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Pokeman "was" a "fad"? Pokemon still sells a heckuva lot of games. A Wii version was just released. If they sold stock in Pokemon, you'd be a fool not to buy it.
It's still popular, yes. And they're still good games. However, compared to the craziness that was Pokemon in like 2001, it's nothing. I think Wii will go the same way. Ya, it will still sell, and people will still play it, and it'll still be good. I just think it'll lose a lot of its appeal, much like Pokemon, pretty quickly.

And FWIW, I love Pokemon, and I still pick up Ruby and Sapphrie to play every now and then.
    
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post #52 of 61
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I dunno if someone's already said this or not, but you can get a core X360 for $199 on August first...

and the premium for $299. thats a heckuva deal.


I've seen nothing confirming any price cuts. Lots of rumors before E3, but nothing ever materialized. Analysts speculate that a price cut now would undermine the credibility of the system given the new warranty policies spawned from the Red Ring of Death problems.
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post #53 of 61
Some website did a 1 day deal on Black Friday that they had like 100 360s for $100 starting at midnight last year. They sold out in like 5 minutes.
    
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post #54 of 61
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Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
Some website did a 1 day deal on Black Friday that they had like 100 360s for $100 starting at midnight last year. They sold out in like 5 minutes.
It was Amazon.com. They had some other deals as well, I think it was around the December shopping season though

I remember getting stuck behind the traffic and missing the deal

Anyways, no reputable source says there is a 100% chance of a price drop (just rumors)

Back on topic, you made the good choice of getting the Wii IMO. I like the games by Nintendo though so I may be a bit biased (Don't have any 360 games I would buy a system for)
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HDTV = xbox
SDTV = wii

wii is really fun, but in my case its just not cool enough for my nice LCD, it deserves better (360 or ps3)
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post #56 of 61
Xbox 360: Bioshock, Halo 3, Gears of War, GTA IV, etc.

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If your going to have some one to play with . . .get a wii . . Xbox would be better for solo play IMO
How is the Xbox better for "solo" play? There is something called XBOX LIVE...
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Xbox 360: Bioshock, Halo 3, Gears of War, GTA IV, etc.



How is the Xbox better for "solo" play? There is something called XBOX LIVE...

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Im not saying it doesnt. . but considering the younger siblings and the gf I thin the Wii would be a better multiplayer . . . Im saying multiplayer as in the same room also. . .not online. . .both are great consoles IMO

Do you read any of my other posts?????? . . . I was commenting on other people being in the room at the same time. . . solo play meaning being by yourself and not on a split screen.
 
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post #58 of 61
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I've seen nothing confirming any price cuts. Lots of rumors before E3, but nothing ever materialized. Analysts speculate that a price cut now would undermine the credibility of the system given the new warranty policies spawned from the Red Ring of Death problems.
http://www.destructoid.com/blogs/Zer...r--35141.phtml

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that thread was all speculation . . no proof
 
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xbox 360 FTW... wii too boring
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