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Reader Editorial: Why Choose The PlayStation 3?

Editor's Note: This is an editorial written by one of the PSX Extreme members/readers. We asked if readers might interested in submitting some of their own stuff - we're one big happy community, after all - and they obliged. It was a mini-contest where we assigned the topic and selected our favorite; we'll continue to do this every now and then so if you want to participate, visit the Reader Submissions thread in the forums.

Why Choose The PlayStation 3?

This generation of consoles is quite fractured, more so than the previous two generations. The Wii has grabbed most of the casual audience that previously turned to Sony for cheap, simple gaming, and Microsoft has spent a great deal of effort (and money) on making the 360 an attractive alternative for the core gamers who in previous generations turned to Sony for high-profile third-party games.

So where does this leave Sony; specifically, its PlayStation 3? The most obvious answer is that the console is still left with arguably the strongest collection of first-party developers and exclusives of all three home consoles currently on the market. Certainly, unless Microsoft or Nintendo have some big announcements planned for E3, the PS3 has by far the strongest line-up of exclusives for 2009. It's also worth noting that the loss of third-party exclusives seldom means the game becomes a 360 exclusive and no longer available on the PS3; only that the game is released for both.

Then there's the matter of value. Both the cheapest 360 and the Wii sit comfortably at much lower price points than the PS3. For the average consumer, that's enough to swing the decision away from the PS3, but the fact remains that the extra cost is far outweighed by the gains of features like Blu-Ray functionality and a wireless internet connection right out of the box, both things lacking in its HD competitor. The disastrous hardware issues of the 360 also need to be mentioned, even if these problems are diminishing.

While not quite on par with the premium Xbox Live service, Sony's PlayStation Network is still an excellent free service for online gaming, with the PlayStation Store being a good source of demos, downloadable games, themes, videos and additional content. When not free, these downloads are always sold with real prices rather than the vague points systems used by Microsoft and Nintendo. Sony has also made great strides since the system's launch to make the PSN more comparable to XBL, and as the years go by it will likely become increasingly difficult to find ways in which the PSN does not stand alongside Live as a robust online gaming service.

Another strength of the 360 has been its community features, with achievements, mandatory leaderboards in Xbox Live Arcade games, gamercards and access to other gamers' profiles from the PC all coming together to result in entire communities building up around these features. This is another area where Sony has done a good job catching up; it's rare now for games to release without trophies (and soon all games will have them), the EU PSN recently launched gamercards (with the US likely to follow) and players can access their own profiles and trophy collections from their PCs, with more functionality to come.

Of course, the primary consideration when buying a games console should always be the games available for it, and Blu-Ray, Live, trophies/achievements and motion controls are all secondary considerations. After a rough start, multiplatform games on the PS3 are generally on par with the 360 versions, meaning that it is mainly about which games are exclusively available on one system.

Titles like Halo, Gears of War, Fable and third-party games like Mass Effect (still currently exclusive) all represent the 360 well, with exclusive DLC deals for certain third-party games making them more attractive propositions on Microsoft's console. The Wii has all the old Nintendo stalwarts of Mario, Metroid, Zelda and Smash Brothers that some gamers will enjoy each and every generation, with certain third-party exclusives like MadWorld and No More Heroes bolstering the line-up.

As mentioned above, to compete with these the PS3 has some of the strongest developers and franchises of the last few generations, with series likes God of War, Killzone, Uncharted and Gran Turismo all seen as leaders in their respective genres, and high-profile third-party exclusives like Metal Gear Solid 4 adding to the line-up. When combined with the console's other existing exclusives and the new IPs we are likely to see as the generation progresses, it's difficult to see how a PS3 purchase could possibly disappoint.

5/2/2009 Ben "The Benny" Wilkinson

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Comments (69 posts)

SplendidBlended
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 1:29:51 PM
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Nice editorial... Ben? Wait, another Ben?
Oh god.

"While not quite on par with the premium Xbox Live service"

^ True, but you can avoid the type of crowd Xbox Live attracts. [:

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Jordanboi123
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 1:34:57 PM

couldn't agree more thats one of the reason's my ps3 is the main system for me everytime i go on the 360/XBL and play online i get some little kid's calling my mum names that kind of thing.on psn i find that most of the player's are adults and alot more friendly.

