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Old 06-03-2009, 12:40 AM
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So summer is here and I love the Xbox 360 (but it pales in comparison to my Dreamcast) and I am trying to decide if I should buy a PlayStation 3. Now I was one of those guys who said the PS3 had no good games but that stance has changed since two years ago.

1. Metal Gear 4
2. Ratchet and Clank
3. Killzone 2
4. Resistance
5. Resistance 2
6. Lair
7. Alone in the Dark: Inferno
8. Infamous
9. LittleBigPlanet
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Its tempting, but the $400 is meh... Should I wait for a price drop or jump on now I guess is my question.

Quick Note: it says I have a PS3 in my signature, but that is my elder brother who is moving out with it. (He just uses it for Blu-ray).
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Old 06-03-2009, 12:45 AM
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It's worth owning both of these systems. I find myself playing my 360 more, primarily for controller preference and achievements. However, the PS3 has its nice games. Honestly, the BD player was the selling point, not too mention the BC. I own a 60gb...if you can, find one of those.

You can wait, or you can jump in. Closer towards Christmas you'll find better deals, but probably have a harder time getting it.
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Old 06-03-2009, 12:52 AM
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What twonun said, I also think if you wait till the holidays you might even find a price drop. But just want to make clear that I personally think my ps3 was worht the $600 I paid on launch.
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Old 06-03-2009, 01:09 AM
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cant go wrong with a ps3, esp this year. i think mlb the show(if youre a fan of baseball) and infamous are enough to buy a ps3. but i would say wait for the holidays if you dont wanna spend the cash, im hoping they drop the price. plus if you wait youll have it right when uncharted 2 is coming out.
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Old 06-03-2009, 08:45 AM
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Amazon still has these in stock:

http://www.amazon.com/PlayStation-Me...f=pd_rhf_p_t_1
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Old 06-03-2009, 08:57 AM
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Since you 've had it at home you know exactly what to expect and whether it's worth $400 to you.
Now as long as there 's no game you absolutely want to keep playing right after your brother moves out wait for the inevitable price drop later in the year.

B plan: buy your brother a standalone Blu-ray player (they go for $300 or less now) in return for his leaving the PS3 to you since that's all he uses it for.
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Old 06-03-2009, 10:11 AM
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well figuring you had one in your house ou should know if you think its worth it or not.
personally unless you cant live without those exclusives and bluray then just stick with 360.
Most of the better games this year are multiplatform anyway.
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Old 06-03-2009, 10:12 AM
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Uncharted 2 is worth buying a PS3 for alone. Get it.
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Old 06-03-2009, 10:14 AM
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I second the, buy your brother a Blu-ray player to keep the PS3.
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Old 06-03-2009, 10:23 AM
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well figuring you had one in your house ou should know if you think its worth it or not.
personally unless you cant live without those exclusives and bluray then just stick with 360.
Most of the better games this year are multiplatform anyway.
How was InFamous on the 360? Did you pre-order your copy of Uncharted 2 on the 360 yet?
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