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Re: The new Xbox 360 thread!
« Reply #15 on: August 27, 2005, 09:03:58 am »
Yeah, the old Xbox made me mad in that it could only play MP3's. I download music legally from realplayer, so it's all in .rax format. I thus could not put my music on my Xbox, which made me angry.

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Re: The new Xbox 360 thread!
« Reply #16 on: August 28, 2005, 10:03:11 pm »
You've got to love the Gamestop $2,000 bundle, okay $1,999.69

http://www.gamestop.com/gs/360/360.asp

Brother, can you spare a dime, err 19,970 dimes!

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In fact, IM or email for contact information, I'm going for it a dime at a time!

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« Reply #17 on: August 29, 2005, 06:58:57 am »
In their defense, that's a pretty good value. Just a lot of money.

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Re: The new Xbox 360 thread!
« Reply #18 on: September 02, 2005, 04:29:37 pm »
that's an f-ing joke ............ right?
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Re: The new Xbox 360 thread!
« Reply #19 on: September 02, 2005, 04:59:40 pm »
Honestly, I'm not sure any of those games are ones I would play. :-\ Maybe I"ll wait to get a system until I see a game I might actually like.

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« Reply #20 on: September 03, 2005, 08:13:45 am »
that's an f-ing joke ............ right?

I mean, if you were going to buy all that crap anyway. Let me do the math...

The premium Xbox360 package... $400
20 games at sixty bucks apiece... $1,200
Headset... ~$30
3 extra controllers... ~$90
Wireless adapter... ~$100
Faceplates... ~$50
1 year warranty... ~$50
1 year Xbox Live... $50
Rechargeable battery... ~$20 I guess
Memory card... ~$25
Play and charge kit... ~$20


TOTAL: $2060


Actually, I retract my earlier statement. Even if you were going to buy all this crap, you would only save about 60 bucks. This is a very crappy deal.
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Re: The new Xbox 360 thread!
« Reply #21 on: September 03, 2005, 10:55:20 am »
bubububububu....
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Re: The new Xbox 360 thread!
« Reply #22 on: September 14, 2005, 03:42:49 am »
I'll be waiting to see what Nintendo comes out with before I buy anything.

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Re: The new Xbox 360 thread!
« Reply #23 on: September 14, 2005, 04:29:38 am »
You can download new content, but since there is no hard drive in the core system developers aren't going to use it unless it's 100% necessary. Otherwise expect to use the good old memory card for all your saves!
  Actually, I'd be highly surprised if this big USB loving machine won't be able to use the Harddrive for saving games.  If Microsoft has any brains at all; they'll design the thing to realize that whether it's on a Harddrive or a memory card, space is space.

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But seriously I know people in the gaming industry are seriously pissed at Microsoft for this extremely sleazy and obvious marketing tactic. Nobody is fooled by this "only $299 (for the piece of crap version)" marketing, and the people it will trick are just going to get angry with them after they have to shell out an extra $100 at the store.

I think this is going to seriously hurt Microsoft in the long run as nobody is going to trust them anyone when it comes to the Xbox 360.
  I've talked to a few people who like it this way, beleive it or not.  They don't like wireless controllers, don't have HD tv, and are prefectly willing to buy the hard drive at a later date if it means they can save a few bucks now, because as you said, it's already going to cost a lot of money between the 300 dollar system, the memory card and a game.



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Oh yeah, I also forgot to mention that the $399 doesn't come with Xbox Live Gold. So the "Xbox 360" will cost $399, Xbox Live Gold will cost $50, an extra wireless controller will be $40, and a single Xbox 360 will be $60 ... grand total of around $550 for the Xbox 360 this Xmas season!!!

Nice going Microsoft.

Why are you going to buy a second controller if your getting Xbox Live?  Better yet, if that much money is so painful to spend at one time; why not just get a month or two of gold for the time being, and a second controller at a later date.

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Re: The new Xbox 360 thread!
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« Reply #25 on: September 16, 2005, 01:10:56 pm »
Why are you going to buy a second controller if your getting Xbox Live? Better yet, if that much money is so painful to spend at one time; why not just get a month or two of gold for the time being, and a second controller at a later date.

well u know, some ppl have friends
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Re: The new Xbox 360 thread!
« Reply #26 on: September 16, 2005, 02:32:14 pm »
people who spend too much on the XBox 360 will either be too rich to have friends or too poor to afford friends.
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Re: The new Xbox 360 thread!
« Reply #27 on: September 16, 2005, 02:41:14 pm »
i still think the $2000 thing is a joke
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Re: The new Xbox 360 thread!
« Reply #28 on: October 15, 2005, 06:49:26 pm »
It is really expensive!

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Re: The new Xbox 360 thread!
« Reply #29 on: November 18, 2005, 02:32:47 pm »
When I was in Best Buy yesterday, they had two 360 games on sale already. Kameo and another one. I suppose if you knew you were getting the system, you could pick up your game early.