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Thread: 3DS vs PS3

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    3DS vs PS3

    I am trying to decide to get a PS3 or 3DS XL for Christmas. I am very indecisive so I am going to ask you guys. I will be happy with ether one so just tell me what you think after doing the poll.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew View Post
    I am trying to decide to get a PS3 or 3DS XL for Christmas. I am very indecisive so I am going to ask you guys. I will be happy with ether one so just tell me what you think after doing the poll.
    3ds since ps3 sucks. I have both so my opinion counts. Sony has great exclusives like infamous but nothing compared to nintendos exclusives
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    3dsxl be something fun to have then wait for ps4. also you double threaded, i think thats a worse offence than double posting

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    Quote Originally Posted by Princedavid View Post
    also you double threaded, i think thats a worse offence than double posting
    Seriously dude?

    OP: Apples and oranges. Most people here will say 3DS since this is primarily a Nintendo site. I'd just compare what games you're interested in.

    For what it's worth, I love my PS3. Huge backlog of great games to go through as well. 3DS, not so much. But it may have more stuff coming in the future. Hard to say if 3DS will have a longer life cycle than PS3 or not since they supported PS2 for quite some time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Princedavid View Post
    3dsxl be something fun to have then wait for ps4. also you double threaded, i think thats a worse offence than double posting
    I know my computer made me refresh the page and messed everything up. It is so embarrassing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew View Post
    I know my computer made my refresh the page and messed everything up. It is so embarrassing.
    Ask for a merge there are lots of mods on right now

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew View Post
    I know my computer made my refresh the page and messed everything up. It is so embarrassing.
    lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Princedavid View Post
    lol
    Well now it has been moved and merged.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew View Post
    Well now it has been moved and merged.
    Yes it has.

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    REALLY?! Comparing a console to and handheld console. Depends if you like to play on when out and about ur inside your home.

    But deciding on console or handheld doesn't really work. Since both systems have different uses and power.

    Are you guys being biased? LOL

    I think PS3 is better, but like I said comparing 2 different things isn't right.

    IF IT WAS PSVITA VS 3DS, OK.

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    if your getting a wii u there is your console. the question is 3ds or vita for handheld.....
    plus the 3ds is cheaper so then you can get more game(Luigi's mansion 2!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! animal crossing.)
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    Im sorry- i just dont really have much interest in handheld gaming (though, if a good game does come to the original DS Lite, I will prob pick it up). And while Ninty's first party games are superior to all others', I do find entertainment in InFamous, and for short periods of time, Uncharted.
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    your choice but mine is 3DS because you have a lot of Exclusive in there rather on the Ps3 (sorry, I don't know really the exclusive)
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    i would get a PS3 110%.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Singh View Post
    i would get a PS3 110%.
    I officially hate u now








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    Quote Originally Posted by NiNtEnDoLoVeR View Post
    your choice but mine is 3DS because you have a lot of Exclusive in there rather on the Ps3 (sorry, I don't know really the exclusive)
    PS3 has a vast amount of exclusive content, first and third party alike. You may not be aware of it, but it certainly does exist. I can personally attest to the fact that quite a lot of it is fantastic as well.

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    Personally, I would go for the 3DS. It has an incredible library of games already, and plus if you're getting the Wii U than a PS3 isn't really necessary.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Leeroy View Post
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    Just KIDDIN tho were still home dawgs
    lol. in my situation right now, PS3 is better

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Singh View Post
    lol. in my situation right now, PS3 is better
    My ps3 has been a paperweight for months. Lol




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    Quote Originally Posted by leeroy View Post
    my ps3 has been a paperweight for months. Lol




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    I am happy to see that this is not turning into a biased poll. All the input so far has been great.
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    You should get a 3ds XL. It has a 3d screen and the games look fantastic! You can also get exclusives like New Super Mario Bros, Mighty Switch Force, and even Kid Icarus! PS3 doesn't really have all that many fun family friendly titles to play. It's more an adult console than family. And plus you can take the 3DS XL wherever you go! Well I hope I helped! And Good Luck!
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    I haven't played the PS3, but I have played the PS1 and the PS2. And if you already have an Xbox, I don't think it's worth getting the PS3 since most of the games are one it anyway, and there aren't that much exclusive titles.

    And personally, I think 3DS has some good titles like Kid Icarus: Uprising, Ocarina of Time 3D, and Mario Kart 7.

