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PC Magazine puts PS3 over Wii

PC Magazine logoIt's a close race to be sure, but the latest issue of PC Magazine has the mighty PS3 edging out the diminutive Wii by half-a-star for the coveted "best new console" title. The PS3 scored a 4.5/5 while the Wii came in with a respectable 4/5.

Putting the PS3 over the top were its "killer gaming performance, Blu-ray player, media card reader, HDMI-out with 1080p" and its ability to work with PS1 and PS2 games. Costing the Wii its precious half-point were "poor graphics" and its lack of DVD playback capabilities.

The bottom-line for PC Magazine was that the PS3 is a hardcore (aka fanboy) gamer's dream while the Wii was a bit more "cute and friendly," catering more to non-gamers and families (aka non-fanboys).

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1. its pretty obvious really pc's are about graphics, power the ps3 is pc like

Posted at 5:05PM on Dec 31st 2006 by mike

2. How come places like Joystiq and Kotaku never mentioned this? There are way too many PS3 haters out there. Nice site, btw.

Posted at 9:19AM on Jan 9th 2007 by Brian Spence

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