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Get Uncharted: Drakes Fortune ASAP!
 
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you dont need to buy any other games right now. seriously save your money. GTA IV takes 36 hours to complete the main storyline. That doesnt count online play. GT5rologue has a good load of gameplay elements to keep you occupied too. Just buy your PS3 and a HDMI cable (if you have a hdtv) and thats all you need. If you're interested in online play then I would recommend getting Call Of Duty 4 as your next purchase as its by far the best online game on PS3. You really dont need anything else other than the console right now, and 40GB is your only choice but its the best priced anyway.
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you dont need to buy any other games right now. seriously save your money. GTA IV takes 36 hours to complete the main storyline. That doesnt count online play. GT5rologue has a good load of gameplay elements to keep you occupied too. Just buy your PS3 and a HDMI cable (if you have a hdtv) and thats all you need. If you're interested in online play then I would recommend getting Call Of Duty 4 as your next purchase as its by far the best online game on PS3. You really dont need anything else other than the console right now, and 40GB is your only choice but its the best priced anyway.
Ratchet and Clank Future: Tools of Destruction is good for about 50 hours.

If you ever want to play PS2 games again, I highly suggest not buying the 40GB system.
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You can order an HDMI cord from newegg or monoprice, extremely cheap.
Yep definitely the way to go. I was silly when I bought my first HDMI cable. I asked the guy what's the best I could get and of course he handed me a Monster cable that was over $100. /facepalm
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Yep definitely the way to go. I was silly when I bought my first HDMI cable. I asked the guy what's the best I could get and of course he handed me a Monster cable that was over $100. /facepalm
My dad just got a HDTV from bestbuy, and the guys there tried to get him to buy Monster cables at $80 a pop. The cheapest HDMI cable they had was $50, but it was unshielded. He needed 3, but me and my brother convinced him to go to Fry's for the cable. Fry's had just as good cables for $8. So instead of $240 for HDMI cables, $24. We figured he made about $350/hour by taking the time out to go to Frys .
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Id say get the 20gb + your own hard drive if you need space. Only a 2.5" drive will actually fit INSIDE the PS3, but if you want to use a 3.5" drive you can always hook up cables and use it externally.
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you are going to want to get a 360 while you are at it. Because you will be waiting for games to come out for the PS3, lol...J/K. I just picked up Dark Sector and was really impressed with game play and graphics. There are also a few titles like Bourne Idenity, HAZE and MGS4 coming up in the next few months. Stay away form Assasins Creed (very boring) Maybe an extra controller, and the HDMI cable. I got mine for $20 at best buy in the playstation aisle. Oh yeah get a blue ray movie. If you haven't watched blueray you will be blown away.
post #18 of 18
PS2 games = 60GB
No PS2 games = 40GB
Larger HDD when you get the cash (the 40GB fills up quick)
HDMI Cable (I bought a Nyko for $20, but you can probably find it cheaper)

And I liked Assassin's Creed!
     
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