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Pre-ordered a PS4 yesterday through amazon. Guranteed day of release delivery! Yipee
 

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Well I guess I won't have to sit this gen.out I will be getting a PS4 for many reasons but this is the main one.

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that commerical had me in STITCHES. Sony knew they were sucker punching Microsoft after MS's announcement last week. the sheer smugness in that comercial is amazing :D
 

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When I first saw it I was rolling at first you thought it was going to be some tech explanation and then he just hands the guy the case.:D I had a feeling that they had plans similar to MS but after what MS went through after their announcement it seem like they scraped that ideal.
 

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While I do like the wireless controller for the PS4, I do wish they had a wireless PS4 unit that way I don't have to have it very close to the TV for the hdmi hookup.. Would like to have some space between the TV and the unit. Not a big deal, just something to give me more space for hookup.. :)
 

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There are aftermarket products that allow you to do that but they are $$$$, a company called Nyrius offers two that I'm aware of. They are the ARIES Home HD and ARIES Prime


Wow. Didn't know about these products. Wonder how the lag is for gaming? Anybody have one of these for their gaming needs? I am interested if the lag isn't there. Thanks for sending me the details. I will have to research this further. :)
 

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Finding expert reviews for either of them is next to impossible, there was some guy on YouTube who had a review a while back don't know if it's still there.
 

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It was either the PS4 or a new Oppo Blu-ray player. Here recently I've gotten my wife interested in playing and she recently completed the new Lara Croft and is now playing The Last of Us. I went ahead and pre ordered the PS4 Killzone bundle. I'm just hoping with the new PS4 Blu-ray movie load times have improved at least a little though the PS3 is no slouch.
 

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It was either the PS4 or a new Oppo Blu-ray player. Here recently I've gotten my wife interested in playing and she recently completed the new Lara Croft and is now playing The Last of Us. I went ahead and pre ordered the PS4 Killzone bundle. I'm just hoping with the new PS4 Blu-ray movie load times have improved at least a little though the PS3 is no slouch.
Nice move on the Killzone bundle, having the wife in on your hobby is always a plus unless your competing for game time which is the trend in my household. That's my hope as well when comes to load times then again I'm not known as the paragon of patience either.
 

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I haven't gotten a game console in the first year of it's existence for over a decade. This is the first system I think i"ll get at launch (especially if I can get it at costco
 

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Do you think Costco will have it cheaper than Amazon? Not sure there's going to be a price drop for awhile.
 

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Do you think Costco will have it cheaper than Amazon? Not sure there's going to be a price drop for awhile.
usually not, game consoles are usually price fixed because they make little to NO profit on them. I'd buy it from costco mainly for their return policy (I had two ps3's go bad on me within 2 years and I was able to return them each time to costco and get a new one.)
 

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usually not, game consoles are usually price fixed because they make little to NO profit on them. I'd buy it from costco mainly for their return policy (I had two ps3's go bad on me within 2 years and I was able to return them each time to costco and get a new one.)
I must have good luck with electronics because I've never had anything fail while somewhat new. I was really thinking of getting a new Oppo for my Blu-ray duties but since my wife has really started enjoying these games the PS4 is going to carry that duty. Hoping the load times have improved but according to the specs 3x's faster is what I'm expecting and that would be sufficient.
 

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usually not, game consoles are usually price fixed because they make little to NO profit on them. I'd buy it from costco mainly for their return policy (I had two ps3's go bad on me within 2 years and I was able to return them each time to costco and get a new one.)
I'm on my 7th console and will 2nd buying from Costco or anywhere else with liberal return policies. While I wasn't able to buy from Costco, I did buy the extended warranty that GS offered so my total out of pocket cost was 2.5 and 2 of my consoles are still working (knocks on wood).

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I'm on my 7th console and will 2nd buying from Costco or anywhere else with liberal return policies. While I wasn't able to buy from Costco, I did buy the extended warranty that GS offered so my total out of pocket cost was 2.5 and 2 of my consoles are still working (knocks on wood).

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you're on your 7th PS3? !!!!!!!!!!! and I thought I had bad luck with 2 dying in 5 years.
 

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you're on your 7th PS3? !!!!!!!!!!! and I thought I had bad luck with 2 dying in 5 years.
Sorry, never said which system because this is a PS4 thread and I didn't want this to turn into a which system is better war. I think we as consumers of gaming consoles are in for a real threat this time around and I plan on getting both systems (XB1 & PS4) this time because over half of my XBL friends are jumping ship and going w/ Sony's PS4.

When the Xbox 360 released I held off from buying for nearly a year in hopes the RRoD had been sorted out but bought a warranty with GS just in case. So glad I did because the 1st 360 died after 9mo, 2nd went out in 31 days. Wish I had made a better buying decision and bought from a retailer like Sams Club or Costco which have good return policies but lesson learned. It does seems MS finally got it right with the final redesign of the Elite models and the slims as these are the two that are still working for me (knocking on wood again).
 

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I still have the original release PS3. No problems too date, it is starting to hum or whine now though. But as long as it holds out until december for the PS4 i'm good.
 

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If it's starting to whine then it's time to change the thermal paste.
 

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I still have the original release PS3. No problems too date, it is starting to hum or whine now though. But as long as it holds out until december for the PS4 i'm good.
The whir is most likely due to dirty or clogged fans. Your PS3 probably needs a cleaning. Other causes for these problems are worn or failing fans or a failing hard drive (time to back up).
 

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My ps3 just quit working today! What a bummer, I was playing black opp's and it just shut down. :( now when I try to turn it on the light will go green then shuts off. I don't know whether I should buy another or wait for the ps4.
 
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