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    I have a PS3 and 3DS. I love them both dearly, but the PS4 will probably be out in a year or two so I would hold off on the PS3. It does have a lot of great games though so you would really like it. The 3DS is super awesome and has a lot of great games out already and also coming in the future. Hope I helped!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Homer Fanboy View Post
    I have a PS3 and 3DS. I love them both dearly, but the PS4 will probably be out in a year or two so I would hold off on the PS3. It does have a lot of great games though so you would really like it. The 3DS is super awesome and has a lot of great games out already and also coming in the future. Hope I helped!
    welcome to the forums. what mmakes you think "in a year or two" exactly? i think its at the least 3

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    Answer this, what would you preference: a Nintendo Exclusive handheld or 'Hardcore' home console?

    Personally, I will always have a soft spot for PS3, and I have never had a 3DS so I voted PS3. (If it was XBOX 360 however .. Ehhhh *throws up*)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drawin View Post
    Answer this, what would you preference: a Nintendo Exclusive handheld or 'Hardcore' home console?

    Personally, I will always have a soft spot for PS3, and I have never had a 3DS so I voted PS3. (If it was XBOX 360 however .. Ehhhh *throws up*)
    R u saying Nintendo isn't hardcore?

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    Well, PS3 is a great console but I think that it doesn't have much time left, maybe Sony will announce it's new home console in 2013. 3DS has much time left and some nice games like Resident Evil: Revelations, Mario Kart: 7 and Bravely Default: Flying Fairy (I'm not sure if that game will be realesed in America).
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    Nintendo 3DS XL will be a better investment.
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    I do not know how U guys could start such a thread when we all knew that the answer would end up as the 3ds...So disappointed in U.

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    Both are very different - one is a handheld device and the other is a home console, so the question really is: would you like a handheld to bring everywhere, or a home console by your TV?

    But I do believe 3DS is a great thing to have, a lot of good games there (Ocarina of Time, Professor Layton, Mario etc.).

    Asking in a Nintendo infested forum about whether buying a PS3 or 3DS, you know what the majority of people will say

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    Not a fair match.

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    I say PS3.

    Honestly, now is the best time to get it as all of the major exclusives will be fresh for you and super cheap at the moment. Plus, there is the upcoming Ni No Kuni, Last of Us, and Beyond Two Souls.

    My suggestions:

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    Uncharted Series
    Metal Gear Solid 4 (assuming you played the rest)
    Ico/Shadow of the Colossus HD
    Heavy Rain

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    PS1 Classics

    Don't get me wrong, I love the 3DS as well, but everything is still fresh on the system and you can get more games for the buck hitting some of the established IP's on PS3

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    Just to be clear the Vita is not an option at all. I would rather buy that microwaved Wii U than that. The Wii U is more useful.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew View Post
    Just to be clear the Vita is not an option at all. I would rather buy that microwaved Wii U than that. The Wii U is more useful.
    Lol

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    Obviously the system least close to death.

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    Just to be clear the Vita is not an option at all. I would rather buy that microwaved Wii U than that. The Wii U is more useful.
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    3DS vs PS3

    Ps3 v 3ds xl?

    I have both (and a vita, which i dont get the bad press? )

    If you game at home no contest, ps3 all the way......

    But you cant take the ps3 to the loo or the bath.......or even walk around with it!

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    completely different machines! I felt the 3ds didnt produce the quality of games i expected! however it depends if you want a portable console or one for at home. PS3 does have some great games but why not scrap both and get a WiiU :-/

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    Quote Originally Posted by patendo View Post
    completely different machines! I felt the 3ds didnt produce the quality of games i expected! however it depends if you want a portable console or one for at home. PS3 does have some great games but why not scrap both and get a WiiU :-/
    That is already in the plans. Why would I not get a Wii U.
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    Here's the way i see it. The ps3 already has a set fanbase but is already beginning to die down which isn't exactly a bad thing because it means that you've gotten cheaper! The 3ds market is becoming bigger and bigger and if you're planning on getting a Wii U, they may soon be able to interact in some really interesting ways. The 3ds is also portable and can deliver Grade A games straight from Nintendo. If you're already planning on getting a WIi U, i recommend the 3ds Xl as it may be able to be used as a second gamepad in the future or atleast connect in interesting ways. That and because it's portable!

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    Your comparing apples and oranges. If you already have a 3DS, I would go PS3 for games like Journey and Flower and all the other great game on there. However If you don't have a 3DS (or if the original hurts your hands) I would go with the XL because of all the games (plus no hand pain). It's your choice, but in the end would say go PS3 for the console titles and games if you already have a 3DS.
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