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Vikes99ej
06-10-2006, 12:54 PM
Look at the poll. I'm considering buying one soon. Will it compete with all of the other new systems coming out?

Hawk
06-10-2006, 12:56 PM
I like mine, but I never had the ole Xbox

SeanTaylorRIP
06-10-2006, 01:00 PM
I can't afford a next gen system and ever since my XBOX started to not read disks, I have been too afraid to get a Next Gen System.

D-Unit
06-10-2006, 01:01 PM
The 360 is worth every cent.

S4L
06-10-2006, 01:05 PM
I love mine. If you're worried about all the problems with it, just do what I do (I haven't had any problems):

1. Make sure that all sides of the 360 and power brick are in open space, and that the bottom is on a flat surface (like wood)

2. NEVER move and definitely NEVER tilt your 360 with a game inside. I know this seems obvious, but you should see what some people do.

3. Take out a game before powering off your 360. I've found it's just plain better for the game and the console.

4. If you know you're done for the day, unplug the console if you are able to conveniently, either by plug or power brick.

frogstomp
06-10-2006, 01:08 PM
Seeing as both systems are almost exactly the same graphics wise, (PS3 and XBox 360), it all depends on the games you want. The 360 has some amazing upcoming games, like Dead Rising, Gears of War, Lost Planet, Saint's Row, Huxley, and many more. It's also a lot cheaper. For me it was a pretty obvious decision, especially since i have never really liked the dual shock controller.

ccB
06-10-2006, 01:09 PM
360 is awesome. I;m addicted to ghost recon.

frogstomp
06-10-2006, 01:13 PM
I forgot.

XBOX LIVE! Yes, yes i know PS3 has online. Yes, I know it's supposed to be free. But, you have to know that when you're paying for something, your money usually goes somewhere. When you pay for Xbox live you're paying for the servers. This guarantees better connections and that games will always be playable. For playstation the gaming companies must pay for their own server upkeep, and that's why many games were not online. It's expensive. For XBox, Microsoft pays for the servers. Therefore more games can be online.

DHVF
06-10-2006, 01:21 PM
The 360 is worth every cent.Definitely.

AlexDown
06-10-2006, 01:26 PM
I would say stick with a PS2, if you have that already. It's all a matter of opinion, but right now there is not a game that I feel I must have on next gen. In other words, I don't feel that I need to make the 400+ dollar purchase just yet, because frankly, there are no must have games. Thats just my opinion. If you see a game or two that you feel justifies spending that amount of money then go for it.

Also, online cost some money also for X Box, which some people will be all for and some people won't like. I really don't want to spend 50 dollars to play Madden or Fiffa online, but thats just me.

A Perfect Score
06-10-2006, 01:27 PM
i dunno abotu 360 i heard a rumour it was jsut a stopgap until PS comes out, and then there wil be a new xbox available

Scotty D
06-10-2006, 01:28 PM
Very Good.

DHVF
06-10-2006, 01:32 PM
i dunno abotu 360 i heard a rumour it was jsut a stopgap until PS comes out, and then there wil be a new xbox availableYou heard wrong.

A Perfect Score
06-10-2006, 01:35 PM
i dunno abotu 360 i heard a rumour it was jsut a stopgap until PS comes out, and then there wil be a new xbox availableYou heard wrong.

yeah man i didnt know thats jsut wat i heard. Liek they were gunna release an updated 360 or something. Cause apparently pS3 is the shiznat. Like for real apparently its through the roof.

Texico From Mexico
06-10-2006, 01:58 PM
i dunno abotu 360 i heard a rumour it was jsut a stopgap until PS comes out, and then there wil be a new xbox availableYou heard wrong.

yeah man i didnt know thats jsut wat i heard. Liek they were gunna release an updated 360 or something. Cause apparently pS3 is the shiznat. Like for real apparently its through the roof.

