Hi all figured that i would put a huge guide with a list of pros and cons of each system and which one is right for you!! I totally know which one I would choose but i'll put my opinion to the side and just let you figure out what system truly is the best
ok lets start off with the Xbox 360 because its been out the longest
Advantages to the 360-
-It has been out the longest and all the bugs have been worked out on the system itself.
-It has the BIGGEST selection of games and makes decisions easier
-Best online gaming (come on, its friggin microsoft of course it does!)
-Best for shooting games such as Halo, Half-Life, and Doom.
-Its cheaper then a PS3
-customizable Hard drive
-Backwards compatible (not with all games!)
-rumble on controller
-gamer points to compare with your friends and earn levels, weapons, etc with your gamer points.
-can link systems up to do 4 player or perhaps six player play using separate tvs
-can hook up usb items such as keyboard, psp to view photos, digital camera,
Disadvantages of the Xbox 360- - -
-Plain and simple, if you're not a fan of shooters dont buy this system. Microsoft is a computer company and what do they mostly make for PC's? Shooters! if you're not a Halo or Half Life fan you'll feel out of place. . . .
-To go on the internet you need cables. Get ready ro at least another 20-30 bucks here. (to go along with the other two huge wires.)
-The graphics have PRETTY MUCH reached there peak and cannot compare with the PS3 due to the fact that a blue-ray disc holds ten times as much as an Xbox360 game. The PS3 games NOW look like the XBOX360 games now (a year difference)
-No interactiveness with the controller at all, no sixaxis motion, no wiimote compatability, etc.
-Only has two ports for the controllers
-Main Menu is very annoying and hard to get used to. (some people i know dont even know how to delete old saved game data.)
-No Final Fantasies, Metal Gear 4(its confirmed people no mg for this system)
Star Wars games are weak compared to the Wii, no Zelda:Twilight Princess
Advantages to the Nintendo Wii
-COMPLETE player control with the new Wiimote controller and nunchuck. Players will totally feel like they are in the game.
-Ability to go on the internet to send photos to friends, check the weather, download oldies such as NES, Snes, gamecube, and gameboy titles for a small price.
-The system is the size of three dvd's stacked horizontally, and the look is sweet.
-umm it has Zelda:Twilight Princess
-games are the cheapest (i think 40-50 dollars)
-Cheap and affordable (250.00 the cheapest out of all 3 systems)
-controllers are bluetooth and are wireless.
-decent selection of games for a launch system
-availability is higher then that of ps3, not the 360
-excellent star wars titles on the verge
-hd compatible (makes the graphics look like late ps2 games maybe)
-great family system/girls love it/good to play while drunk
Disadvantages of the Nintendo Wii
-No CD layback.
-No DVD playback.
-Cannot browse the web.
-Weak for sports titles. (EA, espn sponsored) (Madden and NBA Live fans, dont go here.)
-no customizable HD
-No final fantasy, metal gear solid, halo, half life, twisted metal
-No blue ray disc.
-not headset compatible
-Graphics are weak and do not compare to ps3 or the 360.
-controllers are known to have broken/wrist strap break
-tire you out?
-bad for those nights you want to go home and play a game before you go to bed, you're just not up for standing up and moving your arms all around! haha
Sony Playstation 3
Advantages of the PS3
-Backwards compatible (for most games)
-Blue Ray Disc support
-people aready know how to pirate ps3 games!!!!!
-Can install linux, (yellow dog too) itunes and other operating systems which can lead to homebrew emulators such as SNES, NES, gamecube, xbox, whcihs ome people already have running nes and snes! for free!
-Burn audio CD's to hard drive
-View Data Discs from the pc with photos, movies, music,
-Playstation store where you can download demos, trailers, psone games to put on the psp, full length games, demos for the psp, and softrware updates fo the system.
-Listen to sportscenter radio while you play EA sports titles online.
-Wireless internet (60GB model)
-Register many bluetooth and usb devices with the system (Nintendos wiimote, psp, ipod, usb keyboard and mouse for surfing the net, digital camera to view photos.
-surf the web and download pics, videos and files from the net
-start chat sessions with friends
-Best graphics presentation (with HD T.V and HDMI cable of course)
the graphics now look like the 360 now they will get better.
-Controller is easiest to get used to due to sonys consistency.
-have final fantasy, metal gear solid, tekken 6!
-connect to the ps3 using the psp wirelessly from a router and access the psp's main menu and view things on your ps3 from virtually anywhere.
-Three memory stick slots for the memory stick from the psp, Sandisk memory card for a digital camera, and one other one (60GB model)
-customizable hard drive (up to 750GB, yeah you heard me 750GB)
-able to position ps3 system vertically as you did with the ps2
-online connectivity with wireless also works for ps2 titles too.
Disadvantages of the playstation 3
-reported problems with the system overheating very buggy overall
-Very hard to locate at this point, availability is very low.
-No total player control like the Wii, not as good as the wii with the sixaxis
-low selection of titles to pick from
-titles are more expensive then the Wii
-online is good, but doesnt compare to speed of the Xbox360
-Very heavy system, not something you bring to a friends house or let someone borrow.
-Not a family system, a much more mature choice and is harder to take care of then that of a Wii or 360
-does not compare with shooters (360 is better)
Verdict?????? Thts for YOU to decide!
However MY Verdict------------ I think the Wii is better then the 360 without a doubt but ps3 is my choice and i will tell you why.
The wii offers Zelda and star wars to me and the player interactiveness. What else? The weather? old games? ***** please. The ps3 has linux on it whcih will lead to major hacks and emulators for
Super Nintendo (16 bit)
The xbox 360 isonly good for shooters and the ps3 will suffice for me and it does the job fine. The money issue? shhhh i dont even want to hear the story that you cant afford it, its too much for you etc. the ps3 does virtually anything and it wouldnt surprise me if in the future (not near future) the ps3 canemulate the Wii. Why? if we can connect the wiimote to the ps3 within a month or two what makes ya think if we can burn the games that we cant emulate it too? We have one of the controllers already all set to go. . . . The ps3 is 600 dollars for a reason, its the most powerful system.
The 360 games are horrible aside for Ninety Nine Nights, MLB2K6 and gears of war. Rainbow six:vegas is coming to the ps3 soon dont even mention that. The wii would be absolutely nothing without Zelda and Star Wars. Think about it most people bought the wii for zelda and the fact that a cool lightsaber game is coming out for it. Minus that and sales would decrease dramatically. ps3 also looks the best on an HD tv and it has the most potential in the future.
Sales are doing better for the Wii ya say?
Well what else does nintendo make? nothing sony makes digital cameras, t.vs, computers, adaptors, memory cards for cameras, etc. They dont really need to win. Also the ps3 is the most expensive so there making more of a profit. the wii costs 250 ps3 500 or 600 hmm who will prevail more?? the ps3 we cant throw cost into the matter because we dont know how much it costs to make a wii or ps3. . .the wii serves a purpose and so does the 360 and ps3 but the ps3 has the most potential in the future once the bugs arw worked out and i have a year warranty on my ps3 so if mine blows up i'l get a 2nd generation model mid next year and the newly shipped systems will be fixed.