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Readers Respond: 5 Reasons to Buy a PlayStation 3 (Not a Wii or Xbox 360)

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I've listed my top five reasons to buy a PS3 and I want to know your thoughts. Do you think these five things put the PS3 head and shoulders above the Wii or Xbox 360? Or do the Nintendo and Microsoft systems have too many advantages over the PS3 to make it the system to buy?

...what.

THE ONLY REASON I WOULD BUY A PS3 IS TO PLAY CASTLEVANIA. BUT OH WAIT THEY HAVE IT ON WII / DS. yeah sony don't have first party support like nintendo and microsoft, so their games are kinda crap. my cousin is 11, has no problem with xbox online, and it's not even that expensive. the only downfall about the 360 is that if you don't have live, games are shit, because microsoft basically rely on multiplayer. it's a shame they didn't make more family - friendly games like Nintendo, so that's why the Wii is better because their motion control came first (Kinect doesn't work properly in certain conditions and the games are crap, and ps3 move is a blatant copy) plus most games have offline co-op, so anyone can pick up and play. yeah, it might have not the best graphics ever (even though they're still great)but the most important aspect of a game is FUN. so nintendo got it right, making games which everyone recognises. everyone knows mario, he's an icon. master chief? pffft, nintendo win. :/
—Guest rubyrockets

microsoft, xbox, and bill gates suck

they just suck. their exclusives are stupid. only stupid white rednecks prefer xbox over ps3.
—Guest XBOX and MS suck

both are cool!!

lsn guys ps3 has a blu ray player but the graphics of d xbox and ps3 r d same!! but i think go for ps3 becoz... its launching 3d games but xbox hving kinect is also not bad!!!!
—Guest yash

both are cool!!

lsn guys ps3 has a blu ray player but the graphics of d xbox and ps3 r d same!! but i think go for ps3 becoz... its launching 3d games but xbox hving kinect is also not bad!!!!
—Guest yash

Why can't we have just a gaming Consoles

There is no need for all this stupid Wi-Fi and Connect-Me-To The-Internet junk. Personally I would never buy the Xbox 360 because it's basically a computer and computers go bad after about a year or two. PS3 sounds great just get that internet stuff off there and change it to normal DVd instead of stupid Blu Ray. If I want a computer I will go get one. All I want is a gaming console that can play games normal DVD's without the internet junk. No one has 100 dollars to just waste on one Blu-Ray disc. So let's just sit down play a game and quit worrying about the hard drive going out or what stupid idiot hacked your account on your internet.
—Guest Nope

Lame/Fanboy responses above...

Everyone just jumps on the band-wagon slating one console because they own the other. The main two consoles in question, PS3 & X-Box both have pros and cons, and before you decide to slam on me, I own all three. I don't really see a difference with the gaming quality while playing online. Overall graphics....yeah ok, the PS3 takes that award. Though the X-Box does have a slightly bigger library. Costs.... PS3, only extra needed was a bluetooth headset. X-Box, had to pay extra for wireless controller, bluetooth, larger storage drive, AND my biggest gripe, yes it has online abilities, but you have to pay extra EVERY month to play online. So far my X-Box has cost nearly three times the amount paid for my PS3. My favourite... I don't have one. Stop the pointless fights please. The main article was an interesting read but the arguing responses are getting really boring.
—Guest J74

Right On!

PS3 is the greatest thing ever invented ever. It's got by far the bestest graphics and a hyper speed processor. The addition of the Move controller makes it way better. The movements and graphics are so precise. Also, the tiny unicorn in the processor core makes the graphics run super fast. The wireless controllers hold a charge forever - I've had mine for 4 years in a perpetual motion machine and they are still fully charged. Besides, if they ever do lose their charge you can just use the bluetooth time machine and fast forward to when your controllers are charged. The Bluray video is amazing, movies seem realer than ever and one night William Shatner came out of the tv and made himself a sandwich. Lastly it features "Feature-Invent" which is a self-programming application that finds out about competitor features and immediately develops way better ones that are 3x faster and free.
—Guest PS3 Rocks

all are good

i own all 3 systems ps3, xbox 360 and wiii as well, this is my comparison ps3 96% xbox360 93% wii 91% overal, all what i want to say with this is that all system are pretty good just ps3 is tiny bit better than other ones... i like to play all of them
—Guest me

stupid.

guys really. why get a xbox.. pay like 50 bucks a month to play on LIVE? when you can pay a little more for a ps3.. and NOT have to pay to play online! At the end.. Xbox adds up after the years... (If you are playing on LIVE) like SO much more than the ps3
—Guest Jerry

ps3 not tottly free

u have to buy blue tooth to talk to people so its really not tottly free
—Guest what what

Sorry guys

"The war between playstation and xbox"?. Dude, its all about fun. I mean, i am personal a voter for playstation but that doesnt mean i hate xbox or something. The fact that people just vote for the console they own is really disturbing. Most of you guys probably have never played on an playstation AND xbox and either way, dont go comparing eachother. Both consoles are made for fun, not for endless discussions about what is better. Just accept that the playstation is better. Nah just kidding, but seriously, just play on UR console and STFU. Thnx.
—Guest Jasper

ps3 sucks

Only reasons you think xbox sucks is because you cant afford it you broke B***H and you probably wait for christmas to buy your games too.
—Guest xbox fan

xbox avatar kinect decimates playstation

are u kidding me with this playstation is better than xbox nonsense. and just in case there was any doubt, avatar kinect was announced today, and it puts playstation home to shame. the only thing playstation has going for itself is the blueray drive. but unless you are really in a financial crisis, you are far better to get an xbox and a standalone blueray player, one ironically made by sony, as they make the most reliable disc player (in my experience). if you can't afford a standalone blueray player you probably can't afford the blueray discs, and should just skip this waste of technology anyhow. everything is going to direct 1080p streaming now. you can do that on the xbox. my blueray player never gets used.
—Guest LOL at the SONY PLAYSTATION FAIL

xbox avatar kinect decimates playstation

are u kidding me with this playstation is better than xbox nonsense. and just in case there was any doubt, avatar kinect was announced today, and it puts playstation home to shame. the only thing playstation has going for itself is the blueray drive. but unless you are really in a financial crisis, you are far better to get an xbox and a standalone blueray player, one ironically made by sony, as they make the most reliable disc player (in my experience). if you can't afford a standalone blueray player you probably can't afford the blueray discs, and should just skip this waste of technology anyhow. everything is going to direct 1080p streaming now. you can do that on the xbox. my blueray player never gets used.
—Guest LOL at the SONY PLAYSTATION FAIL

stop fighting!

please stop this stupid bickering about which console is better! look every system has its faults the ps3 has, the xbox has and so does the dam wii! stop fighting about which console is better and play the games!!!! long time ago people didnt care which console they had but the games they played, i have played ALL the systems and ps3 has the gaming library that appeals to me maybe not to you but for me it has better games, just play the games and enjoy that NOT THE SYSTEM YOUR PLAYING ON!!!!!!! so please stop b!tching about the consoles
—Guest stop fighting!

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