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Play Station or Wii

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Shunpike, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. Shunpike

    Shunpike Well-Known Member

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    Hi guys

    I have 6 year old twin boys and for Christmas I would like to buy either Play Station or Wii for them.

    I read some reviews to be able to pick the one that is more suitable for 6 year olds but not a lot of comparison.

    Any suggestions here?
     
  2. Cowboys&LakersFan

    Cowboys&LakersFan Benched

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    I like the PS3 better, but I think a Wii would be better for kids so if I were you I'd buy them that then get them the PS3 when they're older. ;)
     
  3. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    I have a Playstation 3, but the only thing I really use it for is MLB.tv and Netflix. I just don't play many console games.

    That said, if your twins are six years old I would think the Wii would be the better choice. The Wii has a lot of less complicated for them than the PS3 I believe.

    There are other users here that have both. I'm sure they will chime in as well.
     
  4. dez_for_prez

    dez_for_prez Active Member

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    Go with the Wii. More games that your kids would enjoy.
     
  5. Lodeus

    Lodeus Well-Known Member

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    Wii or 360 would be the better choice for kids.
     
  6. Dallas

    Dallas Old bulletproof tiger

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    I just pre-ordered the Wii-U last week at GS. We have all 3 systems, but to be honest, I started my son out on an SNES at 4 yrs old and he is 10x the gamer I am now. :( Very good at it.

    The Wii is a great system for children of that age. I'd def look into it more than say the PS3. It has some good kids games but nothing compared to the Wii.


    G/L and Im sure w/e you choose they runts will enjoy it. :starspin
     
  7. Shunpike

    Shunpike Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys.

    I guess Wii it is then.
     
  8. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    My kids like Playstation now they are 13-11. When they were younger the Wii. They are practically giving the Wii away nowadays arent they?
     
  9. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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  10. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    I bought a PS3 because my son said I needed it to get 1080 for some reason. I get 1080 from my AppleTV. Not much on Comcast at 1080 it seems or am I wrong about that? I also have a WD media ctr for some downloads on a network HD. I guess that does 1080 if the media is 1080?? What to I need this PS3 for? Never used it.

    BTW, seems Wii better for kids. At least they interact with it and get some exercise.
     
  11. Ultimategamer5567

    Ultimategamer5567 Member

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    No. Just no.
     
  12. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Yes just yes :laugh2:
     
  13. Ultimategamer5567

    Ultimategamer5567 Member

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    I'm'a fixin' to 'bout to kick yer arse, you hear me, Amigo?
     
  14. Wimbo

    Wimbo Active Member

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    You can bet a refurbished Wii for about $100 at Gamestop. If it's for Christmas, the next generation Wii should be out by then.
     
  15. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    No senior I no hear so good
     
  16. Dallas

    Dallas Old bulletproof tiger

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    HE SAID HE WAS GOING TO KICK YOUR BOO-TAY AFTER SCHOOL !!!!

    ;)
     
  17. trickblue

    trickblue Not Old School...Old Testament...

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    We had a LOT of fun together on the Wii when my kids were younger. You get to create your own character as well, so they will like that...

    One thing I would caution.... make SURE they use the wrist straps at ALL times. If not you will likely be buying a new TV, fixing walls and buying new controllers...
     
  18. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Yeah it was the kids fault :rolleyes:

    :laugh2:
     
  19. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler

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    Don't overlook XBOX-Kinect. When the kids get older, just add a regular XBOX to the list :)

    This was meant for the OP, not you Trick
     
  20. Rynie

    Rynie Benched

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    I'd go with a Wii. Anything made by SONY will just break in a few months.
     

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