"English MF! Do you speak it?" ~ Jules Winnfield

DHVF
06-10-2006, 02:21 PM
i dunno abotu 360 i heard a rumour it was jsut a stopgap until PS comes out, and then there wil be a new xbox availableYou heard wrong.

yeah man i didnt know thats jsut wat i heard. Liek they were gunna release an updated 360 or something. Cause apparently pS3 is the shiznat. Like for real apparently its through the roof.Nope, the current one will stay. The PS3 won't be that much better (if at all) than the 360 either. It's really nothing all that special.

BuckNaked
06-10-2006, 02:25 PM
I like the 360 a lot.

frogstomp
06-10-2006, 02:25 PM
i dunno abotu 360 i heard a rumour it was jsut a stopgap until PS comes out, and then there wil be a new xbox availableYou heard wrong.

yeah man i didnt know thats jsut wat i heard. Liek they were gunna release an updated 360 or something. Cause apparently pS3 is the shiznat. Like for real apparently its through the roof.

My god your typing is horrible.

Specs wise the PS3 does have an edge. With that said, even PS3 game developers have said it isn't big enough to be much of a difference. They've said that all PS3 games could be played on the 360. The difference is essentially nothing. The rumour you heard was that Xbox 360 would release a huge update that would help combat the PS3, which they may or may not do.

Once again, it's all about the games, and personal preference.

iworshipbender
06-10-2006, 02:27 PM
get a Wii60. meaning you get both the Wii and the Xbox 360 for the price of the ps3

ccB
06-10-2006, 02:27 PM
I heard game developers were having a hard time making games for the ps3 because its TOO powerful.

S4L
06-10-2006, 02:29 PM
I heard game developers were having a hard time making games for the ps3 because its TOO powerful.

Technically. It uses a cell proccessor that can make pretty graphics, but is INCREDIBLY hard to program for.

frogstomp
06-10-2006, 02:34 PM
I heard game developers were having a hard time making games for the ps3 because its TOO powerful.

Technically. It uses a cell proccessor that can make pretty graphics, but is INCREDIBLY hard to program for.

Actually, the graphics capability for both systems are almost exactly the same. The problem is that Playstation basically lied about a lot of things.

S4L
06-10-2006, 02:37 PM
Actually, the graphics capability for both systems are almost exactly the same. The problem is that Playstation basically lied about a lot of things.

I disagree, even though I'm a Microsoft fanboy. Sure, the Killzone "tech demo" was fake, but I actually like the graphics for Resistance: Fall of Man on PS3 more than Gears of War (I'm still definitely buying Gears of War, though).

frogstomp
06-10-2006, 02:39 PM
Actually, the graphics capability for both systems are almost exactly the same. The problem is that Playstation basically lied about a lot of things.

I disagree, even though I'm a Microsoft fanboy. Sure, the Killzone "tech demo" was fake, but I actually like the graphics for Resistance: Fall of Man on PS3 more than Gears of War (I'm still definitely buying Gears of War, though).

I don't care if you disagree, because if you look at the specs, you see that they back up exactly what i said. The capabilities are the same graphics wise.

frogstomp
06-10-2006, 02:45 PM
Resistance

http://ps3media.ign.com/ps3/image/article/711/711080/resistance-fall-of-man-20060602045839836.jpg

http://ps3media.ign.com/ps3/image/article/711/711080/resistance-fall-of-man-20060602013808722.jpg

http://ps3media.ign.com/ps3/image/article/709/709855/resistance-fall-of-man-20060523055813171.jpg


Gears of War

http://xbox360media.ign.com/xbox360/image/article/655/655560/gears-of-war-20051003095639551.jpg

http://xbox360media.ign.com/xbox360/image/article/706/706377/e3-2006-new-gears-of-war-screens-20060509031016166.jpg

http://xbox360media.ign.com/xbox360/image/article/632/632679/gears-of-war-20050711000833103.jpg

http://xbox360media.ign.com/xbox360/image/article/655/655560/gears-of-war-20051003095644817.jpg

iworshipbender
06-10-2006, 02:49 PM
Resistance

http://ps3media.ign.com/ps3/image/article/711/711080/resistance-fall-of-man-20060602045839836.jpg

http://ps3media.ign.com/ps3/image/article/711/711080/resistance-fall-of-man-20060602013808722.jpg

http://ps3media.ign.com/ps3/image/article/709/709855/resistance-fall-of-man-20060523055813171.jpg


