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The one that only does everything.
It Only Does Exclusives..to be exact, sorry xbots Exclusive > Multiplatform
Not all of them though. The 60G PS3 is by far the best. PS1/2/3 games all in one.
Which is PC, the only console where you can launch two games at once whilst quickly switching to an internet browser then back into the game within 10 seconds.
I own both PS3 and X360 but I honestly believe that PS3 has more value, better games and a superior hardware. It simply beats 360 in every major area. I know Live is considered to be more popular and more advanced than PSN but the fact is that PSN gives me exactly what I want and that too for FREE!
@ consoles: Still waitin' fer' me 256 player PC FPS with narry lag 'n' decent graphics.
I was thinking about mag until you mentionned decent graphics. PC does it all as suggest conloles the same game at 256 where you only see 20 people because it's not REALLY 128 vs 128?
MW2: http://www.youtube.com/watc... http://www.youtube.com/watc... MAG: http://www.youtube.com/watc... http://www.youtube.com/watc... both decent. You don't know much about MAG: 128 people stampede: http://www.youtube.com/watc... http://www.youtube.com/watc... MAG 128 interdiction, can see all 128 at once across the rather large stages: http://www.youtube.com/watc... Here's 128 on the PC, in all of it's glory: Half-Life with all of it's graphical strength and server power: http://www.youtube.com/watc... UT III with mostly bots, not players: http://www.youtube.com/watc... fail moar, please.
except give you demos of anything or have a large selection in their online store. :p
What do you mean? Have you ever been on PSN dumbass? PSN has all the best store games in my opinion.
wow western gaming media is just sad; because we all know where this will lead.
u already know.... right bundy? playbeyond
Wait a sec... The Fatty doesn't do OtherOS anymore. Nor can it do cross game chat, cross game invites (not talking about some incendents, I'm talking straight from XMB), nor does it have partygamechat&keeping those people with you while the party leader can get everyone together into the same game... It certainly misses a lot to claim to do everything! @ SonySoldierdroid "Exclusive > Multiplatform" So fail, so fail. There are more multiplat games I enjoy than exclusives overall, although exclusives are always welcome. Its fail to say that because a game is exclusive its always over multiplats.
What a stupid argument. Its a fudging marketing slogan. Go ahead and "jump in" to your 360. I'm sure MS will be more than happy to fix it after you explain how you thought jumping on your console would transport you directly into the game... Use a fudging text message or text chat if you want to arrange a game. You are trying too hard to make a huge deal out of a couple of missing features. I wonder how often people even use that.
Pixelsword, You pretend the PC can't handle it. While you know its a load of crap. Pc's already went beyond the power of the Ps3/360. The problem is not everyone has a high-end pc. Its a marketing problem, not so much that it can't handle tons of players with good visuals.
PC NOT your mom PC by the way a Gaming PC
I mean sure it can almost do everything, but not at once. sure it has most AA exclusive. sure it most games now a days are on the ps3. sure!
I immediately think of the NES/SNES. I haven't played mine in years, but i'll always have fond memories of them. I really do think a ton of people are going to say NES though solely because it revitalized the VG market in NA.
The definitive game console is the console that you play definitively. ;) STFU, disagree person(s)! Oh wait..... you never show yourself anyway. Loser, haha.
the one that "only does everything." see...wii CAN'T do everything ps3 can do.but ps3 CAN DO EVERYTHING that wii can do with the right set up. and...360 CAN'T do everything ps3 can do.but ps3 CAN DO EVERYTHING that 360 can do with the right firmware. the funny thing too is that microsoft started off at the beginning spewing crap about CHOICE.but sure enough and true to their nature,we have seen microsoft limit CHOICE. limited on if you can play online for free,limited on choice of a high def player,limited on player counts online,limited on the amount of HDD space you can have,limited on accessories you can use,limited on controller input because kinect lacks one,limited on the ability to do current 3D standards,limited on sound capability.......seriously...i could go on and on.and don't even let me get started on wii's LIMITS. sony found the proper slogan for ps3,has the system to back it up,the games to back it up and the developers to back it up. there have been many great systems in the past,but ps3 just topples them with it's shear MIGHT. let me show you the definition: http://www.google.com/url?s...
