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Submitted by -Mezzo- 1001d ago | opinion piece

The Last of Us: Now I Have to Buy a PS3

Gi - Steadily it approaches…the June 14 release date for The Last of Us. The war between wallet and wants intensifies within me as I confront the realization that The Last of Us is a PlayStation 3 exclusive. I have not owned a PS3 in years. How could I have let this happen? I’m unemployed with no money to spare but I need this game, this survival action-adventure horror game set to deliver everything I have ever wanted in a game. I look at the calendar, I look at my bank account, I look in my heart. I have to buy a PS3. (PS3, The Last Of Us)

JoGam  +   1001d ago
The Last of Us: Now I have to buy a PS3........ SMH
If that's true, its sad.
xHeavYx  +   1001d ago
Maybe the guy should get a real job instead of writing non sense (then he can complaint he has no time to play)
guitarded77  +   1001d ago
Yeah, there are plenty of reasons to buy a PS3. The Last of Us is one more to a healthy list of exclusives. At least late adopters have a huge back catalog at reasonable prices to choose from.
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decrypt  +   1001d ago
"The Last of Us: Now I have to buy a PS3........ SMH"

So why not play it on the PS4?
starchild  +   1001d ago
The Last of Us is going to be incredible. It's for games like these that I have been happy to own a PS3 since nearly the beginning.
GalacticEmpire  +   1001d ago
"I’m unemployed with no money to spare but I need this game"

I think that says it all.

Unfortunate as it may be, some people can only afford 1 console. That said, if you're dedicated to gaming enough you'll find a way to own all of them. Even moreso if there's games like TLOU to motivate you :D
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WeMilk   1001d ago | Spam
stage88  +   1001d ago
This shouldn't have been the deciding factor to get a PS3. MGS4 back in 2008 should have been. Heck, even Uncharted back in 2007 should have been.
guitarded77  +   1001d ago
My first PS3 was the MGS4 bundle. I've bought two more since then. One for my wife, and a replacement for when my FAT died. When my FAT died, I went to Best Buy that evening (Eve of Christmas Eve) and bought a new one. I couldn't go 24 hours without it :D Damn shame that it had to die the day before Christmas Eve. I grabbed the last one in stock, and fought through the crowds... I never go to retail... I buy almost everything online (with groceries and gas being a couple of obvious exceptions).
elda  +   1001d ago
I know what u mean...I had 2 fat PS3s & they both died 2yrs apart & I bought a 3rd one,when each one broke I couldn't wait 24hrs without replacing one.
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InTheLab  +   1001d ago
Try Fall of Man back in 06. That game was and is still amazing.
JW1080  +   1001d ago
Hell yeah InTheLab. That was my first game I played for the PS3. What great memories! Can't wait for the first game I will play with the PS4! The unboxing and hooking it up. I can't freaking wait! It's like being a kid on Christmas all over again.
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WeAreLegion  +   1001d ago
My reason to buy a PS3 was Resistance: Fall of Man. It's still one of the best multi-player experiences I've ever had! I love it!
Minato-Namikaze  +   1001d ago
R2 still has the best co-op experience this gen IMO.
WeAreLegion  +   1001d ago
I would agree with that. :)
plaZeHD  +   1001d ago
I picked up my PlayStation 3 right after I saw the E3 demo of The Last of Us last year.
SephirothX21  +   1001d ago
The Last of Us is in a league of its own. It will be a big console seller. Though people who don't own a PS3 will be faced with a decision. Do they buy PS3 or PS4?
Elite_737  +   1001d ago
My PS3 broke over a year ago, and I've just been gaming on my PC since. The Last of US and and Beyond: Two Souls are the two games that really made me think about buying a new PS3.

However, I think I'm just gonna get a PS4 whenever it comes out instead. In all likelihood, they are going to re-release these two games in Full-HD down the line on the PS4, or they are going to be emulated through the streaming service.
Williamson  +   1001d ago
If people love videogames then I dont know why they wouldnt have a ps3 yet? Its given so many great exclusive games, with most of them being new ips.
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Arcadia  +   1001d ago
My MGS system shit the bed 2 months ago and I have been very reluctant to take advantage of the Sony swap out for $125! TLOU is the only title I would like to play before thenPS4 arrives! It's going to be tough but ill be waiting as to not spend $175 to play one game! IMO this dude should just wait for the "4"
SOULJER  +   1001d ago
Just go to your friend's house, and play the game. You know the one with the better console, wife, car, kids, dog, and home. If I was your friend. I would sent you an invite. I would help you save money. Maybe, just maybe. You'll get the right system next time.
CEOSteveBallmer  +   1000d ago
Hmmm to the author: Why just now?? the last of us is just "one" of the many reasons to own a PS3. I bought mine back in 2008 because I don't want to waste time waiting!! recently I just bought a new slim PS3 just in case something happens to my Old fat PS3. There's a saying: "If there is a will, theres a way" and "if you want something, you have ways, but if you don't like something you have many excuses". But Better late than never!! so its still a good thing for you to buy a PS3, Cheers dude!!

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