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Playstation 3 Will you buy a PS3 if...

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Neogumbercules, 20 Sep 2007.

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Will you buy a 'budget' PS3

Poll closed 19 Sep 2008.
  1. Sure

    21 vote(s)
    29.2%
  2. Hell no

    51 vote(s)
    70.8%
  1. Neogumbercules

    Neogumbercules New Member

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    Ok so there are rumors that Foxconn is being contracted by Sony to make newer, cheaper PS3s. The rumors are it will come with a 40GB hard drive. I don't think this is confirmed yet, but a lot of times these rumors do come true. So the figure I saw was $399 USD. So, if Sony were to make a new, cheaper PS3 would you buy it?
     
  2. kempez

    kempez modding again!

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    If I didn't already have one, yes :p
     
  3. steveo_mcg

    steveo_mcg New Member

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    well, probably.
     
  4. alastor

    alastor New Member

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    Depends on the games above all else really. This year, no
     
  5. will.

    will. A motorbike of jealousy!

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  6. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  7. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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  8. GoodBytes

    GoodBytes How many wifi's does it have?

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    Probably that console will send rootkits on your electric plugs or something to infect everything.
    Seriously, I see no good or promising games... Sure there is Metal Gear Solid, but it's not worth buying a console for 1 or 2 games.
     
  9. DougEdey

    DougEdey I pwn all your storage

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    heavenly sword is the only game that tickled my taste buds, but since TGS they have become entirely ecstatic. I would buy one now, but I'm looking to move to Canada and thus need to save money
     
  10. Fod

    Fod what is the cheesecake?

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    i'll buy a ps3 when there are some games out for it that i want to play. the same time i am going to buy a 360, in fact (actually for the 360 that's going to be after christmas)

    simple as that.
     
  11. woodshop

    woodshop UnSeenly

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    only if it still supports linux.
     
  12. talladega

    talladega I'm Squidward

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    if it has hdd it woudl still support linux. they would haev to totally change their o/s just for that version to not support it. plus you can just use a 3.5" hdd in an external enclosure with a sata or esata port on it and use a sata or esata-sata cable and connect it to the sata port inside the ps3 itself for larger hdd for a cheaper price than a 2.5" hdd.
     
  13. Stuey

    Stuey You will be defenestrated!

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    Nope. I've got a Wii and barely it since opening it a month ago. My life simply does not permit heavy duty gaming these days. =(
     
  14. Woodstock

    Woodstock So Say We All

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  15. Firehed

    Firehed Why not? I own a domain to match.

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    Maybe when they're down to $129 and FF14 is out (though assuming it takes the FF12 route, I won't bother... it's fun, but it's the same as any old RPG thanks to the complete lack of worthwhile story - I got 60 hours in before getting bored with it and still had no idea what was happening).
     
  16. danskmacabre

    danskmacabre New Member

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    Nope, May well buy a Wii sometime, my kids will love it.
    For me I prefer gaming on my PC and my DS.
     
  17. riggs

    riggs ^_^

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    No, my housemate already has a 360 & Wii, which I hardly play tbh.

    I may pick up a 2nd hand one in 2 or 3 years time, but only for the exclusive games.
     
  18. cmberry20

    cmberry20 Mad Scientist

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    I think the PS3 has several problems which discourage the general populous from buying it (including myself)

    1. Price.

    2. The lack of good games.

    3. The lack of games!

    4. If offers nothing new - PS3 games are just better looking PS2 games which were in fact just better looking PS1 games.

    Making it cheaper doesnt fix problems 2, 3 & 4

    So no, I wouldnt buy a cheap(er) PS3
     
  19. Hugo

    Hugo Ex-TrustedReviews Staff

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    1. Not as much of an issue as people try to make it, 2 is the real problem

    2. Coming soon(TM)

    3. See 2

    4. Blu-ray, can run Linux, motion control (ok, the last is clutching at straws) - new enough for ya?

    5. Post-purchase-justification syndrome... I mean...uh....it's black!
     
  20. Gravemind123

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    It has a couple new features, but nothing revolutionary, but you could say that about most consoles that have ever existed, just being like a better graphics version of their predecessors. It has blu-ray, but that doesn't matter to people who can't afford it now, as they probably also can't afford an HDTV. Even at the same price as an Xbox360, the 360 would still be my choice, because it has some good games for it, and soon will have Halo 3, which if it has some good single player and some good multiplayer it could be a great console shooter.
     

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