Gears of War

http://xbox360media.ign.com/xbox360/image/article/655/655560/gears-of-war-20051003095639551.jpg

http://xbox360media.ign.com/xbox360/image/article/706/706377/e3-2006-new-gears-of-war-screens-20060509031016166.jpg

http://xbox360media.ign.com/xbox360/image/article/632/632679/gears-of-war-20050711000833103.jpg

http://xbox360media.ign.com/xbox360/image/article/655/655560/gears-of-war-20051003095644817.jpgXbox360wned

draftguru151
06-10-2006, 03:31 PM
Get the 360. It's amazing. And it's a lot cheaper than a PS3, with about the same performance.

slightlyaraiderfan
06-10-2006, 04:27 PM
I am very satisfied with my 360, better than I expected.

frogstomp
06-10-2006, 04:42 PM
I am very satisfied with my 360, better than I expected.

I appreciate you, SARF.

AlexDown
06-10-2006, 04:44 PM
For those of you who bought a 360, what made you invest in this system in the first place? Was it because it was the first next gen system? Was it because you feel eventually it will have some must buy games ( Halo 3) or did you feel the release games were must have already?

frogstomp
06-10-2006, 04:47 PM
For those of you who bought a 360, what made you invest in this system in the first place? Was it because it was the first next gen system? Was it because you feel eventually it will have some must buy games ( Halo 3) or did you feel the release games were must have already?

a) Upcoming games.

b) Available games, such as GRAW and Oblivion.

c) XBox live.

d) I was bored, and knew i'd buy it eventually anyways.

slightlyaraiderfan
06-10-2006, 04:49 PM
I am very satisfied with my 360, better than I expected.

I appreciate you, SARF.
I appreciate you too, FS. You are one of the reasons I got a 360. <3

AlexDown
06-10-2006, 04:49 PM
I see. I think you mentioned you plan on buying all 3 systems. But for those who want one, do you think in the long run X Box 360 will have better games then the Wii or the PS3?

S4L
06-10-2006, 04:50 PM
1) Gears of War and Halo 3

2) All the new features of the XBOX Live service (I've been in love with Live since Halo 2 came out)

3) All my friends were getting 360

Scotty D
06-10-2006, 04:54 PM
I see. I think you mentioned you plan on buying all 3 systems. But for those who want one, do you think in the long run X Box 360 will have better games then the Wii or the PS3?

The Wii will have better games than the other two, but they will lack graphically.

Tobzilla
06-10-2006, 04:54 PM
Its worth it, I hope to get one by the time madden comes out. Gears of War and Halo will be killer.

iworshipbender
06-10-2006, 04:58 PM
I see. I think you mentioned you plan on buying all 3 systems. But for those who want one, do you think in the long run X Box 360 will have better games then the Wii or the PS3?the fact they arent using gimmicks like the motion sensitive controlers, total interactivity with other live users. plus, PS3's E3 thing was a complete embarassment, http://www.gamespot.com/pages/video_player/popup.php?sid=6149525&pid=928399

frogstomp
06-10-2006, 05:23 PM
I see. I think you mentioned you plan on buying all 3 systems. But for those who want one, do you think in the long run X Box 360 will have better games then the Wii or the PS3?

Honestly, gameswise i'm much more excited about the 360's line up. However, the PS3 is not even released yet, so the 360's line up should be better. But i'm really excited for games like F.E.A.R., Alan Wake, Gears of War, Halo 3, Lost Planet, Dead Rising, Huxley, Too Human, Crackdown, Fable 2, Saint's Row, and Shadowrun... all games I cannot get on PS3.

frogstomp
06-10-2006, 05:25 PM
I am very satisfied with my 360, better than I expected.

I appreciate you, SARF.
I appreciate you too, FS. You are one of the reasons I got a 360. <3

Haha, I do what I can... what games do you have?

ShutDwn
06-10-2006, 06:27 PM
Dude, it is amazing. It is so much fun, especially multiplayer.

