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i don't own one and probably never will.. I'm just wondering.... well, maybe i'll only get it when the remake of FF7 comes out for it..other than that... consoles are long dead in my book...not that consoles r bad. i think i've owned just about every consoles out there except xbox+360 and yeah, the ps3..
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You are missing something...I just bought an xbox 360 and it pwns any computer.I used to think like you,but I changed my mind.
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Yeah I'm with Gros. Consoles are great for a wind down from the errors you get on the PC sometimes.
    
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i like playing both. but as far as a ps3 i was just going to get one because the wife was wanting it, but i changed her mind into getting a Wii
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1 game and 1 game only.

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Yeah I'm with Gros. Consoles are great for a wind down from the errors you get on the PC sometimes.
i'm still not convinced.. i've had some errors with pc games, but never had trouble fixing them.. plus you can do a lot more with pc games..

i remember... the matrix 2 or some part for ps2 had a bug and never got it fixed....

I don't think I'm gonna switch back to consoles anytime soon as far as with gaming goes.....
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Yeah, but with consoles there's no margin for error. If you buy a top of the range PC game that your PC runs sucky (I have no example, sorry.)... And you get like 10 FPS on it and really rubbish graphics.

Then the same game comes out for the 360 - you are guaranteed that when you play it for the 360, it'll be up to a smooth standard with good FPS, etc.
    
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I love Consoles tbh, no hassle put the disc in and play to your hearts content.

And with 360 they ahve intergrated net play so well that its so easy to just jump into a game with a mate etc.

Bassically a built in Xfire lol.

I would of gone PS3, but the stupid people at Sony decided no to launch in Europe, therefore most of us waiting for PS3 thought screw it and got a 360.

Main reason i got it is because i couldn't wait to play new Tony Hawks, i wasn't waiting for a PS3
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I used to own a 360 and yeah it was pretty sweet so I decided if the 360 was that good I would definitely have to get the PS3. I waited in line for 2 days and it was worth it. lOL!

Basically I just wanted to see the graphics the PS3 is capable of producing. The output is definitely remarkable at 1080p (especially on Sony's equivalent of Gears of War- R:FoM) and I was surprised there were no overheating or freezing problems with mine.

I played the PS3 (I beat R:FoM, CoD:3, and M:UA) within a few days and it was pretty fun however I saw the deals for boxing day on some of the Canadian computer sites and I decided I would buy the rig I have in my sig because I am more of a computer person and I can't live without comp. games.

I had to return the PS3 to help pay for my rig but after playing it at 1080p I couldn't go back to 360. It was like going from PS2 to N64, so I sold my 360 and I am going to be buying the display in my sig rig.
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Come on, guys. He didn't ask whether consoles were better than PCs. He asked why people were buying their PS3s. Keep it on topic.

Personally, I will be buying my PS3 for FF13. And even then, the price will have to come down significantly for me to actually pull the trigger. (Frankly, I'm somewhat hopeful that Square realizes that exclusivity with Sony is not a good thing anymore and ports FF13 to the X360.)
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