Playstation, Wii or Xbox? Hopefully, the latter three words in the post title have dissuaded the most ardent fanboys from contributing!
PS3: My favorite. Packed with Technology. Future proof. Blu-ray looks outstanding on my 65in 1080p DLP. Huge backwards compatibility for PS2 and PS1 games. Huge potential for games that i'm interested in(Final Fantasy XIII, Metal Gear Solid 4, Lair, LittleBigPlanet, Pain, Killzone 2,Heavenly Sword, Uncharted Drake's Fortune, Eye of Judgement.) Home!
360: 2nd favorite. Great online integration, Bigger "Next Gen" game catalog (do to year headstart) HD-DVD add on.
Wii: 3rd favorite. Fun with friends and family, new way to play games,
Zelda and Zelda and of course Zelda.
quite the tv there, congrats.
I own a PS3/360 and I don't honestly see how any real gamer can say the PS3 is better right now. It only has 2 good exclusives right now Resistance & Motorstorm (and their not great). Everything else good is on 360 and most of the time the 360 version is better, and XBL is alot better than PSN.
I am not saying the PS3 won't get good in the future, but looking at it right now, only a fanboy would say its the best next gen console.
i wouldn't own all 3 if i was and i never bash any of the consoles. I can have an opinion of which is better. I'm the type of person that when i invest in something my biggest motivator is how long it will last. I bought my 1080p tv last september when there was barely any 1080p devices out there so my tv will last for a long time because 1080p devices are just starting to take off. Sony took steps to ensure the PS3 would be around for a long time.
Reasons why i believe its future proof.
Blu-ray for disc space
Hard drive in every model
Firmware updates atleast once or twice a month
Almost 100% backwards compatibility (Huge game library)
Good history of supporting their product for many years PS2
Everyone complains about PS3 not having games......well they do have several games and the AAA titles will start coming this fall. But in the mean time i can
Play current PS3 games (Resistance, Virtua Fighter, Calling All Cars, Motorstorm)
Tap into the HUGE PS1 and PS2 library
Enjoy beautiful 1080p Blu-ray movies
Fact is i'm more comfortable knowing the HUGE potential PS3 has then enjoying what the 360 has already brought to the table. 360 has just about done it all so there is not much room to expand. PS3 was just born and has alot of growth ahead of it.
that's exactly what i'm thinking.
Nice set up Dirty...I feel the same way you do. I got my tv in November and there weren't many 1080p's to choose from and many device that could give me a 1080p natively.
I got my 360 at launch and my PS3 in March because I could afford the speakers, receiver, tv at the same. In any event, I like my 360 and it is there are some good games coming out. it probably gets the most play because some of my friends haven't made the leap to next gen and we still play Halo 2 but I haven't bought a game for it since Gears. The PS3 gets a lot of playing time.
Here's my set up:
Agree! The same here!
In the same order =)
This blog is only three weeks old, and out of it's 10 posts, there isn't a single comment.
Regardless of his opinion, I don't think what he says carries any more weight than any other commenter on N4G.com Perhaps if his article was a bit more technical and each system was given more than 4-5 sentences with a full explanation of his position I would be willing to give his advice more credence.
BUT, it's not. So is this really news? I don't think so.
This is flame bait if nothing else... there isnt anything mentioned in this short article that we didnt already know.
PS3 can do better job ! Do you even think why PS3 exclusives such as Grand Turismo Hd and Motorstorm graphic look better than most 360 games ? Because they are exclusive and they are not ported. Look at Gears Of War. That game is GREEN and foggy. GTHD has better graphic than Gears of War.
PS3 is a patient monster that is sitting and waiting. Nextyear this monster will stand up and pounch other consoles in the face and
destroy them like PS2 did.
I own an XBox 360, ya we had a head start! Hell the PS3 is an amazing piece of hardware, if there is a price drop believe me ill get it, but with the lack of games i dont think ill get it just yet. With the Wii, im not sure if ill get it because im not a casual gamer, but its fun to just pick up and kill time with, its a blast! Ill always be Microsoft all the way but I am in no way biased. I respect all systems that are made because people put hard work into them, unlike retards like u who are biased jackasses
Are "Fanboyant" .
