offs. It's ridiculous to pay that much money for something that has as many problems as that console has.
...but it's not just for playing games...and you got many arguments in your rant wrong.

1) The PS3 is supposed to become an entertainment hub. It has many Hi-Def playback features, so can save you wads of cash if you have an HDTV that needs a player.
2) PS3 games will cost between $80-$90.
3) Battery pack is 100% replaceable.
4) Having 200 computers and 200 people in a room is bad for overheating. This console is supposed to run silent and cool, at least in peoples' homes.

I don't plan on picking one up...but if I had some PS2 games I might consider it.
     
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Jeez guys, you see Sony and go OMG SONY SUX.

I think there's less Xbox games working on Xbox 360 then Sony has which don't work. 196 out of how many? 10,000?
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post #17 of 25
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...but it's not just for playing games...and you got many arguments in your rant wrong.

1) The PS3 is supposed to become an entertainment hub. It has many Hi-Def playback features, so can save you wads of cash if you have an HDTV that needs a player.
2) PS3 games will cost between $80-$90.
3) Battery pack is 100% replaceable.
4) Having 200 computers and 200 people in a room is bad for overheating. This console is supposed to run silent and cool, at least in peoples' homes.

I don't plan on picking one up...but if I had some PS2 games I might consider it.
RE: 1) How much are Blu-Ray dvd's going to cost?
RE: 2) Umm.. Ok, is that in your favor? I don't understand how that helped justify anything.
RE: 3) Ok, I didn't read anything on the controller since I saw an article on that.
RE: 4) There was a manager, a coworker, 4 guys and me in there.
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Having 200 computers and 200 people in a room is bad for overheating. This console is supposed to run silent and cool, at least in peoples' homes.
The thing is though, if a human can withstand the heat, shouldnt a gaming console be able to as well? I dont see my computer crashing and rebooting everytime it gets above 90F in my room - and it frequently does in the summer.
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I never noticed that with the PS2 O_o
Blah I did. Grand Tismo did it a few times, Some levels would take 2 minutes to load just to play. Some parts where chopy when racing and sometimes when you eject the C.D while playing, The game would be runing still untill the race was done than it would freez
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Sony thinks they are god and personally i don't think i'll ever buy another sony console
they are too expensive and not anywhere near worth the money
Nintendo all the way
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