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Well I just got a PS3. I was doing a lot of work for my dads soccer team (which I'm in) which includes calling the players, bringing them to play, scouting for other players, etc. And my dad rewarded me half the amount of the PS3 and my brother covered the other half with his money. Even though I have a X360 (It's in repair for the 2nd Time ) The PS3 is pretty awesome. But I don't have a HDTV to put it on. I just want to know what are some things I should know about the PS3. Also what are some good games? Thanks.
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You have a 360 and PS3 and you dont have an HDTV. Wow what a waste of $1000. No offense lol but you realllyy need a HDTV, it looks SO much better
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You have a 360 and PS3 and you dont have an HDTV. Wow what a waste of $1000. No offense lol but you realllyy need a HDTV, it looks SO much better
lol I have a VGA HD cable (X360) for my Monitor! It looks really nice on 720P But I'm gonna wait for a release of a VGA HD cable for the PS3.
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Well from what I hear the PS3 isn't that good on standard definition TVs. I hear the 360 provides better quality on standard definition.

I have the 360, PS3, and Wii hooked up to my 1080p LCD, and I honestly prefer my 360 over all the others.

So far almost all games out have better frames and graphics on the 360 (minus oblivion). Basically because the 360 came out 1 year before the PS3, so they are more optimized.

However this SHOULD change in the future, but currently I've found no use for my PS3 other than a blu-ray player, and playing God of War 1 and 2 (PS2 games).

Assassin's Creed is only going to be 1080i on the PS3, and 1080p on the 360. And its rumored the GTA4 will have expansions though XBOX live while the PS3 won't. Makes me VERY sad because I bought my PS3 for GTA.

HOWEVER, there are some exlcusive games coming out on the PS3 that look promising, and I think the PS3 will make a come back.

I'm not a fanboy, I own all the systems, Just stating my opinions, what i've tested, and what i've heard. So please don't flame me or turn the thread into a fan war.

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You have a 360 and PS3 and you dont have an HDTV. Wow what a waste of $1000. No offense lol but you realllyy need a HDTV, it looks SO much better
Not to be rude, but I feel the same way as Kris. The 360 and PS3 just arn't that impressive without a HDTV. That should be on your next "to-get" list
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
Well from what I hear the PS3 isn't that good on standard definition TVs. I hear the 360 provides better quality on standard definition.

I have the 360, PS3, and Wii hooked up to my 1080p LCD, and I honestly prefer my 360 over all the others.

So far almost all games out have better frames and graphics on the 360 (minus oblivion). Basically because the 360 came out 1 year before the PS3, so they are more optimized.

However this SHOULD change in the future, but currently I've found no use for my PS3 other than a blu-ray player, and playing God of War 1 and 2 (PS2 games).

Assassin's Creed is only going to be 1080i on the PS3, and 1080p on the 360. And its rumored the GTA4 will have expansions though XBOX live while the PS3 won't. Makes me VERY sad because I bought my PS3 for GTA.

HOWEVER, there are some exlcusive games coming out on the PS3 that look promising, and I think the PS3 will make a come back.

I'm not a fanboy, I own all the systems, Just stating my opinions and what i've heard. So please don't flame me or turn the thread into a fan war.



Not to be rude, but I feel the same way as Kris. The 360 and PS3 just arn't that impressive without a HDTV. That should be on your next "to-get" list

Agreed, PS3 blows on standard definition. Hooked it up to see what it looks like and it's horrendous...360 looks better on standard.

PS3 games are starting to look better, just like 360 games took a little while too.

I've heard that PS3 will have it's own expansions as well for GTA4...I guess we will find out though.
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The game that really amuses me on PS3 is Killzone 2. Is there even any news on the release date?
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The game that really amuses me on PS3 is Killzone 2. Is there even any news on the release date?
Estimated release date is 02/01/08 for Killzone 2. Its just a estimate and will most likely be a couple months later than that, if not more.
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:/ Well is there any other games out there for PS3 that I should know about? Excluding: MGS4, Killzone 2, and Lair
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:/ Well is there any other games out there for PS3 that I should know about? Excluding: MGS4, Killzone 2, and Lair
Assassin's Creed looks simply awesome.
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