Yes I'll trademark the name.
I like how you say PS3 is a patient monster sitting and waiting, 'cos most monsters by their very nature are out on a rampage... except of course when they're taking a crap.
Is GTHD even out yet? I went on GameSpot's game page, and the only games that start with a G are Gauntlet II, Genji: Days of the Blade, and GripShift. They all had ratings in the low to mid 6.0 range. http://www.gamespot.com/gam...
Gears of War is extremely impressive in the visuals department. You probably shouldn't use that as the graphical measuring stick to compare a game that's not even out yet. Chances are, it will fall short.
Yeah, that's exactly why Gears scored a clean 10 in graphics department I guess. Because it's green and foggy. Oh wait, I forgot that people with fanboy-type nicknames lack something in objectivity department. Seriously, I wouldn't care if your comment was personal opinion like drtysouf21's comment, whatever side you are on, I don't care, I just love next-gen gaming but whenever a fanboy makes such straight claims about games, I can't stop myself from clicking the ignore button.
get the one with the best games now
the ps3 will not be like the ps2 anytim soon cause most people cant take out a loan to get it
i think you'd be surprised at what you can get a loan for. hehe i know what you mean tho :^)
gamers already know.but mine would be:
it has everything drtysouf21 said and more.system is reliable.has a proven library with a proven history.a bit steap in price,only a few but good hits early on,needs a better web browser(could be better).needs more motion controlled games and more support at the playstation store.
love the idea.but the games don't support the controller fully.if it were added to a headset and configurable to different eyesights(so no one gets sick),this would be my first pick.real 3d gaming in my book.and nintendo always works on fun,then makes a game around it.and they need more games.needs new franchises like "mario jr and his cousin lou(sons of mario and luigi).something new.
it's got some games,but don't fully support japanese action and adventure.or quirky games.accessories are expensive and the system is not as reliable.not everyone lives for online play.has more support,but to get it,they abandoned their previous system and fanbase.not cool in my book.has a better selection of demos to download and more content because of time on the market.
but ps3 for me.
They abandoned the original xbox because they were still losing money on it. Even at $199 it still cost them more to make it than sell it. I know we should expect loyalty, but these days there is no such thing except amongst friends and MS, Sony and Nintendo are not a friend to any of us. Now don't get me wrong I will get a PS3 when it is cheaper. Like I tell you not to hold the xbox against MS I can't hold Sony's lies against them.
the 360 is the best right now no question
the PS3 will most likely get alot better and possibly pass both Wii and 360
only true fanboys wouldnt admit the ps3 is a little gameless and online-less right now
it is kind of anoying reading all these "which console is better" articles that all end in the same thing...PS3 is too expensive, no games, online isnt up to par BUT BUY IT IN 2008...XBOX 360 has more games and better online. they never include what happens to the xbox after the 1st year ps3 TRIALS are over. it'll still be there but it will be that...JUST THERE. be there for just a few must haves.
Here are my thoughts on the 3 consoles.
The wii is very innovative, lacks in the graphic department, has classic game franchises, and is great for parties and to play with friends.
The ps3 will have the best graphics in the future and some great games. Also has some good franchises like final fantasy, and is getting better in the online department. As of right now, has a huge lack of games, and a bit to pricey.
The xbox 360 has a solid amount of games with the best online service. Priced well, and has a ton of great games coming out in the future. may not have the best graphics in the future, but as of now, it is the same as the ps3.
i bought the only one i could afford which is the WII and i'm having a blast with it.. even my mom is playing it.. BUST A MOVE for her..
I'm currently playing thru SCARFACE.. which i haven't played b4 and its really fun.. but thats cause i didn't play it b4..
