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As a word of caution, if you buy a PS3 buy the 60 gig model. It has the emotion chip that makes it fully backwards compatible. The 80 gig model isn't fully backwards compatible, and only with certain games. Same goes with the 40gig and 20gig models.
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post #12 of 53
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As a word of caution, if you buy a PS3 buy the 60 gig model. It has the emotion chip that makes it fully backwards compatible. The 80 gig model isn't fully backwards compatible, and only with certain games. Same goes with the 40gig and 20gig models.
Ya I know. Problem is that most stores dont have any 60gig or even 80 gig models around anymore. I might get stuck buying a 40 gig model.

But im not to concerned with that because I have a new ps2 slim to play my old ps2 games.
    
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Get one, I just sold my 40gb to buy an 80gb and i am looking everywhere for an 80gb. I play my PS3 LOTS and I also have a 360 and Wii. But every night I use it to watch TV episodes or movies from my computer. I just use the media sharing capabilities. I don't fold with it, but I game 100% on my ps3, then I use it for media EVERY night. Def worth the buy, too bad you could of gotten a great deal on a 40gb from me, but I already sold it. BUY BUY BUY!!! I hopefully will come home from work with a PS3 today, if I can't find an 80gb soon, I might just have to buy the 40gb! I could buy the 40gb and exchange it for the 80gb when Best Buy gets more in stock *lightbulb, great idea*
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Get one, I just sold my 40gb to buy an 80gb and i am looking everywhere for an 80gb. I play my PS3 LOTS and I also have a 360 and Wii. But every night I use it to watch TV episodes or movies from my computer. I just use the media sharing capabilities. I don't fold with it, but I game 100% on my ps3, then I use it for media EVERY night. Def worth the buy, too bad you could of gotten a great deal on a 40gb from me, but I already sold it. BUY BUY BUY!!! I hopefully will come home from work with a PS3 today, if I can't find an 80gb soon, I might just have to buy the 40gb! I could buy the 40gb and exchange it for the 80gb when Best Buy gets more in stock *lightbulb, great idea*
Or you could buy a 40 gig and replace the hard drive with a 120 gb one?
    
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Well I do want to buy one. Im just not sure right now. I know I probably will buy one eventualy. Im just not sure what games I will play one it or how much I will use it. Im asking people to share their experiences owning a ps3 because all I have heard first hand is that the PS3 just collects dust.

And BTW I do have alot of the 360 games, I have played my 360 lots over the 2 years I have had it and I am very happy with it. I said convince me to buy a PS3 not tell me the 360 sucks. Also Halo 3 did not flop, it held the record for top selling game for a while. And the 360 did not flop either.
I have more games for my PS3, than my 360. I haven't turned on my 360 in aa week, because I don't want it to break, lol. There are some great games out for it like MGS4, and that game alone is worth buying the system for.
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Here's a reason: If you want one, get one!

Also, nix it with the tags, guys.
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post #17 of 53
GTA IV?

other than that i'd say upgrade your PC, or save the $$$ for when you need it.
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post #18 of 53
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Here's a reason: If you want one, get one!

Also, nix it with the tags, guys.
Thats a bad reason. Who buys something when they want it?
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post #19 of 53
Get the 80, has more features (more usb ports, built in wireless, some BC)
Blu-ray, best blu-ray player as it is upgradeable
Has some good game exclusives
some motion sensor in the controllers


I personally have the 60 gig that I bought just over a month ago from blockbuster, found out they had some in the back that they did not have displayed out front, said they got a shipment just before they discontinued them.
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mgs4 seems like a good enough reason..
thats why im getting one. but im still short of money
    
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