nice job, jerks

Microsoft has done a surprisingly good job with the Xbox 360 (except with its marketing in Japan). A couple years ago, I thought I would only be interested in the PS3, but now I have an Xbox 360, and the reasons I have to even want to buy a PS3 when its price drops are dwindling (the remaining ones being Final Fantasy XIII, LittleBigPlanet, free online play, Blu-ray, and maybe Home… we’ll see on that one). Then I didn’t think I’d pay the extra for Xbox LIVE Gold, but when my friend and I wanted to be able to play Marvel: Ultimate Alliance together and I found myself shelling out fifty bucks for a year of it.

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