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MattHiggs
03-05-2002, 10:04:17
Released midnight tonight... I bet no-one here is getting one. :D

King_Ghidra
03-05-2002, 10:23:14
i'm v tempted - i really want to play phantasy star online ver 1 & 2
and Super Monkey Ball looks fantastic

Funkodrom
03-05-2002, 10:28:30
This weeks kerrang had Pitchshifter reviewing Gamecube games. They gave Super Monkey Ball 1 K and said it would be fun if you were a 3 1/2 year old japanese girl.

I can't think of anything much more pointless than getting rockbands to review games and it was a terribly bad featyre but I thought that was funny in this context.

King_Ghidra
03-05-2002, 11:06:43
you mean ironic - i am a 3 1/2 year old japanese girl

how you like my diction, englishman?

FunkyFingers
03-05-2002, 12:10:14
GayCube. :bash:

Ex-Box. :bash:

PS2 :cool:

Mightytree
03-05-2002, 12:20:34
Consoles. :bash:

Funkodrom
03-05-2002, 12:21:30
PCs, bugs, 78 meg patches. :bash:

Mightytree
03-05-2002, 12:22:09
MikeH. :bash:

Funkodrom
03-05-2002, 12:27:07
OldMightyWarrior_42 :bash:

Venom
03-05-2002, 12:42:17
FunkyMingers is Sony's bitch.

FunkyFingers
03-05-2002, 12:49:39
I don't even have a PS2 :p

Must admit, I'm fed up with PC gaming - all that constant upgrading, patching, re-booting, downloading, upgrading, patching, re-booting, downloading...

Since I bought my P2-350, I have bought a total of 4 graphics cards and doubled the RAM capacity. All for what? I still can't run any new games and I have to delete something when I want to install something new, having now only 300megs free on the HD.
I should just buy a PS2 and be done with it.

Venom
03-05-2002, 12:51:02
There are other consoles out there.

King_Ghidra
03-05-2002, 13:06:19
Since i bought my ps2 it has had considerably less play time than my dreamcast which IMHO has a far superior canon of games.

I won't wait for the good PS2 games forever - Gamecube, XBox: the ball is in your court...

Venom
03-05-2002, 13:08:31
Halo is a sweet game for the X-Box.

Sean
03-05-2002, 16:58:41
Well, I will have to buy GameCube, just for any Nintendo and Rare games. I will have to buy the PS2 for an ISS/PES variant, and I don’t want that hoofing great X-Box anywhere near me.

It also has much better adverts than the X-Box and (arguably) the PS2.

Funky: Gaystation 2?

Qaj the Fuzzy Love Worm
03-05-2002, 20:09:43
http://www.gamers.com/news/1140732

Following last month's rather shocking revelation that Microsoft had originally tapped Sega to develop the Xbox, it's now been revealed that at one point Microsoft was dealing with Nintendo too. In fact, Microsoft was all but set to outright buy the company.

Could be a candidate article for the front page. :gotit:

Snapcase
03-05-2002, 23:01:57
Not that I'd ever buy a console, but none of the current set seem to offer what I want, which is a modern box with good simple platform/Console RPG games and DVD playback.

Sean
03-05-2002, 23:04:02
All have one but not the other.

Snapcase
03-05-2002, 23:34:22
Exactly. Do I go for good hardware, classic Nintendo-Style Games, or DVD Playback? Neither, as it stands now, but that's what's stopping me. Plus the fact that I can't afford it. And that I have other priorities than games. As it stands now, the Gamecube is the closest, especially after Sunshine comes out.

Funkodrom
04-05-2002, 09:37:10
Sean: if you have PES on the PS1 then there's not a huge amount of difference in the gameplay to the PS2 version according to my friend who has both.

Sean
04-05-2002, 09:40:15
Really? I heard PES on the PS1 was just like ISS2 and a bit?

Cool! :bounce:.

Funkodrom
04-05-2002, 10:08:09
I'll check that again for you if you want next time I see him.