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i look at my PC and wonder...why bother with a console!

(had plenty of consoles in the past...NES, megadrive, PS1, PS2) but just cba with them now. a nice rig, decent net connection, keyboard and mouse is where its at.
I enjoy pc gaming also but there are just to many games that either do not come out on pc or get terribly ported. I love gaming so i like to have all bases covered....not including Wii.
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post #102 of 148
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Again how is it overpriced? Do you consider the cost to develop and manufactor the product?If you add the price of the new Xbox 360 and a HD DVD player addon you pay more than for a PS3. Basically you pay for what you get. PS3 is not overpriced. For what it offers the price is more than fair.
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360 Elite /w HDMI + HD-DVD attachment is more then the PS3...

Sony loses alot of money on each PS3 sold, so if anything it is underpriced.
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Either way he is right, bluray is selling better than HD-DVD, which is also real expensive. As to whether or not its overpriced, who's really to say that? All new technology when it comes out is expensive. DVD players used to cost as much. Hell my first CD burner cost over $200 back in the day, and that was a 4x low end model. The PS3 as a bluray player is actually CHEAP.
Listen...I dont care about Blu Ray or HD DVD. All I care about is a damn game console. And so do 99% of the other people who buy consoles.
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how can you guys say that the PS2 beat the Xbox? The Xbox had better graphics, games and specs.

It was not adopted right off the bat....but the Xbox WAS much better than the PS2...like it or not.
The Xbox was better but the PS2 still sold more.
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Put me in the one percent category, and most of the people I know (personally) with PS3's or XboX360's... cause they all have HD-DVD add-ons or partially bought the PS3 early for Blu Ray capabilities.

It's kinda beating a dead horse, though, because nobody will know til it dies or rises.
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Jeremy, You realize how much a next-gen game requires in terms of space? Even the launch titles of the 360 had a very hard time getting the game on 1 DVD.

Most newer games are on 2 DVDs (PC Games). I'm betting in 2 years from now, most 360 games will require you to switch DVDs while playing. While its not a big deal for linear games, its a huge deal for open-world games. You'd have to switch your DVD everytime you want to travel to a new town that is across the map.

I think Sony's move to use Blu-Ray really is a good one, because it allows for SO much more space and texture data then a standard DVD can allow.

I've stated on the forum about 4 times now that the 360 Version of GTA4 is LIMITED because they will not be able to fit the entire game onto a standard DVD. I'm not just making this up, this was actually stated in a interview about the game.
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Jeremy, You realize how much a next-gen game requires in terms of space? Even the launch titles of the 360 had a very hard time getting the game on 1 DVD.

Most newer games are on 2 DVDs (PC Games). I'm betting in 2 years from now, most 360 games will require you to switch DVDs while playing. While its not a big deal for linear games, its a huge deal for open-world games. You'd have to switch your DVD everytime you want to travel to a new town that is across the map.

I think Sony's move to use Blu-Ray really is a good one, because it allows for SO much more space and texture data then a standard DVD can allow.

I've stated on the forum about 4 times now that the 360 Version of GTA4 is LIMITED because they will not be able to fit the entire game onto a standard DVD. I'm not just making this up, this was actually stated in a interview about the game.
Sorry...read the Media section: http://www.overclock.net/video-games...ps3-guide.html
Debunked. Challenge Goat to it if youd like but I think he knows what hes talking about more than you do.

And Ive never seen a PC game besides FSX that took more than 1 DVD. So no...most PC games are still on 1 DVD. Theyre lying about GTA IV unless its video content.
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It's more-than-likely video content. I can't see how it's possible otherwise.
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From what i read GoW Took up an entire DvD9 disc. WE all know how short that games was. Is it really impossible to invision a game with same video quality but 3x more content?

I also remember reading on gamespot.com that the level of video compression used today still cannot beat uncompressed streaming video.
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Not even video quality. I think its just due to just poor coding, that a game requires so much storage. But then again, I mentioned it before in another thread.
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post #109 of 148
even with a 100$ pricecut its still 300$ too expensive XD

I dont think Ive ever spent more than $250 on a gaming console. Nor do I think I ever will.
    
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What the hell does a bank know about game consoles? Thats what I want to know...
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