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The main reason was to sell the POS and make 1K.
     
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My girlfriends parents bought me one (and two games, HDMI, 3 controllers for her brother-in-laws), didn't ask for it, but Ill take it =).
    
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***!! Can I have your girlfriend please? :|

If not, can I have her parents?!
    
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post #14 of 46
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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.
Resistance Fall of Man does not support 1080P. Also a recent update over Xbox Live enabled the Xbox 360 to play games at 1080P.

I am going to be buying a PS3 because of the exclusive titles. Metal Gear Solid 4 and Final Fantasy XIII are to tempting to pass up.
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post #15 of 46
Lol,

Yeah man, since this forum is relatively anonymous, let me tell you I felt VERY out of place getting it. I opened up a bag and it had two games, R:FoM and Marvel Alliance in it. I was like "***? I dont have a PS3". Then....yeah, big box came and there it was (20Gig version, if that makes you feel any better).

Just works out that the family just bought a 52" DLP HDTV (Samsung) so they wanted a DVD player, too (and thought the PS3 would work nicely).

I also got a Coach wallet and Coach portfolio, and a 50 dollar Best Buy giftcard.....and 6 pairs of socks (?).


EDIT: Nevermind, I found on insomniacs site that 1080P isn't "true". W/e, it looks like fsking SEX on that TV man.
    
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post #16 of 46
I bought the ps3 for a few reasons...

A) xbox 360 controllers suck
B) kind of a sony fan boy over microsoft.. I mean sony makes mistakes, but their up against microsoft. Thats like putting a UFC fighter in a cage with a blind-folded midgit (ofcourse the midgit will win j/k)
C) Better titles (to my liking) coming for ps3 and games like Project 8 (which I must say is addicting) is native to ps3 as it was developed completly on ps3 the ported out.

Probably more reasons if I tried to think about them but since its Jan 1st, my minds not exactly working up to snuff.

And as for the people that say "Oh well xbox 360 has better gfx than ps3 at the moment." well ps3 was just released and 360's got a year under its belt now. Look at when PS2 came out. The games were pretty garbage gfx and once developers harnessed the ps2 "power" <-- LOL the games were much better gfx'd. Only time will show =D
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i think the main reason people arn't buying ps3's is:
1. 360 beat ps3 to be first next-gen console released
2. all of the controversy and delays have put consumers off
3. the price, everyones like "oh ill wait until the prices go down"
4. The Hype seems to be more around the xbox360 and its titles aka gears and COD3.
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Off topic so sorry but I'm just watching that movie right now stevebaz!
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post #19 of 46
Final Fantasy XIII might be going to the 360 (like the other) so ur getting it just cuz of MGS4?
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I am going to be buying a PS3 because of the exclusive titles. Metal Gear Solid 4 and Final Fantasy XIII are to tempting to pass up.
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xbox 360 controllers suck
in what way? xbox 1 controllers sucked, but the 360's pwns ps3 hollow feeling peice of plastic.
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