Recommendation report on which new video game system is the best buy

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I have prepared this recommendation report to determine which new video game system my friends and I should buy between the Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, or the Playstation 3, by researching at stores and online. Each system has been evaluated using the following criteria, in descending order of importance.

1.Cost 2.Number of games 3.Control CRITERIA Cost The system should be under $400. The price listed is without tax or shipping.

*Xbox 360$299.99 *Nintendo Wii$249.99 *Playstation 3$499.00 Xbox 360 The Xbox 360 comes with the console, 1 wired controller, a standard AV cable, Xbox Live Silver Service, and a white faceplate.

(Figure 1: Xbox 360) Nintendo Wii The Nintendo Wii comes with the console, 1 Wii remote, 1 numchuck remote, 1wii console stand,1 sensor bar, 1 AV cable, 1 AC adapter, and 1 Wii Sports Game Disc.

(Figure 2: Nintendo Wii) Playstation 3 The Playstation 3 comes with the console, 1 wireless remote.

(Figure 3: Playstation 3) ConclusionOnly the Xbox 360 and the Nintendo Wii meet the first criterion. The Nintendo Wii is the cheapest leaving $150 for games and accessories, the Xbox 360 comes in second leaving $100, and the Playstation 3 comes in last at $499 exceeding the budget by $99.

Number of Games The number of games has a lot to do with if we will purchase the system or not, because if there aren't many games available, that would eliminate our reason for buying a new system.

Xbox 360174 Nintendo Wii112 Playstation 343 ConclusionThe Xbox 360 has the most games out, and the Nintendo Wii comes in second, but the Playstation 3 only has 43 games released.

Control In this section I will describe how the controls for the systems work.

The Xbox can use a wired controller like...