If you don't think this is next gen you are literally blind. I just got Ghost recon, and I already had COD2 which was excelent looking, but I about **** myself when I saw Ghost recon, it is freaking amazing.

considering that is just the second wave of games, I think we can look forward to even better.

Halo 3 is coming too, which automatically makes it awesome, and it looks amazing.

Sony is full of ********, they always put out videos and tell everyone that it is gameplay, and then it isn't.

I think the 360 will be cheaper then the Ps3 aswell

frogstomp
06-10-2006, 06:38 PM
Dude, it is amazing. It is so much fun, especially multiplayer.

If you don't think this is next gen you are literally blind. I just got Ghost recon, and I already had COD2 which was excelent looking, but I about *********** myself when I saw Ghost recon, it is freaking amazing.

considering that is just the second wave of games, I think we can look forward to even better.

Halo 3 is coming too, which automatically makes it awesome, and it looks amazing.

Sony is full of ***********, they always put out videos and tell everyone that it is gameplay, and then it isn't.

I think the 360 will be cheaper then the Ps3 aswell

That was known a long time ago... where have you been? PS3 base costs 100 more than premium 360.

smittyjs
06-10-2006, 09:33 PM
It's worthy of being called a next-generation system

Finz99
06-10-2006, 09:37 PM
Fight Night Round 3 on Xbox 360 owns.

smittyjs
06-10-2006, 09:42 PM
For those of you who bought a 360, what made you invest in this system in the first place? Was it because it was the first next gen system? Was it because you feel eventually it will have some must buy games ( Halo 3) or did you feel the release games were must have already?

I respect xbox live ALOT more than what PS2 offered on first gen. Call of duty 2(Badass on line), PGR3(one of the best racing games of all time), and hitman blood money(very good game). I'll add one more racing game this year, moto GP or test drive and Ncca football 07 and be settled for awhile. Then this Fall some of the Must buy games start coming out.


Xbox live really help the REPLAY value of all your games and IMO is a must for any 360 owners....

draftguru151
06-10-2006, 09:46 PM
For those of you who bought a 360, what made you invest in this system in the first place? Was it because it was the first next gen system? Was it because you feel eventually it will have some must buy games ( Halo 3) or did you feel the release games were must have already?

I respect xbox live ALOT more than what PS2 offered on first gen. Call of duty 2(Badass on line), PGR3(one of the best racing games of all time), and hitman blood money(very good game). I'll add one more racing game this year, moto GP or test drive and Ncca football 07 and be settled for awhile. Then this Fall some of the Must buy games start coming out.


Xbox live really help the REPLAY value of all your games and IMO is a must for any 360 owners....

Seriously, xbox live changed my life. I got sick of Madden and nba2k6, then I got live, and play them everyday. I <3 live.

rainbeaukid2
06-10-2006, 09:46 PM
i think that i am gonna go for a 360 for my birthday.

iworshipbender
06-10-2006, 09:53 PM
achivements are the best thing since vibrating controlers

draftguru151
06-10-2006, 09:56 PM
achivements are the best thing since vibrating controlers

I love the little thing at the top of your screen when you get one.

Whats up with the currency online?

Burned_By_Santana
06-10-2006, 11:30 PM
Probably gonna get the Wii...I dont feel like spending 300$ more then i feel i have to. I dont think the 360 is 300$ better.

Raiderz4Life
06-11-2006, 12:31 AM
Probably gonna get the Wii...I dont feel like spending 300$ more then i feel i have to. I dont think the 360 is 300$ better.

lol it also comes in all the colors of the rainbow. the wii is gonna be a joke. I'm going PS3 and then i'll buy the 360 later

birdman11
06-11-2006, 12:44 AM
CALL OF DUTY=BEST GAME EVER

iworshipbender
06-11-2006, 01:31 AM
CALL OF DUTY=BEST GAME EVERBIRDMAN11=MOST GHETTO PERSON EVER

slightlyaraiderfan
06-11-2006, 02:16 AM
I am very satisfied with my 360, better than I expected.