I want a 360 for the online but i'm afraid of the RINGS OF DEATH.. and the price
PS3 has nothing for me right now... NO GAMES.. TOO PRICEY
also with 360 and PS3 u need a HD TV to get all u can out of it.. i don't have any HD TVs in my house.. unfortunatly can't afford those eaither.... being a university student.. so the WII works perfectly for me..
and as long as the NEXT RAYMAN mini game thinggy allows more CO-OP then we're good.. though the first one was awsome...
TO EACH HIS/HER OWN
I've got my 360 set up on a 24inch crt, games look great.
I would have to go with the 360 it just has way too many good games and so many more coming out in the next 3 months. I know PS3 will get their games in due time but I don't think they will take 360 overall in the end. Just speaking based on what I know.
Its not worth the hastle
yes it is. if has great games n e thing is worth it. even if it does fail... all u do is quit playin for 2 weeks send it in and get one back that works. 360 are shoddy but i could care less as long as more awesome AAA keep comin out soon. the ps3 would be worth it too if it had a good game.
Most consumers look at pricepoint and games. After all aren't these really the only 2 points that carry any weight(to the average consumer)? You can take the whole Bluray debate to the bank. The fact is that HD content for movies only makes up 2% of the mass market. The other 98% could care less.
Most casual gamers buy a games system for Madden and GTA so why not pick up the system that has those games for half the price.
Also Microsoft is getting better with expanding their portfolio...RPG exclusives are definately plentiful. With games like Blue Dragon, Lost Odyssey, Eternal Sonata, and Mass Effect coming soon. This can also be noted through all the Namco exclusives as of late. Also, I'm sure that Rare has a few suprises up ther sleeve. They have been really quiet lately and I expect them to have a few suprises at E3.
And Xbox 360 is not reliable. That's why it's safe to say that mostly hardcore gamers and fanboys own the console.
Well, by that logic my favorite movie should be Titanic then.
HD Content is a growing commodity...much like DVD was about a decade ago, so the 2% thing isn't a very valid argument if you ask me. Do you honestly believe that these "average consumers" you tout will just stop buying the latest and best NEW things available? Prices will and have been coming down, so expect that number to grow.
I do agree that movies are beside the point when talking about game consoles though.
Might I suggest arguing your subjective points based on your own preferences, rather than those of other people. The whole "everybody's doin' it!" thing just doesn't work...
Honestly and truthfully, I'll choose the PS3 because it simply has the game library that I currently and will eventually like to own. IMO, when it all comes down to it, the games are what matter in the end, and whatever satisfies you justifies the price point by itself.
Nothing wrong with 360..as I'd actually like to get one eventually, I just prefer the games on Ps3 ATM.
I didn't buy x360 due to failures problem. I have family and must utilize my time for gaming in maximum, so need reliable console. I like technology and wii is not for me. My chose is PS3 and I'm happy with it.
I dont care if one console is better then other when I have all of them =) But my favorite is PS3. Not because I can offord it without pain in my @ss. It is because most of 360 fans' arguments are pointless.
<<Most consumers look at pricepoint and games.>>
If price is the point I'm sorry about you.
360 costs $400, ps3 - $600, right? But. We got to buy an HDMI cable ($50) and headset ($100 for the best BlueTooth 2.1 + EDR). That means thet total expenses for PS3 are $600+50+100 = $750.
Xbox 360 needs Live subscription immideately $50. Rechargable accumulator for joypad $25 is a must have. Then lets have the same HDD capacity. We dont have a 60 Gb HDD for 360 so we got to by 120Gb for $180. Wi-Fi at home and nowhere to hide the wires then pay $130. Want to watch HD movies? MS HD-DVD drive is the perfect choice - $200. Lets calculate - $400+50+25+180+200 = $855. Plus $50 yearly. Minus bluetooth, cardreader, 4 usb ports, digital HDMI VA output.
WTF? $750 vs $855 for a full set of features. Nobody needs them all? Oki I'll give you the 50 bucks discount for both consoles =)
Games. How many games are worth playing on 360? What are really can be consodered to be a nextgen game. Gears of War? Dead or Alive? What else?
by the console you like...its your f'n money!!
