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Not crazy.. just stating FACTS.

another fact - 95% of gamers and casuals prefer PS3 to xbox
Sounds made up to me.
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Does any of this matter..?

Who plays either any more.

Are you serious? more than those who are gaming on a PC.
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I've had 2 Xboxes now and could care less because PC games are superior.

And most of your PC games are just souped up console ports, other than that the content is basically the same.
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I really respect PS3. They came out a year later, it was a new hardware even for the developers so it took sometime getting used to, but at the end for me it became the best console in this generation.

 

This being said, They really need to roll out some new consoles in late 2013 or beginning of 2014.

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almost everyone i know has had a ps3 die on them. my cousin's ps3 died two weeks ago, mine sounds like its dying. freezing all the time as well too. dont assume sony is any better at keeping those consoles going.

I have had tons of PS3 failures and problems too. 1st one got YLOD. 2nd had a PSU die. 3rd that I just got has some type of battery issue so I have to reset settings every time I turn it on. Maybe the 4th will hold up. All of my friends have had at least 1 dead PS3. Meanwhile, my original 360 is still going strong. My PS3 has always been used more and for longer games such as JRPGs and Blu-rays.

I called that the PS3 would end up ahead of the 360 in units shipped around 3 years ago on this forum. It took longer than I expected, but the PS3 always sold more globally.
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I have had tons of PS3 failures and problems too. 1st one got YLOD. 2nd had a PSU die. 3rd that I just got has some type of battery issue so I have to reset settings every time I turn it on. Maybe the 4th will hold up. All of my friends have had at least 1 dead PS3. Meanwhile, my original 360 is still going strong. My PS3 has always been used more and for longer games such as JRPGs and Blu-rays.

I called that the PS3 would end up ahead of the 360 in units shipped around 3 years ago on this forum. It took longer than I expected, but the PS3 always sold more globally.

You are in a very small minority. And I mean very small. I have many friends who went through severall 360's, and none that I can think of that has a bad PS3.

Personally I've had great luck with both. The only problems I had spawned from a lightening strike on my home, which fried my 360's power brick, and my PS3's ethernet port. (Everything was on a medium-high end surge protector. Among other things fried were my Wii brick, my Sony 5.1 surround, an AV port on my TV, and any ethernet port connected to my router.) Granted, my current 360 is an Elite, not a first gen.
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Actually for a couple years ms refused to believe the rrod issue existed. Many got told they were sol so they bought a new xbox. Im surprised this is even being discussed since it was a HUGE lawsuit. That lawsuit got the recall to happen, dont you peeps remember anything!?
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I really respect PS3. They came out a year later, it was a new hardware even for the developers so it took sometime getting used to, but at the end for me it became the best console in this generation.

This being said, They really need to roll out some new consoles in late 2013 or beginning of 2014.

Are you joking?

The PS3 is one of the biggest failures for Sony.

Its time for next gen. Thanks for coming PS3
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Dude drop it. It's not this epic failure you would like to think.

Clearly not the powerhouse Sony wanted it to be but not even close to the biggest failure.
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Dude drop it. It's not this epic failure you would like to think.

Clearly not the powerhouse Sony wanted it to be but not even close to the biggest failure.

I think the PS3 had the best hardware out of all the consoles.
It just happened to come last this generation. Its not something I thought off, it happened for real.

It is the biggest failure for Sony. Reason being they barely made any money from it and sold it at a lost most of the time.

This thread is reporting something that came first in a race that ended a while ago. tongue.gif
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Are you joking?

The PS3 is one of the biggest failures for Sony.

Its time for next gen. Thanks for coming PS3

Ironically you are right. But funny enough, that's a pretty nice feat, since both Nintendo and Microsoft have suffered far worse. The only reason the PS3 can really be considered that is because the PSOne and PS2 were SO successful.
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