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gaming console - XBox 360, PS3 or Wii?

 
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Hi,

Which gaming console you'll suggest to me? XBox 360, PS3 or Wii?

My background about games is, I used to play loads of Video games, infact, I was a champ in games like Contra, Mario, Road Fighter & many more, then I couldn't continue my interest on PC games as I didn't like playing games with keyboard (it wasn't comfortable). I never played on XBox or PS or Wii.

Please suggest.

Thanks.

 
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I have a PS3 and really like it. But I have to admit that I use it more to watch Blu-ray movies and stream from Netflix than to play games.
 
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PS3 is an amazing device, I like it so much.
 
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I chose the Wii for one reason... I rarely play video games (for a long period of time) anymore. Not that I outgrown it, it's just that life too busy now, and other things have higher priority. The only game series that still seems to hold my attention (for a long period) is "The legend of Zelda", which is only available on Nintendo game systems.

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Wii game experience is amazing. I have not played Xbox or PS3.

I also have Wii Fit which really a fun to play with, either you wanna dance, exercise, do yoga etc...

Sony and HP have also introduced motion sensing game consoles similar to Wii.
 
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Based on the games you liked to play as a child, it sounds like a Wii is more along your lines.

About time consuming, most XBox360 and PS3 games tend to take a long time to complete. Which makes the games a great value, but sometimes you just want to play for a short period of time and leave, and I think the games on Wii are more towards that type of game.

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I played on Wii last weekend for the first time, at my friend's home.
Tennis is really fun & a good exercise too.

 
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It depends on the games you like. Games for Wii and games for PS3/XBox360 are very different. I like "realistic" sports games and FPS. I'd never go for a Wii. The Xbox360 offers me what I like.
 
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Christophe Verré wrote:It depends on the games you like. Games for Wii and games for PS3/XBox360 are very different. I like "realistic" sports games and FPS. I'd never go for a Wii. The Xbox360 offers me what I like.



Very true.
I think Wii is different than XBox 360 & PS3.

As Nikes mentioned, Sony (PS3) has introduced motion sensing games, Are they similar to Wii? Anyone has experience?
 
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Go for the Wii... You will end up doing some exercise as you play some games. I had a PS3 and I liked it.
 
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i would say ... you should go for PS3 because it provides with a huge variety if games to choose from ... and moreover is more than just realistic ... go for PS3 ... sony rocks
 
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Jothi Shankar Kumar wrote:Go for the Wii... You will end up doing some exercise as you play some games. I had a PS3 and I liked it.



PS3 doesn't have that motion games?
 
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Bear Bibeault wrote:I have a PS3 and really like it. But I have to admit that I use it more to watch Blu-ray movies and stream from Netflix than to play games.


Does PS3 have good collection of arcade(war, chase, etc) games? This seems attractive, because the slim version also has WiFi/Bluetooth capability.
 
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