The library Teen Zone needs your help. It has been suggested by many our teens who frequent Gaming Power Hour (x2) that we purchase a new console. Xbox 360 was suggested for its price and available games i.e. more T-rated games.
While speaking with one of Mr. Hendrix's freshman classes at Harrison High, I got a different opinion. An overwhelming majority suggested we purchase a PS3. The Xbox 360 supporters were outnumbered almost 3:1, but they persevered under the assault of accusations of poor quality and inferior graphics. "You're wasting the library's money if you buy a 360," one student shouted, "It's going to break and be unavailable most of the time." And, this comment almost ended the argument. We settled everyone down and a student eloquently started, "The best game system for the library is the PS3 because it has better quality and can stand up to the rigorous play of teens. The PS3 also has better games." The room exploded!
I realized I wasn't going to solve the console war there, so I told them let's settle it here on our new blog page. They asked one final question, "What console was I going to get?" I told them, I came into the class (not expecting this at all) pretty much sold on getting the Xbox 360, but their arguments persuaded me to consider the PS3.
Despite the suggestive image of the PS3 hovering over the 360 almost victorious, my position is neutral. So, what console do you think the Teen Zone should add, Xbox 360 or PS3?
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