Seriously, some will understand this and some won't. There is no definite console out there. If you REALLY are a true gamer and passioned about games and franchises, you probably have all 3 consoles by now. And you don't use your time in a doomed war where is going NOWHERE. I understand people got personal preferences, I do too, but seriously, this is getting childish. Sure the PS3 does something more well than the 360 but this also goes the other way. If you really care about games and the industry leave this be.
couldn't have said it better, + bubs to u
So to be a TRUE gamer you need to have unlimited funds and unlimited time? Most people that have unlimited time have no money because they have no job. Most people that have money have a job and don't have that much free time. What you are suggesting is that one must be born a "gentleman" to be a true gamer (in case you don't get my meaning, it means that you must be born rich and without need of working for a living). That is stupid. Your neutrality, and air of superiority irritate me to no end.
Are you trying to be retarded? Try to think for yourself. Obviously I don't mean that a true gamer have all 3 consoles. But yea, a "true" gamer who is passionated enough puts the differences between the consoles behind and don't act like a child when it comes to fanboyism. Sure everyone has a favorite console, I do too. And I didn't even mention time. You have the time you have and play when you are able to play. This should too occur very obvious.
My opinion, the PS3 is the Definitive video game console!! Becouse is see with my own eys that those game like Killzone 2/GOW3 or Uncharted 2 never seen before in other consoles.
The one that's in third place is the definitive console for me.
Lol. Soda, you know that's really below the belt right? ;) @asdf12: .........................
strange but true. No amount of second or 1st can delete my current gen experiences from my mind;)
And 3rd place is black, and black runners catch up very fast, if you haven't noticed.
@asdf12: That's one of the snazziest comebacks I've seen on N4G; I got to give you a bubble for that.
If it took 3rd place black runner 4 years to get half the way the white nr.1 reached in the same time. Even the second place duo penotti runner keeps on a pretty constant safe distance over the past 4 years. And you think it is catching up? It'll take another 4 years until 3rd place black runner and its fans see that it just won't ever happen? ROFL EDIT @ the guy below oh you mad because I corrected the wrong view on this race the runners are walking? Your black runner in 3rd place is limping mate, get it fixed.
Oh, umad 'cause i styled on you?
You maaaaad, you maaaaad
This took an unfortunate turn.... RAAAAAAACE WAAAAAAAAR!!!!!!!!!!!
The Dreamcast, the SNES, the Sega Genesis, the Nintendo 64, Playstation 2, Gameboy Advance and the Nintendo DS...are MY definitive video game consoles. ;) Edit: Almost forgot the PC. Edit 2: ....And the NES and Neo-Geo (Mark of the Wolves!).
If you could only chose 1. Which would it be? Simple process of elimination points me towards the one with the most games i play that has all of the multiplats too AND will have all of the wiis multiplats plus extra exclusives using the move controller......do i even need to say. ... Its also had pretty much every goty on its platform since this gen started. Not to be scoffed at. I agree with nike above but they ask for definitive so again, if i had to chose 1 it would be the ps3 closely followed by the ps2. Anything before that would just be a vote of nostalgia and romance on my part. I cant enjoy most of those games now. I was young then and so were my thoughts and expectations. Now im grown im not pleased as easily.
the most definitive video game console is the original nintendo gaming system (NES), the famicom family to be more exact. 8 bit greatness. no other console had more games with better variety. games that were just all about having fun. no trophies, achievements, pay for subscription. it had back then what most gamers demand today...two player co-op/splitscreen. back then games were fun, gaming journalism wasnt about bias, fanboys, trolls. everybody were gamers. fun for everyone. http://en.wikipedia.org/wik...
My number #1 console is the Dreamcast because it was the system which brought me into the gaming world (at a hardcore level) so many good memories on that system, shenmue, jet set radio, sonic adventure, toy solders, crazy taxi, powerstone.
if i could only have one id pick the 360 because it has the most current gen games i like(personal prefrence), live, and pc streaming. id be tempted to get ps2 because its library is the best but after hd the graphics bug me although mgs3 and ff10 ff12 still look great
Currently I would pick the 360 too. I haven't enjoyed any other console more than the 360.