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The_Benny
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 1:43:48 PM

That is a good point. If you're not playing with friends then the worst elements of Live's community can definitely harm the experience, and there does seem to be a higher chance of that than on the PSN.

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Scarecrow
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 3:30:15 PM

Amen to that

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Deadman
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 3:51:18 PM

I have no clue what the LIVE experience is like but as of late my friends and I have had to deal with some unfavorable rasist comments on COD4 on the PSN so I think its migrating.

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SplendidBlended
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 3:53:40 PM

Everyone I've met so far has been very polite, and friendly.
Which, for me, was a total surprise.
I mean, this one guy even helped me fix my computer the other night while playing RE5 Versus mode.

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MadKatBebop
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 7:22:19 PM

For real man! Ive been called so many racial names on XBL or some cat would say he wants to kill all black and mexican people! I like PSN much better the people seem nicer.

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Bugzbunny109
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 9:02:25 PM

PSN is "nicer" than XBL because fewer people have headsets on PSN. Its not that Xbox appeals to a certain demographic that just happen to be racist and chauvinistic. There are duches on PSN also!

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Oyashiro
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 9:21:20 PM

@bugzbunny

I agree, And I actually hope it stays this way.

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migabyte
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 10:16:23 PM

I don't know about XBL, but I've met quite a few cocks on PSN. Play SOCOM for a day and you'll see. I will probably never play the game again (I own it), because of these people.

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Wage SLAVES
Sunday, May 03, 2009 @ 11:05:23 AM

360 has a crazy bad problem with Teenies blabbing away with annoying racist comments. Thats that I have hours of Live play and DAYS of PSN gaming!

Racism is retarded...we are the only species of animal on the SAME earth that do this...and we call ourselves CIVIL?

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MadKatBebop
Sunday, May 03, 2009 @ 12:31:25 PM

Nicely put Wage SLAVES!

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WolfCrimson
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 2:09:17 PM
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LOL @ the fact that under the article, below the author's name, a twitter link has appeared.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 2:16:29 PM

Heh, that's okay.

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EddPm6
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 2:16:20 PM
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I actually dont see any diffrence between live and PSN. Besides price.......... I had one of my xbox friends tell me " well they got netflix renting" oh congrats, you first pay $40/ month for internet then $50 a year on XBL and NOW you have a minimum $8/month for movies you dont OWN.

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Gregory Freeman
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 4:09:22 PM

meenwhile you have the $40/MO for internet, $00.oo/MO for PSN, And the ability to BUY/Rent Movies For Cheap...
my stance was always this:

I Pay For Internet Access, Why Must I Pay To Use It???

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Riku994
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 2:22:20 PM
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Lol, this is definitely just Ben in disguise :P

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LegendaryWolfeh
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 2:27:56 PM

Nah, I definitely don't think Ben would lie to us. :P

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SplendidBlended
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 3:46:10 PM

Ben, you would never lie to us, right? Never ever? Oh my god, I can't even thing about such a thing. ;__;

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SHADOW [Moderator]
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 3:46:36 PM

The Benny has been around here longer than Ben. This is definitely his work. Check out the forum if you need proof.

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www
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 4:17:41 PM

Trust me, he's too old for that.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 4:27:18 PM

Yeah, this is very legitimate. Please, everyone visit the reader submission thread in the forums. Anyone is welcome to try!

I'll post up the next topic in a week or two.

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The_Benny
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 4:45:08 PM

It would be kind of amusing if Ben had been secretly roleplaying a second person named Ben all these years, having disagreements with himself over the merits of the Wii.

Unfortunately I am real though, sorry.

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SplendidBlended
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 6:55:21 PM

Obviously I was joking.
Don't take the interwebz too seriously.

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Lairfan
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 3:13:28 PM
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Nice editorial. Personally, I have never seen anything on Xbox Live that has outdone anything on PSN (I usually don't use all of those trivial extra features, like photo albums and what-not), but that's just my opinion.

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dveisalive
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 3:32:55 PM
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Why choose the PS3 because its future proof!

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Scarecrow
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 3:35:18 PM
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The only difference is the little Arcade games(most of which you can get on the Wii's Virtua Console).

