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    The xbox and gamecube have hit the USA. The Xbox release here in early march for 300 and the Nintendo gamecube in may for a mere 150. The Playstation 2 is already in many homes.

    Who will win the war?

    Which clanrammers have bought what?

    Does anyone own them all and can comment on which to buy?

    Does it not matter?

    Are games so similar with only a few graphical tweaks that we may as well just keep our ps2's and wait for some inspiration that may shake up a stagment market? Is the X box that inspiration?
    The Breakfast Club. You want cheese with that?

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