I really like this site but these posts are getting really old...at least 3 to 4 a weak...with 30 or more comments saying..
you suck..no you suck..you suck more...no you suck more than a baby...etc.
there needs to be some place like ' insecure-console-gamers.org' for them to go to.
Mines a release model n i have problems, but new models now are fine
Xbox is best bet at moment maybe forever.
1 lad i know wishes he hadnt bought a PS3, Another is playing nothing but PS2 games on it (no kidding) and about 8 i know on my friends list on 360 have a PS3 but they are ALLWAYS ON 360 STILL.
The Thing isn't the console if you ask me. Its about the games. PS3 needs something that you say ''I want the ps3 NOW!'', and no please not future sh*t (WE WANT NOW!). If you want to play games you choose what system your style suits, what you enjoy the most. I don't like sitting on a edge while my friends play great games and i just sit there waiting for something great to come out.
i want to play motorstorm now! i want to play warhawk now! and i can. but what do i want to play on the xbox360? nothing.
Forza 2, Gears of War, Lost Planet, Crackdown, Saint Row, Rainbow Six Vegas, Dead rising, Nba Street Homecourt,Phantasy Star Universe,Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2.
Thats whats i have played and liked it. I played moterstorm, was hyped up and didn't care much for it. Havn't played Warhawk or Risistance though, but doesn't leave me iching to play em. BTW don't get so defensive..
I swear achira has absolutley hands-down the dumbest comments I've ever heard. Never fails.
You sir, are incapable of producing rational thought.
the PlayStation 3 is where it's @. Everybody knows that. Join Us.
You sound like a really creepy hippie dude or something.
Whats next? Are you going to start offering us candy to get into the back of your shag-carpet van so we can play your PS3.
Keep your hands off me mister. No means no.
so no. not until i see good games
Well I only put the 360 and the ps3 in the catagory of next gen. The Wii is selling like hotcakes but it offers nothing next gen. So out of the 360 and the ps3 the 360 wins easily. Their really isn't any argument or debating about it. The 360 has more games. The 360 has more AAA titles and highly rated games. The 360 has the better multiplatform games. The 360 has a huge list of exclusives compared to the ps3. And from recent sales reports, it's pretty obvious that people are starting to realize the ps3 is a flop.
Well atleast the ps3 comes with the blu-ray player for some hi def movies. And it will "upconvert" standard dvds to "near hi def." But standard dvds usually look fuzzy when upconverted. Fortunatly new technology is upon us and it's called HQV processing that makes standard dvds look almost perfect. So if your interested in blu-ray, it would be wise to purchase the new samsung blu ray player bd p-1200. It's gives way better video quality over the ps3.
Bottom line is that the ps3 fails in movies and games. :(
okay..how the hell does the ps3 fail in games and movies!!!
anyways ermm I go for ps3 thats because i have patients I guess and am secure about what I buy, as for xbox360 well i nearly brought 1 when i played GoW on my friends 360 but decided to save the money for the ps3 instead. btw great game lol ...no worth whining/crying over it rite guys
Probably TOO concise, as it sums everything up with a few short blurbs:
PS3: No games, high price, so-so online service, but good, reliable hardware
Wii: For now, play it with the family, break it out when friends come over. Otherwise, the big games are a few months away
360: Best online play and catalogue of games, great games coming, but hardware reliability is suspect
Gamers already know these things, and really don't need much elaboration. A casual/uninformed reader would walk away from that very little the wiser. A little elaboration on each point would have helped.
Gunar, your addition made little sense. For one thing, you added the $180 120GB HD cost to the $400 premium version, which makes no sense because you can get both in the Elite for $480 (Giving you HDMI as well). That in itself brings the cost down to $755, only $5 more than your hypothetical ps3 purchase, giving you the "full set of features". Not mentioning the fact that the HD-DVD addon and the Wi-fi adapter are optional purchases few people actually buy (As I suppose you could also say is the case with the blue-tooth headset for the ps3). Meanwhile the Xbox 360 has 60GB more memory and a far superior online service, both of which you failed to mention.
Look you can say whatever you want when it comes to opinion, just try to get the facts straight at least.
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