Thread: PS3 Newbie
07-26-2012 08:44 AM #16
Still too frequent: PlayStation Network Down for 16 Hours of Maintenance This Thursday
Amazon != sales.. and PS3 exclusives have had their share of relative bombs lately.. hence Sonyís new family plan.
And PS3 is far from the best blu-ray player these days. For $120, you can get one with HDMI 1.4 (needed for best 3D), a remote, HDMI cable and itís already universal remote compatible without an additional adapter purchase.DarkRedRain (XBL, PSN, WiiU)
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07-26-2012 08:55 AM #17
07-26-2012 09:21 AM #18
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07-26-2012 09:38 AM #20
The ps3 is missing some features found on high end blu-ray players. It's also more expensive now than other blu-ray players that have the same features as the ps3. Really the only reason to buy it for blu-ray is if you also want to play those games that are exclusive to the ps3. The OP has only bought multi plats, some of which are not as good as the 360 versions.
The OP already had a blu-ray player and bought a ps3. He clearly didn't need to buy another, and certainly didn't need to spend $300 to buy a new one so he could give his old one to his brother.
In the end I don't really care what he buys. Why would anyone. I'm just going with my opinion that buying a game system (360/ps3) to playback dvd or blu-ray is ghetto. There are much cheaper options now. I also don't know how seriously I can take someone who thinks that a $300-$400 beats by dre boom box is "expensive" and that an audio sound bar is living for audio perfection.
07-26-2012 09:57 AM #21
I agree with the OP, regardless. With his commitment to excellence (dre headphones aside), I have confidence in the future direction of this country.
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07-26-2012 11:43 AM #27
07-26-2012 01:03 PM #28
PS3 is an excellent, full-featured, and (most importantly) fast Blu-Ray player. Its one real flaw, and it is major, is the lack of IR remote control support, though that's fixable. That and price. There's absolutely nothing wrong with having it as a BD player, but it is kind of weird to buy it if you JUST want a BD player.Receiver: Denon 3808CI / Remote: Logitech Harmony 1
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07-26-2012 02:23 PM #29
wow. such anger. I guess it is a smack down. And seriously, I do appreciate everybody abiding by the no-personal-attack rules. Like, I admitted I have severe OCD in a post, and normally that is taken, ran with, and finally used to pummel me.
back to smack down comments: and congrats to the ps3 haters. enjoy that non BD and BD3D capable giant unwieldy gaming system known as Xbox!"I have here some $8000 in these letters sent to my office from all over the country - quarters, dimes, dollar bills from housewives, plumbers, car salesmen, teachers, invalids... These are the people who cannot afford to send money but do." ~Jim Garrison (Kevin Costner), Oliver Stone's masterpiece JFK (1991)
07-26-2012 02:27 PM #30
Nah, no personal attacks. Some of the posters that responded are out of ideas on what kind of user-name to pick next should they get banned again. So they are all on good behavior.
But really, you aren't going to gain much smackdown traction around here this late in the game. About 4 years ago, this thread would have had 19 pages to it, with at least 12 infractions handed out. now, its like - whatever - lets just have fun with it.