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Microsoft says Xbox 360 is the best value for the money

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We wouldn't expect the Senior VP of Microsoft Interactive Entertainment to say any less.

"Of course, I'm biased given the role that I'm in but if I really think about it using my consumer instincts and the experience that I've had, this is the best blend of performance, price, online and games - by far," says Don Mattrick.

Peter Moore's replacement also adds that "On a price per value basis, I think we win...relative to Sony and Nintendo.

The self-applause continues: "I think we're getting to the point of critical mass in terms of the number of hits. I think we have the highest rated content ever to exist on a gaming system."

MSNBC asks him what he meant by that, and he explains that "there are more 85-plus rated games on Xbox 360, by a long shot, when you compare it with PlayStation 3 and Wii." Ah, so we're leaving out the PS2, DS, and so on?

Finally, on top of having the "highest rated content ever" and being the best "on a price per value basis," Mattrick thinks that the Xbox 360 can have a decade long shelf life like the PS2 has.

"We’re at a point now where we’re eight years in, and there’s more resources, more third-party support, more retail support and more consumer support. And it’s very probable that this will be a longer life cycle."

Microsoft, we'd pat you on a back for a job well done, but it looks like you got that covered. 

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