Anyway PSN is great, and unlike countless ports *cough* XBL *cough* it has a lot of great games like Flower, Pixel Junk, etc.

Oh don't forget ps1's Greates Hits(and the fact that you can play on them on your psp!)

PSN's where it's at.


When it comes to games. Seriously, in terms of exclusives, the ps3 already surpassed the 360.

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SHADOW [Moderator]
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 3:45:42 PM

I love how you hate on ports and then praise the PS1 ports on PSN. Blatant hypocracy for the win. lol. I'm only half serious.

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Deadman
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 3:46:17 PM
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Good editorial "Benny" congrats dude its a good read.

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bebestorm
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 3:56:53 PM
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Good one " The Benny"......I like how you compared all the consoles strengths and weakneses without any fanboyism.

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Sir Shak
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 4:12:18 PM
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Hey Benny ,nice article , congrats on winning the competition .

I got into console gaming last year because GTA hadn't been announced for Pc's yet . I chose the PS3 because of the playstation brand's instantly recognisable success . And after playing the games it had to offer and looking at upcoming titles, the one thing PS3 can boast about its line-up is variety . Whatever genre I may feel like playing , I know the black box has me covered .

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www
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 4:21:57 PM
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Actually i don't really see how LIVE has that much of an advantage over PSN....almost if not the same! Okay,the only thing is the premium 360 comes with the headset and i have it, so that's the only plus i see.

No doubt PS3 definitely has this year,way too many exclusives.

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The_Benny
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 4:58:34 PM

For the most part it comes down to lots of little things, some of which the 360 pretty much had at launch and the PS3 is still slowly acquiring. The global voice chat and private chat channels, easy forming of groups and jumping both into games and from game to game, and a bunch of other things that are mandatory requirements for Live games and not for the PSN.

Of course, when you take away everything from Live that the PSN does for free I'm not sure the extras you'd be left with are going to look like good value for the monthly fee. Sony are doing a good job of trying to match most of what Live offers while keeping the costs away from the user.

Even if the PSN could only objectively be declared 70 or 80% as good as Live, that's still damn good for not having a fee attached.

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N a S a H
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 6:53:55 PM

LMAO dude, PSN is miles behind XBL. It never lags, mics are better, there is a movie market for Europe and not just America, the party system where you can talk to people in any game. That's just a start.

Don't get me wrong, I love my PS3 but I'd never take is seriously online wise.

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Fatcat3788
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 7:14:34 PM

You (NASAH) have obviously not played Gears of War 2 online that much... Go play a couple rounds and come back and say that Xbox live doesn't lag.

As for the PSN and Xbox Live being 100% equal. I don't think so. I still think that xbox live has a one up but that is only slightly. As CobraSalad said earlier, you get a different environment when you are online on a PS3. This one advantage is enough for me to choose the PSN over the Xbox live.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 7:34:02 PM

NASAH: Then you haven't played online with the PS3. Live lags constantly in my experience and as far as I can tell, the Network is often more reliable.

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The_Benny
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 7:57:57 PM

It's not an exact science. Some people find Live flawless while others find it laggy, some have perfect experiences with the PSN while others have trouble even staying connected.

Obviously neither Microsoft or Sony are going to be running online services that don't actually work, or placing a heavy focus on online mulitplayer games if they wouldn't actually be playable. Presumably each works for the majority of people for most of the time. It's probably especially true in Live's case, because if it was too unreliable for too many people then they wouldn't have any subscriptions.

In terms of lag, disconnections and general stability one service might be slightly (or even significantly) better than the other, but I don't know of any data being collected anywhere that could objectively prove that.

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migabyte
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 10:21:05 PM

50$ is enough money a year. I don't know about XBL but for 50$ it better be flawless. Over a 6 year period that's 300$, enough to buy a PS3 which everyone keeps saying is soooooo expensive.

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kreate
Sunday, May 03, 2009 @ 5:15:11 AM

for people who are not sure about the xbox live stability:

google 'xbox live class action lawsuit'
(i used yahoo)
multiple links will show up as well as multiple lawsuits will show up.

google 'psn class action lawsuit'
it will redirect u to the xbox live class action lawsuit page.

this is all cuz xbox live have failed numerous times.

so can anyone please tell me how xbox live is better than psn?

