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Video Games Get Yer Video Games

Postby Arachnid » Thu Nov 04, 2010 4:58 am

So MicroSoft and Sony have finally caught up to Nintendo by both releasing motion control for their consoles. It's pretty funny because I remember carpal tunnel syndrome Hardcore gamers calling the Wii gay because of it's motion controllers and that it was just a fad.

I've had a Wii since the beginning because of young kids, it's still a blast for the whole family. I know it's not HD but still looks amazing on the 110" projector, more importantly it is the first non-couch potato generation...

http://www.xbox.com/en-CA/kinect

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Re: Video Games Get Yer Video Games

Postby the toucan kid » Thu Nov 04, 2010 7:27 am

I basically just play NHL anyway, so the 360 for me.
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Re: Video Games Get Yer Video Games

Postby Cornuck » Thu Nov 04, 2010 10:32 am

I've gone through a few over the years. Usually when I buy one, it's the Kiss of Death for that particular gaming system. These days, I have a Wii - and they're still going strong. I've played a lot of Guitar Hero, and you can't beat Bowling when friends come over.

I'm not a fan of learning 6 step to make a character do something, so the Wii is great. Mostly now, I use it for Netflix streaming (greatest invention of mankind).

Anyone in the market for a Sega Dreamcast (broken, of course)? :?
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Postby nucklehead_88 » Fri Nov 05, 2010 3:32 pm

i have a ps3.....but the system i use he most? sega genesis....playing nhl94
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Re: Video Games Get Yer Video Games

Postby LotusBlossom » Sat Nov 06, 2010 6:27 pm

We have a PS3 n a Wii

I don't play much but have to say I love the graphics on the PS3 and what a great bluray player. :)

I love Madden, probably my fave game of all the games and I have a friend who is a game director who has worked with Nintendo so he got me into the Wii with developing the likes of the Mario Strikers and Punch Out.

Bowling when friends are over is great on the Wii.
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Re: Video Games Get Yer Video Games

Postby ClamRussel » Wed Nov 10, 2010 7:54 pm

Thinking of getting one but not sure whether Xbox or PS3...
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Re: Video Games Get Yer Video Games

Postby Arachnid » Wed Nov 10, 2010 8:20 pm

ClamRussel wrote:Thinking of getting one but not sure whether Xbox or PS3...


Mac guys get PS3s :drink:

I think it's a better system going forward.
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Postby LotusBlossom » Thu Nov 11, 2010 1:19 am

ClamRussel wrote:Thinking of getting one but not sure whether Xbox or PS3...


PS3 hands down.

The software updates are the quality of the graphics and pictures are awesome. We play all our blu rays on there will be streaming Netflix once they get a better selection of movies up here in Canada.

We're still on the first gen of the PS3 and it's still running strong, so I highly recommend it. After that get a couple of lounge couches ;).

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Postby Cornuck » Thu Nov 11, 2010 9:22 am

LotusBlossom wrote:there will be streaming Netflix once they get a better selection of movies up here in Canada.


Netflix Streaming is awesome - one of mankind's greatest achievements. I've had it down here for a while now and love it.

Hopefully you'll get the same selection up there soon.
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Re: Video Games Get Yer Video Games

Postby nucklehead_88 » Thu Nov 11, 2010 5:10 pm

LotusBlossom wrote:
ClamRussel wrote:Thinking of getting one but not sure whether Xbox or PS3...


PS3 hands down.

The software updates are the quality of the graphics and pictures are awesome. We play all our blu rays on there will be streaming Netflix once they get a better selection of movies up here in Canada.

We're still on the first gen of the PS3 and it's still running strong, so I highly recommend it. After that get a couple of lounge couches ;).

On NHL opening day, sitting on the lounge couch and working

A frontal view of the lounge couch




i have the 1st gen PS3 as well. incredible system. my buddy had a Xbox360, played my ps3 once and sold his xbox the next day. plus BluRay for the win. pretty sure the being a bluray player makes it win hands down everytime.....let alone the amazing visuals, more storage space, better controllers, rechargable controllers as opposed to AA battary(xbox), Free online, and the dont break all the damn time
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Re: Video Games Get Yer Video Games

Postby ClamRussel » Thu Nov 11, 2010 7:56 pm

nucklehead_88 wrote:
LotusBlossom wrote:
ClamRussel wrote:Thinking of getting one but not sure whether Xbox or PS3...


PS3 hands down.

The software updates are the quality of the graphics and pictures are awesome. We play all our blu rays on there will be streaming Netflix once they get a better selection of movies up here in Canada.

We're still on the first gen of the PS3 and it's still running strong, so I highly recommend it. After that get a couple of lounge couches ;).

On NHL opening day, sitting on the lounge couch and working

A frontal view of the lounge couch




i have the 1st gen PS3 as well. incredible system. my buddy had a Xbox360, played my ps3 once and sold his xbox the next day. plus BluRay for the win. pretty sure the being a bluray player makes it win hands down everytime.....let alone the amazing visuals, more storage space, better controllers, rechargable controllers as opposed to AA battary(xbox), Free online, and the dont break all the damn time


All good points although I gotta admit the Xbox controllers are probably better, definitely feel better to my hands. Give the edge to Sony though for the rechargeable angle....w/ Xbox you have to purchase an add-on to recharge=lame. The free online also is a win since I don't see myself having the time to play enough to warrant a subscription.
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