we all know that the Virtual Boy is the definitive video game console
There is, of course, no definitive games console. It's a matter of opinion. To myself and many others in the United Kingdom, the NES isn't in the running at all. Most of were playing 16 bit Amiga games, some of the cream of British gaming like Lemmings and Cannon Fodder, for no more than £25 (if you bought them) when Nintendo was only offering 8 bits for £40 a cartridge! Even with the SNES, it was really only Donkey Kong Country that belatedly made the SNES stand out against the Megadrive. The Megadrive was more popular in the United Kingdom because it was faster, more arcade, but also had a great range of deeper puzzle/platformer games too with none of the pretentiousness of Nintendo's assumed right to dominance at the time. Even with Super Mario World (evolutionary of SMB3 rather than revolutionary) and Donkey Kong Country (truly revolutionary graphics for platform games and an enjoyable game too), the Megadrive remains my overall favourite of those 2 consoles. The PS1 started off well with Crash Bandicoot and Tomb Raider but the N64 beats it in to a cocked hat for classic status, especially thanks to Rare's games such as Banjo Kazooie, making Miyamoto's own template with Mario 64 a bit more user friendly. The Dreamcast succeeds in many ways, especially as a design classic. Its most interesting game for me is Jet Set Radio. But its legacy appears too arcade oriented, or too niche in some cases, to be the 'definitive' console for all tastes. The original Xbox cannot be a contender at all for me because it is mainly remembered for using the architecture of the Dreamcast (a 'PC in a box', except a much bigger box this time) to attract gun-loving gamers. There were some family friendly games too of course but it proved relatively pointless buying an Xbox just for those when the best one was Jet Set Radio Future that was just an reworking of a Dreamcast game. The Xbox 360 is much more of a contender because, by then, Microsoft had attracted more of the older respected studios such as Capcom. The Wii is a Gamecube part 2 and not even as good as the Gamecube in some regards. The Gamecube could always be regarded as a hardcore console if you wanted to (e.g. Viewtiful Joe). The Wii is never regarded as hardcore. The PS3 is needlessly large and heavy if you all you want to do is play games. A definitive 'games' console does not have to be great at doing other things, just as a definitive 'musician' doesn't have to be great at painting. Uncharted is a great series for the console, if a bit linear.
Xbox 360 is the definitive video game console. PS3 is the definitive multimedia device.
agree 360 has most diverse next gen game library and best community ps3 has bluray (360 has hd streaming and i run in movies on thumbdrive why pay 20-30 for bluray)
I would have actually went for PS2. Just feels more appropriate imo; no stupid, unnecessary tech, loads of brilliant games, countless hours spent on it just actually gaming which was completely unrelated to doing it for trophies/achievements. Man, wish we were able to get backwards compatibility on the PS3 without having to hunt for a 60GB version somewhere. (Yeah, yeah, I still have my PS2s, but it would be a lot better to just use the PS3 with it's hard drive than muck around trying to find memory cards and stuff with my old saves on it.)
PS3 obviously. It does traditional gaming, best graphics, motion controls, 3d, bluray, free online, etc... You have to be out of your mind to buy a Slim Xbox over a feature full PS3.
The definitive console videogame is the you can play with your friends, and nobody tells you "***x is better!" "*ii is better" "p*3 is better". It's the one other people let you enjoy pacefully. The perfect console exists when fanboys doesnt.
Who cares, gamers enjoy gaming. Loyalty to a brand or system that is not giving you money or paying your bills is pointless. Now to answer the question - depends on what you want. Wii - cheap system (in terms of price), simple to use, not very advanced in terms of processing power, HD, DVD, BD, etc. 360 - great online community and features. Extensive game library for any genre you want. PS3 - Best exclusives, most powerful, BD ready, future proof. As an owner of all - i use my Wii for games like Galazy, Conduit, Madworld. Honestly state that online sucks and Nintendo has to address this issue. I use my 360 for multi-plats and online gaming. Need to address expensive add-ons, lack of first party studios with quality games, and need to have the next system a little more future proof like the PS3 I use my PS3 for BD watching, best first party exclusives. They need to continue to push and grow the PSN network which has improved over the years.
The NES was the system that ushered in modern gaming..... The 60GB PS3 is currently the Pinnacle of modern gaming consoles with all of its features.....disagree all you want, but a console that has built-in WIFI, a bluray player, free online gaming and the ability to play PS1, 2 & 3 games is, in my opinion, the definitive console........oh, I love my 360 too, but the PS3 is the definitive one.
The PS3 60GB of course...greatest, most feature rich, and future proof, and most powerful console ever created.
to others, what they prefer. now let me ask: What Is the Definitive Colour?
The one that only does everything...except partys. But i would say PS3, it really almost does everything, its the best option for people wanting to buy a gaming system.
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