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Thats the biggest warning against college i have ever seen... Even if unintentional.
Yeah, but you make so much money when you get out. It's much better than not going.
    
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Whatever, just release the game already.
ON PC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Yeah, but you make so much money when you get out. It's much better than not going.
yeah, well that depends. i got a degree in computer science last may and STILL can't find a computer job. the midwest IT market just sucks lol

as for the article, if this is true, this is when i'll be buying a PS3. i've already been wanting one for so long, now this will determine when
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yeah, well that depends. i got a degree in computer science last may and STILL can't find a computer job. the midwest IT market just sucks lol

as for the article, if this is true, this is when i'll be buying a PS3. i've already been wanting one for so long, now this will determine when
Wow, that sucks. I guess I got lucky because I'm guaranteed a job with Cisco when I graduate, if I want it (internship this summer ---> job offer at end of summer). Although I'm probably going for a Ph.D., so it'll be at least 6 years before I'm done... (finishing up 3rd undergrad year now). By then, who knows.
    
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What does Microsoft offer By comparison, local retailer Harvey Norman is promoting an Xbox 360 Elite with GTA IV for $698 (it RRPs for $729 without the game). It’s the same price, but of course the Xbox 360 is minus Blu-ray, built-in wireless and, yes we have to say it, reliability. This is the only bundled deal we have found for the Xbox 360 thus far.
I absolutely hate M$ for not including the wire-less adapter. Many people go on about how much cheaper the 360 is but if you want wireless, you'll end up paying a total of a PS3 40GB.
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I prefer the 360 over the PS3 because in my opinion, the 360 has better games and a better online community. Now, thats not to say that the PS3 doesn't have it's fair share of games, but when you compare what the two systems have to offer game wise the 360 edges the PS3 out. I just wish people would stop arguing about what console is better. Seriously, who really gives a **** what company wins? You're not going to get anything out of it so why does it matter. I for one will be buying a PS3 over the summer so that I can have the best of both worlds.
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I prefer the 360 over the PS3 because in my opinion, the 360 has better games and a better online community. Now, thats not to say that the PS3 doesn't have it's fair share of games, but when you compare what the two systems have to offer game wise the 360 edges the PS3 out. I just wish people would stop arguing about what console is better. Seriously, who really gives a **** what company wins? You're not going to get anything out of it so why does it matter. I for one will be buying a PS3 over the summer so that I can have the best of both worlds.
You are the only person who was specifically discussing which console is better.

So, take your own advice buddy.
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I prefer the 360 over the PS3 because in my opinion, the 360 has better games and a better online community. Now, thats not to say that the PS3 doesn't have it's fair share of games, but when you compare what the two systems have to offer game wise the 360 edges the PS3 out. I just wish people would stop arguing about what console is better. Seriously, who really gives a **** what company wins? You're not going to get anything out of it so why does it matter. I for one will be buying a PS3 over the summer so that I can have the best of both worlds.
yeah dude - we're discussing pricing... Not who is better.
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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
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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.
Per week nothing... ps3 has outsold x360 in the U.S. every week, every month since August of last year....
    
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There's a poll online that showed 60% of voters are buying GTAIV for the PS3. Looks like microsoft wasted their money.. or PS2 owners really are loyal to sony. Ive grown used to GTA being on a dualshock controller, and wouldnt really want it any other way.
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