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If i wasn't 13,000 in debt because of school, I would get it!
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If i wasn't 13,000 in debt because of school, I would get it!
Thats the biggest warning against college i have ever seen... Even if unintentional.
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One could argue that Sony got screwed since MSFT stole exclusivity from them and slapped them in the face with exclusive episodic content..but thats just me.
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how does this screw microsoft?

You aren't going to buy a PS3 because it comes with GTA.
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Originally Posted by ElMikeTheMike View Post
The article seems a little over-the-top/dramatic, but it's interesting nonetheless.

I don't know why Sony would release this abroad only, as the PS3 trounces the 360 everywhere but the US.
What is your definition of trounce? 360 is: Still leading in US sales; Still leading in PAL sales and is still leading in Aussie sales The only place were its not ahead is Japan and on average, the PS3 only sales about 9000 more units each week which given its 7 million console lead, its minuscule
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What is your definition of trounce? 360 is: Still leading in US sales; Still leading in PAL sales and is still leading in Aussie sales The only place were its not ahead is Japan and on average, the PS3 only sales about 9000 more units each week which given its 7 million console lead, its minuscule
Ignore him. He seems to be more interested in the per Week sales, thinking they are going to stay up forever, or long enough to trounce the Xbox360.

As for this, the bundle deal sounds awesome. But the problem is, it does not mean trouble for the Xbox360 or MS, I don't see how.

And for those complaining about upgrading to play games on a PC: Learn to be a cautious buyer then. Don't just buy top notch hardware at top notch prices without waiting a tad bit, cause anything little better can come out afterwards for cheaper. And you do not have to upgrade your computer for every game, it is just crysis.
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how does this screw microsoft?

You aren't going to buy a PS3 because it comes with GTA.
I didn't think it was the best title either, but I was too lazy to figure out a better one.

But it implies that Rockstar and Sony had cut a deal for this bundle that SHOULD work to massively improve Sony's sales.
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Put it this way their Sony Xplode Car Audio actually does, not to mention multiple TVs, but were off topic
sony car audio is total crap if you bought it you deserved what you got.
    
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One could argue that Sony got screwed since MSFT stole exclusivity from them and slapped them in the face with exclusive episodic content..but thats just me.
Considering the deal MS made only covered the 4 episodes that were already developed, and the deal does not prevent them from developing NEW episodes and releasing them on PSN it was a pretty bum deal for MS.
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also i remember reading that sony didn't really fight for the exclusive content because rockstar agreed to make there next series playstation only. I don't remember where i read it but i read it in more then one place. I also doubt this was any deal between rockstar and sony really sony probably lowered the costs again and instead of dropping the price are offering this deal for a while then they will lower prices again after. Now that last bit was speculation but to me it makes sense . Another thing is that i dont think most people are going to turn around and buy the extra content right away. Its gonna be something they do once they complete the game or atlest most of it. With this said i think by that time something else will come out for the playstation like mgs4.
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