Ten things you might overlook but really improve the Playstation 3 experience.
#1: Ability to recieve a msg from a friend while playing a game. #2: Having to quit the game and exit to the startup screen to read the msg and reply. ROFL.
I don't even need all of these "perks" -- it still rocks and I'm glad to have one in my office next to my 360! Let the gaming begin!
The 360 friends list can be accessed with one click, how is that hard when the PS3 has it in a submenu? The virtual PS1 & 2 memory cards are not a perk. If you have heard how they work you have to create cards that are still limited to the size constraints and then swap the cards before you load a game. If you don't have the proper one loaded when the game starts you have to go back to the main screen and swap them. That sounds like a waste and just doesn't make sense. They should have made the cards unlimited in size, didn't the PS2 hard drive allow basically unlimited storage?
10. Removeable faceplate Okay, great. Where is the faceplate? And thought I love my Xbox 360 faceplates, they don't add a whole new level of anything to my gameplay. My PS3 is sitting here, and I wouldn't mind putting a new faceplate on it. 6. Auto-Complete Dynamic Dictionary Great, but I still have to type like I am using a cellphone?! I thought the 360's little typing interface was lame, but when I signed up for the PS3 Network yesterday, it took WAY too long to have to type all of that crap in. I wish I would've had a USB Keyboard available. 7. Easiest Friends List Yet This is, by far, the biggest load of crap, yet. Xbox 360, no matter where you are, hit the guide button and select friends... ANYWHERE. In a movie, in any game. I cannot believe that unless the game gives me the option to look at friends, I CANNOT look at my friends list unless I am in the menu. If I am wrong, somebody please tell me, because the PS3's take on the friends list is a step backwards. I am severely underwhelmed by my PS3, and I really could care less about Linux.
"Unlike the jet engine otherwise known as the XBOX 360" haha .... i didnt know that boeing also collaberated in making the 360
Agreed that it can get loud, but it's unnoticeable unless you are playing without any sound. I don't play with the sound really loud and I can't hear my 360 over it unless I'm sitting there listening for it.
My friend Alex has a big sound system and we can still hear his 360 running. Loudest console ever. =P
nope, I'm not kidding. I've been playing my 360 for nearly half a year and there were times I played without sound in order to not wake other residents of a house and yes, then I did hear it. Otherwise, I honestly don't notice it as I'm either playing music through the dashboard while playing games or playing games loud enough to not hear a thing. Plus nothing will ever be as loud as the Dreamcast's laser moving back and forth, hahaha. I love my Dreamcast though.
unless my tv is on mute, but if you can barely hear your tv you can't really hear the xbox. How about the gaming, are there any real perks that are related to actual gaming?
I like It, The 360 has got character! not that I hear it too much anyway. I'm usually too busy talking to my friends and playing games on live.
When you say stuff like that...you know how that makes you look right? Every single gamer who owns a 360 knows your full of it. But yet you say outlandish stuff like that. Your intent is to get 360 fanboys rowdy with you. But instead we just see you for who you are. It really makes me wonder if you have ever played a 360. You come across as a little kid that says things to get attention. Thanks Microsoft....
Come on, you're too sensitive dude. The 360's loud and hot; that's just the way it is. I've probably played a lot more Xbox 360 than you considering how much time you spend on this site, mentioning me in every other post. It's like I'm constantly on your mind. Wierd.
I am became a bigger fan of my PS3 tonight. I got into some Resistance games that were only 8 players, and they were a blast. I have gotten further into the Campaign and while the textures might still be an issue, I didn't have a chance to stop and gawk. The action got hot and heavy, and there really WAS a lot of stuff going on(oh my God, I can't believe I am going to say this...)like Videl said. I also downloaded one of the PS3 Store games, and it was pretty and entertaining. All of that being said, my 360 is no hotter than my PS3. The 360 is definitely louder than my PS3, but then again, it is a white noise. Once I am into my games, I don't even notice it. Now only if Sony could move past the Xbox's Xbox Live and catch up to the 360's Xbox Live, we would have something. I have a MAIN friends list, and then a friends list in EACH game? Kind of ridiculous these days. And now I am going to have to go buy a Bluetooth headset just to talk to people? Resistance offers Text Chat. How cute.
I know its lame,but i really like the idea of putting Linux on a ps3 and you can use the standard free downloads, cool.This all helps, but still not gonna spend £500 on one. I'll wait a while.
can anyone tell me why there is always 360 gamers in the ps3 forums i just dont get it are they that scared that they have to bash anything ps3
Dude, I am a 360 gamer... AND I have a PS3. They are not mutually exclusive. But if you are talking about why all of the 360 fanboys come here, it is the same reason all of the PS3 fanboys post in the 360 articles: They need to be reassured that they paid money for and are supporting the right console. It is called complete insecurity. If everybody just let go of all this built up aggression and just enjoyed games for the sake of enjoying games, this site would be a better place. Hell, the world might be a better place. Don't count on that happening anytime soon.
Perks are perks, and we haven't even gotten into the future of the ps3, it's going to be so freaking awesome!
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