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Seeing as tomorrow is Boxing Day for us Canadians, and that I didn't recieve anything for Christmas (I actually just got a phone call from my mom, both my parents are working ) I will buy myself an Xbox. I got the cash, and I'm deciding which one is the better bundle.

First up, here's the one Best Buy has.

http://www.bestbuy.ca/catalog/prodde...71&catid=23383

That's the actual Holiday Bundle that only includes the two games, Lego Indiana Jones and Kung Fu Panda. It is $239.99.

Next up, the Future Shop bundle.

http://www.futureshop.ca/catalog/pro...0003289&catid=

This one has the two games, but comes with Halo 3 and Stranglehold, games I know I wouldn't ever play. It's only $20 more, but I'm sure I could probably use the $20 for a better game. What does OCN think? Should I get a PS3 instead? What about a 4870 1GB? Opinions will be freely expressed towards my personal Christmas gift.
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Well Halo 3 and Strangelhold are worth more than 20$. You already have a pretty good video card.

Also a PS3 is 100 to 200$ more than both 360 models. I have both and I play my 360 alot more than my PS3.

But hands down get the one with free Halo 3, that game alone makes it worth it.
    
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Well Halo 3 and Strangelhold are worth more than 20$. You already have a pretty good video card.

Also a PS3 is 100 to 200$ more than both 360 models. I have both and I play my 360 alot more than my PS3.

But hands down get the one with free Halo 3, that game alone makes it worth it.
I agree with Kmo on this one, get a 360 but personally I wouldn't bother with the Halo 3/Stranglehold bundle. I just got one myself although it came with Dark Sector instead of Halo 3 and I can say that Stranglehold is just about to become a coaster on my table. As for Halo 3 I've never been a fan of those games but if you are then it could be well worth the extra $20.
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Best buy actually has a big sale going on on games as well as systems, so don't buy the one for $20 more that comes with Halo 3 and such if you aren't genuinely interested in those games. Instead save the $20 and buy a game you'll actually like. I got CoD 5 for 35

PS3's are cool too, there's more interesting "Exclusive" titles out and looks like more will be coming in 09, plus there's free online play to consider.

Personally i'd just buy the 360, because there's a solid network of people always playing games, there's still lots of good titles out, and most of the hardware issues (RROD) are pretty well taken care of by now.
    
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