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PlayStation 3 rises above while Wii goes MIA

On the heels of a "positive news recap," it makes it even sweeter to report that the PS3 has moved up on CNET's Weekly Hit List to take the #6 spot. This top 20 catalog is based on visitor interest, so it's great to see Sony's brainchild advance three spots from 9th place (it's "Still Warm" according to placement).

Interestingly enough, the Nintendo Wii has dropped off the chart entirely. Last seen at #18, the console had been on it for almost 60 weeks. At least we know what's on CNET visitor's minds.

[Via Punch Jump]

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1. The Wii is off the charts? I bet that's a silent victory for Sony.

I think we'll see increased interest and less bitching as the launch date rolls in closer.

Posted at 11:07AM on Aug 1st 2006 by SuicideNinja 0 stars

2. Here we go, and another joystiq fanboy war is staged again.

Posted at 1:18PM on Aug 1st 2006 by Nik 0 stars

3. The sad fact is that people will buy this system simply because they are blindly loyal to Sony. Sony is riding on their name, they don't deliver what they say they will.

Playstation 3 summarized:No must have titles, no online setup that can come close to the $>1 Billion Xbox Live, very minimal power superiority to the 360, games being canceled due to the complex nature of the development along with cost,delays,then finally the COST OF THE SYSTEM...for what!? If you want to brag about how you've got all these old games, then play them on the ps2! You want to stick with the old outdated stuff,then do it! You don't need a new platform to do that! I choose to move with the times.

There is absolutely nothing that is a must have about this new system. Remember when Sega had the 60% share of the market, just as sony does now? People back then recognized sony had a better system (PS1), and adapted with the times.

Now its Xbox's time. Love Microsoft,hate them, I don't care,but buy the better product for your own sake!They have all the developers, plus they bought out a bunch of them last round, they were looking at the long-term,now you can see it. Are you Sony fanboys really going to spend $600 just to be part of the crowd?

Posted at 6:49PM on Aug 1st 2006 by Anthony 0 stars

4. lol @anthony (obvious fanboy)
wat about mgs4, ff13, re5,,obvlivion, etc...
and as for xbl $1 billion dollars 900 of those millions is halo 2 which is last gen so go troll somewhere else u fagot

Posted at 9:02PM on Aug 1st 2006 by scab 0 stars

5. I don't know about Metal Gear Solid 4 ( I thought they killed the series with Substance, the one before it was great though), but I know for a fact that Resident Evil 5 is coming out on the 360 in 2008 ( Xbox mag) and I believe Oblivion is already out unless I'm confusing it with something else. And, I remember when Square Enix said that all new Final Fantasy games would be for the 360 unless they turned on their word and want to make a horrible version of a good game ( Ex. Capcom / RE4 for PS2) So really, the 360 is the better console for standardized gaming.

Posted at 5:37PM on Aug 4th 2006 by wes 0 stars

6. One more thing, scab's right about Halo 2.
The first was better. Halo 2 sucked.
I don't like Microsoft over Sony or vice versa, but if I can get the same stuff for just a little cheaper and just as good, then I will.

Posted at 5:43PM on Aug 4th 2006 by wes 0 stars

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