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The only reason X-Box has better sales. Why? Due to a single phenomena. The same one that propelled PC gaming in the past. The same one that is responsible for the downfall of PC game (sales). Piracy. One can easily tune an X-BOX into running Black market games which can easily be found using a simple search engine.
The 360 is not like the original Xbox. There is so much that Xbox Live offers that is a draw for it. Like know a guy who has like 20 arcade games on his xbox on top of his what 25 Xbox games that he owns.

Piracy on the 360 is very risky because you risk getting banned from xbox live.
    
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Does anyone remember the Sega Dreamcast? i really wanted to try one when it came out, still havent got that chance lol. Was it any good? Why did it vanish into the past?
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Does anyone remember the Sega Dreamcast? i really wanted to try one when it came out, still havent got that chance lol. Was it any good? Why did it vanish into the past?
I still have one that I play occasionally. That system was waaaay ahead of it's time.
-Amazing graphics
-Small size
-Decent game selection
-Internet connectivity

Not quite sure why it went under, but I'm guessing it's because of Sega having money troubles or something along those lines.
    
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All I have to say is this.


PC > All.
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I still have one that I play occasionally. That system was waaaay ahead of it's time.
-Amazing graphics
-Small size
-Decent game selection
-Internet connectivity

Not quite sure why it went under, but I'm guessing it's because of Sega having money troubles or something along those lines.

Sega had always been plagued by bad marketing. Their previous consoles also went under because of it.
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Sega had always been plagued by bad marketing. Their previous consoles also went under because of it.
yeah, trying to extend genesis too far, but cutting support for 32x.....
then playing saturn out........and cutting support for that even more abruptly...
..
then they release DC, an amazing piece of hardware(when it came out) with the cool memorycards and great launch titles............but everyone got screwed over by sega in the past and were waiting for ps2/ enjoying their psx/n64's

i remember being disappointed when i heard that DC"s were being discontinued, because it was the "cool technology" at the time and i really wanted one.

at least sega's not doing bad as a developer

EDIT: virtua cop 2 on sega saturn was AWESOME

/quote
.........mortal combat on the sega genesis is the greatest videogame ever..............
.........i disagree, although it is a very good game, i think Donkey Kong is the best game ever.
.........Donkey Kong SUCKS...
.........you know something.............YOU SUCK....
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I still have one that I play occasionally. That system was waaaay ahead of it's time.
-Amazing graphics
-Small size
-Decent game selection
-Internet connectivity

Not quite sure why it went under, but I'm guessing it's because of Sega having money troubles or something along those lines.

Lack up devs for it. Once the PS2 hit with all of it's devs, it blew the Dreamcast out of the water.

Shenmue has to be one of the greatest games known to man kind, and many have not played it. There would be no such thing as quicktime events if it wasn't for Shenmue. And to this day, no game has done quicktime events as good as Shenmue. RE4 did it OK compared to all other games like clive Barker's Jericho.
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this 'console war' seems to be more important than the games themselves.. infact its starting to show.. i've seen a dozen articles like this with "Wii" or "PS3" tagged to them. It never ends.. and the fact that there are so many 'fanboys' defending each consoles means that everyone is happy with what they've got. So why dont we just get on with the gaming, yes?
Because consoles suck.. you buy them and get about 3 really good games worth buying during the lifespan of the system. Thats why i stopped buying them and just play my friends .
    
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well keep believing..... just like christians believe in god...

Claim it all day.... but eventually.... we just die.. and the console war still rages on.. lol

The only thing people care about is which system

1. has more games (xbox360)
2. has a better/bigger online community(xbox 360)

Ok, big woop.... the ps3 bas bluray... BLURAY prices are dropping dramatically... there are even talks that a Bluray peripheral will be added to the xbox 360..

THESE ARGUMENTS ARE MOOT ... THE 360 has already won

jesus H.
Whats wrong with god? I belive in god, bashing a 2000 year old culture and religion takes some guts man, especialy when you have nothing backing you up. And by refering to "god" you are bashing every religion that ever existed and that exists now, along with everyone who belongs to them.

Shame on you.
    
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Whats wrong with god? I belive in god, bashing a 2000 year old culture and religion takes some guts man, especialy when you have nothing backing you up. And by refering to "god" you are bashing every religion that ever existed and that exists now, along with everyone who belongs to them.

Shame on you.
Discussing religion in any form is against TOS. So discussions stop now.
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