Awesomedrako, you only mentioned x360/ps3 exclusives "you" thought were worth getting. Why not simply list the ones available for both systems? You forgot to mention Lost Oddysey, Blue Dragon, the Forza series, Ace Combat 6, Bullet Witch, Frontline: FoW, Crackdown, etc.. The lists goes on for both systems in terms of exclusives obviously, but the list you provided clearly shows a biased view towards ps3. Tekken is a good game that shows one good point for x360 --- the load times. There are tons of videos on youtube showing the load times for both systems, but there's one that shows both systems and the arcade version loading the same characters on the same stage at the same time. The x360's version was mere seconds slower than the arcade version. What's so special about that??? Tekken was built on the PS3's engine, and the ps3 was the last to load!!! This isn't the first time Namco has done this; the previous Tekkens were built on Sony's system 246 (ps2). Some games just load or look better on the x360 vice ps3... Armor Core 4 is another example. The graphics were simply darker on ps3, and slightly brighter and more vivid on x360. From a developer's standpoint, it has been said more times that games are easier to make on the x360. There's also directx which makes x360 standout in some games. Before I continue, I am not biased to one system. I own both systems, and play them equally. However, if one were to make a comparison, try not to throw a biased opinion in that equation. PS3 is also a great system. The bluetooth connectivity, bluray games (which hold 25-50gb worth of data depending on whether its single or dual-layered), top-notch graphics, and exclusive ip games make it an awesome stand-out system. There are many fighting game tournaments who prefer using the ps3 over the x360 because its easier to change controls, no account is needed to play the game offline, etc. Speaking of controls, there are alot of pad players in the fighting game world. X360's pad is more geared toward FPS games and the dpad sucks when it comes to executing a shoryuken on SSFIV. PS3's pad has been tried and true since 1994 and many people came up playing Street Fighter, Darkstalkers, and other fighting games on Sony's dpad. Me personally, I prefer ps3's dpad if I'm not using an arcade stick, so I try to get an arcade stick for both systems to avoid that fiasco. Sure, there are tricks in fixing x360's dpad (pringles top trick, sand paper trick, etc) but why go through all of that. There's also ps3's Home, which I would rather prefer be the interface than a stand alone game. You can play games that aren't even on sale in retail stores with Home. And to show off one's accomplishments based on decking your house out with trophies and other items is glorious. You can deck out your ps3 without worrying about getting hammered by Sony for doing so. If you want lights on your ps3 and a bigger harddrive, go ahead and get it modded... MS just detects that mess and bans your xbl acct. With the ps3, I can see what's happening around the world without using a web browser. Hell, they have a web browser!!! Final Fantasy XIV is also a good point to bring out, as there might not be an x360 release like they did for FFXI. As both systems have pros, they have cons. While x360 has a good online service, it costs 50 USD a year, whereas Sony's is free, but you don't really get much out of it and the navigation is rather horrendous. You get what you pay for. Both systems have a RRoD or YLoD, and people still buy the systems. There were reports of ps3 systems just straight up dying even before the YLoD issue came about. For x360, when you make an account name, it can't be profane or derogatory, but you can put spaces in your name. Ps3 accounts can have almost any name, but you can't have spaces, just -'s and _'s. Both systems are backwards compatible, but you can't play online with the selective xbox1 games anymore since the servers are shutdown; and depending on what ps3 you bought, you can't play ps2 games, only ps1. The OtherOS option was removed from ps3 awhile back, and that straight up sucked for alot of Linux and Windows XP/7 fans. MS has the games on demand which allows you to put the game on the hdd, but why pay an extra 20 USD for something you already have??? The download to hdd option on the x360 is good for some games, but others run slower (Halo 3), and you can't play the game without using the disc. Both companies are biting off of Nintendo Wii's success with their own version of motion gaming (Playstation's Move and MS's Natal). Some games that were exclusives for one system ends up being remade for the other system with extras (Enchanted Arms, Unreal Tournament 3, etc). In the end, there's really no better system of the two. I will say this though: they both crush the Wii!!!