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Xbox 360....first impressions?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by 2piece, Nov 22, 2005.

  1. 2piece

    2piece Chimp

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    Ok....some of you probably had about 13 hours, if you pitched a tent at your local dealer. Me...it was too cold;) I wish I could give an opinion on the new 360, but my local Gamestop hosed me. Have one wireless controller and 3 games and a limp dic :(
     

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  2. 2piece

    2piece Chimp

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  3. Transcend

    Transcend My Nuts Are Flat

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    Meh - the games that harness it's true potential won't be out for 3-6 months. Right now you are paying premium pricing, for not so premium gaming.

    Wait till boxing day - get one $100 off.
     
  4. SilentJ

    SilentJ trail builder

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    No kidding...I didnt buy my PS2 until about a year ago. I'm still only about 17% finished GTA Vice City. Just because San Andreas is out doesnt make Vice city any less entertaining or difficult.
     
  5. golgiaparatus

    golgiaparatus Out of my element

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    F the 360... until H3 and that wont be out for another 2 years I bet. Price will have really dropped by then :)
     
  6. Secret Squirrel

    Secret Squirrel There is no Justice!

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  7. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    CUZ' WE GOT THE BEST GAMING SYSTEMS IN THE WORLD & WE RICH & SPEND $$$$ ON $HIT! I GOT 2 360'S IN MY ESCALADE!

    *end stupid American stereotype*



    yeah, but it keeps the masses pacified (& stupid).
     
  8. urbaindk

    urbaindk The Real Dr. Science

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    Hates us? Hell! They love us! Now they (they being the rest of the world) can hack into the computing power of the thing and use it to calculate the trajectories of intercontinental ballistic missiles and other fun stuff. How cool is that?
     
  9. Knuckleslammer

    Knuckleslammer took the red pill

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    $700 for that frign thing? WTF? That's a new mountain bike fork.
     
  10. Ridemonkey

    Ridemonkey This is not an active account

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    False. San Andreas is the bomb diggity.
     
  11. SilentJ

    SilentJ trail builder

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    I expect that it will be the shizzo, but I'm still going to finish Vice City before even opening my copy of San Andreas, biatch.
     
  12. Secret Squirrel

    Secret Squirrel There is no Justice!

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    Wasn't that an episode of Law & Order??....there was this mom & pop electronics shop...and they were being outsold by a Best Buy-esque deal...so they started sending PS 2's to Algeria...but since it's a "dangerous device" the feds busted em...

    I would imagine that getting a bad ass computer in a terrorist nation wouldn't really be that hard....since we're not the only country that exports these devices....but that's just me...
     
  13. Transcend

    Transcend My Nuts Are Flat

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    Saddaam, I believe it was, was trying to import vast amounts of Xboxs as they are best suited for that type of computing (easily modifiable to run arbitrary non Xbox code).

    This was actually real, they stopped allowing exports to certain countries.
     
  14. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    A Beowulf Cluster

    http://www.anandtech.com/linux/showdoc.aspx?i=2271&p=1

     
  15. zmtber

    zmtber Turbo Monkey

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    wow sory but this stuff is a complet waste of money and time
     
  16. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    Hmm.

    Don't knock it, Xbox live is actually kinda nifty. Where else can you chat with some total nerd (Transcend) in Canada about bikes and all kinds of other crap all you want for $5.99 a month? (plus shooting someone in the face from 3000 miles away is cool) It's the world's best long distance plan for geeks. Some people don't even play games, they use it to hang out. Some businesses use XBL for conferrencing too.


    Of course, dropping $400 on a console the day it comes out is absurd. Wai till it gets some legs and the price drops.
     
  17. Transcend

    Transcend My Nuts Are Flat

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    Have to agree with h8r. where else can you give your buddy a rocket launcher and proceed to watch him blow you all to hell?

    Well, besides Iraq of course.
     
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    Jayridesacove Turbo Monkey

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    kinghami3 Future Turbo Monkey

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    If I remember correctly, for a while Apple/Moto/IBM weren't allowed to sell G4's to Iraq because the Clinton administration declared it too powerful. Can anyone confirm this?
     
  20. Transcend

    Transcend My Nuts Are Flat

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    I am pretty sure that all fell under the same order limiting technology exports to certain nations.
     
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    bballe336 Turbo Monkey

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    It all looks the same to me. Just videogames.
     
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    Changleen Paranoid Member

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    You're doing the right thing, but when you get San Andreas going you are going to LOVE it.
     
  23. Transcend

    Transcend My Nuts Are Flat

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    Because you have no idea what you are looking at.

    Guess what, that is what 99% of the world says when they see you and your fancy bike. You paid HOW much for a bicycle, it doesn't even have a motor?

    Exactly.
     
  24. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    I know. When most people see that I've got that sweet Magna from Target they're all, "WTF???"
     
  25. merrrrjig

    merrrrjig Turbo Monkey

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    Holy crap! I would of waited in line to get one to sell it for that much!!
     
  26. Transcend

    Transcend My Nuts Are Flat

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    A few of my friends did just that. Bought for 499 cnd, sold for $1000 CASH out front of the store.
     
  27. DirtyDog

    DirtyDog Gang probed by the Golden Banana

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    There is nothing more satisfying that shooting Transcend in the back of the head with a shotgun. Nothing.
     
  28. DirtyDog

    DirtyDog Gang probed by the Golden Banana

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    I can't believe you aren't a premium member yet. What a cheap ass bastard. I'm going to put a sniper round right between your eyes.
     
  29. merrrrjig

    merrrrjig Turbo Monkey

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    Anyone know when Playstation 3 comes out? I will be in line prolly!
     
  30. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    I like the ads with chicks in bikinis.
     
  31. yonton228

    yonton228 Turbo Monkey

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    Im still debating if i should get one. I can get %20off on it and no tax. What should I do??
     
  32. mobius

    mobius Turbo Monkey

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    i want one but at the same time i kinda wanna wait for ps3.
     
  33. caputo1989

    caputo1989 Turbo Monkey

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    People who pay $2025.00 on a gaming system are retarded.
     
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    yonton228 Turbo Monkey

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    :stupid:
     
  35. Thrillkil

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    I'm currently socking away about $1500 to preorder about 4-5 Playstation 3's, pick them up, and start 1-day Ebay auctions on each. I'd imagine I can sell them for 2-3 times the retail cost