I really can't decide. I allready have a 360 and the only kind of games I really like is FPS. Are there going to be other games besides Killzone, Resistance, and socom? Someone please help me decide, I'm going crazy.
Is now the right time to buy a PS3?
Firstly Warhawk is not a FPS, its a TPS. But it Rules, its the best mind numbing way to get online and have fun. Its a cross between CounterStrike and Halo. PS3's Rule for so many other reasons. I use mine as a powerful media centre streaming HD movies and music from my PC's in the house.
i would say yes!!!!!!!!!
just with the games you listed
socom my personal fav ive been playing since the first
its highly competitive in my eyes the most on consoles
and resistance has me hyped 8 player co-op separate campaign
60 player online!!!
as for killzone 2 if you played the first one it had all the potential to be a great shooter but was plagued by hardware limitations and with the ps3 this is not an issue
also you should check out The Agency and MAG
well at the mometn there is Uncharted, Heavenly sword, Warhawk, Resistance, R&C TOD, MGS4 and so on to play, there are quite a few quality titles to keep you occupied.
This year we also have Resistance 2, Moterstorm 2, GT5 (I think), SOCOM confrontation, Little big planet and so on to play.
If you get one you wont be dissapointed, there are good games for it.
I'm finally at the point where I'd recommend games for the PS3. MGS4 is an amazing experience, but then many multi-platform games are starting to rival the 360 in appearance. We saw this with GTAIV, where most critics gave a slight graphical advantage to the PS3 version.
I'd say maybe since you prefer FPS. However, PS3 does have it's fair share of good shooters. Hell I'd even say go for it just for MGS4... although it isn't an FPS... it's definitely a great shooter if you want it to be (or great stealth game if you do it stealthy). Also if your planning on watching bluray movies why not get it.
I'd say a ps3 is a great investment, but whether you get one now or later is up to you. If you're not too excited about the FPS titles out now (COD4 and...others that I can't remember) then maybe waiting for a bit would be a good idea. Just so that you don't have to have it sit there waiting for the releases of all the titles you want. Like others have stated though, you could just buy it for MGS4 which is amazing.
If you can wait a little bit, I'd hold off until the holiday rush. There are some great games on the PS3, but if you buy know, you'll get all the great games people are recommending, wear those out and have nothing to do until the fall titles hit. Now that's not to say that the games out right now won't last you long, but you might want to wait to be on the safe side. And if you don't plan on buying games from the Playstation Network, you'd be missing out on some of the great titles that are available right now only for download.
The 80GB model that is replacing the 40GB happens in October, if I remember Sony's press conference correctly, and it'll have a Dualshock 3. No backwards compatibility though (they're basically dropping the 80GB hard drive into the 40GB base).
Basically, if you plan on making use of all the PS3's features- now is as good a time as any, but if you're in it for the games, wait until the holiday season rolls around.
"I'd say maybe since you prefer FPS. However, PS3 does have it's fair share of good shooters. Hell I'd even say go for it just for MGS4... although it isn't an FPS... it's definitely a great shooter if you want it to be (or great stealth game if you do it stealthy). Also if your planning on watching bluray movies why not get it.You can into FPS mode if you wish!
i'd wait until the 80 GB model launches for $400. that's an effing deal!
and don't listen to all of these people saying it's a paperweight and it's going to fail and all of that crap. if you want one, get it. i own every console on the market and while i do use my 360 more for online games (simply b/c more of my friends have 360's) i still love my PS3. the Wii's the one that collects dust in my house.
Right now is the best time to buy a PS3, in a long time. Just go get an a PS3, maybe find a 60GB one, buy a bigger HDD, and your set for a media center.
Oh yeah and then you have all the damn games! :P
But seriously, Killzone 2, Socom, Resistance 2, MAG, and so on. All great, great shooters, and those are just the shooters that ar exclusive, then you have stuff like Project Origin, Far Cry 2, etc.
"I've thought about giving in and buying a PS3 too, but I think I'll wait for another price drop. The only reason that I want one, sadly, is for Blu-Ray. Damn you Sony.Ya I've been on the fence for awhile and with Blu-Ray finally picking up I think I may just get one.
I recently bought the PS3 MGS4 bundle, thinking that since FFXIII was a PS3 exclusive, that it was a good purchase, and look how that turned out...looking back on it though, I don't regret the decision. MGS4 was an exceptional game (even if it's more movie than actual game). Plus after listening to the 1UP Yours E3 roundup, almost everyone named Little Big Planet as game of E3, and we know that that's never coming to the 360. If that's not enough to sway you, then just remember that the PS3 is a blue-ray player, and trust me when I say that the difference in resolution between a DVD and a blue-ray is absolutely stunning.
If you are at all intersted in blu-ray I would say it is pretty much a no brainer.
The ps3 is starting to build up a very nice library of games and the future looks nothing short of fantastic.
I own all the consoles and out of all the 3 machines I am most excited about the ps3.
If you want anymore information on some specific games and such go ahead and pm me and I'll help you out.
2008 is Sony's year, many games great games will come out and HOME will also come out this year.
Currently, you got great games that will last you a while before the new exclusives come out like MGS4, Uncharted, Warhawk and RFoM.
Plus, online is free, so there's no monthly fee is that's is already a problem for you.
The biggest game is about to be released; MAG was it a 256 online player game? That's fucking crazy.
This very second i kinda regret getting a ps3... The main reasons were MGS4 and FF13 and that play tv thing...
look at what happened with FF13, also it's rumored that Tekken 6 will be on both systems too.
If killzone and resistance flop, the system will take a big step back.
I do love the bluray player and tekken 5 is great fun when you have a heap of friends over.
i'd say get it before the holiday rush, its predicted to do really well this christmas so it might be hard to get hold of one.
but thats just a prediction so it's hard to tell, if you dont mind waiting a little longer take the chance, but if you really want to play the solid titles lined up this year theres no other reson not to get one apart from the price but if you dont mind paying the money get one now while the 80gb still has backwords compatability unless you live in the uk then it dosnt matter.
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