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Poll Results: Which console do you prefer?

 
  • 83% (36)
    Playstation 3
  • 16% (7)
    Xbox 360
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post #11 of 27
I have both a 360 (slim, gave old 20gb to a friend) and a PS3 (fat, 160gb). For games, I'll take the 360. It has more exlusives that I like, such as Gears of War and Fable (screw Halo, never could get into it). And the multiplayer is more friendly in comparison to the PS3. But I have to admit, PS3 has a couple good games (Killzone 2...haven't bought 3 yet =\\). But the only real nice thing about PS3 is the Bluray. I use it more for that than games.

360>PS3
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Just a thought, but the whole bluray thing (how PC drives are dropping in price) doesn't really affect buying a PS3 for bluray. If you're going to buy a bluray player (PS3) it's going to be cheaper than building a whole new computer, since a lot of people don't hook up their computer to their TVs, they have a monitor for their PCs.

PS3 is for me, free online, bluray, incredible exclusive games, the whole works.

Also, I prefer the home screen for the PS3 much more than the 360. And the the PS3 has free Netflix streaming AND a web browser.

And for the cons of the PS3, I never drop from games... I don't know if that's just me, but it's never a problem. No one ever has mics though, which is unfortunate.

For SP games PS3>all, for MP games, PC>all.
Edited by Epona - 4/17/11 at 7:54am
    
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post #13 of 27
I'm voting for the PS3, thats a cheap alternative to blu ray player right there,

at the end of the, you have to think which console has better games that gets released, or the support. consoles gets exclusive games just for the said console, would be a bummer if you want to play a game, and you find out that it can only be played on one specific console i.e some xbox 360 games
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The PS3 controller just seems evenly balanced to me.
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post #15 of 27
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Originally Posted by Epona View Post
Just a thought, but the whole bluray thing (how PC drives are dropping in price) doesn't really affect buying a PS3 for bluray. If you're going to buy a bluray player (PS3) it's going to be cheaper than building a whole new computer, since a lot of people don't hook up their computer to their TVs, they have a monitor for their PCs.

PS3 is for me, free online, bluray, incredible exclusive games, the whole works.

Also, I prefer the home screen for the PS3 much more than the 360. And the the PS3 has free Netflix streaming AND a web browser.

And for the cons of the PS3, I never drop from games... I don't know if that's just me, but it's never a problem. No one ever has mics though, which is unfortunate.

For SP games PS3>all, for MP games, PC>all.
Made some changes, the dropping problem happens to me, and a couple of other people I've read about.
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post #16 of 27
WHAT? Con #1

I really hate it when people fall to thinking
"Due to the free playstation network, disconnecting must be a issue, right?)


I've had my ps3 since launch, and with a good internet connection, i can say ive been disconnected maybe 5 times total in almost 5 years. That much is expected.
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post #17 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by Epona View Post
Just a thought, but the whole bluray thing (how PC drives are dropping in price) doesn't really affect buying a PS3 for bluray. If you're going to buy a bluray player (PS3) it's going to be cheaper than building a whole new computer, since a lot of people don't hook up their computer to their TVs, they have a monitor for their PCs.
While the Bluray drives are dropping down in price, you still have to get software to simply watch the movie, which comes back to bite you in the butt. I wish I had done my research when I bought my bluray drive. I use corel for blurays on my computer (my monitor is 1080p, my tv is only 720p, wanted to see what the difference was, honestly think its right about the same for movies lol).

Just wanted to point that out, +1 brownie point for ps3 lol
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post #18 of 27
I've beaten more games for the 360, but that was at the beginning of its cycle. I think the PS3 is aging gracefully and has exclusives that take advantage of the hardware. MGS4 remains my favorite PS3 game(and the reason why I bought the system in the first place). I cannot imagine playing that type of a game on the 360.

I cannot wait for the rerelease of MGS in HD.. word.
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WHAT? Con #1

I really hate it when people fall to thinking

"Due to the free playstation network, disconnecting must be a issue, right?)



I've had my ps3 since launch, and with a good internet connection, i can say ive been disconnected maybe 5 times total in almost 5 years. That much is expected.
Relax.
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Relax.
ok

I was just bored
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