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Which is better the Xbox 360 or Playstation 3? (For my son's birthday who is turning 12)


My son hasn't had his gaming console updated in a few years and I agree that it is finally time. I want to know which is more kid friendly, which has a better variety of games and which is more affordable, including games?

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4 years ago
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    Cat (Cantuhearmescream) 4 years ago

    Richard Craig,

    Thanks. As someone who is really stabbing at the dark I can appreciate a confident answer. I guess I’m in the dark when it comes to these systems’ capabilities. The PayPal factor is definitely convenient. Also, I love the idea of the


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4 years ago
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    Cat (Cantuhearmescream) 4 years ago

    Braided Zero,

    Ha...you're hilarious. Thanks for the laugh and the input. I'm pretty laid back mom, I bend the rules for video games because I know they come like that. He already plays games that shoot to kill and swear, so I guess I just gotta pick


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4 years ago
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    Cat (Cantuhearmescream) 4 years ago

    Bundu,

    Thanks, well you are the first person to have a very game-specific preference. I hadn’t even put thought into service issues. Point also well taken about the blu-ray player and movie rentals. One of my fears or frustrations about gaming devi

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4 years ago
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    Cat (Cantuhearmescream) 4 years ago

    Cfin,

    Thanks. I do like all of the features the PS3 has to offer. You are the second person to suggest what he wants and his friends have is important, which kind of sticks but I guess is true. I would’ve loved to surprise him with a new system but


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    Cat (Cantuhearmescream) 4 years ago

    CZCZCZ,

    No additional monthly fees is definitely appealing, I also like that is also serves as a blu-ray DVD player. Yet, my son has an Xbox and he may be partial to the Xbox and I believe his Xbox games will play in the Xbox 360. You are right th

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4 years ago
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    Cat (Cantuhearmescream) 4 years ago

    neco555,

    Yes, thank you that does help. You gave a lot to think about and I actually took notes!

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4 years ago
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    Cat (Cantuhearmescream) 4 years ago

    Thank you for the input Winterfate. I want to get a console that is going to be relevant long enough. I also would like to buy games that are going to stand up to relatively long lives before my son grows tired of them. A gaming console isn’t a one-t


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4 years ago
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    Cat (Cantuhearmescream) 4 years ago

    Alphadogg16,

    Thanks. I appreciate the kid-friendly answer. When I go into GameStop, I get amazed with how addicted some people are with these systems and new-releases. I think I’ve seen an adult knock a kid over; kids waiting patiently in line whil

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    Cat (Cantuhearmescream) 4 years ago

    Am Hanson,

    Thanks. He really isn't into interactive multi-player gaming yet. I just need a good gaming device; an upgrade from his Xbox and PS2. Since you have the Xbox, can you think of any downfalls?


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4 years ago
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    Cat (Cantuhearmescream) 4 years ago

    RolyRetro,

    Awesome, thanks for the input.

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4 years ago
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    Cat (Cantuhearmescream) 4 years ago

    Tmos,

    Thank you for your input. Can I assume that you aren’t overly impressed with the PS3 or Xbox360 and so the suggestion of the Wii? Or are you just particularly fond of the Wii? Honestly, I am not even sure what softmodded means?


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4 years ago
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    Cat (Cantuhearmescream) 4 years ago

    Taylorgang,

    Thanks, I guess you're right. That being said, is it safe to assume that if someone owns a console and has no complaints that it's probably a pretty good console? But, what is it being compared to if someone owns just one a

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4 years ago
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    Cat (Cantuhearmescream) 4 years ago

    Lesliebyars,

    Thanks, that has actually been weighing my decision. I’d like to think that all the money that can get dropped on electronics, it would be ideal to have multipurpose systems.

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4 years ago
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    Cat (Cantuhearmescream) 4 years ago

    Mr. NGR,

    Thank you. Can I ask what your opinion is about why so many kids are partial to the Xbox? Because yes, my son will proabably want what his friends have. Whereas I would rather buy whatever the better system is regardless of which one that is


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4 years ago
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    Cat (Cantuhearmescream) 4 years ago

    ItsRainingcoffee,

    That's discouraging that the PS4 is going to knock the PS3 down like that. That is the epitome of what I am against. You can't possibly try to keep up with the newest and best because there is always something newer and better.

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    taylorgang 4 years ago

    Very good input. I had friends that had the XBox 360 so that's what I got. Later on I got a PS3. Very similar, but the blu ray feature was cool.


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4 years ago
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    Cat (Cantuhearmescream) 4 years ago

    Anas Ab Aziz,

    You seem very sure of yourself. Can I assume that you have a PS3 and are quite satisfied with it?