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I'm not hatin' - Just posting the news. I still think I might get one once Blu-Ray becomes more mainstream and I have a 1080p TV - I'd get one sooner if it actually had a few "killer apps".

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as soon as PS3s drop below 250, i'm so picking one up. Valkyria Chronicles, Uncharted, LBP...the exclusives are rare, but excellent.
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The differences between Blu-Ray and DVD are hard to see on a TV less than 50".
I stopped reading after he said that.

He obviously has no freaking clue what he's talking about, and that statement clearly shows it
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I stopped reading after he said that.

He obviously has no freaking clue what he's talking about, and that statement clearly shows it
Could he be meaning HD-dvd?
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I stopped reading after he said that.

He obviously has no freaking clue what he's talking about, and that statement clearly shows it
I didnt read it, but WOW... Now Im glad I didnt.
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I stopped reading after he said that.

He obviously has no freaking clue what he's talking about, and that statement clearly shows it
This is true for most consumers though.... many can't tell the obvious difference between SD and HD.
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I stopped reading after he said that.

He obviously has no freaking clue what he's talking about, and that statement clearly shows it
I have the same feeling when people talk about that they don't see the difference between AFx0 and AFx16 and Screen tearings and such...
people get more blind every year it seems...
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This was pretty obvious, what with everyone screaming about a 'mediocre game library' and how it's 'expensive' of course it won't do well. Sheep follow sheep.

The game library is awesome, not mediocre and it is well worth the price point. Hell if HD-DVD would have won it would have cost £200 for a 360 + £100 for a HD-DVD drive. The PS3 retails for £320...not that big of a difference really.

But yea, with it being the highest price point. It is obvious that people will choose the cheaper product regardless of performance/abilities.
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Except Blu Ray won, and now you can get an xbox for £129.99.

If playstation home turns out to be as good as XBL and still remain free, then I will be selling my 360 and getting a PS3. Paying for online access just isnt right, I already pay my ISP to get online, I shouldnt have to pay microsoft to play with MY 360 online too.
Edited by Mach 5 - 12/14/08 at 9:41am
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post #10 of 92
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I stopped reading after he said that.

He obviously has no freaking clue what he's talking about, and that statement clearly shows it
He was referencing a study done which showed only a very small % of people can tell the difference.

I have a PS3 and 47" 1080p LCD, and unless I sit 2 feet away from it the difference between DVD and BD is barely noticeable. Normal people buy large TV's for their large living rooms and they sit 20 feet away. This is why normal people will not see much of a difference, let alone enough to drop thousands of dollars on converting their movie collection from DVD to BD.
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