I am not sure I would upgrade based on hardly any new games. Go to a used shop or find games in the classifieds.
In any case, the PS3 is going to be replaced at the holidays by the Playstation Move which is sort of Wii like...so then you will start running into the PS3 issue with new games being aimed at the Move rather than the PS3.
At this house we have Nintendo DS (one a hand me down from an older brother, one bought with allowance, one a birthday gift-but bought used), a game cube (kid has had for 6 years after earning it), and the Wii. The wii and the DS get the most play, but for a traditional game playing situation they do use the game cube still quite a bit when they want to play together. We have a few Game Boys and maybe still a game boy color sitting around. (remember we have 6 kids....so that adds into games)
We bought the Wii for ourselves as adults when it came out because we were entranced by it. Since the kids don't get new games except by using their own money or gift cards they snag for holidays-we don't usually have this run out of games issue.View Thread
We are thrilled to share with you some changes that have been made to WebMD Health Exchange due to some of the wonderful feedback you all have given us.
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When we launched, the option to add a member story on the WebMD Moderated Exchanges was left off. That has been added back in, and you can begin crafting your stories now!
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We also fixed a defect that was frustrating many of our members. After you joined an Exchange, created your member story, and then voted on a poll you would often be unjoined from the Exchange and your member story would disappear. This issue has been resolved, and you should now remain joined to the Exchange after voting on a poll.
We hope you enjoy these changes. You’ve given us some great feedback. We’re listening, and these are just the first of the fixes and additions to come. Our tech team is already working on several more changes based on your suggestions and comments.
Please keep writing to let us know what you like, what you don’t, and share your suggestions for the future.
Yours in Health, The WebMD Health Exchange StaffView Thread
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