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post #51 of 407
been hearing the steambox will be around $300 so i'll just get that i guess
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IF the ps4 doesnt have backwards compatibility with the PS3 games ... i wont buy it unless there is a uber game or something at release ... and 400 is a good price , i remember my first ps3 was 600$
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ok, build a computer around 400 dollars, lets see if you can do better.

It's apples to oranges regardless, a PC can and will always offer and do far more than console can ever dream of. Realistically, the only fact I consider when comparing the two is the cost a of a cpu & gpu vs a console, as in all reality thats the only place you spend more to get a better gaming experience ouf of a pc.
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I think the point of a console flies right over peoples heads.

Like seriously, to me it sounds like a car enthusiast. saying he is going to buy a Turbo for his XX Machine instead of buying a DD car. It's like...yea you can do that, but one is meant for practical use....unless you like zooming around wasting gas 24/7 with the kids/gf/wife/friends and all.

I will be buying myself one, I for one love consoles. I get to play video games with my girlfriend and friends casually, and at the same time they work wonderfully as a media station.

I am impressed by people who "purely" game on PC, I have tried for years to convert some of my longest friends to PC gaming but it just doesn't work. It just isn't practical for most of them, and so I always find myself with a console one way or another since it is a way to interact with them at times.

Good job guys, keep it up. thumb.gifwink.gif

I apologize for the bad sentence structure ahead of time, it's been a long day today. I'll fix it later if I remember.
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IF the ps4 doesnt have backwards compatibility with the PS3 games ... i wont buy it unless there is a uber game or something at release ... and 400 is a good price , i remember my first ps3 was 600$

No backwards compatibility, would be impossible to emulate the cell CPU used in the ps3 with the tech they are using in the ps4.
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Wow $400, I think I'll just piece together an HTPC instead.
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No backwards compatibility, would be impossible to emulate the cell CPU used in the ps3 with the tech they are using in the ps4.

OMG .... AGAIN!!!!! ... no sony , just no ... unless they pull a new GT and a new FF and they let me play FFXIV on it too LOL ill be good , Ahh . and metal gear too
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post #58 of 407
Wow, very cheap considering what the PS3 release price was. I'll definitely be picking one of these up. ^_^
post #59 of 407
The PC elitism is getting to redonkulous levels. First of all the rumor about PS4 not playing used games is all speculation and second of all, if you adjust for inflation then the PS4 is the same price if not cheaper than consoles of past. PS3 being an obvious exception. $400 bucks is a deal and I will pick one up for sure.
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No backwards comparability and no used games is a deal breaker. I might eventually pick one up but buying a console this gen is not very enticing to me. New console games that sell well (i,e, the good ones) take forever to come down in price. Every time a steam sale hits, my backlog of games grows bigger for the PC. The odd console exclusive isn't going to be enough to capture $400+ from my wallet. I would much rather spend it upgrading my PC. Maybe if SquareEnix drops a Final Fantasy game that isn't on rails, and a few other major exclusives peak my interest.
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