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cheap console options

Postby Red_switch » Tue Oct 09, 2012 12:40 pm

Tossing ideas around...

If I were to try score myself a cheap recent-gen console (xbox360/wii/ps3..?)... what would be the best direction to go in? I pay fuck all attention to gamer nerd bs, just something to kill a bit of time with on rainy days or whatever, purely casual. Second hand, what will give me the best value for money/enjoyment ratio?

I don't give a flying fuck about media support or whatever, I have that side of things more than adequately covered. Just looking for a cheap portal to a virtual world of enjoyment. What should I expect to pay second hand?

Is it at all worth waiting for this new nintendo thing and doing things properly... or...?

Ok, over to you punkas :calavcalav:
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Re: cheap console options

Postby mmmm....good crack » Tue Oct 09, 2012 1:55 pm

Get a 360.
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Re: cheap console options

Postby Red_switch » Tue Oct 09, 2012 1:57 pm

Mean, second hand generally all good? What should I be paying? (console retard here)
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Re: cheap console options

Postby mmmm....good crack » Tue Oct 09, 2012 1:58 pm

2nd hand is fine as long as it the current gen shape. Um dunno couple hunge?
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Re: cheap console options

Postby geneterror666 » Tue Oct 09, 2012 2:49 pm

If you go second hand Xbox make sure it is one of the black "slim" models otherwise I almost guarantee it will RROD.

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Re: cheap console options

Postby Red_switch » Tue Oct 09, 2012 3:16 pm

RROD?
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Re: cheap console options

Postby buckton » Tue Oct 09, 2012 3:19 pm

RED RING OF DEATH!!!!!!
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Re: cheap console options

Postby daggers » Tue Oct 09, 2012 6:06 pm

Red_switch wrote:RROD?


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Re: cheap console options

Postby aerozol » Tue Oct 09, 2012 9:33 pm

Dude, get a Wii, should get really cheap once the Wii-U comes out in a little bit.
Then also grab a 2gb SD card, and mod that shit (it's really easy, don't need a chip or anything), and play games off external/USB.

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Re: cheap console options

Postby donvito » Tue Oct 09, 2012 9:56 pm

i bought a ps3, all the games are ten bucks more than 360. theres no difference. its bullshit.
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Re: cheap console options

Postby Fiction & Falsehood » Tue Oct 09, 2012 10:02 pm

geneterror666 wrote:If you go second hand Xbox make sure it is one of the black "slim" models otherwise I almost guarantee it will RROD.

yep, this more or less happened to me, its not red ringed, but it just cant read a single thing, pretty much fucked, got ripped off, fuckin tardme
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Re: cheap console options

Postby Fiction & Falsehood » Tue Oct 09, 2012 10:03 pm

also wii's are really gay
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Re: cheap console options

Postby jont420 » Tue Oct 09, 2012 11:40 pm

just go to a JB hifi and play around on both of them. Whichever controller you like, go for. pretty much the main difference
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Re: cheap console options

Postby Fiction & Falsehood » Wed Oct 10, 2012 12:12 pm

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choose one, and forever claim the others are crap
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Re: cheap console options

Postby geneterror666 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 12:48 pm

donvito wrote:i bought a ps3, all the games are ten bucks more than 360. theres no difference. its bullshit.

What shops do you go to, I buy a lot of games and own a PS3 and an Xbox. I have never noticed pricing differences unless something is on sale for one console specifically as part of a promo or something. The only time I ever see price differences on new games is between Console and PC with PC always being cheaper.

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I just chose 6 random games from 2 retailers and not a single price difference between PS3 and Xbox.

I still buy all my games on PS3 even though I own both consoles (Wii is not a console it's a toy :twisted: ).

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Re: cheap console options

Postby Red_switch » Wed Oct 10, 2012 1:04 pm

Haha, keep it coming.
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Re: cheap console options

Postby Fiction & Falsehood » Wed Oct 10, 2012 4:39 pm

geneterror666 wrote:Wii is not a console it's a toy :twisted:.

this is exactly the kind of closeminded arrogance id like to encourage.

while wii can be kinda fun, its just too gay for words.

theres people out there who think gay sex with strangers in public toilets i fun, so i try not to judge people who like the wii.
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Re: cheap console options

Postby mmmm....good crack » Wed Oct 10, 2012 6:26 pm

Yea maybe, but then you have to force yourself to play the games instead of just looking at amazing porn online.
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Re: cheap console options

Postby daggers » Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:13 pm

yep, mid-range PC (doesn't even have to be hardout as) and a Steam account is pretty much all you need
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Re: cheap console options

Postby Fiction & Falsehood » Thu Oct 11, 2012 2:20 am

J wrote:all current gen consoles are shit compared to a relatively cheap gaming pc.


yeh, but cunts been saying that since ps1 and still nobody gives a fuck cos PC is to awkward to get on the piss and play with when you have your mates around
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Re: cheap console options

Postby snuff » Thu Oct 11, 2012 6:28 am

Cheap, go Ouya...

Gonna be mean for travelling and just load up on emulators.

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Re: cheap console options

Postby Red_switch » Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:17 am

snuff wrote:Cheap, go Ouya...

Gonna be mean for travelling and just load up on emulators.

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That's intriguing.

J - I'm well aware of that, but can't be fucked with a PC. Like I said, purely for casual fucking around on rainy day purposes. I've already got more computers than I need, and can't be fucked building another one just to play some ghey games.
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Re: cheap console options

Postby geneterror666 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:26 am

daggers wrote:yep, mid-range PC (doesn't even have to be hardout as) and a Steam account is pretty much all you need

Except half of the games I play don't come out on PC. No good fighting games and no Disgaea/JRPG/SRPG type games means no care from me. In regards to games I only use my PC to play Civ 5.

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Re: cheap console options

Postby mmmm....good crack » Thu Oct 11, 2012 1:39 pm

Fuck not having online, best bit about this gen
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Re: cheap console options

Postby geneterror666 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 1:53 pm

J wrote:no shit, i was just pointing out its irrelevant comparing console to console especially ps3 and 360.

In regards to specs I agree but both consoles have very different exclusive titles. Most of the games I own I have for PS3 but online is better on Xbox so I buy all my fighting games (the only online games I play) for that.

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Re: cheap console options

Postby mmmm....good crack » Thu Oct 11, 2012 2:44 pm

still play forza 4 graeme? keen for a race sometime?
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Re: cheap console options

Postby geneterror666 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 3:48 pm

Hell yeah keen as! haven't played for about a month but I take it for a hoon sometimes. Won't be this weekend because I just got X-COM but keen next weekend or something.

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Re: cheap console options

Postby MuscleMan » Thu Oct 11, 2012 4:25 pm

I'm still downloading X-Com... fucking jew seeders

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Re: cheap console options

Postby aerozol » Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:55 pm

Fiction & Falsehood wrote:while wii can be kinda fun, its just too gay for words.

I used to be a pretty 'hardcore' gamer, and still get a fucking Wii.
So easy to mod*, and pretty much worth it JUST for Super Mario Galaxy 1 & 2.

If you want great graphics and shit just upgrade your compy.
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Re: cheap console options

Postby daggers » Thu Oct 11, 2012 10:28 pm

mmmm....good crack wrote:Fuck not having online, best bit about this gen


I'm the opposite, if the PS3 didn't have wifi I wouldn't have gone online since 2007 when I bought it
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