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Offline Aybraus

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Used Xbox 360s
« on: March 26, 2006, 09:04:25 pm »
There are 3 used 360s at my local EB for $299.

Sounds like a good deal to me, a hundred bucks less and no waiting 'till April.  Should I get one?  I have a 480p TV and lotsa ventilation.


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Re: Used Xbox 360s
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2006, 09:15:35 pm »
If they actully work and they aren't the core crap go nuts.

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Re: Used Xbox 360s
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2006, 09:29:32 pm »
I bought mine used, off some dude, and he got it on launch and it works fine. I say go for it.
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Re: Used Xbox 360s
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2006, 08:31:01 am »
The question is:  Why would somebody sell back thier system?
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Re: Used Xbox 360s
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2006, 10:11:07 am »
The question is: Why would somebody sell back thier system?
Because they can't download Geometry Wars due to a terrifying lack of internet connectivity. Otherwise, no reason is really good. If you can play Geometry Wars, you have the best game on the system.

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Re: Used Xbox 360s
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2006, 11:57:54 am »
The question is:  Why would somebody sell back thier system?

I bought mine used off a married grad student.  He said he couldn't afford his gaming habits, and something tells me the Mrs. may have told him to get rid of it as well.  He only played it for a couple hours total, and it works like a charm.
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Re: Used Xbox 360s
« Reply #6 on: March 31, 2006, 05:20:11 pm »
The question is:  Why would somebody sell back thier system?
Because they can't download Geometry Wars due to a terrifying lack of internet connectivity. Otherwise, no reason is really good. If you can play Geometry Wars, you have the best game on the system.

Interestingly enough, someone released Geometry Wars on the PC for free.  It's under a different name of course (Grid Wars I believe), but it's the same exact game.

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Re: Used Xbox 360s
« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2006, 01:03:14 am »
The question is: Why would somebody sell back thier system?
Because they can't download Geometry Wars due to a terrifying lack of internet connectivity. Otherwise, no reason is really good. If you can play Geometry Wars, you have the best game on the system.

Interestingly enough, someone released Geometry Wars on the PC for free. It's under a different name of course (Grid Wars I believe), but it's the same exact game.

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Re: Used Xbox 360s
« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2006, 08:39:18 am »
He probably sold the system cause there's nothing worth playing on the 360 right now.  (yes i know theres one or 2 games but thats not enough to merit buying a $400 console)

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Re: Used Xbox 360s
« Reply #9 on: April 01, 2006, 11:41:43 pm »
He probably sold the system cause there's nothing worth playing on the 360 right now. (yes i know theres one or 2 games but thats not enough to merit buying a $400 console)

Oblivion is worth $400 by itself.
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Re: Used Xbox 360s
« Reply #10 on: April 02, 2006, 02:25:36 pm »
New shipments came in today!  Hoorah!
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Re: Used Xbox 360s
« Reply #11 on: April 02, 2006, 02:34:20 pm »
My EB doesn't have enough to even fill their pre-orders now. It's starting to get very annoying. I want to play oblivion, damnit!

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Re: Used Xbox 360s
« Reply #12 on: April 04, 2006, 07:41:50 pm »
Yeah you should get it, I have a standard def TV and it looks awesome still, not as good as an HDTV though.  Its worth it for Live though, 360 Live is so awesome 8)  But if its the core then don't bother.

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Re: Used Xbox 360s
« Reply #13 on: April 04, 2006, 08:11:31 pm »
Does anyone even know what the HD does?  It only makes the picture clear.  It's not that big of a deal what TV you play games on.  It's a minor upgrade when comparing it with different TVs.
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Re: Used Xbox 360s
« Reply #14 on: April 06, 2006, 07:24:04 pm »
Does anyone even know what the HD does?  It only makes the picture clear.  It's not that big of a deal what TV you play games on.  It's a minor upgrade when comparing it with different TVs.

True but crisper details could show a tiny enemy head hiding away  :P  And actually the wide screen does help since you have a bigger view.