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post #21 of 37
ive currently got 2 sixaxis controllers. so i pretty much definitely wont be going out to buy yet another controller just for rumble support. I mean it would be nice, but hard to justify in my position. Its inevitable that they've discontinued the sixaxis anyway, hardly anyone would buy it now. Its basically like the original PS1 controller after they brought out dualshock 1. It completely disappeared even though it was cheaper.
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I'm gonna just sell my 2 sixaxis controllers in a few days for an okay price, then pick up two DS3 ones on the 15th
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How the hell did I miss that paragraph? Bizarre.
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Does the new Dualshock 3 controllers still have the 6 axies?
    
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Does the new Dualshock 3 controllers still have the 6 axies?
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It'll still have the sixaxis motion sensing.

What he said. It'll still be there because many games use that motion sensing for controls.
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What he said. It'll still be there because many games use that motion sensing for controls.
Well it looks like my first PS3 will be the MGS4 bundle. I just hope the MSRP won't go any higher than $500, and perferably more like $450.
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Well it looks like my first PS3 will be the MGS4 bundle. I just hope the MSRP won't go any higher than $500, and perferably more like $450.
You are going to be sorely disappointed.....An 80 GB PS3 is already 500. Add the game, you are looking at 550, maybe with 15 dolalrs taken off....I expect the MGS4 sku to be 535 USD
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You are going to be sorely disappointed.....An 80 GB PS3 is already 500. Add the game, you are looking at 550, maybe with 15 dolalrs taken off....I expect the MGS4 sku to be 535 USD
I'm gonna go $600 b/c it's a special edition. We should start a betting pool.
    
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post #29 of 37
Sixaxis seemed broken to me and just something they threw in.
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You are going to be sorely disappointed.....An 80 GB PS3 is already 500. Add the game, you are looking at 550, maybe with 15 dolalrs taken off....I expect the MGS4 sku to be 535 USD
The whole point of a bundle is to give the purchaser a game for free, thereby encouraging sales of the console. Considering the current PS3 bundles are $500, I don't see why this would be any different. If they do increase it beyond that already-pricey value, they will lose a lot of business, including mine. MGS4 is going to sell a lot of consoles, so I would hope Sony realizes it would be in their best interest to actually make it a bundle and give the game for free.
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