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some_guy
02-05-05, 09:16
I am going to buy one of those consoles! And I would like to hear your opinion! Which one is better: PS 2 or X-Box?! :confused:

[ 02. May 2005, 10:17: Message edited by: some_guy ]

Cookin
02-05-05, 09:21
Have you thought about waiting for PS3 or X-box2?

tlr online
02-05-05, 09:25
Yup. I was just about to suggest the same. Personally, I'd hold out.

some_guy
02-05-05, 09:27
Well, I would buy PS2 or X-Box for TRL! And when are PS3 and X-box 2 coming?!

[ 02. May 2005, 10:29: Message edited by: some_guy ]

tlr online
02-05-05, 09:29
I'd go for XBOX. Newer hardware.

some_guy
02-05-05, 09:39
Thank you tlr! ;) When are PS 3 and X-Box 2 coming out?!

Taker Fan
02-05-05, 11:43
Like next year I think? But I would go for the PS2 because it has alot opf good games like Tekken 5. Some day I will have to sell my PS2 for the PS3! ( goes to the bathroom and cries )

Scottlee
02-05-05, 11:54
I'd pick PS2 over Xbox...

- More quality games
- DVD capabilties (don't think Xbox has this)
- Oh, and PS2 is what Lara appears on

The next generation consoles are not far off, but you can pick-up current gen consoles for quite cheap prices if you want something in the interim.

Sin
02-05-05, 13:07
I Prefer PS2!
That have more games, and they are mutch better!!!

RavenLettan
02-05-05, 16:05
GameCube :D

If you already have that.. then I don't see the need for another console. ^_^

when you break it down, it's actually more about the games you prefer to play on which you will want to buy.

Feature-wise, both can play Audio, both can go Online (X-Box out of the Box with Live!, PS2 .. well I'm still waiting for my kit and that was 3months ago I sent off the registration for my PS2-S), they can both play DVD (although limited to retail regional only, it's cheaper and more effective spending 35 on a Stand-Alone Region-Free player)

So as I said, it comes down to the games.
Neither has 'more quality titles', while it's true the Playstation 2 has a much lager library of games to choose from 90% of it is just pure bilge. The number of actual Quality standard games is actually probably about equal.

The Playstation 2 definately caters for the more lonely, single player. Most games you'll buy are one player, and those with more than one player often are still played only in single player mode.

About the only multiplayer game I have which everyone joins in on is Soul Calibur 2. Even then we tend to play the GameCube version more because you can have up to four fighters at once which gets crazy.

There are some very good reasons on why each console is special though.

Playstation 2 - Final Fantasy, .//Hack, Jakk-Series
X-Box - Fable, Halo, Jade Empire
GameCube - Resident Evil, Viewtiful Joe, Pikmin

Each of the games however really caters to completely different markets, and while each console tends to have similar ranges of games. They're often over shadowed by the main sellers.

GameCube titles, are more original.
X-Box titles, are definately more aimed at PC Gamers.
Playstation 2 titles, are aimed at people who have too much time on thier hands.

The next-generation consoles will be out soon.
I've personally put off getting another X-Box (last one was chucked out of a window by an Ex heh.. can't say I was particularly sad about it though), and instead have Pre-Ordered an X-Box 360 from Game.

It should be able to play the original X-Box games emulated. Playstation 3 will be out around Spring 2006 with the Revolution.

Plan to only get the Revolution to start with, as the Playstation2-Slim should last me for a while given I rarely play on it.

Another reason I'm more pumped about the new X-Box is because of the current game line up. Many familiar faces return, Sony haven't announced any guarenteed titles yet.. As Final Fantasy XII is on the PS2 (and the only reason I have PS2 is the FF Series) well I see no reason to look forward to thier new offering.

some_guy
02-05-05, 17:57
Thank you all for opinions! ;)
I decided that I will only upgrade my computer and wait for the next generation consoles! http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif Till then I will think about which console will I buy! http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

Chug a Bug
02-05-05, 18:11
PC! Better than either. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif ;)

Apofiss
02-05-05, 18:48
So far PC (High-end PC) can offer games in much better quality (higher resalutions for anything, effects [ok Xbox can offer a lot of the same]...also well you can make screenshoots, upgrade game with some cool patch and so on). Will see how PS3, Xbox2 and Nintendo Revalution will perform! :cool:

About your question, choose PS2.

Thorn
02-05-05, 19:12
I don't care about the Xbox. Sure it may have better hardware but the controller sucks and there's more games on the PS2. All my favorites are on it. Go for PS2. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

RavenLettan
02-05-05, 21:44
Originally posted by Apofiss:
So far PC (High-end PC) can offer games in much better quality (higher resalutions for anything, effects [ok Xbox can offer a lot of the same]...also well you can make screenshoots, upgrade game with some cool patch and so on). Will see how PS3, Xbox2 and Nintendo Revalution will perform! :cool:

About your question, choose PS2. Shame on you... and you have one of the current generation NVIDIA cards too!

Doom3 on the PC and on the X-Box are seriously different experiences graphically speaking.
What I'd like to know is how the hell they go it running at a reasonable speed on that setup, given how slowly it runs on the PC on the same setup.

If you try running Doom3 on P3 800MHz, 128MB. GeForce 3 Ti 200 64MB... you'll be lucky to be pushing 10fps.

You need atleast a Pentium 4 1.5GHz, and loading times are ridiculous without 512MB Ram, not to mention graphically you need a GeForce4 Ti in order to make headway speedwise. (would love to be able to change my FX5200 to nv10 settings over nv20... cause PS 2.0 is slow as hell on these cards, 1.4 is the only reasonable speed Shader type.

http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif Still I totally agree. You want to have a fairly modern PC setup.

If you get yourself an AMD64 3000+, 512MB PC2700, GeForce 6 6600GT.. you'll effectively be set for any games due over the next 2 years. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

You can pick up a Mobo kit and the card for around $350 total, especially if you get a PCI-E Mobo.

Apofiss
02-05-05, 22:09
If you get yourself an AMD64 3000+, 512MB PC2700, GeForce 6 6600GT.. you'll effectively be set for any games due over the next 2 years I would say 1024MB (512+512) PC3200 is more recommended for great gaming. (for example Doom3 textures takes almost 450MB of RAM on UltraHQ! :eek: btw I don't like this game http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif ) Just thiking, new ATI Fudo can get 14K marks in 3dmark05 which is even more than nVidia SLI! Not even talkin about Fudo SLI! I don't know, but I think that best buy is GF6800GT... http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/privateeye.gif