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ocelotboss
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 6:24:02 PM
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you should chose ps3 because it has better online service, best graphics, and best games hands down- mgs4, killzone 2, littlebigplanet, resistance 2, and come at me if u disagree. Kojima for life , mgs for life

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Fatcat3788
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 7:17:53 PM

Just keep what you are saying in mind when Kojima starts making multiplat. REMEMBER that he is good at what he does and NOT that he went multiplat... WHEN it happens I hope you will still say the same about him.

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WNDRTWN1
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 6:25:37 PM
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Amen to that, Benny. Nice editorial by the way.

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Neurotoxiny
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 6:30:26 PM
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Awesome. That's all I have to say about this article. And Benny. And the PS3.

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chicko1983
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 6:51:37 PM
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nice post Benny

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Bugzbunny109
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 9:24:13 PM
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The 360 has ran out of fuel, as far as I am concerned. It seems like Microsoft has given up on it. The software is deplorable, systems are still failling, the last XBL update was terible; they could have done much better than that. It is holding on to a very thin thread; only its price tag is giving it life, but it's demise is imminent. I am now only intersted in the next console Microsoft will be introducing.

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twenty8nine
Sunday, May 03, 2009 @ 2:26:18 AM

That next console will probably be the xBox Bomb. Not because it is "da bomb", but because with their launch problems, it is likely to explode and take a chunk of the room with it.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 10:15:07 PM
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Congrats Benny, this is my second read through as I've been sorta kinda involved in the Reader Submissions thread myself :)

Excellent job being objective. And well, I chose PS3 for many of those reasons, others I was surprised to learn about AFTER I'd bought it.

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twenty8nine
Sunday, May 03, 2009 @ 2:23:40 AM

I didn't discover a number of features of the PS3 until I had gotten one. The multimedia machine is very nice.

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BikerSaint
Saturday, May 02, 2009 @ 10:39:44 PM
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Nice article, Benny!

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duffman
Sunday, May 03, 2009 @ 2:33:44 AM
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give me xbox 360 any day i dont like companies forcing you to have features your not interested in. i dont like wifi people can tap in and use it on you. i already have a blu ray player so i dont need that either. but well writen.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Sunday, May 03, 2009 @ 4:47:53 AM

Oh no! All these extra features are being forced on me!

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kreate
Sunday, May 03, 2009 @ 5:22:59 AM

wouldnt it be cheaper to buy a ps3 than to buy a xbox360 and a blu ray player?

u must not be a owner of a wireless cell phone.
its all about wireless these days.


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Mornelithe
Sunday, May 03, 2009 @ 12:04:54 PM

You can easily make your Wifi connection unusable by outside sources simply by using the built-in features of your Wireless router. They all have them. MAC address filtering is my favorite, since all it requires is taking the physical MAC address from the PS3, PC, Laptop or any other periphery that may require a network connection, and plugging it into the filter list. To do this on your PS3, it's in system info. On your PC:

Start ->Run ->cmd.exe

ipconfig /all

It will be listed as Wireless Ethernet Adapter, you want the 'physical address', usually displayed like:

00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0

That goes in your wireless MAC filter list. Then you're all set. Noone who doesn't have the typed in addresses, can access your wireless network.

Ok, so next you say that Sony is forcing you into buying things that you don't necessarily need. I guess that's fair. Some people don't 'need' Wifi, or Bluray...let's be honest, they're aren't exactly required to survive. However, given both machines are promoted as in-home media servers, the two aforementioned qualities add significantly to that. Another thing to remember is the design, neither the 360 or PS3 have much RAM, so having as much space as possible available via optical medium can only help developers in the long run...not to mention HDD space. Which, and here's something that really bother's me about the 360...proprietary harddrives...wtf is up with THAT?!

I paid $180 for a SATA2 320g laptop drive...spent 5 minutes swapping it out of my PS3.