I appreciate you, SARF.
I appreciate you too, FS. You are one of the reasons I got a 360. <3

Haha, I do what I can... what games do you have?
I have Fight Night , Call of Duty 2 and baseball. I told myself that I was going to stay away from sports games, which have always dominated my collection. But, it looks like the trend has started again. I'm going to get a game tomorrow probably, and it won't be a sports game! :P

frogstomp
06-11-2006, 11:01 AM
I am very satisfied with my 360, better than I expected.

I appreciate you, SARF.
I appreciate you too, FS. You are one of the reasons I got a 360. <3

Haha, I do what I can... what games do you have?
I have Fight Night , Call of Duty 2 and baseball. I told myself that I was going to stay away from sports games, which have always dominated my collection. But, it looks like the trend has started again. I'm going to get a game tomorrow probably, and it won't be a sports game! :P

If you have XBox Live, I highly advise you to get GRAW. If not... Oblivion. :P

Bengalsrz
06-11-2006, 11:55 AM
I am very satisfied with my 360, better than I expected.

I appreciate you, SARF.
I appreciate you too, FS. You are one of the reasons I got a 360. <3

Haha, I do what I can... what games do you have?
I have Fight Night , Call of Duty 2 and baseball. I told myself that I was going to stay away from sports games, which have always dominated my collection. But, it looks like the trend has started again. I'm going to get a game tomorrow probably, and it won't be a sports game! :P

If you have XBox Live, I highly advise you to get GRAW. If not... Oblivion. :P

My neighbor has x360 live, whats graw? if it sounds good i might tell him he should get it.

Bengalsrz
06-11-2006, 11:57 AM
oh, ghost recon, nvm, my neighbor alrady has that game, its really fun.

frogstomp
06-11-2006, 11:59 AM
oh, ghost recon, nvm, my neighbor alrady has that game, its really fun.

Good job. :wink:

smittyjs
06-11-2006, 01:22 PM
After reading all of this, i'm going to play some COD2 online :lol:

steelersfan43
06-11-2006, 01:44 PM
360 is awesome. I;m addicted to ghost recon.

is that only for 360 or is it on xbox 1 to

ATLDirtyBirds
06-11-2006, 01:47 PM
Read that they catch on fire alot.

iworshipbender
06-11-2006, 01:48 PM
Read that they catch on fire alot.they dont

steelersfan43
06-11-2006, 01:52 PM
does ghost recon have the xm8 cuz that is my favorite gun now and if it does i will have to buy it

draftguru151
06-11-2006, 01:53 PM
Read that they catch on fire alot.

That happened to some of the first shipment, but I know a lot of people that got the first shipment and nothing happened. The only problem with it is overheating from what I've heard. And that can be prevented by having it in an open space, or if you are perinoid enough get a fan for it for like $30/40.

Burned_By_Santana
06-11-2006, 02:17 PM
Probably gonna get the Wii...I dont feel like spending 300$ more then i feel i have to. I dont think the 360 is 300$ better.

lol it also comes in all the colors of the rainbow. the wii is gonna be a joke. I'm going PS3 and then i'll buy the 360 later

Not really. I think that's better that it comes in all colors lol more variety. Good luck with spending about 1200$ on game systems lol.

smittyjs
06-11-2006, 04:13 PM
Read that they catch on fire alot.

My buddy regular xbox did :lol: , and he got a new one from MS :lol:

frogstomp
06-11-2006, 05:39 PM
The Wii will be amazing. The Wii60 will be even better. I live in Canada, so a PS3 and one game will be around $900.

draftguru151
06-11-2006, 06:04 PM
The Wii will be amazing. The Wii60 will be even better. I live in Canada, so a PS3 and one game will be around $900.

What's the story with the Wii? I really have no idea about it, other than what it looks like and its funky controller. And whats with the Wii60?

frogstomp
06-11-2006, 06:07 PM
The Wii will be amazing. The Wii60 will be even better. I live in Canada, so a PS3 and one game will be around $900.

What's the story with the Wii? I really have no idea about it, other than what it looks like and its funky controller. And whats with the Wii60?

The Wii60 is just a joke saying you can have a Wii and a XBox 360 for the price of a PS3.