I think a lot of the argument against versions and consoles comes down to the same fight between foreign and domestic autos. Brand loyalty and
country of origin.
Some people support the home team, even if the product is not up to snuff. Some people buy the brand they always have, because they are familiar with
I bought a 360 because I wanted to see for myself. It works, I just find it to be a low end U.S. car to a low end Honda. One is a bit cheaper, the
other is more reliable and better looking. In the end, they both get the job done.
I personally don't care for the 2 lb controller, maybe that is an exaggeration, but the 360 controller is heavy and clunky (
like U.S. cars!),
the buttons also squeak (the springs inside) but performs sufficiently, the PS3 controller is light, especially being six-axis, but the dual-shock 2
were not very heavy, and I doubt the dual shock 3 will be much more than the DS2. I also prefer the symmetrical layout of the Playstation
The performance from my perspective has been better on the PS3. Though some games did perform decent on the 360, such as Gears of War, it still had
some hiccups while playing. If you have a 360, it is a great machine. Its cons are far outweighed by its pros. The same goes for the PS3. It
really all does come down to what kind of games you play, and what your personal ergonomic, aesthetic preferences are.
I never had an Xbox, so I don't have the library to make the 360 worth it. I don't care for most of the games on it that are exclusive.
Thing is, this game will look nearly identical. There might be a small tweak here an there, but overall, the textures and such are the same.
Framerate will be the thing I am curious about. I may perhaps rent the 360 version just to compare them side by side at some point.
I think this game will be revolutionary to the industry as GTAIII was. The PSM magazine review makes it sound quite amazing, and they were allowed a
chance to play it hands on and fool around a bit. The AI, the pedestrian diversity, the similarity to NYC, the lighting, and many other effects, I
think people who pick this up on either system are going to be MIA for quite some time