Morne

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Neurotoxiny
Sunday, May 03, 2009 @ 4:06:21 AM
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duffman... The PS3 is a extraordinary machine which is well worth it's price tag with all of the features that are included:

-Easy to use XMB
-Remote Play
-Wireless Internet
-Playstation Home
-Playstation Lifestyle (News)
-Trophies
-You can use an Internet Browser
-Awesome exclusives (Flower, LBP)
-Motion Sensing Controller
-Photo Album Stuffs
-Playstation Store (With Movies!)

Well, honestly, all you have to do is read the article. I can't see how anyone could prefer a 360 over a PS3; with all of the PS3's updates, it's so incredible superior to the 360 that I laugh at people who think that 360's are better than PS3s.

So HAHAHAHAHAHA to you duffman.

Byda way, if you don't like companies forcing you to have features you don't want, I'm sure you'd love how Microsoft abandoned their 360 lovers by adding awesome new feature such as; "NOTHING!"

duffman you don't make sense. It sounds like you want a machine that can just barely do what you want, not a machine that reaches beyond like the PS3. Like one of the PS3 commercials said:

"PS3: Play Beyond".

Sorry duffman, I'm just tired of people saying that the 360 is better than the PS3. It just certainly isn't true to me. I mean 360 means Halo and Gears of War and Fable, but PS3 means LittleBigPlanet, MGS4, God of War, Uncharted, Killzone, Resistance...

And then this really old but awesome exclusive called Folklore. That game was so fun and addicting and it was surprisingly deep. It was awesome.

Unlike you duffman.

I don't know how to make a smiley say "bleh" so I'm going to put this smiley up instead:

:C

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Banky A
Sunday, May 03, 2009 @ 5:02:05 AM

OK, that was near borderline semi-fanboy.
But it's okay =D

LOL @ 'bleh' face.

>=]

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kreate
Sunday, May 03, 2009 @ 8:04:22 AM

fanboy or not, its not offensive or considered 'lame excuse' like the xbox fanboys.

sony is NOT forcing anything on anyone.

xbox fanboys needs to get that fact through their heads.
if i buy a ps3, im not FORCED to use any of the features if i dont want to.

isnt it considered 'common sense' for the average gamer to buy a ps3 instead of a blu ray player if blu ray is something he also wants?

the fact of the matter is... xbox360 consumes your cash fairly quickly over time. while the ps3 is a one time payment. this is generally speaking.

unfortunately, 'common sense' isnt so common.

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Robochic
Sunday, May 03, 2009 @ 7:29:48 AM
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@duffman,
" i dont like wifi people can tap in and use it on you."
The only way that a person can hack into you're wireless is if you are making it easy for them to get in there, if you have a admin password thats easy to get into then thats u're fault. Wifi is the safest it has been for years. I have everything wireless and never had a problem with connection or anyone trying to hack in cause they can't i change my password every 6 months and have a WEP key as well. The biggest mistake people make is that they don't use the security features of their routers and thats why their internet gets used.

@Neurotoxiny I agree with u 100%. Also Folklore was amazing game, unfortantly it got dusted under the rug, i have friends who have never heard of it before. It was never hyped or announced that much.

For as me i like the PS3 for a lot of reasons,I also like the fact that i don't have to pay to play online, never had issues with PSN with people except during the beta of home but XBlive i go over there and man the crap that flies out of peoples mouths is gross and freightning.

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hobgoblin
Sunday, May 03, 2009 @ 10:06:01 AM
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I think that, at the end of the day, it's either:
a) whatever console gives you the features that you need, or
b) whatever console your friends have.

Features:
Whilst I have more friends that own a 360, I tend to prefer the features that the PS3 offers. I enjoy playing games on 360 and whilst there are features that I don't use ("party" and "cross-game chat" for example), I'd still love to see them on PSN if only for PS3 owners to stop complaining that we don't have them.

Interface:
I find that PS3 XMB is generally cleaner, simpler and better laid out. However, "in-game" interface is more smooth on Live. Whilst everyone wanted in-game XMB access for PS3, I still don't get why Sony opted for the whole XMB to appear, when the majority of functions you cannot access without quitting the game. Cut this down and give users just access to the essentials, surely this would speed things up?

Community:
I probably communicate more(whether its in-game, video chat or simply messages) with PSN friends than I do with Live. No idea why, just seems to be a more "mature(?)"/friendly environment.

