Five reasons to stick with Xbox 360 -- and five reasons to ditch it for a PS3

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Reasons To Keep The Xbox 360 #3: Born in the USA


If you live in North America – or are one of its lickspittle Allies – then the Xbox 360’s ‘homegrown’ status is definitely appealing. The USA has been out of the console race since Atari ran out of steam in the late 1980s, so it’s refreshing to see an all-American David take on the industry’s Nippon Goliaths for a change (er, unless you’re Japanese).

Mind you, when you consider that Microsoft’s manufacturing plants are all off-shore, it becomes something of a hollow victory – a dud Patriot missile, if you will. Nevertheless, if you’re one of those guys who insist on supporting Ford over Toyota, then the Xbox 360 is definitely the console for you. Yeeee-haw!

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