Areas to focus on:
IMO there are four areas that Sony (in some cases particularly SCEE) need to get sorted in order to be fully on par with Live:
- Communication: as mentioned in above, Cross-Game chat and party systems;
- Playstation store: if Microsoft can release demos etc globally one week, why can't Sony?
- Video store: Europe still waiting for this;
- PSN cards: not everyone has a credit card, why these STILL aren't available worldwide whilst the USA (and Asia?) has had them for nearly a year now, I just don't know.

I haven't mentioned price as an essential as I feel that this is not going to happen for a while. Yes, £299 is an expensive price in today's climate, and I can see PS3's selling by the bucket load if/when they hit the £199 "sweet-spot" but until Sony can get development costs down further, you either got to stick with 360 or keep saving :)

If/when the above gets sorted, there won't be any reason for people to say that Live offers more content than PSN. For now , I'm happy with what the PS3 has and the 1st party titles that are coming this year and the next.

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Mornelithe
Sunday, May 03, 2009 @ 1:53:50 PM
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One last thing, the reason why I'm supremely glad to have my PS3...Sony's 1st party exclusives, always stay exclusive. There's no chance that a year, two years, three years down the road, the game will come out for PC, a thousand times better. That's the biggest issue with the 360...it has no exclusives (Except for Gears 2...but that's not really enough to sell a console..vs my PC).


Morne

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Dingodial
Sunday, May 03, 2009 @ 2:36:10 PM
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Why choose the PS3?

1. Free online play
2. Stronger processor than the other 2 "Next-generation systems"
3. Better internet browser than wii (Xbox 360 doesn't even have one xD)
4. Best exclusive games
5. Extremely low failure rate
6. Built-in Wi-fi
7. Best of both worlds- playstation 3 has high definition games & motion sensitive controllers
8. It's the most envied console of today- people treat you differently after you tell them that you have a PS3
9. It has the coolest design. It looks sooo superior when its next to a different game system- like an alien space ship that has came to take over the world!
10. It has better compatibility with PSP than Xbox 360 & Zune, or even the Wii & DS. PSP is a UFO, While the PS3 is the mothership :D
11. Its menu is easier to use than the menus that Xbox 360 & Wii use.
12. It's timeless.

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GuernicaReborn
Sunday, May 03, 2009 @ 5:32:20 PM
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Congrats Benny! Lookin good on the main page.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Sunday, May 03, 2009 @ 9:33:53 PM
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duffman: You brought that ownage on yourself. If you have no interest in the PS3, why are you here in the first place?

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WorldEndsWithMe
Sunday, May 03, 2009 @ 9:42:28 PM

Haha

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Snaaaake
Monday, May 04, 2009 @ 1:37:02 AM
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Here's my reason why choose the PS3:
Amazing exclusive that only the PS3 have due to Blu-Ray.

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PaiNT_kinG
Monday, May 04, 2009 @ 3:11:37 AM
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you should buy a ps3...........................CUZ I SAID SO=p

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OriginalSin
Monday, May 04, 2009 @ 4:30:09 AM
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Well written and I totally agree with him.

A while ago I wrote the story of my friend that bought the Xbox while I opted for the PS3 at launch...

In the beginning it was a different story, but I stuck by my choice and now the PS3 IS the best machine to own and the momentum it has gained over the last 2 years just proves that in 3 years time the PS3 will be unrivaled until the "next generation" comes along.

But very well written article Benny.

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Robertson99
Monday, May 04, 2009 @ 5:26:43 AM
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Want to know why I chose the PS3?


Because I have patience! Nearly all my friends went and got a PleaseFixMe in the year it had on the PS3, even though none of them had the original Xbox, and all had the PS2.
They also try and hide behind the fact it was too expensive, which I can give them some recognition for, but in that year they were paying money to play online, they could have been saving their money for the PS3, and it has had price cuts since.

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BikerSaint
Monday, May 04, 2009 @ 5:35:04 PM
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Why did I buy a 60GB PS3?

It's because I always like making the smartest choices.

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Neurotoxiny
Wednesday, May 06, 2009 @ 10:01:50 AM
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I liked this article so much I saved it onto my bookmarks. Partially because of the really funny/intelligent argument that follows it :p

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